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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. 19, 2014 @ 12:32 PM

Churches offering financial classes

Element Church, Inc. located at 1071 South Broadway Street in Forest City and Mount Vernon Baptist Church, Hudlow Road, are participating in Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University classes.


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 11:45 AM

Grand Jury returns 82 true indictments

The Rutherford County Grand Jury returned 82 true indictments when they met at the Rutherford County Courthouse on Monday.


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 11:30 AM

Land transfers: Sept. 19, 2014

Here are the latest land transfers from the Rutherford County Register of Deeds office:


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 10:33 AM

Truck driver charged in fatal wreck

The driver of a dump truck involved in a fatal collision Monday morning has been charged in the accident.


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 09:42 AM

Maryland couple thankful to be alive

An Aberdeen, Maryland couple admit they are moving slow and are sore after being injured in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon on Bostic-Sunshine Highway.


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. 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.


Sep. 14, 2014 @ 12:02 PM

Peddler's ordinance on agenda

When Chimney Rock Village Council meets at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, the board will review and discuss solid waste fees and Rutherford County Collections. The meeting will be held in the community room of the fire station on Terrace Drive.


Sep. 03, 2014 @ 09:19 AM

PHOTO: Furry friends

Leon (left) and Lily seem to enjoy their mornings in the bathroom sink, taking turns for a cool spot, at the home of Steve and Mary Jaeger-Gale in Bat Cave.


News: Ellenboro View All »

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. 


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 08:46 AM

Colfax Free Fair continues through Saturday

The fair is located on the former Ellenboro school grounds in Ellenboro and continues through Saturday night with rides, fair food, live entertainment and prize-winning exhibits in exhibit hall.


Sep. 16, 2014 @ 07:55 AM

Ellenboro fair starts tonight


Sep. 10, 2014 @ 07:42 AM

Falling in love with teaching

Rebecca Spurlin never wanted to be a teacher. But after some encouragement from her mother, she fell in love with the profession. 


News: Forest City View All »

Sep. 19, 2014 @ 12:32 PM

Churches offering financial classes

Element Church, Inc. located at 1071 South Broadway Street in Forest City and Mount Vernon Baptist Church, Hudlow Road, are participating in Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University classes.


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 09:42 AM

Maryland couple thankful to be alive

An Aberdeen, Maryland couple admit they are moving slow and are sore after being injured in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon on Bostic-Sunshine Highway.


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 08:42 AM

Promoting the Gryphons

Senior Gryphon cheerleader Laura Thompson said she loves to make people smile. 

"I love interacting with people and making them smile," Thompson said. "I love being in front of a crowd." 


News: Lake Lure View All »

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.                            


Aug. 31, 2014 @ 02:07 PM

Dance lift winner has inspirational story

Now five years old, the annual Dirty Dancing Festival at Lake Lure is infectious, drawing fans from across the U.S. a including Danville, Kentucky couple.


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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. 19, 2014 @ 10:33 AM

Truck driver charged in fatal wreck

The driver of a dump truck involved in a fatal collision Monday morning has been charged in the accident.


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 09:31 AM

PHOTO: Back to church Sunday

Ten Rutherford County churches have joined the national effort to encourage church members to invite their families and friends to church this Sunday, Sept. 21. 


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 08:40 AM

Rutherfordton to allow approved murals downtown

After weeks of patiently awaiting a decision from Rutherfordton Town Council concerning the painting of a mural on a facade in downtown Rutherfordton, business owner Enrique Vega got some good news.


News: Spindale View All »

Sep. 19, 2014 @ 10:33 AM

Truck driver charged in fatal wreck

The driver of a dump truck involved in a fatal collision Monday morning has been charged in the accident.


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 08:35 AM

PHOTO: Guest speaker

Charles Penley will be speaking at the homecoming service at 10:55 a.m. Sunday at Spencer Baptist Church, Spindale.


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 03:44 PM

Celebration of the Arts continues through Sunday

The Rutherford Visual Arts Guild is hosting its annual Celebration of the Arts at Isothermal Community College today through Sunday.