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Obituaries May 28, 2015

Current Services  Thursday, May 28, 2015 Adam Edgar Ruff age 74 of Bills Creek passed on May 22nd. Graveside services will be held Thursday…

Obituaries May 27, 2015

Obituaries May 27, 2015

Current Services Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Jacqueline Smith Curtis, age 67, of Ellenboro, died Sunday, May 24, 2015 at the Hospice House of…

Obituaries May 26, 2015

Obituaries May 26, 2015

Current Services Tuesday, May 26, 2015 Sterling Lamar Borders, 68, of 2001 Barker Blvd., Shelby, passed away Monday, May 18, 2015, at Carolinas…

Obituaries May 21, 2015

Obituaries May 21, 2015

Current Services Thursday, May 21, 2015 Forrest Lester Luckadoo, 80, of Beacon Hill, Ellenboro, died on Monday, May 18, 2015 at Carolinas HealthCare…

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Crime View all

Media Release  Incidents An officer of the Forest City Police Department reported an incident of driving while impaired and reckless driving. (See arrest of Clark) An officer of…

Rutherford County Detention Cemter Kyle Shytles, of Forest City, was arrested for parole and probation violation. He was given a secured bond of $30,000.  Phillip Dowling, of Forest…

Rutherford County Detention Center Corey Eugene Geter, age 44, of Wilkins St, was arrested for possession of marijuana and resisting a public officer. He received a $500 secured bond. Robert…

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Education View all

Foothills Nursing Consortium pinned 51 students

Foothills Nursing Consortium pinned 51 students

SPINDALE (May 7, 2014) – Fifty-one students in the Foothills Nursing Consortium Associate Degree Nursing Program were awarded their pins at a special ceremony May…

Rutherford County NC View all

Sheriff’s April 2015 Monthly Report

Sheriff’s April 2015 Monthly Report

Public Works Week

Public Works Week

RUTHERFORD COUNTY NC – Perhaps you heard that familiar truck pulling up to the curb this morning and took for granted the fact your recyclables were being picked…

Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics NC

Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics NC

RUTHERFORD COUNTY NC – On Friday, May 22nd , 2015, deputies with the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, officers from the North Carolina Highway Patrol, Rutherfordton Police Department, Forest City Police…

Talk of the Town View all

Lake Lure Arts and Crafts Festival

Lake Lure Arts and Crafts Festival

LAKE LURE – Independent artisans working in photography, oil, acrylic, jewelry, textile, fiber, pottery, wood and more come to this meet-the-makers festival overlooking lovely Lake Lure. The artisans who make the…

Rumour Has It, Kings Court Steakhouse request beer on premises consideration

Stranger Danger: Sex Offenders In Rutherford County

Leadership Rutherford is looking for the best and brightest!

Rutherfordton View all

Free mansion for historic preservationist

Free mansion for historic preservationist

  That’s right the Town of Rutherfordton Historic Preservation commission in partnership with Rutherfordton Presbyterian Church…

Citizen feedback requested on Town of Rutherfordton Budget

National Day of Prayer celebrated at noon at the courthouse

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Religious freedom bill halted in NC House

Religious freedom bill halted in NC House

RALEIGH — The religious freedom legislation that has drawn criticism in various states will not advance…

Gateway West Commerce Park building pad completed

RC Farmers Market opens April 25

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

UPDATE: Suspects in growing marijuana plants in Lake Lure receive bonds

UPDATE: Suspects in growing marijuana plants in Lake Lure receive bonds

UPDATE: Rutherford County Sheriff’s Narcotic Investigators with the assistance of the State Bureau of Investigation processed…

Flowering Bridge highway maintenance turned over to Town of Lake Lure

De-annexation of Mystic Waters property in Lake Lure