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Mar. 29, 2015 @ 09:45 AM

1948 Rutherford County film resorted, digitalized

Rutherford County in the late 1940s will be depicted on the big screen on Tuesday, April 14, the 236th birthday of the county.

Mar. 29, 2015 @ 10:57 AM

150 Anniversary of the Civil War

The Rutherford County Library commemorated the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War with entertainment, an author and museum artifacts on Loan.


Mar. 29, 2015 @ 08:39 AM

Hager supporting partisan Board of Education race

Representative Mike Hager, R-Rutherford, has joined Rep. Roger West, R-Cherokee County in supporting House Bill 110 that was introduced by West Thursday morning in Raleigh. The proposed  bill would change the non-partisan Rutherford County and Cherokee County Board of Education races to partisan elections.


Mar. 29, 2015 @ 09:38 AM

Attorney ask for change of venue

Motions filed by the attorney representing five members of the Word of Faith Fellowship are scheduled to be held Wednesday in Superior Court.


Mar. 30, 2015 @ 10:07 AM

Discussing innovation and entrepreneurship

Three distinguished speakers shared their thoughts on entrepreneurship and free enterprise at Isothermal Community College Thursday evening. 

Dr. Sumy Joseph, president and laboratory director of Cohesion Phenomics in Spindale; Louis Foreman, founder and chief executive of Eventys in Charlotte and Dan St. Louis, director of the Manufacturing Solutions Center at Catawba Valley Community College, weighed in on these topics in the first of three sessions for The McNair Speaker Series. 


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Mar. 31, 2015 @ 02:06 AM

Monday's prep scores

Monday's prep scores

Mar. 29, 2015 @ 10:41 AM

Teams preparing for second half

Heading into this past Friday’s contests, the Cleveland County schools were holding down the South Mountain Athletic Conference’s top spots in each of the three major spring sports, with the Burns and Crest baseball teams, the Kings Mountain softball team and the Shelby girls soccer team all sitting in first place in the conference standings.


Mar. 29, 2015 @ 09:36 AM

Lady Hilltoppers fall to Burns

The Lady Bulldogs of Burns paid a visit to R-S Central on Thursday night and the result was not good for the Lady Hilltopper girls soccer team, as Burns defeated R-S Central, 5-1.


Mar. 29, 2015 @ 08:33 AM

Redick proving himself at basketball’s highest level

For over half of my life, J.J. Redick has been my favorite basketball player. Ever since he stepped on the court at Duke University in the winter of 2002, I have pretty much followed his every move both on and off the court.


Mar. 27, 2015 @ 11:37 AM

Gryphons baseball records first conference win

The Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy baseball team picked up its first conference win of the season by defeating Community School of Davidson, 6-4, Tuesday night at McNair Field.


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Mar. 29, 2015 @ 07:27 AM

Stepping back in time to the Renaissance

  There was no time capsule to take people there, but with enough imagination and ignoring the visitors from the 21st Century in their shorts and T-shirts, Renaissance Day at Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy was fun and educational.

 

Mar. 29, 2015 @ 09:45 AM

1948 Rutherford County film resorted, digitalized

Rutherford County in the late 1940s will be depicted on the big screen on Tuesday, April 14, the 236th birthday of the county.


Mar. 29, 2015 @ 10:57 AM

150 Anniversary of the Civil War

The Rutherford County Library commemorated the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War with entertainment, an author and museum artifacts on Loan.


Mar. 29, 2015 @ 10:38 AM

The Chili Cookoff

Fundraising Chili Cookoff in the mountains.


Mar. 29, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Safety on the road and in the home

As Spring Break kicks off in Rutherford County, state and local law enforcement agencies and several area youth organizations encourage residents to take proactive steps to prevent impaired driving and underage drinking.


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Mar. 26, 2015 @ 08:54 AM

Business briefs March 26, 2015

Business briefs March 26, 2015


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 08:47 AM

Weather dampers construction projects

Construction on the new Emergency Medical Station and the new Rutherford County library off U.S. 221A in Caroleen has been on hold for weeks due to  winter weather and lingering wet weather.


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 08:48 AM

Pending watershed permit

Some construction at the location of the new AEO (Advanced Enviornmental Options) facility off N.C. Hwy. 120 has been temporarily halted.


Mar. 08, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Preserving communities' historic cores

With many of its commercial and residential properties located in a designated historic district or on the National Register of Historic Places, the Town of Rutherfordton is no stranger to the North Carolina State Historic Preservation Tax Credit program.


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Mar. 29, 2015 @ 09:41 AM

JANARD: My life with Mr. Fix It

I really admire women who are good at home repairs and maintenance. While I've never had any inclination to develop these skills myself, I appreciate what these women are doing to counter the stereotype of the mechanically helpless female.


Mar. 29, 2015 @ 09:36 AM

OUR VIEW: Cheers and Jeers

Cheers ... to the state and local agencies who organized the spring campaign of Operation Medicine Drop of Rutherford County and all the residents who stopped by one of four locations to safely disposed of more than 45,000 dosages of unused, unwanted and expired medications.


Mar. 29, 2015 @ 09:34 AM

GORDON: Healthier children still play outdoors

Last Thursday evening was a good time with family. My niece who lives in Decatur, Alabama was visiting her parents. Two other nieces and families and my nephew and his family were together at my sister's house in Bostic for supper and fellowship. before my niece headed back home.


Mar. 27, 2015 @ 09:05 AM

LETTER: Bridge in blind curve on Maple Creek

To the editor:  I live on Maple Creek Road (SR1178) in Rutherfordton. There is a blind bridge the road. I say blind because with the Piedmont Gun Club and a sharp blind curve coming down the hill you don`t see what is coming.


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Feb. 26, 2013 @ 03:42 PM

Under the Dome

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

Mar. 05, 2015 @ 08:10 AM

Revenue Department "in good shape"

The Rutherford County Revenue Department is in good shape, according to findings released by state and county officials.


Feb. 24, 2015 @ 11:45 AM

Spindale's wastewater treatment plant is 'on track'

The Spindale Board of Commissioners continued its discussion of the wastewater treatment plant and received updates on the rehabilitation project from SDG Engineering during the regular monthly meeting Monday.

"We are on track with the treatment plant," said Cameron McHargue, on behalf of SDG Engineering.


Feb. 24, 2015 @ 07:20 AM

Garrison named county manager

County Commissioners unanimously voted Monday afternoon to appoint Steve Garrison as the new manager for Rutherford County.


Feb. 12, 2015 @ 11:15 AM

Upset bids being received for Caroleen property

Rutherford County is soliciting upset bids for the purchase of a 14.5-acre piece of property at 214 Henrietta Street in the Caroleen community. The property also includes a building.


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Nov. 19, 2013 @ 11:22 PM

DC Video

Check out the latest video from The Daily Courier.

Jan. 30, 2015 @ 11:37 AM

VIDEO: Elijah Brooks — The challenge of sight

Elijah Brooks, a recent graduate from East Rutherford High School, is legally blind but hasn't let his impairment stop him from excelling at what he loves; music and computers.


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.