Sgt. Ben Morgan of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged David Allen Whittington, 21, address listed as Foxhound Drive in Nebo, with injury to real property. On Tuesday, July 14, Whittington was housed in the McDowell County jail. He broke a window in one of the cells.
An earthquake with magnitude 5.1 occurred 2 km SSE of Sparta, North Carolina at 12:07:37.78 UTC on Aug 9, 2020 … (8 A.m. approximately) Reports coming in from: Golden Valley, Rutherfordton, Forest City, Henrietta, and Union Mills of houses shaking.
Transition enables foundation to direct more resources toward meeting community needs; RRHS will continue to focus on delivering high quality care and services as part of Duke LifePoint Rutherfordton, N.C., August 5, 2020 — The RHI Legacy Foundation today announced that it has redeemed its ownership interest in Rutherford Regional Health System (RRHS) to Duke […]
By Greg Childress, NC Policy Watch Last year, after four consecutive years of poor academic performance, state lawmakers rewarded North Carolina’s virtual charter school pilot program with an extension that allows its two schools to operate through the 2022-23 school year. The pilot program created in 2015 was supposed to end after the 2018-19 […]
Spindale – The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded Isothermal Community College a $5,000 grant to support adult literacy. This local grant is part of more than $8.6 million in grants awarded to more than 950 schools, nonprofits and organizations across the communities Dollar General serves. “The impact of adult literacy education extends beyond the […]
The Lake Lure Town Council held a series of Community Forums on 7/28/20. The purpose of the meeting was to share information on the Town’s extensive plans for the Lake Lure Dam renovations, Sewer System rehabilitation, and Lake maintenance. Protecting and maintaining our community requires an aggressive plan to foster federal and state support, promote […]
The Town of Rutherfordton is pleased to announce the appointment of Sarah Ross as Director of the Norris Library, effective August 10, 2020. A distinguished librarian, Mrs. Ross has spent the last 7 years with the Cleveland County Library System and currently holds a BS in Media Studies from UNC Greensboro, along with vast knowledge […]
Recently, the White House named Jill Francis, a teacher at Chase High School, a recipient of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). PAEMST are the nation’s highest honors for teachers of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or computer science. With this award, Mrs. Francis will receive $10,000 from the National Science […]
By Greg Childress, NC POLICY WATCH Mark Johnson, State SuperintendentRoughly one million of the state’s K-12 students will attend school remotely to start the new school year, State Superintendent Mark Johnson said Tuesday. Johnson made the comment during a remote Council of State Meeting. “Right now, we’re on track for two out of every three students in our […]