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BOSTIC — Van in Black announced the company will be partnering with LA West Coaches, another company based in North Carolina, for future vehicle additions.

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LAKE LURE — Sacred Living Wellness LLC is now open for acupuncture and natural health options for Rutherford County and surrounding areas.

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FOREST CITY — Friendship Automotive Enterprises has purchased McCurry-Deck.

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FOREST CITY — Bennett Classics Auto Museum will open beginning this weekend, thanks to the Little Detroit Chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America.

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WASHINGTON — Building on a month of strong results, the Biden-Harris Administration and the U.S. Small Business Administration are taking steps with the Paycheck Protection Program to further promote equitable relief for America’s mom-and-pop businesses.

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RALEIGH — Peach growers across the state will have a chance to vote to renew the industry’s assessment for commercial growers during a mail-in referendum that starts Feb. 25. The assessment provides funds for research and marketing to support the peach industry in North Carolina and is manag…

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FOREST CITY—Rutherford County economic leaders say despite the devastating impact of COVID-19, they are confident an economic rebound will take place in 2021.

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RUTHERFORDTON — Out of North Carolina’s 100 counties, Rutherford is the 27th most “economically distressed,” according to data released this week from the North Carolina Department of Commerce. Rutherford County remains designated a “Tier One” county along with 39 others considered most dist…

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FOREST CITY — Local attorney Tom Morris has been named president of the District 41 Judicial Bar. The Judicial District Bar is a subdivision of the North Carolina State Bar and carries out certain responsibilities to comply with North Carolina laws.

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DETROIT, MICHIGAN — A Spindale resident has received a Circle of Excellence Award with Essential Bodyware.

SPINDALE — Isothermal Community College Small Business Center is offering a webinar and seminars to help those who want to start their own business in these challenging times.

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RUTHERFORDTON — Trinity Christian School kicked off its 10th annual Read-A-Thon Tuesday morning with guest author Ellen Sabin. Sabin is the founder of the publishing company Watering Can Press and is an award-winning author.

FOREST CITY — February 13 marks the kickoff of Edge Factor’s partnership with the Rutherford County Schools and Polk County Schools, as founder Jeremy Bout will give an interactive presentation to eighth grade students from both school systems detailing the innovative web video platform.

RUTHERFORDTON — At approximately 2 p.m. Thursday the BB&T branch had to close early for business due to a faulty door that created a suspicious odor.

Linda T. Greene, Richard S. Greene, Maxine T. Forrest, Max Wellington Tate by heirs, Martha C. Tate by heirs to Jimmy Wellington Tate; Cool Springs; 1 acre Island Ford Road; $0.

FOREST CITY — Time-Out Management, owned by Rodney Greene,  is celebrating 10 years in the community with a customer appreciation event on Thursday.

MILL SPRING — The former North Carolina Secretary of  Commerce, Sharon Decker of Rutherfordton, has joined the Tryon International Equestrian Team (TIEC) as the newly appointed Senior Vice President of  Strategic Initiatives.

Facebook's Forest City Data Center is now accepting applications for its 2015 Community Action Grant cycle and intends to award $80,000 to non-profit entities and certain public organizations in Rutherford, Cleveland, McDowell and Polk counties.

Mary Mooney and Brad Plemmons are well on their way to opening Rutherford County's first brewery — Ruff'ton Brewhouse.

Fifteen retail outlets licensed to sell alcoholic beverages within Rutherfordton city limits passed alcohol compliance checks conducted by Rutherfordton Police with the assistance of Forest City Police on Wednesday.

Runners can help battle cancer by participating in the Meet Me at the Fountain 5K Run/Walk for Cancer in Forest City Saturday.

Chimney Rock Harley-Davidson performed a ribbon cutting ceremony at its new Genuine Harley-Davidson Motorclothes, accessories and gifts store, just below Chimney Rock State Park’s iconic, ancient monolith that soars 1,200 feet above the village Thursday.

 Blue Ridge Community Health Services (BRCHS) has announced the arrival of Kathryn McConnell as Director of Philanthropy. McConnell most recently served as the Vice President of Community Philanthropy for the Community Foundation of Henderson County and brings a wealth of knowledge and exper…

Mark Bellissimo, managing Partner of Tryon Equestrian Partners confirmed today the partnership had acquired the Lodge on Lake Lure, which is conveniently located within 18 minutes of the newly opened Tryon International Equestrian Center. 

The Clinic at Wal-Mart,  operated by Rutherford Regional Health System (RRHS), has announced it is now fully staffed with two full-time providers and has returned to regular operating hours, Monday-Friday 9 a.m.- 9 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. and Sunday noon - 6 p.m.  

Tompouce LLC to Francisco Guillen Ruiz, Maria Carmen Zavala Cisneros; Colfax; lot 3 Twin Creeks; $80.

The Rutherford Business Showcase, an  event for local businesses to showcase their products and services  is being held today at the Foundation, Isothermal Community College  from from 10 a.. to 3 p.m.

Forest City Animal Hospital fills a void on the eastern side of Rutherford County for pet care. There has been a need for more veterinary clinics in that area, and that's part of the reason Pam Poteat, DVM said she opened her small animal hospital across the road from the Forest City Faceboo…

The Rutherford County Crusade is happening now through Sunday in the tent beside the Crestview Baptist Church at 630 S. Church Street in Forest City. This special crusade is happening through the partnership of many of the county churches and features song leader, Calvin Owens and musician G…

Isothermal Planning Development Commission's executive director is Scott Dadson. He accepted the position following the retirement of Jim Edwards in February.  But Dadson describes himself as a behind the scenes kind of guy, so he has been working in the background and letting others within …

TRYON — PANGAEA Internet (PANGAEA), the leading commercial provider of high-speed fiber optic Internet service for Polk and Rutherford Counties, North Carolina, has received the Cornerstone Award from Broadband Communities magazine. The award was presented to PANGAEA Executive Director Ron W…

Rutherfordton business owners and employees have an opportunity to become ambassadors for the town as part of a new initiative launched by the STEP (Small Towns Economic Prosperity) Marketing Committee.

RHI Legacy Foundation, a local fundraising and grant-making organization focused on improving health and wellness in Rutherford County, announced the opening of its first grant cycle Thursday during a special program, "A Healthy Discussion," at Isothermal Community College.

The Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) is set to begin its Spring Series today with the first of two competitions which will be held April 2-4. The second weekend competition will take place April 8-12. Events are free.

Construction on the new Emergency Medical Station and the new Rutherford County library off U.S. 221A in Caroleen has been on hold for weeks due to  winter weather and lingering wet weather.

Some construction at the location of the new AEO (Advanced Enviornmental Options) facility off N.C. Hwy. 120 has been temporarily halted.

With many of its commercial and residential properties located in a designated historic district or on the National Register of Historic Places, the Town of Rutherfordton is no stranger to the North Carolina State Historic Preservation Tax Credit program.