Residents and visitors to the area will have several opportunities this Friday and Saturday to celebrate an all-American Fourth of July in Rutherford County, with fun events and fireworks displays planned in Forest City, Rutherfordton, Gilkey and Lake Lure.
Beginning July 1 motorists operating a moped on North Carolina roadways will be required to have their vehicle registered with the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in accordance to House Bill 1145, which was approved last year.
All students in Rutherford County Schools will receive free breakfast and lunch during the 2015-16 school year.
A man indicted by the Rutherford County Grand Jury on June 5 was arrested Sunday by the Forest City Police Department.
Just two days into the summer of 2015, the high temperature across Rutherford County today could reach 97 degrees, said meteorologist Josh Palmer from the National Weather Station in Greer, South Carolina.
School's out but the learning hasn't stopped for almost 100 students at Forest City-Dunbar Elementary School.
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.
In between the tours of helicopters, pictures among fire trucks and splashes in streams of water pouring down from the Tower One fire engine, the 18th annual Kids & Cops event provided children a chance to learn about the different departments that protect their neighborhoods and to interact with those responsible for providing public safety for the community.
Realtors are reporting good news for real estate consumers in Rutherford County.
The suspect identified in the killing of nine people at a church in Charleston, South Carolina Wednesday evening was located just seven miles east of the Rutherford-Cleveland County line in Shelby around 11 a.m. Thursday.
Rutherford County is hosting various events this weekend including a 5K run and walk supporting the American Cancer Society, a Sons of Confederate Veterans Cross of Honor dedication and Father's Day specials at Chimney Rock State Park.
The Forest City Police Department will partner with several area public safety departments and agencies to host the 18th annual Kids & Cops event Friday.
Health officials with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) are encouraging citizens to take extra care against heat-related illnesses in regard to the recent, successive, stretch of 90-degree temperatures.
The Town of Forest City will increase its wastewater rates by 75 cents, raising the cost for customers from $14.95 per month to $15.70 per month.
Power outages spiked in Forest City Monday evening leaving hundreds of Duke Energy customers powerless for over two hours.
With the record high temperatures this week and over the weekend Duke Energy has suggested six ways to reduce their customer’s energy bills while staying cool over the summer. Duke’s suggestions state:
Valedictorian Katie Owens told the Trojan Class of 2015 that their four years of lessons and memories was the foundation for their lives during her commencement speech Saturday. She said her classmates were the bricklayers in her foundation.
On Tuesday, June 16 the Cleveland County YMCA and the YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program are partnering with the Forest City Owls to sponsor "Diabetes Awareness Night". The Owls will be competing against the Asheboro Copperheads at 7:05 p.m.
In his welcome to the Cavalier Class of 2015, senior class president Ethan Trull congratulated his classmates on making it through the struggles and triumphs they have faced over the past four years. But while working through those struggles and achieving those triumphs, Trull said the class made some unforgettable memories.
Officers with the Forest City Police Department have arrested a suspect involved in several recent break-ins to outbuildings.
The Town of Forest City plans to approve its 2015-16 fiscal year budget during its regular meeting on Monday.
The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office offers various services and programs to the citizens of Rutherford County, some of which residents may be unaware.
For years there have been concerns from citizens of Rutherford County about the state of the Rutherford County Animal Shelter, located at Laurel Hill Drive in Rutherfordton.
A Superior Court jury is hearing testimony today in the first degree rape case of William Jordan Oxendale, 21, of Forest City.
The North Carolina Highway Patrol (NCHP) will be stepping up its enforcement on illegally stopped vehicles along North Carolina’s interstate highways in an effort to save lives and increase safety for the motoring public.