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High School Football Rolls In Season Among Other Local Tidbits, Penn State Rocked
kevin Carver
High School Football Rolls In Season Among Other Local Tidbits, Penn State Rocked

Chase, East Rutherford, R-S Central and Thomas Jefferson all begin the fall sports season next week, most are anticipating football season.

On Monday, July 30th organized practice begins for Rutherford County schools as well as every school across the state.

Chase looks to prove last year was no fluke, sporting a 9-4 record. East Rutherford has the athletes to make an interesting club this season. R-S Central hopes that offseason work of getting stronger and faster will land them a playoff spot come November. 

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At Annual Dinner &  Meeting... Rutherford Chamber Reflects & Projects New Goals
Guest Speaker, Terry Hines, Rutherford County native reviews past accomplishments and new challenges.
At Annual Dinner & Meeting... Rutherford Chamber Reflects & Projects New Goals
The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce held it’s annual dinner and meeting on Friday, July 20th at The Carolina Event and Conference Center in Forest City. In just seven months, the new Director, Clark Poole and company, brought out over 200 members to the meeting. It was quite a contrast to last years turnout of only 75! The dinner-meeting was indicative of the new attitude and positive thrust of the chamber which goes hand in hand with the county attracting new businesses. 
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Entertainment

Did Your Realize... Another Famous North Carolinian...
Did Your Realize... Another Famous North Carolinian...

Thomas F. Dixon Jr. Novelist, Playwright, Minister, State Legislator, Lecturer

He was born January 11, 1864 in Shelby, North Carolina. 

He passed away in Raleigh on April l3, 1946 at the age of 82 after a full creative life. He was a Southern Baptist minister, playwright, North Carolina state legislator, lawyer and and author. He is best known for writing “The Clansman” which was to become an inspiration for 

D. W. Griffith’s film, “The Birth Of A Nation”. (1915). As a young man,  

 
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Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipes 7/26/12
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipes 7/26/12
It is always a pleasure to use the “Cooking With Sunshine, Vol. II” cookbook from Sunshine Elementary School. The community of Sunshine is one of the most beautiful in Rutherford County. Also, the people are just the absolute friendliest. Let’s go to the kitchen and get started on some main dishes.
 
Spanish Rice Meatloaf • Prize Winning Meat Loaf • Pepper Steak
 
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Slideshow

Chimney Rock Park
Chimney Rock Park
Race to the Rock Offers Breathtaking Challenge
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Rutherford Regional Health System
Rutherford Regional Health System

Ullrich Celebrates 30 Years Of Service

 
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Rutherford Regional Health System
Rutherford Regional Health System

Evelyn Melton Named Employee Of The Quarter

 
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Opinion

Listen To Life

 Do you have wandering eyes?

 You’re sitting in a restaurant in an end-of-the-aisle booth.  Your back is to the front of the establishment.  The person sitting across from you has a view of the dining room.  You have only the person in front of you to look at; there’s even a large petition behind her, separating you from the kitchen.

You’re enjoying your conversation with your friend, but occasionally her eyes dart off to the side and she looks with anticipation at some person moving to a table.  You see the anticipation as one of those “Do I know this person?” looks.  

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Obituaries

Allan Buitekant
Allan Buitekant passed away on July 14, 2012, aged 78.
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Effie Lee Daggerhart Humphries, 93
Effie Lee Daggerhart Humphries, 93, of Ferry Road, Mooresboro, passed away on Saturday July 21, 2012. 
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Joseph “Freddie” Alewine, age 55
Joseph “Freddie” Alewine, age 55
Joseph “Freddie” Alewine, age 55, of Forest City, NC, passed away Saturday, July 14, 2012.
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Judith Radford Mashburn, age 64
Judith Radford Mashburn, age 64
Judith Radford Mashburn, age 64, of Henrietta, NC, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2012. 
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Kanzazy A. “Candy” Hutchins, age 45
Kanzazy A. “Candy” Hutchins, age 45
Kanzazy A. “Candy” Hutchins, age 45, of Forest City, NC, passed away Wednesday, July 18, 2012. 
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Margaret Harrill Watson, age 87
Margaret Harrill Watson, age 87, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2012.
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Robert Lee Condrey, age 90
Robert Lee Condrey, age 90, of Forest City went to be with the Lord Monday, July 16, 2012. 
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Stephen James Hallinan, 58
Stephen James Hallinan, 58, of Mooresboro, passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2012. 
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William Winston Stroud
William Winston Stroud
William Winston Stroud, of Gastonia, NC was born October 15, 1947 in Rutherfordton, NC and departed Wednesday, July 11, 2012. 
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths

This week’s article is an excerpt from my new book; Devotions from a Hunting, Fishing, Sports Father to His Son. I offer it in light of the Colorado shootings.

Guard Your Heart and Your Gun Will be Fine

Son, a lot of folks don’t understand people who hunt and fish. To them we are unlearned and barbaric (sort of like a caveman). They think that we just go out and kill stuff and have no heart or feelings toward animals. Some will even go out of their way to make all hunting illegal. What’s funny is they think if I have a gun in my home, that I’m an irresponsible parent. Most of the time, you will not be able to convince these people any different. It won’t matter how fair you are or how kind you are to them, or even how educated you are, they will still spew out hateful and mostly ignorant points of view.

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Church News

Church Happenings 7/26/12-8/2/12
Church Happenings 7/26/12-8/2/12
Chase Corner United Methodist Ministries 
Food Drive Sale the entire month of July. For every item of food you donate to our pantry you will receive 50% off any item of clothing in the store. Please check expiration dates on items before donating.
 
Lebanon United Methodist Church, Mill Spring
Ice Cream Social & Family Fun Day Sat. July 28, Noon to 4pm. Everyone is welcome to join us for hot dogs and all the fixings, home made ice cream and cake. We will have games and school supplies for the children. 
 
Kistler’s Chapel UMC, Rutherfordton 
Annual Children’s Health Fair and School Supply Giveaway for ages K-5th Grade, Sat. July 28, 10am-1pm. Free health screenings, backpacks and school supplies. Prizes, treats, games and outside activities. Info: 828-245-4546.
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Community News

Community News 7/26/12-8/2/12
Community News 7/26/12-8/2/12
Relay for Life Book Sale 
We just added some brand new books and refreshed our used book section. We also have DVD’s and some books on tape. Hardbacks are $2 and paperbacks are $1. All proceeds benefit the Rutherford County Relay for Life. The sale will continue throughout the summer or until the books are sold. Held at Rutherford EMC; 186 Hudlow Rd., Forest City. Mon.-Fri., 8am-5pm.
 
Rutherfordton 225th Anniversary Celebration
Rutherford County’s county seat, the education subcommittee is looking for pictures and/ or info regarding any schools that have existed in Rutherford County, particularly the earliest schools. If you have info or pictures, please contact Phillip White at 828-657-6139 or Robin Salicki at: rsalicki@rcsnc.org or 828-305-8666.
 
Heirloom Tomato Tasting
At Tri-City Tailgate Market next to the Retro Cinema every Saturday 8am-12pm, now to November. Visit us online: www.tricitytailgatemarket.com
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