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Oct. 01, 2014 @ 08:57 AM

ICC prepares to train firefighters

Isothermal Community College will have a firefighters training ground in the near future. 

During its regular meeting on Tuesday, the Isothermal Board of Trustees approved the acquisition of the property for the fire training facility and a recommendation of the architectural firm for the project.

Oct. 01, 2014 @ 03:27 PM

Court blocks part of new North Carolina voting law

Parts of North Carolina's new voting law, considered one of the toughest in the nation, were set aside for next month's elections because they were likely to disenfranchise black voters, a federal appeals court panel ruled Wednesday.


Oct. 01, 2014 @ 12:43 PM

VIDEO: 2014 The Game Changer event

Here is a video from the program 2014: The Game Changer, presented by the Rutherford County Tourism Development Authority.


Oct. 01, 2014 @ 11:59 AM

Changes in more than 20 NC laws begin today

New North Carolina laws involving coal ash, specialty license plates and the regulation of alcoholic beverages are being implemented starting in October.



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Oct. 01, 2014 @ 08:11 AM

Lady Gryphons best Highland in five sets

The Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy (TJCA) Lady Gryphon volleyball team took its second straight victory following a five-set marathon against Highland Tech. 


Sep. 30, 2014 @ 10:25 AM

Features provide excitement at Harris

With cooperative weather, features filled the night at Harris Speedway Saturday.


Sep. 28, 2014 @ 01:40 PM

Last-second field goal sinks Trojans

With 5.1 seconds left, Draughn Wildcats kicker Abraham Sagaon-Lozada chipped a game-winning, 30-yard field goal, giving Draughn a 3-0 win, their first, and the Chase Trojans their fourth consecutive loss. 


Sep. 28, 2014 @ 01:32 PM

Big plays, turnovers haunt Gryphons in loss

The Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy (TJCA) Gryphons were just 40 yards away from the game tying touchdown against the Rabun Gap Eagles, but a pick-six by Carter King sealed the Eagles 37-24 loss Friday afternoon.


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Sep. 28, 2014 @ 03:48 PM

Celebration of the Arts winners

Winners of the 2014 Celebration of the Arts (COTA), a judged art competition funded in part by Grass Roots funding from the North Carolina Arts Council, were announced during an Artists Reception.

Oct. 01, 2014 @ 10:31 AM

CHC: Raising health and wellness bar

Working behind the scenes, the Community Health Council of Rutherford County (CHC) has been advocating health initiatives and policy changes since 2000.


Oct. 01, 2014 @ 09:23 AM

WAGNER: It may not be prayer after all

I suppose we have all had those moments when we saw something that just melted our hearts and made us smile ... until we looked a little closer. I had one of those moments just this past week. 


Sep. 30, 2014 @ 11:30 AM

PHOTO: Clint Black in concert

Country music star Clint Black brought his show to the Foundation, Isothermal Community College on Saturday night with such hits as "Killin' Time."


Sep. 28, 2014 @ 06:53 PM

Guffey retires from U.S. Navy

Captain Harvey L. Guffey, Jr., a native of Ellenboro and a graduate of North Carolina State University with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering recently retired from the U.S. Navy.


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Aug. 13, 2013 @ 10:44 AM

Business

From Wall Street to Main Street.

Oct. 01, 2014 @ 12:43 PM

VIDEO: 2014 The Game Changer event

Here is a video from the program 2014: The Game Changer, presented by the Rutherford County Tourism Development Authority.


Oct. 01, 2014 @ 11:59 AM

Changes in more than 20 NC laws begin today

New North Carolina laws involving coal ash, specialty license plates and the regulation of alcoholic beverages are being implemented starting in October.


Sep. 30, 2014 @ 10:29 AM

PHOTO: Man taken to hospital

Thomas Conner, an employee of Campbell's Cleaning Service, was transported to Cleveland Regional Medical Center and transferred to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte Monday morning after he fell at Facebook's Forest City Data Center. 


Sep. 28, 2014 @ 04:49 PM

Program talks of potential impact of equestrian center

The impact of the Tryon International Equestrian Center may be as much as Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis.


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Oct. 01, 2014 @ 10:25 AM

STANFORD: Bomb Mexico?

Sometimes it's hard to tell whether a politician is crazy or just joking. The problem is usually that no one is laughing.


Oct. 01, 2014 @ 09:23 AM

WAGNER: It may not be prayer after all

I suppose we have all had those moments when we saw something that just melted our hearts and made us smile ... until we looked a little closer. I had one of those moments just this past week. 


Oct. 01, 2014 @ 08:39 AM

OUR VIEW: Education picture in North Carolina bleak??

According to a recent survey using data from the U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the National Center for Education Statistics and other groups, it is.


Sep. 30, 2014 @ 09:56 AM

CLARK: The art of tipping

Here is something my wife and I sternly disagree on.


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Feb. 26, 2013 @ 03:42 PM

Under the Dome

Political and government news from Rutherford County to Washington, D.C.

Oct. 01, 2014 @ 03:27 PM

Court blocks part of new North Carolina voting law

Parts of North Carolina's new voting law, considered one of the toughest in the nation, were set aside for next month's elections because they were likely to disenfranchise black voters, a federal appeals court panel ruled Wednesday.


Oct. 01, 2014 @ 11:59 AM

Changes in more than 20 NC laws begin today

New North Carolina laws involving coal ash, specialty license plates and the regulation of alcoholic beverages are being implemented starting in October.


Oct. 01, 2014 @ 10:25 AM

STANFORD: Bomb Mexico?

Sometimes it's hard to tell whether a politician is crazy or just joking. The problem is usually that no one is laughing.


Sep. 30, 2014 @ 10:29 AM

Health Department in on Animal Control talks

Could the Rutherford County Health Department help with issues at the Rutherford County Animal Control facility?


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Nov. 19, 2013 @ 11:22 PM

DC Video

Check out the latest video from The Daily Courier.

Oct. 01, 2014 @ 12:43 PM

VIDEO: 2014 The Game Changer event

Here is a video from the program 2014: The Game Changer, presented by the Rutherford County Tourism Development Authority.


Sep. 28, 2014 @ 01:01 PM

VIDEO: Thomas Jefferson Book Parade

Thomas Jefferson Grammar School held its book parade Friday and here is some footage from the event.


Sep. 26, 2014 @ 05:35 PM

Sportscast 9-26

Sports Editor Jimmy Potts and Sports Reporters Allen Strickland and Bill McDaniel discuss this week's football matchups.


Sep. 24, 2014 @ 03:56 PM

VIDEO: McNair Foundation award

The McNair Foundation recently won an award.