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Mom and daughter spent summer vacation with an all-American road trip
Mom and daughter spent summer vacation with an all-American road trip

Leniece Lane and her daughter, Addison, didn't just get their kicks on Route 66, which was part of their summer vacation. Instead, the duo embarked on a trip across the United States to visit various National Parks and historic sites - a trip that they plan to make again.

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An early Southern Piedmont  Football preview
An early Southern Piedmont Football preview

Before we talk about some football, here are a couple thoughts on other sports stuff.

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Local non-profit seeks to restore Romina Theatre
Local non-profit seeks to restore Romina Theatre
The outside of the Romina Theatre after it was opened in 1929. Thus far, photos from the inside of the building haven't been located. Photo contributed by Sue Fair
Local non-profit seeks to restore Romina Theatre

A theatre that exists only in pictures and old news articles may yet again rise in downtown Forest City.

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Women Roofers celebrate 100th roof
Women Roofers celebrate 100th roof
Spindale Mayor Mickey Bland presents Rutherford Housing Partnership Executive Director Nell Bovender with a proclamation declaring July 8 as Women Roofer Day in Spindale.
Women Roofers celebrate 100th roof

The Women Roofers celebrated a milestone Friday, July 8, with the completion of the non-profit's 100th roof.

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Outdoor Truths
Outdoor Truths

If you've been around the woods or the farm long enough, you have had the opportunity to fight a swarm of bees. This is the season for those little yellow jackets to let you know who the boss is.

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Brenda Lee George Kinney age 74
Brenda Lee George Kinney age 74

Brenda Lee George Kinney age 74 went home to be with The Lord on July 22, 2016.

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Listen To Life
Listen To Life

Life's about the little things, isn't it?

I spoke to a group recently, telling stories like this one while coaching them to listen to life. Later I saw a man from the audience in the restroom. He shook my hand firmly, looked me in the eye, and said, "Thank you for what you said. I really enjoyed it and you reminded me of something that I might have forgotten."

"What's that?" I said. I love it when people tell me their stories.

"Well," he said, "when my wife and I were first married, she did something that irritated me. You see, my Mama raised me to always hang the toilet paper so that it fell under the roll. Well, my wife hung the toilet paper so that it fell over the roll."

"So how many arguments did you have about that?" I asked.

"More than a few," he said. "Until one day I realized that life's about the little things and I didn't need to be right every time."

He's right this time, you know. Life is about the little things and you don't have to be right every time. Listen to your life for the little things as you make a life, and not just a living and let somebody else be right occasionally.

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