Matt Blackwell, executive director of the Economic Development Commission, discussed three separate industrial incentive grants in association with a prospective industry with the Spindale Board of Commissioners during the board's monthly meeting Monday evening.
The Spindale Board of Commissioners will receive the latest updates on the town's wastewater treatment plant rehabilitation project when it convenes for the regular monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Spindale House.
Emissions tests for cars and trucks are no longer necessary to protect air quality in more than half the counties where state testing is currently required. Rutherford County is among the 50 counties.
The Rutherford County Revenue Department is in good shape, according to findings released by state and county officials.
The Spindale Board of Commissioners continued its discussion of the wastewater treatment plant and received updates on the rehabilitation project from SDG Engineering during the regular monthly meeting Monday.
"We are on track with the treatment plant," said Cameron McHargue, on behalf of SDG Engineering.
County Commissioners unanimously voted Monday afternoon to appoint Steve Garrison as the new manager for Rutherford County.
Rutherford County is soliciting upset bids for the purchase of a 14.5-acre piece of property at 214 Henrietta Street in the Caroleen community. The property also includes a building.
A new state law mandates counties have a viable backup for their 911 communications centers.
When the Lake Lure Town Board meets at 6 p.m. on Tuesday council will consider approving a request from the 1927 Lake Lure Inn and Spa concerning the rental of the gazebo in Morse Park for specified dates in 2016.
The finance officer for the Town of Forest City has submitted her resignation.
Kim Aldridge is the new public information coordinator for Rutherford County.
The Tourism Development Authority (TDA) met recently and announced occupancy taxes collected from lodging properties across Rutherford County has increased 13.87 percent thus far in fiscal year 2014-15.
A family practitioner in Spindale has been named the new Medical Director for Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services (EMS).
It may be a tiresome phrase used traditionally when referring to political wrangling, but in this case gerrymandering is accurate.
Rutherford County Commissioners approved spending $526,258 to construct a new library facility next to the new EMS station in Henrietta.
Citing stability, Fitch Ratings firm, based in New York, gave Rutherford County high marks regarding its general obligation (GO) and limited obligation bonds (LOB).
Rutherford County Commissioners unanimously approved a license agreement for the Community Pet Center (CPC) to operate the Animal Control facility in Rutherfordton.
Ten Forest City streets were approved for repaving by Town Council Monday night when it met for its regular business meeting.
Four issues pertaining to the Rutherford County Sheriff’s department will be discussed by Rutherford County Commissioners at 6 p.m. Monday.
When Bostic Town Council meets at 6 p.m. Monday the board will readdress the issue of zoning from last month's meeting.
The search for the next Rutherford County Manager began Thursday when Rutherford County Commissioners met in closed session to begin interviewing candidates.
Rutherford County Commissioners took their first look at a draft agreement regarding operations at the Animal Control facility during a special meeting Tuesday, Jan. 20.
Filmmaker Steve Channing’s excellent “A Generation of Change” on UNC-TV, was a stark reminder of post-war North Carolina, a state wracked by poverty, poor health and uneducated citizens.
Rutherford County Commissioners have decisions to make about additional staffing requested by Sheriff Chris Francis as well as what to do with the management of the Animal Control facility.
A revenue report shows some potential problems for the North Carolina General Assembly as they ready for the 2015 session.