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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.

Jan. 29, 2015 @ 04:47 PM

Suspect arrested in Spindale arson

Wesley T. Rhodes, 47, was taken into custody by officers with the Spindale Police Department and charged with first-degree arson Thursday afternoon in connection to a house fire Monday night.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 03:40 PM

McCurry arrested for failure to appear on drug charges

Tyler Dale McCurry, a person of interest in the death of 5-month-old Lebron Jay'den Reynolds, was arrested by Rutherford County sheriff's deputies Thursday for failure to appear on several drug charges.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 11:58 AM

Health inspections: Jan. 28, 2015

Health inspections from the Rutherford County Health Department.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

What's the latest news about the case?

From trial dates to criminal charges to toxicology reports, here are the most recent updates on some of Rutherford County's recent serious cases.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 09:58 AM

Hospital foundation helping with backpack program

There are 852 students in 17 of the Rutherford County schools who take home a backpack filled with food weekly. The backpacks are distributed to students on Friday afternoon so they will have food for the weekend.


News: Bostic View All »

Jan. 13, 2015 @ 08:40 AM

Grading scale change positive for students

Principals in Rutherford County see the new high school grading scale as a positive change for students. 


Jan. 08, 2015 @ 11:11 AM

First time in years, gas below $2 per gallon

 For the first time in at least five years, gas prices in Rutherford County have dropped below $2 per gallon for regular gasoline.

Gas prices were $1.99 per gallon at Ingles market, Quality Plus and Wal-mart pumps on Wednessday morning.


Jan. 07, 2015 @ 11:07 AM

Preparing for cold weather

As temperatures are forecasted to dive below freezing later tonight and Thursday, Duke Energy is prepared to meet its customers’ energy needs across the Carolinas.


News: Chimney Rock View All »

Jan. 29, 2015 @ 09:47 AM

Grady the Groundhog in Chimney Rock Monday

When Grady’s the groundhog makes his appearance in Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock  State Park, the mayor of Chimney Rock Village will be on hand to make the pronouncement.


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 09:07 AM

New street lights set for installation

When Chimney Rock Village Council met last Tuesday night they received a report regarding new town street lights. Mayor Barbara Meliski said they should be up and going in the next few weeks.


Jan. 13, 2015 @ 08:40 AM

Grading scale change positive for students

Principals in Rutherford County see the new high school grading scale as a positive change for students. 


News: Ellenboro View All »

Jan. 29, 2015 @ 03:40 PM

McCurry arrested for failure to appear on drug charges

Tyler Dale McCurry, a person of interest in the death of 5-month-old Lebron Jay'den Reynolds, was arrested by Rutherford County sheriff's deputies Thursday for failure to appear on several drug charges.


Jan. 28, 2015 @ 07:58 AM

Man crashes motorcycle hours before being discovered

A 23-year-old Ellenboro man has been released from Cleveland Regional Medical Center after treatment of injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident Sunday morning on Burns Road in Ellenboro.


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 08:40 AM

Senior Center, satellite sites closed Wednesday

The Rutherford County Senior Center on Callahan-Koon Road in Spindale will have an interruption of services on Wednesday. The center and all satellite meal sites will be closed for staff training.


Jan. 25, 2015 @ 12:28 PM

Detectives, D.A.'s office busy with baby case

Two weeks after the homicide of 5-month-old Lebron Jay'den Reynolds, sheriff's officers and the State Bureau of Investigation are continuing their work in determining what happened to the little boy.


News: Forest City View All »

Jan. 29, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

What's the latest news about the case?

From trial dates to criminal charges to toxicology reports, here are the most recent updates on some of Rutherford County's recent serious cases.


Jan. 28, 2015 @ 10:26 AM

Nominations needed for Volunteer of Year

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. 


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 10:19 AM

Living with legal blindness

Elijah Brooks will never be able to drive a car because of his vision. But he hasn't let his impairment stop him from excelling at what he loves: music and computers. 


News: Lake Lure View All »

Jan. 20, 2015 @ 09:42 AM

Helping feed the hungry

The Rutherford-Henderson County Chapter of Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry (FHFH) recently donated more than 80 pounds of USDA inspected, fresh venison to Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach (HNGO).


Jan. 16, 2015 @ 09:15 AM

Surprised, thankful and blessed

The Town of Rutherfordton will have a new staff member setting town budgets and overseeing departmental finances when Thadd Hodge steps into his role as the next finance director.


Jan. 15, 2015 @ 11:20 AM

The shoreline's showing in Lake Lure

The Town of Lake Lure has new banners and welcome signs saying "Pardon, Our Shoreline Is Showing" and "Welcome" as the work on the lake is ongoing.


News: Ruth View All »

Jan. 13, 2015 @ 08:40 AM

Grading scale change positive for students

Principals in Rutherford County see the new high school grading scale as a positive change for students. 


Jan. 11, 2015 @ 05:20 PM

Ruth Town Board hears plans for two foot races

Foot races were brought to the attention of Ruth Town Commissioners Monday night when the board met for its regular business meeting at town hall.


Jan. 08, 2015 @ 11:11 AM

First time in years, gas below $2 per gallon

 For the first time in at least five years, gas prices in Rutherford County have dropped below $2 per gallon for regular gasoline.

Gas prices were $1.99 per gallon at Ingles market, Quality Plus and Wal-mart pumps on Wednessday morning.


News: Rutherfordton View All »

Jan. 29, 2015 @ 03:40 PM

McCurry arrested for failure to appear on drug charges

Tyler Dale McCurry, a person of interest in the death of 5-month-old Lebron Jay'den Reynolds, was arrested by Rutherford County sheriff's deputies Thursday for failure to appear on several drug charges.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

What's the latest news about the case?

From trial dates to criminal charges to toxicology reports, here are the most recent updates on some of Rutherford County's recent serious cases.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 09:58 AM

Hospital foundation helping with backpack program

There are 852 students in 17 of the Rutherford County schools who take home a backpack filled with food weekly. The backpacks are distributed to students on Friday afternoon so they will have food for the weekend.


News: Spindale View All »

Jan. 29, 2015 @ 04:47 PM

Suspect arrested in Spindale arson

Wesley T. Rhodes, 47, was taken into custody by officers with the Spindale Police Department and charged with first-degree arson Thursday afternoon in connection to a house fire Monday night.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

What's the latest news about the case?

From trial dates to criminal charges to toxicology reports, here are the most recent updates on some of Rutherford County's recent serious cases.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 09:58 AM

Hospital foundation helping with backpack program

There are 852 students in 17 of the Rutherford County schools who take home a backpack filled with food weekly. The backpacks are distributed to students on Friday afternoon so they will have food for the weekend.