Showing 23 articles from
January 31, 2013.
The battle between red and blue kicked up again at the Palace last Saturday night with East Rutherford men’s basketball team pulling away in the second half to defeat R-S Central, 75-60.
Surprisingly, Shelby fell to a hot shooting Freedom last week and now the Golden Lions and Cavaliers are tied for first in the South Mountain Athletic Conference. East Rutherford is now 13-4, 6-1 overall and host Veritas on Friday.
On the girls side, it took overtime before R-S Central (12-7, 6-1) prevailed. However, East led by 17 until Rachel Camp fouled out and then the Lady Hilltoppers mounted a miraculous fourth quarter comeback. They scored on an inbounds play at the buzzer to send it to overtime and then scored the first eight points in the extra frame to earn the win.
In 1990 Ginger Dancy went to work at Rutherford Regional Hospital (now Rutherford Regional Health System) as the Community Relations Assistant. In 1998 she was made the Director of Volunteer Services supervising 175 adults and, every summer, 100 teen volunteers. Ginger says: “It was so rewarding and every day was different”. Supervising the teens each summer was a way to influence and create future career opportunities in health care.
Commis-sioner Dee Dee Bright (right) presents a plaque proclaiming Friday, January 25th, Sandra P. Mayse Day in the Town of Forest City.
Sandra Mayse began working as an administrative secretary and secretary to the City Manager of Forest City. That was 36 years ago. The last 21 years at City Hall she was City Clerk. Of her job, Sandra says “I loved it! It was an honor and privilege to keep the towns records”. This lady definitely looked forward to going to work every day.
David Brinkley Television News Anchor
He became one of America’s favorite television news reporters. Born in Wilmington, North Carolina on July 10, 1920, David McClure Brinkley contributed many memorable moments for American television viewers. He was very active in television from 1943 to 1998. He worked for both NBC and ABC. He passed away at age 82 in Houston, Texas.
The Women’s Society of Christian Service of Tanner’s Grove United Methodist Church has put out a Second Edition of “What’s Cooking at Tanner’s Grove?” The church was founded in 1850! You bet, these recipes have stood the “test of time”! Here we go.
Calico Broccoli Quiche• Chicken Tetrazzini • Seafood Gumbo
5th Annual Grady’s Groundhog Day Sighting February 2 at Chimney Rock
Local Stars Heading to Owls This Summer
Dustin Mccurry caught these beautiful large mouth bass on Lake Lure December 30th, 2012. Nice catch!
Where are you sailing off to today?
It’s a great time of year to enjoy a cruise, isn’t it? Lots of us sail off for warmer destinations during the cold months of winter.
At least you’re most likely to get on a cruise ship with a definite destination, aren’t you? One with a map of a route to take you from your port of origin to a place of your choosing? One with a plan of where to stop on which day? One with GPS so the captain knows every minute of the trip where you are on the seven seas?
You’re least likely to get on a cruise ship with no destination, aren’t you? One without a map and no idea of where you’re heading off to? One with no clue as to which day you’ll be where? One with no GPS so the captain has to guess where you are located?
But maybe you do get on a no idea, no clue, no GPS ship and cruise your life? Just kind of bopping along, letting other people tell you what to do.
You have a choice about how and where you sail your life. Connect your GPS with your purpose and make a positive life, not just a living, in a negative world.
Angela Tesseneer Stacey, age 41, of Forest City, passed away Thursday, January 24, 2013.
Brenda Sue Laws, age 60, of Spindale, NC, passed away January 23, 2013.
Cindy Melton Carlton, age 55, of Forest City, passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2013.
Frederick Eugene Blanton, Sr., age 77, of Panama City, FL, passed away Friday, January 11, 2013.
In loving memory of Bonnie Lucille Nix Arrowood age 87 who went home to be with the Lord on Monday January 21, 2013.
James “Cliff” Ivey, age 64, of Forest City, NC, passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2013.
Joann Hawkins Hollifield, age 65, of Forest City, NC passed away Sunday, January 20, 2013.
Mrs. Ellen Mae Hensley Dotson age 92, passed away January 24, 2013.
Virgie T. Upton, age 81, of Forest City, NC, passed away Saturday, January 19, 2013.
Wade J. Dysart, age 85, of Forest City, NC passed away Friday, January 18, 2013.
Are you obsessed over something? Has something gained your attention in such a way that you have made some drastic changes in order to accommodate that matter? Deer hunters do this all the time.
I was just reliving the past season with a friend. He was telling me about a place where he hunted that was for bow hunters only. One particular evening, just before dark, he saw what he called the “buck of a lifetime” and it was only 60 yards from his stand. And even though he could not get a shot at it, it caused him to almost ignore all the other bucks that came his way; and there were plenty.
Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church
All You Can Eat Buffet Breakfast Sat. Feb. 2nd & 16th, 7am-10am. $6 per person. 397 Mt. Pleasant Ch. Rd., Forest City.
Harriett Memorial Free Will Baptist Church
Fish Fry on Sat. Feb. 2, 3pm. Donation of $8 per plate. Take out available, 828-657-9446. 1938 Hwy. 221-A Caroleen Community (1 mile south of Harrelson Funeral Home / Hardin Drugs).
Duncan’s Creek Presbyterian Church
Country Ham Supper Sat. Feb. 2, 4:30pm-7:30pm. Special music; Strings of Joy. 1658 Duncan’s Creek Presbyterian Church. Info: 828-245-8808.
Music at the Mills
Fri. Feb. 1, 7pm. Featuring: Destined 4 Glory & Homegrown Bluegrass. Free Admission. Chicken pie & fixin’s 6pm. Vendors on site & silent auction. Union Mills Learning Center; 6495 Hudlow Rd. Union Mills. 828-748-7956.
Country Ham and Chicken Pie Supper
Sat. Feb. 2, 4:30pm-7pm. Adults $8, kids 5-12 $5, kids under 5 free. Mt. Vernon Community Club House. 179 Cemetery Rd., Forest City.
Chase FFA Alumni Meeting
Mon. Feb. 11, 7pm. Agriculture Department, Chase High School. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org 828-447-3134.
| Digital Edition
| Local Weather