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Mar. 27, 2015 @ 09:47 AM

Careers on display

Students watched in amazement as Trey Hooper from the Rutherford County Sheriff's Department did a demonstration with his drug dog, Karma, on Thursday.


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 05:25 PM

Local law enforcement officers, personnel honored

Two Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office employees, an officer of the Lake Lure Police Department, a Forest City lieutenant and a sheriff’s department chaplain were recognized Tuesday evening during the Region C Criminal Justice Advisory Committee’s annual awards ceremony at Big Springs Baptist Church in Ellenboro.


Mar. 27, 2015 @ 08:58 AM

TJCA classes visit rock quarry

First-graders were rocking Thursday.


Mar. 30, 2015 @ 08:00 AM

Community Calendar: March 30, 2015


Mar. 29, 2015 @ 10:57 AM

150 Anniversary of the Civil War

The Rutherford County Library commemorated the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War with entertainment, an author and museum artifacts on Loan.


News: State View All »

Mar. 27, 2015 @ 09:01 AM

Water Resources Fund grants to benefit waterways

Fifteen organizations in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia are the first to receive $1 million in grants from the Water Resources Fund to improve local water quality.


Mar. 27, 2015 @ 07:15 AM

Art in Bloom at the North Carolina Museum of Art

BY PAM BUNCH
pbunch@thedigitalcourier.com


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

Keeping unwanted medications out of the wrong hands

More than 45,000 dosages of medication were collected during the Operation Medicine Drop of Rutherford County spring campaign, which was held Saturday, March 21 at four locations around the county.


News: Education View All »

Mar. 29, 2015 @ 10:33 AM

Honor Rolls

The following are the Honor Rolls for Cliffside Elementary School, Harris Elementary School, Rutherfordton Elementary School, Sunshine Elementary School, Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy and Grammar School, Rutherford Opportunity Center and Spindale Elementary School.


Mar. 29, 2015 @ 08:39 AM

Hager supporting partisan Board of Education race

Representative Mike Hager, R-Rutherford, has joined Rep. Roger West, R-Cherokee County in supporting House Bill 110 that was introduced by West Thursday morning in Raleigh. The proposed  bill would change the non-partisan Rutherford County and Cherokee County Board of Education races to partisan elections.


Mar. 27, 2015 @ 09:47 AM

Careers on display

Students watched in amazement as Trey Hooper from the Rutherford County Sheriff's Department did a demonstration with his drug dog, Karma, on Thursday.


News: National View All »

Mar. 13, 2015 @ 09:45 AM

'Never give up until they buckle up'

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced Thursday its first-ever, national advertising campaign aimed at parents of children ages 8-14 to make sure their tweens are consistently and properly wearing their seat belt every time the car is moving.


Jan. 06, 2015 @ 10:43 AM

Thin Mints and more hit the web

For the first time ever Girl Scout cookies can be purchased online. 


Dec. 15, 2014 @ 08:37 PM

Tillis serving on 2 military-related Senate panels

Thom Tillis is expecting to serve on two military-related committees important to North Carolina residents when he officially joins the U.S. Senate next month.