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Habitat Holds Workshop Looking For New Homeowners
Habitat Holds Workshop Looking For New Homeowners

   Habitat For Humanity of Rutherford County is presently building new homes for those who qualify. Their new community in Spindale is called Hopeview Estates. Some homes are finished and occupied while others are being constructed for specific new homeowners. 

   Habitat is desperately looking for qualified applicants. To expedite this process, Habitat is hosting an information session on Tuesday, February 26th at 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of First Baptist Church, Rutherfordton.

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Hoops Tourney’s This Week,  Daytona Kicks Off NASCAR Season
Kevin Carver
Hoops Tourney’s This Week, Daytona Kicks Off NASCAR Season

Basketball playoffs are just around the corner, but this week are the SMAC and Western Highland tourneys. 

East Rutherford’s boys will not be the number one seed as they lost to Shelby last week for a second time this season, but they may get a third chance at them very soon. 

On the boys side of the South Mountain Athletic Conference bracket, whomever wins the Chase at R-S Central game went to Shelby to play the Golden Lions on Wednesday night.

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Rutherford County's McCurry-Deck Motors Gets A Face Lift
Rutherford County's McCurry-Deck Motors Gets A Face Lift

   McCurry-Deck started as a used car dealer in 1958 and eight years later became the Buick dealership. 

   Since 1966 the dealership has continued to grow, now offering Chevrolet, Buick & GMC. Paul Deck now heads the dealership which started with Leonard McCurry and Ken Deck. 

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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipes 2/21/13
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipes 2/21/13
What better can you do for Valentine’s Day than make some great desserts. I’m taking off my cookbook shelf, Rutherfordton’s Second Baptist Church’s “Recipes & Memories” cookbook.
 
Real Chocolate Pie • Peanut Butter Pie • Pineapple Sour Cream Pie
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Opinion

Listen To Life
Dr. Joey Faucette
Listen To Life

How are you transforming life?

A journalist was assigned the Lebanon beat.  Walking through the bombed-out streets of Beirut one day, he heard some beautiful music coming from a doorway.  He wandered over to where the music was being played and there saw a young boy playing a flute. 

The music was beautiful, but the flute was the weirdest looking instrument he had ever seen.  He approached the young boy carefully, but the child stopped playing when he saw the journalist.  Then the boy handed the journalist the instrument.

 

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Obituaries

“Shorty” Johnson Sr, 77
“Shorty” Johnson Sr, 77
“Shorty” Johnson Sr, 77, of Bostic, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2013. 
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Bernice Elliott Whiteside age 81
Bernice Elliott Whiteside age 81

Bernice Elliott Whiteside age 81, of Rutherfordton went home to be with the Lord on Monday February 11, 2013.


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Charley Ray Owens, 45
Charley Ray Owens, 45, of Mooresboro, NC passed away Monday, February 11, 2013. 
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D.G. Godfrey, age 72
D.G. Godfrey, age 72
D.G. Godfrey, age 72, of Forest City, NC, passed away Monday, February 11, 2013.
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Manning Brooks Mahaffee Sr., age 69
Manning Brooks Mahaffee Sr., age 69
Manning Brooks Mahaffee Sr., age 69, of Tennessee, passed away Saturday, February 9, 2013.
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Martha Wallace Suttle, age 91
Martha Wallace Suttle, age 91
Martha Wallace Suttle, age 91, of Rutherfordton, NC, passed away Saturday, February 16, 2013.
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Mildred Leah Campbell Bradley, age 86
Mildred Leah Campbell Bradley, age 86
Mildred Leah Campbell Bradley, age 86, of Forest City, NC, passed away Thursday, February 14, 2013.
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Ricky James Henry Hill, age 63
Ricky James Henry Hill, age 63
Ricky James Henry Hill, age 63, of Rutherfordton, NC, passed away Saturday, February 16, 2013.  
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Church News

Church Happenings 2/21/13-2/26/13
Church Happenings 2/21/13-2/26/13

Big Springs Baptist Church
Snyder Family Band in concert Sat. March 16, 7pm. Love offering concert. Hollis Rd. Ellenboro.

Tanner’s Grove United Methodist Church
Fish Fry Sat. March 9, 4:30pm-7pm. Adults $9, kids $5. Proceeds for Land Fund. 151 Tanner’s Grove Rd., Forest City. 828-429-4442.
 
Kistlers Chapel UMC 
Easter Vacation Bible School Sat. March 2, 10am-2pm, ages 4-12, lunch will be provided. Bible lessons, Crafts, Music, Games. 3060 Poors Ford Rd., Rutherfordton.

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Community News

Community News 2/21/13-2/27/13
Community News 2/21/13-2/27/13
Yokefellow Service Center 
Silent auction, now through Thursday, February 28th. Items up for bids include a nautical themed porthole quartz clock, a toy chest with toys, a Jazzy chair “Select Elite” model, 6 ball gloves with 3 balls, and a primitive table.
 
Yokefellow Service Center
Has received a donation of a 2001 white Dodge Grand Caravan Sport. Sealed bids will be taken (in store only) until March 2. Bidding starts at $600. Please stop by the store for auction rules and info. Monday-Saturday, 10am-5pm. 132 Blanton St., Spindale. 
 
3rd Annual RIMA Pavement Pounder 5K Run/Walk 
Saturday, March 9th, 8:00am. Held at Rutherford Internal Medicine; 181 Daniel Rd. Forest City. All proceeds benefit Relay for Life. Registration is available online at: www.rutherfordoutdoor.org or for more info call Janine Clapp at 828-288-6344 or email: Janine.clapp@carolinashealthcare.org
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