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Dec. 21, 2014 @ 05:11 PM

Rutherford County Mars Hills graduates announced

Mars Hill University graduation ceremonies were held on Friday, Dec. 12 at Moore Auditorium.


Dec. 21, 2014 @ 02:09 PM

TJCA academic team places second

The Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy (TJCA) Academic Team finished second at the North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities 12 Regional competition earlier this month.


Dec. 21, 2014 @ 07:54 AM

Small business center celebrates anniversary

The Small Business Center Network of the North Carolina Community College System is celebrating 30 years of providing support and assistance to small businesses and start-ups across North Carolina. 


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 09:36 AM

An animated competition

Computer animation is used in movies all of the time but it was also used in a competition on the campus of Isothermal Community College (ICC) on Thursday.


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 09:31 AM

Welcome, Christmas, bring your cheer

A Christmas classic came to life when the Grinch visited a local school on Thursday. 


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 10:35 AM

TJCA starts break early due to illnesses

In light of a recent strain of the flu forcing nearly one-third of the student population out of school, Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy (TJCA) decided to start its holiday break early.


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 08:53 AM

Spindale goes tacky

Spindale Elementary School was a fashion designer's worst nightmare on Wednesday when students and teachers arrived in their tackiest gear. 


Dec. 17, 2014 @ 08:59 AM

Community Foundation Awards Educational Grants to Rutherford County

The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina recently announced grants to Rutherford County Schools from the Learning Links grant program.  The grants provide local teachers with funding for “hands-on” activities designed to make required coursework fun and relevant for their students.


Dec. 17, 2014 @ 08:28 AM

Flu strain hits Thomas Jefferson Classsical Grammar

Nearly one-third of the student population at Thomas Jefferson Classical Grammar School was out of school on Tuesday as a strain of the flu has taken its toll over the past few days.


Dec. 16, 2014 @ 02:54 PM

NC standards panel to get funds, leader says

A leader of a state panel recommending changes to math and reading standards for children in North Carolina's public schools says he's been assured by lawmakers there will be funding to perform its work.


Dec. 16, 2014 @ 09:26 AM

Caroling, caroling, caroling

Tis the season for Christmas carols and R-S Central High School students were given a caroling treat on Monday. 


Dec. 14, 2014 @ 09:39 AM

Cracking the code

 Coding is the future and some local students are preparing for whatever technological developments that future holds.


Dec. 14, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

Isothermal names outstanding students for Fall 2014

Isothermal Community College officials recently gave special recognition to 12 students.


Dec. 14, 2014 @ 08:58 AM

ECA scholarship process begins

Rutherford County Extension & Community Association (ECA) announces its 2015 scholarship opportunities.


Dec. 14, 2014 @ 08:42 AM

Pinnacle hosts Technology Day

Keynote presentations, iMovies and other projects created using technology were on display at Pinnacle Elementary School on Friday.