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Jul. 31, 2014 @ 09:30 AM

Inmates and canines get 'a new leash on life'

A crowd of community members, Community Pet Center (CPC) volunteers and board members, inmates and canines gathered on the grounds of the Rutherford Correctional Center Wednesday afternoon to celebrate the graduation for "A New Leash on Life."


Jul. 30, 2014 @ 10:07 AM

'Sound of Music' is Friday

“The Sound of Music,” Rodgers and Hammerstein’s enduring musical, will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday, August 1, at The Foundation Performing Arts Center on the Isothermal Community College.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 09:17 AM

Severe thunderstorm downs trees, power lines

Across many areas of Rutherford County Monday morning people were picking up sticks, sawing logs and raking lawns of large oak leaves and branches that fell Sunday night.


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 01:35 PM

County transit eyeing budget talks

Rutherford County Transportation Services Director Kerry Giles is keeping her eye on Raleigh.


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 09:42 AM

Jumping toward the future


Jul. 18, 2014 @ 04:06 AM

Isothermal offering new hospitality classes

The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute training program will be offered at Isothermal Community College, president Walter Dalton announced Wednesday.

Dalton made the announcement  Wednesday during a luncheon meeting at the 1927 Lake Lure Inn and Spa that was attended by more than 40 officials from tourism agencies, Rutherford County government and chambers of commerce.


Jul. 17, 2014 @ 04:50 AM

Second primary sees strong turnout

Voter turnout for Tuesday’s Second Primary Election was 9.6 percent.

Rutherford County voters had just one race to decide — the Republican nomination for Clerk of Court — but Election Director Debbie Bedford said the turnout was surprising.


Jul. 15, 2014 @ 04:31 AM

Aldridge, Owens vying for nomination

If early voting is an indication of today's voter turn-out, it could be a record breaker for a Second Primary election.

Republican Clerk of Court candidates Tammy Aldridge and Steve Owens are seeking their party's nomination to run in the November General Election.


Jul. 13, 2014 @ 10:05 AM

Local outreach and education

Julia Savoy and Ben Bradley are participating in everything from cooking classes to cattle operations as two of this year's summer interns at the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Center in Rutherford County.


Jul. 09, 2014 @ 08:42 AM

Spindale board adopts golf cart ordinance

The Spindale Board of Commissioners adopted a town ordinance on Monday evening to regulate the operation of electric powered golf carts and utility task vehicles upon public streets or roads within town limits, effective immediately.