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Cars, athletic events  and dancing lead  this weekend's events
Cars, athletic events and dancing lead this weekend's events

There's no reason to leave town this weekend to find activities for the whole family. From Lake Lure to Forest City, there's plenty to see and do.

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Football  Conference Previews & Small Talk
Football Conference Previews & Small Talk

Let me be clear, I don't trust any team from third on back in the SMAC conference. Somebody will finish third and be strong at the end, but why not take a preseason guess?

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Forest City will soon be home to Hampton Inn  & Suites
Forest City will soon be home to Hampton Inn & Suites

Rutherford County has moved from motel to hotel status with an announcement on Aug. 4 of the construction of a Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton in Forest City.

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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Reader Recipes 8-13-15
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Reader Recipes 8-13-15

Studies have shown children who are involved in preparing family meals also eat more variety of foods. Cooking with your kids doesn't have to be complicated, and provides an opportunity to teach them food safety and nutrition tips. Today's recipes have kids in mind, and were provided to campers during the recent Kids and Chefs Camp offered through Rutherford County 4-H.

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Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Reader Recipes 8-13-15
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Reader Recipes 8-13-15

Studies have shown children who are involved in preparing family meals also eat more variety of foods. Cooking with your kids doesn't have to be complicated, and provides an opportunity to teach them food safety and nutrition tips. Today's recipes have kids in mind, and were provided to campers during the recent Kids and Chefs Camp offered through Rutherford County 4-H.

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Slideshow

Boy Scouts Biking 3,900 Miles to Battle Cancer
Boy Scouts Biking 3,900 Miles to Battle Cancer

On June 15, seven Boy Scouts embarked on an epic bike journey from the Pacific seaside town of Florence, Oregon. Their destination, 66 days and 3,900 miles over the horizon, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. Their mission, to honor a schoolmate they lost to cancer and to raise awareness and funds for teen cancer programs.

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Habitat receives check froam Timken
Habitat receives check froam Timken
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That's a lot of sand, man
That's a lot of sand, man
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Obituaries

     Brenda Price, age 71
Brenda Price, age 71

Brenda Price, age 71, of Forest City, passed away Thursday, August 6, 2015.

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Betty Deitz Parris, 82
Betty Deitz Parris, 82

Betty Deitz Parris, 82, of Gaffney, SC, passed away on Wednesday, August 05, 2015.

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Charles Harrill Hill, 83
Charles Harrill Hill, 83

Charles Harrill Hill, 83, of Mooresboro, passed away on Thursday, July 30, 2015.

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Coleen Stallings Johnson, 90

Coleen Stallings Johnson, 90, of Forest City passed away Saturday, August 8, 2015.

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Dr. Thomas Jaski, age 74
Dr. Thomas Jaski, age 74

Dr. Thomas Jaski, age 74, passed away on Saturday, August 1st, 2015 with his family at his side.

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Janice Ruth Fryauff Matthisen
Janice Ruth Fryauff Matthisen

Janice Ruth Fryauff Matthisen, age 83, passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2015.

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Jerry Hill, age 74
Jerry Hill, age 74

Jerry Hill, age 74 of Forest City passed away Sunday, August 2, 2015.

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Joyce Jenkins Harris, 84
Joyce Jenkins Harris, 84

Joyce Jenkins Harris, 84, of Shelby, passed away on Saturday, August 01, 2015.

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Linda Mode, age 75
Linda Mode, age 75

Linda Mode, age 75, of Casar, NC, passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2015.

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Madge L. Melton, age 88
Madge L. Melton, age 88

Madge L. Melton, age 88, of Forest City, passed away Thursday, August 6, 2015.

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Nelle Holloway Parton age 100

Nelle Holloway Parton age 100, of Rutherfordton, NC passed away on Friday, August 7, 2015.

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Stanley Gordon Carr

Stanley Gordon Carr, 80, of Bostic, passed away Tuesday, August 04, 2015.

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Virginia Ruth Whitaker, 79
Virginia Ruth Whitaker, 79

Virginia Ruth Whitaker, 79, of Henrietta, passed away on Thursday, August 06, 2015.

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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Outdoor Truths

As a young teenager, many of my summer days were spent fishing at the local canal. I remember the unique art to catching carp using whole kernel corn as my bait.

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Church News

Church News 8-13-15
Church News 8-13-15

Mt. Olivet Baptist Church

Offering FREE tutoring! K-5 all subjects and 6-12 math, English and writing. Services will be provided by certified teachers as well as other volunteers. Tuesdays 5-7pm or call Roxy to make an appt. 828-980-3786.

St. John AME Zion Church

Church Anniversary, 146 years, Sun. Aug. 16, 4pm. Guest Minister: Rev. Alfred Blount. Also, Revival Aug. 17-19, 6:30pm. Revivalist Rev. Anarah Henserson. 109 N. Ridgecrest Ave. Rutherfordton.

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Community News

Community News 8-13-15
Community News 8-13-15

FUNC or Fridays Unplugged on Central

1st Friday of each month, 7pm. Sponsored by Rutherford Town Revitalization, the Town of Rutherfordton, Small Town Coffee and others! Families and music lovers alike are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs and fill Central Street to support our local music scene.

Run Against Addiction

Community Prayer: Sept. 10, 6pm. Rutherford County Courthouse; 229 N. Main St., Rutherfordton.

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