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Jun. 28, 2015 @ 08:29 AM

It's all about discovery

Campers learned that engineering isn't just about building bridges during a camp at Isothermal Community College last week. 

Jun. 28, 2015 @ 07:32 AM

Bostic student receives Carter Scholarship from ETSU

Carter Scholarships are awarded to new transfer students and freshmen who live out-of-state but within a 250-mile radius of ETSU. The highly competitive awards of $15,000 per year are renewable for four years.

Jun. 28, 2015 @ 07:30 AM

Local graduates with honors from North Greenville University

North Greenville University, located in Tigerville, S.C., at the foothills of Glassy Mountain, is a co-educational liberal arts institution which provides opportunities for higher education in a biblically sound Christ-centered environment.

Jun. 28, 2015 @ 07:18 AM

Hosking enrolled in entrepreneurship program

 Robert Hosking, rising sophomore at Berea College in Berea, Kentucky and 2014 graduate of Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy, has spent the summer enrolled in Berea’s Entrepreneurship for the Public Good program (EPG).

Jun. 28, 2015 @ 07:14 AM

Going gaga over GaGa Ball

Cliffside Elementary School recently received three GaGa Ball pits for student recreation.

Jun. 28, 2015 @ 07:10 AM

Owens receives Pilot Club scholarship

Kaitlin Cecelia Owens, a graduate of Chase High School, was the winner of the Helen McKinney Ruth Jobe Award presented by the Pilot Club of Rutherford County.

Jun. 28, 2015 @ 07:05 AM

Three students receive Golden LEAF Foundation scholarships

The North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority recently selected Leanna Briscoe, Michael Hensley and Megan Hoyle as recipients of Golden LEAF Foundation scholarships.

Jun. 28, 2015 @ 07:02 AM

Lions Club Scholarship


Jun. 26, 2015 @ 08:39 AM

Free meals for RCS students in 2015-16

All students in Rutherford County Schools will receive free breakfast and lunch during the 2015-16 school year.


Jun. 25, 2015 @ 09:14 AM

Learning scouting values and having fun

Young boys are learning important values and having fun at Camp Bud Schiele this week during Cub Scout Day Camp. 


Jun. 25, 2015 @ 08:11 AM

A summer of science at Spindale

Future Leaders don't stop learning because of summer vacation. At Spindale Elementary School, these leaders are on a roll with science. 

Jun. 24, 2015 @ 08:31 AM

Schools collect 15,882 books for summer reading

Thanks to the generosity of schools across the county, students are combating summer learning loss with reading. 

Jun. 23, 2015 @ 09:35 AM

Scholars study over the summer

School's out but the learning hasn't stopped for almost 100 students at Forest City-Dunbar Elementary School.

Jun. 23, 2015 @ 08:48 AM

RCS to address free meals

Free breakfasts and lunches could be provided to all students in Rutherford County Schools (RCS) again for the 2015-16 school year pending a decision by the Rutherford County Board of Education. 


Jun. 21, 2015 @ 08:43 AM

Rising to the STEM challenge

County leaders discussed the importance of STEM education in developing communities during the Rise to the Challenge with STEM reception at Isothermal Community College Thursday.