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Jan. 29, 2015 @ 09:58 AM

Hospital foundation helping with backpack program

There are 852 students in 17 of the Rutherford County schools who take home a backpack filled with food weekly. The backpacks are distributed to students on Friday afternoon so they will have food for the weekend.

Jan. 29, 2015 @ 04:47 PM

Suspect arrested in Spindale arson

Wesley T. Rhodes, 47, was taken into custody by officers with the Spindale Police Department and charged with first-degree arson Thursday afternoon in connection to a house fire Monday night.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 03:40 PM

McCurry arrested for failure to appear on drug charges

Tyler Dale McCurry, a person of interest in the death of 5-month-old Lebron Jay'den Reynolds, was arrested by Rutherford County sheriff's deputies Thursday for failure to appear on several drug charges.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 11:58 AM

Health inspections: Jan. 28, 2015

Health inspections from the Rutherford County Health Department.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

What's the latest news about the case?

From trial dates to criminal charges to toxicology reports, here are the most recent updates on some of Rutherford County's recent serious cases.


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Jan. 29, 2015 @ 09:10 AM

East men top Burns

Jawan Blanton scored eight points in overtime to help lift the East Rutherford men’s basketball team to a 61-54 win at Burns Tuesday.

Jan. 29, 2015 @ 12:14 PM

GWU adds Lee for volleyball

The Gardner-Webb University volleyball program is pleased to welcome Jené Lee into the fold for the 2015 season following her transfer from Sacred Heart University, said head coach Leo Sayles Wednesday.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 11:11 AM

Cavalier women win late

Montana Hollifield connected on a free throw with under 15 seconds left in the game to give the East Rutherford women’s basketball team a 59-58 win at Burns Tuesday.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 10:43 AM

Reid inks to play at Limestone College

Familiarity can always help a student-athlete decide on the next step.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 10:12 AM

Chase men drop game at Crest

Jerick Haynes and Justin Foster led Crest to an 11-2 lead in the first quarter and the Chargers went on cruise control and defeated Chase, 77-39 Tuesday.


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Jan. 27, 2015 @ 10:19 AM

Living with legal blindness

Elijah Brooks will never be able to drive a car because of his vision. But he hasn't let his impairment stop him from excelling at what he loves: music and computers. 

Jan. 29, 2015 @ 09:58 AM

Hospital foundation helping with backpack program

There are 852 students in 17 of the Rutherford County schools who take home a backpack filled with food weekly. The backpacks are distributed to students on Friday afternoon so they will have food for the weekend.


Jan. 25, 2015 @ 05:02 PM

MCKOOL: What is your choice?


Jan. 25, 2015 @ 03:52 PM

Girl Scout Cookie Sales

Daisy Girl Scout Troop #20730 from Forest City selling cookies.


Jan. 25, 2015 @ 01:11 PM

Trinity Hands of Hope

Trinity Christian Middle School has recently collected money for Hands of Hope and items for Grace of God.


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Aug. 13, 2013 @ 10:44 AM

Business

From Wall Street to Main Street.

Jan. 29, 2015 @ 11:58 AM

Health inspections: Jan. 28, 2015

Health inspections from the Rutherford County Health Department.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 09:58 AM

Hospital foundation helping with backpack program

There are 852 students in 17 of the Rutherford County schools who take home a backpack filled with food weekly. The backpacks are distributed to students on Friday afternoon so they will have food for the weekend.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 09:02 AM

OUR VIEW: Notoriety is good for county

A story in Site Selection magazine has put a huge spotlight on Rutherford County.


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 09:09 AM

Rutherford County native Amanda Scruggs realizes dream with salon

Imagine knowing what you want to be when you grow up as early as sixth grade. Then imagine going for that dream without hesitation until you get it.


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Jan. 29, 2015 @ 09:56 AM

HOOD: Free speech faces threats

Freedom of speech is one of the core values of a free society.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 09:02 AM

OUR VIEW: Notoriety is good for county

A story in Site Selection magazine has put a huge spotlight on Rutherford County.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

I hope Grady doesn't see his shadow

In just four more days it will be determined whether we will be welcoming spring early this year or enduring several more weeks of winter weather. And that fate rests solely upon the actions of a furry rodent.


Jan. 28, 2015 @ 09:47 AM

WAGNER: Take your kindness to the most needed of places

The night was cold, but we all bundled up well so as to be able to serve without shivering. 


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Feb. 26, 2013 @ 03:42 PM

Under the Dome

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

Jan. 21, 2015 @ 10:11 AM

County gets draft agreement for Animal Control

Rutherford County Commissioners took their first look at a draft agreement regarding operations at the Animal Control facility during a special meeting Tuesday, Jan. 20.


Jan. 20, 2015 @ 09:37 AM

CAMPBELL: The ‘free as practicable’ North Carolina Promise

Filmmaker Steve Channing’s excellent “A Generation of Change” on UNC-TV, was a stark reminder of post-war North Carolina, a state wracked by poverty, poor health and uneducated citizens.


Jan. 18, 2015 @ 01:45 PM

County to discuss personnel issues

Rutherford County Commissioners have decisions to make about additional staffing requested by Sheriff Chris Francis as well as what to do with the management of the Animal Control facility.


Jan. 16, 2015 @ 09:30 AM

OUR VIEW: Latest revenue report signals need to watch

A revenue report shows some potential problems for the North Carolina General Assembly as they ready for the 2015 session.


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Nov. 19, 2013 @ 11:22 PM

DC Video

Check out the latest video from The Daily Courier.

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.


Nov. 04, 2014 @ 04:28 PM

Ellenboro Character Parade

The kids at Ellenboro Elementary School recently held their character parade.