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East Softball Nabs First,  R-S Central Not Far Behind
Kevin Carver
East Softball Nabs First, R-S Central Not Far Behind

Two high school teams have hit a couple of bumps in the roads, but have rebounded on the softball field.

It took half the conference season to do it, but East Rutherford has taken over atop the South Mountain Athletic teams. The Lady Cavs downed Chase 6-2 and then overhauled former standings leader, Kings Mountain 8-6 to end the week. East Rutherford (10-2, 7-1) has now won nine straight ballgames.

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Rutherford County Farmers Market  Moves Permanently To Forest City
Rutherford County Farmers Market Moves Permanently To Forest City
It happens on Saturday, April 26th! A new permanent home for the Rutherford County Farmers Market will be open and offer many varieties of home grown and home created goodies. It could be one of the better things which will draw and expose the entire landscape of Forest City to Rutherford County residents. The new facility is under the Cooperative Extension Service with Jan McGuinn in charge.
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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipe 4/10/2014
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipe 4/10/2014
I’m headed to the kitchen and am in a dessert mood. This week I’m using recipes from “What’s Cooking At Tanner’s Grove”, second edition. Let’s get started.
 
Cherry Dessert Salad • Peanut Butter Bars • Soft Gingersnaps
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Community
Community

Hospice of Rutherford County Volunteer Receives Governor’s Medallion Award For Volunteer Service

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Opinion

Listen To Life
Dr. Joey Faucette
Listen To Life

Got Friends?

Moving is stressful.  Finding a new house, starting a new job and taking a new license picture are all scary.  However, the hardest part about moving is finding new friends.  

I had lived in Atlanta for two months and was starting to adjust to my daily routine, but the only people I knew were the people I worked with and my roommate.  I spent some weekend nights cuddling with my dog and the remote. As outgoing as I am, I had no idea how to make friends without the safety net of a school environment.

All of that changed when one of my coworkers asked me to join her, her husband and their friends for a night out.  We were both nervous when the night started, but as the evening progressed, we found out that we were very similar and had a great time!  We’re now very close friends, with even her husband inviting me out on “dates” with them both.  I have never been more grateful for her courage in breaking that “work barrier.”

Today, work positive and make a new friend. 

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Obituaries

Dale “Slab” Buff, age 55

Dale “Slab” Buff, age 55, of Forest City, NC, passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014.


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Dale Thomas Sollars, 71
Dale Thomas Sollars, 71
Dale Thomas Sollars, 71, of Forest City passed away on his birthday, April 3, 2014.
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Dean Cogdell, age 61
Dean Cogdell, age 61

Dean Cogdell, age 61, of Mooresboro, NC, passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014.


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Deborah “Debbie” Lynn Bailey Hollifield, 56
Deborah “Debbie” Lynn Bailey Hollifield, 56

Deborah “Debbie” Lynn Bailey Hollifield, 56, of Rutherfordton, passed away on Tuesday, April 01, 2014.


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Eula Mae Moore, age 89
Eula Mae Moore, age 89
Eula Mae Moore, age 89, of Burnsville, NC, passed away Friday, April 4, 2014 
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James “Wedge” Greene, age 68
James “Wedge” Greene, age 68

James “Wedge” Greene, age 68, of Ellenboro, NC, passed away March 31, 2014. 


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Marion Grace Thomas “Mema” Johnson, 87
Marion Grace Thomas “Mema” Johnson, 87

Marion Grace Thomas “Mema” Johnson, 87, of Spindale, passed away Friday, April 4, 2014. 


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Mrs. Mary Edna Hamrick McCraw, 84
Mrs. Mary Edna Hamrick McCraw, 84

Mrs. Mary Edna Hamrick McCraw, 84, of Mooresboro, passed away on Tuesday, April 02, 2014.


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Runell
Runell
Runell was born in Wake County on February 29, 1932. 
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Ted Hoover Newton, age 85
Ted Hoover Newton, age 85
Ted Hoover Newton, age 85, of Forest City, NC, passed away Thursday, April 3, 2014.
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Wanda Whitesides Byers, age 87
Wanda Whitesides Byers, age 87

Wanda Whitesides Byers, age 87, of Forest City, NC, passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014.


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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
  John’s dad, Johnny, propped his gun up on the shooting stick. It was too heavy for him to hold himself. He gathered his boy close to his bosom and carefully tried to help him aim at the turkey’s neck. In the meantime little John was intent on looking down the barrel and putting the bead on the target just like he had been taught. At seven years old it was a lot to remember but he seemed to be doing just fine. It was his dad who was a nervous wreck. This was his son’s first shot at a turkey and it was a full-fledged strutter; a trophy for anyone, man or child.
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Church News

Church Happenings 4/10/14-4/16/14
Church Happenings 4/10/14-4/16/14
Grace Missionary Methodist Church
Grace Outreach Drama team will be putting on a Black Light Program Sat. April 12, 6pm. Corner of 221A and Kelly Rd., Caroleen.
 
Pleasant View Community Church
Daughters of the King, Sat. April 12, 9am-4pm. Lunch served. Guest speakers: Louann Prater & Melody Vaughn. 828-657-6494. Michael Dr., Forest City.
 
Spindale United Methodist Church
Spaghetti Supper, Sat. April 12, 5-8pm. Adults $7, kids 6-12 $5, under 5 free. Fundraiser for Cub Scouts Pack 901. Proceeds fund Summer Camp. 
 
Rock Springs Baptist Church
Annual Breakfast & Huge Yard Sale, Sat. April 12, 7am-10am. 1184 Rock Springs Rd., Blacksburg, SC. 704-434-2413.
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Community News

Community News 4/10/14-4/16/14
Community News 4/10/14-4/16/14
Shooting For A Cure - Relay for Life 
Sat. April 19, 9am-1pm at Old Hickory Rifle & Pistol Club; Gun Club Rd., Bostic. Beginners welcome, bring own shotgun, pistol & ammo. Sponsored by the Rutherford Co. Sheriff Office, Butler’s Jewelry & Loan & The Old Hickory Rifle & Pistol Club. Proceeds benefit Relay For Life. 
 
Hopewell Hollis Community Clubhouse
19th Annual BBQ Supper, Sat. April 26, 4-8pm. Adults $9, kids 6-12 $5. 
 
Whitehouse Country Breakfast
Sat., April 26, 7-10am. Adults $5, kids 6-12 $2.50, under 6 free. 5408 Painters Gap Rd., Union Mills.
 
2nd Annual Chase FFA Alumni Farm Day
Sat. April 26, 10am-6pm. Rain or shine, admission free. Antique farm equipment, live music, silent auction, tractors & trucks, barnyard animals, master trades, beekeeping & good food. Chase High School; Chase High Rd., Forest City. 828-289-5722.
 
Playwrights Group to meet
Lost Playwrights of Western North Carolina will meet Sat. April 26, 2-4pm at The Village Coffee Shop; Oak St., Forest City (behind Tri-City Mall). All interested in theatre or creative writing encouraged to attend.
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