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Oct. 19, 2014 @ 01:52 PM

Early voting begins Thursday, October 23

Voters in Rutherford County can begin casting ballots in the General Election 2014 at 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23 at three One-Stop voting locations. Early voting concludes at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1. 


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 11:23 AM

JANARD: Time for stories ... and four-legged therapy

No matter how agitated I might get by the evening news, the daily curve balls of parenthood, or trying to find an exit point out of Highway 221, there are two things I can always rely on to put me in a calmer state: walking into a library or petting a dog.


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 10:35 AM

Firefighters grant, preschool zoning discussions on Spindale agenda

The Spindale Board of Commissioners will discuss a variety of topics during its regular meeting Monday night, ranging from the wastewater treatment plant rehabilitation to the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program to the town zoning regulations regarding outside space for preschools.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 10:19 AM

'This is your century'

Students were given the opportunity to go to college for free during a special ceremony on Thursday evening.

Isothermal Community College (ICC) inducted 71 seventh-grade students into a new class of New Century Scholars at The Foundation. The scholar program is now in its 12th year and was developed by ICC and Rutherford County Schools. Students from R-S Middle School, Chase Middle School, East Rutherford Middle School, Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy and Polk County Middle School are eligible for the program.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 10:04 AM

New director has passion for helping others

Little children and their parents, grandparents or guardians and senior citizens were greeted Wednesday afternoon at Spindale Elementary School by the new director of the Christmas Cheer Center in Rutherford County.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 09:13 AM

PHOTO RUTHERFORD COUNTY BOOK SALE

Pauline Westbrook (left) and Anna Esposito browse for books at the Rutherford County Library Book Sale on Thursday afternoon. The sale continues today, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon at the library on Callahan Koon Road in Spindale.           


Oct. 16, 2014 @ 09:32 AM

Spindale interviewing Town Manager candidate

The Town of Spindale Board of Commissioners will hold a special closed session meeting on Friday at 10 a.m. in the Commissioners' Meeting Room at the Spindale House to interview a candidate for the position of Town Manager.


Oct. 15, 2014 @ 08:47 AM

Good news for agriculture

Isothermal Community College may begin an Agribusiness Technology Program as early as 2015. 


Oct. 14, 2014 @ 12:20 PM

Habitat home dedication scheduled for Thursday evening

Volunteers, family and friends will gather at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, for the dedication of the 69th home build by Rutherford County Habitat for Humanity volunteers.


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 01:48 PM

Farmer's Market Fun

There could be a new crop of farmers in Rutherford County.