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Obits April 25, 2015

Current Services Saturday, April 25, 2015  Dr. Blake Mills McWhirter, passed away Sunday, April 19, 2015, at his home surrounded by his loving…

Obituaries April 24, 2015

Obituaries April 24, 2015

Friday, April 24, 2015 Mozelle Pardue Thomas, age 95, died Monday, April 20, 2015 at Fairhaven Home where she was a resident. Funeral services…

Obituaries April 23, 2015

Obituaries April 23, 2015

Current Services Thursday, April 23, 2015 Evelyn Roberson Edwards, age 91 of Forest City died Monday, April 20, 2015 at Henderson Care Center…

Obituaries April 22, 2015

Obituaries April 22, 2015

Current Services Thursday, April 23, 2015 Evelyn Roberson Edwards, age 91 of Forest City died Monday, April 20, 2015 at Henderson Care Center…

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911 Communications Report- April 25, 2015 In the past 24 hours 541 calls were processed by the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office – 911 Commincations Center. Included were both 911…

Media Release – April 24, 2015 Incidents Reported Forest City Police Department An employee of Direct Care Group Home reported an incident of a runaway juvenile. Caitlyn Page…

Rutherford County Detention Center April 24, 2015 Jeremy Berry, 28, Itsdale Street, Ellenboro, was arrested on April 23, 2015 for misdemeanor larceny; secured bond was set at $1,500.…

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Decker appointed to UNC Charlotte Board of Trustees

Decker appointed to UNC Charlotte Board of Trustees

CHARLOTTE – Former North Carolina Secretary of Commerce Sharon Allred Decker will join UNC Charlotte’s Board of Trustees. The UNC Board of Governors appointed Decker to…

Deborah Burgin Attorney at Law

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Rutherford County Library System partners with driving-tests.org

Rutherford County Library System partners with driving-tests.org

Rutherford County Library System is pleased to announce a new partnership with Driving-Tests.org, one of the nation’s top sites for driver’s license practice tests. The partnership will strengthen…

Grand jury returns 44 indictments

Grand jury returns 44 indictments

Rutherford County NC - The Rutherford County grand jury met Monday, April 20, 2015 and returned 44 true bills. The grand jury is a legal body empowered to conduct…

DA won’t seek death penalty in Baby Lebron murder

DA won’t seek death penalty in Baby Lebron murder

RUTHERFORD COUNTY NC- Tyler Dale McCurry received an $800,000 bond for the murder of five-month old Lebron Jayden Reynolds. The district attorney’s office is not seeking the death penalty for…

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Controversy over support of WoFF Holocaust exhibit continues

Controversy over support of WoFF Holocaust exhibit continues

COCOA, FLORIDA – The Word of Faith Fellowship-Word of Faith Christian School Holocaust Museum exhibit support continued to be controversial. The city council of Cocoa, Florida…

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Police seek larceny suspect in Rutherfordton

Out and About – April 2015

American Legion Open House Saturday

Rutherfordton View all

Rutherfordton Kiwanis Club annual charity auction on Saturday

Rutherfordton Kiwanis Club annual charity auction on Saturday

RUTHERFORDTON – This Saturday April 18th is the annual Kiwanis Club Charity auction. The auction will be…

Rutherfordton Little League hosting 5K

Welcome to Rutherfordton-Updated

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Defiant Whisky of Bostic wins 2015 Drammie Award

Defiant Whisky of Bostic wins 2015 Drammie Award

Defiant Whisky of Bostic was a Drammie Award winner again this year. Whiskeylovers.com awarded them Best…

County Building Permits Issued March 2015

Police investigating pizza fraud

Chimney Rock View all

A Virtual Chimney Rock Park

A Virtual Chimney Rock Park

CHIMNEY ROCK –  Three of Western North Carolina’s spots were recently “Google-mapped:” Grandfather Mountain State Park (and…

Easter Sunrise Service at Chimney Rock, April 5

Upcoming Events April 3 – April 5 (Easter)

Lake Lure View all

Lake Lure Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday April 4, 2015 Rumbling Bald Resort has an Easter Egg Hunt starting at 1 p.m.…

Bill would call for vote on deannexation in Lake Lure

Lake Lure, Chimney Rock could lose with new tax plan