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Jan. 22, 2015 @ 09:07 AM

SDO building new fire substation

The SDO (Shiloh-Danieltown-Oakland) Volunteer Fire Department is building, thanks in part to its own funds and a $105,000 grant from the Timken Foundation, a new fire substation off of W.V. Thompson Road to allow firefighters to better respond and serve more residents and businesses.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 04:04 PM

School menus: Jan. 26-30

School Menus

Jan. 26-30, 2015

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 02:04 PM

Court report: Jan. 6-9

Court report from Rutherford County District Court:

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 01:14 PM

New Arrivals: January 25, 2015

Birth Announcements from Rutherford Regional Medical Center are:

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 12:28 PM

Detectives, D.A.'s office busy with baby case

Two weeks after the homicide of 5-month-old Lebron Jay'den Reynolds, sheriff's officers and the State Bureau of Investigation are continuing their work in determining what happened to the little boy.

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Jan. 22, 2015 @ 10:38 AM

Ingle nominated for Bobby Cox Award

It may be the off-season, but baseball managers are always working.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 04:38 PM

GWU’s Trott and Mosley ranked

Gardner-Webb had a pair of wrestlers appear in the first listing released by the NCAA Division I Coaches Ranking Panel, with Ryan Mosley and Austin Trott each ranked in the top-30.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 01:52 PM

Martin, McGhee named SPC Players of the Year

In addition to being the co-conference champion, winning their first playoff game in school history and making it to the third round of the 1A state playoffs, Thomas Jefferson can say they had a pretty good year.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 12:36 PM

Crest top Central men, 55-49

Crest and R-S Central’s men’s basketball teams went back and forth early, but the Hilltoppers went scoreless over the last 1:30 of the game to drop a 55-49 decision Friday night.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 11:15 AM

Chase denied first SMAC win

If close counted in high school basketball, as well as hand grenades and horseshoes, the Chase Trojans would be in the midst of a solid season. 

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Jan. 20, 2015 @ 09:42 AM

Helping feed the hungry

The Rutherford-Henderson County Chapter of Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry (FHFH) recently donated more than 80 pounds of USDA inspected, fresh venison to Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach (HNGO).

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 05:02 PM

MCKOOL: What is your choice?

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 03:52 PM

Girl Scout Cookie Sales

Daisy Girl Scout Troop #20730 from Forest City selling cookies.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 01:11 PM

Trinity Hands of Hope

Trinity Christian Middle School has recently collected money for Hands of Hope and items for Grace of God.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 01:04 PM

Kidz in Rutherford County

Everyone loves sweets right?  Well if you do, come to a huge bake sale in the Spring and make a dish, too.

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Aug. 13, 2013 @ 10:44 AM


From Wall Street to Main Street.

Jan. 23, 2015 @ 02:42 PM

Land transfers: Jan. 23, 2015

Here are the latest land transfers from the Rutherford County Register of Deeds office.

Jan. 23, 2015 @ 09:52 AM

OUR VIEW: Don’t forget about us in new strategy

The State of North Carolina is on the verge of developing a new strategy for economic development efforts.

Jan. 22, 2015 @ 10:44 AM

Health inspections: Jan 21, 2015

Here are the latest health inspections from the Rutherford County Health Department:

Jan. 22, 2015 @ 10:04 AM

Secretary of Cultural Resources visiting Florence Mill project

The North Carolina Secretary of Cultural Resources Susan Kluttz will visit the Florence Mill project area Friday.

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Jan. 25, 2015 @ 05:02 PM

MCKOOL: What is your choice?

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

OUR VIEW: Cheers and Jeers

Cheers … for the success of FLS Energy's solar farm near Ellenboro. Who needs fracking when we have a clean solar farm quietly and unobtrusively churning out enough electrical energy to power 300-350 homes.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 08:57 AM

JANARD: Turning tables into workstations

I have a potentially deadly job. Not just the part where I make people mad by pointing out what I see as some easily correctable deficiencies in the world, but the more dangerous part that involves hours of sitting. 

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

GORDON: A perfect Sunday winter afternoon is reading newspapers

Call me an old-fashioned, fuddy-duddy type of woman, but I'm one of those people who prefers to read the printed version of any newspaper. I want to hold my paper in my hand with a cup of coffee or glass of ice tea at arm's reach.

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Feb. 26, 2013 @ 03:42 PM

Under the Dome

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

Jan. 21, 2015 @ 10:11 AM

County gets draft agreement for Animal Control

Rutherford County Commissioners took their first look at a draft agreement regarding operations at the Animal Control facility during a special meeting Tuesday, Jan. 20.

Jan. 20, 2015 @ 09:37 AM

CAMPBELL: The ‘free as practicable’ North Carolina Promise

Filmmaker Steve Channing’s excellent “A Generation of Change” on UNC-TV, was a stark reminder of post-war North Carolina, a state wracked by poverty, poor health and uneducated citizens.

Jan. 18, 2015 @ 01:45 PM

County to discuss personnel issues

Rutherford County Commissioners have decisions to make about additional staffing requested by Sheriff Chris Francis as well as what to do with the management of the Animal Control facility.

Jan. 16, 2015 @ 09:30 AM

OUR VIEW: Latest revenue report signals need to watch

A revenue report shows some potential problems for the North Carolina General Assembly as they ready for the 2015 session.

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Nov. 19, 2013 @ 11:22 PM

DC Video

Check out the latest video from The Daily Courier.

Jan. 15, 2015 @ 05:07 PM

VIDEO: Rutherford County Sheriff's department press conference, Jan. 15, 2015

The Rutherford County Sheriff's department held a press conference Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 regarding the investigation into the homicide of a 5-month-old child.

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.