Wesley T. Rhodes, 47, was taken into custody by officers with the Spindale Police Department and charged with first-degree arson Thursday afternoon in connection to a house fire Monday night.
From trial dates to criminal charges to toxicology reports, here are the most recent updates on some of Rutherford County's recent serious cases.
There are 852 students in 17 of the Rutherford County schools who take home a backpack filled with food weekly. The backpacks are distributed to students on Friday afternoon so they will have food for the weekend.
When Grady’s the groundhog makes his appearance in Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park, the mayor of Chimney Rock Village will be on hand to make the pronouncement.
"Fast Friends," an article written by Isothermal Community College (ICC) President Walter Dalton, is featured in this month's edition of Site Selection magazine.
Scholarships for Isothermal Community College are now open for applicants.
Applications are now being accepted for the Golden LEAF scholarships and Isothermal's Institutional Scholarships.
Rutherford County Fire Marshal Roger Hollifield and Assistant Fire Marshal Daniel Elliott joined the Spindale Police and Spindale Fire Chief on Wednesday afternoon during a thorough inspection of a burned residence at 136 Hillside Street, believed to be the result of arson.
With tears streaming down his face, Michael Cochran walked around the shell of his Spindale home Tuesday afternoon.
Half of his residence at 136 Hillside Street was engulfed in flames late Monday evening when Spindale firefighters arrived at the scene shortly after 10:30.
The Isothermal Community College Board of Trustees approved a resolution urging the General Assembly to support North Carolina's community colleges during its regular meeting on Tuesday.
Dr. Kimberly Gold, a native of Rutherford County and R-S Central High School graduate, was named executive vice president of Isothermal Community College (ICC) on Tuesday.