Cecil Lee Henson and Cecil Lee Henson Jr. were arrested on Thursday and Friday, respectively, on warrants for assault and battery, assault with a deadly weapon, communicating threats and first-degree kidnapping.
Rutherford County Sheriff’s Deputy Joey Brandle has a new partner on the police force — a K-9 named “Rex.”
The 18-month-old German Shepherd is the second dog donated to the Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit by Rocky Guarriello, owner and operator of Ultimate Textile Inc. in Rutherfordton.
Following the recent tree lighting ceremonies and Christmas festivities in small towns across the county, members of the community will have the opportunity to see more scenes of the holiday season during the annual Spindale/Rutherfordton Christmas Parade on Saturday.
Stan Clements and Terry Cobb were officially sworn in as council members during the regular meeting of the Rutherfordton Town Council on Wednesday evening.
Tonight the Rutherfordton Town Council will officially swear in two council members, Stan Clements and Terry Cobb, as well as Mayor Jimmy Dancy during the regular meeting at 5:30 p.m.
To kick off their service organization's meeting, students with the Builders Club at Trinity Christian School hosted Police Chief Jay Jackson as their guest speaker on Tuesday afternoon.
Rutherford County may become part of a Foreign Trade Zone.
Monday, the Rutherford County Commission approved allowing the county to join the application process to join an alternative site-managment framework (ASF) application for a new Foreign Trade Zone that will encompass 17 counties surrounding the Charlotte area.
This is the inaugural Enabled Endeavors Wheelchair deer hunting event in Rutherfordton.
Maggie (not her real name) was an abused woman.
For two years she was frightened by a person who stalked her and refused to let her go.
And then Maggie learned about the PATH Shelter (Prevention of Abuse in the Home) in Forest City and moved there.
For the past 20 years, Family Resources Inc. has hosted an annual holiday house tour for the benefit of the PATH Shelter and Noah's House. Again this year there is a holiday tour on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. and on Sunday, Dec. 8 from 1 to 5 p.m.