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Gardner-Webb Alumnus Phillip Snider Performs on A&E's
Gardner-Webb Alumnus Phillip Snider Performs on A&E's "Duck Dynasty"

A chance meeting with a fellow musician recently led to a career opportunity for Phillip Snider, a 2012 graduate of Gardner-Webb University. He was asked to play the drums on the popular A&E reality show, "Duck Dynasty," in Monroe, La. The show stars the Robertson family, who have made millions selling duck calls and decoys. Snider was in the ninth episode, which originally aired Feb. 17, 2016, and can be seen in reruns.

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Genealogical Society seeks submissions for volume two of heritage book
Genealogical Society seeks submissions for volume two of heritage book

More than 30 years have passed since the publication of "The Heritage of Rutherford County, NC - Volume 1." Now, a new hardbound book featuring the stories and pictures of families in Rutherford County will be printed in late 2016, and the Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County is seeking submissions for publication.

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White starts for Astros, Martinsville Recap
White starts for Astros, Martinsville Recap

I am sure back in high school, you dream about the future. Some people just make those dreams come true. Despite the odds of being a 33rd round draft pick out of Western Carolina, Rutherford County's own Tyler White has persevered.

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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Reader Recipes 04-07-16
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Reader Recipes 04-07-16

National Nutrition Month was in March, and the theme for this year's celebration was "Savor the Flavor of Eating Right." The Rutherford County Health Department's WIC Program provided today's recipes that include flavors from around the world.

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Slideshow

Local pet takes top honor in Sixth Annual Citadel Beautiful Bulldog Contest
Local pet takes top honor in Sixth Annual Citadel Beautiful Bulldog Contest
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SMCC Offers Summer Camp You Can Afford
SMCC Offers Summer Camp You Can Afford
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Two Long-Time Hospice Agencies Sign Merge Agreement
Two Long-Time Hospice Agencies Sign Merge Agreement
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Obituaries

Cecil Clark, age 71

Cecil Clark, age 71, of Forest City, passed away on Thursday, March 31, 2016.

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Garry Lee McDowell, age 61

Garry Lee McDowell, age 61, of Spindale, NC, passed away Friday, March 25, 2016.

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Gene Elmore Ashe age 68
Gene Elmore Ashe age 68

Gene Elmore Ashe age 68 passed away on March the 31, 2016.

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Jimmy Ray Street, age 78
Jimmy Ray Street, age 78

Jimmy Ray Street, age 78, of Forest City, NC, passed away Sunday April 3, 2016.

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Mary Ann Owens Craig, 62
Mary Ann Owens Craig, 62

Mary Ann Owens Craig, 62, passed away on Friday, March 25, 2016.

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Mary Jo Deese of Spindale, NC
Mary Jo Deese of Spindale, NC

Mary Jo Deese of Spindale, NC passed away on Friday, April 1, 2016.

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Nathan Bradley, age 57
Nathan Bradley, age 57

Nathan Bradley, age 57, of Spindale, passed away Saturday, March 26, 2016.

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Roger Heusinkveld, age 77
Roger Heusinkveld, age 77

Roger Heusinkveld, age 77, of Forest City, passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2016.

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Spencer Brian Blanton, age 35
Spencer Brian Blanton, age 35

Spencer Brian Blanton, age 35, of Caroleen, passed away March 26, 2016.

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Wanda Kay Millard, age 63
Wanda Kay Millard, age 63

Wanda Kay Millard, age 63, of Forest City, passed away Thursday, March 31, 2016.

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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Outdoor Truths

I'm getting pretty excited about turkey season. It's only a week away here but the toms are already gobbling and strutting. It's their time of year and they know it.

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Church News

Church News 04-07-16
Church News 04-07-16

West Point Baptist Church

A Talent Show, hosted by the Student Ministry, Fri. April 8, 7pm. Donation admission goes toward Summer Camp. 828-287-0165 1160 Union Rd., Rutherfordton.

Pleasant View Community Church

Ladies Day Annual Event, Sat. April 9, 9am-4pm. Lunch provided. 129 Michael Drive, Forest City. 828-248-2270.

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Community News

Community News 04-07-16
Community News 04-07-16

Cooking with Herbs & Spices

Wed. April 21, 2-4pm or 5:30-7:30pm at Cooperative Extension, 193 Callahan Koon Road, Spindale. Taste samples, recipes, and more, $5 per person. Call 828-287-6010 to register.

Rutherfordton Lions Club

12th Annual Golf Tournament, Wed., May 4th, at Meadowbrok Golf Course. All proceeds are used to support the Club, which is a non-profit organization who help those who have needs in Rutherford County. To be a sponsor, please call 828-287-8085.

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