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Obituary Updates March 3, 2015

Obituary Updates March 3, 2015 Mrs. Margaret Sane Hollifield, 87, of Bostic, died Monday, March 2, 2015. The Funeral will be conducted at…

Obituaries March 3, 2015

Obituaries March 3, 2015   Mrs. Margaret Sane Hollifield, 87, of Bostic, died Monday, March 2, 2015. Arrangements are incomplete and will be…

Obituaries – March 2, 2015

Obituaries March 2, 2015   Morris Ray Stacey, age 65, of Forest City, passed away on March 1, 2015 at Nana’s Assisted Living.…

Crime View all

  Arrests and Incidents March 3, 2015 Arrests   Olive Hines, 46, of Bostic was arrested for Misdemeanor Larceny. Her bond was set at $500. Elizabeth Robbins, 20,…

Arrests and Incidents March 2, 2015 Arrests Justin Carl Rippy, 26, of Old US 74 Hwy.a in Ellenboro, was arrested for DWI and driving while license revoked. He…

Rutherford County *Originally ran Saturday, February 28 – redistributed for Sunday edition.   Arrests Morgan Elizabeth Bostic, age 16, of Race Path Church Rd. in Mooresboro, was arrested…

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY NC) Feb. 24, 2015 (Indented portion is from Sheriff Dept Press Release) On Monday, February 23, 2015, Detective Sgt. Jamie Keever presented the case of murder…

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Charges Filed on Five Month Old Baby Homicide-Story Updated

Education View all

Local Charter School Makes an A on School Performance Report Card

Local Charter School Makes an A on School Performance Report Card

The North Carolina State Board of Education released today the new school grading system for all North Carolina Public Schools. Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy: A…

Rutherford County NC View all

County commissioners meet Monday

County commissioners meet Monday

There will be a public hearing to discuss funding of the new southeastern EMS and Library. The Commissioners are looking at borrowing the money to complete the project.…

A Legacy of ‘Little Detroit’

A Legacy of ‘Little Detroit’

      “Little Detroit” was the nickname for Rutherford County for  many years. We were a clearing house for stolen cars. Cars were brought here, stripped down, repainted and…

Freezing rain advisory for Rutherford County until 12 p.m. March 1

Freezing rain advisory for Rutherford County until 12 p.m. March 1

From the National Weather Service at Greenville, South Carolina: WINTRY PRECIPITATION RETURNS TONIGHT AND SUNDAY… .COLD HIGH PRESSURE BUILD SOUTH INTO THE AREA AND PERSIST THROUGH SUNDAY. SOUTHERLY…

Rutherfordton View all

What’s New? And Drinking in Rutherfordton? – Commentary

What’s New? And Drinking in Rutherfordton? – Commentary

Well, we lost the Cracker Barrel restaurant to Polk County, but we managed to hang on…

Other Ethical Dilemmas and Yet Another Lie – Commentary

Rutherfordton STEP Receives Funding Contract

Lake Lure View all

The Lake Lure Legend

The Lake Lure Legend

Have you ever heard about the truck that was left at the bottom of Lake Lure…

Remember the Highlands of Lake Lure?

New Visitors Center in Lake Lure

Editorial View all

Watching Ice Melt – Commentary

Watching Ice Melt – Commentary

A lazy day to watch ice melt. At my first snowfall while living in New York,…

I’d Settle for a Cup of Coffee – Commentary

Signs of Spring – Commentary

Business View all

CC YMCA Announces Diabetes Prevention Grant

CC YMCA Announces Diabetes Prevention Grant

  (RUTHERFORD COUNTY) The Cleveland County Family YMCA announced it is a recipient of a three…

Airport Expansion Already Moving Forward

Our Corner of the County – Commentary