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On Wednesday, January 20, 2021, Joseph R. Biden was inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States of America. I wrote an article in November with a few fun facts about each main candidate in the election. However, I wanted to tell you more about your new President.

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RALEIGH — As North Carolina prepares to celebrate National School Choice Week Jan. 24-30, the cause of educational freedom could see even more advancement during the North Carolina General Assembly’s 2021-2022 session.

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Above left: Six Rutherford County seniors from each respective high school were awarded the Griffith Rutherford Chapter of the NSDAR (National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution) Good Citizen Award. They each received a pin, a card for their billfolds, framed certificates an…

RJ Granville made the "A" Honor Roll for Ms. Tamara Robbins' fourth grade class at Spindale Elementary School. RJ's name was erroneously omitted in Thursday's edition.

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FOREST CITY — After receiving the results of a calendar survey, the Rutherford County Board of Education is shifting course, and no longer supports a “balanced,” or “year-round” calendar. Instead the board supports a modified traditional school calendar for the 2020-2021 school year, and wil…

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As we know, 2020 was a year like no other. Every year I like to review significant events that happened throughout the year. 2020 was so unfathomable, it was hard to pick just a few events for this year.

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LAKE LURE — The students of more than 30 families will have an extra special Christmas this coming week, thanks to the generosity of spirit by the town of Lake Lure’s Police Department and its surrounding businesses.