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Oct. 21, 2014 @ 09:21 AM

Beds for rent in hoop house

The garden keeps growing and growing.

At the Grahamtown (GT) Community Garden off Gypsy Street in Forest City, a hoop house with 14 raised beds has been added to the property for  winter seedlings and plantings.

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 11:53 AM

Town approves new truck purchase; property zoning request

Rezoning requests for property located on Doggett Road between Bethany Church Road and U.S. 74 Bypass, were approved Monday night by the Forest City Town Council.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 10:33 AM

County NAACP holds candidate forum

Approximately 60 people attended a candidate forum Saturday night at the Dunbar Community Center in Forest City sponsored by the Rutherford County chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 10:21 AM

Health care providers prepared for Ebola

Area hospitals say they are working with state and national officials in preparation for influenza, Enterovirus and even Ebola.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 10:10 AM

Board approves $400,000 increase to treatment plant rehab

The Spindale Board of Commissioners approved a revised alternative to the rehabilitation of the town's wastewater treatment plant, increasing the cost of the project by $400,000.


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Oct. 19, 2014 @ 07:26 AM

Hilltoppers defeat Kings Mountain 21-14 in OT thriller

The underdog R-S Central Hilltoppers surprised the Mountaineers 21-14 in OT.  

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 11:16 AM

CLARK: On the bandwagon? Maybe just this year

In 1985, I was just a young tyke, all of about 9 years old.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 09:33 AM

First half of showdown at Harris

Harris Speedway hosted the first part of the big money showdown for half of the divisions Saturday.


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 07:20 AM

East Rutherford crushes Draughn, 35-12

The East Rutherford Cavaliers snapped a two-game losing streak after rolling past the Draughn Wildcats 35-12.


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 07:19 AM

Gryphons edge Spartans, 14-12

There is an old adage in sports that says a team is more important than the individual and the Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy (TJCA) Gryphons (6-2, 2-0 SPC) proved the truth of those words Friday night, overcoming a stellar individual performance by Community School of Davidson (3-5, 0-2 SPC) running back Joey Bernardini in a 14-12 win.


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Oct. 21, 2014 @ 09:48 AM

Run Against Addiction group gives back to community

Angie Sanford and nearly 20 volunteers with Run Against Addiction are continuing to bring awareness to addiction in the community and support those affected by addiction. Their latest efforts included the Field of Dreams family community event in Forest City, which featured free food, games, health screenings, vendors and guest speakers from the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office G.R.E.A.T. Program.

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 09:24 AM

Board will accept member's resignation

Chimney Rock Village Council will formally accept the resignation of former Mayor Pro-tem Rose Sehehi at the regular business meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Senehi's term expires November 2015. Senehi notified Mayor Barbara Melisi and board members of her intentions to resign. Senehi said she believes she can best serve Chimney Rock Village through the sale of her books that are set in the Village.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 09:21 AM

Beds for rent in hoop house

The garden keeps growing and growing.

At the Grahamtown (GT) Community Garden off Gypsy Street in Forest City, a hoop house with 14 raised beds has been added to the property for  winter seedlings and plantings.


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 05:19 PM

PHOTO: Celebrating 100th birthday

Dot Moore celebrated her 100th birthday on September 26 and in honor of the big day her Sunday School class at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church in Forest City took her to dinner at the Caro Mi restaurant in Tryon.


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 04:18 PM

PHOTO: And this plant here ...

Annie Oakley, the shop dog at Gardenwoods nursery in Green Hill, enjoyed last Saturday's fall festival at the business located off U.S. 64/74.


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Aug. 13, 2013 @ 10:44 AM

Business

From Wall Street to Main Street.

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 11:53 AM

Town approves new truck purchase; property zoning request

Rezoning requests for property located on Doggett Road between Bethany Church Road and U.S. 74 Bypass, were approved Monday night by the Forest City Town Council.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 01:12 PM

Canadian Pacific ends CSX deal talks

Canadian Pacific Railway says it has ended talks with U.S. counterpart CSX about a possible combination and plans no more discussions.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 11:06 AM

Hearing scheduled on NC homeowners insurance rates

North Carolina's insurance commissioner is holding a hearing on a request from companies that want to increase homeowner insurance prices by an average of more than 25 percent in January.


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 05:17 PM

DIY decorating tips from a professional

Want to give a room in your house a redux but not ready to bring in the pros? Kitty McGammon of Blue Ridge Design shares a simple strategy to give an old room a new look: move everything out of it.


Opinion View All »

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 11:16 AM

CLARK: On the bandwagon? Maybe just this year

In 1985, I was just a young tyke, all of about 9 years old.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 09:43 AM

OUR VIEW: People speak out on rate increase proposal

Insurance companies represented by the North Carolina Rate Bureau have requested to be allowed passing an increase in homeowner insurance rates.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 09:18 AM

CAMPBELL: North Carolina’s three-legged stool

Time was political candidates didn’t spend all their money and energies telling us what a contemptuous scoundrel their opponent was.


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 03:20 PM

MCKOOL: It's intimidating

These were the words spoken by a customer last week who had never been in a health food store before. She also did not know what GMO stood for, she thought it had something to do with gluten.


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Feb. 26, 2013 @ 03:42 PM

Under the Dome

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

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 11:53 AM

Town approves new truck purchase; property zoning request

Rezoning requests for property located on Doggett Road between Bethany Church Road and U.S. 74 Bypass, were approved Monday night by the Forest City Town Council.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 10:33 AM

County NAACP holds candidate forum

Approximately 60 people attended a candidate forum Saturday night at the Dunbar Community Center in Forest City sponsored by the Rutherford County chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 09:43 AM

OUR VIEW: People speak out on rate increase proposal

Insurance companies represented by the North Carolina Rate Bureau have requested to be allowed passing an increase in homeowner insurance rates.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 04:49 PM

Manchin in North Carolina stumping for Hagan

Sen. Joe Manchin is in North Carolina campaigning for Sen. Kay Hagan, who faces a tough re-election.


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Nov. 19, 2013 @ 11:22 PM

DC Video

Check out the latest video from The Daily Courier.

Oct. 17, 2014 @ 05:34 PM

Sportscast 10-17-2014

Sports Editor Jimmy Potts and Sports Reporters Jacob Conley and Bill McDaniel discuss this weekend's football games. 


Oct. 02, 2014 @ 12:26 PM

Daily Courier Sportscast Oct. 2

Sports editor Jimmy Potts and Sports Reporters Allen Strickland and Jacob Conley discuss this week's football games in the latest Daily Courier Sportscast.


Oct. 01, 2014 @ 12:43 PM

VIDEO: 2014 The Game Changer event

Here is a video from the program 2014: The Game Changer, presented by the Rutherford County Tourism Development Authority.


Sep. 28, 2014 @ 01:01 PM

VIDEO: Thomas Jefferson Book Parade

Thomas Jefferson Grammar School held its book parade Friday and here is some footage from the event.