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.  The 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

Secure your spot now for the 2022 Hilltop Fall Festival

The Hilltop Fall Festival is one of the longest-running events in Western NC and is held on the first Saturday of October in downtown Rutherfordton. It is our favorite way to usher in fall and one of the most popular festivals of the season. A true family favorite, and now is your time to secure … Continued

Election Season Reminders from the Town

In the heart of this election season, we would like to take the time to reassure you that the Town of Rutherfordton is a non-partisan organization, and our elected leadership are not affiliated with any parties on the ballot, rather are elected by their platform to serve. It is also important to reiterate that while … Continued

Town to Host Free Drive- Thru COVID Vaccine Clinic

The Community Health Council of Rutherford County in partnership with the Town of Rutherfordton will be hosting a free drive-through COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic. The FEMA Mobile Vaccination Team will be administering the shots at the Rutherfordton Public Works Facility (230. North Cleghorn St)  as a drive-thru-style event. Participants will be able to stay in the … Continued

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