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Isothermal Embraces Its Future While Honoring Its Past
An aerial view of campus in the 1980s, prior to construction of the communications building.
Isothermal Embraces Its Future While Honoring Its Past

In September 1964, the citizens of Rutherford County voted nearly 18 to 1 for a bond issue to build the first buildings that would create the campus of Isothermal Community College. Fifty years later, the College has grown to include a campus in Polk County, offers 87 programs of study, provides customized training to area business and is home to Rutherford Early College High School.

 
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Thomas Jefferson, R-S Central Open Postseason With Wins
Thomas Jefferson, R-S Central Open Postseason With Wins

Thomas Jefferson has finally won a football playoff game! 

The past two seasons, both have ended in first round playoff losses. This past Friday, Coach Jerry Cash and his players earned the school’s first ever playoff win on the gridiron. The Gryphons Tyler Mitchell came up big when they needed him too. Following South Stanly’s only lead of the game at 8-6 in the first half, Mitchell took an 85-yard kickoff to the house and then he finalized the game with a 50-yard touchdown reception to cap a 33-14 win.

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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipe 11/13/2014
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipe 11/13/2014

As we continue toward Thanksgiving, we take a look at some additional sides to serve alongside the turkey, stuffing and gravy. Today’s recipes are courtesy of the N.C. Cooperative Extension’s Rutherford County Center. 

 
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Slideshow

Glucose Screenings
Glucose Screenings
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Hospice of Rutherford County’s Camp Erin Serves 50 Grieving Children
Hospice of Rutherford County’s Camp Erin Serves 50 Grieving Children
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Rutherford COunty Extension & Community Association  Holds Salad Extravaganza
Rutherford COunty Extension & Community Association Holds Salad Extravaganza
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Obituaries

 Charles Thomas Butler, age 93
Charles Thomas Butler, age 93

 

Charles Thomas Butler, age 93, of Forest City, passed away Sunday, November 9, 2014.  

 
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C. Clayton Worley, age 76
C. Clayton Worley, age 76

C. Clayton Worley, age 76, of Ellenboro, passed away Sunday, November 9, 2014.

 
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Christina Diane Queen, age 23
Christina Diane Queen, age 23

Christina Diane Queen, age 23, of Henrietta passed away Thursday, November 13, 2014.

 
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Doris Blackburn McBrayer, 84
Doris Blackburn McBrayer, 84

Doris Blackburn McBrayer, 84, of Forest City, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014.

 
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Harold Reece Scoggins, 74
Harold Reece Scoggins, 74, of Ellenboro, passed away on Sunday, November 16, 2014. 
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Joe Dewey Helms age 70
Joe Dewey Helms age 70

Joe Dewey Helms age 70 passed away Monday, November 17, 2014. 

 
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Louise VanDyke Smith, 95
Louise VanDyke Smith, 95

Louise VanDyke Smith, 95, of Bostic, passed away Thursday, November 13, 2014.

 
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Patricia Lea Purdy Kelly, 34
Patricia Lea Purdy Kelly, 34, of Ellenboro, passed away Thursday, November 13, 2014. 
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Robert Paul Kennedy, age 75
Robert Paul Kennedy, age 75

Robert Paul Kennedy, age 75, of Ellenboro, passed away Monday, November 10, 2014.

 
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Virginia Cohoon Greene, age 90
Virginia Cohoon Greene, age 90

Virginia Cohoon Greene, age 90, of Forest City, formerly of Mooresboro, passed away Thursday, November 13, 2014.

 
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Outdoor Truths
 I’ve always considered myself a prepared hunter – some would say over prepared.
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Church News

Church NEws 11-20-14
Church NEws 11-20-14

First United Methodist Church

Women Annual Bazaar, Sat. Nov. 22, 8am-4pm. Come early and enjoy breakfast, shopping, a delicious lunch and fellowship. 264 North Main St., Rutherfordton. 

 

Long Branch Road Baptist Church

Pick-up of pre-ordered Boston Butt is Saturday, November 22, 3pm-4pm. 621 Long Branch Road, Forest City. For more information, please call 828-429-4479.

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Community News

Community News 11-20-14
Community News 11-20-14

Rutherford County Humane Society Thrift Shop

Christmas decorations, gifts & items for your home are available at low prices. All furniture ½ price. Proceeds benefit the Rutherford County Humane Society, a no-kill, non-profit 501(C)(3) animal rescue organization. We also accept donations of food and bedding supplies for dogs and cats waiting to be adopted. All donations are tax deductible. 828-625-1042. 305 Buffalo Creek Rd., Lake Lure.

Coat Give Away

Gilkey School Community Center still has coats to give away. If anyone is in the need for one, call Gail Parton at 828-287-4830 or 828-289-5208 or Hilda Roper at 828-287-5673 to arrange a time to get one.

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