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October 15, 2015.
One day just isn't enough.
For the twelfth year, Rutherford County's Week of Caring will be held Oct. 17-24, with projects ranging from raking leaves and cleaning gutters to cleaning ceiling fans and constructing handicap ramps. The week leads up to the National Make A Difference Day.
If you've always wanted to explore your family history but lacked the tools and know-how to do so, then the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Forest City can help you to get started.
Round one of this season's Rutherford County Championship goes to R-S Central (4-3, 1-3), who got past Chase 26-7 last Friday. It was Central's rushing game led by Tyrese Tate that led them to four touchdowns on the ground and well over 250 yards in that category.
The season of spooks is upon us, so why not whip up some devilish treats to serve at your Halloween party this year?
Stephen James Holland, age 58, of Henrietta, passed away Friday, October 9, 2015.
Cynthia Gail Long, age 52, of Rutherfordton, daughter of Alma "Jeannie" Crummey Long and the late Marks Lee "Buddy" Long passed away Sunday Oct 4, 2015.
Darrell Wayne Moore, age 49, of Ellenboro, passed away Monday, October 5, 2015.
Emma "Granny" McGinnis, age 89, of Sandy Mush, passed away on Sunday, October 4, 2015.
Jerald C. Rollins, age 70, of Ellenboro, passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2015.
Kenneth Clyde "Buddy" Merck, age 62, of Ellenboro, went to be with the Lord on, Friday, October 9, 2015.
Nolen Isaac Head, age 64, of Forest City NC passed away on October the 5th 2015.
Robert Floyd Baker, Sr. age 79 of Bostic passed away Sunday, October 4, 2015.
Shirley Greenlee Conner, 73, of Forest City, passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2015.
Thomas F. "Tommy" McSwain, age 89, of Louisburg, NC and a native of Rutherford County, passed away September 30, 2015.
Timothy Ray Spradlin age 56 passed away Wednesday October 7, 2015.
Many times when I pick up my bow I'm reminded of my first shotgun purchase as a sixteen year old. I've often said, I went into that store as a boy and left feeling like a man.
Mt. Olivet Baptist Church
Sunday school 10am. Worship service at 11am. Mt. Olivet Church Rd. Ellenboro.
Revival in the Boro
Oct. 18-24 at Old Ellenboro School; 158 Heigh St., Ellenboro. Special Music & Mass Choir Nightly! Bring your favorite lawn chair! Free event.
Rutherford County Blood Drives
•Fri. Oct. 16, 8am-12:30pm at Lifestyle Wellness & Spa; 247 Oak St., Forest City. For appt call Sherry Rawlinson 828-248-2947. •Mon. Oct. 19, 3-7:30pm at Corinth Baptist Church; 767 Pinehurst Rd, Ellenboro. For appt call Linda McCurry 828-453-1775. •Sat. Oct. 31, 7:30am- 12pm at Cliffside Masonic Lodge; Old Main St., Cliffside. For appt call Wayne Millis 828-429-0212.
Fri. Oct. 23 at The Foundation. Featuring: Mike Farris, toured as lead singer for the Southern Rock band Screaming Cheetah Wheelies, & the incomparable blues band, Double Trouble, following the demise of legend Stevie Ray Vaughn. 828-286-9990.
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