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Sep. 21, 2014 @ 07:52 PM

PHOTO: Faith Become Sight Award

The family of Sandra W. Dobbins has established the "Faith Became Sight Award" in her memory to be given away twice a year through the Abounding Grace Ministries in Rutherfordton.


Sep. 21, 2014 @ 06:32 PM

Fresh ways to enjoy fall in North Carolina

Fall’s blue skies, crisp temperatures and vibrant foliage create the urge to head outside, and fresh activities across North Carolina add ways to enjoy the season.


Sep. 21, 2014 @ 05:46 PM

Court report: Sept. 12-16

Here are court reports from the Rutherford County Clerk of Courts office:


Sep. 21, 2014 @ 04:50 PM

PHOTOS: Checking out the art

Joan King (left) of Rutherfordton and cousin Betsy Woolridge (right) of Bostic check out some of the 3-dimensional art work during the Celebration of the Arts at The Foundation Performing Arts Center.


Sep. 21, 2014 @ 04:38 PM

Local, fresh foods secret for prize winning recipes

Rheta Merrell is at it again. Cooking and winning first place at the state fair and the North Carolina Apple Festival in Hendersonville.


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Sep. 21, 2014 @ 06:32 PM

Fresh ways to enjoy fall in North Carolina

Fall’s blue skies, crisp temperatures and vibrant foliage create the urge to head outside, and fresh activities across North Carolina add ways to enjoy the season.


Sep. 21, 2014 @ 04:06 PM

State unemployment up for second month

The state’s jobless rate increased for the second consecutive month.


Sep. 21, 2014 @ 12:33 PM

Livestock show winners at State Fair

Winners were announced in beef, goat and sheep competitions held during the 2014 N.C. Mountain State Fair. Following are Rutherford County winners by shows:


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Sep. 21, 2014 @ 08:02 PM

School menus: Sept. 22-26

Here are the school menus for Rutherford County Schools for the week of Sept. 22:


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 08:42 AM

Promoting the Gryphons

Senior Gryphon cheerleader Laura Thompson said she loves to make people smile. 

"I love interacting with people and making them smile," Thompson said. "I love being in front of a crowd." 


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 06:48 PM

Dee C. Cole Memorial dedication set for Sunday

The Dee C. Cole Memorial Gazebo will be dedicated Sunday at 2 p.m. at Cool Springs Administrative Office on West Main Street in Forest City. Family members, band members of Cole and friends will be attend. 


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Sep. 10, 2014 @ 01:48 PM

Dad to be charged with murder in death of 5 kids

A South Carolina man killed his five children, ages 1 to 8, then dumped their bodies wrapped in trash bags in a secluded clearing along a rural road in Alabama, authorities said Wednesday.


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 01:33 PM

Dominion, Duke propose $5B natural gas pipeline

Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners are proposing a $5 billion natural gas pipeline to connect the Southeast with the prodigious supplies of natural gas being produced in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 12:31 PM

Dollar General raises Family Dollar bid to $9.1B

Dollar General upped its bid for the rival Family Dollar chain and addressed an earlier roadblock, saying that it will more than double the number of stores it would shed to ease the antitrust concerns of its takeover target.