Volunteers, many wearing gloves and face masks, unloaded a tractor-trailer of surplus food for disadvantaged folks recently at South Mountain Christian Camp. The effort is part of Washburn Community Outreach. The food is provided by Second Harvest Metro
The Rev. Sam Burleson evoked the Holy Spirit and prayed over all the chaos and fear of the coronavirus outbreak thanking God for the more than 40 volunteers who showed up to distribute food, but Anita Behrns may have gotten off the best prayer when she said in gratitude, "Today more than ever."
Behrns and her husband Richard are among the head knockers at the Washburn Community Outreach which has recently fed thousands through its food bank.
As a 19-year-old Appalachian State University student Jay Jackson decided he wanted to be in law enforcement. Studying Criminal Justice, Jackson was offered an internship with the Catawba County Sheriff's Department and that affirmed his desires thus his career path was set for the next 30 years.
The iconic sports writer, publisher, risk taker, friend of the underdog, teacher, counselor, and hilarious jokester passed September 26, 2017 but the impact of his life rolls on, including into the paper you are reading.
by Rev. Dr. Garin Hill Minister, First Baptist Church, Forest City
Tuesday, December 3rd was a very special evening at First Baptist Church in Forest City, as our congregation had the opportunity to host a wonderful Christmas concert by the Rutherford Community Chorus (RCC).