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Community News 042017
Community News 042017

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament: Fri. April 21, 6pm at Cool Springs Gym; 121 Memorial Dr., Forest City. Championship Game NC vs SC, 4/22.

Health Fair

Fri. April 21, 2-5pm at the Gilkey School Community Center. This is open to all at no cost if you need assistance with any form of health care come and check with us. We hope that we will have about 21 different agency from all form of health screening to medical assistance. 217 Gilkey School Rd., Rutherfordton.

Betsy Ross 4H Earth Day Party at Kid Senses Interactive Museum on Sat. April 22. First 20 kids registered are free, ages 5-10 only. Email; BestyRoss4H@gmail.com to register your child today!! 4H is an educational program for boys and girls, ages 5-18. Exciting club and special interest programs along with other activities and events support the "learning by doing" concept of 4H. 828-287-6010.

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Community News 041317
Community News 041317

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament: Fri. April 21, 6pm at Cool Springs Gym; 121 Memorial Dr., Forest City. Championship Game NC vs SC, 4/22.

Betsy Ross 4H Earth Day Party at Kid Senses Interactive Museum on Sat. April 22. First 20 kids registered are free, ages 5-10 only. Email; BestyRoss4H@gmail.com to register your child today! Educational program for boys and girls, ages 5-18. 828-287-6010.

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Community News 040617
Community News 040617

Easter Egg Extravaganza

Ages 14 and Up. Kids shouldn't have all the fun, right? Decorate Easter Eggs at Haynes Library, Fri. April 7, 6pm. We will have lots of supplies for your use or you can bring your own. 2669 Hwy. 221A, Mooresboro. 828-288-4039.

Betsy Ross 4H Club Bake Sale, Sat. April 8, 11-3pm at Tractor Supply, Forest City. Cookies, cakes, gluten free goodies, and more! Please come and support them! Email: betsyross4h@gmail.com

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Community News  03-30-17
Community News 03-30-17

Rabies Clinic and Nail Clinic

Sat. April 8, 1:30-3:30pm at Rutherford Pet Supply; 115 Reservation Dr., Spindale. $5 minimum donation per Rabies Vaccination and $3 minimum donation per nail trim. Sponsored by Rutherford County Humane Society and Forest City Animal Hospital.

Bostic Lincoln Spring Festival

Sat. April 8, 10am-3pm. Open House, Exhibits, Classic Cars, Food/Craft Vendors, Kid Zone, Lincoln Hill Tours. Music entertainment all day and much, much more. 828-245-9800.

Buffet Breakfast

The Gilkey School Community Center will have a Buffet Breakfast, Sat. April 8, 7am-10am. Adults $6, kids 6-12 $3, kids 5 and under free. Proceeds help Support the Community Center. 217 Gilkey School Rd, Rutherfordton.

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Community News 03-23-17
Community News 03-23-17

Dog Fair and Bake Sale

Sat. March 25, 11am-3pm in Fred's Discount parking lot. In addition to the Bake Sale, there will be refreshments & snacks, Adoptable dogs, RCHS t-shirts, general information, & volunteers to answer questions. All proceeds go to Rutherford County Humane Society's Rescue, adoption, & spay/neuter & community food bank programs. Sponsored by Fred's Discount of Rutherfordton, on Charlotte Rd.

Bill's Creek Fire Dept. Benefit: St. Patrick's Day Supper, Sat. March 25, 4pm. Corned-Beef Dinner with all the fixing. Adults $10, kids age 4-12 $5. Carry-out available. Info, 828-625-5517.

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Community News 03-16-17
Community News 03-16-17

Bill's Creek Fire Dept. Benefit: St. Patrick's Day Supper, Sat. March 25, 4pm. Corned-Beef Dinner with all the fixing. Adults $10, kids age 4-12 $5. Carry-out available. Info, 828-625-5517.

Breakfast Buffet

Country Breakfast Buffet & Indoor Yard Sale, Sat. March 25, 7-10am at Whitehouse Community Center; 5408 Painters Gap Rd., Union Mills. Adults: $6, kids 6-12 $3, under 6 free. Thank you for your support!

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Community News 03-09-17
Community News 03-09-17

Washburn Community Outreach Center

Great Price Reduction on all clothing. Every piece of clothing will only be .50¢. Come by and help us empty our clothing racks in preparation for our Spring/Summer display. Open Thurs.-Sat., March 9-11, 9am-2pm. Our food pantry will be available for Rutherford County residents from 9:30am-1:30pm. 2934 Piney Mountain Church Rd, Bostic.

Country Ham & Chicken Pie Supper

Sat. March 11, 4:30-6:30pm at Mt. Vernon Community Clubhouse, located across from Mt. Vernon Ruth School on Hudlow Road. Adults $9, kids 6-12 $5, kids 5 and under free. Fund raiser for Clubhouse.

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Community News 03-02-17
Community News 03-02-17

Grahamtown Community Center

Blessed are those who serve. The GTeam will be serving bags of food to those in need, every 2nd & 4th Thursday beginning at 4pm. First come, First serve. 129 First Street, Forest City. 828-229-3380.

Mountains Branch Library

Will host "Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!" on Thurs. March 2, 3:30pm. We'll enjoy stories, crafts and even have some Green Eggs. Located in Lake Lure.

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Community News 02-23-17
Community News 02-23-17

Memory Makers: Alzheimer's Support and Resource Group, Thurs. Feb. 23, 6-7:30pm. This group is for anyone dealing with Alzheimer's disease, any stage, in any capacity. The first meeting held at Brookdale Forest City: 493 Piney Ridge Road, Forest City. We plan to meet quarterly throughout the year. Please RSVP to Melanie at 828-288-1171, or April at 828-289-4631.

Poor Man's Supper, Sat. Feb. 25, 4-7pm at the old Casar Fire Department. Adults $7, kids 10 & under, $4. Dine-in or Carry-out. Hosted by Casar's Friends of the Park. Proceeds go to buy new LED Christmas Lights for the Town. 5765 Casar Rd.

Breakfast Buffet

Country Breakfast Buffet & Indoor Yard Sale, Sat. Feb. 25, 7am-10am. Adults $6, kids 6-12 $3, under 6 free. Whitehouse Community Center, 5408 Painters Gap Rd., Union Mills.

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Community News 02-16-17
Community News 02-16-17

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.

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Community News 02-16-17
Community News 02-16-17

Washburn Community Outreach Center

$1 "Kids" clothing bag sale this week. Thrift Store open Thurs., Fri. & Sat., Feb. 9th-11th, 9am-2pm. Food pantry available for Rutherford County residents from 9:30am-1:30pm. 2934 Piney Mountain Church Rd., Bostic. 828-245-5603.

Ham and Chicken Pie Supper

Sat. Feb. 11, 4:30-6:30pm. Adults $9, children 6-12 $5, children 5 & under free. Support Mt. Vernon Community Club. 120 Mount Vernon Cemetery Road, Forest City.

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Community News 02-02-17
Community News 02-02-17

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.

Pink Ladies Support Group: 1st Monday of each month from 5pm to 6:30pm at Rutherford Regional's Cancer Resource Center; for women who have been diagnosed with cancer. 828-245-4596.

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Community News 01-26-17
Community News 01-26-17

Washburn Community Outreach Center

$2 clothing bag sale this week. Thrift Store and Food Pantry will be open Thurs., Fri. & Sat., Jan. 26-28, 9am-2pm. Our food pantry is available for Rutherford County residents. 2934 Piney Mountain Church Rd., Bostic. 828-245-5603.

Country Breakfast Buffet

Sat. Jan. 28, 7-10am at Whitehouse Community Center, 5408 Painters Gap Rd., Union Mills. Adults $6, kids 6-12 $3, under 6 free.

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Community News 01-19-17
Community News 01-19-17

American Legion Post 74

Meeting on the 4th Tuesday of each month in the Legion Cabin; 2501 US 64/74A Hwy. Rutherfordton. Dinner 6pm, meeting to follow. Chuck Brooks, Commander, 828-287-1294.

Brother Wolf Animal Rescue

Pet Adoption Center & Thrift Store in need of cat litter, wet puppy & kitten food, dry cat food, paper towels & trash bags. All donations support animals we rescue in Rutherford County. Weekly specials. This week all coats $1.00. 1366 US 221 Hwy. N, Rutherfordton. 828-287-7338.

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Community News 01-12-17
Community News 01-12-17

Washburn Community Outreach Center

Thrift Store and Food Pantry open Thurs., Fri. & Sat., Jan. 12-14, 9am-2pm. All toys ½ price and all pants 25¢. Our food pantry is available for Rutherford County residents. 2934 Piney Mountain Church Rd., Bostic. 828-245-5603.

Buffet Breakfast

Sat. Jan. 14, 7am-10am at Gilkey School Community Center. Adults $6, kids 6-12 $3, 5 and under free. Proceeds support the Community Center. Gilkey School Rd., Rutherfordton.

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Community News 01-05-17
Community News 01-05-17

Genealogy Club

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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Community News 12-29-16
Community News 12-29-16

Bluegrass Gospel

Union Mills Learning Center Music at the Mills, featuring Heart Cry from Marion Minimum Security Unit in Marion 1-6-17. Music 7pm. New Year's Supper 6pm. 6945 Hudlow Rd. Union Mills.

Hospice of Rutherford County

Volunteer Training, Jan. 9 thru Jan. 11, 10am-3pm at Carolina Event & Conference Center, 374 Hudlow Rd., Forest City or attend training in your home via our website. Call to learn how! 828-245-0095.

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Community News 12-22-16
Community News 12-22-16

Kids Christmas Crafternoon

Thurs. Dec. 22, 3-4:30pm. Mountains Branch Library, Lake Lure. Make a gift, share stories and snacks. Ages 5-12. Free.

Washburn Community Outreach Center

Thrift Store and Food Pantry will be open Thurs & Fri., Dec. 23 & 24, 9am-2pm. Closed Sat. Dec. 24. Our food pantry will be available for Rutherford County residents. 2934 Piney Mountain Church Rd., Bostic. 828-245-5603.

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Community News 12-15-16
Community News 12-15-16

Washburn Community Outreach Center

Need donations of canned goods, including: Fruit, Pinto Beans, Black Eyed Peas, Tuna Fish, Elbow Macaroni, Spaghetti Sauce and Spaghetti, Beans & Weenies, Potatoes, Pork & Beans, Kidney Beans, Peanut Butter & Jelly, and Cereal. Keep in mind our food pantry will be available for Rutherford County residents. Open Thur.-Sat., Dec. 15-17, 9am-2pm. 2934 Piney Mountain Church Rd., Bostic. 828-245-5603.

Coffee and Conversation

Coffee Social and Christmas Celebration for Veterans, Thurs. Dec. 15, 9am-12pm. Donuts and coffee provided. Held at the Rutherford County Veteran Service Office: 303 Fairground Rd., Spindale. 828-287-6185.

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Community News 12-08-16
Community News 12-08-16

Friends of Agriculture Breakfasts

Wed. Dec. 14 at the 4-H Building; 135 Locust St., Columbus. Each breakfast features a speaker on areas of interest to our community of farmers, gardeners, and food enthusiasts.

Coffee and Conversation

Coffee Social and Christmas Celebration for Veterans, Thurs. Dec. 15, 9am-12pm. Donuts and coffee provided. Held at the Rutherford County Veteran Service Office: 303 Fairground Rd., Spindale. 828-287-6185.

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Community News 12-01-16
Community News 12-01-16

Teen Talking Circle

A process and support group for girls 12 and up. Topics: developing self-confidence, understanding relationship boundaries, dealing with conflict and self-care for teenagers. Meeting on Sat. Dec. 10, 9:30am-11am at the YMCA in Shelby. Free, membership in the YMCA is not required. 704-284-0554.

Casar Christmas Parade

Sun. Dec 11, 3pm. Starts at Casar Elementary and goes to Post Office. DJ & public bathrooms at Fire Department. If you would like to enter the Parade please contact Eddie Walker 704-538-3366 or Sharon Moses 704-312-9029. Entry Fee is a new unwrapped toy for Angel Tree.

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Community News 11-23-16
Community News 11-23-16

Thanksgiving Day Dinner

FREE Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner & More, Thurs, Nov. 24, 9am-11am at Cool Springs Gym, 400 W. Main St., Forest City. Free Giveaways: 200 boxes of paper products, personal hygiene's and canned goods, baby diapers until we run out. Enjoy music, dance, face painting, games, & fellowship. Sponsored By: Word Of Deliverance Assemblies, INC. R.O.T.W. Reaching Outside The Walls Ministries, 864-461-7178.

Concert

The public is invited to kick off the Christmas season with Ambassador Baptist College's annual presentation of Handel's Messiah on Fri. & Sat., Nov. 25 & 26, 7pm. 101 Stockton Street in Lattimore. 704-434-0303 or visit www.ambassadors.edu

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Community News 11-17-16
Community News 11-17-16

Rutherford County Toy Run

Sun. Nov. 20, meet at old K-Mart next to Denny's at 12:30pm, depart at 1:30pm. Ride will end at the National Guard Armory. Food served for All Participants. 50/50 drawing will be held at the Armory and door prizes to be given away! Hosted By: Prior Moose Lodge Members & Cleveland County Independent Bikers.

Blood Drives

•Nov. 22, 1pm-5pm at Chili's; 128 Sparks Crossing, Forest City. •Nov. 29, 10am-3pm at Isothermal Community College, Hwy. 74 West, Spindale.

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Community News 11-10-16
Community News 11-10-16

Yokefellow Client Service

In order to better serve our clients, Yokefellow Service Center will be closing Nov. 7-18, to allow for the transition from paper to digital files. We apologize for the inconvenience but are happy to assure you that this will allow us to serve the clients of Rutherford County in a more efficient manner. Dial 211 for a list of other agencies in the county, their hours and types of assistance. During this time, Yokefellow Thrift Store will remain open for shopping and donations.

Washburn Community Outreach Center

Well stocked with Fall and Winter clothing, ALL clothing will be sold for .25¢ each. We also have a great selection of household items, and various Christmas items. Keep in mind our food pantry will be available for Rutherford County residents. Open Thur., Fri., & Sat., Nov. 10-12, 9am-2pm. Come by and check out our selection at 2934 Piney Mountain Church Rd., Bostic. 828-245-5603.

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Community News 11-03-16
Community News 11-03-16

Flowering Bridge Events

•Thurs. Nov. 10, creating fairy gardens. All classes and workshops are held in the bridge's outdoor classroom or, in case of rain, at Town Hall, back entrance. 828-625-2540.

Blood Drive

•Nov. 11, 2:30pm-7pm at Big Spring Baptist Church; 534 Big Springs Baptist Church Road, Ellenboro.

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