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Nov. 21, 2014 @ 09:37 AM

County EMS breaks ground on new southeastern station

An initial plan to build an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) station in the southeast part of Rutherford County had been part of a plan for nearly a decade.

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 10:15 AM

Attempted murder suspect's hearing pushed back

The probable cause hearing for Rodriquez Brown, 42, the suspect arrested in the shooting of a 20-year-old in Spindale on Nov. 5, is rescheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 26.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 10:05 AM

Former Airport employee cries foul

A Rutherford County Airport employee said he was fired for “doing exactly what I was told to do by my immediate supervisor.”


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 09:51 AM

Thirteen new truck drivers graduate from training program

Thirteen new truck drivers graduated from the Professional Driver Training Program at Isothermal Community College last week.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 09:50 AM

Bringing farms and cities together

Across the nation this week, communities will be recognizing the vital link between farm and city.


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Nov. 20, 2014 @ 10:08 PM

Slaying giants

No one said the road to the state championship game would be easy and the R-S Central Hilltoppers know that all too well

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 07:08 PM

Growing up and growing old with ‘The Duke’

When I was in first grade Stanley Elementary School held a spirit week.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 07:07 PM

R-S Central ends season with loss

The R-S Central Hilltoppers ended their season with a 49-28 loss to the defending state champion East Lincoln Mustangs.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 12:37 AM

Friday night football scores (11-22)

There is an old saying in football that says defense wins championships.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 04:23 PM

Gardner-Webb knocks off Clemson

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands — Clemson freshman Donte Grantham called time out when the Tigers didn't have any and Jarvis Davis made two late free throws to capitalize and give Gardner-Webb a 72-70 victory in the first round of the Paradise Jam on Friday.


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Nov. 18, 2014 @ 09:01 AM

An inspiration to many

After battling cystic fibrosis for 22 years and undergoing a double lung transplant in April, Christina Diane Queen, 23, of Henrietta, passed away last week at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill from complications caused by an infection.

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 09:30 AM

Christmas classic hits stage

Nancy Winker of Rutherfordton and Harry Grymes play Ralphie’s parents in Tryon Little Theater’s upcoming show, “A Christmas Story” and although The Old Man is jubilant and proud of his prize-winning leg lamp, Mother isn’t quite so enamored.  The play runs Dec.  4-7 and Dec.  11-14 at TLT’s Workshop, 516 South Trade St. in Tryon.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 09:20 AM

Nelle Parton celebrates her 100th with family and friends

Surrounded by nearly 100 family members and friends, Nelle Parton celebrated her 100th birthday last Saturday at her home outside of Rutherfordton. On Sunday her church family at Shingle Hollow Congregational Holiness hosted another birthday dinner.


Nov. 19, 2014 @ 09:51 AM

Featured Snow Queen cast members announced

Rutherford County Arts Council has announced featured players for its production of <I>The Snow Queen, a winter musical by Diane McEnnerney based on the classic fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, to be presented at The Foundation Performing Arts Center on November 21.  Tickets are available at the Foundation Box Office, 828-286-9990.


Nov. 16, 2014 @ 10:12 AM

Community House provides memories for 75 years

If the walls of the Union Mills Community House could talk, they would speak of family gatherings, club meetings and friendships. 

The building brings back memories for many and those memories were on display during an open house to celebrate the house's 75th anniversary on Saturday. 

 


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Aug. 13, 2013 @ 10:44 AM

Business

From Wall Street to Main Street.

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 01:10 PM

Asheville-area tourism at record levels

Officials are predicting a record-setting year for Asheville-area tourism.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 12:48 PM

October jobless rate in NC drops to 6.3 percent

North Carolina's unemployment rate keeps falling.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 11:58 AM

Land transfers: Nov. 21, 2014

Here are the latest land transfers recorded by the Rutherford County Register of Deeds:


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 02:18 PM

Solar power backers: leave friendly NC laws alone

Solar energy advocates want North Carolina legislators to preserve a renewable energy industry that employs 3,000.


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Nov. 23, 2014 @ 01:01 PM

LETTER: Be aware of how money is spent

As someone with an extensive health care background along with EMS experience I am the very first to say that we need more EMS coverage in this county.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 11:51 AM

JANARD: A Thanksgiving column for the 'mushy middle'

Well, I was all set to complain in this week's column that lax trade inspections at our nation's ports are likely behind the never-ending invasion of the Brown Marmorated stink bug in our homes, when I remembered with a jolt that the column would appear just a few days shy of Thanksgiving.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 10:59 AM

LETTER: Other agencies help meet needs

I respectfully agree but disagree with the editorial on Wednesday concerning children and hungry families.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 10:30 AM

Kidz in Rutherford County: Christmas is in the air already!

Christmas is in the air already! Every year to start the season, I go to my cousin Ellen’s house. “The Green River Plantation.” We decorate all the Christmas trees and there is one in every room.


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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. 23, 2014 @ 10:05 AM

Former Airport employee cries foul

A Rutherford County Airport employee said he was fired for “doing exactly what I was told to do by my immediate supervisor.”


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 09:50 AM

Bringing farms and cities together

Across the nation this week, communities will be recognizing the vital link between farm and city.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 09:35 AM

Two inducted into honor society

Gardner-Webb University inducted 36 new members into the Gamma Upsilon Chapter of the Alpha Sigma Lambda honor society for adult students on Nov. 9.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 09:30 AM

Christmas classic hits stage

Nancy Winker of Rutherfordton and Harry Grymes play Ralphie’s parents in Tryon Little Theater’s upcoming show, “A Christmas Story” and although The Old Man is jubilant and proud of his prize-winning leg lamp, Mother isn’t quite so enamored.  The play runs Dec.  4-7 and Dec.  11-14 at TLT’s Workshop, 516 South Trade St. in Tryon.


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Nov. 19, 2013 @ 11:22 PM

DC Video

Check out the latest video from The Daily Courier.

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


Oct. 27, 2014 @ 12:52 PM

Rutherfordton Elementary School pumpkin day

Students at Rutherfordton Elementary School received a visit from the R.S. Central High School football team on their pumpkin day