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Oct. 19, 2014 @ 05:17 PM

DIY decorating tips from a professional

Want to give a room in your house a redux but not ready to bring in the pros? Kitty McGammon of Blue Ridge Design shares a simple strategy to give an old room a new look: move everything out of it.


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 04:15 PM

Fall decorating trends: Clear the clutter and make way for color

If spring is the season to give homes a thorough scrubbing, it turns out fall is an ideal time to redecorate them. 


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 01:52 PM

Early voting begins Thursday, October 23

Voters in Rutherford County can begin casting ballots in the General Election 2014 at 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23 at three One-Stop voting locations. Early voting concludes at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1. 


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 01:24 PM

Buck: RRHS changes ‘exciting’

In the four months since the joint venture between Rutherford Regional Health System (RRHS) and Duke LifePoint, RRHS Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Cindy Buck said there have been changes.


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 10:57 AM

Worms, snakes, goats and guinea pigs

Missy York said Friday provided the perfect weather for students to be outside learning about conservation. 

York is an education specialist with the Rutherford Soil and Water Conservation District which hosted its annual Conservation Field Day at R-S Central High School  on Friday. The event is for fifth-grade students to teach ways they can conserve in their own homes. 


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 08:30 AM

One day print making class at RCVAG

The first in a series of fall and winter classes scheduled at the Rutherford County Visual Arts Center, has been announced.


Oct. 16, 2014 @ 10:34 AM

Former Superior Court Judge joins D.A.'s office

District Attorney Brad Greenway announces the hiring of E. Penn Dameron, Jr. as an Assistant District Attorney for Judicial District 29A effective immediately.


Oct. 15, 2014 @ 10:26 AM

McHenry, MacQueen spar at forum

Incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry and Democrat challenger Tate MacQueen fielded questions ranging from immigration to gun rights during a candidate forum Tuesday afternoon in Rutherfordton.


Oct. 15, 2014 @ 09:38 AM

Animal cruelty, abuse trial in district court today

A brother and sister charged with numerous counts of animal cruelty and abuse of dogs are scheduled for trial in district court today.


Oct. 14, 2014 @ 01:22 PM

Former CEO of Habitat for Humanity International coming to Rutherfordton

A former chairman of the board for Habitat for Humanity International, Paul Leonard, is coming to Rutherfordton for a habitat fundraising event on Tuesday, Oct. 21.