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Rash of breaking and entering vehicles in Rutherfordton

Rash of breaking and entering vehicles in Rutherfordton

RUTHERFORDTON — Rutherfordton police were kept busy on Tuesday with multiple reports of breaking and entering into vehicles. Most of the incidents were on Maple Street, Monfredo, and in the apartments area. Among the items stolen from the cars were a N.C. Vehicle Registration Card, change in a tray, a Visa Debit Card, Iphone 6S, […]

Rutherfordton Armed Robbery at Domino’s

Rutherfordton Armed Robbery at Domino’s

RUTHERFORDTON — An armed robbery took place today just before 1 a.m. at Domino’s Pizza on N. Washington Street in Rutherfordton. Several suspects entered the restaurant through an unsecured doorway and demanded money from the general manager. The robbers got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. Detectives with Rutherfordton Police Department are working the investigation. Anyone with […]

Rutherfordton Town Council Highlights — February 2, 2017

Rutherfordton Town Council Highlights — February 2, 2017

RUTHERFORDTON — Rutherfordton Town Council met Wednesday evening to conduct Town business. Parked outside was the Town’s new Call Out Truck. Mayor Jimmy Dancy, had proclaimed January 31, 2017, as “ COURAGE DAY” in and throughout the Town of Rutherfordton, and call on all citizens to celebrate this day in recognition and appreciation of the […]

Local bail bondsman faces multiple charges

Local bail bondsman faces multiple charges

RUTHERFORDTON — He’s used to putting up the money to get suspected criminals out of jail, but a local bail bondsman found himself in jail several times facing multiple charges. Shannon Curtis, working for Teddy Bail Bonds out of Shelby, is charged with felony conversion, injury to real property and possession of marijuana paraphernalia. Additionally Curtis […]

Local Writers at Amendment 21

Local Writers at Amendment 21

RUTHERFORDTON – Almost every evening Rutherfordton Main Street reveals our community. On this night there was a creative eclectic buzz at Amendment 21 – the local authors were there. Everyone loves a story. To find the drive and commitment to put pen to paper – oops – fingers to word processor- is quite an accomplishment. Matt Daigle, […]

Out and about – December 9, 2015

Out and about – December 9, 2015

Out and About – Tis the Season!

Out and About – Tis the Season!

We have to wonder why Forest City gets all the attention for their absolutely fabulous light display and Christmas celebration. Carriage rides, hot chocolate, and twinkly lit streets have their place, but Rutherfordton has its own magical floating Christmas trees. Yes, folks, you heard it right. Rutherfordton’s Christmas trees float ABOVE the street and like […]

Update on Cedar Street housefire

Update on Cedar Street housefire

RUTHERFORDTON – The house fire and explosion on Cedar Street on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 resulted in one fatality. Russell Lee Martin died at the scene. His wife and children made it safely from the scene. Memorial donations may be made for the Martin Family Fund through HomeTrust Bank. Two Rutherfordton Police Officers who were first […]

Rutherfordton Town Council meeting updates

Rutherfordton Town Council meeting updates

RUTHERFORDTON – Rutherfordton Town Council received updates on the WiFi project, sign approvals, status reports and made two resolutions to honor the Constitution and William Dixon Hawkins, Jr. Town Manager Doug Barrick reported that two new signs, both for breweries planning to open in downtown were approved. Also in the council business was a proposal to […]

The Purple Martin Trail

RUTHERFORDTON —The Town Council of Rutherfordton made their priorities clear in their planning workshop last week-their vision is making outdoor recreation a top priority. Their vision is reviving a vision of an active life into the community. In the revealing of the Master Plan report in 2006, walking trails, a YMCA, an amphitheatre, and a […]

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