Town of Spindale

The Story is Just Beginning

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Spindale Revitalization Underway, Thanks to our Community Partners:

Habitat For Humanity Rutherford County NC - Rutherford Housing Partnership - Dogwood Health Trust - Stonecutter Foundation

Spindale, North Carolina

Town of Spindale

We invite you to explore the pages of our website. There is information for residents, visitors, and potential business owners to be found.

Board of Commissioner Meeting Minutes and Agendas and other public information is updated regularly. Please find Zoning Ordinance information, a Calendar of Events, Job Openings, and other useful information throughout.

Mayor's Welcome

Welcome to the Town of Spindale's website. I hope that the information provided will be helpful and informative. I extend my wishes that you will visit our town and see the benefits and easy living that a small town in Western North Carolina can provide.

Spindale has a long history of being a textile community, but as the economy changes, we are moving forward to meet the challenges of the future. I invite all individuals, industries, or businesses to visit our small town with a big heart and see for yourself the many benefits of living and working here.

- Mayor Mickey Bland

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About Spindale

Born out of the textile industry in 1923, the Town of Spindale is woven from the fabric of small-town charm, passionate resilience and appreciation for community.

Located in the Blue Ridge Foothills, Spindale’s welcoming community spirit is accented by the scenic beauty that surrounds the town.

Selected by the North Carolina Department of Commerce as a participant of the 2019 Downtown Strong Initiative, Spindale is pushing forward to an exciting future.

Come visit Spindale and see for yourself!

Click the above photo to view the 2022 Spindale Land Use Draft Plan

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 viewers to attend the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Rutherford County Courthouse Lawn.

Line-up for the Spindale parade begins at 2:00 pm on Elm Street. After the Spindale Parade concludes, the parade participants will travel down Railroad Avenue, convening on Green Street in Rutherfordton. The parade will move South down Main Street, and disband in the parking lot of Gregory’s Restaurant.

Organizations, businesses, groups, and others interested in participating in the parades will need to fill out a parade application. Parade applications are available online at There is no registration fee associated with this event.

Garbage and Recycle Pickup Schedule

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Holiday Alternate Garbage and Recycle Pickup Schedule

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Rutherford County Economic Development Investor Spotlight

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