Author: Anna Burton

Thirteen new truck drivers graduate 

SPINDALE (June 2, 2022) — Thirteen new truck drivers will hit the road after graduating with commercial certifications and licenses at Isothermal Community College recently. The graduates are Jacob Cleveland, Mario Bell, Catina Brown, Shemar Petty, Richard Felder, Seth Bradley, Jeffery King, Scottie Jackson, Kazuto Byars, Hiromichi Byars, Elizabeth Brown, James Harrington, and Avery…Read More »

Community: Morning Shooting Under Investigation

On May 27, 2022, at 9:38 AM, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a 911 call reporting that someone had been shot on Kelly Road in Forest City. Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to Kelly Road and found a…Read More »

Obituary: Bobby Eugene Jones

Rutherfordton, NC Bobby Eugene Jones was born in Forest City, North Carolina on June 6, 1934 to Ransom and Edith Burleson Jones. Bobby graduated from R.S. Central High School in 1952, where he was proud to have served as Student Body President…Read More »