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Jul. 31, 2014 @ 11:34 AM

Health inspections: July 23-30

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


Jul. 31, 2014 @ 09:27 AM

County jobless rate ticks up

Unemployment in Rutherford County jumped slightly to 8.7 percent for the month of June.


Jul. 30, 2014 @ 12:10 PM

Pie contest, pasta festival Saturday at farmers market

A Pasta Festival, featuring pasta from Valley Fine Foods of Forest City, will be held at the Rutherford County Farmers Market Saturday, August 2.


Jul. 30, 2014 @ 07:09 AM

Trelleborg achieves safety milestone at its Rutherfordton facility

The Trelleborg Coated Systems manufacturing facility in Rutherfordton achieved the milestone of more than two million safe work hours without a lost time incident in June.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 09:41 AM

OUR VIEW: Bring back sales tax holiday

Traditionally, the first weekend of August was reserved for back-to-school shopping as stores across Rutherford County and North Carolina prepared for strong sales.


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 01:40 PM

IGA offers camp for children each day during the summer

Flipping and field trips are both a part of Isothermal Gymnastics Academy's (IGA) annual summer camp.


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 01:35 PM

County transit eyeing budget talks

Rutherford County Transportation Services Director Kerry Giles is keeping her eye on Raleigh.


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 09:59 AM

There's a new face in town

There a new face in the Town of Forest City working as the Downtown/Community Development Manager. 


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 12:07 PM

Division of Workforce Solutions streamlines local operations

The N.C. Division of Workforce Solutions is realigning its services to better meet the needs of North Carolina job seekers and businesses following reductions in the Division’s federal and state funding.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 11:06 AM

Harmony Hills management recognized

The National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA), headquarterd in Alexandria, Virginia, announces that Mansermar, Inc. has received National Recognition as a Community of Quality (COQ) for outstanding management of Harmony Hill, 375 Harmon Street in Forest City.