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March 24, 2016.
High school baseball
East Rutherford (7-1, 4-1) continues to get better and swept all three games they had last week. Kaleb Greene had four RBI in the win over Shelby as East allowed just two runs last week. Both of those were to Shelby.
R-S Central (5-2, 4-1) won both games they had this past week. Of course, they have three games this week and host East Rutherford (3/24) at the end of it. They won't play again until after Easter break on April 5th. Both East Rutherford and R-S Central were in a three-way tie atop the SMAC standings coming into the week.
Chase (4-3, 3-2) is hanging around in the top half of the SMAC, losing their only conference game of the week to R-S Central. They beat North Henderson and lost to East Gaston. They will host East Burke (3/24) and go to Chesnee (3/28). Chase was tied for fourth in the SMAC coming into the week.
Thomas Jefferson (1-5, 0-4) has battled themselves so far in the early season. The inconsistency of pitching, and plaguing of errors have cost them wins so far this season. They average about three errors a game, but Nomi McMullens leads them with seven RBI on the season.
As a Success Coach at Isothermal Community College, Lisa Courtney wants to help all students to do well and reach their fullest potential. But, sometimes in order to do that, students need interventions beyond help with math or reading. Sometimes barriers to education come in the form of needing childcare, housing or reliable transportation.
Brian Fletcher and Nicole Struble didn't set out to become farmers. But, a passion for food and finding enjoyment in "playing in dirt" led the couple to growing vegetables and raising trout at Deer Valley Farm.
Angela Joan Cole Baynard, age 59, of Forest City passed away, March 12, 2016.
Barbara McMahan Goode, age 73, of Greenville, SC formerly of Spindale, passed away Sunday, March 13, 2016, at Hospice House of Rutherford.
Carol Jean White Keever age 68 of Rutherfordton passed away Sunday March 20, 2016.
Gertrude Sinclair, 97, of Lake Lure, passed away, Monday, March 14, 2016.
Mary Ila Smith, age 72 of Shelby, passed away Tuesday, March 15, 2016.
Mrs. Barbara Jean "B.J." Kidwell, 52, of Forest City, passed away Thursday, March 17, 2016.
Paul Smith Toms, age 98 of Forest City, passed away Saturday, March 12, 2016.
Susan Alley Hartford, age 61, of Forest City, went home to be with her Lord on Friday, March 18, 2016.
Mike is a striper chaser. He's one of those guys who know where the stripers are at any given time of the year. As a result of his persistence he is also a reliable guide for those who want to have a great day on the water.
Faith Baptist Church
Easter Egg Hunt & Hot Dog Lunch, Sat. March 26, 10am-2pm. Please bring towel and dry clothes as we will be getting wet if weather permits it. 149 West Main Ext. Forest City.
Holy Ground Community Church
Gospel Music Jam for all every Tues., 6-8pm. Bring instrument. Sunday 10am & 6pm. Wednesday 6pm. 124 Fairhope St., Forest City (near National Guard).
Easter Egg Hunt
Sat. March 26, 11:30am at The Gilkey School Community Center. After the hunt refreshments will be served (Pizza & Juice). 2 gold eggs and who finds them will win a prize.
Country Breakfast Buffet
Sat. March 26, 7-10am at Whitehouse Community Center, 5408 Painters Gap Rd., Union Mills. Adults $6, kids 6-12 $3, under 6 free.