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Conference Play Starts in Hoops, NFL Playoffs Get Divisional
Conference Play Starts in Hoops, NFL Playoffs Get Divisional
So far, we have seen a tough beginning to the basketball season for Rutherford County. Youth and injuries are taking it’s toll. Still, there is a ton of hoops left to go this season. Read More ...
 
Girl Scouts Keep Their Promise To Help Others
Girl Scouts Keep Their Promise To Help Others
During their Troop meeting recently, Brownies and Daisies of Girl Scout Troop 02280 worked on making a banner to carry during the Ellenboro Christmas Parade.
Girl Scouts Keep Their Promise To Help Others

Girl Scouts in Troop 02280 of Ellenboro are living out the Girl Scout Promise this holiday season by giving to others. 

 
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Hickory Nut Gorge  Becomes a Winter Wonderland During WinterFest
Hickory Nut Gorge Becomes a Winter Wonderland During WinterFest
From now until January 1, Hickory Nut Gorge will be transformed into a winter wonderland during the area’s second WinterFest in the Gorge.  Read More ...
 
Hometown Holidays Returns To Cliffside For Third Year
Hometown Holidays Returns To Cliffside For Third Year
The sign leading into Cliffside will again be adorned with lights and packages for the community’s Hometown Holidays event on Dec. 6. A parade featuring tractors, cars, horses and more will be held during the daytime portion of the event, which lasts fr
Hometown Holidays Returns To Cliffside For Third Year

When you put together a group of Cliffside natives who want to plan a fun Christmas event for the community, the result becomes one that goes throughout the day leading into a night of twinkling lights.

 
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Outdoor Truths
Outdoor Truths
  For the past several years I have spent the first two or three weeks of November hunting deer away from home. As all deer hunters know, these weeks are considered the best for having an opportunity to harvest a big buck.  Read More ...

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


Beatrice C. Pace, age 89
Beatrice C. Pace, age 89
Beatrice C. Pace, age 89, of Forest City, passed away Saturday, December 13, 2014. Read More ...

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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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