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South Mountain Christian Camp Scholarship Fund
South Mountain Christian Camp Scholarship Fund
South Mountain Christian Camp Scholarship Fund: Trying to touch a generation and change 
the direction of a nation and the world
 
Since 1972, it has been the policy of South Mountain Christian Camp that no child be denied the opportunity to attend Camp due to financial reasons. By sponsoring a camper, you can provide a child age 7 to 15 with a week of camping, hiking, swimming, games, food (both physical and spiritual) and a cabin director eager to become God’s ambassador. 
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Rutherfordton’s Dream Season Ends, High School Football Begins
Kevin Carver
Rutherfordton’s Dream Season Ends, High School Football Begins
The trip across the country lasted just three games, but the Rutherford County should be proud nonetheless. Rutherfordton finished in the top ten among the world and top six nationally in Intermediate 50/70 Little League World Series last week.
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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipes 8/8/13
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipes 8/8/13
We’ve always enjoyed the recipes from Bethel Baptist Church. Their “Forward by Faith” cookbook is a treasure. It’s one that you all should include in your collection.
 
Baked Macaroni & Cheese • BBQ Meatloaf • Chicken Breast Casserole
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Slideshow

Chimney Rock Park
Chimney Rock Park

Solar-Powered Concerts at Chimney Rock  August 11 & Sept. 14 Cast Light on WNC Musicians

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Photo Of The Day Contest!
Photo Of The Day Contest!
Photo Of The Day 08/08/13
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Opinion

Listen To Life
Dr. Joey Faucette
Listen To Life

How’s your vacation?

   Why is it that to take a week of vacation, you have to do two weeks of work before you leave and two weeks of work when you return?  You’re only gone a week!  Does the work multiply while you’re gone?

   This reality can produce a certain amount of guilt about vacation times.  For instance, let’s say you go to the beach, pick up a seashell, and put it up to your ear.  Do you hear the soothing tides of the ocean gently rolling in on the shore?  Or do you hear, "So you thought you'd get away from work for a week, did you?  Don't you feel guilty?  Just think of all the work you’re missing.  That associate could be moving up to take your place, you know…"

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Obituaries

 Ray Alton Church, 70
Ray Alton Church, 70
 Ray Alton Church, 70, of Shelby, passed away on Friday, August 02, 2013. 
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Alice Sexton, 77
Alice Sexton, 77
Alice Sexton, 77, of Forest City, passed away Monday, July 29, 2013. 
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Clarence Silvers, age 88
Clarence Silvers, age 88
Clarence Silvers, age 88, of Rutherfordton, NC, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2013.
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Dorothy Mae Cox McAbee Workman, 94
Dorothy Mae Cox McAbee Workman, 94
Dorothy Mae Cox McAbee Workman, 94, of Mill Spring went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. 
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Eleanor Steins Smith, 90
Eleanor Steins Smith, 90, of Mooresboro, passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2013. 
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Ernestine Mintz Toney, 88
Ernestine Mintz Toney, 88
Ernestine Mintz Toney, 88, of NC Highway 120, passed away on Saturday, August 03, 2013. 
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James Cleveland “Cleve’ Westberry, Sr., age 71
James Cleveland “Cleve’ Westberry, Sr., age 71
James Cleveland “Cleve’ Westberry, Sr., age 71, of Ellenboro, NC, passed away Sunday, August 4, 2013.
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Larry Taylor, 73
Larry Taylor, 73, of Rutherfordton went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 31, 2013. 
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Nancy Apple Rummell, age 71
Nancy Apple Rummell, age 71, of Lake Lure, passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2013. 
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The Reverend James Furman Cobb, 79
The Reverend James Furman Cobb, 79
The Reverend James Furman Cobb, 79, a resident of Holly Springs Senior Citizens Homes, formerly of W.V. passed away on Saturday, August 03, 2013. 
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William Mattison, 64
William Mattison, 64
William Mattison, 64, a resident of Lake Lure, NC passed away on August 2, 2013 after a year and a half battle with cancer
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
   The Vietnam Moving Wall was recently in my area. Hundreds of individuals visited this monument in a period of 3 days. Several civilian and veteran volunteers assisted visitors as they searched for the names of those who died in that war. Wayne was one of those Vietnam veteran volunteers. He is also a long-time friend of mine who started taking me fishing when I was a teenager. We have many stories to tell of days past when fishing was a great part of our lives. For over 30 years now we have remained friends and see each other nearly every week in church. Wayne is not normally an out-front kind of guy. He prefers to do the grunt-work of any mission. He will get dirty, wet, and even take the brunt of criticism in order to keep it off others. He is the type of guy every leader needs – and bunches just like him.
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Church News

Church Happenings 8/8/13-8/14/13
Church Happenings 8/8/13-8/14/13

Glenwood Baptist Church
Free Breakfast and Clothes Give Away Sat. Aug. 10, breakfast 7am-10am and clothes give away 7am-12pm. 461 Bostic-Sunshine Hwy.
 
High Shoal Baptist Church
VBS Aug. 11-16, 6-8:30pm. 284 High Shoals Church Rd., Henrietta. Info: 828-657-6448 or info@highshoalbaptist.org

Centennial United Methodist Church
Live in Concert: The Songfellows Quartet on Sun. Aug. 11, 11am. Casual dress, cookout afterwards. 1473 Boy Scout Camp Rd., Rutherfordton. 
 
Concord Baptist Church
VBS Aug. 11-15, 6-8:30pm. Ages 3-6th grade. Old US Hwy. 74, Bositc. Info: 828-447-5124.

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Community News

Community News 8/8/13-8/14/13
Community News 8/8/13-8/14/13
Buffet Breakfast
All you can eat! Sat. Aug. 10, 7am-10am at Gilkey School Community Center. Adults $5, kids 6-12 $3, 6 and under free. Proceeds help the Gilkey School Community Center.

Carolina Faith Riders 5th Annual Bike Day
Sat. Aug. 24, 10am at the old Kmart parking lot; 1493 US 74A Bypass, Spindale (next to Denny’s Rest.) Family friendly bike games, cornhole tourney, music by 3:16 band, free food, drinks & door prizes. 828-289-1944. 
 
Ashley Williams Benefit Concert 
Sat. Aug. 17, 5pm-9pm at Ellenboro School. Costs is $5 at the door and donations will also be taken. All proceeds are to help with medical expenses. Hosted by Stacey and Tyler Dodson. 828-447-3589.
 
Extension Successful Gardener 
Featuring: Lawns, you’ll learn about the best turf grass varieties to plant, types of fertilizer to use and maintenance tips to keep your lawn healthy. Program held Fri. Aug. 9, 9am-11pm at the Rutherford County Extension Center; 193 Callahan-Koon Rd., Spindale. The program is free, but you are asked to contact the center to register, 828-287-6011.
 
Chimney Rock Event
Music on the Mountain 2013 Concert Series Sun. Aug. 11, 12pm-3pm. No additional cost with paid Park admission. Live music by Grits & Soul and The Swayback Sisters. Enjoy an outdoor concert in the Park flanked by towering rock cliffs and the iconic Chimney Rock. Genres include a variety of folk, country, bluegrass, Americana and acoustic and should appeal to couples and families of all ages. Visit chimneyrockpark.com for details on the bands. 
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