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May. 05, 2015 @ 09:42 AM

The woman behind the food

Kim Radford has a mechanical engineering degree but her love for cooking has kept her working in a school cafeteria. 


May. 05, 2015 @ 08:56 AM

A night to remember; a tradition to continue

Dancing shoes, tuxedos and dresses were pulled out of the closet for a magical night on Saturday. Couples arrived at Chase High School dressed to the nines and ready to dance the night away. 


May. 05, 2015 @ 08:15 AM

Students to be recognized during BOE meeting

Students will be recognized for a variety of academic achievements during the Rutherford County Board of Education (BOE) meeting tonight. 


May. 05, 2015 @ 08:14 AM

TJCA Board of Trustees

The board of trustees for Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy (TJCA) will be discussing the end of the 2014-15 school year, testing, graduation, the Burgundy &Gold Dinner, as well as plans for what can be accomplished during the summer when it meets tonight.


May. 04, 2015 @ 07:03 AM

Students selected for Governor’s School

This summer, three rising Rutherford County Schools seniors will join approximately 550 of the most distinguished North Carolina rising high school juniors and seniors in attending the 2015 Governor’s School of North Carolina.


May. 03, 2015 @ 09:24 AM

Student named to Chancellor’s list at Fayetteville

­ Brittany Jones, an Elementary Education (K-6) - Psychology major, was recognized on March 24, 2015, at the Chancellor’s List Students Program of Recognition, held at the J.W. Seabrook Auditorium at Fayetteville State University.


May. 03, 2015 @ 09:20 AM

Teaching students valuable lessons

The Lake Lure Police Department taught valuable lessons this week at Lake Lure Classical Academy as seventh, eighth and ninth grade students were shown how consuming alcoholic beverages can distort judgment and vision. Officer Ryan Bailey and Cpl. Aaron Collins organized courses partnering with Sherrie Bailey and Cynthia Robbins of the Rutherford Cooperative Extension Office's 4-H Health Rocks Program. The courses took students through a series of trying to walk and navigate while wearing goggles mimicking a BAC (blood alcohol content) ranging from .17 to .20. Students also attempted to navigate a course of traffic cones while driving a golf cart and wearing the goggles. All photos contributed

May. 03, 2015 @ 09:16 AM

A day of academic recognition

With the stroke of a pen Rutherford County Schools students signified their commitments to college. 


May. 03, 2015 @ 09:11 AM

A trip of a lifetime

Students from Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy recently returned from a two-week trip to South America. 


May. 03, 2015 @ 08:27 AM

Mars Hill University dean’s list announced

The following Mars Hill University students were named on the Honor Roll of the Academic Dean at the end of the Fall 2014 semester:


May. 03, 2015 @ 07:48 AM

Sunshine Doctor

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May. 03, 2015 @ 07:22 AM

Inducted into honor society

The following local residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.


May. 03, 2015 @ 07:22 AM

Speech and debate teams compete in scrimmage

The Chase High School speech and debate team hosted a scrimmage against East Rutherford High School on Saturday, April 18.

Winners in individual events were David Hoover and Nicole Gettings in duo interpretation, Jonah Millwood in humorous interpretation, Kiana Burns in dramatic interpretation, Charity Head in expository address and Eli Garner in radio announcing.


May. 03, 2015 @ 07:19 AM

Local educator attends NCCAT

Katherine L. Moore of West McDowell Junior High School attended a program held at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for our state’s teachers.


May. 03, 2015 @ 07:13 AM

High School Quiz Bowl

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