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Apr. 17, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

5K Saturday for Wounded Warriors

Blake Jackson is hosting a 5K for his Eagle Scout project on Saturday with all the profits from the race to be sent to The Wounded Warrior Project. 

The race begins at 8:30 a.m. at McNair Field and runs through downtown Forest City.

Apr. 18, 2014 @ 03:40 AM

Church News

Good Friday service: 6 p.m. Southern Baptist Church, Ruth; "Last words from the cross."


Apr. 16, 2014 @ 05:10 AM

Congressman swings through Rutherford

When U.S. rep. Patrick McHenry made a swing through Rutherford County on Tuesday, he was serenaded by students at Spindale Elementary School before visiting the 21st Century Radiation Oncology office on Daniel Street in Forest City. The office is an affiliate of Radiation Therapy Associates of Western North Carolina.


Apr. 15, 2014 @ 04:02 AM

Portion of U.S. 74 honors former State Senator

The N.C. Department of Transportation held a ceremony Friday morning to name U.S. Highway 74 from 0.1 mile east of Lattimore Road in Cleveland County to the N.C. Highway 120 interchange (Exit 189) in Rutherford County in honor of former N.C. Senator Debbie Clary.


Apr. 13, 2014 @ 04:46 AM

Arts Council presents Shakespeare 450th birthday performance

Rutherford County Arts Council will present the Globe Repertory Company production of The Shakespeare Sampler on Wednesday, April 23 at 10 a.m. in the Foundation Performing Arts Center on the campus of Isothermal Community College in Spindale.


Apr. 11, 2014 @ 04:37 AM

Making a Difference

People with hearts and passions for others were recognized Thursday during the 2014 Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards luncheon held at Florence Baptist Church in Forest City.


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Apr. 13, 2014 @ 04:46 AM

Arts Council presents Shakespeare 450th birthday performance

Rutherford County Arts Council will present the Globe Repertory Company production of The Shakespeare Sampler on Wednesday, April 23 at 10 a.m. in the Foundation Performing Arts Center on the campus of Isothermal Community College in Spindale.


Apr. 03, 2014 @ 03:41 AM

“Golden Goose” to hit the stage Saturday

Rutherford County Arts Council is presenting The Golden Goose, a musical play by Diane McEnnerney to be presented on Saturday, April 5 at 7 p.m. at the Foundation Performing Arts Center on the campus of Isothermal Community College.


Mar. 23, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

WRESTLING MANIA

The action and entertainment was non-stop last weekend at the National Guard Armory in Spindale where the Southern Wrestling Association (S.W.A.) presented their 14th Annual Bud Rhymer Tag Team Memorial Cup.


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Apr. 18, 2014 @ 03:40 AM

Church News

Good Friday service: 6 p.m. Southern Baptist Church, Ruth; "Last words from the cross."


Mar. 21, 2014 @ 03:42 AM

‘A Song of Paul’ dramatization

“A Song of Paul” a musical dramatization of the book of Philippians will be presented by Ken Sausedo at Missionary Wesleyan Church in Forest City, Saturday, March 30 at 6 p.m.


Jan. 22, 2014 @ 04:05 AM

'Training the church'

"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.


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Jan. 09, 2014 @ 10:24 AM

Food industry cuts calories four-fold over pledge

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.


Dec. 29, 2013 @ 08:59 AM

MCKOOL: The truth about rest

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. 


Dec. 22, 2013 @ 09:05 AM

MCKOOL: What is true health?

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?