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Sep. 18, 2014 @ 08:40 AM

Celebration of the Arts begins

Pieces from local and regional artists are now on display at Isothermal Community College for the annual Celebration of the Arts (COTA) show.

The show, a judged art competition sponsored by the Rutherford County Visual Artists Guild (RCVAG), began today and runs through Sunday. It is supported in part by Grass Roots funding from the NC Arts Council and is being held at The Foundation Performing Arts Center. 

 
Sep. 18, 2014 @ 06:48 PM

Dee C. Cole Memorial dedication set for Sunday

The Dee C. Cole Memorial Gazebo will be dedicated Sunday at 2 p.m. at Cool Springs Administrative Office on West Main Street in Forest City. Family members, band members of Cole and friends will be attend. 


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 05:45 PM

Strut Your Mutt Dog Show in Lake Lure Saturday

The Strut Your Mutt Dog Show is Saturday at the Geneva Riverside Motel in Chimney Rock and everyone is encouraged to bring the four-legged friends to the show. 


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 03:44 PM

Celebration of the Arts continues through Sunday

The Rutherford Visual Arts Guild is hosting its annual Celebration of the Arts at Isothermal Community College today through Sunday.


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 01:43 PM

R-S Central alumni gathering Saturday

There is a reunion for R-S Central High School Alumni on Saturday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the home of Jack and Kathy Conner, members of the Class of 1970 and the Class of 1972, respectively.


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Sep. 18, 2014 @ 08:03 AM

Shelby cruises by R-S Central 5-1

Shelby Tigers 5-1 win against the R-S Central Hilltoppers solidified their second-place position in the Southern Mountain Conference (SMAC) standings.

Sep. 18, 2014 @ 08:04 AM

Chase routes Burns, 8-0



Sep. 18, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Ground war

It will be strength versus strength as the Gardner-Webb Bulldogs host #30 Wofford College on Saturday.


Sep. 17, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Chase grad succeeds at Southern Nash

It's been a long road for Chase High School graduate and current Southern Nash High School football coach Brian Foster in building his team to a perennial playoff contender.


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Sep. 14, 2014 @ 04:59 PM

New homeless shelter for women on the horizon

The need for additional space for homeless women and children has prompted the founder/director of the Grace of God Rescue Mission to begin plans for a new women's shelter.

Sep. 18, 2014 @ 06:48 PM

Dee C. Cole Memorial dedication set for Sunday

The Dee C. Cole Memorial Gazebo will be dedicated Sunday at 2 p.m. at Cool Springs Administrative Office on West Main Street in Forest City. Family members, band members of Cole and friends will be attend. 


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 08:46 AM

Colfax Free Fair continues through Saturday

The fair is located on the former Ellenboro school grounds in Ellenboro and continues through Saturday night with rides, fair food, live entertainment and prize-winning exhibits in exhibit hall.


Sep. 16, 2014 @ 10:20 AM

Retired professional wrestling speaking here Tuesday

A former professional with the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) will be the featured speaker at the 096 Prison Chaplaincy annual dinner and fundraiser on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at the Foundation, Isothermal Community College. 


Sep. 14, 2014 @ 04:58 PM

RAMSEY: We need help with our budget

Dear Dave,

My husband and I have been living on a budget for a few months, and for some reason there seems to be leaks in our budget. It’s just a few dollars here and there, but added together it makes a huge dent. Can you give us some advice?


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Aug. 13, 2013 @ 10:44 AM

Business

From Wall Street to Main Street.

Sep. 18, 2014 @ 12:41 PM

Equestrian Center kicks off busy fall festival

The Tryon International Equestrian Center located off U.S. 74 on Pea Ridge road, four miles across the Rutherford County line, has kicked off its fall season with grand prix contests each weekend expected to draw several thousand people to the still-under-construction competitive area.


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 10:39 AM

Interstate 74 closer to reality

Gov. Pat McCrory is putting Interstate 74 near the top of his transportation priorities.


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 10:25 AM

Health inspections: Sept. 11-17

Here's the latest health inspections from the Rutherford County Health Department:


Sep. 17, 2014 @ 11:21 AM

FAA: Funds can be recovered from Owens’ purchase

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said the state should recover funds used to purchase 10 acres of land, owned by County Commissioner Julius Owens, adjacent to the Rutherford County Airport in excess of the appraised value.


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Sep. 18, 2014 @ 10:38 AM

OUR VIEW: Moving forward with I-74

In March 2013, the thought of interstate designation for U.S. 74 from I-26 to Wilmington was nothing more than a dream of county officials in Rutherford, Cleveland and Polk counties.


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 09:32 AM

Relishing in the autumn season

In just five days that wonderful time of year will once again be upon us, where the leaves will transform into a rainbow of yellows, oranges and reds; where the humid summer nights will give way to cool evenings and sweater weather; where the flavors of pumpkin, apple and cinnamon will work their way into almost every food and beverage in my kitchen.


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 09:21 AM

HOOD: State raised school spending

Just before Labor Day, the publicly available polls of likely voters had incumbent U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan roughly tied with Republican challenger Thom Tillis. Since Labor Day, the polling average has shifted about three points in Hagan’s direction.


Sep. 17, 2014 @ 11:12 AM

STANFORD: Time for GOP to deal with Gohmert

There are a lot of offensive ways to observe 9/11. A yoga studio near DC offered a 20 percent off sale ("9 + 11 = 20 PERCENT OFF!"), and a sex toy company soberly tweeted remembrance of "those lost, & honor those still fighting for freedom."


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Feb. 26, 2013 @ 03:42 PM

Under the Dome

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

Sep. 18, 2014 @ 10:39 AM

Interstate 74 closer to reality

Gov. Pat McCrory is putting Interstate 74 near the top of his transportation priorities.


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 10:38 AM

OUR VIEW: Moving forward with I-74

In March 2013, the thought of interstate designation for U.S. 74 from I-26 to Wilmington was nothing more than a dream of county officials in Rutherford, Cleveland and Polk counties.


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 09:21 AM

HOOD: State raised school spending

Just before Labor Day, the publicly available polls of likely voters had incumbent U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan roughly tied with Republican challenger Thom Tillis. Since Labor Day, the polling average has shifted about three points in Hagan’s direction.


Sep. 17, 2014 @ 11:21 AM

FAA: Funds can be recovered from Owens’ purchase

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said the state should recover funds used to purchase 10 acres of land, owned by County Commissioner Julius Owens, adjacent to the Rutherford County Airport in excess of the appraised value.


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Nov. 19, 2013 @ 11:22 PM

DC Video

Check out the latest video from The Daily Courier.

Sep. 12, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Daily Courier sportscast for Sept. 12, 2014

Here is the latest sportscast from The Daily Courier:


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 05:50 PM

Daily Courier sportscast for Aug. 29, 2014

Daily Courier Sports Editor Jimmy Potts and Editor Matthew Clark talk about the Friday night prep footbal slate.


Aug. 26, 2014 @ 04:57 PM

Erin Kidd takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Daily Courier reporter Erin Kidd took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.


Aug. 25, 2014 @ 12:32 PM

Jean Gordon takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The Daily Courier's own Jean Gordon took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge with staff from Chimney Rock State Park.