Recycling can be dropped off at any of the 10 Convenience Centers conveniently located throughout Rutherford County. Please download this brochure for information on what the county recycling centers will accept and what they will not take.
ICC Library Isothermal Community College Spindale, NC 828-395-1307
Drivers License & Tags
As of September 3, 2009, all North Carolina driver license offices are participating in the central issuance program. This means that original and renewal driver licenses, learner permits and identification cards are all produced in a central location and mailed to the applicant. Applicants receive a 20-day temporary driving certificate to use while their license is produced and mailed. Most licenses are mailed within five to 10 days.
To apply for a license, visit the North Carolina Driver License Office:
596 Withrow Road Forest City, NC 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM, M - F 828-286-2973
North Carolina vehicle license platesand title transfers can be obtained at the NC License Plate office:
1639 U.S. Highway 74A Bypass, Suite 140 Spindale, NC 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM M - F 828-287-3600
To receive a voter registration form, contact the Rutherford County Board of Elections at:
298 Fairgrounds Road Spindale, NC 828-287-6030
A form can also be completed online by visiting the North Carolina State Board of Elections web site at www.ncsbe.gov.