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January 5, 2017.
The holiday season has past, and next comes the season many of us have dreaded: It's the season of getting back on track with healthy eating and exercise.
College Football National Title
Clemson (13-1) at Alabama (14-0) (Monday Jan 9 at 8pm)
Former Chase Trojan, Carlos Watkins will get a second chance to play for a National Title at Clemson after the Tigers mauled Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl 31-0. Watkins had two sacks, two pass breakups and three tackles in the win. Watkins now has 10.5 sacks this season which leads the team.
Volunteer Vickey Gendron, left, made Santa hats for newborns for the month of December. The idea was brought to Gendron by Birth Place Director Deana Greene, right,. The two are planning to do special hats throug the year. Pictured holding her newborn dau
New babies born during the month of December at Rutherford Regional Medical Center received a handmade gift designed just for them.
Beryl Lavinia Bailey age 77 of Mill Spring, passed away on December the 28 2016.
Charlotte Herron Butler, age 73, of Forest City, passed away on Saturday, December 31, 2016.
Curtis Mae "Mary" Copeland Toms, 87, of Rutherfordton, passed away on Saturday, December 24, 2016.
Donald Isaac "Little Man" Robertson, age of 44 of Rutherfordton, passed away on Monday, December 19, 2016.
Forrest Yates Toney, Sr., age 84 of Bostic, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2016.
Francis Philip "Frank" Cascino, age 81 of Ellenboro, passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2016.
Joann McClellan, age 66, of Rutherfordton, passed away Saturday, December 24, 2016.
Laban Rhyne Kelly Jr., 90, of Lake Lure, went home to be with his Savior on Monday, December 26, 2016.
Melba Ann Hoyle Powell, age 70 of Forest City passed away Saturday, December 31, 2016.
Modene M. Walker, age 89, of Rutherfordton, passed away Saturday, December 24,
Nancy Ledford Byrd, age 67, of Spindale, passed away on Sunday, December 25, 2016.
Pauline "Polly" Bailey, age 77, of Forest City, passed away on Tuesday, December 27, 2016.
Rosa Lee Franklin Martin, age 81, of Rutherfordton passed away Wednesday December 28, 2016.
Rosie L. Hunt, age 90, of Bostic, passed away Saturday, December 24, 2016.
Sherry Campbell Agner, age 64, of Columbus, NC passed away on December 27, 2016.
Several years ago, I bought 50 acres of not-so-prime real-estate. It was an abandoned farm that was mostly rolling but steep on 3 sides.
St. Gabriel Episcopal Church
The New Hope Community MLK Community will sponsor a Spaghetti Dinner Sat. Jan. 7, 10am-2pm. Cost $7. Funds will sponsor a trip for youth that would like to travel to Martin Luther King Center, Atlanta. Ga. Public invited. 330 North Ridgecrest Ave., Rutherfordton.
Union Mills Presbyterian Church
Adult Bible Study, Sun. Jan. 8, 6pm. Family Bible Study & Potluck Meal every Tuesday beginning Tues. Jan. 10, 6pm. 6130 Hudlow Rd., Union Mills. 828-287-9141.
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 3pm in Mountains Branch Library Community Room. Anyone interested in tracing his or her roots or learning about local history is invited to attend.
Washburn Community Outreach Center
Thrift Store and Food Pantry will be open Thurs., Fri. & Sat., Jan. 5 & 6, 9am-2pm. All toys will be ½ price and all clothing will be 50¢. Food pantry is available for Rutherford County residents. 2934 Piney Mountain Church Rd., Bostic. 828-245-5603.
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