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Dec. 19, 2014 @ 11:15 AM

Museum receives $25,000 grant

Williard Whitson said he wants to open KidSenses Children’s Museum to reach every child in Rutherford County, regardless of economic situation.

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

The eyes and ears behind emergency calls

"911 — what kind of help do you need?"

When residents call 911, there is a good chance Sgt. Dwayne Wright will be the voice that answers.

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 11:40 AM

McConnell Group opens new office

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce held an event to celebrate the nine years the McConnell Group PR has been in business and the opening of its new office at 117 W. Court Street in Rutherfordton.

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 09:16 AM

Answering the call when help is needed

"911 — where is your emergency located?"

Dispatcher Lindsay Sisk will be the first to testify that no two calls to 911 are ever the same.

Dec. 17, 2014 @ 11:25 AM

Christmas Cheer Center helps children, families

As large plastic bags of toys, boxes of food and bicycles were rolled out the door at the Salvation Army Christmas Cheer Center Tuesday morning, the center’s director breathed a sigh of relief.

Dec. 17, 2014 @ 10:32 AM

Feeling really special about their 12-13-14 baby

At 5:30 a.m. Saturday Edwin Juarez made history. The new baby born to Charlie and Jennifer Jimenez-Juarez of Forest City has a birth date of 12-13-14. 

Dec. 17, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

'Welcome to the millionaires' club'

Henry Smith would never have purchased his winning lottery ticket worth $4 million if it was not for fellow lottery winner Dan Royal.

Dec. 16, 2014 @ 11:34 AM

Airport Authority to discuss advisory committee

The Rutherford County Airport Authority will consider creating an Aviation Advisory Committee when it meets at 5:30 p.m. today.

Dec. 16, 2014 @ 09:26 AM

Caroling, caroling, caroling

Tis the season for Christmas carols and R-S Central High School students were given a caroling treat on Monday. 

Dec. 16, 2014 @ 08:56 AM

Local post offices, shippers deal with busiest shipping day

"Swamped" is how Chimney Rock's postmaster David Stanford described the busiest shipping day of the year in west Rutherford County at 2 p.m. Monday.