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Feb. 26, 2015 @ 09:15 AM

Rolling dice and flipping cards for a worthy cause

Cards will be dealt and dice will be thrown while enjoying hors d'oeuvres and cocktails during the 3rd Annual Casino Night fundraiser for Rutherford Town Revitalization (RTR) on Saturday.

Feb. 25, 2015 @ 10:05 AM

Cardiologist leading heart event Friday

As part of its American Heart Month activities in February, Rutherford Regional Health System (RRHS) will host a community event on Friday, February 27, featuring Dr. Terry Kersey, MD, a local cardiologist on the RRHS medical staff.

Feb. 25, 2015 @ 07:09 AM

McCurry, Reynolds make first appear in court

The man charged in the murder of a 5-month-old baby and the baby's mother charged with accessory after the fact appeared in court Tuesday morning.

Feb. 24, 2015 @ 10:30 AM

STAND ALONE: Propane truck overturns

Joshua Stacey of Rutherfordton was driving this 2007 Freightliner west on U.S. 64/74 near Rutherfordton Monday morning when he traveled onto the soft shoulder of the highway near Calvary Baptist Church.

Feb. 24, 2015 @ 09:13 AM

Ready for state

Chrisana Hughes is heading for the state HOSA (Health Occupation Student Association) competition after winning first place in medical terminology at regionals in November 2014. 

Feb. 24, 2015 @ 07:20 AM

Garrison named county manager

County Commissioners unanimously voted Monday afternoon to appoint Steve Garrison as the new manager for Rutherford County.

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.

Feb. 22, 2015 @ 11:28 AM

Auditions for The Importance Of Being Earnest

Rutherford County Arts Council will hold auditions for The Importance Of Being Earnest, by Oscar Wilde,  Monday, Feb. 23 at 7 PM, at the Maple Street Theatre (old Rutherfordton elementary school), 132 Maple Street, in Rutherfordton. 

Feb. 22, 2015 @ 09:39 AM

County Manager search continues

Rutherford County Commissioners will meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday in a closed session to continue the search for a new county manager.

Feb. 22, 2015 @ 09:35 AM

No charges in death of teen last June

There will be no criminal charges in the death of Jaharri Miller, 19, on June 22, 2014.

District Attorney Ted Bell said the juvenile driver of the vehicle that struck  Miller in the driveway of his home off Allen Street in Rutherfordton, will not face charges in his death.