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Jul. 31, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Arson case continued until August 13

The arson case of a  22-year-old Ellenboro man was continued in District Court Wednesday.


Jul. 30, 2014 @ 07:09 AM

Trelleborg achieves safety milestone at its Rutherfordton facility

The Trelleborg Coated Systems manufacturing facility in Rutherfordton achieved the milestone of more than two million safe work hours without a lost time incident in June.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 10:11 AM

Proclamation presented to Spence’s family

Friends, family and coworkers of the late Robynn Spence gathered at the Rutherford County Courthouse Monday to receive official copies of a resolution adopted in her honor last month.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 09:38 AM

Committees are in 'STEP' with projects

After a hiatus that lasted several months, the Town of Rutherfordton has begun to implement projects that were proposed by the town's STEP (Small Towns Economic Prosperity) committees last December.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 03:20 PM

The next big 'STEP' for Rutherfordton

After the Town of Rutherfordton's recent receiving of the NC STEP (Small Towns Economic Prosperity) contract from the NC Department of Commerce, which was subsequently approved by the Rutherfordton Town Council on June 4 and signed on June 13, the STEP committees have started using funds from the $100,000 grant as part of the program's implementation phase.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 09:17 AM

Severe thunderstorm downs trees, power lines

Across many areas of Rutherford County Monday morning people were picking up sticks, sawing logs and raking lawns of large oak leaves and branches that fell Sunday night.


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 01:40 PM

IGA offers camp for children each day during the summer

Flipping and field trips are both a part of Isothermal Gymnastics Academy's (IGA) annual summer camp.


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 12:03 PM

Police awaiting autopsy reports on teen's death

Law enforcement officers are awaiting autopsy and toxicology reports before talking with the district attorney regarding any charges in the death of a 19-year-old Rutherfordton youth.


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 09:04 AM

Flipping into summer

Flipping and field trips are both a part of Isothermal Gymnastics Academy's (IGA) annual summer camp. 


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 08:36 AM

British band brings the house down at R-S Central

Playing tunes from the Glenn Miller Band, the soundtrack from "Beauty and the Beast" and soundtracks from other major movies, the Smithills School Senior Brass Band brought the house down at R-S Central High School Tuesday night.