Welcome to Rutherford County, North Carolina!

If you are looking for local news, events, weather or other local features, you have come to the right place.

Looking for a local business? Click on one of the cities below for business and city area information.

Bostic Caroleen Chimney Rock
Cliffside Ellenboro Forest City
Harris Henrietta Lake Lure
Rutherfordton Spindale Union Mills

Smart Quote Finder  

Map of Rutherford County, North Carolina

 


Categories in Rutherford County, North Carolina

Bostic Categories Caroleen Categories Chimney Rock Categories Cliffside Categories Ellenboro Categories Forest City Categories Harris Categories Henrietta Categories Lake Lure Categories Rutherfordton Categories Spindale Categories Union Mills Categories  
 

News in Rutherford County, North Carolina

‘Breaking Bad’ dolls pulled from stores in North Carolina
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:09:35 -0700

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C. — “Breaking Bad” figurine dolls have been causing a controversy across the country — and now they are being pulled from store shelves, including in North Carolina. Both Walmart and Toys R’ Us have stopped selling figurines modeled after characters in the popular ‘Breaking Bad’ television series. Toys R’ Us announced it […]

Children find gun in NC woods, one child shot in buttocks
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 11:09:40 -0700

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Authorities said a 7-year-old child was shot in the buttocks after a group of children found a gun inside a backpack in the North Carolina woods. WYFF reported that the child, two family members and a neighbor found a backpack in the woods with a gun inside Wednesday afternoon in Rutherford […]

More than 50 dogs, 6 cats rescued from suspected puppy mill
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 13:36:19 -0700

One of the dogs rescued from a suspected puppy mill in Henrietta. (Chris Keane/AP Images for The Humane Society) Published: Friday, October 3, 2014 at 04:27 PM.

More than 50 dogs, 6 cats rescued from suspected NC puppy mill
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 18:24:33 -0700

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C. — More than 50 dogs and six cats were rescued from a suspected puppy mill in Rutherford County, according to WSOC-TV. Investigators said they found a woman who was charged in 2002 with animal cruelty was selling the dogs online through various websites. Authorities said they became concerned after they responded to […]

UPDATE: 35 NC counties under tornado watch until 10 p.m.
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 07:20:51 -0700

UPDATE, 2:15 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 14: The tornado watch has been extended until 10 p.m. for 35 counties in North Carolina, including many counties in WNC (for full list, see below). A tornado warning has been issued for Alexander, Burke, Caldwell and Catawba counties. From the National Weather Service: Tornado Warning: The National Weather Service […]

Deputies: 7-year-old accidentally shot after gun found in NC woods
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 12:40:09 -0700

A 7-year-old girl was taken to the hospital after being accidentally shot by another juvenile in some North Carolina woods Wednesday, deputies said.

Education, tax rates on ballot in Macon
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:50:58 -0700

State issues are trickling down to the election debate surrounding the Macon County commissioners’ races. Three of the five seats are open, bringing out a total of six candidates looking for a place on the board.

U.S. ruling could determine legality of searches after misinterpreting the law
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 22:00:05 -0700

Published: Monday, October 6, 2014 at 09:40 PM. It’s not a moving violation to drive a car with a faulty taillight in North Carolina. Many people aren’t aware of that, including law enforcement.

What's new with Keith Rendleman? Lots
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 20:46:02 -0700

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Keith Rendleman is one of the best basketball players to ever suit up for UNCW. One day his jersey may hang high in the rafters at Trask Coliseum. Rendleman had a knack for slam dunks and rebounds and he's taking his talents to Switzerland. "Lugano Tigers." Rendleman said. "It's the top league in Switzerland. They won the championship last season. They're one of the most ...

Chase closing three branches in Bergen
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:37:02 -0700

JPMorgan Chase Bank, which has more Bergen County branches than any other depository, plans to close three of them in November, the company said.