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Jul. 31, 2014 @ 09:30 AM

Inmates and canines get 'a new leash on life'

A crowd of community members, Community Pet Center (CPC) volunteers and board members, inmates and canines gathered on the grounds of the Rutherford Correctional Center Wednesday afternoon to celebrate the graduation for "A New Leash on Life."

Aug. 01, 2014 @ 09:45 AM

Creepy, crawly critters

Children haven't been the only things crawling, climbing and buzzing about at KidSenses Children's InterACTIVE Museum this week.


Jul. 30, 2014 @ 10:07 AM

'Sound of Music' is Friday

“The Sound of Music,” Rodgers and Hammerstein’s enduring musical, will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday, August 1, at The Foundation Performing Arts Center on the Isothermal Community College.


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 04:28 PM

Local teenager in Reba's new music video

A star struck Reba McEntire fan from Rutherfordton is featured on  award winning country music singer's brand new music video, "Pray for Peace." The video was released Monday.


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 01:40 PM

IGA offers camp for children each day during the summer

Flipping and field trips are both a part of Isothermal Gymnastics Academy's (IGA) annual summer camp.


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 09:08 AM

Rutherford County Farmers Market Christmas in July

Vendors at the Rutherford County Farmers Market in Forest City celebrated Christmas in July on Saturday, offering a variety of hand-made crafts and goods adorned with Christmas trees and Santa Claus. Here are a few of the vendor offerings that were perused on Saturday.


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Jul. 30, 2014 @ 10:07 AM

'Sound of Music' is Friday

“The Sound of Music,” Rodgers and Hammerstein’s enduring musical, will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday, August 1, at The Foundation Performing Arts Center on the Isothermal Community College.


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 04:28 PM

Local teenager in Reba's new music video

A star struck Reba McEntire fan from Rutherfordton is featured on  award winning country music singer's brand new music video, "Pray for Peace." The video was released Monday.


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 01:40 PM

IGA offers camp for children each day during the summer

Flipping and field trips are both a part of Isothermal Gymnastics Academy's (IGA) annual summer camp.


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Jul. 25, 2014 @ 08:37 AM

Discovering faith and fun

Faith and fun are on the rise at South Mountain Christian Camp (SMCC) in Bostic this summer.


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.


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Jul. 27, 2014 @ 11:27 AM

MCKOOL: The truth about buying local

In the past I have I talked about the right foods to eat.  Personally, the ideal way to eat would be real food, grown organic, local and in season.  This way you are avoiding the genetically modified organisms (GMO’s) truck coming from who knows where.  


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.