News: Rutherford County View All »

Sep. 05, 2014 @ 08:01 AM

Ready for a free fair?

Food, rides and fellowship is what the Colfax Free Fair in Ellenboro is all about. And it's that time again. 


Sep. 30, 2014 @ 11:30 AM

PHOTO: Clint Black in concert

Country music star Clint Black brought his show to the Foundation, Isothermal Community College on Saturday night with such hits as "Killin' Time."


Sep. 30, 2014 @ 10:29 AM

PHOTO: Man taken to hospital

Thomas Conner, an employee of Campbell's Cleaning Service, was transported to Cleveland Regional Medical Center and transferred to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte Monday morning after he fell at Facebook's Forest City Data Center. 


Sep. 30, 2014 @ 10:29 AM

Health Department in on Animal Control talks

Could the Rutherford County Health Department help with issues at the Rutherford County Animal Control facility?


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.


News: Bostic View All »

Sep. 18, 2014 @ 10:59 AM

PHOTO: Three senior citizens transported to hospital

A two-vehicle crash on Bostic-Sunshine Highway in front of the Bostic Post Office sent three senior citizens to Cleveland Regional Medical Center Wednesday afternoon.


Sep. 14, 2014 @ 08:11 AM

No wheezing allowed

There was no wheezing allowed during a fun-filled day of indoor and outdoor activities at Camp Wheeznot on Saturday.

The one-day camp for children with asthma was held from 7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. at South Mountain Christian Camp (SMCC). The camp, sponsored by Rutherford Regional Health System's Legacy Foundation, has been serving children for 15 years and is free to campers.


Sep. 05, 2014 @ 10:36 AM

PHOTO: ALS challenge in honor of Concord member

Concord Baptist Church in Bostic accepted the ALS Challenge from the pastor on Sunday, Aug. 24. 


News: Chimney Rock View All »

Sep. 21, 2014 @ 04:29 PM

Community Development Association hosts final summer concert

After record crowds filled The Gathering Place last Thursday night to hear music and dine on homemade chili, the Community Development Association (CDA) is sponsoring several fall events.


Sep. 21, 2014 @ 09:28 AM

PHOTOS: Village residents gathering for final summer concert

When folks began arriving at The Gathering Place in Chimney Rock Village last Thursday evening for the final summer concert season, it wasn't long before the amphitheatre seats were filled.


Sep. 14, 2014 @ 01:39 PM

PHOTOS: Authors on the Rock

Visitors to Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park greeted 10 area authors, received autographs and bought books Sunday during the Writers on the Rock event Sunday.


News: Ellenboro View All »

Sep. 28, 2014 @ 06:53 PM

Guffey retires from U.S. Navy

Captain Harvey L. Guffey, Jr., a native of Ellenboro and a graduate of North Carolina State University with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering recently retired from the U.S. Navy.


Sep. 28, 2014 @ 01:42 PM

PHOTOS: Ellenboro Fair

Community members enjoy the swings at the Colfax Free Fair in Ellenboro on Thursday evening.


Sep. 23, 2014 @ 07:13 AM

Keep prescription meds out of the wrong hands

In conjunction with National Prescription Take-Back Day on Saturday, Sept. 27, the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI), along with Safe Kids North Carolina and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), is co-sponsoring a national effort to safely dispose of unused prescription medicines in locations across the state.


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 07:44 AM

Finding love at the fair

Riding high in a rocko-plane at the Ellenboro Fair in 1953, Doris and Bobby Henson fell in love. The 45-minute stall on the ride played a role in their courtship. 


News: Forest City View All »

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 10:29 AM

PHOTO: Man taken to hospital

Thomas Conner, an employee of Campbell's Cleaning Service, was transported to Cleveland Regional Medical Center and transferred to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte Monday morning after he fell at Facebook's Forest City Data Center. 


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. 28, 2014 @ 03:32 PM

Arrowood sisters taking part in annual festival in Raleigh

Carley and Autumn Arrowood will be the first to say music is one of the most important parts of their lives.


News: Lake Lure View All »

Sep. 21, 2014 @ 02:30 PM

Ghostly Gala Gathering

"A Ghostly Gala Gathering" will be held on Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. at the Lake Lure Inn sponsored by the Friends of the Mountains Branch Library in Lake Lure.


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 05:45 PM

Strut Your Mutt Dog Show in Lake Lure Saturday

The Strut Your Mutt Dog Show is Saturday at the Geneva Riverside Motel in Chimney Rock and everyone is encouraged to bring the four-legged friends to the show. 


Aug. 31, 2014 @ 07:35 PM

PHOTO: Down in the valley

From the top of the mountain at Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park, visitors see for miles across the Hickory Nut Gorge, taking a visual tour of parts of Lake Lure.                            


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Aug. 31, 2014 @ 11:58 AM

County Commissioners meeting rescheduled

Rutherford County Commissioners will not meet for its regular business session Monday at 6 p.m. due to the Labor Day holiday.


Aug. 03, 2014 @ 02:27 PM

Red Cross blood drives

Upcoming blood donation opportunities:


Jul. 05, 2014 @ 05:30 PM

Store owner requesting non-continguous annexation

Town Council will discuss a request from Karuna Patel and ViJay Patel for non-contiguous annexation of KP Food Mart when it meets Monday night for the regular business meeting.


News: Rutherfordton View All »

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 10:29 AM

Health Department in on Animal Control talks

Could the Rutherford County Health Department help with issues at the Rutherford County Animal Control facility?


Sep. 30, 2014 @ 09:09 AM

Council to potentially introduce new town manager

Rutherfordton Town Council will potentially introduce a new town manager and accept a town manager contract on Wednesday during the regular business meeting at Rutherfordton Town Hall.


Sep. 30, 2014 @ 08:48 AM

Sheriff’s detective dismissed after DWI charge

A Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective was terminated after being charged with driving while intoxicated.


News: Spindale View All »

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 11:30 AM

PHOTO: Clint Black in concert

Country music star Clint Black brought his show to the Foundation, Isothermal Community College on Saturday night with such hits as "Killin' Time."


Sep. 30, 2014 @ 10:29 AM

Health Department in on Animal Control talks

Could the Rutherford County Health Department help with issues at the Rutherford County Animal Control facility?


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.