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Feb. 22, 2015 @ 08:34 AM

A daddy's love for his little girl

Anyone can see that the joyful laugh and high energy of Suzanna Brackett are infectious. What anyone cannot see, however, is the incurable developmental disorder the little 3-year-old blonde endures every day — Turner syndrome.

Mar. 01, 2015 @ 10:55 AM

Girl Scouts aren't just for cookies anymore

From Staff Reports


Mar. 01, 2015 @ 07:41 AM

Someone is always celebrating Need an event planner?

Text by Pam Bunch
Contributed Photo

here is an occasion for every season.


Feb. 18, 2015 @ 09:26 AM

Coming to a television near you

Golden Corral brings a familiar face to the small screen in its latest commercial.

Harrison Wilkerson, senior at East Rutherford High School, plays the role of a waiter at a seafood restaurant where customers suffer from seafood sticker price also known as the high cost for fish. 


Feb. 18, 2015 @ 09:45 AM

Connecting the community via VINEmobile and MobilePatrol

Law enforcement agencies in Rutherford County are finding new ways to connect more effectively with their communities.

The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office has registered with two automated notification systems — VINEmobile and MobilePatrol — available to the public free of charge on mobile devices.


Feb. 24, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Preparing for the 2015 Senior Games

Registration for the Rutherford County Senior Center's annual Senior Games kicked off Monday and will run through Friday, March 6.

For more than 25 years, the Senior Center has held the games to provide opportunities for senior adults to help them maintain and enhance their quality of life by taking part in various spring sporting and art events.


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Feb. 26, 2015 @ 09:15 AM

Rolling dice and flipping cards for a worthy cause

Cards will be dealt and dice will be thrown while enjoying hors d'oeuvres and cocktails during the 3rd Annual Casino Night fundraiser for Rutherford Town Revitalization (RTR) on Saturday.


Feb. 20, 2015 @ 10:15 AM

Joey Gase and Jimmy Means team in Dayton

Joey Gase and the Jimmy Means racing team are making their 2015 Xfinity Series racing (previously Nationwide) appearance in Daytona,Florida Saturday evening.


Feb. 18, 2015 @ 09:26 AM

Coming to a television near you

Golden Corral brings a familiar face to the small screen in its latest commercial.

Harrison Wilkerson, senior at East Rutherford High School, plays the role of a waiter at a seafood restaurant where customers suffer from seafood sticker price also known as the high cost for fish. 


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Feb. 27, 2015 @ 11:37 AM

Church Calendar

(For church announcements, please email: pbunch@thedigitalcourier.com or call (828)245-6431 or drop the information by the office at 601 Oak Street, Forest City).


Feb. 24, 2015 @ 07:45 AM

STAND ALONE: Sisters In Christ ribbon cutting

Pam Bunch/Daily Courier The new Sisters In Christ Restoration and Recovery Ministry building at 514 East Main Street, Spindale officially opened Saturday morning.

Feb. 20, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Giving a warm place to stay on a cold winter's night

Having experienced the struggles of homelessness first-hand, Debbie Briscoe Smith is helping others through those difficulties every day.

Smith, or "Sister Debbie" as many call her, is the director of Sisters in Christ Restoration and Recovery Ministry, an organization she founded in July 2002 and operated out of her Lake Lure basement to assist the homeless in Rutherford County.


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Mar. 01, 2015 @ 10:02 AM

Spring Garden School

NC Cooperative Extension is offering a Spring Garden School


Feb. 10, 2015 @ 10:43 AM

Shelby Cafe opening Forest City cafe

The owners of The Shelby Cafe are proceeding with plans to open The Forest City Cafe between March 1-15, owner Brian Greene said Monday afternoon.


Feb. 01, 2015 @ 09:50 AM

Girl Scout Cookies

If you want it done right, then do it yourself.