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Oct. 30, 2014 @ 01:31 PM

UNC spending nearly $800k on public relations firm

The University of North Carolina is spending nearly $800,000 with a public relations firm as it deals with the results of an investigation of academic and athletic problems at the Chapel Hill school.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 10:22 AM

The gift of literacy

Children five-years-old and younger can receive a free book each month thanks to the Partnership for Children of the Foothills and Dolly Parton's Imagination Library.


Oct. 28, 2014 @ 10:52 AM

Carver, Keever vying for seat



Oct. 26, 2014 @ 05:23 PM

School menus: Oct. 27-31

Here are the school menus for the week of Oct. 27:


Oct. 26, 2014 @ 04:59 PM

Honor Rolls: 1st six weeks

Here are honor rolls received for the 1st six weeks of school:


Oct. 27, 2014 @ 12:46 PM

Pumpkin painting fun

R-S Central High School football players stopped by Rutherfordton Elementary School on Friday to help first-grade students paint pumpkins.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 11:22 AM

Taking learning to another level

When will I ever use this in real life? 

This question has haunted teachers forever, but the Science Technology Advanced Resource (STAR) program answered those questions at Trinity Christian School this week. 


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 08:52 AM

Dalton appointed to Commission on College Affordability in the South

President Walter Dalton of Isothermal Community College has been appointed to the Southern Regional Education Board’s Commission on College Affordability in the South.


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 08:51 AM

Ravens, hearts and pumpkins

Students at R-S Middle School learned about a "creepy" author just in time for Halloween. 


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 10:48 AM

Chasing perfection

Steve Vacendak, the scrappy guard who led the Duke Blue Devils to two Final Four appearances in the late 1960s, shared his thoughts on leadership with students and the community at Isothermal Community College on Tuesday. 


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 08:22 AM

Trustees approve translator sale

The Isothermal Community College Board of Trustees approved the sale of a radio station translator during a special meeting on Tuesday.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 09:57 AM

Early lessons of servanthood

Students served the community in a variety of ways during "Operation Shine."


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 07:42 AM

Trustees to take action on translator sale

The Board of Trustees for Isothermal Community College will address the sale of a radio station translator on Tuesday.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 12:08 PM

NC districts worry about paying for driver's ed

North Carolina requires school districts to provide driver education training but the state has not provided the money to pay for it.