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East Rutherford’s Home Win Streak is Done in Double OT Thriller
Kevin Carver
East Rutherford’s Home Win Streak is Done in Double OT Thriller

Losing at home is tough for any team to swallow, but East Rutherford’s valiant effort came up short to protect the home court in a 76-71 loss to conference foe, Freedom.

The loss snapped a 24-game win streak at the confines of East Rutherford, when Salisbury beat them two years ago in the 2A playoffs.

Still, Freedom at East Rutherford last Friday was everything you could of asked for out of a two of the best hoops teams in the state.

The visiting Patriots held command all game long with a 12-point lead during in the first period and then led by 11 at the half. Freedom gained a 15-point advantage to start the third quarter, but the never say die Cavs kept fighting back.

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Meet Rutherford County’s New Chamber Of Commerce Director
Meet Rutherford County’s New Chamber Of Commerce Director
His name is Forrest Clark Poole. He goes by his middle name, Clark. However, since becoming the new Director of the Rutherford Chamber of Commerce, he might start going by his first name. He’s up and running! “Run Forrest Run!” seems more appropriate for a man who came out of retirement and doesn’t intend to sit behind a desk.
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Entertainment

Did You Realize...
Did You Realize...
Another Famous North Carolinian... Jon Reep Stand Up Comedian, Film & Television
Jon Reep was born on March 26, 1972 in Hickory, North Carolina. He does stand up comedy, film and television. He started his career in 1998.
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Rutherford Weekly’s Favorite Reader Recipes 1/12/12
Rutherford Weekly’s Favorite Reader Recipes 1/12/12
I’m taking Second Baptist Church’s “Recipes & Memories” cookbook off the shelf and heading for the kitchen. We all need to eat more vegetables, so that’s what I’m going to concentrate on today.
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Slideshow

Chimney Rock Park
Chimney Rock Park
“First Day Hikes” Hosted by Chimney Rock ON January 1
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Knee Replacement Makes Business Owner Fell Like a ‘Brand New Person’
Knee Replacement Makes Business Owner Fell Like a ‘Brand New Person’
   Lawrence Potocnik has called Rutherford County home for five years.
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THIS WEEK’S LUCKY $100 WINNER!
THIS WEEK’S LUCKY $100 WINNER!
Joe Pritchard
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Opinion

Listen To Life
Have you noticed?

You know how your car or truck gets dirty in the winter?  The weather isn’t so warm so you don’t feel like washing it yourself.  And much of the time the carwash is closed becIt’s easy to slowly grow accustomed to the dirty appearance of your vehicle.  That’s what happened to me recently.  I just really didn’t see the dirt on my car…
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Obituaries

Donald Nelson Dysart, Jr. age 39
Donald Nelson Dysart, Jr. age 39, passed away Wednesday January 3, 2012. 
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Elizabeth Rodriguez Alonzo, age 2
Elizabeth Rodriguez Alonzo, age 2, of Rutherfordton, passed away Thursday, January 5. 2012.
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Frank “Frankie” Wood, age 38
Frank “Frankie” Wood, age 38, of Forest City, passed away Saturday, January 7, 2012.
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Grace Helen Lynch Frank, 88
Grace Helen Lynch Frank, 88, of Mooresboro, left to be with Jesus on January 2, 2012
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Hoyle Morris Blanton, 60
Hoyle Morris Blanton, 60, of Cliffside, passed away on Wednesday, January 4, 2012.
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Leonard James Henderson, age 83
Leonard James Henderson, age 83, of Forest City, passed away Thursday, January 5, 2012.
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Margaret Estelle Martin, age 74
Margaret Estelle Martin, age 74, of Spindale, passed away on January 4th 2012.
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Mary Alice Littlejohn, age 84
Mary Alice Littlejohn, age 84, passed away on January 3, 2012.
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Mrs. Earls, 83
Mrs. Earls, 83, of Shelby, passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2012.
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Outdoor Truths
I awoke early, gathered my computer, and sat on the couch. I usually check my email at that time and read my devotion that is sent to me each morning. I was also contemplating my other outdoor activity, running. It was very cold that morning. It was also drizzling rain. I was tired, unmotivated, and was giving into the temptation to stay at home and run on another, nicer day and time. That was until I opened up an email with an attachment about Team Hoyt. I thought I was going to be looking at Hoyt Bows’ new pro staff team. What I discovered was something that made me change my early morning plans.
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Church News

Church Happenings 1/12/12-1/18/12
Church Happenings 1/12/12-1/18/12

New Life Christian Fellowship Church, Spindale
Substance Abuse meeting Mondays 7pm. Info: 828-247-4681.

Expect A Miracle Ministry, Non Denominational
Sunday School 10:00am, Worship 11:00am, Sunday night service, 6:00pm. Hwy. 74 between Forest City and Ellenboro. For more information, please call 828-460-1286, 828-301-5055 or online at www.expectamiracleministry.org

Faith Baptist Church, W. Main St., Forest City
Free Soup Kitchen Fridays from 11:00am-12:30pm. For more information, please call 704-418-2193 or 828-248-2946.
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Community News

Community Events 1/12/12-1/18/12
Community Events 1/12/12-1/18/12
Scholarship Program
The North Carolina Extension & Community Association announces its 2012 Scholarships. High school seniors, full-time students, and adults wanting to attend college are eligible. North Carolina residents attending or planning to attend a NC accredited college; community college or technical institute in the fall of 2012 may apply. Applications are available at all high schools and at Cooperative Extension. Application deadline is February 1, 2012. Info: 828-287-6020.

Music at The Mills
Fri. Jan. 13th, 7pm. Featuring: Dixiegrass and HomeGrown Bluegrass. Food available at 6pm. 6495 Hudlow Road, Union Mills.
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