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Chase, TJCA Finding Playoff Success
Kevin Carver
Chase, TJCA Finding Playoff Success
For the third year in a row, Rutherford County has a first round playoff winner on the gridiron. R-S Central did so in 2009, East Rutherford in 2010 and now Chase completes the mission in 2011.

Chase used a late defensive stand and got two rushing touchdown from Tajae McMullens as the Trojans beat Newton Conover 28-13 for their first gridiron playoff win in 13 years.
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Rutherford  Regional Health  System And Its Foundation Receive Two Of Facebook’s 2011 Rutherford County Grants
George Henry, Facebook data center manager and Ron Walters of PANGAEA present David Bixler, CEO of Rutherford Regional Health System with a Facebook-Rutherford Community Action Grant in the amount of $25,000.
Rutherford Regional Health System And Its Foundation Receive Two Of Facebook’s 2011 Rutherford County Grants
   Facebook announced the recipients of the 2011 Facebook-Rutherford Community Action Grants. A total of $200,000 was distributed to county-based nonprofits. Facebook data center manager George Henry personally visited the nonprofits to deliver a letter of recognition on Thursday and Friday.
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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly’s Favorite Reader Recipes 11/10/11
Rutherford Weekly’s Favorite Reader Recipes 11/10/11
When I think of Thanksgiving, I think of cranberries! This week, I’m offering recipes with this holiday in mind. I hope they help make your holiday table that much more enjoyable. From the Mountain Creek Baptist cookbook “Country Classics”, I’m gathering some great recipes to share.
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Slideshow

15th annual Festival of Trees!
15th annual Festival of Trees!
   Hospice of Rutherford County began a very special event in 1997 that continues to be a tradition for many families.
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15th Annual Festival of Trees!
15th Annual Festival of Trees!
   Hospice of Rutherford County began a very special event in 1997 that continues to be a tradition for many families.
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Celebrating 100 Years Of Chevrolet & Apple Pie!
Celebrating 100 Years Of Chevrolet & Apple Pie!
Outside his dealership, Paul Deck is showing off the new 2012 Chevy Volt, Chevrolets new electric car.
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Kidsenses Receives $25,000 Grant
Kidsenses Receives $25,000 Grant
KidSenses Children’s InterACTIVE Museum was recently awarded a $25,000 grant from the Timken Foundation, to be used to fund new exhibit initiatives.
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McNair Field Adds “Cool” Addition
McNair Field Adds “Cool” Addition
    The Forest City Owls Baseball Club announced today the addition of fans to McNair Field.
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THIS WEEK’S LUCKY $100 WINNER!
THIS WEEK’S LUCKY $100 WINNER!
Roger Kaid
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Opinion

Listen To Life
Are you ever alone?

I remember from my childhood one particular visit to the circus.  The clowns were hilarious, and I recall one stunt in which one of them drove out this teeny, tiny car, stopped, and then it seemed like a hundred clowns got out.

Does it ever seem to you like all of those clowns have moved into your home?  Or, your office space?
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Obituaries

Annissa Dwan Nix, 40
Annissa Dwan Nix, 40, of Forest City, passed away on Thursday, November 3, 2011.
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Dorothy Mae Terry Willis Cox, 75
Dorothy Mae Terry Willis Cox, 75, of Ellenboro, passed away Friday, November 4, 2011.
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James Patrick Fountain age 72
James Patrick Fountain age 72, passed away Thursday November 3, 2011.
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Jerry Lee Dugger, 67
Jerry Lee Dugger, 67, of Forest City, passed away November 1, 2011.
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Jessie Lillian Cobb, age 80
Jessie Lillian Cobb, age 80, of Rutherfordton, passed away November 3.
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Jewell Ann Hill Branscom, 68
Jewell Ann Hill Branscom, 68, of Forest City, past away Tuesday.
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Joan Mary Johnson, 75
Joan Mary Johnson, 75, passed away on October the 28th 2011.
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John Esper Dedmon, age 86
John Esper Dedmon, age 86, of Morganton, went home to his Heavenly Father on Sunday, November 6, 2011.
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Monica Wooten Dew, age 59
Monica Wooten Dew, age 59, of Forest City, passed away October 28.
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Velma “Tootsie” McAbee, age 69
Velma “Tootsie” McAbee, age 69, of Forest City, NC, passed away Thursday, November 3, 2011.
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
Rifle season just opened in Kentucky. Tennessee and Virginia will join the party in a few days. This is, undoubtedly, the best time of the year to be in the deer woods in most states. The bucks are either cruising in search of a doe or they are already chasing one. You folks in Louisiana and Alabama need to take a trip up to your northern neighbors. Any day and any time is the right time to be hunting for a good buck. Take a vacation, pack a lunch, and stay in the woods, because this will be your best opportunity for a wall-hanger.
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Church News

Church Happenings 11/10/11-11/16/11
Church Happenings 11/10/11-11/16/11

Immaculate Conception Church, Forest City
Christmas Food & Craft Sale Sat. Nov. 12, 7am-2pm. Homemade cookies, pies, bread, cakes. Drawings every 30 minutes, quilt raffle. Across from Grindstaff’s.

Fellowship Baptist Church, Shelby
Benefit Yard & Bake Sale Sat. Nov. 12, 7am until in the Fellowship Hall, across from Badcock, Hwy. 18, Shelby.

Country Ham Supper
Sat. Nov. 12, 4pm-8pm. At the Cane Creek Club House (Hwy. 64) sponsored by Cane Creek Church & Community. Adults $9, kids 6-12 $6, under 6 free.

Big Springs Church, Hollis Community
Harvest Sale Sat. Nov. 12. Yard sale/breakfast 7am, priced item sale 7am, auction 10am, lunch 11am.
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Community News

Community Events 11/10/11 - 11/16/11
Community Events 11/10/11 - 11/16/11
Turkey Supper Fundraiser
Bill’s Creek Community Center, Lake Lure. Sat. Nov. 19, 4pm. Take-out available. Annual raffle to benefit: Volunteer Fire Dept., tickets  $1 each or 6 for $5. Info: 828-625-5517.

FREE Disc Golf Clinic
Hosted by South Mountain Christian Camp and led by Dale Sollars, course designer and professional player. For those who want to be serious players: teens & adults. Sat. Nov. 19th, 11am. Bring your own lunch. Info: 828-245-3322.
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