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August 13, 2015.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Brenda Price, age 71, of Forest City, passed away Thursday, August 6, 2015.
Betty Deitz Parris, 82, of Gaffney, SC, passed away on Wednesday, August 05, 2015.
Charles Harrill Hill, 83, of Mooresboro, passed away on Thursday, July 30, 2015.
Coleen Stallings Johnson, 90, of Forest City passed away Saturday, August 8, 2015.
Dr. Thomas Jaski, age 74, passed away on Saturday, August 1st, 2015 with his family at his side.
Janice Ruth Fryauff Matthisen, age 83, passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2015.
Jerry Hill, age 74 of Forest City passed away Sunday, August 2, 2015.
Joyce Jenkins Harris, 84, of Shelby, passed away on Saturday, August 01, 2015.
Linda Mode, age 75, of Casar, NC, passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2015.
Madge L. Melton, age 88, of Forest City, passed away Thursday, August 6, 2015.
Nelle Holloway Parton age 100, of Rutherfordton, NC passed away on Friday, August 7, 2015.
Stanley Gordon Carr, 80, of Bostic, passed away Tuesday, August 04, 2015.
Virginia Ruth Whitaker, 79, of Henrietta, passed away on Thursday, August 06, 2015.
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.
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.
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.