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A Love Story
Photograph by Carole Brooks
A Love Story

Chapter One

He couldn't look away. Her curves held his gaze and he yearned to touch her, to own her. He wasn't the only one. She was fast. A genuine beauty, designed to capture his wildest imagination. He secretly made a vow to bring her home, and eventually, he did.

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R-S Central goes for 2A Baseball State Title!
R-S Central goes for 2A Baseball State Title!

In the East Rutherford game during the third round of the baseball playoffs, it was a call by Todd Beheler, the first base coach to send Cam Snethen on a bloop hit to stretch a single into a double in the seventh. Ever since that set up, the game winning run to beat the defending 2A state champs and neighboring rival East Rutherford, R-S Central hasn't looked back.

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Forest City Holds  Memorial Day Celebration
Forest City Holds Memorial Day Celebration
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Local Nonprofits Receive Catholic Charities Grants
Local Nonprofits Receive Catholic Charities Grants
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Students Participate in Habitat Build
Students Participate in Habitat Build
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Obituaries

 Ernest Ronell Dotson, age 86
Ernest Ronell Dotson, age 86

Ernest Ronell Dotson, age 86, of Ellenboro, passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017.

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Barbara Ann Murray Skipper, age 71
Barbara Ann Murray Skipper, age 71

Barbara Ann Murray Skipper, age 71, of Forest City, passed away Friday, May 26, 2017.

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Barbara Ann Thomas, age 74
Barbara Ann Thomas, age 74

Barbara Ann Thomas, age 74, of Forest City, passed away Monday, May 22, 2017.

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Brian Scott Clarke, 47
Brian Scott Clarke, 47

Brian Scott Clarke, 47, of Lake Lure, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017.

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Donald H. Fox, age 88

Donald H. Fox, age 88, of Rutherfordton, passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017.

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Dorothy Haynes Dixon, 85
Dorothy Haynes Dixon, 85

Dorothy Haynes Dixon, 85, of Spindale, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017.

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James Lawrence Tate, age 74
James Lawrence Tate, age 74

James Lawrence Tate, age 74, of Forest City, passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2017.

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Maria Bruckner Kreeger, 85

Maria Bruckner Kreeger, 85, of Forest City passed away on May 25, 2017.

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Mary Ruth Paquette
Mary Ruth Paquette

Mary Ruth Paquette was born in Morganton, on January 21, 1940. She passed away on May 23, 2017.

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Mr. Robert Hugh Sims, age 63

Mr. Robert Hugh Sims, age 63, of Rutherfordton, passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017.

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Myrtle Reed Greenholtz, age 72
Myrtle Reed Greenholtz, age 72

Myrtle Reed Greenholtz, age 72 of Forest City passed away Friday, May 26, 2017.

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Reggie Wilson, age 70
Reggie Wilson, age 70

Reggie Wilson, age 70, of Lattimore, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017.

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Ronald
Ronald "Bo" Hugh Hawkins, 70

Ronald "Bo" Hugh Hawkins, 70, passed away Saturday, May 27, 2017.

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Shannon Eugene Brandle, age 50
Shannon Eugene Brandle, age 50

Shannon Eugene Brandle, age 50, of Ellenboro, passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017.

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Sharon Weese Butler, age 61
Sharon Weese Butler, age 61

Sharon Weese Butler, age 61 of Forest City passed away Friday, May 26, 2017.

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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Outdoor Truths

Turkey hunting, where I live, is not for the faint of heart. Even though there are some easy places, much of the hunting I do is in the mountains. Our mountains are not like the Rockies but they are also not like the Deep South.

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Church News

Church News 06-01-17
Church News 06-01-17

Bostic Baptist Church

Free Food & Clothes Closet, Sat. June 3, 9:30am-11am. Call 828-429-1095 for more info.

Main Street Baptist Church

Car Show, Sat. June 3, 9am-2:30pm. Trucks, bikes, cars, all welcome! 327 E. Main St., Spindale. For more info or to register call Todd 828-919-1969 or 828-289-4977.

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Community News

Community News 06-01-17
Community News 06-01-17

Washburn Community Outreach Center Thrift Store: 3 Day Sale! All clothing, shoes & purses will be 50% off Thurs- Sat, June 1-3, 9am-2pm. Stocked with Spring/Summer clothing. Food pantry available for Rutherford County residents, 9:30am-1:30pm. 2934 Piney Mountain Ch Rd, Bostic. 828-245-5603.

13th Annual Renee Ledford Memorial Party &Poker Run: Fri. & Sat. June 2 & 3 at 212 Independent Way, Ellenboro. Proceeds to Cleveland Rutherford Kidney Assn. Friday only, $10 includes bike games & live music featuring Shotgun Sunday. Weekend, $20 includes primitive camping, 1 hand for the poker run, tattoo contest, bike show, live music featuring Bad Romeo. Poker Run Sat., first bike out at 10am, last bike in at 2pm. Info, Jukebox 704-466-8544 or Iceman 828-447-2454.

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