A resident at the home of Paul and Donna Holland on Pine Street Extension, Forest City, was treated for smoke inhalation by Rutherford County EMS Wednesday morning.
Colton Robbins, 8 months, got his first hair cut on Aug. 22 by Glenn Hill at Hair Kutters in Rutherfordton. Colton's dad, George, is pictured holding him.
The Department of Transportation is installing a crosswalk with a light between Burger King in Forest City and the opposite side of the highway where the newly installed handrails are off Oak Street toward Oak Street Extension.
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The annual GrahamTown reunion kicks off at Hardin Park in Forest City at 1 p.m. Saturday and concludes at 10 p.m.
The attorney for Kevin Clifford Marks, 49, said Tuesday afternoon the probable cause hearing scheduled for 9 a.m. today will not take place.
Forest City-Dunbar Elementary School is working to develop student leaders by implementing a new program: The Leader in Me.
According to its website, The Leader in Me is a whole-school transformation model that acts like the operating system of a computer- it improves the performance of all other programs. The program is based on "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" written by Stephen Covey.
On a clear, warm Tuesday morning a farmer off U.S. Hwy.64 and near the Hudlow community drives a bright orange tractor, cutting the field for future use.
That all students graduate prepared for college and career success is the vision Rutherford County Schools (RCS) adopted in its strategic plan.
The Rutherford County Board of Education unanimously adopted a new five-year strategic planning framework for the school system during its last board meeting.
Daily Courier reporter Erin Kidd took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.
The suspect in a standoff and subsequent shootout that injured five Rutherford County sherrif's officers will be in court at 9 a.m. Wednesday for a probable cause hearing.
Smokestack from the former Florence Cone Mill in Forest City on stormy afternoon in August.
School is in session for Rutherford County Schools (RCS).
The school system welcomed approximately 8,500 students into the doors of its schools on Monday for the beginning of the 2014-15 school year.
Three Rutherford County Schools students received the President's Volunteer Service Award at Crestview Baptist Church recently.
Chuck Sabolovic of Forest City, formerly of Texas, brought with him a passion that can benefit all breast cancer survivors — fly fishing.
The Community Empowerment Project (CEP), based in Forest City, has its eyes set on starting a new radio station in the county.
Lucy Robbins had a successful career at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNC-G) when she felt a call from the Lord to go into fulltime Christian work.
Among the winners in the 2014 Hot Nights Cool Rides car show in Forest City last Saturday were: (Names based on the registration applications). More than 400 cars were entered in the 23rd annual show.
Mary Broome of Harmony Hills in Forest City was returning to her home Friday morning when she apparently applied the accelerator instead of the brake and slammed into the brick columns.
AT&T has activated a new 4G mobile Internet cell site in Forest City and another in Bostic that will enhance coverage for area residents and businesses and provide speeds up to four times faster than 3G.
Forest City Police Lt. Jay Moore presented Sgt. Josh Bumgarner and Officer Tyler Greene with Region C Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Committee citations for their actions taken in early May 2014 while investigating a breaking and entering to a vehicle case.
Quick thinking and good driving by Rutherford County EMS ambulance driver Ethan Allen Miller, were factors in minor property damage to the ambulance Friday morning.
Headmaster Joe Maimone said despite losing power for a couple of hours, the first day of school at Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy (TJCA) went very smoothly.
New Cavaliers were welcomed to the jungle during a special event just for freshmen on Thursday.