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Carolina  Falters in  Super Bowl
Carolina Falters in Super Bowl

Super Bowl

Well, a league leading defense is now 10-2 in the Super Bowl, unfortunately, it wasn't the Panthers who led that category. Denver dealt Carolina a heartbreaking 24-10 loss in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday

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Checkered flag waves for Jimmy Means Racing at the start  of new season
Checkered flag waves for Jimmy Means Racing at the start of new season

Jimmy Means knew by age 14 that he wanted to be a race car driver, a decision he remembers expressing to his school's driver's education teacher.

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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Reader Recipes 2-11-16
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Reader Recipes 2-11-16

February is Black History Month. Much of Southern cuisine and soul food can be traced back to Africa. Okra, rice and sorghum were all common elements of West African cuisine. Soul food doesn't just have to be on the menu this month - it's good for any time comfort is needed.

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5.5 Pound Turnip!
5.5 Pound Turnip!
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Children receive books from  Lions' Club
Children receive books from Lions' Club
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Hoppes receives Trilogy Award
Hoppes receives Trilogy Award
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Obituaries

"Charlie" Charles Arthur Lewis Jr. age 54

"Charlie" Charles Arthur Lewis Jr. age 54 of Forest City passed away Saturday, January 30, 2016. He was born in Asheville, NC.

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Diane Rabb Dunagan, age 70
Diane Rabb Dunagan, age 70

Diane Rabb Dunagan, age 70, of Henrietta, passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016.

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Dorothy Burton Tilley, age 84
Dorothy Burton Tilley, age 84

Dorothy Burton Tilley, age 84, of Forest City, passed away February 4, 2016.

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Eugene Michael
Eugene Michael "Mike" Connelly, 81

Eugene Michael "Mike" Connelly, 81, of Rutherfordton, passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2016.

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Henry Vincent Dworakoski, age 87

Henry Vincent Dworakoski, age 87, currently of Spindale, and a native of Flushing, NY, passed away on February 6 2016.

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Jennings L. Padgett, age 85
Jennings L. Padgett, age 85

Jennings L. Padgett, age 85, of Bostic, passed away Friday, February 5, 2016.

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Jerry Waters, 73
Jerry Waters, 73

Jerry Waters, 73, of Rutherfordton, passed away Sunday, January 31, 2016.

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Johnny F. Lowery, age 66
Johnny F. Lowery, age 66

Johnny F. Lowery, age 66, of Henrietta, passed away Friday, February 5, 2016.

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Lorena Richards Fowler, age 75

Lorena Richards Fowler, age 75, of Rutherfordton, passed away Friday, February 5, 2016.

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Louise Stanley Branch, age 90
Louise Stanley Branch, age 90

Louise Stanley Branch, age 90, of Forest City, passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2016.

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Marian Arthur Amos, age 88
Marian Arthur Amos, age 88

Marian Arthur Amos, age 88, of the Gilkey Community passed away Monday February 1, 2016.

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Roger Dobbins, age 87
Roger Dobbins, age 87

Roger Dobbins, age 87, of Rutherfordton, passed away Saturday, February 6, 2016.

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Sam Warren Ayers, age 90

Sam Warren Ayers, age 90, passed away on Monday, February 1, 2016 .

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Sheila Coffey Trotter, age 63
Sheila Coffey Trotter, age 63

Sheila Coffey Trotter, age 63, of Forest City, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2016.

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Susan Malane Kranich, age 60
Susan Malane Kranich, age 60

Susan Malane Kranich, age 60, of Lawndale, NC passed away Monday, February 1, 2016.

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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Outdoor Truths

As many of you know, sometimes it is more fun to take someone hunting than it is to go yourself. This is especially true when it comes to your own children.

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Church News

Church News 2-11-16
Church News 2-11-16

Piney Ridge CME Church

A Gospel Valentine's Celebration Dinner, honoring Mrs. Rachel Green, Sat. Feb. 13, 5pm at New Bethel AME Zion Church; 263 Forest Street, Forest City.

Piney Ridge CME Church

A Black History Program, Sun. Feb. 21, 3pm. Rev. Johnny L. Searight, Pastor. 4421 Hudlow Rd., Union Mills.

Restoration Church of FC

Yard Sale, bake sale, hair cuts, health screenings, & much more! $5 fill up a bag, $5-$8 haircuts (must schedule a time). Sat. Feb. 27, 10am. 828-288-9797. 133 GardenBrook Dr., Forest City.

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Community News

Community News 2/11/16
Community News 2/11/16

The Friends of Agriculture Breakfasts

Sponsored by the Polk County Farm Bureau, held at the 4-H Center in Columbus on Locust St. every 3rd Wednesday monthly, 7-8am. Each breakfast features a speaker on areas of interest to our community of farmers and food enthusiasts.

Low Cost Spay and Neuters

You can afford to have your pet spayed or neutered with our low cost program. Community Pet Center, 828-287-7738

Country Ham and Chicken Pie Supper

Sat. Feb. 13, 4:30pm until at Mt. Vernon Community Clubhouse; 120 Cemetery Rd. Forest City. Adults $9, kids 6-12 $5, free for kids 5 and under. Sponsored by Mt Vernon Community Club.

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