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February 5, 2015.
past week, it all came to fruition. And possibly at the right time too.
The Cavaliers downed Burns in overtime early last week, but it was the game against Shelby that signified a fast paced turnaround.
Aryelle Miller’s face lights up when her mentor, Sandra Babcock, comes to read with her. The Pinkalicious books are some of her favorites because her favorite color is pink. Babcock, too, enjoys the time she spends with Aryelle. As a Reading Buddy through the Rutherford County Schools Education Foundation, Babcock visits with Aryelle weekly and sometimes comes just to have lunch.
Runners prepared for Run Against Addiction’s first 5K in May 2014. Another race is planned for October, and will be the county’s first half marathon, said Run Against Addiction Founder Angie Sanford.
Angie Sanford and others will again run with a purpose this October when Run Against Addiction again offers a race that’s more than just a running event, but one that is designed to bring awareness to the problem of drug addiction and the power in overcoming it. Information about the event will be provided during “The Big Reveal” on Feb. 10 at 6pm at Spindale House.
With Valentine’s Day in the middle of the month, it’s no surprise that February is National Chocolate Month. Chocolate may reduce heart disease risk as well as prevent memory decline. Today’s chocolate recipes are from the North Carolina Cooperative Extension.
Buddy Lee Dobbins, age 78, of Forest City, passed away Thursday, January 29, 2015.
David Scoggins, age 54, of Caroleen, passed away Thursday, January 29, 2015.
Franklin Brown "Frank" Coker, age 87, of Bostic passed away Tuesday, January 27, 2015.
Grayson Christopher Martin Jr. age 91, of Forest City passed away on Tuesday, January 27, 2014.
Hazel Hill Martin, age 99, of Forest City, passed away Wednesday, January 21, 2015.
Irene Hamrick Lipscomb, age 88, of Rutherfordton passed away Thursday January 29, 2015.
Larry Joe Conner age 67 of Union Mills, passed away Monday January 26, 2015.
Lucille Fowler Hodge age 87 went home to be with the Lord on Friday January 30, 2015.
Mae Irene Bergner was born December 24, 1923 at Chamberlain to Louis and Alma (Arp) Bergner.
Margaret Hampton Long Greene, age 94, of Rutherfordton, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, January 27, 2015.
Martha Burns Freeman, 77, of Georgia, formerly of Ellenboro, passed away on Friday, January 23, 2015.
Mozelle Holt Harris, 89, of Mooresboro, passed away Sunday, January 25, 2015.
Mr. William E. “Bill” Smith, 99, of Mooresboro, went to be with the Lord on January 26, 2015.
Robert Hoyle "Bob" Elliott, age 91 of Forest City passed away Saturday, January 24, 2015.
Thomas Paxton Johnson, age 67, of Rutherfordton, passed away Tuesday, January 27, 2015.
During the end of January, outdoor activities get much slower. To be sure, there are ample opportunities like catching crappie and killing ducks, but the weather can be a real hindrance for those of us who like longer and warmer days
Melvin Hill Church of the Brethren, Polk County
Gospel Pickin’ on the 1st Saturday of every month. Food served 6pm. Singing at 7pm. Everyone Welcome.
Cedar Grove United Methodist Church
Youth Fundraiser, Friday Night Supper, Feb. 6, 4:30pm. Serving: Pork Tenderloin, Chicken, Vegetables, homemade biscuits & desserts. Take-out available. Cost is $10. 160 Toney Rd., Bostic.
Rutherford County Humane Society Thrift Shop
Decorating for the holidays? Christmas decorations and gifts, as well as items for your home, are available at low, low, prices. All furniture at 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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