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Mar. 26, 2015 @ 09:48 AM

Focusing on college and careers

Graduation is just around the corner and high school seniors have to make decisions about their futures. 

The seniors received some helpful advice during the College and Career 101 Conference at Isothermal Community College on Wednesday. 

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 08:41 AM

Cattlemen receive awards at annual event

Johnny Bradley was named Forager Producer of the Year at the annual Rutherford County Cattlemen's Association meeting, while the family of Donald and Kim Murray was awarded the Cattleman of the Year recognition. Murray's farm is located in Bostic off Luckadoo Road.

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 09:49 AM

Exploring hospitality and tourism

High school students got a glimpse of opportunities in the hospitality and tourism industry during an event at Isothermal Community College on Tuesday. 

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 09:42 AM

Arrive Alive Tour arrives at ICC

Students at Isothermal Community recently participated in the Arrive Alive Tour, a program meant to inform them about the dangers of distractions behind the wheel of a car, specifically drinking and driving and texting and driving.

Mar. 24, 2015 @ 07:45 AM

Teen's father pleads guilty to firearm charges

Charles Franklin McDowell, 52, of Ledbetter Road in Spindale, pleaded guilty to failure to secure a firearm from a minor and possession of firearm by a felon in Superior Court on Monday morning.

Mar. 22, 2015 @ 09:27 AM

Remembering John Mark

When John Mark Gary passed away from T-Cell lymphoma in January, Heather Guffey knew she wanted to do something for his family.

Mar. 22, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Artwork impresses judges in Senior Games

Potters, painters, weavers and writers participating in the SilverArts portion of the Senior Games were recognized during an awards ceremony on Friday at the Rutherford County Senior Center.

Mar. 19, 2015 @ 08:47 AM

Need plans for the weekend?

The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office is partnering with other local law enforcement agencies, United Way's Community Engagement Team, Safe Kids of Rutherford County, the State Bureau of Investigation and other local sponsors to hold the fifth annual Operation Medicine Drop take-back event on Saturday.

Mar. 18, 2015 @ 01:14 PM

Trustees sign resolution against House Bill 188

Showing their disagreement with N.C. House Majority Leader Rep. Mike Hager, the Isothermal Community College Board of Trustees approved a resolution against the proposed House Bill 188 during a special meeting on Tuesday. 

Mar. 18, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Multi-agency checkpoint targets impaired driving

In conjunction with the kickoff of the St. Patrick's Day Booze It & Lose It campaign, police officers from Forest City and Spindale, deputies with the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office and North Carolina State Highway Patrol (NCSHP) troopers combined enforcement efforts to zero in on drunk drivers during multi-agency DWI (driving while impaired) checkpoints in Forest City last Friday night.