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Apr. 23, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Getting down on the farm

Bovender Farm was full of students searching for Easter eggs and learning about animals on Friday, during Pinnancle Elementary School's Farm Day.

Apr. 20, 2014 @ 04:36 AM

Portion of Airport funds withheld

The remainder of grant funds used by the Rutherford County Airport Authority to purchase land around the airport have been frozen by a federal agency.

Apr. 18, 2014 @ 04:36 AM

R-S Central begins plant sale

Lisa Higgins, agriculture teacher, is hoping the plant sale will raise some money for the team and for the agriculture department. She said last year's sale brought in $1,500.

Apr. 17, 2014 @ 04:20 AM

Campaign ad draws ire in courthouse

An advertisement placed on an ATM inside the Rutherford County Courthouse drew complaints from courthouse staff.

The advertisement is a campaign sign for Tammy Aldridge, who is running for the Republican nomination for Clerk of Court. It was placed on the ATM Friday.

Apr. 17, 2014 @ 04:09 AM

Commissioners spell out legislative goals

Communication and transportation were at the center of goals outlined by Rutherford County Commissioners to the local legislative delegation during a recent special meeting.

Apr. 15, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Man found not guilty of sex offense charges

A jury of eight women and four men returned a not guilty verdict in the case of Jerry Calvin Self, 42, of Bostic on Monday morning.

Self was found not guilty on all three charges —  first-degree rape of a child, sexual offense parental role, incest and indecent liberties with a child.

Apr. 15, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Candle light vigil spotlights child abuse

The message was simple but carried a strong tone during a candlelight vigil Saturday night on the steps of the Rutherford County Courthouse.

Apr. 13, 2014 @ 08:45 AM

Trinity celebrates 40 years with pet parade

Community members and their canines joined Trinity Christian School in celebrating its 40th anniversary during an all-day event on Saturday, including the school's inaugural pet parade.

Apr. 13, 2014 @ 02:38 AM

RRHS gets accreditation

Rutherford Regional Health System (RRHS) earned accreditation from a national group tasked with evaluating health care organizations around the country.

Apr. 11, 2014 @ 03:54 AM

Developing airport a great idea

The realm of economic development continues to be just as aggressive and competitive as ever.

While Rutherford County has thrown its hat in the ring with some success of late, there has been a push for more.