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Grateful Family Pays It Forward,  Establishes Korben's Toy Drive
Grateful Family Pays It Forward, Establishes Korben's Toy Drive

If you live in Rutherford County, chances are you've heard about the untimely death of Matthew Pannell. As reported by MA Andrews in the Rutherford Weekly back in December of 2013, "Mr. Pannell, everybody calls him Cosmo and his wife, Joni had just one child, a son, they named Matthew.

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Another County  Football  Split Decision
Another County Football Split Decision

Only two football games were on tap last week and the schools went 1-1. Three play this Friday and two are at home.

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Honorable Men Doing an Honorable Deed
Honorable Men Doing an Honorable Deed

They may not even know the deceased. It doesn't matter. All they know is that he or she served honorably. They're a veteran, and that is all that matters. So they come to do the 'right thing'.

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Another split  decision this week for RC Football
Another split decision this week for RC Football

Another week and another split decision for Rutherford County football. Let's take a look at what happened and what is to come. At least two play at home (9/15) after all four were on the road this past week.

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Woman's Gut Wrenching Story is an Inspiration and Perfect Reason to Support Upcoming Event
Woman's Gut Wrenching Story is an Inspiration and Perfect Reason to Support Upcoming Event

"Nobody's ever been touched by a story untold... I'm just one person with this condition and there's thousands of others that have had a very rough road. All I can say is I'm being blessed everyday now in recovery. It's not bliss but I certainly see progress! Thankfully, my family is very resilient and we've made it through this stronger than ever. I'm very faithful and positive and hopefully any light I might give will help someone else with their own battles."

- Melissa Tate-Oakley

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East, TJCA continue to roll, Roads trips  for everyone
East, TJCA continue to roll, Roads trips for everyone

It was another split decision this past week on the football field at East Rutherford and Thomas Jefferson both won, while Chase and R-S Central suffered losses.

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Exciting News From The Town Of Forest City
Exciting News From The Town Of Forest City

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.

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East,  TJCA  stay unbeaten
East, TJCA stay unbeaten

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?

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Isothermal breaks ground for new Applied Sciences and Workforce Development Center
Isothermal breaks ground for new Applied Sciences and Workforce Development Center

Ground was broken for the new Applied Sciences and Workforce Development Center on Monday.

Approximately 100 people were in attendance at the ceremony.

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Week one of High School Football  is in the books
Week one of High School Football is in the books

Week one is over, with three Rutherford County football teams winning and four correct picks by yours truly last week. Let's review and preview what's ahead. Perhaps 8-for-8 to start out in the guessing game for me as well?

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Trained Volunteers Needed for Camp Erin Hospice of Rutherford County is in need of volunteers
Trained Volunteers Needed for Camp Erin Hospice of Rutherford County is in need of volunteers
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High School  Football Week 1  RC Preview
High School Football Week 1 RC Preview

It is finally here, the first week of High School Football has all four teams in Rutherford County with a contest this Friday night, August 18th.

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26th Annual Hot Nights Cool Rides
26th Annual Hot Nights Cool Rides

The 26th Annual Hot Nights Cool Rides Car Show is fast approaching! Each year thousands flock to the small town of Forest City on the third Saturday in August (this year August 19). This free event is sponsored by the Forest City Merchants Association and the Town of Forest City. Each year over 400 cars, trucks, and motorcycles lined both sides of historic Main Street. Over 60 classes of cars, trucks, and motorcycles are represented each year. Best of show awards and special awards are also presented.

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High School  Football  Kicks Off
High School Football Kicks Off

High School Football is in gear for the 2017 season, so why not go around the county and see what's going on. Practices are underway, but the first regular season games take place August 18th.

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104 Years Young, Mary Gladys Sams isa Picture of Grace and Beauty
104 Years Young, Mary Gladys Sams isa Picture of Grace and Beauty

If you look up the word 'grace' in the dictionary, you'll find a picture of Mary Gladys Sams.

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Numerous  Sports Topics
Numerous Sports Topics

The Forest City Owls look to be the number one seed out of the Coastal Plain League West once the playoffs start next week. They hold a four game led in the West and have the best overall record in the CPL with two less losses than Fayetteville. However, Wilmington is coming on strong in the East, they have won 10 games in a row now.

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PARENTING IS HARD WORK... WE CAN HELP! Proactive Parenting Initiative for
Pastor Jamie Murphy and his wife Kelley surrounded by their children Levi, Leah, Caleb, Kara, and Micah.
PARENTING IS HARD WORK... WE CAN HELP! Proactive Parenting Initiative for "At-Risk" Kids

Are you struggling with your defiant child? Have all of your 'tried and true' methods of parenting failed? If you're like most parents, you've probably had more than a few moments when you wondered what in the world happened to that sweet loving child that would sit in your lap and dote on every word you said.

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Southern Piedmont 1A Football and Brickyard talk
Southern Piedmont 1A Football and Brickyard talk

Let's take a quick look at how I believe the Southern Piedmont 1A Football standings will shakeout this season.

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John Turner's Antique Plow Collection Becomes Permanent Part of North Carolina History
John (Bill) Turner standing outside his 'museum' of antique plows and other farming equipment
John Turner's Antique Plow Collection Becomes Permanent Part of North Carolina History

It all started back in the 1970's when John (Bill) Turner started his collection of antique plows and other farming equipment. Having grown up farming in the Walls Church Community, Bill knew a thing or two about plows.

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Real early SW 2A Football Projections; Dale Jr. Moment #5
Real early SW 2A Football Projections; Dale Jr. Moment #5

We are less than two weeks away from the start of High School Football with Three of Rutherford County's schools playing a new six team conference known as the Southwestern 2A. This conference was conformed due to this being a realignment year in the state. I will get to Thomas Jefferson soon.

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2017 National Champ & NFL Houston Texan  Carlos Watkins Friday, July 14 at McNair Field as Owls Honor Local Heroes
Photo of Carlos Watkins by: Ty Barber
2017 National Champ & NFL Houston Texan Carlos Watkins Friday, July 14 at McNair Field as Owls Honor Local Heroes

Heroes are all around us. Whether it's the EMT that performs a medical procedure at a crash scene that saves a life or a police officer whose quick thinking prevents a tragedy, they're everywhere. No others in our community deserve our support and praise more than those who rush into a raging fire to save a life or stand vigil, monitoring our condition and providing comfort as we heal from life threatening injuries or illnesses. Doctors, nurses, firefighters, EMT's and police officers, who've trained vigorously and spent countless hours preparing themselves for such an occasion, are heroes in every sense of the word.

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A collection of thoughts:  Dale Earnhardt Jr.
A collection of thoughts: Dale Earnhardt Jr.

We are halfway through the NASCAR season as 18 of 36 races are now complete. So, why not share a Dale Earnhardt Jr. memory since this is his last year of racing. I have six monumental moments of his career. This series will continue as the season progresses.

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Kid Chef Gill Corbett Earns Spot on Food Network Show  and writes book detailing his journey
Gill Corbett, Chef and Author
Kid Chef Gill Corbett Earns Spot on Food Network Show and writes book detailing his journey

When an allergic reaction sent young Gill's mother, Sherry, to the emergency room one evening, the waiting room TV was airing a show that sparked his imagination. "There I stood, feeling frozen and a little bit worried for my mom, when my eyes wandered up to the television. A cooking show called CHOPPED KIDS was on and kids were cooking! I watched with excitement and that is when my dream of being a chef on a kid's competitive cooking show was born"

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Owls clinch  postseason spot
Owls clinch postseason spot

The Forest City Owls will be in Coastal Plain League playoffs this season. Although, Gastonia and Florence were chasing, it was the Owls who clinched that first half Western Division in the CPL this past week.

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Mount Vernon Community Club Giving Thanks and Giving Back
Mt. Vernon Baptist Church members who will be going on mission trips this year- Sulley Carpenter, Rebekah McEntire, and Lisa McEntire will be going to the Ukraine in July. Karsyn Guffey (not pictured) will be going to Nicaragua in July with the Fuller
Mount Vernon Community Club Giving Thanks and Giving Back

After a year of fundraising activities, the Mt. Vernon Community Club is giving back to the community that supported them. Four country ham and chicken pie suppers, along with rental proceeds from events held at the clubhouse, have netted the club $5,000.00 which were distributed to Mount Vernon-Ruth Elementary School, Hudlow Fire Department, Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church, Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, and Rutherford County Sheriff's Department.

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