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Jul. 23, 2015 @ 09:02 AM

Meet at the fountain to beat cancer

Runners can help battle cancer by participating in the Meet Me at the Fountain 5K Run/Walk for Cancer in Forest City Saturday.


Jul. 17, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Local Harley-Davidson celebrates with ribbon cutting

Chimney Rock Harley-Davidson performed a ribbon cutting ceremony at its new Genuine Harley-Davidson Motorclothes, accessories and gifts store, just below Chimney Rock State Park’s iconic, ancient monolith that soars 1,200 feet above the village Thursday.


Jul. 07, 2015 @ 07:57 AM

BRCHS welcomes new Director of Philanthropy

 Blue Ridge Community Health Services (BRCHS) has announced the arrival of Kathryn McConnell as Director of Philanthropy. McConnell most recently served as the Vice President of Community Philanthropy for the Community Foundation of Henderson County and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her new role. 


Jun. 04, 2015 @ 08:21 AM

Clinic at Wal-Mart welcomes new provider

The Clinic at Wal-Mart,  operated by Rutherford Regional Health System (RRHS), has announced it is now fully staffed with two full-time providers and has returned to regular operating hours, Monday-Friday 9 a.m.- 9 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. and Sunday noon - 6 p.m.


May. 21, 2015 @ 07:15 AM

Business Showcase today at Isothermal

The Rutherford Business Showcase, an  event for local businesses to showcase their products and services  is being held today at the Foundation, Isothermal Community College  from from 10 a.. to 3 p.m.


May. 19, 2015 @ 08:32 AM

New veterinary office covers the east side of the county

Forest City Animal Hospital fills a void on the eastern side of Rutherford County for pet care. There has been a need for more veterinary clinics in that area, and that's part of the reason Pam Poteat, DVM said she opened her small animal hospital across the road from the Forest City Facebook Data Center on Old Caroleen Road.


May. 15, 2015 @ 08:53 AM

The Rutherford County Crusade is happening now

The Rutherford County Crusade is happening now.


May. 14, 2015 @ 07:53 AM

Getting to know the new IPDC Executive Director

Isothermal Planning Development Commission's executive director is Scott Dadson. He accepted the position following the retirement of Jim Edwards in February. 


Apr. 29, 2015 @ 08:40 AM

PANGAEA Internet earns national recognition from Broadband Communities

PANGAEA Internet (PANGAEA), the leading commercial provider of high-speed fiber optic Internet service for Polk and Rutherford Counties, North Carolina, has received the Cornerstone Award from Broadband Communities magazine.


Apr. 14, 2015 @ 08:41 AM

Crawford receives certification

Planet, the national landscape industry trade association, announces that Thomas Crawford has earned  Mergefield  “Designation” the Landscape Industry Certified Technician designation and is now nationally certified.