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Week One of High School  Football in the Books
Kevin Carver
Week One of High School Football in the Books

Last Friday was a strange twist and turn of emotion for every school in Rutherford County and even for Chesnee in the opening week of high school football. As weird as it may seem, the only team to get a victory within the county was Thomas Jefferson, while Chesnee did some damage south of the border.

The Gryphons, behind the leadership of an experienced Jerry Cash, gained their second ever win in the football program’s short hiatus last Friday. Will McGraw scored both touchdown for Thomas Jefferson (1-0) in a thrilling ending at home.

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21st Annual Hot Nights Cool Rides...
From Thomson, Georgia, Craig Butler presented his 1994 Lamborghini. Wow!
21st Annual Hot Nights Cool Rides...

It started 21 years ago and is now called one of, if not, the best car shows in the Southeast. “Hot Nights & Cool Rides” continues to be a display of vintage automotive Americana! American vehicle creativity, ingenuity and design are presented and displayed at this annual mega-event! The serious, the curious and the hobby enthusiasts all come out to take their time to see what each year brings. They are always over awed by the magnificent display of engineering which has become an American trademark. It is definitely one of the best free shows around.

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Entertainment

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

Brad Daugherty Basketball -  ESPN Broadcaster 

He was born in Black Mountain, North Carolina on October 19, 1965. This 7 foot, 245 pound man became a basketball star for Dean Smith’s North Carolina and later the first round pick in 1986 selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipes 8/23/12
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipes 8/23/12
This week I’m going into the kitchen to bake. There are so many fund raisers throughout the county and I’m baking these recipes to help. It’s always a good idea to help at a bake sale. “What’s Cooking at Tanner’s Grove”, the Tanner’s Grove United Methodist Church cookbook is a treasure of recipes.
 
Red Velvet Cake • Chocolate Chip Pound Cake
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Slideshow

Chimney Rock Park
Chimney Rock Park

Race To The Rock Offers Breathtaking Challenge

 
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Lewis & Clark Circus
Lewis & Clark Circus
Coming to Bostic at Golden Valley Music Park
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Torch Lighting To Kick Off Weekend-Long Lake Lure Olympiad
Torch Lighting To Kick Off Weekend-Long Lake Lure Olympiad

Miss Lake Lure Teen USA Nichole Stoehrer To Light Torch

 
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Opinion

listen To Life

Do you know enough to worry?

Let’s say I give you an apple seed.  It’s a seed from a Washington Red Delicious. You love and have eaten bushels of them. You’ve even picked them. You know a tree-ripened apple from one picked early and sprayed to ripen.  You make your own apple pies.  You know just about everything there is to know about apples…

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Obituaries

Alvin “Dewitt” Melton, age 87
Alvin “Dewitt” Melton, age 87
Alvin “Dewitt” Melton, age 87, of Forest City, NC, passed away August 15, 2012.      
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Carol Ann Roczniak Boxerman, age 67
Carol Ann Roczniak Boxerman, age 67, of Lake Lure, passed away August 12, 2012.
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Fred Coleman Hughes, 81
Fred Coleman Hughes, 81, of  Boiling Springs, passed away on August 17, 2012.
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Jerry Wayne Lail, 65,
Jerry Wayne Lail, 65, of Mooresboro, passed away on August 17, 2012. 
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Joyce Smith Kimbrell, age 79
Joyce Smith Kimbrell, age 79
Joyce Smith Kimbrell, age 79, of Forest City, NC, passed away August 16, 2012.
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Juanita Toney Kimbrell, age 68
Juanita Toney Kimbrell, age 68
Juanita Toney Kimbrell, age 68, of Forest City, NC, passed away August 17, 2012.
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Mary Francis Kennedy McKern, age 80
Mary Francis Kennedy McKern, age 80
Mary Francis Kennedy McKern, age 80, of Mooresboro, NC, passed away August 18, 2012.
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William “J.E.” Bennett, age 73
William “J.E.” Bennett, age 73
William “J.E.” Bennett, age 73, of Forest City, NC, passed away August 18, 2012.
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William Ray “Smiley” Walker, age 71
William Ray “Smiley” Walker, age 71
William Ray “Smiley” Walker, age 71, of Forest City, NC, passed away August 18, 2012.    
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William Ray “Smiley” Walker, age 71
William Ray “Smiley” Walker, age 71
William Ray “Smiley” Walker, age 71, of Forest City, NC, passed away August 18, 2012.    
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
 Bow season is just around the corner. It seems to get earlier each year. But there is one thing for sure right now, and that is hunters are tuning up their bow and shooting arrow after arrow in order to be as prepared as possible for that one opportunity that may (or may not) come their way.    
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Church News

Church Happenings 8/23/12-8/29/12
Church Happenings 8/23/12-8/29/12
New Life Christian Fellowship Church of God, Spindale
NA/AA Meetings every Monday night, 7pm. Contact: Bishop J.L. McCluney; 704-477-6570.
 
True Word Baptist Church
Meeting at Sandy Run Baptist Association; 186 Puzzle Creek Road, Bostic. Every Sunday at 11am, bible study on Thursday at 6pm. Pastor Eddie McKinney.
 
River Glory Prayer and Worship Center
Weekly Service held at: First Weslyan Church (Beside Hardin Drug Store) 700 S. Church Street; Forest City. Sunday at 2pm. Info: 843-330-9302 or 828-748-7736
 
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Community News

Community News 8/23/12-8/29/12
Community News 8/23/12-8/29/12
Spaghetti Supper
Sat. Aug. 25, 5pm until at the American Legion Aux; 43 Depot St. Tryon. Cost $8. Proceeds go to veterans needs.
 
Community Awareness Connection Event 
Sat. Sept. 8, 10am-1pm at the Forest City Housing Recreation Park; 147 East Spruce St. Forest City. Free household products (paper towels, toilet paper, etc. & baby diapers) for everyone that resides in these complexes. Free food, Christian rap, dance & songs, bouncy house & face painting. Safelink cell phone registration will be held for all those in need of a cell phone. Requirements: Must receiving housing assistance, SNAP Benefits (food stamps), or Medicaid. Info: 864-461-7178.
 
Relay for Life Book Sale 
Added brand new books & refreshed used book section. DVD’s and some books on tape. Hardbacks: $2. Paperbacks:  $1. 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.
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