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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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Community News 10-27-16
Community News 10-27-16

Halloween Party

Mon. Oct. 31, 5-7pm at the Gilkey School Community Center. Food, Games and treat bags for kids. 217 Gilkey School Rd., Rutherfordton.

Blood Drives

•Nov. 1, 2pm-6pm at Gilkey School Community Center; 217 Gilkey School, Rutherfordton. •Nov. 11, 2:30pm-7pm at Big Spring Baptist Church; 534 Big Springs Baptist Church Road, Ellenboro.

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Community News 10-20-16
Community News 10-20-16

Blood Drives

•Fri. Oct. 21, 12pm-5:30pm at Forest City Fire Dept., 186 S. Church St., Forest City. •Sat. Oct. 22, 11am-2pm at Community Bloodmobile; 531 Soco Gap Rd., Ellenboro, 828-395-5248. •Mon. Oct. 24, 3-7:30pm at Corinth Baptist Church, 767 Pinehurst Rd., Ellenboro.

Rutherford County Branch NAACP #5444

Annual Freedom Fund Banquet, Theme: "It's our time...it's our vote!" Sat. Oct. 22, 5pm at New Bethel AME Zion Church; 263 Forest St., Forest City. Guest speaker: Rev. Melvin Clark, President of the Cleveland County Branch, Shelby. 828-748-4680.

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Community News 10-13-16
Community News 10-13-16

Blood Drives

•Mon. Oct. 24, 3-7:30pm at Corinth Baptist Church, 767 Pinehurst Rd., Ellenboro. •Thurs. Oct. 20, 8am-1pm at Chase High School, 1603 Chase High Rd., Forest City. •Fri. Oct. 21, 12pm-5:30pm at Forest City Fire Dept., 186 S. Church St., Forest City.

Posture Class

Is your posture important to you? If you are interested in improving your posture, join us for a FREE Posture Class at Carolina Chiropractic Plus, Forest City office Mon. Oct. 24, 5:15pm.

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Community News 10-06-16
Community News 10-06-16

Country Ham and Chicken Pie Supper

Sat. Oct. 8, 4:30-6:30pm at Mt. Vernon Community Clubhouse, located across from Mt. Vernon Ruth School on Hudlow Rd. Cost: Adults $9, kids 6-12 $5, 5 and under free. Fundraiser for Mt. Vernon Community Club.

Buffet Breakfast

Sat. Oct. 8, 7am-10am at the Gilkey School Community Center. Adults $6, kids 6-12 $3, 5 and under Free. Proceeds help support the Community Center. 217 Gilkey School Rd., Rutherfordton.

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Community News 09-29-16
Community News 09-29-16

Domestic Violence Education/Support Group

Women who are victims of any kind of domestic abuse, or who never want to be, are invited the 1st Tuesday of each month 6-8pm. Contact Dr. Johnnie Martin, 828-286-9590 or Sally Claroni, 828-245-1390 ext. 104 for more info.

Community Event

The Rutherford County Branch NAACP will sponsor a Candidate Forum, Thurs. Sept. 29, 6pm at New Bethel AME Zion Church, Forest City. Come meet the 2016 Candidates from Rutherford County. There will be a questions and answer session. The Public is invited.

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Community News 092216
Community News 092216

American Legion Bingo

Every Thursday, doors open at 6pm. 2501 US 64/74A Hwy., Green Hill. Food concession available.

Washburn Community Outreach Center

Well stocked with Fall and Winter clothing. All Jeans and Pants, buy a pair and get a pair free. Sept. 22-24, 9am-2pm. 2934 Piney Mountain Church Rd., Bostic. 828-245-5603.

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Community News 09-15-16
Community News 09-15-16

Blood Drive

Fri. Sept. 23, 4pm-9pm at Word of Faith; 207 Old Flynn Road, Spindale. For more info or to schedule an appt please call 828-287-9100.

HOPE Grief Support Group

Free support group for any adult who has lost a loved one. Offered at the Hospice Annette Cash Whitaker Center of Living, 374 Hudlow Rd., Forest City. Tuesdays; Sept. 20 & 27 at 10am. 828-245-0095.

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Community News 09-08-16
Community News 09-08-16

American Legion Bingo

Every Thursday, doors open at 6pm. 2501 US 64/74A Hwy., Green Hill. Food concession available.

Family Story time

Join Miss Nicole for story time, music & crafts every Tuesday at 10:30am at Haynes Branch Library and every Thursday at 10:30am at Mountains Branch Library. All ages are welcome. 828-287-6116.

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