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Jul. 20, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Students attend camp to experience future options

Picking a career can be tough, but campers who visited Isothermal Community College this week have a leg-up on the competition.

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 09:20 AM

A journey to beat addiction

As of today, 24-year-old Ayla Cottrell is 141 days clean after battling an addiction with crystal methamphetamine that began in 2012.


Jul. 20, 2014 @ 10:52 AM

MCKOOL: The truth about quality supplements

Last week we started talking about the truth about supplements, and that rule No. 1 is: There is no magic pill.


Jul. 20, 2014 @ 04:18 AM

Recipient of Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant

A Rutherford County native is the recipient of a 2014-15 Fullbright U.S. Scholar Grant to New Zealand.

Christine Franklin, who grew in Cliffside and was the valedictorian for the 1974 graduating class of Chase High School, is on staff at the University of Georgia. She is the Lothar Tresp Honoratus Honors Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator in the statistics program.


Jul. 18, 2014 @ 04:12 AM

Elvis show coming to the Foundation

Elvis fans have an opportunity to witness "the most authentic tribute" to the rock n'roll star at Isothermal Community College Saturday night, said entertainer Travis Powell.


Jul. 18, 2014 @ 03:57 AM

Crafty Creations

Glue, scissors and imaginations were put to good use this week during a crafting camp at KidSenses Interactive Children's Museum.

Crafty Creations, a camp for rising kindergarten through second-grade students allowed the children to work together to create one-of-a-kind creations.


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Jul. 18, 2014 @ 04:12 AM

Elvis show coming to the Foundation

Elvis fans have an opportunity to witness "the most authentic tribute" to the rock n'roll star at Isothermal Community College Saturday night, said entertainer Travis Powell.


Jul. 17, 2014 @ 04:06 AM

World champion band has concert stop in Rutherfordton

The British and World Champion Smithills School Senior Brass Band from Bolton, England, is embarking on its fourth concert tour in the United States and among Rutherfordton is among the stops.


Jul. 13, 2014 @ 04:04 AM

Leads announced for "Sound of Music"

Rutherford County Arts Council has announced the leading actors for its production of The Sound of Music, which will be presented on August 1 at 7 p.m. at The Foundation Performing Arts Center at Isothermal Community College. Tickets are available at the Foundation Box Office, 828-286-9990.


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Jun. 22, 2014 @ 04:30 AM

Pastor who helped start church 32 years ago, retires today

Today the Rev. Owen Duncan steps away from the pulpit at Liberty Baptist Church where he has served as pastor since the church began nearly 32 years ago. 

Duncan is retiring from Liberty and will wait to see what direction the Lord has for him.


Jun. 15, 2014 @ 04:56 AM

Walking Coast to Coast for spiritual reasons

Pastor Walter "Chick" McGill generated quite the attention as he walked along U.S. 64 and in Rutherfordton on U.S. 221 Friday morning.

Attired in a  bright orange vest with a white poster on his back, "Walking Coast 2 Coast.com" McGill, 68,  spent a few minutes visiting people.


Jun. 10, 2014 @ 12:24 PM

Southern Baptists meet to elect new president

The Southern Baptists are electing a new president to succeed the Rev. Fred Luter Jr., who became the denomination's first African-American president in 2012.


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Jul. 20, 2014 @ 10:52 AM

MCKOOL: The truth about quality supplements

Last week we started talking about the truth about supplements, and that rule No. 1 is: There is no magic pill.


Jul. 17, 2014 @ 05:54 AM

Kids in the kitchen

Lasagna, pasta salad and homemade ranch dressing are just some of the delectable items youth are creating in the kitchen this week.


Jun. 29, 2014 @ 07:33 AM

Grannie Pam knows her food

 Pam Peters has been cooking since she was 10 and has shared her culinary knowledge by writing cookbooks and teaching classes.