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Mar. 27, 2015 @ 09:47 AM

Careers on display

Students watched in amazement as Trey Hooper from the Rutherford County Sheriff's Department did a demonstration with his drug dog, Karma, on Thursday.


Mar. 27, 2015 @ 08:58 AM

TJCA classes visit rock quarry

First-graders were rocking Thursday.


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 09:48 AM

Focusing on college and careers

Graduation is just around the corner and high school seniors have to make decisions about their futures. 

The seniors received some helpful advice during the College and Career 101 Conference at Isothermal Community College on Wednesday. 


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 08:41 AM

Training young ears

This article is the last in a series of articles about music teachers in recognition of Music in Our Schools Month. Music in Our Schools Month is the National Association for Music Education's annual celebration during March which engages music educators, students and communities from around the country in promoting the benefits of high quality music education programs in schools.

 

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 09:49 AM

Exploring hospitality and tourism

High school students got a glimpse of opportunities in the hospitality and tourism industry during an event at Isothermal Community College on Tuesday. 


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 09:45 AM

Hager pulls House Bill 188 from committee

The communications director for Rep. Mike Hager said Tuesday Hager has removed House Bill 188 out of committee.The House Education Committee on Community Colleges received HB188 last Tuesday, March 17.


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 09:30 AM

Parents, teens invited to “Safe Roads Safe Homes for Spring Break” event

With Spring Break right around the corner for local students, the Forest City Police Department, along with United Way's Youth Council, the Forest City Youth Council, Safe Kids of Rutherford County and other state and local law enforcement agencies, will host a "Safe Roads Safe Homes for Spring Break."


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 08:31 AM

Sharing her love of music

This article is part of a series of articles about music teachers in recognition of Music in Our Schools Month. Music in Our Schools Month is the National Association for Music Education's annual celebration during March which engages music educators, students and communities from around the country in promoting the benefits of high quality music education programs in schools.


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 07:54 AM

'We beat everybody'

R-S Central's MCJROTC rifle team is the top team in the nation. 


Mar. 24, 2015 @ 11:54 AM

Finding his calling

This article is the first in a series of articles about music teachers in recognition of Music in Our Schools Month. Music in Our Schools Month is the National Association for Music Education's annual celebration during March which engages music educators, students and communities from around the country in promoting the benefits of high quality music education programs in schools.


Mar. 20, 2015 @ 09:19 AM

On top of the health game

East Rutherford High School students are heading to compete against health students from across North Carolina. 

Cody Beaty, Lindsay McCracken, Sierra Bostic, Mikayla Padgett, Tamakia Petty, Megan Long, Hannah Goode and Cassandra Razo will participate in the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) state competition in Greensboro March 25-28 after placing in the regional competition in November. 


Mar. 19, 2015 @ 08:47 AM

Need plans for the weekend?

The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office is partnering with other local law enforcement agencies, United Way's Community Engagement Team, Safe Kids of Rutherford County, the State Bureau of Investigation and other local sponsors to hold the fifth annual Operation Medicine Drop take-back event on Saturday.


Mar. 18, 2015 @ 01:14 PM

Trustees sign resolution against House Bill 188

Showing their disagreement with N.C. House Majority Leader Rep. Mike Hager, the Isothermal Community College Board of Trustees approved a resolution against the proposed House Bill 188 during a special meeting on Tuesday. 


Mar. 18, 2015 @ 09:11 AM

Nationals is the target

Kasey Smith, 10, has only been practicing archery for two years but she is heading to a national competition this summer. 

Kasey is a member of Sunshine Elementary School's archery team which is coached by her father Daniel Smith. 


Mar. 17, 2015 @ 08:20 AM

A Shakespearean project

History and literature came to life at R-S Middle School through a Shakespearean project.

The eighth-grade scholars classes recently completed a project on Shakespeare after reading "Romeo and Juliet." The students were tasked with constructing their own version of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London and designing masks like the ones worn in the play during a masquerade ball.