Author: dbarrick@rutherfordton.net

Town Launches Project Website & Survey for New Town Hall

HELP US PLAN FOR THE FUTURE! The Town of Rutherfordton has proposed a new or renovated building to house their Town Hall and new Downtown Public Space. Two downtown empty sites are being considered as well as a third existing building. All of the options will contribute to the existing Courthouse Square and public downtown … Continued

Green Street to Close for Construction : Monday Jan 22, 2024

The Town of Rutherfordton has been notified by NCDOT and Wright Brothers Construction that beginning Monday, January 22, 2024, Green Street will be Closed between N. Cleghorn Street and Allen Street. Local traffic for those residents living along Green St will have access to their homes however all other traffic is asked to detour around … Continued

Town welcomes Jordan Jones as the new Community Services Director

One of the Town of Rutherfordton’s most visible director positions has been filled just in time for the new hire to hit the ground running at the start of 2024. Jordan Jones has accepted the position with the Town as the Community Services Director and he started his role on Monday, December 18th. As the … Continued

Public Notice, Sale of Town Owned Properties – Bringing Families Home

The Town issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to seek innovative solutions to bring housing back to the Fairview Community. For-profit and non-profit developers were encouraged to submit proposals for 5 lots owned by the Town.. In addition, the Town encouraged interested for-profit and nonprofit parties to assess the site and propose its highest and … Continued

Fairview Park Now Open!

Today community leaders joined the Fairview community to formally reopen 2nd St Park with a fresh new look and a new name! The new Fairview Park features a new basketball with lights, a new picnic shelter, a bathroom, a water fountain, swings, and a totally unique play feature. ┬áThe park project came as part of … Continued

Town Seeks RFQ’s for Design Services for Norris Recreation Complex

The Town of Rutherfordton is requesting qualifications statements from qualified engineering or architectural firms for engineering and design services to provide professional services for the successful completion of the approved Master Plan for the Norris Recreation Complex Phase 1. The Town is a recipient of a Parks & Recreation Trust Fund Grant and this project … Continued

New Main Street Director Begins!

The Town of Rutherfordton is beyond excited to announce Rebecca Blanton as our Main Street Manager to serve as the Executive Director of the Rutherford Town Rising board of directors in the work of connecting and serving our businesses for a stronger economic outcome. Rebecca a Rutherfordton native with a heart for downtown brings a … Continued

Fire Station #2 Breaks Ground

A day over a decade in the making as the Town of Rutherfordton and the Rutherfordton Fire & Rescue Dept broke ground on Fire Station #2 today. Rutherfordton Fire & Rescue Station 2 is now officially under construction at 1701 Baber Rd in Rutherfordton. The new 5,320 sqft building will feature 2 drive-through truck bays … Continued

The Town Manager Releases Recommended Budget for Fiscal Year 2023

The managers recommended budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2022, was formally presented to the Rutherfordton Town Council on May 4, 2022, following North Carolina General Statutes. However, in keeping with our desire to have an informed public, the manager’s recommended budget is available now for public review. … Continued

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