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Dec. 19, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

The eyes and ears behind emergency calls

"911 — what kind of help do you need?"

When residents call 911, there is a good chance Sgt. Dwayne Wright will be the voice that answers.

Dec. 20, 2014 @ 07:32 AM

Community Calendar: December 20, 2014


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 12:31 PM

Walk to the Manger

A Walk to the Manger will be re-enacted Saturday, Sunday and Monday evenings in Spindale.


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 12:26 PM

Legislature, Congress maps upheld by NC high court

The North Carolina Supreme Court has upheld the boundary lines for General Assembly and congressional districts drawn by Republicans three years ago that helped the GOP strengthen its grip on legislative seats.


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 11:22 AM

Land transfers: Dec. 19, 2014

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


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Dec. 16, 2014 @ 09:20 PM

R-S Central Grapplers defeat Kings Mountain 42-29

R-S Central’s wrestlers proved that they are serious contenders for the SMAC championship as they easily disposed of Kings Mountain 42-29 Tuesday night at the Palace.  

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 01:01 PM

GWU tight end Cranfill earns honor

Gardner-Webb tight end Seth Cranfill was named second-team FCS All-America by the Associated Press on Wednesday afternoon.


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 01:00 PM

Cavaliers benefit from stellar start

The East Rutherford Cavaliers fast start mean a long night for the Burns Bulldogs, who trailed by 30 points at halftime.


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 12:58 PM

Trojans fade vs. Chargers

Despite only having one win on the season, the Chase Trojans continually prove that they can compete in the tough SMAC conference.


Dec. 16, 2014 @ 09:25 PM

Cavaliers strengthend by stellar start

The East Rutherford Cavaliers fast start mean a long night for the Burns Bulldogs, who trailed by 30 points at halftime.


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Dec. 17, 2014 @ 09:32 AM

The voice on the other end of the line

"911 — what is your emergency?"

911 telecommunicator Sgt. Jessica Quinn takes every call seriously, from residents reporting fully engulfed structure fires to others complaining of minor aches and pains.

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 12:31 PM

Walk to the Manger

A Walk to the Manger will be re-enacted Saturday, Sunday and Monday evenings in Spindale.


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

The eyes and ears behind emergency calls

"911 — what kind of help do you need?"

When residents call 911, there is a good chance Sgt. Dwayne Wright will be the voice that answers.


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 09:16 AM

Answering the call when help is needed

"911 — where is your emergency located?"

Dispatcher Lindsay Sisk will be the first to testify that no two calls to 911 are ever the same.


Dec. 17, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

'Welcome to the millionaires' club'

Henry Smith would never have purchased his winning lottery ticket worth $4 million if it was not for fellow lottery winner Dan Royal.


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Aug. 13, 2013 @ 10:44 AM

Business

From Wall Street to Main Street.

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 11:22 AM

Land transfers: Dec. 19, 2014

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


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 11:15 AM

Museum receives $25,000 grant

Williard Whitson said he wants to open KidSenses Children’s Museum to reach every child in Rutherford County, regardless of economic situation.


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 11:40 AM

McConnell Group opens new office

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce held an event to celebrate the nine years the McConnell Group PR has been in business and the opening of its new office at 117 W. Court Street in Rutherfordton.


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 10:32 AM

Health inspections: Dec. 10-17

Here are the latest health inspections done by the Rutherford County Health Department:


Opinion View All »

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 10:59 AM

OUR VIEW: Kudos to KidSenses

Hands-on learning.


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 10:29 AM

JONES: Christmas lights up the world

I am so amazed by the Christmas lights; the beautiful arrangements in store fronts, and the imaginative décor at various homes. 


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 09:59 AM

People matter the most

Death and funerals are a weird thing, but I've learned that what keeps you going is the people around you.

 

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 10:03 AM

OUR VIEW: Be smart during flu season

It has come upon us rapidly and without mercy.


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Feb. 26, 2013 @ 03:42 PM

Under the Dome

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

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 12:26 PM

Legislature, Congress maps upheld by NC high court

The North Carolina Supreme Court has upheld the boundary lines for General Assembly and congressional districts drawn by Republicans three years ago that helped the GOP strengthen its grip on legislative seats.


Dec. 17, 2014 @ 10:55 AM

Authority advances committee recommendation

The Rutherford County Airport Authority voted to send proposed bylaws to create an Aviation Advisory Committee to the Rutherford County Commission.


Dec. 16, 2014 @ 02:54 PM

NC standards panel to get funds, leader says

A leader of a state panel recommending changes to math and reading standards for children in North Carolina's public schools says he's been assured by lawmakers there will be funding to perform its work.


Dec. 16, 2014 @ 01:47 PM

Audit: NC Labor Dept improperly paid for 100-mile commute

The North Carolina Department of Labor improperly paid an employee more than $9,400 to commute 100 miles from the worker's home in Lexington, according to state auditors.


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Nov. 19, 2013 @ 11:22 PM

DC Video

Check out the latest video from The Daily Courier.

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.


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