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Women finding sobriety and a future through Hope & Recovery
Women finding sobriety and a future through Hope & Recovery

A nonprofit organization in Rutherford County is successfully helping women transition from addiction to sobriety. There are 14 women in the Hope Network where they are attending meetings, studying the 12-step program and the Bible curriculum SALT. Most of the women have jobs and are working toward a better future.

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Forest City native visits his boyhood home just before Christmas
Forest City native visits his boyhood home just before Christmas

Robert B. "Little Jess" Hendrix returned to his hometown of Forest City recently with his wife Rilda and their daughter Ava Kennedy and visited some of the places he knew as a boy.

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Rutherfordton Christmas tree still brings families to town
Rutherfordton Christmas tree still brings families to town

More than 90 years ago members of the Rutherfordton Junior Woman's Club planted a medium-size, seven-foot tall Deodar cedar tree on the Rutherford County Courthouse Lawn.

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Ron McKinney's airport cafe career took him to heights beyond what he could've imagined
Ron McKinney behind the counter. Jean Gordon Photo.
Ron McKinney's airport cafe career took him to heights beyond what he could've imagined

When Brian Thomas and his five-year-old son Banks flew into the Rutherford County Airport on a bright sunny day recently, it was for the purpose of having a final meal with chef Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Cafe.

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In short, corridor between Spindale & Rutherfordton will be a big deal
In short, corridor between Spindale & Rutherfordton will be a big deal

Funding from the Biden administration will help Spindale and Rutherfordton transform the congested thoroughfare between them into a pedestrian-friendly 'complete street' rarely seen in rural areas.

The walk along Main Street in Rutherfordton, a town older than the Constitution, takes you past ice cream and fudge shops; a barber and a children's museum; and a tiny park with flower gardens, fairy lights, and benches in the shade.

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Lighting ceremonies will follow Thanksgiving holiday
Lighting ceremonies will follow Thanksgiving holiday

Family and friends are gathering this week to celebrate Thanksgiving 2023 in various places across Rutherford County.

For those who might not have family in the area and will not have a Thanksgiving dinner, there are free Thanksgiving meals for anyone who needs a meal.

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Ukraine missionaries return  after time in Rutherford County
Ukraine missionaries return after time in Rutherford County

To help support the the Ukrainians and the work of missionaries, donations may be made through:

UKRAINE RELIEF FUND- http://www.onechallenge.org

or send a check payable to: OC International

Write UKRAINE RELIEF FUND in the memo section of check and mail to:

OC International • PO Box 36900 • Colorado Springs, CO 80936-9600

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94 veterans visit 'their'  memorials in Washington
94 veterans visit 'their' memorials in Washington

Blue Ridge Honor Flight is a 501 (c)3 nonprofit governed by a dedicated, volunteer board of directors. The mission is to transport America's Veterans to Washington, DC to visit memorials dedicated to honor the service and sacrifices of themselves and their friends.

Donations are also appreciated in order to fly the veterans to Washington. Make checks payable to: Blue Ridge Honor Flight, 1504 5th Avenue West, Hendersonville NC 28739

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Legendary Ford is open after  Sisk family moves to new ventures
Legendary Ford is open after Sisk family moves to new ventures
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Jonathan Lotz says he'll talk about Jesus- Grandson of Billy Graham leading upcoming revival services at Florence Baptist.
Jonathan Lotz says he'll talk about Jesus- Grandson of Billy Graham leading upcoming revival services at Florence Baptist.

A grandson of the late Dr. Billy Graham will be in Rutherford County Sunday, Nov. 5 until Wednesday, Nov. 8 to preach revival messages at Florence Baptist Church in Forest City. All services will be in the sanctuary with the Sunday worship at 11 a.m. Evening services, Sunday-Wednesday, will be at 6 p.m.

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Hundreds view more than 160 quilts at the annual show
Hundreds view more than 160 quilts at the annual show

The 2023 Carolina Colors Quilt Show hosted by Rutherford County Quilt Guild featured more than 160 quilts on display at Isothermal Community College last week. During the two day show hundreds stopped by to view the quilts on display.

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Volunteer of the Year selected- Others recognized in various categories
Volunteer of the Year selected- Others recognized in various categories

Priscilla Downs, past president of Habitat for Humanity, who volunteers in several different capacities donating at least 10 hours a week, was selected as the Volunteer of the Year at the Volunteer Rutherford annual banquet held recently.

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First Baptist celebrates 175th anniversary
First Baptist celebrates 175th anniversary

First Baptist Church in Forest City is the oldest institution in Forest City and on Sunday, Oct. 22, the church will celebrate its heritage, recalling its 175 years of history.

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Blue Ridge Parkway enticed award winning artist to relocate in Rutherford County
Blue Ridge Parkway enticed award winning artist to relocate in Rutherford County

The winner of the Best In Show award at the recent Celebration of the Arts moved to Rutherford County about four years ago after she and her family experienced the beauty of the Blue Ridge Parkway while touring the area from their home in New York City.

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2023 Celebration of the Arts (COTA) Rutherford County Visual Artists Guild
2023 Celebration of the Arts (COTA) Rutherford County Visual Artists Guild

The annual Celebration of the arts (COTA) show presented by the Rutherford County Visual Arts Center concluded Sept. 27.

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The band too MUCH SyLviA will perform a free concert at POPS Oct. 7 from 6-9pm.
"60 Years of Cavaliers"

Jerre Thompson Foster remembers the night Don Waters made the first touchdown at the new East Rutherford High School football stadium when she was a senior. From the graduating class of 1963, Jerre, 78, says if her memory is correct, "He ran the whole field" for the touchdown.

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Extension agent Tracy Davis retiring
Extension agent Tracy Davis retiring

Growing up in the Six Points community, Tracy Davis was a huge fan of Betty Feezor. In fact Tracy will go so far as to say Feezor was her hero. Tracy watched the home economist on WBTV-Charlotte as often as possible. During the summer, Tracy would watch Feezor's segment everyday at noon. She later learned Feezor's father was an Extension Agriculture Agent and that Feezor also worked as a home economics agent before joining WBTV.

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Making wishes comes true for seniors is the job of Rutherford County's Tish Zimmerman
Tish Zimmerman with her guitar. Photo contributed.
Making wishes comes true for seniors is the job of Rutherford County's Tish Zimmerman

A senior citizen in assisted living in western North Carolina wishes she could meet Donny Osmond. A Green Hill resident is trying to make that happen through Twilight Wish Foundation.

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Sherri Cain always wanted to teach school
Sherri Cain always wanted to teach school

Sherri Cain, a second year teacher at Mt. Vernon Ruth (MVR) Elementary School, has been named Beginning Teacher of the Year for the Rutherford County Schools. Although she is a beginning teacher, Sherri says she can't remember a time in her life when she didn't want to teach school.

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Cotton Gin Park project gets major funding boost
Cotton Gin Park project gets major funding boost
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Photography business is more than a photo studio
Hannah, Olivia and Tony Barnwell. Photo Provided by Picturing Life Photography.
Photography business is more than a photo studio

When Hannah Brooks Barnwell was in high school at Burns in Cleveland County people would recognize her as the girl with a camera in her hand. She enjoyed photographing her friends and special events through high school graduation in 2013.

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AJSA hosts its first race at Lake Imogene
AJSA hosts its first race at Lake Imogene

Teagan Hill of Rutherfordton definitely hopes to return to Lake Imogene at Isothermal Community with the American Jet Ski Association (AJSA) series for another racing competition.

The 15-year-old R-S Central student was among 78 racers competing at the summer series event held the weekend of August 12. Approximately 2,000 spectators watched the inaugural AJSA event.

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Rutherfordton woman participates in an Israel archaeological dig
Rutherfordton woman participates in an Israel archaeological dig

A Rutherfordton student was among a team of college students and specialists who spent five weeks on a Huqoq synagogue dig in Israel from May 28 to July 4.

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A dozen cars started one of the largest car shows in the Southeast
A dozen cars started one of the largest car shows in the Southeast

Some folks in the Southeast plan their vacation and weekend get-aways around the Hot Nights Cool Rides Car Show.

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Every car has its story -- owner shares town, family connections
Every car has its story -- owner shares town, family connections

An award winning 1957 Chevy 150 Sedan has an amazing story - as do other vehicles entered in the 2023 Hot Nights Cool Rides Car Show in downtown Forest City.

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