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A DWI may not be what you think it is

A DWI may not be what you think it is

Most everyone thinks of a Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) as driving a car erratically and getting pulled over. It doesn’t always happen that way. Ask any law enforcement officer about tipsters who inform 911 about intoxicated persons. However, even when you think you are doing the right things and playing it safe after social drinking, […]

Happy Mother’s Day – Mama, Roses, and Elvis

Happy Mother’s Day – Mama, Roses, and Elvis

Mama, Roses, and Elvis  BY LISA HARRIS BRALLEY Mama loved Roses and Elvis. Barry and I planted knockout roses a couple of months ago in our front garden, in her memory— the same variety she so loved and enjoyed for years in her own garden. It warms my heart to see them in bloom. Growing […]

Chase High School honors our 3 RC Clemson Champions

Chase High School honors our 3 RC Clemson Champions

by Thomas Crawford Chase High School honored our hometown Clemson Champions yesterday. The band played the Clemson fight song, “Tiger Rag.” National Champions Rodney McSwain (#28) and Anthony Chuck McSwain (35) along with Carlos Watkins were recognized for their Championship at Clemson and their continuing contributions for CHASE High. Monday, March 20 was Carlos Watkins […]

REaCH student named Semifinalist for Park Scholarships

REaCH student named Semifinalist for Park Scholarships

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Joah Bickley who attends Rutherford Early College High School (REaCH), program has been named a  Semifinalist for the prestigious Park Scholarships program at North Carolina State University. Candidates were selected from an exceptionally talented pool of nearly 2,150 applicants based on outstanding accomplishments and potential in scholarship, leadership, service, and character.

TJ scholar named as Park Scholarship 2021 Semifinalist

Goutam Gadiraju of Shelby, a senior at Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy, has been named a Class of 2021 Semifinalist for the prestigious Park Scholarships program at North Carolina State University. “Candidates were selected from an exceptionally talented pool of nearly 2,150 applicants based on outstanding accomplishments and potential in scholarship, leadership, […]

Ashley Madison

Ashley Madison

Video of Charleston church shooter in custody in Shelby NC

SHELBY NC – Dylann Storm Roof, 21, was arrested Thursday following the massacre at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church on Wednesday night. He was arrested Thursday in Shelby, North Carolina, about 245 miles north, during a traffic stop, Charleston Police Chief Gregory Mullen said at a news conference. “I am so pleased that we were able […]

County Attorney Still Examining EMS Contract

County Attorney Still Examining EMS Contract

RUTHERFORDTON — Last week’s county commissioners’ meeting included a report on the legality of the Cliffside Fire Department agreement with Rutherford County to provide rent funds for Rutherford County EMS to park an ambulance at their location. Last year, a corporate sponsor had approached interim county manager Bill Eckler about their donation to support emergency […]