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May. 22, 2015 @ 09:07 AM

Creating an ultimate community partnership

More partnerships are on the horizon for Rutherford County and North Carolina State University. 

May. 21, 2015 @ 08:17 AM

Making a choice for the future

Cheers and cries of joy were heard across The Foundation as Adult High School students graduated Thursday night. 


May. 20, 2015 @ 08:54 AM

Paris Award presented to Jarrett and Brown

The Ron Paris Mass Communication Award was awarded to Peyton Jarrett of East Rutherford High School and Keynari Brown of Chase High School.

May. 20, 2015 @ 08:48 AM

Brigman and Bright awarded Flack scholarship

Eric Brigman from Chase High School and South Bright from East Rutherford High School are the recipients of the Charles Z. Flack, Jr. Community Leadership Award for 2015. 


May. 20, 2015 @ 08:42 AM

Certified for the future

Middle school students are getting a head start on their futures. With their latest certification the students can pursue jobs as doctors, engineers, software programmers and many others. 


May. 20, 2015 @ 08:36 AM

Isothermal holds curriculum graduation

Commencement speaker Dr. Janice Gilliam told graduates at Isothermal Community College on Monday they would be successful entrepreneurs if they follow the five principles of effectuation in the future. 

May. 19, 2015 @ 08:55 AM

1-on-1 with Robert McNair

Robert McNair, co-founder of the Robert and Janice McNair Educational Foundation, had an eventful weekend in Rutherford County. 

May. 19, 2015 @ 07:51 AM

ROPE Awards presented to 92 seniors

The 92 recipients of this year's ROPE (Reaching for One's Potential for Excellence) Awards were given a special treat during their dinner on Saturday. They met Robert McNair, the founder of the Robert and Janice McNair Foundation, which provides the scholarships to deserving students each year. 

May. 18, 2015 @ 11:38 AM

Ledbetter named RCS Teacher of the Year

Angel Ledbetter is the Rutherford County Schools Teacher of the Year for 2015-16.

May. 17, 2015 @ 09:36 AM

'Go and do amazing things'

Senior Class President Daniel Hooper told 35 fellow graduates they have learned more than just general knowledge over the past four years during the Rutherford Early College High School (REaCH) graduation ceremony on Friday. 

May. 17, 2015 @ 09:22 AM

Encouraging students to pursue oppprtunities

Middle school students got a taste of what it's like to work for the Houston Texans on Friday.

May. 17, 2015 @ 08:16 AM

Mentors honored by Robert McNair

Robert McNair came home to Rutherford County this weekend to celebrate mentors. 

May. 17, 2015 @ 08:15 AM

Hook, line and sinker

It is not often that elementary students call their classroom a 3.5-acre lake surrounded by flora, fauna and the occasional bumble bee buzzing by their ears.

May. 17, 2015 @ 08:07 AM

Celebrating seniors in Florida

R-S Central High School recently took 50 students on its annual senior trip to Florida.

May. 17, 2015 @ 07:02 AM

R-S Central MCJROTC earns slot at National Academic Bowl finals

After advancing through two phases of online competition, the R-S Central Marine Corps JROTC Academic Team will compete head-to-head in the finals of the 2015 Marine Corps JROTC Academic Bowl in Washington, DC.