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Sep. 30, 2014 @ 09:04 AM

Trustees to hear several policy updates

The Isothermal Community College Board of Trustees will receive updates on several policies and the college's strategic plan during their fall conference today.


Sep. 30, 2014 @ 08:49 AM

How the body works

Students illustrated how the body works during an educational, body-themed event Monday. 

First-grade students at Thomas Jefferson Grammar School participated in the annual Human Body Day complete with a human body parade. The classes celebrate the day each year after completing the human body unit.


Sep. 30, 2014 @ 08:27 AM

Teen fatalities 'terrible' and 'unusual'

Four teenagers have lost their lives in highway deaths in 2014, a fact that is both "terrible" and "unusual", said Sgt. Joel Williams with the North Carolina Highway Patrol (NCHP).


Sep. 28, 2014 @ 08:03 PM

School menus: Sept. 29-Oct. 3

Here are the breakfast and lunch menus for Rutherford County Schools this week:


Sep. 28, 2014 @ 01:01 PM

VIDEO: Thomas Jefferson Book Parade

Thomas Jefferson Grammar School held its book parade Friday and here is some footage from the event.


Sep. 26, 2014 @ 09:20 AM

OUR VIEW: Teach all aspects of history

Not since the Kansas State Board of Education attempted to remove Darwinism completely from school curriculum has a school system been mocked so openly.


Sep. 25, 2014 @ 08:30 AM

KidSenses celebrates autumn

KidSenses Interactive Children's Museum is embracing autumn and kicking the season off with a bang.


Sep. 24, 2014 @ 03:56 PM

VIDEO: McNair Foundation award

The McNair Foundation recently won an award.


Sep. 24, 2014 @ 08:14 AM

McNair wins national award

The Robert and Janice McNair Educational Foundation recently won a national award.

The foundation was presented with an award of excellence during the National College Access Network (NCAN) conference in Phoenix, Arizona last week.


Sep. 24, 2014 @ 07:16 AM

Happy birthday, Isothermal

Isothermal Community College has been serving citizens of Rutherford County since 1964 and anyone who has been impacted by the college is invited to a party on Saturday. 


Sep. 23, 2014 @ 10:05 AM

Mr. Music Man, Dee C. Cole, remembered

Mr. Music Man, Dee C. Cole, would have felt at home Sunday afternoon on the lawn of Cool Springs Administration Office off West Main Street in Forest City, where he taught band more than 50 years ago.


Sep. 23, 2014 @ 09:19 AM

It's a great pumpkin, Cliffside

First graders at Cliffside Elementary School were given a treat on Monday in the form of a giant pumpkin. 

Dr. Bobby England donated his 380-pound pumpkin to first-grade classes at Cliffside. England brought the pumpkin in on a trailer and it took four men to get it into a classroom. 


Sep. 23, 2014 @ 08:40 AM

Becoming a Marine

When James Keator graduated from R-S Central High School, there wasn't much time for celebration. He received his diploma and headed to the Marine Corps the next day. 


Sep. 21, 2014 @ 08:02 PM

School menus: Sept. 22-26

Here are the school menus for Rutherford County Schools for the week of Sept. 22:


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 08:42 AM

Promoting the Gryphons

Senior Gryphon cheerleader Laura Thompson said she loves to make people smile. 

"I love interacting with people and making them smile," Thompson said. "I love being in front of a crowd."