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February 16, 2017.
East Rutherford got past R-S Central for the second time this season in a 61-49 victory to remain unbeaten at 23-0, 16-0.
Kirk Wilkerson, who was diagnosed in 2016 with Smoldering Multiple Myeloma, will take part in a fundraising event for the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, Moving Mountains for Multiple Myeloma. He will climb to the base camp at Mount Everest in 2018.
An insurance policy changed Kirk Wilkerson's life.
Wilkerson, owner of Covenant Advisory Group, went to write an insurance policy on himself and instead of getting the preferred rates he had pictured, he was instead declined.
Alex Trent Splawn of Spindale, passed away Monday February 6, 2017.
Barbara Jean Kindle of Rutherfordton, went to rest with our Lord on February 6, 2017.
Betty Jean Hamrick Brooks, age 87, of Spindale, widow of the Rev. Nelson Brooks went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday February 5, 2017.
Bill Hines, age 76, of Forest City, passed away on Thursday, February 9, 2017.
Broadus Hugh Morris age 86 of Spindale, passed away Sunday February 5th 2017.
Cynthia Ann Moore Weathers, of Harris, NC, passed away on Wednesday, February 8, 2017.
Elaine Schappet Haines, age 91, a longtime resident of Tryon, NC passed away Thursday, February 9, 2017.
Elizabeth Davis of Casar, age 61 went to be with Jesus on February 5, 2017.
Elnita Bailey Jolley, 95, passed away Thursday, February 9, 2017.
Gary Lee Buchanan, age 58, of Marion, passed away Monday, February 6, 2017.
Howard Ray Guffey, age 76, of Forest City, passed away on Monday, February 6, 2017.
Jo-ann McDaniel Kee, age 51, of Ellenboro, passed away on Friday, February 10, 2017.
Johnny Mack Crawford, age 72, of Union Mills, passed away Friday, February 10, 2017.
Larry Dale Keever, age 61, passed away Thursday, February 9, 2017
Louise Allen Wyatt, age 89, of Forest City, passed away on Saturday, February 11, 2017.
Mrs. Geraldine Ann Arndt, age 71, of Forest City, passed away Sunday February 5, 2017.
Perry F. Dotson, age 71, of Ellenboro, passed away on Wednesday, February 8, 2017.
Ruby Arrowood Cordell, age 83, of Rutherfordton, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017.
Sally Louise Goode Queen, 91, of Rutherfordton, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2017.
Sophia Ann Williams Allen, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 4, 2017.
Wallace Jason Ruppe, age 91, of Rutherfordton, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017.
Weldon Bailey, age 68, of Spindale, passed away Tuesday, February 7, 2017.
I used to hate the thoughts of driving more than an hour or so to some destination. That seems so long ago. Now, if I have an event or hunting trip of 5 hours or less, I feel like I'm still in my neighborhood.
Long Branch Road Baptist Church
Pancake Breakfast, Sat. Feb. 18, 8am-10am. Cost $6 per person. 621 Long Branch Road, Forest City. 828-429-4479.
Salem United Methodist Church, Bostic
Flippin' for Kids, Pancake Breakfast sponsored by the Children's Ministry. Sat. Feb. 18, 8am-11am. Donations to benefit displaced children of Rutherford County through Alexander Youth Network.
Temple Baptist Church, Six Points.
Free Clothes and Groceries, Sat. Feb. 18, 9am-11am.
BelkGives on the Go Mobile Mammography Center to visit Tri City Mall in Forest City on Sat. Feb. 18, 9am-5:30pm to offer free, convenient mammogram screenings. Women age 40 and over with no breast concerns, who have not had a mammogram in the last 12 months and have a primary care physician are eligible by calling 855-655-2662 to schedule an appt. After receiving their mammograms, women also can receive complimentary bra fittings.
Alzheimer's/Dementia Caregivers Support Group: meets on every 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm at the Perry Moore house on Main St., Rutherfordton. Free and open to all caregivers. 828-287-5475.