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  1. Facebook's Internet.org App Brings Free Mobile Internet to ZambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Mashable

    ... low-cost quality smartphones to underserved areas. Most recently, Internet.org launched a pilot program in Forest City, North Carolina, the same town that is home to one of Facebook's main data centers, to provide students with free web access. All ...

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  2. Upcoming classes, programs at Rutherford RegionalRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 29 | The Star Online

    ... Meeting Aug. 7 and 21 at the Cancer Resource Center. Mastectomy fittings are provided by Smith's Drugs of Forest City; for an appointment, call 828-245-4596. Stroke Support Group: Third Tuesday of every month (Aug. 19) from 3:30 - 4:45 p.m. in the ...

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  3. Johney Franklin HunsingerRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Shelby Shopper And Info

    Johney Franklin Hunsinger, 88, of Park Circle, Forest City, died on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at SECU Hospice House of Rutherford County.

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  4. Forest City dealership names new general managerRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The Star Online

    Roy Mullins has been selected as the new Vice President/General Manager and Operating Partner for Friendship Nissan of Forest City, the newest addition to the Friendship Family of Dealerships.

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  5. Facebook's Hidden Jewel Proving to Be Boon for ShareholdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | TheStreet.com

    ... increased overall energy efficiency while cutting costs. Facebook operates data centers in Prineville, OR., Forest City, N.C., Lulea, Sweden and is currently in the process of building one in Altoona, Iowa. Since it was founded three years ago, OCP ...

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  6. Facebook enters Wi-Fi space in Rutherford County SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Local Tech Wire

    The Town of Forest City , Rutherford County Schools , PANGAEA Internet, and Facebook are launching a pilot program intended to deliver free Wi-Fi access to students who live in the Rutherford County School District.

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  7. Kurt Lipscomb brilliant in Morehead City Marlins' 6-1 win over Edenton SteamersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | Carolina Beaches

    ... stay on the road after the off day on Sunday, and will take on a couple of CPL West teams. They will travel to Forest City to take on the Owls on Monday, before heading to Asheboro to play the Copperheads Tuesday. Both games are set for 7:05 p.m. ...

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  8. Mike KiserRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | Shelby Shopper And Info

    Mike Kiser, age 65, of Jerry Road, Forest City, NC, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

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  9. 45 prizes of $1 million or more won during record year for lotteryRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... to that cause in our last year." The biggest lottery prize of the year went to Dan Royal, a carpenter from Forest City, who received $5.2 million playing the $5,000 a Week for Life! game. A breakdown of the 45 wins of $1 million or more shows: ...

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  10. Facebook provides free wifi for Western North Carolina studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    ... A SOLUTION.. IS ON ITS WAY.. THANKS IN PART TO FACEBOOK. WYFF NEWS FOUR'S MIKE MCCORMICK IS ON THE STORY FROM FOREST CITY.. OUTSIDE A FEW HOMES IN FOREST CITY.. YOU'LL FIND THESE SMALL BOXES.. 38:10 "we've all just been collaborating." WITH SMALL ...

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  11. Inclusive Internet Initiatives - Facebook is Launching a Free WiFi...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Trend Hunter Magazine

    ... instituting a free WiFi program for high school students. Students in the Rutherford County School District in Forest City, North Carolina will be receiving free wireless internet access as part of this pilot program, launched one year after the ...

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  12. Facebook Is Giving Free Wi-Fi To High School StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Switched

    On Tuesday, the company announced a new pilot program to provide free Wi-Fi access to high school students in Forest City, North Carolina, a Facebook data center site.

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  13. Facebook Offers High School Students Free Wi-Fi as Part of Pilot ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Mashable

    A year after unveiling Internet.org, Facebook announced on Tuesday a pilot program that aims to provide free wireless Internet to students in the Rutherford County School District in Forest City, North Carolina- the same city that houses one of the company's massive data centers.

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  14. Facebook pilot program puts WiFi in homes of studentsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | SlashGear.com

    ... are piloting a program that could see kids get free WiFi access at home. Facebook operates a data facility in Forest City, North Carolina, which is where this program is being seeded. In cooperation with Rutherford County Schools, Facebook is ...

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  15. Donald "Skin" Dean BarnettRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | Shelby Shopper And Info

    ... Grove Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife of 24 years, Brenda Adams Barnett; a son, Donald Barnett of Forest City; daughter, Nancy Floyd and husband, Jason of Cherryville; and two brothers, Ronald Barnett and Edward Barnett and wife, Pearl ...

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  16. Church News: June 21-Sept. 2Read the original story

    Jun 20, 2014 | The Star Online

    ... Register online at www.fbcshelby.com or call 704-482-3467. - Pleasantview Community Church, 129 Michael Drive, Forest City, will hold Vacation Bible School from 6-8:30 p.m. June 23-27, with a meal served from 5-5:45 p.m. The theme is "Wilderness ...

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  17. 8 reasons why North Carolina has so many data centersRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    In 2010, Facebook broke ground on a new data center in Forest City, North Carolina.

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  18. Forest City man arrested after standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | FOX Carolina

    ... arrested a man following a standoff which lasted several hours. SERT said Clyde Baker Jr., 68, of Joan Drive, Forest City, was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, assault by pointing a gun and resisting a public officer. ...

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  19. Facebook N.C. data center almost three years later: Still servingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Business Journal

    ... McCammon , Facebook site manager for North Carolina, says the site selection process for the data center in Forest City included a requirement that the facility to be built in a quiet zone for weather. The isothermal belt through Rutherford County ...

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  20. Sneak peek at Facebook's data center in Forest CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... on Facebook-- that stuff you put online-- has to end up somewhere. And in a lot of cases, that somewhere is in Forest City, about an hour and a half west of Charlotte. The company's data center in Rutherford County is actually three big buildings ...

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