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Independence Day celebrations planned across the county
Independence Day celebrations planned across the county

Rutherford County will be decked out in red, white and blue this weekend as citizens celebrate the Fourth of July.

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Kyle Busch is  Officially Back
Kyle Busch is Officially Back

I will get to Kyle Busch shortly, but lets talk a little local baseball first.

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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Reader Recipes 7-2-15

Fourth of July brings out the barbecues. If you want to provide your guests something more than a burger or hot dog, here are some recipes from The Southern Living Party Cookbook (copyright 1972).

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Slideshow

 Six students graduate from Basic Law Enforcement program
Six students graduate from Basic Law Enforcement program
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Cooperative Extension held canning class
Cooperative Extension held canning class
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Lions hold free vision screening
Lions hold free vision screening
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RED, WHITE AND BLUE RIDGE: CELEBRATE THE 4TH OF JULY IN RUTHERFORD COUNTY
RED, WHITE AND BLUE RIDGE: CELEBRATE THE 4TH OF JULY IN RUTHERFORD COUNTY
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Opinion

Listen To Life
Listen To Life

What's easy for you?

I pulled a new, unopened pack of turkey out of the refrigerator. It was a brand I wasn't familiar with, but I mean how hard could it be to open a container of turkey, right? Well, I searched around a bit, found the place to open the lid and got it off. Next, the turkey was vacuum-sealed inside. So I picked up the package, and noticed on one corner a label that read, "Easy Open Here."

"Piece of cake," I thought, and began pulling on the "Easy Open Here" corner. And I pulled...and pulled, folded and tried to separate the seal, and nothing worked. Finally I just gave up, found the scissors, and cut it open.

You know, what's "Easy Open Here" for one person, isn't so easy for another. You are unique among over 7 billion people here so what works easily for you might not be easy for someone else.

Avoid assuming just because something is easy for you that it'll be easy for someone else. Instead work to make life easy for others, asking them what that looks like, as you Live Positive and make a life worth living today.

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Obituaries

     Bill Lancaster, age 80
Bill Lancaster, age 80

Bill Lancaster, age 80, of Forest City, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015.

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     Brittany Nicole Shell, 22
Brittany Nicole Shell, 22

Brittany Nicole Shell, 22, of Rutherfordton, went home to be with her brother, Bryson, June 22, 2015.

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     Rex Miller, age 30
Rex Miller, age 30

Rex Miller, age 30, of Spindale, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015 .

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    Michael R. Watts, age 62
Michael R. Watts, age 62

Michael R. Watts, age 62, of Lincolnton, NC, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015.

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Adam John Stott, 17
Adam John Stott, 17

Adam John Stott, 17, of Rutherfordton passed away Monday, June 22, 2015.

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Brent Michael Hunter, age 20
Brent Michael Hunter, age 20

Brent Michael Hunter, age 20 of Ellenboro, passed away Wednesday, June 18, 2015.

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David Laverne Kennison, 75

David Laverne Kennison, 75, of Rutherfordton, passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2015.

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Frank
Frank "Buck" J. Jones, age 84

Frank "Buck" J. Jones, age 84, of Forest City, NC passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015.

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Mozelle Curtis Lynch, age 91
Mozelle Curtis Lynch, age 91

Mozelle Curtis Lynch, age 91, widow of Aden Lynch, of Forest City passed away Monday, June 22, 2015.

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Paulette Ruth Rhody Garis
Paulette Ruth Rhody Garis

Paulette Ruth Rhody Garis, passed away June 19, 2015.

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Sandra Radford Sprouse, age 54
Sandra Radford Sprouse, age 54

Sandra Radford Sprouse, age 54 of Rutherfordton, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015.

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William
William "Bill" Clardy, 82

William "Bill" Clardy, 82, passed away on June 22, 2015.

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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Outdoor Truths

Men have this uncanny ability to compartmentalize most of what we do. We can simply, mentally, separate one thing from another. We can neatly detach our fatherhood from our hunting and fishing, and each of these from us being a husband.

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Church News

Church News 7-2-15
Church News 7-2-15

Faith Baptist Church

VBS, Sat. July 11, 9am-2pm. Everyone welcome! 149 W Main Ext. Forest City.

Melvin Hill Church of the Brethren, Polk County

Gospel Pickin' on the 1st Saturday of every month. Food served 6pm. Singing at 7pm. Everyone Welcome.

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Community News

Community News 7-2-15
Community News 7-2-15

Ongoing Book Sale

Rutherford Electric Membership Corporation; 186 Hudlow Rd., Forest City. Lots of great summer reading for low prices. Hardback, $1 and paperback, 50¢. Proceeds benefit the ACS Relay For Life of Rutherford County. Info, 828-245-1621 ext. 412.

Computer Classes at The Library

Rutherford County Library, Mountains Branch Library, and Haynes Branch Library will be holding FREE computer classes such as ebooks and audio books, storing and editing digital photos, job search skills, and basic computer skills including Gmail and Facebook. Classes are limited to 6 participants each. Please stop by the library or call for you reservations. Rutherford County Library 287-6115, Mountains Branch Library 287-6392, Haynes Branch Library 288-4039.

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