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October 8, 2015.
"Sow that you may reap, come that you may gain, pay that you may remain."
For more than 70 years the Rutherfordton Garden Club has been following this motto, gathering to learn, share and work on projects that help to beautify the Town of Rutherfordton.
In case anybody missed it, Brendan Thompson ran for a 67-yard touchdown at the end of last Friday's game at Crest. Nicknamed "Twink", who is a special needs kid was set up on the last play of the game to do so by coaches on both sides. After the touchdown, players from both sides ran to the end zone to congratulate the young man. It was a scene that you don't see hardly in the sports. Although it rained, it didn't dampen the spirits of good sportsmanship. Kudos to those involved in handling that whole thing.
What was once home to a Boy Scout troop will now serve youth - and adults - again as early as the end of October.
Annie Mae Haynes Spillars age 90, of Ellerbe, NC passed away on September 30, 2015.
Charles Roy Bradshaw, age 72 of Cross Hill, SC and a former resident of Rutherford County passed away Friday, October 2, 2015.
Hathleen Dills Nichols Couch, age 90 of Forest City passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2015.
Jane Hall Mauney, age 69, of Forest City, passed away on Monday, September 28, 2015.
Katie Merck Hughes, age 85 of Rutherfordton, NC and a former longtime resident of Lexington, NC passed away Sunday, September 27, 2015.
Mr. Luther Eddie Smith age 72 of Rutherfordton went to his reward on Monday September 28, 2015 while being cared for at Rutherford County Hospice.
Mrs. Mary Helen Sansing Boulton age 82 went home to be with The Lord on Wednesday September 30, 2015.
Robert James Julga, age 66, of Lake Lure, passed away Tuesday, September 29,
Sybil Jane Huffstickler Ruff, age 74, of Rutherfordton, NC, passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2015.
Safety in the deer hunting world has made so many strides in the past few decades. I can remember when safety harnesses were not even invented and the only disclaimer on some climbing stands was ones that invoked its owner to "climb at your own risk."
Doggett Grove AME Zion Church
Pew Rally, Oct. 11, 3pm. Appreciation for the Rev. James R. Staley, Oct. 25, 4pm. Lunch 1:30-3:30pm, featuring: Change, The Sunlight Gospel Singers and others. 651 Doggett Grove Rd., Forest City.
Haynes Memorial Baptist
Revival, Oct. 11-14, 6:30pm with Dr. Scott Thompson. Special music each night. Pastor Dwayne Scruggs. 828-657-5115.
Mon. Oct. 12 at the Foundation. More than a play, Defamation is a unique opportunity for our community to engage in civil discourse about the most pressing social issues of our day. Defamation is a riveting courtroom drama that explores the highly charged issues of race, religion, gender and class in the law with a twist: you, the audience, are the jury.
Paws of RC
Come out and support our fundraisers at Sweet Frogs on the third Thursday of every month. Thurs. Oct. 15, 5-9pm. 20% of all sales will go to help the pets of RC. The proceeds will go towards our food bank, foster dogs and our Low Cost Spay and Neuter program.