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TJCA will not have prayer on their graduation agenda

TJCA will not have prayer on their graduation agenda

MOORESBORO – Clayton Fowler addressed the Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy School Board in March challenging the legality of the prayer offered at graduation services. Fowler charged the North Carolina Charter School with failing to adhere to the Establishment Clause which protects federally funded institutions from excessive entanglement with religion. Fowler requested that there be no prayer […]

Jupiter at Its Best—April 7, 2017

Jupiter at Its Best—April 7, 2017

Jupiter at Its Best—April 7 Look for Jupiter to be at its best and brightest of the entire year. The largest planet in the solar system officially reaches opposition—meaning it is on the opposite side of the sky from the sun—and will appear to be the largest disc in the sky, visible from sundown to […]

Bostic Lincoln Festival Saturday

Bostic Lincoln Festival Saturday

BOSTIC – The annual Bostic Lincoln Spring Festival is Saturday, April 8, 2017. Come join the festivities from 10 – 5 p.m. Honest Abe, an exciting new documentary regarding the birth of Abraham Lincoln in Western North Carolina, is available at the center. Come explore whether Abraham Lincoln was born at Lincoln Hill near Bostic.

Foothills Conservancy hike at Bear Den

Foothills Conservancy hike at Bear Den

WHAT: Hike at Bear Den WHO: Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina WHERE: Bear Den Property, McDowell County WHEN: Saturday, April 22 • 10:30 a.m. COST: Free to Foothills Conservancy members. Non-members $10. RSVP: RSVP required. RSVP by Tuesday, April 18 by emailing 
bwillardpatton@foothillsconservancy.org or calling 828-437-9930. MORGANTON, N.C.—On Saturday, April 22, Foothills Conservancy of North […]

Spring Break at Rutherford County Library

Spring Break at Rutherford County Library

Spring Break at Rutherford County Library is going to be EPIC!!! We have Breakout Rooms available for 3rd grade – Adults, Make It Grow Kids program, RONALD McDONALD, and a Shred Truck is coming for personal shredding. Call 828-287-6115 for more information on any of these events. Registration is REQUIRED for all Breakout Room Sessions.

Severe weather safety reminders

Severe weather safety reminders

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM SAFETY REMINDERS… An outbreak of severe thunderstorms is expected across the area later today and tonight. Widespread damaging winds and large hail, as well as isolated tornadoes, will be possible. One of two of these tornadoes could be strong. It is important that you pay close attention to the weather today. Consider postponing unnecessary […]

American Legion to hold Gun Show

American Legion to hold Gun Show

GREEN HILL — Gun enthusiasts! Don’t forget to mark your calendar! The American Gun Show is April 22 & 23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Old Green Hill School, 2501 US 64 / 74A Highway, Rutherfordton, NC 28139. For more information, call 828-395-2223 or send an email to AmericanLegion74@att.net. Admission is $5 and […]

ShalomFest on Saturday

ShalomFest on Saturday

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Shalom. Come enjoy Jewish food, music and culture during ShalomFest 2017. The free festival will be held Saturday at the Temple of Israel in Greenville. ShalomFest is free to attend and will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 400 Spring Forest Road in Greenville. Food is one of the […]

World Equestrian Games releases logo

World Equestrian Games releases logo

OMAHA, N.E. – Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) unveiled the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 (FEI WEG) event logo at the 2017 FEI World Cup™ Finals in Omaha, N.E., on Friday, March 31. Held every four years in the middle of the Olympic cycle, the 2018 FEI WEG will be held September 11-23 at […]

Visit Great Smoky Mountains to see the total eclipse of the sun

Visit Great Smoky Mountains to see the total eclipse of the sun

On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will be visible along a roughly 67-mile wide path across the United States from Oregon to South Carolina. For more information on the Great American Solar Eclipse, check out NASA’s website. Surrounding Communities Path of totality in Great Smoky Mountains National Park Where can I see the […]