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Celebrating 35 Years.... A Giant Among Us!
Celebrating 35 Years.... A Giant Among Us!
   Throughout the United States, and even the world, there are not too many areas or counties that make the claim which is a bragging right exclusive to Rutherford County. Specifically, that Rutherford County is home to not one, but three world championships, all held by one man. His name is Ray Rice!
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Facebook Makes  Rutherford County A Friend!
Thomas J. Furlong, Director of Site Operations came from his offices in Palo Alto, California to celebrate the special occasion.
Facebook Makes Rutherford County A Friend!
   To everyone in Rutherford County, it was a momentous occasion. The answer to prayers and hopes! A major corporation, Facebook, will build a multi million dollar data center just on Route 74 in Forest City (the former Mako Marine site). Facebook is the leading social networking service connecting more than 500 million people, worldwide.
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Kathy Mattea performs at the Foundation
Kathy Mattea
Kathy Mattea performs at the Foundation
Continuing a long-standing and successful holiday tour tradition, Kathy Mattea brings her spiritual and eclectic Christmas music program, “Songs and the Season” to the Foundation Performing Arts Center on Saturday, December 4th at 7:30 PM.
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Entertainment

Did You Realize...
Did You Realize...
Another Famous North Carolinian...  Tom DiCillo Film Director,  Screenwriter, Cinematographer
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Rutherford County Cooks
Rutherford County Cooks

This Weeks Recipes Submitted By Helen Silver • Vicky Blanton • Lynda Hoyle

I have always thought that unique offerings during the holidays starts family traditions. With this in mind I’m going to the kitchen to make three unique recipes, which I want to share with you for the holidays. Let’s get started with HELEN SILVER’S BROCCOLI BREAD. I’m using recipes from Big Springs Baptist Church’s “PLEASURES FROM THE GOOD EARTH”  cookbook.

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Slideshow

Friday, November 19th • 7pm Gardner-Webb University
Friday, November 19th • 7pm Gardner-Webb University
Tickets $10
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Meet Rutherford Hospital’s Pet Therapy Dogs
Reynard visits with employee Amelia Newton as owner Cathy Watson looks on.
Meet Rutherford Hospital’s Pet Therapy Dogs
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THE Rutherford Outdoor Coalition Presents $800 to benefit the work of Rutherford Housing Partnership
THE Rutherford Outdoor Coalition Presents $800 to benefit the work of Rutherford Housing Partnership
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THIS WEEK’S LUCKY $100 WINNER!
THIS WEEK’S LUCKY $100 WINNER!
We congratulate our “Lucky Reader of the Week”, Maggie Pruett
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Opinion

Listen To Life
Do you anticipate?

My family and I went to a theme park. They had changed the rides since I’d been last so it was pretty cool riding them for the first time.

One of my “first-time” rides was one where they strap you in with this over-the-shoulder harness, take you straight up about 160 feet, then drop you so that you’re going about 58 mph, then stop you just before you hit the ground. You’ve probably had a nightmare similar to this ride, the one where you wake up just before you die, hitting the ground.
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Obituaries

Miss Doris Geraldine McEntire, 67
Miss Doris Geraldine McEntire, 67, of 166 Marie Cothenia Drive, Forest City, NC, passed away Wednesday, November 10, 2010.
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Miss Sallie Henson, 78
Miss Sallie Henson, 78, of Wilson, NC passed away Friday, November 12,  2010.
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Mr. Claude Worth Brooks, 89
Mr. Claude Worth Brooks, 89, of Ellenboro, NC, passed away Thursday, November 11,  2010.
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Mr. Murphy Alan Terry, 44
Mr. Murphy Alan Terry, 44, of 841 Jack McKinney Road, Harris, NC, passed away Monday, November 8,  2010.
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Mr. Robert Rutherford Trout, 87
Mr. Robert Rutherford Trout, 87, of 545 Chase High Rd., Forest City, NC, passed away Sunday, November 7,  2010.
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Mrs. Betty Pearson Hill, 81
Mrs. Betty Pearson Hill, 81, of 398 Beason Road, Mooresboro, NC, passed away Tuesday, November 9,  2010.
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Mrs. Beverly Hawkins Bridges, 62
Mrs. Beverly Hawkins Bridges, 62, of 700 Self Street, Cherryville, NC, (formerly of Ellenboro, NC) passed away Sunday, November 14, 2010.
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Mrs. Doris Lee Hastings Solon, 85
Mrs. Doris Lee Hastings Solon, 85, of Sugartown, Louisiana, (formerly of Rutherford County, NC) passed away Saturday, November 6,  2010.
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Mrs. Mattie Owens Newton Kirby, 88
Mrs. Mattie Owens Newton Kirby, 88, of Huntersville, NC, passed away Saturday, November 13,  2010.
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Ms. Vera Ellen Silver Fletcher, 79
Ms. Vera Ellen Silver Fletcher, 79, of 1410 East Gaston Street, Lincolnton, NC, (formerly of Forest City) passed away Tuesday, November 9,  2010.
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
 I’ve recently been reminded of a turkey hunt back in the spring. Yeah, I know it’s deer season and what I’m reminded of happens in deer season as well, but my turkey account is more prominent in my mind.
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Church News

Church Happenings 11/18/10-11/23/10
Church Happenings 11/18/10-11/23/10
Expect a Miracle Ministry
Gospel singing featuring the Griggs Family Fri. Nov. 26, 6pm. Free food. Also, we are seeking a piano player for Sunday services, anyone interested please call 828-460-1286 or 704-434 2280. 115 Capri Park Dr. Ellenboro.

Johnson Memorial Baptist Church
Revival Nov. 29-Dec. 4, 7pm each night. Located at 129 Groce St. Forest City.
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Community News

Rutherford Weekly Community News 11/18/10-11/23/10
Rutherford Weekly Community News 11/18/10-11/23/10
American Red Cross Events & Class Schedule
•First Aid Sat. Nov. 20, 8:30pm-Until. Preventing Disease Transmission. All classes must be paid in advance. Info: 828-287-5916. 838 Oakland Rd. Forest City.

Turkey Supper
Bill’s Creek Community Center in Lake Lure on Sat. Nov. 20, 4pm. Adults $9, kids ages 4-12, $5. Take-out available. Annual raffle to benefit: Bill’s Creek Volunteer Fire Dept. Tickets, $1 each, 1st prize $500. Info: 828-625-5517.
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