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November 18, 2010.
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!
Thomas J. Furlong, Director of Site Operations came from his offices in Palo Alto, California to celebrate the special occasion.
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.
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.
Reynard visits with employee Amelia Newton as owner Cathy Watson looks on.
We congratulate our “Lucky Reader of the Week”, Maggie Pruett
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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.
Miss Doris Geraldine McEntire, 67, of 166 Marie Cothenia Drive, Forest City, NC, passed away Wednesday, November 10, 2010.
Miss Sallie Henson, 78, of Wilson, NC passed away Friday, November 12, 2010.
Mr. Claude Worth Brooks, 89, of Ellenboro, NC, passed away Thursday, November 11, 2010.
Mr. Murphy Alan Terry, 44, of 841 Jack McKinney Road, Harris, NC, passed away Monday, November 8, 2010.
Mr. Robert Rutherford Trout, 87, of 545 Chase High Rd., Forest City, NC, passed away Sunday, November 7, 2010.
Mrs. Betty Pearson Hill, 81, of 398 Beason Road, Mooresboro, NC, passed away Tuesday, November 9, 2010.
Mrs. Beverly Hawkins Bridges, 62, of 700 Self Street, Cherryville, NC, (formerly of Ellenboro, NC) passed away Sunday, November 14, 2010.
Mrs. Doris Lee Hastings Solon, 85, of Sugartown, Louisiana, (formerly of Rutherford County, NC) passed away Saturday, November 6, 2010.
Mrs. Mattie Owens Newton Kirby, 88, of Huntersville, NC, passed away Saturday, November 13, 2010.
Ms. Vera Ellen Silver Fletcher, 79, of 1410 East Gaston Street, Lincolnton, NC, (formerly of Forest City) passed away Tuesday, November 9, 2010.
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.
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.
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.
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.