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Jul. 28, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Camaraderie, community, charity

Police officers and firefighters competed in the sixth annual Guns & Hoses charity softball game at McNair Field on Saturday afternoon, raising money for the American Cancer Society through Rutherford County's Relay For Life and Hospice of Rutherford County.

Jul. 29, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Town of Rutherfordton trails corridor progresses

Phase one of the Town of Rutherfordton's first trail within its future town-wide trail system is complete.

Grading was done by Tri City Paving and concrete was poured by Hargreen Construction Co. Inc. to connect the existing sidewalk along Cottage Lane and extend to U.S. Highway 221 to form part of the Crestview Park Trail.


Jul. 26, 2015 @ 07:54 AM

Rutherford County author Barry Yelton publishes a new novel

Barry Yelton of Mooresboro has written what he describes as his first real novel in "Season of the Crow".  Yelton has written short stories, essays, poems and a blog. He has also written a fictionalized version of his family history in "Scarecrow in Gray", which takes place during the Civil War and is set before his newest book.



Jul. 26, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

The magic and beauty of Lake Lure

The 720 acres of sparkling water comprising Lake Lure and the surrounding charm of the scenic town that nearly 1,200 people call home is featured in a 20-page spread in Our State magazine's August 2015 issue.


Jul. 26, 2015 @ 09:25 AM

ASP says farewell to Rutherford County

After spending seven weeks in Rutherford County, volunteers with the Appalachia Service Project (ASP) are cleaning up shop and heading home. 


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Jul. 26, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

The magic and beauty of Lake Lure

The 720 acres of sparkling water comprising Lake Lure and the surrounding charm of the scenic town that nearly 1,200 people call home is featured in a 20-page spread in Our State magazine's August 2015 issue.


Jul. 26, 2015 @ 07:54 AM

Rutherford County author Barry Yelton publishes a new novel

Barry Yelton of Mooresboro has written what he describes as his first real novel in "Season of the Crow".  Yelton has written short stories, essays, poems and a blog. He has also written a fictionalized version of his family history in "Scarecrow in Gray", which takes place during the Civil War and is set before his newest book.


Jul. 26, 2015 @ 07:01 AM

Rutherford County author Barry Yelton publishes a new novel

Barry Yelton of Mooresboro has written what he describes as his first real novel in "Season of the Crow".  Yelton has written short stories, essays, poems and a blog. He has also written a fictionalized version of his family history in "Scarecrow in Gray", which takes place during the Civil War and is set before his newest book.


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Jul. 26, 2015 @ 09:25 AM

ASP says farewell to Rutherford County

After spending seven weeks in Rutherford County, volunteers with the Appalachia Service Project (ASP) are cleaning up shop and heading home. 


Jul. 26, 2015 @ 07:50 AM

Heeding the call

A clear calling from God two decades ago brought Dr. Jessie Deaton to Rutherford County. Deaton is now the pastor of both Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church at 250 Hudlow Road and Wells Spring United Methodist Church on Wells Spring Road in Forest City.


Jul. 26, 2015 @ 07:23 AM

Staley's 75th Anniversary

photo - STAND ALONE

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Jul. 26, 2015 @ 07:30 AM

Authentic Hawaiian beach luau at Lake Lure

More than 275 people gathered on the beach at Lake Lure last Wednesday for an authentic Hawaiian beach luau


Jun. 28, 2015 @ 09:36 AM

Celebrate the Fourth of July in Rutherford County

Residents and visitors to the area will have several opportunities this Friday and Saturday to celebrate an all-American Fourth of July in Rutherford County, with fun events and fireworks displays planned in Forest City, Rutherfordton, Gilkey and Lake Lure.


Jun. 11, 2015 @ 09:30 AM

Boats, barbecue and big screens

Looking for something fun, new and enlightening to do? This weekend is full of events to keep residents and visitors alike busy in the morning and well into the evening. Set aside some time to participate in these family-friendly activities Friday and Saturday.