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May. 26, 2015 @ 08:19 AM

Obituaries

The following are the most obituaries reported as of May 26, 2015


May. 26, 2015 @ 07:29 AM

Fallen heroes are not just statistics

"They each have stories to tell, the crosses at Normandy, the markers at Punch Bowl, the tombs at Arlington, the fallen heroes that rest in places unknown," Brooks said. " From our founding revoloution to today's war on terrorism, nearly one million men, women in the armed forces have sacrificed their lives while defending America in time of war," he said.


May. 24, 2015 @ 09:14 AM

New Arrivals

 Birth announcements from Rutherford Regional Medical Center are:


May. 24, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Volunteers clean up during Broad River Spring Sweep

More than 30 volunteers joined members of the Rutherford Outdoor Coalition (ROC) on Saturday, May 16 for the Broad River Spring Sweep.


May. 24, 2015 @ 08:51 AM

County native receives William C. Friday award

 Clayton "Bud" Stalnaker received the William C. Friday Award for Distinguished Service in Retirement from the Association of Retired Faculty of North Carolina State University on May 13. Stalnaker is a native of Rutherford County, the son of Emogene Yelton Kendrick and brother of Patricia (Pat) Tomblin of Spindale.


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May. 24, 2015 @ 08:48 AM

Rutherfordton couple recognized conservation work

North Carolina’s 24 local land trusts presented their annual awards on deserving winners during a lunch celebration at the land trusts’ annual meeting at the Kanuga Conference Center in Hendersonville May 15.


May. 22, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Safe and sober on land and sea

In North Carolina, a driver or vessel operator with a blood-alcohol concentration that meets or exceeds .08 or is appreciably impaired by alcohol and/or drugs is subject to arrest.


May. 20, 2015 @ 08:06 AM

House Bill close to becoming law

An amendment to House Bill 110 that affected only Davie County was adopted Monday by the State Senate and subsequently passed the third reading of the full bill in the Senate. The bill changes the way some counties, including Rutherford,  hold Board of Education elections.


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May. 24, 2015 @ 09:57 AM

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May. 24, 2015 @ 08:39 AM

Students earn certificates in new hospitality program

Eight students completed the new Isothermal Hospitality and Tourism Institute last week.


May. 24, 2015 @ 08:04 AM

Gardner-Webb University honors employees

 Gardner-Webb University honored outstanding faculty and staff members on May 1 during the annual “Apples and Accolades” program.


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May. 19, 2015 @ 09:30 AM

Teaching law enforcement how to respond to mental health crises

Fifteen individuals including one magistrate, one detention center administrator and 13 officers from four local law enforcement agencies graduated Friday from the first-ever Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training program held in Rutherford County.


Apr. 15, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

The link that makes getting help possible

Interacting with people in some of the scariest situations of their lives and on their worst days, a 911 telecommunicator's job is full of challenging and stressful times.


Apr. 01, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Teen crashes and distracted driving worse than researchers thought

National Distracted Driving Awareness Month kicks off today and ground-breaking research conducted into crash videos has found significant evidence that distracted driving is likely a much more serious problem than previously known, especially with teenage drivers.