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August 31, 2017.
Well, week two of High School Football is in the books and two of the four county teams were victorious. Let's review and preview...shall we?
The heat of a late summer day didn't deter the crowd who turned out in droves to celebrate yet another exciting announcement from the Town of Forest City. With his back to the construction site, Mayor Holland recounted the path that lead to the town's highly anticipated development of property left vacant when the mill closed down in 2001. The town purchased the property in 2004 but the site remained virtually unchanged until last year when they demolished several structures and the vision of 'The Park' began to take shape.
David Stanley Ballard, age 84, of Forest City, passed away on Tuesday, August 22, 2017.
Della H. Moore, age 85, of Ellenboro, passed away Thursday, August 24, 2017.
Gerald Justin Daly, Jr. 86, passed away Sunday August 27, 2017.
Grover Cleveland Haynes, Jr. 92, formerly of Cliffside went to his heavenly home November 25, 2016.
Harold "Spencer" Allen, age 78, of Sandy Mush, passed away August 23, 2017.
Helen Millar Davis age 78 of Rutherfordton, passed away on August 21 2017.
Jesse Eugene (Jay) Huntley II, age 53, of Wilmington, passed away Wednesday, August 23, 2017.
Katie Silver Blanton, 81, of Forest City, passed away Tuesday, July 25, 2017.
Michael Wilkerson, age 60, of Rutherfordton, passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017.
Mildred Jean Waters Parker, 70, of Spindale, passed away Monday, August 21, 2017.
Mr. Tyson Kyle Guy age 96 went home to be with The Lord on Wednesday August 23, 2017.
Mrs. June White Haynes, 92, formerly of Cliffside, went to her heavenly home August 13, 2017.
Nathan Nodine, age 59, of Rutherfordton, passed away Thursday, August 24, 2017.
Ray "Hamburger" White, age 75, of Forest City, passed away Saturday, August 26, 2017.
Richard Earl McClellan, age 71, of Rutherfordton, passed away Friday, August 25, 2017.
Ricky "Harley" Douglas Vickers, Sr. age 60, of Mooresboro, passed away Wednesday, August 23, 2017.
William Richard Williamson age 67 of Forest City, passed away on August 25, 2017.
I've learned over the years, to keep a watchful eye when I travel to a treestand in an unfamiliar place. I especially do this when I'm hunting in another state. I've been lost a few times.
Thermal City United Methodist Church
Spaghetti Supper, Sat. Sept. 2, 4pm until. All you can eat. Adults $8, kids $3, under 6 eat free. Proceeds support the Church. 301 Thermal City Rd, Union Mills.
Riverside Baptist Church
First Sunday Night Singing with The Street Family, Sept. 3, 7pm. 1178 Hogan Rd., Forest City.
Do You Like SweetFrog Premium Frozen Yogurt? Join us, Sat. Sept. 2, 5-9pm to benefit Lung Transplant. Tell the cashier that you support Scott Short and 20% of your purchase will be given back for Medical Expenses.
1st Annual Gospel Explosion "Pick of the Week" Featuring: Sonny Wright, Hezekiah Walker, & Horse Watkins on Sun Sept. 3, 3pm until at Crowes Park, Forest City. Presented by Melvin "Big Dog" Patterson & Music City Records. Any gospel groups wishing to volunteer to sing may sign up at Music City Records. Info, 828-245-1701 or email: BoWhitesides714@gmail.com