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Oct. 22, 2014 @ 10:05 AM

Neighbors helping neighbors

Nearly 80 youth volunteers wielded utility belts and hammers during Youth Missions Day on Saturday, officially kicking off United Way's Week of Caring.

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 07:36 AM

Crime Report: October 21, 2014

911 Calls

Rutherford County Sheriff's Department was dispatched to 145 calls on Tuesday; Forest City police had 81 calls; Rutherfordton police was dispatched to 28 calls; Spindale had 11 calls; Lake Lure had 2 calls; Rutherford County EMS responded to 48 calls and Rescue had 13 calls.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 03:35 PM

Bostic teen reported missing

Elizabeth Mitchell, 15, a white female with auburn hair and brown eyes, was reported missing from Bostic on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 12:23 PM

Blue Cross reveals 2015 health insurance rates

North Carolina's largest health insurer said on Wednesday that 2015 rates will rise by more than 13 percent on average for buyers of individual Affordable Care Act policies.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 10:48 AM

Chasing perfection

Steve Vacendak, the scrappy guard who led the Duke Blue Devils to two Final Four appearances in the late 1960s, shared his thoughts on leadership with students and the community at Isothermal Community College on Tuesday. 


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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. 22, 2014 @ 04:14 PM

Sportscast 10-24

Daily Courier Sports Editor Jimmy Potts and sports reporters Jacob Conley and Bill McDaniel discuss this week's football games in another edition of the Sportscast.


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.


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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. 22, 2014 @ 10:30 AM

Hodge, Owens vying for Clerk of Court position

Two candidates, both with relative experience in the Clerk of Court's office are vying for the Clerk of Court position.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 10:05 AM

Neighbors helping neighbors

Nearly 80 youth volunteers wielded utility belts and hammers during Youth Missions Day on Saturday, officially kicking off United Way's Week of Caring.


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.


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Aug. 13, 2013 @ 10:44 AM

Business

From Wall Street to Main Street.

Oct. 22, 2014 @ 12:23 PM

Blue Cross reveals 2015 health insurance rates

North Carolina's largest health insurer said on Wednesday that 2015 rates will rise by more than 13 percent on average for buyers of individual Affordable Care Act policies.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 09:24 AM

State jobless rate drops slightly

State unemployment saw a modest decrease in September.


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.


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Oct. 22, 2014 @ 10:28 AM

JOHNSON: This is Halloween

It’s not long until Halloween; the night when ghouls, goblins, monsters and all manner of creepy creatures come out to play. Kids will trick or treat, spooky stories will be told and scary movies will be watched. 


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 10:19 AM

OUR VIEW: Take advantage of One-Stop voting

On Thursday, three voting locations in Rutherford County will open for one-stop voting.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 09:16 AM

WAGNER: Amish polyester ... from China?

When I went recently to preach a marriage conference up north, the church I was with took half a day and hired a wonderful tour guide. 


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.


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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.