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C2 — The Daily Courier, Sunday, January 26, 2014 • www.thedigitalcourier.com

Best of Rutherford County 2013 Automotive Best Car Salesperson 1st - Greg Huntley 2nd - Pat Nanney

Best Service Team/Garage 1st - Peterson’s Auto Service 2nd - McCurry Deck Nissan

Best Tire Store 1st - Tri City Tire 2nd - Spindale Tire

Best New/Used Car Dealer 1st - Forest City Honda 2nd - McCurry Deck

Best Auto Parts Store 1st - Auto Zone

2nd - Advance Auto Parts

THANK YOU FOR VOTING US #1

TIRE STORE IN RUTHERFORD COUNTY! We look forward to another great year of service to our wonderful customers and community! Tri City Tire Service 365 E. Mountain St., Rutherfordton

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Best of Rutherford County 2013 Food Best Restaurant 1st - Cafe at the Mall 2nd - Fatz

Best Fast Food 1st - Cafe to Go 2nd - Wendy’s

Best Italian Food 1st - Louie’s Cafe 2nd - Mario’s

Best Coffee Shop 1st - Spinning Bean 2nd - Starbucks

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Best Hot Dog/ Hamburger Joint 1st - Mimi’s Dairy-O 2nd - Shake Shop

Our customers are the best! Thank you to everyone over the years for the trust and votes of confidence!

Hwy 74A Bypass • Forest City Find New Roads

286-2381 www.mccurry-deck.com


C4 — The Daily Courier, Sunday, January 26, 2014 • www.thedigitalcourier.com

Best of Rutherford County 2013 Food Best Mexican Food

1st - Mi Pueblito’s - Forest City 2nd - Mi Pueblito’s - Rutherfordton

Best Barbecue 1st - Corner BBQ

2nd - Hickory Log Family Restaurant

Best Chinese Food 1st - Asian Wok 2nd - Great Wall

Best Pizza 1st - Pizza Hut 2nd - Papa John’s

Best Steak House

1st - Ryan’s

2nd - Scoggins

Thank you Rutherford County for your vote of confidence in selecting me as your 1st 2nd place place Real Estate Agent for 2013! 2012! DAVID EAKER 828-429-4110 deaker@bellsouth.net I look forward to serving your real estate needs in 2014! 2013!

455 Main St. 500S. West St. Rutherfordton, NC 28139

MATHENY REAL ESTATE

Spindale, NC 28160


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WE WILL BUY YOUR CAR! BEST NEW CARS 2013 3 YEARS RUNNING BEST USED CARS 2013 BEST SALES PERSON 2013 3 YEARS RUNNING GREG HUNTLEY

Wow! What an Honor! We would like to sincerely thank all of our faithful customers for making us the #1 Car Dealership in Rutherford County! We look forward to providing you top quality sales & service in the years to come.

“To be voted BEST OF... is one of the nicest accomplishments of my career!  Thank you so much to all those who voted you truly are wonderful friends!  May God Bless You!” Thanks, Greg 284 Daniel Road, Forest City, NC 28043 Bus: (828) 286-2614 Fax: (828) 286-8002 WWW.forestcityhondanc.com

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C6 — The Daily Courier, Sunday, January 26, 2014 • www.thedigitalcourier.com

Best of Rutherford County 2013 Food Best Seafood

1st - Big Dave’s Family Seafood 2nd - Forest City Fish Camp

Best Japanese Food 1st - Sakura

2nd - House of Asian

Best Desserts

1st - Cafe at the Mall

2nd - Chili’s

STILL CONSTRUCTION INC.

Therapy Plus Thanks You for your continued support and confidence in our services. Our team looks forward to another great year in Rutherford County. - Brandon Waters

JIM STILL

We appreciate your votes of confidence! A Special Thank You to all our customers who chose Still Construction as one of the best contractors Commercial • Residential • Additions and Remodeling • Custom-Built Homes RENTALS Apartment • Office Rentals • Licensed and Insured •

828-287-0733

Mobile

828-287-6860

Thank you so much for your continued support throughout the years! I am truly blessed to have such wonderful clients! To show my appreciation, please accept $5 off all gift certificates during the month of February.

Jessica Matthews, LMBT #2728 Positive Health Massage Therapy 249 US HWY 64 Rutherfordton, NC 28139

287-9134

828-245-5003 Located Inside of Lifestyle Wellness & Spa


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Best of Rutherford County 2013 Goods & Services Best Bank

1st - First Citizens 2nd - BB&T

Best Gift Shop 1st - Spindazzle

2nd - Gift Solutions

Best Grocery Store 1st - Ingle’s 2nd - Aldi

Best Barber Shop

1st - Hair Kutters Barber & Style Shop 2nd - Plaza Barbershop

Best Hair Salon

1st - Hair Castle

2nd - Impressions by Phyllis

Harrill Landscaping & Irrigation Co. Owners: Hitus and Andrew Harrill 828-245-7482 Bostic, North Carolina “Creating beautiful landscapes for over 40 years” Let our professional team beautify your home

Our Services

Horticultural degree from NC State University in ornamental and landscape technology

NC Licensed ornamental and turf pesticide applicator license #026-5335 #026-26587

• Professional irrigation design and installation • Dealer for RainBird, Toro, Hunter professional products. • Upgrading ro repairing existing irrigation systems • Serving Rutherford, Cleveland, and Polk counties • Professional Architectural landscape design and installation • Maintenance Contracts Registered NC Landscape Contractor #1047 State of NC Certified Plant Professional • Core Aeration • Landscape Lighting • Trenching for guter, waterline, or other trenching needs • Mulching • Installation of sod • Hardscapes-Retainer Walls Design and Install Patios • Professional flower growers as seen throughout Forest City and Rugherford County Have large tanker sprayer to spray trees and lawnd for insects, fungus or weed control in lawns • Fertilization and liming of lawns • Pruning • Professional soil testing N.C. Licensed Irrigation Contractor • Grading, Finish Grading, and Seeding # 092 • We are an authorized dealer for Textraw® # 093

Harrill Landscaping would like to thank the patrons of Rutherford County not only for their votes for the Daily Courier’s Best of Rutherford County contest but, most of all, for the opportunity to serve. We appreciate your business.

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C8 — The Daily Courier, Sunday, January 26, 2014 • www.thedigitalcourier.com

Best of Rutherford County 2013 Goods & Services Best Drug Store 1st - Spindale Drug 2nd - Smith’s Drugs

Best Plumbing Company 1st - Ohmstead Plumbing 2nd - Rollins Plumbing

Best Pawn Shop

1st - B&D’s Thrift & Loan, Inc. 2nd - Butler’s Jewelry & Loan

You talk, we listen, and we get to know you. Estate Planning* Annuities Equities

Fixed Income Investments Individual Retirement Accounts Insurance

Mutual Funds Retirement Plan Rollovers and Consolidation

For more information or to schedule a complimentary financial review, call or stop by today. David J Smith, AAMS®

Rutherford Veterinary Hospital Would like to thank you for voting us among the top veterinarians in Rutherford County. We would also like to congratulate and recognize our groomer, Robert Jenkins, for being voted the “ Best Groomer” in 2013.

Financial Advisor .

117 Laurel Drive Rutherfordton, NC 28139 828-286-1191

*Estate-planning services are offered through Edward Jones Trust Company. Edward Jones Trust Company and Edward Jones are separate subsidiaries of the Jones Financial Companies, L.L.L.P.

Thank you to all our clients for your continued patronage and support. We look forward to continuing our relationship.

Robert C. Koone Voted #1 CPA in Rutherford County -Robert C. Koone CPA & Staff

355 West Main Street • Spindale, NC 828-286-2711 177A W. Marion St. • Shelby, NC 704-484-3311

Michelle Toms-Greene, DVM Pamela Poteat, DVM Kim Lednum,DVM Phone: 828-286-9335 Fax: 828-286-4769 Appointments Preferred E-Mail: rutherfordvet@gmail.com


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Best of Rutherford County 2013 Goods & Services Best Heating & Cooling Co. 1st - Forest City Heating & Air 2nd - Rutherford Heating & Air

Best Funeral Home

1st - Crowe’s Mortuary & Crematory 2nd - Padgett & King Mortuary

Best Jewelry Store

1st - Ammon’s

2nd - Vassey & Hemphill

LOVING CARE KENNELS AND GROOMING meets your pets needs.

From All Of Us

Impressions Staff

Would like to Thank You For Your Votes!

Authorized Seller of Bare Escentuals (bareMinerals, MD Formulations)

Thank You!

191 West Main Street Spindale, NC (828) 287-3178 (828) 447-4959

245 Airport Road • Rutherfordton, NC 28139 • (828) 287-7040

We sincerely appreciate your continued support throughout the past 86 years! A Big Thank You to all who voted Dream Weavers the Best Dance Studio in Rutherford County.

1928-Charles Z. Flack Agency The Brady Agency (Tryon office) 1959-The Blanton Agency 1994-Blanton-Flack Agency 2000-Main Street Financial Group Thank You We are extremely honored and grateful to receive this award.

We are truly blessed to have such a wonderful dance family. We would like to wish all of our dancers the very best in 2014.

Main Street Financial Group, Inc. A Division of EbenConcepts Company 123 East Main Street • Forest City, NC 28043 Tel (828) 245-6467


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Goods & Services Best Assisted Care/ Nursing Facility 1st - Oakland Living Center 2nd - White Oak

Best Fitness Center 1st - Lifestyles

2nd - Fitness Connection/Wormz

Best Flooring Company 1st - Robbins Paint & Carpet

2nd - Cole’s Carpet & Floor Covering

1st in Best Chinese category "Thank you for voting us as Best Chinese Food in Rutherford County of 2013! Customers like you are the foundation of our success, and we want you to know how much we appreciate your loyalty!"

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828-287-4455

405 East Main Street • Spindale, NC New hours: Closed Monday Tues- Sat 11am to 8pm • Sun 11-5 pm

406 Daniel Rd. Forest City, North Carolina 28043 828) 287-3236

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C12 — The Daily Courier, Sunday, January 26, 2014 • www.thedigitalcourier.com

Best of Rutherford County 2013 Goods & Services

Best Computer Sales/Service 1st - City Computer 2nd - CCC

Best Furniture Store

1st - Grindstaff’s Interiors

2nd - Cabin Fever

Best Dance Studio

1st - Dream Weavers

2nd - Little Broadway

Best Wireless Center 1st - Verizon 2nd - AT&T

We would like to thank all our customers for their votes in the Best Of Rutherford. Your support has been greatly appreciated for the last 18 years Bienvenidos! Cindy and Rodrigo, owners of Mi Pueblito, met almost 20 years ago while working together in a restaurant. They shared a love of family, great food and a sense of service to the good people of their small community. This shared love became a shared dream, realized with the establishment of Mi Pueblito. “My small town” is the meaning of our name, we want to be a part of what makes our small town great. From Cindy and Ridrigo’s family table to yours- Bienvenidos y buen provecho! - Welcome and enjoy your meal!

220 Oak St Ext 139 Forest City, NC 28043 828-288-3600

S Washington St Rutherfordton, NC 28139 828-286-2860


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Goods & Services Best Florist

1st - Spindale Florist 2nd - Bostic Florist

Best Contractor 1st - Carson Contracting 2nd - Still Construction

Best Electrician 1st - Camp Electric 2nd - CKL Electrical

Best Insurance Agency 1st - Main Street Financial Group 2nd - State Farm - Al Adams

Best Real Estate Company 1st - Washburn Real Estate 2nd - Century 21

Best Interior Designer/ Decorator

1st - Debbie Lancaster/Lancaster Design 2nd - Grindstaff’s Interiors

MODERN DENTISTRY With a Gentle Touch

We want to thank everyone who voted us “Rutherford County’s Best Nursery/ Garden Center” for 2013. We love what we do and know that we have the best customers in the world!

Thank you!!! 184 W. Trade St., Forest City, NC (828) 245-7505

Thank you

for your vote of confidence and making us #1 Hair Salon in Rutherford County. We look forward to another great year serving our fantastic clients. The Hair Castle 122 W. Main St, Forest City, NC 828-245-7746

Dr. Michael Jackson, DDS General/Family Dentistry

Thank you to all our loyal customers for your votes.

Cerec Same Day Computer Designed Ceramic Restorations/Crowns/Veneers Root Canals • Sealants • Crowns & Bridges • Cosmetic • Tooth-Colored Fillings NEW PATIENTS WELCOME Most Insurance Accepted • Medicaid, NCHealth Choice Visa, Mastercard Accepted. Financing by CareCredit 837 Thunder Road • Spindale, NC • 828-287.2246 www.DrJackson.net

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C14 — The Daily Courier, Sunday, January 26, 2014 • www.thedigitalcourier.com

Best of Rutherford County 2013 Kids

Best Daycare

Best Kids Place

2nd - Liberty Daycare

2nd - Kidz Play

1st - The Learning Tree

1st - KidSenses

Outdoors Best Golf Course

1st - Forest City Golf Course 2nd - Meadowbrook Golf

Best Nursery/ Garden Center

1st - Horn’s Home & Garden

2nd - Plantwise Nursery

Best Landscaping Business 1st - Harrill’s Landscaping 2nd - McArthur’s Landscaping

Thank you for your continued support and confidence in keeping us One of the Best Nursing Homes of Rutherford County. Thank you for voting me the best attorney of Rutherford County again. I look forward to another year of assisting the people of this county. Thanks to all of you! Mark N. Morris Tomblin, Farmer, and Morris P.L.L.C

828-286-3866 www.farmermorris.com Integrity. Experience. Results

We appreciate your vote and are available to assist with your short long ororshort long term needs.

286-9001

188 Oscar Justice Rd. • Rutherfodton, NC


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Outdoors Best Pest Control Company 1st - Hutchins Pest Control 2nd - Goforth’s Pest Control

Best Tree Service 1st - Shields Tree Service 2nd - Carolina Tree Care

People

Best Attorney

1st - Mark Morris

2nd - Robert Wolfe

Best Real Estate Agent

1st - David Eaker

2nd - Odean Keever

Best CPA

1st - Robert Koone 2nd - Don Heath

Hair Kutters Barber & Thad Hill, Kelly Pritchard, Style Shop

would like to thank our loyal and faithful customers for voting Hair Kutters Best Barber Shop. & Glen Hill

We are humbled by the trust & confidence you have shown us. You are the best! Sincerely, Thad, Kelly & Glen


C16 — The Daily Courier, Sunday, January 26, 2014 • www.thedigitalcourier.com

Best of Rutherford County 2013 People

Best Dental Hygienist 1st - Sherry Hardin 2nd - Penny Ingle

Best Chiropractor 1st - Scott Rash 2nd - Paul Calvillo

Best Physical Therapist 1st - Brandon Waters 2nd - Ann Roberts

Best Teacher

1st - Ginger Marshall

2nd (tie) - Misty Yelton and Jeremy Bradley

Best Nurse

1st - Esther Wright 2nd - Rachael Wilson

We would like to sincerely thank all of our loyal customers for voting us the

Spindale Tire since 1957 445 W. Main St. Spindale, NC 28160 828-286-3626 www.spindaletire.com

Best Auto Service Garage in Rutherford County!

We look forward to continuing to provide you with quality care and service.

Thank you!

Peterson’s

We Would Like to Thank All Of Our Customers for Voting for Us.

auto-service & detail shop

478 Butler Road • Forest City, NC 28043 • (828) 245-8889

Thank you to our loyal customers who voted for us! 123 Commercial Drive, Forest City NC Hours of Operation: Tues - Thurs 11:00-9:00 • Fri 11:00-10:00 • Sat 12:00-10:00 • Sun 11:00-9:00

828-245-9844


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People Best Massage Therapist

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Best Police Officer 1st - Leon Godlock 2nd - Chris Atkins

Best Fireman

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2nd - Mark McCurry

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1st - Ferrell Hamrick

Best EMT/Paramedic

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2nd - Terry Baynard

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1st - Jamie Guillermo

Best Financial Planner 1st - David Smith 2nd - Matt Bright

FIRST PLACE: BEST VETERINARIAN AND BEST BOARDING KENNEL Thank you Rutherford County for voting us best veterinarian and best boarding kennel for 2013. All of us at Hinkle’s Pet Hospital feel very honored by this, and we look forward to providing you and your pets another year of excellent service in 2014 .

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Thank you for voting us Best Pest Control company 3 years running. Your support and loyalty is appreciated.

(828) 287-5171 1-866-801-7378 2727 Rock Rd. Rutherfordton, NC 28139 Tim Hutchins , Owner NC License: 1730P SC License: B0002491

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C18 — The Daily Courier, Sunday, January 26, 2014 • www.thedigitalcourier.com

Best of Rutherford County 2013 People

Best Pharmacist

1st - Ken Hardin

2nd - Tom Lamb

Best Doctor

1st - Mark Bennett 2nd - Guy Winker

Best Dentist

1st - Michael Jackson

2nd - Sam Blanton

Best Orthodontist

1st - Christopher Nevant

2nd - Stephen Bell

Best Optometrist 1st - Tammy Edelman 2nd - Gary Edelman

Thank you for your vote of confidence.

Liberty Day Care A Ministry of Liberty Baptist Church Ellenboro

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821 Webb Rd. “Teach them the good way to walk” Kings 8:36

Thank you for the Votes. This is such a honor. I appreciate all my customers and loyalty you have shown and I could not do it without you! 828-247-9009 Open Monday- Saturday 11-9pm Closed Sunday 235 S. Powell St. Forest City, NC 28043

Thank You to all who voted us #1 Florist in Rutherford County. We appreciate your loyalty and

confidence in us.

SPINDALE FLORIST 257 W. Main St., Spindale 828-287-2280


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People Best Insurance Agent

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Best Groomer 1st - Robert Jenkins 2nd - Christine Klein

Best Hair Stylist 1st - Kimberly Fisher 2nd - Marsha Walker

Best Pastor 1st - Bobby Gantt 2nd - Jack Knoespel

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Thank you Rutherford County for voting the Forest City Pizza Hut®

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786 South Church St. • Forest City 828-245-8697 DINE-IN/CARRYOUT

Thanks to everyone who voted for us, and a Very Special Thank You to the hard working men that work for Shields Tree Service.

Specializing in Danger Trees

Dale Shields - Owner Thank You for Voting Us

#1!

2973 Hwy 108 Rutherfordton, NC 28139

Sakura Express

Office: (828) 286-8593 Mobile: (828) 223-0528

We Look Forward To Another Great Year of Being the BEST!

267 W. Main St. • Spindale, NC 28160 828-287-5701

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C20 — The Daily Courier, Sunday, January 26, 2014 • www.thedigitalcourier.com

Best of Rutherford County 2013 Pets

Best Veterinarian

1st - Hinkle’s Pet Hospital

2nd - Rutherford Veterinary Hospital

Best Kennel Boarding 1st - Hinkle’s Pet Hospital 2nd - Loving Care Kennels

Cole’s Carpet & Floor Covering THANKS FOR VOTING US ONE OF THE BEST OF RUTHERFORD COUNTY FOR ALL OF YOUR FLOORING NEEDS. 196 Chase High Rd Forest City, NC 828-248-2095

Thank You for voting us #1 It is our Members that make us #1 Blessings, Mickey Join today 10 weeks for $69.99

828-248-2947 247 Oak St., Suite 145 • Forest City

www.lifestylewellnessspa.com

Thank You Rutherford County

“We Appreciate your Support” Liz Rose

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