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Upcoming: Rivals Clash  at R-S Central
Kevin Carver
Upcoming: Rivals Clash at R-S Central
   Red or Blue? Who are you for?
   The battle for Rutherford County supremacy on the football field takes place at R-S Central this weekend.  East Rutherford, who has won the past three meetings in the rivalry will square off against R-S Central for what maybe the County championship decider.
   If R-S Central wins, they are the county champs and if East wins, they will have to beat Chase the following week to collect the title outright. If East won this weekend and Chase the next, it would be a three-way tie which would be decided on the scoring margin.
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The Equestrian Trail Coalition of Western North Carolina
The Equestrian Trail Coalition of Western North Carolina
The Equestrian Trail Coalition of Western North Carolina is a equestrian group in our region. The mission of Equestrian Trail Coalition of Western North Carolina (ETC of WNC) is to develop, preserve, and protect equestrian trails. The goal is to promote trail stewardship, preserve nature’s beauty through land conservation, encourage comradery among equestrian enthusiasts and positively impact the economy of Western North Carolina.
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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipe 10/31/13
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipe 10/31/13
With the approaching holidays and the fall weather, it seems to say “cookie time”! So, let’s go to the kitchen and share some recipes for everyone’s favorite snack, cookies. I’m using “Pleasures from the Good Earth”  cookbook from Big Springs Baptist Church.
 
Snickerdoodles • Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies • Cherry Bars
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Slideshow

Chimney Rock Park
Chimney Rock Park

Get Elevated at Climbin’ The Chimney Saturday, November 9

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Photo Of The Day Contest!
Photo Of The Day Contest!
Photo Of The Day!
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Rutherford Regional Health Systems
Rutherford Regional Health Systems
Tenors Touch Lives For Rutherford Regional Health Foundation Performance
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Opinion

Listen To Life
Dr. Joey Faucette
Listen To Life

How’s your pace?

As I travel and speak to business groups and associations, one of the most common questions I get is, “How do you write all of those stories?” These stories are on the radio and in newspapers across the U.S. and on our blog which reaches hundreds of thousands of people in some 50 countries.

My usual response is something like, “Well, I listen to my life and that’s where the stories come from.” Then lots of times there’s a follow-up question: “But how do you write so many?”  And that’s a fair question since I write about 260 or so a year.

I always answer, “I write them one at a time.”

You see, if I sat down in front of my blank computer screen with that constantly blinking cursor staring at me, and said, “I’ve got to write 260 stories” I’d never write the first one. I’d be paralyzed, frozen, by such a daunting task.

But just about everyday something happens around me and I jot myself a note about it. Later I sit down and write about that experience and it becomes a story. And pretty soon one story in a blog becomes 260.

Today, just listen to life for your story as you Live Positive and Work Positive in a negative world.

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Obituaries

Fannie Lynch Sane, age 82

 Fannie Lynch Sane, age 82, of Rutherfordton, NC, passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2013.


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Bernard Prosser of Bostic, NC
Bernard Prosser of Bostic, NC
Bernard Prosser of Bostic, NC, passed away peacefully Wednesday, October 23, 2013.
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Errol Warren Cole, age 63
Errol Warren Cole, age 63 of Ellenboro, passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2013. 
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John William Hughes, 70
John William Hughes, 70
John William Hughes, 70, of Rutherfordton, passed away  October 26th 2013. 
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Mrs. Dorothy Lee McNeilly Pruett, 83
Mrs. Dorothy Lee McNeilly Pruett, 83 of Casar passed away October 29, 2013. 
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Norma Devon Biggerstaff, 76
Norma Devon Biggerstaff, 76, of Shelby, passed away on Wednesday, October 23, 2013. 
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Reverend Herbert Milton Walker, 70
Reverend Herbert Milton Walker, 70, a resident of Oak Grove Healthcare Center, Rutherfordton, passed away on Monday, October 21, 2013. 
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Sondra Sisk Holt, age 54
Sondra Sisk Holt, age 54
Sondra Sisk Holt, age 54, of Bostic, NC, died Saturday, October 26, 2013 at the Hospice House of Rutherford County.
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths

   One of my favorite creations in our world is that thing we call a “day.” You know, that 24 hours that comes to an end, only to begin another 24 hours. Now I know it doesn’t take much to intrigue me but this has always been something that I have given thought to. And if you think about it, it is one of the most refreshing things about life.

   In hunting or fishing it doesn’t matter what yesterday was like, today is a new day. It doesn’t matter that I never saw a deer yesterday, today will be better.

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Church News

Church Happenings 10/31/13-11/6/13
Church Happenings 10/31/13-11/6/13

Long Branch Road Baptist Church
Christmas Bazaar Sat. Nov. 2, 8am-2pm. Breakfast 8am-10am. Lunch 11am-1pm. 828-429-4479. 621 Long Branch Rd., Forest City.
 
Bostic First Baptist Church
Free Food & Clothes Closet on Sat. Nov. 2, 10am-12pm.
 
Faith Praise and Worship
Everyone welcome, simple and natural approach to family wellness 101. Sat. Nov. 4, 7pm-8:30pm. 143 Old Wagy Rd. Forest City.

West Point Baptist Church
Operation Inasmuch Sat. Nov. 2, 8am-12pm. The following FREE SERVICES will be offered: Clothes closet, food give-away, car wash and service. 1160 Union Rd., Rutherfordton. 828-287-0165.

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Community News

Community News 10/31/13-11/6/13
Community News 10/31/13-11/6/13

Music at the Mills
Fri. Nov. 1, featuring: Homegrown Music. Music 7pm & Supper 6pm. Union Mills Learning Center; 6495 Hudlow Rd. Union Mills.
 
Washburn Community Outreach Center
50% off all items sale on Sat. Nov. 2, 9am-2pm. All proceeds go towards funding our food pantry ministry. 2934 Piney Mountain Church Road in Bostic. 828-245-5603
 
Fundraiser for Pancreatic Cancer Research 
Sun. Nov. 3, 10am-3pm. 108 E. Main St., Forest City. Selling Thirty One - all kinds of bags, scarfs, gifts, etc. Refreshments served. Info: www.mythirtyone/EllenMoyer or 828-289-4429.

HOPE Grief Support Group
November 5, 6pm at Hospice of Rutherford County.  This is a free support group for any adult who has lost a loved one.  Please call 828-245-0095 to register or for more information.

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