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Reflecting on 9/11 20 years later
Reflecting on 9/11 20 years later

Under a bright sunny sky, similar to the one on Sept. 11, 2001, approximately 200 people gathered Saturday for the 20th anniversary memorial ceremony of 9/11: We Will Never Forget.

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Praising 9/11 Speaker
Praising 9/11 Speaker

Hometown girl makes good.

Or maybe better we should say, distinguished retiring Air Force Colonel is ending her career and speaking to community 9/11 remembrance at the POPS. The park will open at 8 that morning with a number of emergency vehicles on hand and information available from local veterans groups. The program with get underway at 10.

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Children collect coins to purchase  15,000 pounds of food for WOCC
Children collect coins to purchase 15,000 pounds of food for WOCC Read More ...
 
Broad Riverkeeper David Caldwell helps keep our NC rivers clean
Broad Riverkeeper David Caldwell helps keep our NC rivers clean

David Caldwell and many like him are heroes for our N.C. environment.

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Outdoor Truths
Outdoor Truths

Just drive down the road and you can learn a lot about someone. For instance, if I see a truck with a NWTF bumper sticker and a Remington logo surrounded by camo accents, I'm sure they will pretty much help me if I have a need of any kind.

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Joseph "Joe" Grady Jones, age 82
Joseph "Joe" Grady Jones, age 82

Joseph "Joe" Grady Jones, age 82, of Rutherfordton, NC, passed away September 8, 2021.

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Listen To Life
Listen To Life

How are you doing today?

When someone asks you how you're doing, how do you respond? Do you just pass off their question as a greeting and just say, "Fine" or "Okay"? Do you launch into a laundry list of complaints you have about how you're feeling or what's wrong with you or how you were doing fine until that obnoxious Mr. Jones ruined your day?

Or, maybe you Live Positive like Mrs. Glick. Mrs. Glick was a very special lady. My friend met her when he was a teenager. She made a real and positive impact on his life.

Every time my friend asked Mrs. Glick how she was doing, Mrs. Glick said softly and sweetly, "I'm thankful for one more day." She lived to be 103 years old, greeting each day by being thankful for one more day.

So my friend, when asked how he's doing today, says like Mrs. Glick, "I'm thankful for one more day."

The next time someone asks, "How are you doing today?," even if you don't feel it, say, "I'm thankful for one more day" and keep saying it until you Live Positive like Mrs. Glick.

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