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TJCA Student challenges school’s relationship with religion

TJCA Student challenges school’s relationship with religion

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C. —A Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy high school student is challenging the North Carolina Charter School with failing to adhere to the Establishment Clause which protects federally funded institutions from excessive entanglement with religion. Clay Fowler has published his plans to present his viewpoint at an upcoming TJCA board meeting. Writes Fowler: Thomas […]

Opinion: Electing a County Commissioner March 15

Opinion: Electing a County Commissioner March 15

Deborah Keller- guest columnist The content of this article does not represent the official views or policies of the RC Catalyst. The content represents solely the opinions and views of the author. On March 15, 2016 the Democrats (and Independents who vote Democrat in the primary) will elect the County Commissioner from District 4 for the next four […]

Review: Don’s Italian Restaurant is back

Review: Don’s Italian Restaurant is back

SPINDALE – While the best way to find out about any restaurant is to go try it, the next best thing is to send your friends there and ask how it was. So Deborah and Clyde Keller had dinner at Don’s Italian Restaurant on Oakdale Road in Spindale and gave it a quick review for our […]

Turner wins American Legion Oratorical Contest

KINGS MOUNTAIN: Gabe Turner of Ellenboro is the winner of the American Legion District 23 High School Oratorical Contest.     Turner, a junior at Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy, won the competition held Saturday, January 16th, at Kings Mountain American Legion Post.  He previously won the contest sponsored by Post 82 in Shelby.   The son of Tommy and […]

Horsehead’s update reveals troubles at its Mooresboro operation

MOORESBORO– Horsehead Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: ZINC) reported that the facility produced approximately 2,200 tons of zinc in December 2015. This was supplemented with the sale of approximately 12,200 tons of zinc calcine and waelz oxide. However processing and economic woes will affect approximately 200 people currently working at the Mooresboro facility. Employees, under the condition […]

Reflections: Lights Brighten Winter Night

Lights Brighten Winter Nights Our ancestors, the ancient ones, greatly valued fire as sacred and source of warmth and light. And during deep and dark winter nights, light has increased through the Jewish Festival of lights with it nine branched Menorah, the lights of Advent and Christmas, the seven branched candelabra in celebrating the seven […]

NC Supreme Court to hear if sheriff can fire at will

NC Supreme Court to hear if sheriff can fire at will

RALEIGH, N.C.  — Three lawsuits challenge the long-standing ability of North Carolina sheriffs to fire their deputies at will. North Carolina’s Supreme Court was scheduled to hear Monday from attorneys for four deputies who sued after they were fired by Mecklenburg County Sheriff Daniel “Chipp” Bailey. The deputies state they were fired for refusing to donate to […]

Lakeside Mills featured in magazine

Lakeside Mills featured in magazine

Our own Lakeside Mills in Spindale was featured in an article in NC Field and Family. Lakeside Mills has been producing stone ground corn meal products in North Carolina since 1736. The company provides the old southern style of corn meal and flour products used for generations. Lakeside Mills has corn meal, flour, grits, hushpuppy mixes, biscuit […]

Arrests for racial slurs and death threats in Brevard

BREVARD – Brevard High School students called for change after a number of reported racial slurs and death threats were made at black high school students. Sophomore Aniyah Hemphill organized the event after racial tension skyrocketed at the school. Classmates waved signs and explained to passersby why they were there. While problems began several weeks ago, the district […]

Facebook Construction Job Fair Saturday, November 14

Facebook Construction Job Fair  Saturday, November 14

FOREST CITY, NC – Last month, Facebook announced plans to expand its data center in Forest City and build a third data center building on the campus. On Saturday, November 14, Facebook’s construction partners will host a job fair at Isothermal Community College. WHEN: Saturday, November 14, 2015, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm ET WHERE: […]

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