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Aug. 20, 2014 @ 09:49 AM

Volunteers distribute 300 food boxes

As far as one could see Tuesday morning cars were lined along the streets of Spindale in the vicinity of First Baptist Church. Hundreds waited for hours to receive a box of food. 

Aug. 20, 2014 @ 11:30 AM

Cotton candy clouds

Hovering near the tree tops at Rumbling Bald in Lake Lure, these fluffy white clouds were eye catchers for folks boating on Lake Lure Friday night.   


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 10:48 AM

Celebrating Central

 R-S Central holds special event to kick off school year. 


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 10:31 AM

McHenry staff here Thursday

Tenth District Congressman Patrick McHenry’s staff will hold office hours in Forest City on Thursday, August 21  from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m in the Mayor's Office at Forest City Town Hall, 128 North Powell Street. 


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 09:51 AM

Chamber Director: Kudos to Forest City

Kudos were given to Forest City Town Council by the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce director Tuesday night. 


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Aug. 20, 2014 @ 08:30 AM

Hilltoppers sweep

Following the departure of former coach Julie Buchanan and graduating eight players from 2013, the R-S Central Lady Hilltoppers volleyball team seemed to be in a rebuilding year.

Aug. 20, 2014 @ 10:26 AM

OUR VIEW: Bring back the fun

It was shocking when, Monday night, Forest City Owls owner Ken Silver announced he and his wife Bette are selling the Owls, as soon as possible.


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 09:29 AM

Owls for sale — $700,000

Forest City Owls’ owners Ken and Bette Silver have decided 10 years in the baseball business is enough.


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 11:01 PM

It’s all about the ground game


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 08:46 AM

The dark days are over

In films, it only takes a five-minute montage show progression as an underdog athlete or team readies itself for the championship match. 


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Aug. 17, 2014 @ 01:07 PM

Clint Black, Balsam Range on tap

The Foundation Performing Arts Center announces its 2014-2015 season.

Aug. 20, 2014 @ 09:49 AM

Volunteers distribute 300 food boxes

As far as one could see Tuesday morning cars were lined along the streets of Spindale in the vicinity of First Baptist Church. Hundreds waited for hours to receive a box of food. 


Aug. 17, 2014 @ 10:44 AM

KIDZ IN RUTHERFORD COUNTY: Back to school

It’s time for back to school and I know some of you are not thrilled.


Aug. 17, 2014 @ 09:45 AM

Cops, coffee and conversation

For public safety leaders in law enforcement, how they interact with residents, how accessible they are to the community and how well they are able to communicate clearly and effectively with the public plays an integral role in the success of a police department's operations.


Aug. 15, 2014 @ 02:33 PM

Sunday evening concert

Simple Faith will be in concert Sunday, Aug. 17 at 6 p.m. at Piney Knob Baptist Church. Free admission; everyone invited.


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Aug. 13, 2013 @ 10:44 AM

Business

From Wall Street to Main Street.

Aug. 20, 2014 @ 10:26 AM

OUR VIEW: Bring back the fun

It was shocking when, Monday night, Forest City Owls owner Ken Silver announced he and his wife Bette are selling the Owls, as soon as possible.


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 09:51 AM

Chamber Director: Kudos to Forest City

Kudos were given to Forest City Town Council by the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce director Tuesday night. 


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 09:29 AM

Owls for sale — $700,000

Forest City Owls’ owners Ken and Bette Silver have decided 10 years in the baseball business is enough.


Aug. 19, 2014 @ 06:01 PM

Coal ash cleanup bill could rise from the dead

Top Republicans at the North Carolina Legislature are signaling they are close to a last-minute deal reviving a measure that aims to force Duke Energy to curb pollution from its 33 coal ash dumps scattered across the state.


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Aug. 20, 2014 @ 10:26 AM

OUR VIEW: Bring back the fun

It was shocking when, Monday night, Forest City Owls owner Ken Silver announced he and his wife Bette are selling the Owls, as soon as possible.


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 10:23 AM

STANFORD: It's the abuse of power stupid

When it comes to political corruption, it's rarely as simple as taking a bribe on hidden camera. Political corruption is usually messy, such as the ongoing trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, who took a king's ransom from a guy who had a crush on the First Lady in exchange for using the Governor's Office to promote his nutritional supplement business. See? It gets complicated.


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 09:21 AM

WAGNER: Thanking God for paper and ink

I have a lot to be thankful for, and I have honestly made it my practice for many years to try and be a person who constantly says “thank you,” especially to God.


Aug. 19, 2014 @ 09:47 AM

CAMPBELL: We can simplify our elections

The special election in November to fill a Court of Appeals judgeship illustrates how complicated, costly and difficult we’ve made elections and how we might simplify voting.


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Feb. 26, 2013 @ 03:42 PM

Under the Dome

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

Aug. 20, 2014 @ 10:31 AM

McHenry staff here Thursday

Tenth District Congressman Patrick McHenry’s staff will hold office hours in Forest City on Thursday, August 21  from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m in the Mayor's Office at Forest City Town Hall, 128 North Powell Street. 


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 09:51 AM

Chamber Director: Kudos to Forest City

Kudos were given to Forest City Town Council by the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce director Tuesday night. 


Aug. 19, 2014 @ 06:01 PM

Coal ash cleanup bill could rise from the dead

Top Republicans at the North Carolina Legislature are signaling they are close to a last-minute deal reviving a measure that aims to force Duke Energy to curb pollution from its 33 coal ash dumps scattered across the state.


Aug. 19, 2014 @ 05:00 PM

Breakaway Republicans block NC incentives bill

A cadre of Republicans in the North Carolina House broke ranks with their leadership Tuesday to vote down a sweeping economic incentives and tax bill they said violated core conservative principles.


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Nov. 19, 2013 @ 11:22 PM

DC Video

Check out the latest video from The Daily Courier.

Jun. 04, 2014 @ 11:09 PM

VIDEO: 1-on-1 exclusive with Laura Hopper

The Daily Courier Sports Editor Travis Durkee sits down with East Rutherford head softball coach Laura Hopper before the Lady Cavaliers play for the 2A state championship.


Jun. 03, 2014 @ 11:47 PM

VIDEO: Owls upend Wilson, 10-5

Forest City used a big night at the plate by Hunter Bryant (2-for-4, HR, 5 RBIs) to take a 10-5 win against the Wilson Tobs Tuesday night at McNair Field.


May. 27, 2014 @ 10:53 PM

VIDEO: Owls open season with 9-0 win over Columbia

Sports editor Travis Durkee catches up with Owls manager Andrew Ciencin and starting pitcher Nick nietzel after Forest City opened the season with a 9-0 win over the Columbia Blowfish Tuesday night at McNair Field.


May. 11, 2014 @ 05:24 AM

1-on-1 with Raven Gray

East Rutherford softball player Raven Gray is following up a record-breaking junior season with a stellar senior campaign as she leads the Lady Cavaliers into the state playoffs. The Daily Courier Sports Editor Travis Durkee gets to know the senior speedster and even challenges her to a foot race.