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March 2017

Town of Rutherfordton Wins North Carolina Main Street Award

By | March 20th, 2017|event, Leadership, Rutherford County|

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 [...]

November 2016

It’s a Rutherfordton Carolina Christmas

By | November 30th, 2016|event|

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 [...]

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October 2016

Rutherfordton, NC Launches Student Recycling Challenge

By | October 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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2016 NC Small Town of the Year

By | October 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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September 2016

Annual Hilltop Fall Festival

By | September 7th, 2016|event|

RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (September 2016):  The Hilltop Festival is held the first Saturday of October in our historic Downtown and is our favorite way to usher in fall. This is one of the most popular festivals of the year and is a true family-favorite. Why you'll "fall" in love with this festival... Rutherfordton's history comes alive when The Overmountain Victory Trail [...]

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Play Prints Kids Can’t Resist

By | September 6th, 2016|Activity|

RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (September 2016): Rutherfordton continues to develop ways for locals and visitors to get outside and interact with both nature and each other. The newest activity is the installation of Play Prints at Crestview Park. Located at the beginning of the Purple Martin Greenway, Crestview Park has long been a gathering place for outdoor fun as it boasts a [...]

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July 2016

Rutherfordton, N.C. a Main Street America Community

By | July 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (July 2016): The Town of Rutherfordton in conjunction with Rutherford Town Revitalization (RTR) is pleased to announce that Downtown Rutherfordton as been recognized as an accredited Main Street America by Main Street America This accreditation is an honor for our Downtown and speaks to the efforts of the Town & RTR to renew our Downtown!  Main Street America [...]

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April 2016

Town of Rutherfordton, N.C. Launches Four New Trails

By | April 29th, 2016|Activity|

RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (APRIL 29, 2016): Located in western North Carolina, the Town of Rutherfordton is introducing four new trails just in time for spring strolls and family outings. The four trails include the Gold Mile, Historic Downtown Walking Tour, Kid's Main Street Safari and Purple Martin Greenway. The public is invited to attend a ribbon cutting to officially launch the [...]

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Rutherfordton, N.C. Kicks Off Spring with Three-Day Celebration this May 5-7

By | April 4th, 2016|event|

RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (April 4, 2016): Downtown Rutherfordton is welcoming spring with a major three-day celebration that starts on Thursday, May 5 with a 20th anniversary fiesta followed by Rutherfordton’s spring music series on Friday, and wraps with a full-day street festival on Saturday. From civil war history and antebellum homes to eclectic restaurants and an amazing museum for kids of [...]

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October 2015

A Journey Back in Time on the Cherry Bounce Trail

By | October 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|

Many of us that were born and raised in Rutherfordton often forget all the fantastic history that surrounds us everyday.  From the stores that we shop that have been around for centuries to our favorite hilltop we sled down in the winter that was once a famous battleground, we are surrounded by such a rich heritage that has become part of [...]

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