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PANGAEA Internet offers fiber optic splicing scholarship

PANGAEA Internet offers fiber optic splicing scholarship

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY PANGAEA Internet is a nonprofit internet service provider and is offering scholarships to Polk and Rutherford county residents to attend Fiber Optic Splicing training on July 18 – 21, 2017 in Spartanburg, SC. APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JUNE 5, 2017Visithttp://www.pangaea.us/pangaea-scholarship-program-and-application/ to learn more and submit your application. Questions:  Carolyn Whitehead PANGAEA Office Administrator carolyn@e-polk.org This […]

Students invited to Summer Music Ensemble 

Students invited to Summer Music Ensemble 

Summer Music Ensemble Instructor: Johnathan Jones, Music/Humanities Rutherford and Polk County High School and College students are invited to participate in this summer instrumental ensemble. The ensemble will meet for 1 week, and perform a variety of musical selections at a Saturday afternoon concert in June. Chair order within each section will be established by […]

RC to remove vehicle emissions test effective in Oct.

RC to remove vehicle emissions test effective in Oct.

RALEIGH, N.C.  – Rutherford County will become one of the North Carolina counties not required to conduct vehicle emissions testing later this year.  Gov. Roy Cooper signed into law the release of emissions testing in vehicle inspection in 26 more counties.  North Carolina environmental officials say the state’s air has become clean enough that only 22 of […]

Asheville VeganFest takes a bite out of downtown in June

Asheville VeganFest takes a bite out of downtown in June

Asheville VeganFest takes a bite out of downtown in June Asheville, North Carolina — Asheville VeganFest expects 10,000 visitors to gather downtown this June in celebration of a plant-based lifestyle and compassionate living. “Asheville has been named one of the top cities in the country for vegan living, so it’s the perfect setting for this […]

FOOTHILLS CONSERVANCY HOSTS BEGINNER BIRDING OUTING MAY 21

FOOTHILLS CONSERVANCY HOSTS BEGINNER BIRDING OUTING  MAY 21

FOOTHILLS CONSERVANCY HOSTS BEGINNER BIRDING OUTING ON MORGANTON GREENWAYS, MAY 21 MORGANTON, N.C.—On Sunday, May 21, Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina hosts a beginner birding outing with guides Jane Gantt and Julia Mode on the Catawba River and Freedom Trail greenways in Morganton. These greenway trails are familiar for walkers as a place to exercise, […]

Meet Paula Deen, Queen of Southern cooking in Greenville Thursday

Meet Paula Deen, Queen of Southern cooking in Greenville Thursday

GREENVILLE, S.C. —Paula Deen will be signing books and taking pictures with her fans on Thursday at Jeff Lynch Appliance and TV Center on Roper Mountain Road. She will signing her cookbook “CUT THE FAT”s from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Fans can also enter to win a set of Paula Deen Cookware. The author, […]

RC Schools graduation dates

RC Schools graduation dates

RCS Announces 2017 Graduation Dates Rutherford County Schools has announced the graduation dates for each of the district high school’s Class of 2017. Rutherford Early College High School (Held at The Foundation at ICC) Friday, May 12, 2017 –  7:00 PM Chase High School Friday, June 9, 2017 – 8:00 PM R-S Central High School Saturday, […]

Union Mills Post Office reopening process begins

Union Mills Post Office reopening process begins

UNION MILLS — An overflow crowd came to support a U.S. Post Office in Union Mills at Monday’s commissioner meeting. Kurtis Bullard of the USPS explained the process to re-open a facility within the community. The process to reopen a facility could take one to two years according to Ballard. Already there have been searches […]

Animal Control Services to host rabies clinic on May 10, 2017

Animal Control Services to host rabies clinic on May 10, 2017

Animal Control Services to host rabies clinic on May 10, 2017 Animal Control Services will be hosting a Rabies Clinic on May 10, 2017 at the shelter, 578 Laurel Hill Drive Rutherfordton, NC 28139, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Prices will be $5 for a one-year rabies vaccine. Dogs and cats must be three […]

Free admission to KidSenses at Mayfest

Free admission to KidSenses at Mayfest

FREE ADMISSION TO KIDSENSES AT ANNUAL MAYFEST FESTIVAL IN RUTHERFORDTON Town of Rutherfordton and KidSenses Partner to Welcome Visitors During Annual Spring Festival! RUTHERFORDTON  – The Town of Rutherfordton wants to ensure that everyone has a “play date” on May 6. Thanks to the support of the town, all visitors can enjoy the museum at […]

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