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Jul. 25, 2014 @ 09:31 AM

"Spin, Pop, Boom"

Jeffrey Ruediger, aka "Professor Pop," performed a mad science show at Mooneyham Public Library in Forest City on Thursday.

Jul. 26, 2014 @ 02:25 PM

Western North Carolina inn looking for new owner

The oldest surviving inn in western North Carolina is in search of a new owner.


Jul. 26, 2014 @ 07:36 AM

Community Calendar: July 26, 2014


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 04:50 PM

NC man charged with child abuse after spanking

A Jacksonville man is charged by Onslow County authorities with child abuse after they say he spanked a young girl with several objects.


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 03:59 PM

NC House approves bill making dozens of changes

The employees of for-profit education companies could sit on the boards of public charter schools under a Republican-backed bill given preliminary approval by the North Carolina House.


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Jul. 25, 2014 @ 08:22 AM

Rutherfordton Seniors ready for regionals

Nearly two weeks after winning the North Carolina Senior League Softball state title, the Rutherfordton All-Stars head to Fort Myers, Florida for the Southeast Region tournament this weekend.

Jul. 26, 2014 @ 01:37 PM

Owls rally past SwampDogs

The Forest City Owls were looking to break out of their slump, having lost six of their last seven contests coming into Friday’s game with Fayetteville. 


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 06:48 PM

Petty believes NASCAR should be helping teams

Richard Petty said Friday the newly formed Race Team Alliance was necessary because NASCAR hasn't done enough to help team owners slash costs.


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 05:47 PM

NASCAR drivers want changes on the schedule

NASCAR Chairman Brian France says nothing drastic will be done to next year's schedule.


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 04:46 PM

Hornets sign rookie F Vonleh, veteran PG Pargo

The Hornets have announced they've signed rookie forward Noah Vonleh and re-signed veteran point guard Jannero Pargo.


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Jul. 25, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

Looking at life differently

Six years ago on July 25, Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputy Alan Young received a phone call that changed his outlook and gave him a second lease on life — a call to tell him there was a kidney available for his transplant.

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 09:31 AM

"Spin, Pop, Boom"

Jeffrey Ruediger, aka "Professor Pop," performed a mad science show at Mooneyham Public Library in Forest City on Thursday.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 12:19 PM

Moogfest festival to return to Asheville in 2016

Organizers say Moogfest will return to Asheville in 2016, becoming an event that occurs every two years.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 09:18 AM

25 years and counting

Detective Sergeant Tommy Turner has reached a milestone in his law enforcement career — 25 years serving the same police department in the town he grew up in.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 08:36 AM

British band brings the house down at R-S Central

Playing tunes from the Glenn Miller Band, the soundtrack from "Beauty and the Beast" and soundtracks from other major movies, the Smithills School Senior Brass Band brought the house down at R-S Central High School Tuesday night.


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Aug. 13, 2013 @ 10:44 AM

Business

From Wall Street to Main Street.

Jul. 26, 2014 @ 02:25 PM

Western North Carolina inn looking for new owner

The oldest surviving inn in western North Carolina is in search of a new owner.


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 03:38 PM

Groups express concern about coal ash bill

Environmental groups are asking two key North Carolina lawmakers to change legislation they say weakens the state's protections against coal ash pollution.


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 02:27 PM

Historic Civil War battle sites have a mobile app

This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University's Center for Digital Scholarship have released a mobile app for the tour.


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 12:20 PM

Man pleads guilty in NC Ponzi scheme

A man accused of running a Ponzi scheme that bilked about 25 Charlotte investors out of more than $2.5 million has pleaded guilty to securities fraud.


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Jul. 25, 2014 @ 08:16 AM

GANDELMAN: Inaccurate political rage is all the rage

Do you have personal issues? Do you want to seem intelligent, well informed and on-top-of-it-all without having to bother to put in any effort or time to see whether your assertions are accurate? If so, then join the trend that's all the rage in the 21st century: show indignation now and worry (or, more likely, don't) about accuracy later. And, for heaven's sake, never EVER worry about "nuance."


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 07:38 AM

Year-round school; friend or foe?

Well you did it Forest City-Dunbar. You started your flex-calendar, year-round school, last week without a hitch. 

 

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 07:15 AM

OUR VIEW: No winners in trial

The statistics surrounding the dangers of drunk driving are numerous and telling.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 09:41 AM

OUR VIEW: Campaigns meant to help, not hinder

To some motorists, they are viewed as nothing more than a delay to a final destination.


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Feb. 26, 2013 @ 03:42 PM

Under the Dome

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

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 03:59 PM

NC House approves bill making dozens of changes

The employees of for-profit education companies could sit on the boards of public charter schools under a Republican-backed bill given preliminary approval by the North Carolina House.


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 03:38 PM

Groups express concern about coal ash bill

Environmental groups are asking two key North Carolina lawmakers to change legislation they say weakens the state's protections against coal ash pollution.


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 10:24 AM

Central American leaders convening at White House

President Barack Obama will urge Central American leaders to help slow the influx of unaccompanied children fleeing their countries for the United States, even as Congress remains deeply divided over proposals to stem the crisis at the border.


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 09:18 AM

Rutherford County land transfers

Here's a look at the latest land transfers filed with the Rutherford County Register of Deeds' office.


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Nov. 19, 2013 @ 11:22 PM

DC Video

Check out the latest video from The Daily Courier.

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.


Jun. 03, 2014 @ 11:47 PM

VIDEO: Owls upend Wilson, 10-5

Forest City used a big night at the plate by Hunter Bryant (2-for-4, HR, 5 RBIs) to take a 10-5 win against the Wilson Tobs Tuesday night at McNair Field.


May. 27, 2014 @ 10:53 PM

VIDEO: Owls open season with 9-0 win over Columbia

Sports editor Travis Durkee catches up with Owls manager Andrew Ciencin and starting pitcher Nick nietzel after Forest City opened the season with a 9-0 win over the Columbia Blowfish Tuesday night at McNair Field.


May. 11, 2014 @ 05:24 AM

1-on-1 with Raven Gray

East Rutherford softball player Raven Gray is following up a record-breaking junior season with a stellar senior campaign as she leads the Lady Cavaliers into the state playoffs. The Daily Courier Sports Editor Travis Durkee gets to know the senior speedster and even challenges her to a foot race.