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September 20, 2012.
The battle for the Rutherford County title belongs to East Rutherford (3-2, 1-0) for the moment.
The Cavs jumped out to a 21-6 halftime lead on the Hilltoppers and never really looked back. Donald Wilkins made the two biggest plays of the game, but the interception for a touchdown in the first half really set off the chain of events that would transpire in East Rutherford’s 42-26 win.
A new sign now proudly proclaims “family owned since 1831”. It marks a Rutherford County treasure.
The year was 1831 and Benjamin Washburn started a mercantile store, inn and tavern in Bostic, North Carolina serving stagecoaches between Lincoln and Rutherford counties. It has been owned and operated through brothers, sons and now by Benjamin’s great-great nephew, Edward Nollie Washburn III. Edward grew up in the store and is now 82 years old. He and his wife Catherine are still active in and about the store.
Joey Cheek Olympic Gold Speed Skater
William Joseph Cheek was born June 22, 1979 in Greensboro, North Carolina. He is a speed skater who specializes in short and middle distances. In the Olympic games he won the Bronze in 2002 in Salt Lake City; the Silver in 2006 in Turin in the 1000 m; and the Gold in 2006 in Turin in the 500 m.
Gray’s Creek Baptist Church in Rutherfordton has a good cookbook entitled “Homemade With Love”. This week I’m going to make some main dishes. We are still grilling and I’m starting off with a good grilling recipe.
Grilled Mustard Chicken • Oven Baked Chicken Parmesan • Taco Pizza
Welcomes Charles Hornback As Director Of Second Medical
UNC-TV Producer Visits RS Central to Prepare for Bechtler Documentary Premiere
How long is a minute?
I’m not exactly sure how long a minute is anymore. Sometimes a minute seems longer than at other times. For instance, I’m driving to an appointment and I’m running a little late. The traffic light I’m approaching turns yellow, then red. I have to stop. A minute seems like a long time.
Alda Evelyn McKinney, age 93, of Forest City, NC, passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2012.
George “Frank” Lee, age 93, of Rutherfordton, NC, passed away Thursday, September 13, 2012.
Gerald William Jackson age 73, of Edneyville, NC passed away on September 13th 2012.
Henry Nathan Hoyle Jr. age 77, of Rutherfordton, NC passed away on September 10th 2012.
Mavis Louise Cannon Jones, 82, passed away on Wednesday, September 12, 2012.
Mrs. Tolley Logan Mock age 80 of Coopers Gap Road went home to be with the Lord on Saturday September 15, 2012.
Within the next couple of weeks, just about every state will have opened their bow season for deer. These weeks are always some of the most exciting times for those of us who are anxious to get back into the tree stand after several months off. It is also the part of the season where many hunters’ goal is to add meat to the freezer. The doe are fair game and it’s good to get that first shot under your belt knowing that in a few more weeks the waiting may be longer as you look for that big buck.
Johnson Memorial Baptist Church, Forest City
Fall Revival Sept. 23-26, 6pm each evening. Rev. Ted Blankenship, Pastor of Riverside Baptist Church will conduct the revival.
Long Branch Road Baptist Church, Forest City
Fish Fry/ Chicken Strip Dinner Fri. Sept. 28, 5-7pm. Take-out available. 828-429-4479 or 828-287-1408.
Faith Baptist Church, Forest City
Singing Sept. 30, 2pm. Featuring: The Gospel Travelers. Everyone Welcome!
Union Mills Community Bible Study & Inquirers’ Class
Hosted by the Union Mills Presbyterian Church; 6130 Hudlow Rd., Union Mills, on Tuesday’s beginning at 6pm. 828-287-9141 or 828-287-7462.
Washburn Community Outreach Center
Our Fall clothes selection on sale now. Please come shop with us 4 days a week. Our new days and times are Wed.-Sat., 9am-2pm.
Mental Illness Support Group
Holland House is a not-for-profit consumer-run Drop-In Center for adults with mental illnesses. It is a place for adults to meet and talk with their peers, obtain community resource information, to hang-out when other services are not open and to be among people who share similar experiences. Every Sunday at 2pm. 475 West Main St., Forest City.
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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