Schools across the county celebrated a love for reading recently for Read Across America Week.
National Read Across America Day was Sunday, March 2 which is also Dr. Seuss' birthday. Elementary Schools broke out their "Cat in the Hat" costumes and spent the week celebrating the author and encouraging others to enjoy reading.
Spotting the biggest Cavalier fan was easy this basketball season because he could be found at center court throwing the game ball to officials.
Janna Duty is doing something a little different for her senior project by traveling to the Dominican Republic to set up a library.
Chase High School students are campaigning to stop the usage of the word retard (ed) through the Spread the Word to End the Word campaign sponsored by Project Unify.
A public radio station is in need of donations and anyone can help.
WNCW 88.7 F.M. began its annual Spring Fund Drive on Monday. Volunteers are waiting by the phones to take pledges from anyone who wants to offer their support. The station broadcasts from Isothermal Community College (ICC) and holds a fund drive twice a year.
Forest City Mayor Pro Tem Steve Holland (left) receives a plaque of appreciation on behalf of the Town from Sgt. Major Don Barrett USMC (Ret.) at Monday night's meeting of Town Council.
Grady’s annual shadow sighting and wildlife program
CHIMNEY ROCK — Grady the Groundhog, animal ambassador for Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park, will be making his annual winter prediction at noon on Sunday, Feb. 2 behind the Old Rock Café in Chimney Rock Village, next to the park entrance.
For as long as Teri Fryar can remember she has been a Loretta Lynn fan.
"I was born and raised on Loretta Lynn and that's all I ever listened to growing up," Fryar said on the heels of her "A Tribute to Loretta Lynn" concert. The concert is at theFoundation, Isothermal Community College Saturday night.
As Asheville tries to further its commitment to public art, the city is holding a forum to learn what residents think should go on a section of wall at the new city parking garage.
"It's not just for pastors. We aren't training pastors here, we are training the church," Tom Phillips said.
Hidden away in Lake Lure is a school teaching its students to observe, interpret and apply the Bible within a nine-month span.
Rutherford County native, Jane Walker Derrick, is beginning a new Women's Bible Study at The Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove in Asheville beginning Tuesday, Jan. 7.
Emily Mellnik daughter of Bob and Sue Mellnik will appear with the Women’s and Men’s Glee Clubs from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in a concert at Forest City First Baptist Church on Thursday, Jan. 2.
Some of the nation's largest food companies have cut daily calorie counts by an average of 78 per person, a new study says, more than four times the amount the industry pledged to slash by next year.
I encounter people on a daily basis who tell me they do not have energy and want to know what they “can take.” First, if you are one of these people, and your objective is to restore your body back to good health, using natural approaches, this is the wrong question to ask.
Have you been diagnosed with a chronic, degenerative disease like diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease, irritable bowel, colitis, hypothyroidism, obesity? Or an auto-immune disease like lupus, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis or celiac disease?