Children five-years-old and younger can receive a free book each month thanks to the Partnership for Children of the Foothills and Dolly Parton's Imagination Library.
Republican incumbent Mike Hager is facing a challenge in his bid for re-election to the North Carolina House 112th District. Democrat Lisa Harris Bralley, a retired educator, is also seeking the seat.
In September, Chuck Downey had to do one of the hardest things he’s ever had to.
Wreaths Across America Day is December 13. WAA began as The Arlington Wreath project started by Morrill Worcester in 1992 with the donation and laying of 5,000 Christmas wreaths to Arlington National Cemetery. It was relatively obscure until 2005 when a photo of the stones adorned with wreaths and covered in snow circulated around the internet. The project received national attention. In 2006 over 150 state and national cemeteries held wreath laying ceremonies simultaneously . By 2008 over 300 locations held wreath laying ceremonies in every state, Puerto Rico and 24 overseas cemeteries. Over 100,000 wreaths were placed on veterans graves. Over 60,000 volunteers participated.
The Chase High Speech and Debate team competed at Bob Jones Academy on Saturday, Oct. 18.
The Friendship Family of Dealerships celebrated the newest addition to its retail franchises on Friday during the grand opening of Friendship Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram (CJDR) of Forest City.
Members of Run Against Addiction including Bronson Moore, Angela Sanford and Gina Moore, protested outside Walmart in Forest City earlier this week, boycotting the selling of "Breaking Bad" action figures online and on shelves at Walmart and Toys 'R Us stores.
Joe Bennett of Forest City was inducted into the Plastics Pioneers Association (PPA) Saturday, Oct. 18 when the association held its annual meeting in York Harbor, Maine.
Two candidates, both with relative experience in the Clerk of Court's office are vying for the Clerk of Court position.
Nearly 80 youth volunteers wielded utility belts and hammers during Youth Missions Day on Saturday, officially kicking off United Way's Week of Caring.
Two Rutherford County men are in custody at the Rutherford County Detention Facility on charges of sexual offense and statutory rape stemming from separate incidents.
Lora Jackson Lancaster, 76, was arrested by Rutherford County Sheriff's deputies on Monday and charged with 48 counts of cruelty to animals.
Rezoning requests for property located on Doggett Road between Bethany Church Road and U.S. 74 Bypass, were approved Monday night by the Forest City Town Council.
Approximately 60 people attended a candidate forum Saturday night at the Dunbar Community Center in Forest City sponsored by the Rutherford County chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
Angie Sanford and nearly 20 volunteers with Run Against Addiction are continuing to bring awareness to addiction in the community and support those affected by addiction. Their latest efforts included the Field of Dreams family community event in Forest City, which featured free food, games, health screenings, vendors and guest speakers from the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office G.R.E.A.T. Program.
The garden keeps growing and growing.
At the Grahamtown (GT) Community Garden off Gypsy Street in Forest City, a hoop house with 14 raised beds has been added to the property for winter seedlings and plantings.
Voters in Rutherford County can begin casting ballots in the General Election 2014 at 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23 at three One-Stop voting locations. Early voting concludes at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1.
Transparency and reputation were the two highlights seven candidates for Rutherford County Commission talked about during a forum Tuesday night sponsored by the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce.
Republican incumbent Rep. Mike Hager and Democrat challenger Lisa Harris Bralley showed their divide on school vouchers, the state’s transportation funding system and fracking Tuesday night during a candidate forum at the Cool Springs Administrative offices in Forest City.
Elected officials, community supporters and family members gathered at Cool Springs Administrative Offices Monday evening for a public forum to hear from several local candidates, including those running for the office of Sheriff of Rutherford County.
From late morning Tuesday until the middle of the afternoon, Rutherford County received nearly an inch of rain as result of a strong storm system that moved though the area.