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Aug. 29, 2014 @ 08:17 AM

'Finish the Fight'

Relay for Life of Rutherford County is $76,359 away from its goal to raise $170,000, but there is still plenty of time.

Aug. 29, 2014 @ 05:28 PM

Motorcycle accident injures 2

Barry Charles Lowery of Spindale was driving his Harley Davidson west on U.S. 74A Friday afternoon with his son, Dakota, 7, as a passenger.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 12:40 PM

PHOTO: Guests for homecoming

The Royal Quartet will be guest singers Sunday at the 11 a.m. homecoming service at Morning Star Baptist Church in Forest City.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 11:34 AM

Land transfers: Aug. 28. 2014

Here's a look at the latest land transfers recorded by the Rutherford County Register of Deeds:


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 11:26 AM

Abernethy — man of wisdom

For more than 22 years, the late Dr. Charles Abernethy, a Forest City dentist, served on the board of the Forest City Housing Authority. In honor of his contributions to the housing authority and the residents of public housing, the board dedicated a bench in his memory Thursday afternoon at the office.


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Aug. 28, 2014 @ 08:53 AM

Chase blasts Chargers 6-0

 The Chase High School Trojans soccer team wasted no time in dispatching the Crest Chargers after scoring two goals in the first minutes of regulation. 

Aug. 29, 2014 @ 05:50 PM

Daily Courier sportscast for Aug. 29, 2014

Daily Courier Sports Editor Jimmy Potts and Editor Matthew Clark talk about the Friday night prep footbal slate.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 09:30 AM

OUR VIEW: Ownership idea for the Owls

Now that the sticker shock has worn off, there might be a palatable idea for ownership of the Forest City Owls.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 08:54 AM

Making a splash in Lake Lure

Professional and amateur water skiers descended upon Lake Lure for a new event this month; a ski and skeet tournament.

The Mystic Waters Pro-Am Water Ski Tournament was held Saturday, Aug. 23 and brought in water skiers from around the world.



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Aug. 29, 2014 @ 09:51 AM

Mary Mayse celebrating 100th birthday

Sitting in the game room at White Oak Manor this week, Mary Crotts Mayse, talked about her 100th birthday coming up Saturday. She'll celebrate her Aug. 30, 1914 centennial birth date with a covered dish dinner at Wilson Baptist Church.

Aug. 29, 2014 @ 12:40 PM

PHOTO: Guests for homecoming

The Royal Quartet will be guest singers Sunday at the 11 a.m. homecoming service at Morning Star Baptist Church in Forest City.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 10:39 AM

PHOTO: 5th Sunday Singing

In His Glory will be featured guest at Cliffside Baptist Church Sunday at 6 p.m. for the 5th Sunday night singing.



Aug. 24, 2014 @ 02:42 PM

Record number of athletes compete in Lake Lure Olympiad

More than 1,000 athletes descended upon Lake Lure last weekend for the 10th Annual Lake Lure Olympiad, a three-day sports festival including a 10K dam run, Lake Lure Triathlon, Junior Olympiad, Race to the Rock 5K, Race to the Rock 25-mile bike ride and more.


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Aug. 13, 2013 @ 10:44 AM

Business

From Wall Street to Main Street.

Aug. 29, 2014 @ 11:34 AM

Land transfers: Aug. 28. 2014

Here's a look at the latest land transfers recorded by the Rutherford County Register of Deeds:


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 10:38 AM

Friday paper late due to press issues.

Friday's delivery of The Daily Courier will be later today due to a press issue. 


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 02:11 PM

Shops, restaurants, state park open

Shops, restaurants in Chimney Rock Village and Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park will also celebrate the Labor Day weekend, as vacationers visit the tourist town before the beginning of fall season, one of the biggest times of the year for the Village.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 01:10 PM

Last weekend at the beach

The beach at Lake Lure will be open Labor Day weekend, from Saturday until Monday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.


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Aug. 29, 2014 @ 10:31 AM

OUR VIEW: The long road of redistricting

It’s been over a year since the discussion of redistricting dominated headlines across North Carolina.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 10:29 AM

JONES: I pledge allegiance to ...

Government holidays, especially Labor Day, attracts feverish interest in this country. Today marks the ninth anniversary of hurricane Katrina, and don't even forget, on this day in 1958 Michael Jackson was born. 


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 08:25 AM

My life as a reporter


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 11:04 AM

PURCELL: On window fans and air conditioning

Even on the hottest nights of the summer, my father knew how to make our house ice cold.


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Feb. 26, 2013 @ 03:42 PM

Under the Dome

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

Aug. 29, 2014 @ 11:34 AM

Land transfers: Aug. 28. 2014

Here's a look at the latest land transfers recorded by the Rutherford County Register of Deeds:


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 10:31 AM

OUR VIEW: The long road of redistricting

It’s been over a year since the discussion of redistricting dominated headlines across North Carolina.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 11:45 AM

County office move on hold

A plan to move four Rutherford County offices to a new location in Rutherfordton is on hold due to details being worked out on the lease agreement.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

HOOD: Candidates at starting line

Incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan has been running hard for reelection for more than a year. Republican nominee Thom Tillis, the speaker of the North Carolina House, has been campaigning against Hagan for nearly as long.


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Nov. 19, 2013 @ 11:22 PM

DC Video

Check out the latest video from The Daily Courier.

Aug. 29, 2014 @ 05:50 PM

Daily Courier sportscast for Aug. 29, 2014

Daily Courier Sports Editor Jimmy Potts and Editor Matthew Clark talk about the Friday night prep footbal slate.


Aug. 26, 2014 @ 04:57 PM

Erin Kidd takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Daily Courier reporter Erin Kidd took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.


Aug. 25, 2014 @ 12:32 PM

Jean Gordon takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The Daily Courier's own Jean Gordon took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge with staff from Chimney Rock State Park.


Jun. 04, 2014 @ 11:09 PM

VIDEO: 1-on-1 exclusive with Laura Hopper

The Daily Courier Sports Editor Travis Durkee sits down with East Rutherford head softball coach Laura Hopper before the Lady Cavaliers play for the 2A state championship.