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Red Cross hopes to increase services and visibility in the county
With a physical presence in Rutherford County again, the American Red Cross hopes to rebuild its volunteer base in order to provide more education and community services, like the installation of smoke alarms. In January the organization partnered with Sp
Red Cross hopes to increase services and visibility in the county

The American Red Cross again has a physical presence in Rutherford County.

With an office inside the United Way building on Withrow Road, American Red Cross Community Executive Amanda Edwards is quick to point out that ARC's presence was never absent in Rutherford County.

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Relationship based ministry helping homeowners in the county
Relationship based ministry helping homeowners in the county

For seven weeks youth and adults from more than 35 states have visited Rutherford County to help homeowners here to have warmer, safer and drier homes.

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SMAC  Conference  Preview
SMAC Conference Preview

August the first, High School football officially began. Since I tackled the Southern Piedmont last week, let's go the SMAC 2A/3A this week. No doubt the top three should be no brainers, but from fourth on back, it's anybody's guess. Let's get to it.

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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Reader Recipes 08-04-16
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Reader Recipes 08-04-16

Sweet summer corn has likely made its way onto your table. Are you ready to try some new ways to use it?

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Slideshow

A sweet treat at the Farmer's Market
A sweet treat at the Farmer's Market
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Chamber Big Green Egg winner
Chamber Big Green Egg winner
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Flag flown over U.S. Capitol calls Rutherford County home
Flag flown over U.S. Capitol calls Rutherford County home
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Obituaries

Betty Lou Harris Arrowood, 84
Betty Lou Harris Arrowood, 84

Betty Lou Harris Arrowood, 84, of Rutherfordton, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2016.

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Billy John Lovelace, age 51
Billy John Lovelace, age 51

Billy John Lovelace, age 51, of Ellenboro, NC, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016.

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Brandon Lovelace, age 29
Brandon Lovelace, age 29

Brandon Lovelace, age 29, of Forest City, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016.

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Fredia Flynn Penson, 77
Fredia Flynn Penson, 77

Fredia Flynn Penson, 77, of Forest City, passed away Monday, July 25, 2016 at Willow Ridge. A native of Rutherford County, she was the daughter of the late Fred Lee and Carrie Dalton Flynn. She was retired from Crellin Plastics and was of the Baptist faith.

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Helen Duncan Hill age 99
Helen Duncan Hill age 99

Helen Duncan Hill age 99, of NYC, formerly of Spindale, passed away Wednesday July 20th, 2016.

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Helen Ward Arrowood, 84
Helen Ward Arrowood, 84

Helen Ward Arrowood, 84, of Rutherfordton, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2016.

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Lennis McAbee Flynn, age 71
Lennis McAbee Flynn, age 71

Lennis McAbee Flynn, age 71, of Lincolnton and formerly of Forest City, passed away July 24, 2016.

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Marjorie Ann Craven age 72

Marjorie Ann Craven age 72 of Rutherfordton went home to be with The Lord on Tuesday July 26, 2016.

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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Outdoor Truths

The home fires may still be burning, it's definitely too hot to fish and too hot for golf. So, I just sits and thinks and plans. And in the late afternoon or early morning I check trail cameras and move tree stands because harvesting a deer doesn't happen in the late fall or winter but more often than not, it happens in the summer. It happens without a bow or gun but with a map, a camera, and strategic planning.

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Church News

Church News 08-04-16
Church News 08-04-16

First United Methodist Church

Welcome Table Free Community Meal, Mondays, 5-6:30pm. Dine in. 264 N Main St., Rutherfordton. Sponsored by churches of Rutherfordton. 828-287-3704.

Crestview Baptist Church

Caregiver Support Group every 3rd Tuesday, 6pm. 630 S. Church St Forest City. 828-375-0046 to register.

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Community News

Community News 08-04-16
Community News 08-04-16

Back to School Festival

Forest City Dunbar Fun Fest, Fri. Aug. 5, 4-8pm. 286 Learning Way, Forest City. Games, prizes, food, fun & jumping!

Children's Health Fair

Sat. Aug. 6, 9am-12pm at First United Methodist Church; 264 N. Main St, Rutherfordton. K-5th grade. Free Screenings & Health Information. First 100 receive bookbags filled with school supplies and a book!

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