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October 21, 2020.
When Collins Metal was paying $12 per 100 pounds, customers were lined up a long way in both directions on business 74 in the eastern edge of Forest City.
"We were paying between 35 and 40 thousand (dollars) per day and every dime of it was going right back into this community," Barry Collins said of a business that has benefited the local economy for over 90 years.
Rutherford County is a basket of jewels, but few outshine The McNair Educational Foundation. With offices on the three largest high school campuses, and outreach that extends as far as local kindergarten classrooms and onto college campuses, the foundation has touched thousands of lives in its 30-plus year history.
David L. Nutting, 70, of Rutherfordton, passed away September 22, 2020.
Ellen Inez Sims Warren, age 80, of Union Mills passed away Saturday October 17, 2020.
Gaynell Owens Bailey, age 85 of Forest City, passed away October 15, 2020.
Johnnie Grant Street, age 88 of Forest City passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2020.
Nellene Jones Whitaker, age 93, of Ellenboro, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2020.
Rickey Gerald Wyatt, 65, of Ellenboro, passed away on October 13, 2020.
Tommy B. Young II, age 49, of Bostic, passed away Friday, October 16, 2020.
Wynelle Price McDaniel, 98, a long-time resident of Caroleen, passed away on October 14, 2020.
Zola Brielle Hardin, infant daughter of Nicole Hardin and Damione Lewis Hardin passed away on Thursday, October 15, 2020.
I've mentioned before how I try to pace myself when deer season opens. When I was younger, I felt like I had to be in the stand every waking minute.