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THE FOUNDATION PERFORMING ARTS CENTER ANNOUNCES ITS NEW SEASON
THE FOUNDATION PERFORMING ARTS CENTER ANNOUNCES ITS NEW SEASON

This year's performance line up at The Foundation Performing Arts Center will feature performances by Grammy award-winning artists as well as local favorites.

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First Friday  Gone, RC Wins  2 of 3
First Friday Gone, RC Wins 2 of 3

Although weather was a factor around the area on the first week of football Friday, three Rutherford County teams played well enough to win, but only two were able to do so. Here are some notes and a preview for this week's upcoming games. All games have a 7:30 start on Friday, August 26.

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Hot Nights, Cool Rides cruises into town August 20
Hot Nights, Cool Rides cruises into town August 20
Photos By: Jeff Melton, Community First Media
Hot Nights, Cool Rides cruises into town August 20

From 12 cars to now more than 400 vehicles of all ages, makes and styles - Hot Nights, Cool Rides turns 25 this year.

The annual car, truck and motorcycle show will be held Aug. 20 in downtown Forest City, again hosted by the Forest City Merchants Association. The show began in 1991 as a way to create a new event to bring people into town, said Ray Pittman, one of the original merchants who created the event.

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Week 1: High School Football Preview
Week 1: High School Football Preview

Finally, Football Friday night is back! Three Rutherford County teams are in action with Chesnee playing south of the border (8-19-16).

East Rutherford at East Henderson (East Rutherford won 57-25 last season)

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Outdoor Truths
Outdoor Truths

Ever since I can remember deer hunting, I have dreaded July and August. Not because deer season is not here yet but because it will soon be.

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Virginia "Jenny" Wease, age 57
Virginia "Jenny" Wease, age 57

Virginia "Jenny" Wease, age 57, of Henrietta, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, August 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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