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Jul. 27, 2015 @ 05:17 PM

Man arrested after shooting into residence

A Forest City man was charged with six counts of discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill Monday morning following a shooting on Tanner Street in Rutherfordton Sunday evening.


Jul. 26, 2015 @ 09:25 AM

ASP says farewell to Rutherford County

After spending seven weeks in Rutherford County, volunteers with the Appalachia Service Project (ASP) are cleaning up shop and heading home. 


Jul. 26, 2015 @ 08:26 AM

Two-week term of Superior Court starts Monday

A two-week term of Superior Court gets underway in Rutherford County Monday with Judge Joseph Crosswhite, senior resident superior court judge for the 22A Judicial District,  presiding over the first week. Judge Marvin Pope is scheduled to preside the second week beginning August 3.


Jul. 24, 2015 @ 08:03 AM

UMLC brings high speed Internet to community

High speed Internet is on the way to Union Mills. 


Jul. 23, 2015 @ 08:15 AM

Hutchins named Layman of the Year

Suzanne Hutchins received the Rutherford County Schools Layman of the Year Award for 2015. Hutchins is a third-grade teacher at Pinnacle Elementary School and was nominated by Principal Jason Byrd. 


Jul. 21, 2015 @ 04:30 PM

Rutherfordton Police concludes dog shooting investigation

The Rutherfordton Police Department concluded its independent, external investigation of the shooting of a dog by a Spindale officer that occurred on Sunday, June 14 and presented the findings to Rutherford County District Attorney Ted Bell late Monday afternoon.


Jul. 21, 2015 @ 08:40 AM

Airport Authority will discuss EPA report

When the Rutherford County Airport Authority meets today at 5:30 p.m., the board will discuss a letter written to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding the airport’s compliance status with the requirements of the Oil Prevention Regulations.


Jul. 17, 2015 @ 11:27 AM

Grand jury indicts former attorney

A former Rutherfordton attorney was among 66 people indicted by a Rutherford County grand jury on Monday.


Jul. 16, 2015 @ 08:15 AM

Turner found guilty of burglary, not guilty of murder

Eric Scott Turner, 38, of Lawndale, was found guilty of attempted first degree burglary and guilty of discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling in Rutherford County Superior Court Wednesday afternoon.


Jul. 15, 2015 @ 08:22 AM

Jury deliberations continue this morning

A Superior Court jury will continue deliberations this morning in the Eric Scott Turner trial.  The jury received the case Tuesday afternoon.