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Oct. 01, 2014 @ 10:31 AM

CHC: Raising health and wellness bar

Working behind the scenes, the Community Health Council of Rutherford County (CHC) has been advocating health initiatives and policy changes since 2000.


Oct. 01, 2014 @ 09:42 AM

Boykins receives, appeals active sentence on guilty verdict

William Leon Boykins Jr., 25, of Forest City, is appealing a guilty verdict handed down last week by the Rutherford County Superior Court jury.


Oct. 01, 2014 @ 07:44 AM

Investigation of inmate's death continues

The suicide of inmate William Anthony Miller, 41, will be investigated by the Jail and Detention Branch of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.


Sep. 30, 2014 @ 10:29 AM

Health Department in on Animal Control talks

Could the Rutherford County Health Department help with issues at the Rutherford County Animal Control facility?


Sep. 30, 2014 @ 09:09 AM

Council to potentially introduce new town manager

Rutherfordton Town Council will potentially introduce a new town manager and accept a town manager contract on Wednesday during the regular business meeting at Rutherfordton Town Hall.


Sep. 30, 2014 @ 08:48 AM

Sheriff’s detective dismissed after DWI charge

A Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective was terminated after being charged with driving while intoxicated.


Sep. 28, 2014 @ 06:43 PM

Court report: Sept. 17-18

Here is the latest court report from the Rutherford County Clerk of Courts' office:


Sep. 28, 2014 @ 11:27 AM

Animal Control fined by state

The State of North Carolina has fined the Rutherford County Animal Control facility $5,000 for violating five provisions of the North Carolina Administrative Code.



Sep. 26, 2014 @ 10:10 AM

Man arrested on sexual battery, second-degree rape charges

Corey Jacob Street, 21, of Dimsdale Drive in Rutherfordton, was arrested this week on charges of sexual battery and second-degree rape.