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Lake Lure Flowering Bridge can now be seen by those with visual impairment, blindness
Lake Lure Flowering Bridge can now be seen by those with visual impairment, blindness

Those who lack sight will be now able to "see" all of the lush foliage and flowers on the Lake Lure Flowering Bridge, thanks to a community that worked together to provide a sensory trail.

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RC football splits, Chase  soccer impressing
RC football splits, Chase soccer impressing

Rutherford County split last week on the gridiron and three teams are back at it this coming weekend.

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Neighbor's Pantry offers assistance for those in need
Neighbor's Pantry offers assistance for those in need

Nestled in the Gilkey Community Center is a program that provides food for approximately 400 families per month.

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Ellenboro Fair returns Sept. 20
Ellenboro Fair returns Sept. 20

Ellenboro Elementary's Colfax Free Fair has benefited Ellenboro High, Ellenboro School and Ellenboro Elementary since its beginning in the 1930s. This year the annual event, which serves as a fundraiser for the school, will be held Sept. 20-24 at the old Ellenboro School fairgrounds.

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Outdoor Truths
Outdoor Truths

It's beginning to feel a lot like deer season. The temperatures today will range from the mid-sixties to the mid-seventies.

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Lissie Dellinger age 95
Lissie Dellinger age 95

Lissie Dellinger age 95, passed away at Colonial Manor of Rutherfordton NC on Friday September 16th 2016.

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Listen To Life
Listen To Life

Life's about the little things, isn't it?

I spoke to a group recently, telling stories like this one while coaching them to listen to life. Later I saw a man from the audience in the restroom. He shook my hand firmly, looked me in the eye, and said, "Thank you for what you said. I really enjoyed it and you reminded me of something that I might have forgotten."

"What's that?" I said. I love it when people tell me their stories.

"Well," he said, "when my wife and I were first married, she did something that irritated me. You see, my Mama raised me to always hang the toilet paper so that it fell under the roll. Well, my wife hung the toilet paper so that it fell over the roll."

"So how many arguments did you have about that?" I asked.

"More than a few," he said. "Until one day I realized that life's about the little things and I didn't need to be right every time."

He's right this time, you know. Life is about the little things and you don't have to be right every time. Listen to your life for the little things as you make a life, and not just a living and let somebody else be right occasionally.

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