Category: Community Development News

A Reply to “What’s the deal with Mayfest”

Hello my name is Rick Segal, I am the current President of RTR, Rutherford Town Rising. I have lived in Rutherfordton for a little over 5 years. I have also been an RTR board member for almost 5 years. I am engaged in the community via multiple roles and organizations like the Rutherford Garden Club, … Continued

So- What’s the Deal With Mayfest?

As the slight smells of spring begin to creep around the town, it might bring back some memories of kettle corn and the beloved balloons of the Annual Mayfest celebration in Rutherfordton. Mayfest was created many years ago to be a street festival filled with arts and crafts for the community, hosted by Rutherford Town … Continued

Town Departments Change to New Monthly Reporting Dashboard

As stated in the 2021 Action Plan, the Town of Rutherfordton strives to maintain transparent communication with the public to remain accountable and efficient in our operations. In efforts to accomplish this goal, we have officially updated our monthly reporting format to include more measures of success within each department, as well as tracking to … Continued

Kiwanis Park Update 11/16

Each time we drive by Kiwanis Park, we get more and more excited for the park to be finally completed. We are so proud to announce that we met our goal of connecting Crestview Park to Kiwanis Park with the recent completion of the Purple Martin Greenway. It is officially paved the entire way! Other exciting … Continued

Kiwanis Park Update 10/20

Here’s another Kiwanis Park aerial update! There’s only a few weeks left before it’s Grand Opening, and we cannot be more excited. Go by and check it out on the corner of Main Street and Green Street! #1Town1Team

Kiwanis Park Progress Update 9/28/20

As October quickly approaches, we are so excited to share the progress of Kiwanis Park. While we are unable to meet our original deadline of the beginning of October due to the construction delays caused by the Covid shutdowns, we are pleased with the hard work being placed into the park by our contractor and … Continued

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