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COLUMN: Disrespect of uniforms at local restaurant

Watching the headlines on world news reports on the deaths in Dallas, New Orleans, France, Germany and now Japan, I used to think…

Column: Hunting blueberries, not Pokemon, on the courthouse lawn

Column: Hunting blueberries, not Pokemon, on the courthouse lawn

It’s blueberry season. Nothing tastes better in the summer than a sweet blueberry naturally ripened on the bush. This year’s crop is one…

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RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C. – The Rutherford County Tourism Development Authority (TDA) welcomed new member of the board Lynn Brown and then elected officers for the next year. The…

Rutherfordton, N.C. – Rutherford County Tourism Development Authority (RCTDA) is unveiling the second in a series of Visitor Information Network (VIN) signs in a public ceremony at Rutherford County…

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Baby LeBron’s mother, Jennie Reynolds, pled guilty Wednesday

Baby LeBron’s mother, Jennie Reynolds, pled guilty Wednesday

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C. – Jennie Reynolds, Baby LeBron’s mother, pled guilty Wednesday to charges related to the death of her baby in 2015. While originally…

Obituaries View all

Obituaries – July 29, 2016

Helen Duncan Hill age 99, of New York City, formerly of Spindale, NC passed away Wednesday July 20th, 2016 at Isabella Nursing Home. Helen was born in Spindale,…

Obituaries – July 28, 2016

Mr. J.C. Turner, 72, of Golden Valley, died Thursday, July 28, 2016 at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Washburn & Dorsey Funeral and…

Obituaries – July 26, 2016

Obituaries – July 26, 2016

Brandon Lovelace, age 29, of Forest City, NC, died Saturday, July 23, 2016 at his residence. Born on Sunday, April 5, 1987 in Cleveland County, he is survived…

Obituaries – July 25, 2016

Obituaries – July 25, 2016

Helen Ward Arrowood, 84, of Rutherfordton, died Sunday, July 24, 2016 at Oakland Living Center. A native of Rutherford County, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin…

Obituaries – July 24, 2016

Obituaries – July 24, 2016

Brenda Lee George Kinney age 74 went home to be with The Lord on July 22, 2016 while being cared for at Hospice House in Forest City. A…

Justice View all

Woman who drove van with kids into ocean back in court

Woman who drove van with kids into ocean back in court

DAYTONA BEACH — Ebony Wilkerson, the mother who drove her minivan with her three children inside into the surf off Daytona Beach returns to court…

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Justice Rally Saturday to protest murder conviction

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911 Communications Report – July 30, 2016

911 Communications Report – July 30, 2016

911 Communications Center Report – July 29, 2016

Forest City View all

Forest City Police Department  July 28, 2016

Forest City Police Department July 28, 2016

Forest City Police Department July 28, 2016   Incidents Tara Jackson reported an incident of larceny…

Forest City Police Department July 27, 2016

Rutherfordton View all

Law Enforcement officers encounter potential Death by Cop scenario

Law Enforcement officers encounter potential Death by Cop scenario

RUTHERFORDTON — On Sunday, July 24, 2016 a report came in around 11:30 a.m. stating a…

Captain Harrill retires from RPD and RF&RD after 29 years

Spindale View all

Spindale Police Department   07/29/2016

Spindale Police Department 07/29/2016

Spindale Police Department  07/29/2016 Reports: James Flack, of Academy St. Spindale, reported an incident of Larceny.…

Spindale Police Department 07/28/2016