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Dec. 28, 2014 @ 10:02 AM

Top crime stories for 2014

When Superior Court resumes in Rutherford County in January, District Attorney-elect Ted Bell will be the new face at the helm of the district attorney's office. Bell will take the oath of office at 9 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 2 in the Rutherford County Courthouse. 


Dec. 28, 2014 @ 09:49 AM

’Twas the day after Christmas'

On one of the biggest shopping days of the year, the place to spend your holiday cash was in the small, locally-owned stores on Main Street. 


Dec. 26, 2014 @ 12:37 PM

PHOTO: Feeding those without homes

Sisters In Christ Restoration and Recovery Ministry in Spindale served Christmas dinners to more than 100 people Tuesday, Dec. 23 who are living in motels across the county. 


Dec. 26, 2014 @ 10:56 AM

County education in 2014

The top stories for K-12 education include a groundbreaking for a new school, an updated religious policy, a year-round schedule and individual and foundation honors. 

This is a glance at the top stories for Rutherford County education in 2014. 


Dec. 25, 2014 @ 10:20 AM

A year in review for Isothermal Community College

In 2014, Isothermal Community College (ICC) celebrated a momentous anniversary, talked about $10 million in facilities needs with county leaders, announced partnerships with North Carolina State University,  moved forward with new programs and brought back a radio legend to WNCW. 


Dec. 24, 2014 @ 10:24 AM

Spindale's year at a glance

From government officials resigning and new members coming on board to large-scale town improvement projects, 2014 was an eventful year in the Town of Spindale.


Dec. 24, 2014 @ 08:16 AM

Vehicle crash leads to arrest; driver flees

One man was arrested and another is being sought in connection with an automobile crash that occurred at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday.


Dec. 23, 2014 @ 10:26 AM

Thoughtful and generous: Laney Dunn gives presents to nursing home residents

Laney Dunn is a thoughtful and generous girl. She proved it Saturday by making Christmas a little brighter for residents of two Rutherford County nursing homes.


Dec. 21, 2014 @ 09:42 AM

Photos from the Senior Center Christmas celebration

The Rutherford County Senior Center held its annual Christmas celebration Friday, Dec. 19, 2014.

Dec. 21, 2014 @ 09:02 AM

Putting politics aside

The 69th Annual Basil Whitener Breakfast Saturday morning was an opportunity to touch base with friends from both sides of the political aisle.