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Horsehead’s Illegal Wastewater Release furthers concerns over drinking water

Horsehead’s Illegal Wastewater Release furthers concerns over drinking water

Reporter Thomas Crawford We are reposting this article since this news was featured on WLOS yesterday. Please be informed about what is going on in our community.   MOORESBORO – In the wake of the Horsehead Corporation filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, evidence has been discovered that the facility may have skipped a critical checkpoint […]

Out and About: 2-10-16

Thomas Crawford braved the cold today to get out and about. The daffodils are still full bloom here and the “pruned by TandT Landscaping” camellias are about to bloom. Signs of spring are around, but it is still cold. Our new reporter, Tara Riggs, was at the NC Works celebration at Isothermal Community College today […]

Out and About: Forest City

Out and About:  Forest City

                                                       

Water: From Flint, Michigan to Cliffside, N.C.

Water: From Flint, Michigan to Cliffside, N.C.

It is a question I prompt my Environmental Studies students at Gardner-Webb with at the beginning of the study of water. Where does new water come from? The answer, of course, is that there is no new water.  Water cycles from the ground, oceans, trees, and condenses back to the Earth in the form of […]

Out and About 1-21

Out and About 1-21

                                                             

Out and About: Rutherford County Schools

Out and About: Rutherford County Schools

Senior Project Presentations Underway System Wide Canned Food Drive Running   Seniors in the Rutherford County School system, if scheduled for Fall presentation, will be busy with graduation projects this month. The senior project is a culmination of research, fieldwork, and a final presentation of the portfolio. Dates for county high school presentation are as […]

Out and about – December 9, 2015

Out and about – December 9, 2015

Out and About 12-7

Out and About 12-7

    Below:  Food truck from Metrolina Food Bank is unloaded at Caroleen United Methodist Church Monday.

Foothills EMS Grand Opening

Foothills EMS Grand Opening

Emergency response times for the southern end of Rutherford county will be reduced by the opening and operation of the Foothills EMS station.  In addition to serving the local residents, the facility will be located near three schools.  Thomas Jefferson (352 students), CHASE High School (869 students) and Cliffside Elementary (498 students). The Cliffside Steam […]

New Haynes Branch Library

New Haynes Branch Library

New Rutherford County Haynes Branch Library Opens HENRIETTA – The clouds and chill could not dampen the festive atmosphere in Avondale Tuesday. The opening of the Foothills EMS station and Haynes Branch of the Rutherford County Libraries brought out a substantial  number of visitors.  The facilities parking lot as well as the Haynes Baptist Church […]

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