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  • The managers recommended budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020 was formally presented to the Rutherfordton Town Council on May 1, 2019 in accordance with North Carolina General Statues. However, in keeping with our desire to have an informed public, the managers recommended budget is available now for public review...Read More


  • School's out, summer's in... let the fun begin! Join Rutherfordton Fire & Rescue and Rutherfordton Police Department for a Party in the Park summer kick off event. We will have bounce houses, water fun, touch a truck, sno balls, giveaways, food trucks, and much, much more!...Read More
  • In recognition of their commitment to innovative economic development efforts, their dedication to making Rutherfordton a great small town and their work to market and promote their town, Rutherfordton has been named the 2016 Outstanding Small Town. The award was presented during a ceremony at the N.C. Rural Center’s Rural Assembly on Sept. 26th in Raleigh.  More than a dozen citizens from the town attended....Read More
  • As part of the Town-Wide Enhanced Recycling Program, all recyclable materials can now be co-mingled in your new blue cans . Nearly 80% of your trash can be recycled! For a list of items that can not be recycled, please click here. Please remember to have your recycling on the curb by 7:30AM on your pick up day!...Read More
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