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Sep. 21, 2014 @ 04:50 PM

PHOTOS: Checking out the art

Joan King (left) of Rutherfordton and cousin Betsy Woolridge (right) of Bostic check out some of the 3-dimensional art work during the Celebration of the Arts at The Foundation Performing Arts Center.

Sep. 19, 2014 @ 10:33 AM

Truck driver charged in fatal wreck

The driver of a dump truck involved in a fatal collision Monday morning has been charged in the accident.

Sep. 19, 2014 @ 08:35 AM

PHOTO: Guest speaker

Charles Penley will be speaking at the homecoming service at 10:55 a.m. Sunday at Spencer Baptist Church, Spindale.

Sep. 18, 2014 @ 03:44 PM

Celebration of the Arts continues through Sunday

The Rutherford Visual Arts Guild is hosting its annual Celebration of the Arts at Isothermal Community College today through Sunday.

Sep. 18, 2014 @ 08:40 AM

Celebration of the Arts begins

Pieces from local and regional artists are now on display at Isothermal Community College for the annual Celebration of the Arts (COTA) show.

The show, a judged art competition sponsored by the Rutherford County Visual Artists Guild (RCVAG), began today and runs through Sunday. It is supported in part by Grass Roots funding from the NC Arts Council and is being held at The Foundation Performing Arts Center. 


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 08:36 AM

'So you have a Constitution?'

Constitution Day was observed at Isothermal Community College on Wednesday with guest speaker Judge Bob Hunter from the North Carolina Court of Appeals. The event was sponsored by the college's student government association (SGA). 

Sep. 18, 2014 @ 08:22 AM

Hilltoppers are loud and proud

The R-S Central High School Hilltopper cheerleading squad has a lot of new faces this year and many of them are seniors. 

One of those faces is Makayla Crawford, who is also on the volleyball team. She said she has wanted to cheer since she was a freshman. 

Sep. 17, 2014 @ 11:11 AM

Time to Get Real

The McNair Educational Foundation works to improve college access for students in Rutherford County Schools. And they are continuing to work toward that goal this week. 

Sep. 17, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

Juvenile indicted on attempted first-degree murder charge

Tyric McDowell, 15, the suspect involved in the shooting of 16-year-old Dominique Fernanders on Nov. 17, 2013 in Spindale, was indicted Monday by the Rutherford County Grand Jury on charges of attempted first-degree murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

Sep. 17, 2014 @ 08:30 AM

Celebrating the prime of life

The 'prime of life' is referred to as the best years of one's life, when one is at the peak of his or her power.

For the many senior adults attending the 10th Annual Prime of Life event at The Foundation Performing Arts & Conference Center on Tuesday, a variety of organizations showcased services and products to help seniors embrace and celebrate the best years of their lives.