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Nov. 27, 2014 @ 08:52 AM

Lighting the town

Riley Carpenter, 6, said she is ready to light up the town when she helps to turn on the Town of Forest City Christmas lights on Thanksgiving Day. 

Nov. 27, 2014 @ 01:46 PM

Storm brings Thanksgiving snow to NC mountains

A fast moving storm brought a few extra inches of snow to parts of the North Carolina mountains early Thanksgiving.


Nov. 27, 2014 @ 12:44 PM

Christmas trees big business in NC mountains

Christmas trees grown in North Carolina are already well on their way to stores and tree stands across the country.


Nov. 27, 2014 @ 11:48 AM

Girl, family dealing with challenges

Meghan Moss is a little girl with a lot of challenges.


Nov. 27, 2014 @ 11:46 AM

Stainless Ministries helps fulfill need

The need is great. The lines were long. There was near chaos in and around Stainless Ministries parking lot on Main Street in Spindale Tuesday.


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Nov. 27, 2014 @ 09:01 AM

East Rutherford wrestlers dominant in loss

Despite winning four of seven matches Monday night, the East Rutherford wrestling team took its second loss of the season because of forfeits. 

Nov. 27, 2014 @ 09:04 AM

Lady Trojans fall to Bessemer City

The Chase Lady Trojans played well in spurts, but fell victim to long runs at the beginning of each half during a 52-31 losing effort to Bessemer City Tuesday night.


Nov. 27, 2014 @ 08:56 AM

Sportscast 11-27

Daily Courier Sports Editor Jimmy Potts and Sports Reporter Jacob Conley talk playoff football, basketball and wrestling in the latest edition of the Sportscast.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 07:05 PM

R-S Central's Searcy surprises in season opener

Although the R-S Central Hilltoppers lost their season opener to the McDowell Titans 71-60, they did receive a pleasant surprise by the performance freshman forward Josh Searcy.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 07:01 PM

Lady Hilltoppers crushed 72-27 in season opener

The R-S Central Lady Hilltoppers took a 72-27 drubbing McDowell Lady Titans Monday night in their season opener.


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Nov. 27, 2014 @ 11:48 AM

Girl, family dealing with challenges

Meghan Moss is a little girl with a lot of challenges.

Nov. 27, 2014 @ 08:21 AM

Serving community, spreading joy

Turkey, stuffing and all the trimmings were piled high on plates at the fourth annual community Thanksgiving meal prepared by volunteers at St. Francis Episcopal Church in Rutherfordton on Wednesday afternoon.


Nov. 27, 2014 @ 07:44 AM

Thanksgiving around the breakfast table

Unlike many kitchens today, Debbie Crawford’s won’t be full of the aromas of turkey, stuffing or mashed potatoes. Instead, the enticing smells of bacon, eggs and waffles will pour out of her Ellenboro home as her family celebrates a holiday tradition — Thanksgiving breakfast.


Nov. 26, 2014 @ 09:53 AM

Pageant raises money for those in need

Tyler Nguyen is the new Womanless Beauty Pageant Queen at Chase High School.


Nov. 26, 2014 @ 09:48 AM

Tarlton named Citizen of the Year

The Mayor of Forest City was named Citizen of the Year by the Forest City Ministerial Association during the annual Thanksgiving service held at First Baptist Church on Tuesday, Nov. 25.


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Aug. 13, 2013 @ 10:44 AM

Business

From Wall Street to Main Street.

Nov. 27, 2014 @ 12:44 PM

Christmas trees big business in NC mountains

Christmas trees grown in North Carolina are already well on their way to stores and tree stands across the country.


Nov. 26, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

Business briefs Nov 26, 2014

Inland Port shares export options with Parton Lumber. The South Carolina Inland Port (SCIP), which opened in October 2013 and is part of the South Carolina Port Authority (SCPA), boosts efficiency for international freight movements between the Port of Charleston and companies located across the Southeast.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 05:11 PM

NC attorney general fights quicker water rate hike

North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper is trying to block the state's largest private water utility from being able to raise customer rates more quickly and with less public pushback.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 12:26 PM

Thanksgiving trumps Black Friday for deals

Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year.


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Nov. 27, 2014 @ 10:51 AM

OUR VIEW: Give what you can to help others

Today is a day when the table is set and full of food, family and friends.


Nov. 27, 2014 @ 08:49 AM

HOOD: New Speaker troubles Eeyore Caucus

When the news broke that Rep. Tim Moore would be the Republican nominee for speaker of the North Carolina House and Rep. Mike Hager would be majority leader, the usual suspects did the usual things.


Nov. 27, 2014 @ 08:38 AM

Thankful giving this Thanksgiving

When I was a little girl Thanksgiving was about food, fun and family.

It was an occasion for us to stuff ourselves full, just like the large turkey proudly displayed on the dinner table.

It was a time for parade watching and football playing.

It was an opportunity for family near and far to gather in one location for the festivities.


Nov. 26, 2014 @ 09:36 AM

JOHNSON: Internet addiction

A few days ago I came across a term I had never heard before while I was browsing online: internet addiction.


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Feb. 26, 2013 @ 03:42 PM

Under the Dome

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

Nov. 26, 2014 @ 09:38 AM

Residents react to Ferguson decision

As a Missouri grand jury’s decision was read, Charles McDowell of Forest City was paying attention.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 05:11 PM

NC attorney general fights quicker water rate hike

North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper is trying to block the state's largest private water utility from being able to raise customer rates more quickly and with less public pushback.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 02:01 PM

NC officials vote to certify election results

North Carolina election officials gave formal approval Tuesday to the results of an election that included Republicans preserving veto-proof majorities in both chambers of the state Legislature.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 09:55 AM

Three WNC community program receive top awards

Three  Rutherford County community were among 20 community programs in Western North Carolina to receive Community of Promise awards from WNC Communities Saturday in Asheville.


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Nov. 19, 2013 @ 11:22 PM

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Nov. 27, 2014 @ 08:56 AM

Sportscast 11-27

Daily Courier Sports Editor Jimmy Potts and Sports Reporter Jacob Conley talk playoff football, basketball and wrestling in the latest edition of the Sportscast.


Nov. 06, 2014 @ 12:03 AM

Sportscast 11-6

Daily Courier Sports Editor Jimmy Potts and Sports Reporters Jacob Conley and Bill McDaniel discuss this week's football games in the latest edition of the Sportscast.


Nov. 04, 2014 @ 04:28 PM

Ellenboro Character Parade

The kids at Ellenboro Elementary School recently held their character parade.


Nov. 04, 2014 @ 03:53 PM

Ellenboro Elementary School pumpkin painting

 Ellenboro Elementary School celebrates a day of pumpkin painting