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Nov. 21, 2014 @ 09:37 AM

County EMS breaks ground on new southeastern station

An initial plan to build an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) station in the southeast part of Rutherford County had been part of a plan for nearly a decade.

Nov. 21, 2014 @ 12:48 PM

October jobless rate in NC drops to 6.3 percent

North Carolina's unemployment rate keeps falling.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 11:58 AM

Land transfers: Nov. 21, 2014

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


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 10:11 AM

Land Transfers: November 21, 2014

Mace, Donald and Ava to Mace, Howard and Nichol: Colfax, .248 Acres Short Rd; $0


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 09:58 AM

Paying it Forward with faith and fellowship

Pastor Anton Roos and membership decided the an addition was needed to the 1,100 square foot building on U.S. 64/74 in order for the church to grow and to serve the ministerial needs of the community.


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Nov. 20, 2014 @ 10:08 PM

Slaying giants

No one said the road to the state championship game would be easy and the R-S Central Hilltoppers know that all too well

Nov. 20, 2014 @ 11:42 PM

Sportscast 11-21

Daily Courier Sports Editor Jimmy Potts and Sports Reporters Jacob Conley and Bill McDaniel talk about Friday's playoff games in the latest edition of the Sportscast.


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 10:07 PM

The Byrds, King Solomon and the art of the crossover

King Solomon and the Byrds once famously wrote, “To everything there is a season.” 


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 09:55 PM

Gryphons versus Pride: round two

The Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy (TJCA) Gryphons face the seventh seeded Pine Lake Prep Pride for the second time this season in the second round of the NCHSAA playoffs.


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 12:38 PM

NFLPA appeals Adrian Peterson's suspension

The NFL players' union has appealed the league's suspension of Adrian Peterson.


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Nov. 18, 2014 @ 09:01 AM

An inspiration to many

After battling cystic fibrosis for 22 years and undergoing a double lung transplant in April, Christina Diane Queen, 23, of Henrietta, passed away last week at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill from complications caused by an infection.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 09:51 AM

Featured Snow Queen cast members announced

Rutherford County Arts Council has announced featured players for its production of <I>The Snow Queen, a winter musical by Diane McEnnerney based on the classic fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, to be presented at The Foundation Performing Arts Center on November 21.  Tickets are available at the Foundation Box Office, 828-286-9990.


Nov. 16, 2014 @ 10:12 AM

Community House provides memories for 75 years

If the walls of the Union Mills Community House could talk, they would speak of family gatherings, club meetings and friendships. 

The building brings back memories for many and those memories were on display during an open house to celebrate the house's 75th anniversary on Saturday. 

 


Nov. 16, 2014 @ 09:54 AM

Saving lives as 'first, first responders'

When Cindy Ammons' husband of 18 years collapsed and stopped breathing at their Spindale home, she didn't think she would ever see him alive again.


Nov. 16, 2014 @ 09:45 AM

Celebrating her 100th birthday day

There are some things about Jennie Medford's 100 years of living she can't remember, but then there's the story of how she walked every day to Washburn School as a little girl and got "red mud all the way up to my knees in my galosh'ers," she said.


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Aug. 13, 2013 @ 10:44 AM

Business

From Wall Street to Main Street.

Nov. 21, 2014 @ 12:48 PM

October jobless rate in NC drops to 6.3 percent

North Carolina's unemployment rate keeps falling.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 11:58 AM

Land transfers: Nov. 21, 2014

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


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 02:18 PM

Solar power backers: leave friendly NC laws alone

Solar energy advocates want North Carolina legislators to preserve a renewable energy industry that employs 3,000.


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 01:12 PM

NC board suspends license over Boone motel deaths

A North Carolina board has suspended the license of a contractor who did faulty work on a pool heater later found to be the source of leaking carbon monoxide that killed three Boone hotel guests.


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Nov. 21, 2014 @ 09:20 AM

KIDD: Developing a relationship with coffee

From what I’ve read, coffee is a brewed beverage prepared from roasted or baked seeds of several species of an evergreen shrub of the genus coffea. Coffee plants are cultivated in more than 70 countries and the seeds from the plant are roasted before being ground and brewed to create coffee.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 09:09 AM

JONES: How to make a right turn

When we come to an intersection, faced with with only a left or right turn, we must choose which way to go; left or right.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 09:08 AM

OUR VIEW: The sun can be a valuable ally

Rutherford County and North Carolina have evolved into an energy realm that can pay dividends in the near future.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 08:13 AM

Letter: Awakening a community

Dear Editor: Folded chairs filled the Thomas Jefferson Classical Grammar gym Monday.


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Feb. 26, 2013 @ 03:42 PM

Under the Dome

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

Nov. 21, 2014 @ 12:48 PM

October jobless rate in NC drops to 6.3 percent

North Carolina's unemployment rate keeps falling.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 09:37 AM

County EMS breaks ground on new southeastern station

An initial plan to build an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) station in the southeast part of Rutherford County had been part of a plan for nearly a decade.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 09:12 AM

AdvantageWest chosen for growth initiative

A nonprofit regional economic development organization is using a federal contract to help small businesses in western North Carolina grow and create jobs.


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 05:29 PM

Court: Some NC legislator emails must be released

A federal court says North Carolina legislators aren't required to give up emails and papers exchanged with other lawmakers and staff to those suing over the state's election-overhaul law.


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Nov. 19, 2013 @ 11:22 PM

DC Video

Check out the latest video from The Daily Courier.

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


Oct. 27, 2014 @ 12:52 PM

Rutherfordton Elementary School pumpkin day

Students at Rutherfordton Elementary School received a visit from the R.S. Central High School football team on their pumpkin day