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Jan. 20, 2015 @ 10:31 AM

Prayers for all people

The pastor of Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Forest City shared the Old Testament story of the King of Babylon taking Daniel and his friends into captivity and the oppression that followed, during a Martin Luther King, Jr. prayer breakfast Monday morning.

Mar. 03, 2015 @ 11:20 AM

Gosey receives Governor's appointment to NCCFFA

A member of the Rutherford County Board of Education has been appointed by  Governor Pat McCrory to the Board of Directors of the Capital Facilities & Finance Agency for North Carolina (NCCFFA).


Mar. 03, 2015 @ 10:15 AM

BOE to receive report on performance grades

The Rutherford County Board of Education will receive a report on the recently released school performance grades during its regular meeting tonight. 


Mar. 03, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Spindale names interim Police Chief

Lt. Det. Derek Papesh of the Spindale Police Department served his first day as interim Police Chief on Monday after being named to the position by Town Manager Scott Webber last week.


Mar. 03, 2015 @ 09:14 AM

Developing downtown

The Forest City Board of Commissioners heard a presentation on downtown development during its regular meeting on Monday.

Jimmy Clay, planning and codes administrator, and Amy Bridges, downtown/community development manager, gave a short presentation with updates on planning, code and development.


Mar. 03, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Thirty years serving three counties

With more than three decades of law enforcement experience across three North Carolina counties, Lt. Greg Cochran was recently honored during a reception celebrating his retirement.


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Mar. 02, 2015 @ 04:21 PM

Mulliger, Kidd win N.C. press awards


Feb. 25, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

Deeper snow predicted to begin tonight

Students in Rutherford County were out of school Tuesday for the fifth day this year due to winter weather and administrators have prepared preliminary make-up calendars.


Feb. 20, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

Frigid temperatures keeps students home again

Rutherford County Schools remained closed to students today and teachers had an optional workday.


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Mar. 02, 2015 @ 04:21 PM

Mulliger, Kidd win N.C. press awards


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 10:25 AM

Village Council meeting March 17

Inclement weather caused the cancellation of the regular business meeting of the Chimney Rock Village Council. Rather than rescheduling the meeting, Town Council consented to combine the February 17 meeting and the March 17 meeting.


Feb. 25, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

Deeper snow predicted to begin tonight

Students in Rutherford County were out of school Tuesday for the fifth day this year due to winter weather and administrators have prepared preliminary make-up calendars.


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Mar. 03, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

Burn victim airlifted to Augusta hospital

An unidentified Ellenboro man was airlifted to Joseph M. Still Burn Center in Augusta, Ga. on Monday afternoon after sustaining burns from a fire inside his JM Lovelace Road home.


Mar. 02, 2015 @ 04:21 PM

Mulliger, Kidd win N.C. press awards


Feb. 24, 2015 @ 10:15 AM

STAND ALONE: Smoke damages displace family

Ellenboro firefghters were dispatched to the scene of a possible house fire at 7:48 a.m. Monday.

Feb. 23, 2015 @ 08:01 PM

Two arrested in case of baby's death

Two people were arrested and charged Monday afternoon in the murder of 5-month-old Lebron Jay'den Reynolds. He died at his home off J.M. Lovelace Road near Ellenboro on Jan 11. 

The baby's mother, Jennie Reynolds, 27, has been charged with accessory after the fact of murder and charged with murder is Tyler Dale McCurry, 24, of Edley Toney Road in Ellenboro.


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Mar. 03, 2015 @ 11:20 AM

Gosey receives Governor's appointment to NCCFFA

A member of the Rutherford County Board of Education has been appointed by  Governor Pat McCrory to the Board of Directors of the Capital Facilities & Finance Agency for North Carolina (NCCFFA).


Mar. 03, 2015 @ 10:15 AM

BOE to receive report on performance grades

The Rutherford County Board of Education will receive a report on the recently released school performance grades during its regular meeting tonight. 


Mar. 03, 2015 @ 09:14 AM

Developing downtown

The Forest City Board of Commissioners heard a presentation on downtown development during its regular meeting on Monday.

Jimmy Clay, planning and codes administrator, and Amy Bridges, downtown/community development manager, gave a short presentation with updates on planning, code and development.


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Mar. 02, 2015 @ 04:21 PM

Mulliger, Kidd win N.C. press awards


Feb. 25, 2015 @ 09:15 AM

A leader, a servant, a friend

After nearly three decades serving communities in a public safety capacity, Spindale Police Chief R.A. "Chip" McIntosh will hang up his law enforcement badge when he retires from service on March 1.


Feb. 23, 2015 @ 08:01 PM

Two arrested in case of baby's death

Two people were arrested and charged Monday afternoon in the murder of 5-month-old Lebron Jay'den Reynolds. He died at his home off J.M. Lovelace Road near Ellenboro on Jan 11. 

The baby's mother, Jennie Reynolds, 27, has been charged with accessory after the fact of murder and charged with murder is Tyler Dale McCurry, 24, of Edley Toney Road in Ellenboro.


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Mar. 02, 2015 @ 04:21 PM

Mulliger, Kidd win N.C. press awards


Feb. 25, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

Deeper snow predicted to begin tonight

Students in Rutherford County were out of school Tuesday for the fifth day this year due to winter weather and administrators have prepared preliminary make-up calendars.


Feb. 15, 2015 @ 09:53 AM

Volunteer of Year applications needed

Rutherford County is once again kicking off its annual search for the county’s top Volunteer of the Year, with the winner landing a $1,000 donation for the agency he or she most helps. 


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Mar. 03, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Thirty years serving three counties

With more than three decades of law enforcement experience across three North Carolina counties, Lt. Greg Cochran was recently honored during a reception celebrating his retirement.


Mar. 03, 2015 @ 08:26 AM

Women's Event includes raffle today

This year's Women Together event on Saturday is a two day event with a raffle set today at the hospital.

An opportunity to bid on a variety of items from across Rutherford County will be held Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Courtyard Room at Rutherford Regional Medical Center. 


Mar. 02, 2015 @ 04:21 PM

Mulliger, Kidd win N.C. press awards


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Mar. 03, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Spindale names interim Police Chief

Lt. Det. Derek Papesh of the Spindale Police Department served his first day as interim Police Chief on Monday after being named to the position by Town Manager Scott Webber last week.


Mar. 02, 2015 @ 04:21 PM

Mulliger, Kidd win N.C. press awards