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Apr. 24, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Showing appreciation for law enforcement officers

Rutherford County is home to many men and women in law enforcement who risk their lives every day to keep communities safe.

Apr. 24, 2015 @ 08:47 AM

Bond set at $800,000 for man charged in baby death

Bond was set Monday in Superior Court for the man charged with the murder of 5-month-old Lebron Jay’den Reynolds. The baby died at his home off J.M. Lovelace Road near Ellenboro on Jan.11.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 08:39 AM

Packing their bags for Spindale

It's a small world after all. 

Four international students made their way to Spindale Elementary School this year and are sharing their culture with peers and teachers while learning about Rutherford County. 


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 08:45 AM

Grand Jury returns 44 indictments

The Rutherford County Grand Jury returned 44 bills of indictment when they met in session Monday morning at the courthouse.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 08:48 AM

Farmers Market opens Saturday

The Rutherford County Farmers Market will open at 8 a.m. Saturday as farmers and crafters will be on hand with fresh vegetables, fruits, fresh cut flowers, bread, locally raised meat and eggs, as well as a wide assortment of local created jewelry, soap, hand-crafted wood items, crocheted and knitted items, etc.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 09:38 AM

RS Central student competes in chicken showing

Darrell Garland’s interest in animals began at an early age. For most of his life he has been around poultry. His grandfather, Jim Garland, owned chickens and Darrell says it was his influence that led to him beginning to show poultry competitively at shows. The walls of his home are decorated with awards from these shows.


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Apr. 16, 2015 @ 08:45 AM

Ways to enjoy the outdoors this weekend

This weekend, area residents and visitors to Rutherford County have a multitude of opportunities to get outdoors and support local causes at various events that will be held rain or shine.


Apr. 12, 2015 @ 09:59 AM

Bostic Lincoln Spring Festival

 Everywhere in Bostic Saturday, there was something to see. There was someone to talk to. And the sounds of music and smell of good food seemed to make it hard to concentrate on what to do next.


Apr. 09, 2015 @ 09:30 AM

Bostic Lincoln festival among activities this weekend

Spring has arrived in Rutherford County and this weekend there are several events and fundraisers scheduled for residents wanting to get outdoors and explore the warm weather.

There are also various activities planned indoors for those looking to learn new things or support a great cause.


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Apr. 23, 2015 @ 10:15 AM

Get outdoors this weekend to help great causes

Rutherford County has a variety of activities and events for those looking to venture out this weekend.


Mar. 24, 2015 @ 09:24 AM

Lake Lure featured on BBC Travel

Lake Lure is continuing to make its mark on the world by being featured in an article "Dirty Dancing in the Blue Ridge Mountains" on the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Travel website.


Mar. 02, 2015 @ 04:21 PM

Mulliger, Kidd win N.C. press awards


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Apr. 23, 2015 @ 10:15 AM

Get outdoors this weekend to help great causes

Rutherford County has a variety of activities and events for those looking to venture out this weekend.


Apr. 22, 2015 @ 08:56 AM

A Bluegrass Concert for Ellenboro Elementary School

The Lewis Family was a legendary bluegrass band that played with all the great names in  bluegrass.


Apr. 19, 2015 @ 08:45 AM

'Child abuse is bananas'

Child abuse is bananas according to Lilly Myers, a student at Rutherfordton Elementary School who won first place in the 2015 Prevent Child Abuse Button Contest sponsored by Family Resources of Rutherford County, Inc.


Apr. 10, 2015 @ 08:31 AM

Construction to resume at AEO plant

Construction should be underway as early as today at the AEO (Advanced Enviornmental Options) facility off N.C. Hwy. 120 in community known as Six Points. The project was halted near the end of March pending the approval of a watershed permit. Danny Searcy, planning director for Rutherford County, said although there is no legal reason that the watershed permit would not be approved, two other plan details for the project must be provided before the company gets the go-ahead.


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Apr. 24, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Showing appreciation for law enforcement officers

Rutherford County is home to many men and women in law enforcement who risk their lives every day to keep communities safe.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 08:48 AM

Farmers Market opens Saturday

The Rutherford County Farmers Market will open at 8 a.m. Saturday as farmers and crafters will be on hand with fresh vegetables, fruits, fresh cut flowers, bread, locally raised meat and eggs, as well as a wide assortment of local created jewelry, soap, hand-crafted wood items, crocheted and knitted items, etc.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 08:47 AM

Bond set at $800,000 for man charged in baby death

Bond was set Monday in Superior Court for the man charged with the murder of 5-month-old Lebron Jay’den Reynolds. The baby died at his home off J.M. Lovelace Road near Ellenboro on Jan.11.


News: Lake Lure View All »

Apr. 24, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Showing appreciation for law enforcement officers

Rutherford County is home to many men and women in law enforcement who risk their lives every day to keep communities safe.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 08:45 AM

South Carolina man arrested in Lake Lure cases

On Wednesday, Lake Lure Police reported that a South Carolina man was arrested by Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office deputies for his involvement in multiple Lake Lure break-ins.


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 10:15 AM

Get outdoors this weekend to help great causes

Rutherford County has a variety of activities and events for those looking to venture out this weekend.


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Mar. 04, 2015 @ 09:45 AM

County properties going to highest bidder

Selling four pieces of county-owned property is not a fast process. 

During Monday night's regular business meeting of the Rutherford County Commissioners, County Manager Carl Classen presented an update on the parcels and structures for sale.


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.


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Apr. 24, 2015 @ 09:38 AM

RS Central student competes in chicken showing

Darrell Garland’s interest in animals began at an early age. For most of his life he has been around poultry. His grandfather, Jim Garland, owned chickens and Darrell says it was his influence that led to him beginning to show poultry competitively at shows. The walls of his home are decorated with awards from these shows.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Showing appreciation for law enforcement officers

Rutherford County is home to many men and women in law enforcement who risk their lives every day to keep communities safe.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 08:45 AM

Grand Jury returns 44 indictments

The Rutherford County Grand Jury returned 44 bills of indictment when they met in session Monday morning at the courthouse.


News: Spindale View All »

Apr. 24, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Showing appreciation for law enforcement officers

Rutherford County is home to many men and women in law enforcement who risk their lives every day to keep communities safe.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 08:39 AM

Packing their bags for Spindale

It's a small world after all. 

Four international students made their way to Spindale Elementary School this year and are sharing their culture with peers and teachers while learning about Rutherford County. 


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 10:15 AM

Get outdoors this weekend to help great causes

Rutherford County has a variety of activities and events for those looking to venture out this weekend.