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Nov. 11, 2014 @ 11:56 AM

Youth organization’s doors still open

Youth Empowerment, Inc.’s doors are still open, after the organization was forced to leave its building on Sparks Drive in Forest City late last week. It has relocated to a new location off of Old Ballpark Road in Spindale.

Nov. 28, 2014 @ 02:14 PM

Land transfers: Nov. 28, 2014

Here are the latest land transfers recorded by the Rutherford County Register of Deeds:


Nov. 28, 2014 @ 01:25 PM

PHOTO: 'Mary Did You Know?' cantata

The combined adult choirs from Concord Baptist, Corinth Baptist and Providence United Methodist Church will present a musical titled "Mary Did You Know" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5 in the Concord Baptist Church sanctuary.


Nov. 28, 2014 @ 12:37 PM

Church Calendar: Nov. 28, 2014

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Nov. 28, 2014 @ 10:36 AM

Providing hope to the community

The sounds of gospel music flowing and the smells of food cooking were found at Cool Springs Gym on Thursday morning.


Nov. 28, 2014 @ 10:19 AM

Chamber, ICC promote Small Business Saturday

Today starts the holiday shopping season around the country.


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Nov. 27, 2014 @ 09:33 AM

Meth lab found in vehicle; two arrested

Two people are in the Rutherford County Detention Facility charged with manufacturing methamphetamine inside a vehicle.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 09:32 AM

Camp Erin serves 50 grieving children

Hospice of Rutherford County conducted Camp Erin Nov. 7- 9 at South Mountain Christian Camp in Bostic. This camping experience was for children and teens who experienced the death of someone close to them.


Nov. 19, 2014 @ 09:53 AM

Temperatures could break records

Record cold temperatures are predicted for areas of Rutherford County early this morning, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) at the Greenville Spartanburg Airport.


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Nov. 20, 2014 @ 09:53 AM

Water rates staying same in Chimney Rock Village

Sidewalks, parking and the Chimney Rock/Lake Lure pathway will be discussed during a Chimney Rock Village workshop the first of 2015.


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 09:33 AM

Lake Lure police promote Umphlett

The Lake Lure Police Department is proud and pleased to announce the promotion of Officer Carl Umphlett to the rank of Corporal.


Nov. 16, 2014 @ 09:39 AM

Village Council to discuss planning recommendations

The Chimney Rock Village Council will hear a presentation on recommendations from the planning board when it meets at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.


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Nov. 27, 2014 @ 07:44 AM

Thanksgiving around the breakfast table

Unlike many kitchens today, Debbie Crawford’s won’t be full of the aromas of turkey, stuffing or mashed potatoes. Instead, the enticing smells of bacon, eggs and waffles will pour out of her Ellenboro home as her family celebrates a holiday tradition — Thanksgiving breakfast.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 09:32 AM

Mountain Oakes claims People's Choice Award

Ellenboro's 23rd Annual Fiddler's and Bluegrass Convention was held Saturday, November 22. The following is a list of the winners in each category.


Nov. 16, 2014 @ 09:04 AM

Down where the bison roam

The weather at the 50-acre Big Springs Bison Farm outside of Ellenboro was perfect on Sunday. Nov. 4  for the 300 guests who stopped by.


Nov. 14, 2014 @ 11:35 AM

Ellenboro man pleads to securities fraud

An Ellenboro man faces up to 20 years in prison and/or a $250,000 fine after he pled guilty to one count of securities fraud.


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Nov. 28, 2014 @ 10:36 AM

Providing hope to the community

The sounds of gospel music flowing and the smells of food cooking were found at Cool Springs Gym on Thursday morning.


Nov. 28, 2014 @ 09:40 AM

Providing a meal

Volunteers at the Grace of God Rescue Mission in Forest City prepared 22 turkeys, 22 gallons of green beans and 22 gallons of sweet potatoes to serve the community on Thanksgiving.


Nov. 28, 2014 @ 09:12 AM

Hundreds brave cold temps for annual ‘Lighting of the Tree’ ceremony Thursday night

Temperatures hovered near freezing Thursday night, but that didn’t stop people from packing Main Street in downtown Forest City for the annual “Lighting of the Tree” ceremony.


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Nov. 25, 2014 @ 08:52 AM

LLCA second grader, grandmother killed in wreck

The flag at Lake Lure Classical Academy (LLCA)  is flying at half-mast in memory of a second grade student killed in a traffic accident Friday, Nov. 21 on his way home from school. The crash also claimed the life of his grandmother of Mill Spring.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 09:58 AM

Paying it Forward with faith and fellowship

Pastor Anton Roos and membership decided the an addition was needed to the 1,100 square foot building on U.S. 64/74 in order for the church to grow and to serve the ministerial needs of the community.


Nov. 16, 2014 @ 09:57 AM

Christmas tour at Bill's Mountain

Five homes plus the clubhouse of Vista at Bill’s Mountain in Lake Lure will be sharing their beautiful homes and  fantastic views with the public for the annual Fairfield Mountains Chapel Women of the  Church Christmas Walk on Monday, Dec.  8 from 9 a.m. to noon.


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Nov. 02, 2014 @ 11:54 AM

Town Boards and Hwy. 9 Corridor meetings Monday

Ruth Town Commissioners will meet at 5 p.m. Monday for the regular business meeting at Town Hall.


Oct. 08, 2014 @ 12:01 PM

Ruth will share tractor with scouts

Commissoners for the Town of Ruth signed a lease agreement Monday night with the Boy Scouts of America for the use of the town tractor.


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.


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Nov. 27, 2014 @ 08:21 AM

Serving community, spreading joy

Turkey, stuffing and all the trimmings were piled high on plates at the fourth annual community Thanksgiving meal prepared by volunteers at St. Francis Episcopal Church in Rutherfordton on Wednesday afternoon.


Nov. 26, 2014 @ 09:51 AM

Trinity celebrates grandparents

Family and Thanksgiving were celebrated at Trinity Christian School during its annual Grandparents Day on Tuesday.


Nov. 26, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

Business briefs Nov 26, 2014

Inland Port shares export options with Parton Lumber. The South Carolina Inland Port (SCIP), which opened in October 2013 and is part of the South Carolina Port Authority (SCPA), boosts efficiency for international freight movements between the Port of Charleston and companies located across the Southeast.


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Nov. 27, 2014 @ 11:46 AM

Stainless Ministries helps fulfill need

The need is great. The lines were long. There was near chaos in and around Stainless Ministries parking lot on Main Street in Spindale Tuesday.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 09:12 AM

Stainless Ministries food distribution today

For eight years, Brad Shehan and the volunteers at Stainless Ministries have tried to help as many people as possible.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 10:15 AM

Attempted murder suspect's hearing pushed back

The probable cause hearing for Rodriquez Brown, 42, the suspect arrested in the shooting of a 20-year-old in Spindale on Nov. 5, is rescheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 26.