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A Positive Belief And An Economic Boost
A Positive Belief And An Economic Boost
She thought she was there to film a television commercial, but to her surprise, Misty Pratt was presented with a check for $10,000 from the Friendship Auto Dealers.
A Positive Belief And An Economic Boost
    Mitch Walters grandfather and father were auto dealers. His future was self proclaimed early, in the fifth grade, when the teacher asked all the kids to write a “Career Book”! It was a book about what they wanted to be when they grew up. Mitch Walters got an “A” on his paper and proudly stated that what he wanted was to have his own automobile dealership, just like his dad. He set his goals at a very young age and has and continues to have auto dealerships and realize his dream! Read More ...
 
County Championship Round Two: Blue Against Red
County Championship Round Two: Blue Against Red
Kevin Carver
County Championship Round Two: Blue Against Red

The battle of Blue against Red is again upon us. It’s a very spooky match up considering that is on Halloween.

R-S Central will travel across county to East Rutherford as the two rivals vie for a shot at the county championship. If Central wins, they will win the title. East would have to beat Central this weekend and then Chase the following week to get the title back.

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The One And Only Cliffside!
The One And Only Cliffside!
Marc Dedmond (seated in wheelchair) enjoys returning to the place where he was born, Cliffside. He’s pictured with his family, (left to right) granddaughter Darby, his wife, Dianne, son, Barnaby and wife Dana, and two grandsons, Cody and Damien.
The One And Only Cliffside!
This year’s Cliffside Day Fall Festival was celebrated on Saturday, October 11th. Read More ...
 
After 45 Years Under Water  The Fabled Lake Lure Apple Truck Is Back On Land!
After 45 Years Under Water  The Fabled Lake Lure Apple Truck Is Back On Land!
Old photo of Charles Ledbetter behind the wheel driving his daddy’s restored “Apple”truck.
After 45 Years Under Water The Fabled Lake Lure Apple Truck Is Back On Land!

Who ever thought that a man’s apple truck would ever become a center of Rutherford County folklore?

 
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Outdoor Truths
Outdoor Truths
    Have you ever wondered about wonder? I mean have you ever thought why you attribute a beauty or awe to certain things? Have you ever been amazed how a large tree can grow from the tiniest crack in a massive rock? Have you ever been rapt by a sunset, a blanket of fog, or ridge of mountains in the fall? I know you have. And I also know you’re beginning to think I’m spending too much time in a tree stand, bored from not seeing deer. Not yet, but I can say this. Deer hunters are people who get to see some of the greatest wonders of earth.  Read More ...

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Leaf Looking
Where is the best place to observe the fall colors?


Mike Wallace Sr., age 67

Mike Wallace Sr., age 67, of Rutherfordton passed away Wednesday, October 22, 2014. 


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listen To Life
listen To Life

What ghosts do you fear?

    One of the things I remember from trick-or-treating as a child at Halloween is that my younger brother was scared to death of ghosts.  Or, actually other kids dressed as ghosts.

    He and I would be walking from one neighbor’s house to another and all of a sudden, he would scream and start crying.  I would look around and there was a kid dressed as a ghost.  I would hug him until “the ghost” walked on by.

    He was afraid of ghosts not because they were ghosts but because they were dressed in all white.  You see when he was a baby and later as a preschooler, he had surgery a couple of times.  All of the OR people wore white as did the other nurses and doctors.  He associated their white dress and the white sheets of “the ghosts” with pain.

    It’s easy for us to associate the ghosts of previous pain with present opportunities.  We can choose to fear these moments because of the past.

    Make a positive life today by redefining your reality.  Look for the positive and you’ll see it as you make a positive life in this negative world. Read More ...

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