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All County Teams Fall In Playoffs, But Chesnee Keeps Rolling
Kevin Carver
All County Teams Fall In Playoffs, But Chesnee Keeps Rolling

Unfortunately, the pads, helmets and cleats are to be put away for Rutherford County this season following a turnover prone weekend on the football field in the first round of the playoffs.

In the 1A playoffs, Thomas Jefferson got an early bounce in their favor, but not another went their way the rest of a very rainy and soggy night in Mooresboro.

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Santa on the Chimney
Santa on the Chimney

For more than 20 years, Santa has worried Mrs. Claus sick with his  daring stunt, climbing down on one of the world’s largest chimneys (315 feet tall to be exact) at Chimney Rock. He’s baaaack!

How is Santa able to climb down millions of chimneys around the world in a single night? He practices, of course! Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus, enjoy live holiday music, complimentary hot cocoa, cookies and kids’ activities and see live critters, all included with Park admission.

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Children’s Home Society 2013 Holiday Cards Now Available
Children’s Home Society 2013 Holiday Cards Now Available

Support CHS’s work for children and families by purchasing custom-designed holiday greeting cards.

This year, the CHS holiday card features the inside message of, “May your home be filled with warmth and wonder this holiday season.” 

Cards are available in sets of 20 cards and envelopes for $25 (includes tax and shipping). Purchase at www.chsnc.org, or by calling 1-800-632-1400.

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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipe 11/21/13
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipe 11/21/13
The weather dictates a good bowl of chili or soup. So, this week I’m concentrating on both. Good recipes from “What’s Cooking at Tanner’s Grove”, Second Edition compiled by the Women’s Society of Christian service at Tanner’s Grove United Methodist Church in Forest City. The church has been around since 1850 - 163 Years!
 
Chicken Noodle Soup • Chili Con Carne • Smokey White Bean Chili
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Community
Community

Rutherford County Corvettes Toys For Tots Toy Run

 
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Holidays
Holidays

Organize Your Thanksgiving Holiday

 
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Opinion

Listen To Life
Dr. Joey Faucette
Listen To Life

How much do you learn as the teacher?           

   Every time I find myself teaching someone something, I’m amazed by how much I learn.  For instance, our younger daughter received her learner’s permit to drive.  The primary responsibility for initially teaching her to drive fell on my wife and me in the state where we live…

   …which means I got to go first teaching her.  One of the things that amazed me right away was that she didn’t say, “Daddy, I already know that.”  Many teenagers think they can drive before they get behind the wheel.  She listened carefully and put into practice what we discussed.

   I decided following those first experiences teaching her to drive that the four deadliest words we may ever say are, “I already know that.”  Far too often it seems that an out of control ego prevents genuine learning from taking place.  That it’s a challenge for us to admit—“I don’t know how to do this.”

   Whether it’s at work or school or at home, avoid these four deadly words—“I already know that”—suspend your ego needs, and learn something new so you can Live Positive and Work Positive today.

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Obituaries

Estelle Yelton Shytle, age 87
Estelle Yelton Shytle, age 87
Estelle Yelton Shytle, age 87, went home to be with Jesus on November 13th 2013.  
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Evelyn Morris Ferree, 92
Evelyn Morris Ferree, 92
Evelyn Morris Ferree, 92, of Forest City, peacefully passed into the next world Saturday, November 16, 2013.  
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Norman Christopher “Chris” Daniel, 58
Norman Christopher “Chris” Daniel, 58
Norman Christopher “Chris” Daniel, 58, of Forest City, passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2013.  
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
I climbed in the barn again this morning. It was raining steadily and I didn’t feel like doing the whole treestand, umbrella, and rainsuit thing. So I parked underneath, climbed up to the upper level with my book and newspaper, and watched for deer between the raindrops and paragraphs. I know it’s not what you might expect of an avid hunter, but we all get a little tired and lazy at times. The barn to me, however, is not just a place to get in an easy hunt; it’s more of a getaway where I can do a lot of things.
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Church News

Church Happenings 11/21/13-11/26/13
Church Happenings 11/21/13-11/26/13

Sandy Level Baptist Church
Fish Fry on 1st Saturday of every month, 3-7pm. Everyone Welcome. 1047 Sandy Level Ch. Rd., Bostic.

Sunshine United Methodist Church
Regular weekly schedule: Sunday worship services 9:45am; Sunday school 10:45am. Pastor: Rev. Keys Pendleton. 367 Depriest Rd., Sunshine.
 
Mt. Olivet Baptist Church
Weekly schedule: Sunday school 10am. Worship service at 11am. Mt. Olivet Church Rd. Ellenboro.
 
The Journey Church, Rutherfordton
The Journey Riders invite you to be a part of their weekly Bible study Thursdays, 6:30pm. 828-289-9645, 828-919-0009.
 
New Life Christian Fellowship Church
Mon., 7-8pm NA/AA “Lets Talk” Meeting. Wed., 7-8pm Bible Study. Sunday school 10-11am. Sunday Worship 11am. Need a ride? Transportation is available. 299 E. Main St. Spindale. 704-477-6570.

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Community News

Community News 11/21/13-11/26/13
Community News 11/21/13-11/26/13

14th Annual Toy Run
Sun. Nov. 24, 1pm. Benefiting children deserving a special Christmas. Rain date 12/01/13. Grab your ride and a soft toy or clothes and join us for this special event. Meet at old K-Mart on 74 Bypass, next to Dennys. Depart at 1:45pm for ride to Rutherford County Moose Lodge and deliver toys. Food served for all participants. If you can’t join us, but want to help, drop a toy off at House of Payne Cycle Works and we’ll find them a ride. Any questions, contact David Payne at 828-286-8055, 10am-6pm. Sponsored by The Rutherford County Moose Lodge and CCIB.
 
HOPE Grief Support Group 
Tues. Nov. 26, 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 info.
 
Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner Event
Thurs. Nov. 28, 9am-11am at Cool Springs Gym; 400 West Main St., Forest City. Free Meals, Coats, Blankets. Also, 200 boxes of Household Paper Products, baby diapers and 200 bags of canned goods and non-perishable items, etc. to the first 200 families. Info: 864-461-7178. Sponsored by: Word of Deliverance Church, R.O.T.W. Reaching Outside The Walls Ministries, Chesnee SC. 

A Christmas Prelude
Public is invited to kick off the Christmas season with Ambassador Baptist College’s annual presentations of “A Christmas Prelude featuring Handel’s Messiah.” On Fri. Nov. 29, & Sat. Nov. 30, 7pm. A love offering will be received for the student scholarship fund. 101 Stockton St., Lattimore. Info, 704-434-0303 or visit online at www.ambassadors.edu.

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