Category: Town News

Spindale-Rutherfordton Christmas Parade To Return December 3rd, 2022

(Rutherfordton, NC) – The Town of Spindale and Town of Rutherfordton are pleased to announce the return of the annual Spindale-Rutherfordton Christmas Parade! This annual parade will return on the first Saturday in December, marching down Spindale at 3:30 pm and through Rutherfordton at 5:00 pm. The Town of Rutherfordton invites all parade participants and … Continued

Rutherfordton, Spindale, NCDOT Awarded $20.4 Million Federal RAISE Grant

Rutherfordton and Spindale will directly benefit from the federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, as the Partners Project was recently approved for federal funding. This project, funded by a RAISE grant (Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity), is designed to transform the Charlotte Road, Rutherfordton, and Main Street Spindale corridor into a “complete street.” The funding, … Continued

New Recreation Opportunities Coming to Rutherfordton Through Independent Contract Instructor Handbook

The Town of Rutherfordton is proud to announce new possibilities for recreation for our citizens through the Independent Contract Instructor Handbook! This new opportunity opens up our facilities and reservation software beyond just facility reservations- we are adding instructor-led classes! We hope to maintain a robust offering of activities, services, and resources that fosters a … Continued

Just Announced: Until It’s Done Celebration on September 9th, 2022

Join the Town of Rutherfordton in the first Until It’s Done Celebration to raise awareness about Cystic Fibrosis through a Community Wellness Fair, Duck Dash Derby, and Movies in the Park. Cystic fibrosis is an inherited life-threatening disorder that causes the mucus in the body to be thicker, which ultimately damages the lungs and digestive … Continued

Town Council Votes to Approve FY23 Budget in 3-1 Vote

The Town Council recently passed the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Budget in a 3-1 vote. While this new budget does raise the property tax rate  5 cents from $0.54 to $0.59 for the coming year, it continues to provide high-quality services and program expansion amid rising inflation and a tough labor market. The cost of providing … 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

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