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Rutherford County Bowls  Out In Football Playoffs
Kevin Carver
Rutherford County Bowls Out In Football Playoffs

Last year, it was Chase who carried Rutherford County into the second round of the playoff on the gridiron. This year, not one team could do so from “Small Town Friendly.” Thomas Jefferson, Chase and East Rutherford were all close to heading to another week of high school football though.

The biggest surprise may have been the Thomas Jefferson Gryphons. The Gryphons started out 6-0 this year, but fell in six straight games to end the season. Rosman, who TJCA defeated earlier in the year avenged that loss with a 26-14 win this past Friday.

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Hi! My Name Is Ayden I’m Four Years Old I Have Cancer!
Ayden Cole
Hi! My Name Is Ayden I’m Four Years Old I Have Cancer!
Ayden Cole was four years old on March 1st. He is the older of two boys in the Cole family. His three year old brother is Jackson and Ayden’s parents are Joey and Stephanie Cole. On August 29th, Ayden was taken to the hospital because he kept complaining about stomach pains. The initial reaction was that he may have appendicitis. However, that was not the cause.
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Owls Volunteer for Annual Week of Caring
Owls Volunteer for Annual Week of Caring

Working with local non-profits such as the United Way and Rutherford Housing Partnership, several members of the Forest City Owls front office volunteered for Rutherford County’s Annual Week of Caring. 

From October 20th-27th, businesses and locals have the opportunity to volunteer and help those who are in need with everything from home remodeling and painting, to building handicap ramps and performing yard maintenance. 

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Entertainment

Did Your Realize... Another Famous North Carolinian...
L.  D. Peeler Inventor/Cheerwine

It was introduced in 1917. Cheerwine began in the basement of L. D. Peeler in Salisbury, N.C. To this day it is the oldest continuing soft drink company still run by the same family. When the Maysville Syrup Company went bankrupt in 1917, L. D. Peeler and other invested businessmen moved the company to North Carolina and renamed it the Carolina Beverage Corporation. 

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Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipes 11/8/12
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipes 11/8/12

With the holidays upon us, I’ll try to share with you some interesting and tasty recipes. Perhaps something a little out of the ordinary to set on your holiday tables. This week I’m taking off the shelf “Mama’s Mountain Cooking” by our local celebrity cooking expert, Joy Oakley Gillespie. Her cookbook, now in its third printing, is a 296 page treasure of all good things to eat.

Corn Cheese Pie • Green Tomato Pie • The Best Holiday Dressing

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Slideshow

Forest City Owls
Forest City Owls

Hoot Goes Trick-Or-Treating

 
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Photo Of The Day Contest!
Photo Of The Day Contest!
Photo Of The Day 11/8/12
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Veterans Day
Veterans Day

Easy Ways To Celebrate Veterans Day

 
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Opinion

Listen To Life

Why are we all in such a hurry?

Have you noticed that all of us seem to be in a hurry all the time?  I’m not exactly sure where we’re all going or if we even know, but we sure are in a hurry all the time, aren’t we?  Maybe we’re all hurrying to make a living.  But don’t you just love it when you get to slow down a little and make a life?

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Obituaries

Austin Lee Colt Spencer, infant son
Austin Lee Colt Spencer, infant son
Austin Lee Colt Spencer, of Lawndale, infant son of Michael Spencer and Kelly Godfrey Sisk, passed away Friday, October 26, 2012.
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Deborah Kay Downey, 56
Deborah Kay Downey, 56, of Bostic, passed away Sunday, October 28, 2012. 
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Mary Suthell Walker, 90
Mary Suthell Walker, 90
Mary Suthell Walker, 90, of Spindale, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2012.
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Nellie Ruth Matheson
Nellie Ruth Matheson
Nellie Ruth Matheson passed away on October 27, 2012. 
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Sara Ellen Lauver age 100
Sara Ellen Lauver age 100
Sara Ellen Lauver age 100 passed away on November 3, 2012. 
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
            I really love this time of year. The areas that have a lot of deer hunters seem to always try to accommodate this crazy couple of weeks. Even mommas who are normally more about cleanliness are excited to see their little boy or girl come home with a little blood on them from a successful morning. I have heard of places where school is closed during the first week of rifle season and I have personally witnessed every hotel room in a Days Inn in Kentucky being occupied with hunters. I can still picture the parking lot full of trucks, trailers, four wheelers, and deer. The weirdest thing however was watching hunter after hunter waltz throughout the lobby and down the halls with their rifle in tow and garnished with blaze orange. Think with me just a second though……….
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Church News

Church Happenings 11/8/12-11/14/12
Church Happenings 11/8/12-11/14/12
Bible Way Baptist Church, Green Creek
Supper & Gospel Singing Nov. 17, supper 4pm, singing at 6:30pm. Featuring: The Green River Boys, The Winners Either Way & The Lamberts.  
 
St. John AME Zion Church, Rutherfordton
Thanksgiving Dinner & Play Sat. Nov. 17, 6pm. Sponsored by Christian Education Dept. 
 
Spindale Fellowship Holiness 
Youth Auction Sat. Nov. 10, 2pm. Preview starts at 12pm. 301 Deviney St.
 
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Community News

Community News 11/8/12-11/14/12
Community News 11/8/12-11/14/12
Survivin’ Cancer Support Group: Third Monday of each month from 5pm-6pm at the Cancer Resource Center; for anyone who has heard the words “you have cancer” for more info, call 828-245-4596 or e-mail jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com
 
Stroke Support Group: Third Tuesday of each month from 3:30pm-5pm in the Crawford Building (Auxiliary Room) at Rutherford Regional Medical Center. Info: 828-286-5198.
 
Empty Shoe Boxes Needed
The Food Pantry in Forest City is collecting “EMPTY” but in good condition shoe boxes that will be used for the back pack program for Christmas. Also, any slightly used coats for all ages is greatly appreciated. Please drop off your shoe boxes and coats at the Food Panty located at the back of Tri-City Mall in the old Transit Damaged Freight building. Info: Pat Evans; 828-980-2654.
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