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Sep. 23, 2014 @ 09:19 AM

It's a great pumpkin, Cliffside

First graders at Cliffside Elementary School were given a treat on Monday in the form of a giant pumpkin. 

Dr. Bobby England donated his 380-pound pumpkin to first-grade classes at Cliffside. England brought the pumpkin in on a trailer and it took four men to get it into a classroom. 

Sep. 23, 2014 @ 11:03 AM

PHOTO: Main Street under construction

Paving crews were busy on Main Street in Rutherfordton Saturday afternoon preparing the heavily-traveled road for paving.


Sep. 23, 2014 @ 10:05 AM

Mr. Music Man, Dee C. Cole, remembered

Mr. Music Man, Dee C. Cole, would have felt at home Sunday afternoon on the lawn of Cool Springs Administration Office off West Main Street in Forest City, where he taught band more than 50 years ago.


Sep. 23, 2014 @ 09:48 AM

Process to turn roads over to DOT easier

Rutherford County Commissioners have implemented a resolution to make turning roads over to the North Carolina Department of Transportation easier.



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Sep. 23, 2014 @ 08:01 AM

Shelby edges Chase 2-1

The Chase Trojans took their first South Mountain Athletic Conference (SMAC) loss after bad coverages led to a 2-11 defeat by the Shelby Golden Lions Monday night. 

Sep. 23, 2014 @ 11:08 AM

Cook helps pace GWU offense

It’s been a long time since Gardner-Webb quarterback Lucas Beatty slung the ball around for over 200 yards.



Sep. 23, 2014 @ 08:07 AM

Fairgrounds Late Model race at Harris

The “Fairgrounds” Late Model division made its first appearance at Harris Speedway Saturday.


Sep. 23, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Unbeaten Gryphons take Pride in shutout

After nearly two weeks without playing a game, the Thomas Jefferson Gryphons soccer team showed no signs of rust as they shutout Pine Lake Prep to open conference play Monday afternoon.


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Sep. 21, 2014 @ 04:38 PM

Local, fresh foods secret for prize winning recipes

Rheta Merrell is at it again. Cooking and winning first place at the state fair and the North Carolina Apple Festival in Hendersonville.

Sep. 23, 2014 @ 10:05 AM

Mr. Music Man, Dee C. Cole, remembered

Mr. Music Man, Dee C. Cole, would have felt at home Sunday afternoon on the lawn of Cool Springs Administration Office off West Main Street in Forest City, where he taught band more than 50 years ago.


Sep. 21, 2014 @ 07:52 PM

PHOTO: Faith Become Sight Award

The family of Sandra W. Dobbins has established the "Faith Became Sight Award" in her memory to be given away twice a year through the Abounding Grace Ministries in Rutherfordton.


Sep. 21, 2014 @ 04:50 PM

PHOTOS: Checking out the art

Joan King (left) of Rutherfordton and cousin Betsy Woolridge (right) of Bostic check out some of the 3-dimensional art work during the Celebration of the Arts at The Foundation Performing Arts Center.


Sep. 21, 2014 @ 09:53 AM

MCKOOL: Burning the candle at both ends

Why is it that the more we have on our calendars, the longer our to-do list is, the busier we are, the prouder we get? 


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Aug. 13, 2013 @ 10:44 AM

Business

From Wall Street to Main Street.

Sep. 23, 2014 @ 10:16 AM

CLARK: Let’s not be my home state

Tax cuts are great.


Sep. 21, 2014 @ 06:32 PM

Fresh ways to enjoy fall in North Carolina

Fall’s blue skies, crisp temperatures and vibrant foliage create the urge to head outside, and fresh activities across North Carolina add ways to enjoy the season.


Sep. 21, 2014 @ 04:06 PM

State unemployment up for second month

The state’s jobless rate increased for the second consecutive month.


Sep. 21, 2014 @ 03:51 PM

EDC cool on support for runway expansion

Amid the decision to fast-track expansion of the runway at the Rutherford County Airport, the county’s Economic Development Commission (EDC) is not completely sold on the project.


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Sep. 23, 2014 @ 10:16 AM

CLARK: Let’s not be my home state

Tax cuts are great.


Sep. 23, 2014 @ 09:40 AM

OUR VIEW: Any response will do

If you are addressing someone or a group of people, you expect some form of acknowledgement that you are speaking.


Sep. 23, 2014 @ 09:19 AM

CAMPBELL: The mentally ill are better off in jail

If anyone you love is mentally ill God help you, because the odds of getting adequate help elsewhere are about as good as winning the lottery. I speak from experience. My brother is bi-polar.


Sep. 21, 2014 @ 07:57 PM

LETTER: Solution for Latin American children

In recent days the news media has been having an obsession with the Latin American children who are crossing the border. There are two schools of thought concerning as to what can be done. One says that we should send them back to their parents and another says that we should let them stay.


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Feb. 26, 2013 @ 03:42 PM

Under the Dome

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

Sep. 23, 2014 @ 10:16 AM

CLARK: Let’s not be my home state

Tax cuts are great.


Sep. 23, 2014 @ 09:48 AM

Process to turn roads over to DOT easier

Rutherford County Commissioners have implemented a resolution to make turning roads over to the North Carolina Department of Transportation easier.


Sep. 21, 2014 @ 04:06 PM

State unemployment up for second month

The state’s jobless rate increased for the second consecutive month.


Sep. 21, 2014 @ 03:51 PM

EDC cool on support for runway expansion

Amid the decision to fast-track expansion of the runway at the Rutherford County Airport, the county’s Economic Development Commission (EDC) is not completely sold on the project.


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Nov. 19, 2013 @ 11:22 PM

DC Video

Check out the latest video from The Daily Courier.

Sep. 22, 2014 @ 05:27 PM

VIDEO: GWU football vs. Wofford

Here are some excerpts from Gardner-Webb's 43-36 win over Wofford Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014.


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 04:41 PM

The Daily Courier Sportscast 9-19

Local sports reporters Jimmy Potts, Jacob Conley and Allen Strickland discuss this week's upcoming football games.


Sep. 12, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Daily Courier sportscast for Sept. 12, 2014

Here is the latest sportscast 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.