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East Rutherford Falls Short In Top SMAC Gridiron Battle
East Rutherford Falls Short In Top SMAC Gridiron Battle

Football in Rutherford County has seen its share of a rollercoaster type season. This past Friday, all four county teams fell, but East Rutherford had the bright spot in a sense with a tough game from Burns.

Lovell Robinson scored twice with his final touchdown run pushing East to a 28-27 lead in the fourth quarter.

However, they couldn’t withhold quarterback Chris Montgomery from scoring a touchdown on the next Burns possession as Tylan Ruff added over 200 yards rushing on the night in a 33-28 Bulldog victory.

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Snuffy Jenkins Bluegrass  Festival Takes On New Meaning
Snuffy Jenkins Bluegrass Festival Takes On New Meaning
With the development of the new festival grounds for the Snuffy Jenkins Festival at Globe Park in Forest City, the venue for the annual event has changed to a more bluegrass friendly outdoors. This year six groups were presented starting at 1 p.m. on Sunday, October 7th. The festival, named for an old time banjo player and an early proponent of the three finger style, Snuffy Jenkins from Harris, Rutherford County, North Carolina, took on a different meaning.
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Entertainment

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

Jimmy Herring Guitar and Saxophone Artist

He was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina on January 22, 1962. He has been very active in the music field since 1989. He has been associated with many well known and accomplished artists including The Allman Brothers Band, Phil Lest and Friends and many more. 

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Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipes 10/4/12
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipes 10/4/12
This week, I am taking recipes from “A Taste Of Heaven”. This is the cookbook collection from New Hope United Methodist Women in Rutherfordton. So into the kitchen I go to make another week of good cooking!
 
Tomato Pie • Sweet Potato Casserole • Cheese Potato Patties
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Slideshow

At Lake Lure’s Rumbling Bald...
At Lake Lure’s Rumbling Bald...

16th Annual Antiques, Classics &  Rod Car Show

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Photo OF The Day Contest!
Photo OF The Day Contest!
Photo Of The Day 10/11/12!
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Rutherford Regional Health System
Rutherford Regional Health System

Angie Welch, PA-C, Joins Rutherford Children’s Care

 
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Obituaries

Brody F. Justice, infant son
Brody F. Justice, infant son
Brody F. Justice, infant son of Ashley Justice and Steven Hodge, entered into his Heavenly Father’s presence on Thursday, October 4, 2012. 
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Charles Fletcher Sisk, age 86
Charles Fletcher Sisk, age 86, of Bostic passed away  Tuesday, October 9, 2012.
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Etta Blanton age 72
Etta Blanton age 72, of Rutherfordton, NC passed away on Friday October 5th 2012. 
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James “Jimbo” Odell, age 60
James “Jimbo” Odell, age 60
James “Jimbo” Odell, age 60, Forest City, NC, passed away Sunday, October 7, 2012.
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Lillian Marie Smith Guettler, age 69
Lillian Marie Smith Guettler, age 69, of Rutherfordton, passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2012. 
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Myrtle Greene Mashburn
Myrtle Greene Mashburn, of Bostic, formerly of Cliffside, wife of the late Frank Mashburn passed away of natural causes on October 5, 2012. 
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Tena Paulette Reid, age 65
Tena Paulette Reid, age 65 of Mill Spring, passed away Thursday, October 4, 2012.
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
            I’m having to temper myself concerning deer hunting.  I want to go but I know that (a) I’ve got lots of work to do. And (b) I need to be fresh when November rolls around. As any deer hunter knows, November is like Christmas to us. It is the time when the rut happens in most parts of the country; especially the parts where deer grow the largest. I’ve found myself, at times, coming into this time of year weary from the previous several weeks of hard hunting.
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Church News

Church Happenings 10/11/12-10/17/12
Church Happenings 10/11/12-10/17/12

Grays Creek Baptist Church, Rutherfordton
Revival Services Oct. 17-21, services begin at 7pm Wed.-Sat. & Sun., at 11am & 6pm. Speaker: Rev. Cecil Lovelace, special music each service.
 
Word of Deliverance Church, Chesnee
14th Pastoral Appreciation Celebration for Senior Pastor, Tommy R. Twitty, Elect Lady, Nicole Twitty & Family on Sun. Oct. 28, 10am. Info: 864-461-7178 or email at wordofdel@chesnet.net or visit wodca.org

Harriett Memorial Free Will Baptist Church 
The Ladies Auxilliary will have a FREE CLOTHING give away on Sat.  Oct. 20, 8am-12pm. There are men, women and children clothing available. These are all clean, good used clothes. Everyone is invited. 1938 Hwy. 221-A in the Caroleen community. 828-657-9446.
 
Corinth Baptist Church, Casar
Fall Festival Celebration Sat. Oct. 20, 10am-2pm. Food, games, music, inflatable. Fun for all ages. Everything is Free! Hope to see you there.

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Community News

Community News 10/11/12-10/17/12
Community News 10/11/12-10/17/12
Local Events
Beach Bingo: Thurs. Oct 11, 6-8 pm & Fri., Oct. 26, 6-8 pm @ Forest City Dinner, 146 E. Main St. •Low Cost Spay/Neuter for your Pets, Wed. Oct. 17, Wed. Nov. 7, & Wed. Nov 21, call 828-287-7738 for an appointment, Community Pet Center.
 
Rutherford County Ford Club
Presents: Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show & Non-Perishable Food Drive. Sat. Oct. 13. Proceeds to Cancer Resource Center Fund, The Lions Club, South Mountain Christian Camp. Food donations go to: Grace of God Mission food pantry. 1493 US Hwy. 74. Spindale. Registration 9am-12pm. Info 828-447-0012. 
 
Bingo at the VFW 
Thursdays 6PM. Refreshments & food are available for purchase. The top prize for the last game is $500. Proceeds from bingo benefit veterans in the surrounding communities. Located on Withrow Road. Forest City.
 
Gilkey Chain Gang 
Meets Saturdays from 2-3:30pm at Gilkey School Community Center (this is the old Gilkey Elementary School) If you love to crochet or knit, or you want to learn. All ages welcome. Free. Info 828-289-2563. 
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