CHERRYVILLE — Even though Rutherford County failed to advance out of Pool Play at the American Legion State Tournament in Cherryville, they certainly finished their season on a high note. In his final game for Post 423, Kael Snethen recorded five RBIs out of the leadoff spot to back a strong…

Bobby D. Whisnant, age 83, of Forest City, went home to be with the Lord on Thursd…

Kate Edwards, age 71, of Forest City, passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at her …

Allen Eugene Terry, age 61, of Ellenboro, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesd…

Allen Eugene Terry, 61, of Ellenboro, died Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at his residence.

Perry Landrum Russ, 78, of Rutherfordton, died Thursday, July 29, 2021, at his hom…

Judy Ann Starnes Conner, 74, of Rutherfordton, died Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at R…

Fifty years ago, I was sitting in a summer school class studying microeconomics. I had just switched my major from architecture to economics. In order to still graduate in four years, I had to take classes in the summer. I scheduled classes for the morning so I could continue my warehouse jo…

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