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Another broken promise at Cleghorn Gun Club at Tryon Resort

Another broken promise at Cleghorn Gun Club at Tryon Resort

RUTHERFORDTON – The Cleghorn Gun Club is still causing noise problems for its neighbors. RC Catalyst received yet another notice of another broken promise to one of the Gun Club’s neighbors. Donna Hughes wrote us: … I was personally promised March 6th [2017] by Sharon Decker that they had decided that immediately the gun club would […]

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, […]

COLUMN: Conflicts of Interest with education and charter schools

COLUMN: Conflicts of Interest with education and charter schools

Who is looking out for fairness for the average resident of Rutherford County? A simple question with a complex answer. Last election there was a change of cast and I am glad to report there are some elected officials actually putting the needs of the county first in their priorities. The county commissioners had a […]

Editorial: Our staff abroad

Editorial: Our staff abroad

While we receive many requests for free publicity, hard luck stories to promote or even local entertainment, we have opted not to choose one over another. However, all hard lines must be flexible as well. Life itself is not rigid. There are a lot of people who work to make RC Catalyst’s news timely and […]

April Fools: Fake News is not always funny

April Fools: Fake News is not always funny

Our April Fools edition is the one day we publish fake news with a disclaimer at both the top and bottom of the article. However, most everyone accepted it well when the joke was on them. We attempted to make it clear that this was fake news. Not everyone announces when they post fake news. […]

Out and About – March 29, 2017

Out and About – March 29, 2017

The weather outside is lovely. You can feel Spring coming into being. The world is renewing herself. Enjoy.

Listen to the Mockingbird

Listen to the Mockingbird

Every year the mocking bird takes up its post on top of the holly tree by the driveway. If you carefully part the pointed leaves you will find her nest about half-way down. And for the mockingbird,  morning begins at five a.m. At least her song does. Today when I came out the door she […]

Out and About – March 20, 2017

Out and About – March 20, 2017

Shaking my head here – there is no such of a thing as a normal day in court. Most of the time district court time means lots of sitting and waiting. Sitting and waiting while attorneys come in and go out of the room. People are called to stand in line before the bar awaiting […]

Guest Editorial : It’s Your Right, It’s Your Business

Guest Editorial : It’s Your Right, It’s Your Business

It’s Your Right, It’s Your Business By Jim Zachary CNHI Regional Editor Editor, The Valdosta Daily Times Every action of government is your business. Every document held in government halls is your piece of paper. Every penny spent by government is your money. From the courthouse to the statehouse to the White House, government belongs […]

Media groups push back after fake news defined US elections

Media groups push back after fake news defined US elections

By AREK SARKISSIAN USA TODAY Network The Baltimore Gazette had its share of scoops leading up to the 2016 presidential election. But one stands out: Every presidential race since John F. Kennedy’s election was rigged. That blockbuster story spread quickly across social media, with readers praising the Gazette for having the guts to report “the […]

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