In The Know

Town of Rutherfordton Wins North Carolina Main Street Award - RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (March 15, 2017): The Town of Rutherfordton received the award for “Best Image-Building Campaign” at the 2017 annual North Carolina Main Street Convention in Shelby, N.C. on March 15, 2017. The North Carolina Main Street & Rural Planning Center is a division of the N.C. Department of Commerce. The award was the result of an image-building campaign implemented […]

It’s a Rutherfordton Carolina Christmas - RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (November 30, 2016): Join us for our Carolina Christmas event in downtown Rutherfordton. Mr. and Mrs. Claus will be in Main Street Park with cookies and choco and our Christmas Market will give you a perfect opportunity to shop for a unique gift. Enjoy the interactive live windows that include Santa’s Workshop and a historic representation of a Colonial […]

Rutherfordton, NC Launches Student Recycling Challenge - RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (October 26, 2016): RUTHERFORDTON, N.C.  (October 26, 2016): The Town of Rutherfordton is motivating students to recycle by introducing a new and engaging “Recycling Challenge” campaign. The goal of the campaign is to challenge students to not only recycle their trash, but to find creative ways to reuse it. Elementary and middle school-aged children are receiving “Recycling Challenge” program […]

2016 NC Small Town of the Year - RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (October 10, 2016): Rutherfordton, N.C. was named 2016 “Outstanding Small Town of the Year” by the N.C. Rural Center in response to the town’s successful marketing and promotional efforts in 2015. With roughly 4,200 residents, Rutherfordton’s marketing initiatives included development of “A Minted Original” town brand, billboard campaign, marketing collateral, trail guides, street banners, two new websites, and […]

Upcoming Events

Mar 23 @ 7:00 pm American Legion
Bingo Night: Hosted by American Legion Post 74 at 7 p.m. at the former Green Hill School, 2501 U.S. Highway 64/74A in Rutherfordton; bingo night will be held every Thursday
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Rutherford County Visual Arts Center
A class for beginners to intermediate artists.  Instructor Linda McGregor is an accomplished watercolorist / artist who is also Art Director for the Visual Arts guild and a graduate of the University of Georgia with a bachelors in fine arts.
Mar 28 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Southern Quarter
Southern Quarter Trivia Tuesday! Our trivia master, Nick Walton, is going to put your knowledge to the test! It’s free to play, just bring your brain and your smartest friends out for a couple of hours of fun. Prizes will be given to the top two teams. The Twisted Pear will have beer specials starting at $1.50! Every Tuesday from[...]
Mar 29 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Visual Arts Center
Every Wednesday from 10:00 – 1:00. Work on a project of your choice. Any medium. Get the benefit of critiques and help from peers.
Mar 30 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Visual Arts Center
Every Thursday from 12:00 to 3:00. Work on a project of your choice. Any medium. Get the benefit of critiques and help from peers.