RUTHERFORDTON — Because of the winter storm expected in Rutherford County, two of the three Martin Luther King (MLK) events organized by the MLK Committee of New Hope, have been postponed.

The originally scheduled MLK Morning Prayer Service, set for Saturday morning at 10 a.m. will continue as planned, at the Mountain View Missionary Baptist Church, 230 East Court Street, Rutherfordton.

The MLK Celebration planned for Sunday afternoon in Forest City has been rescheduled for Sunday, January 23, 3 p.m. at New Bethel AME Zion Church, 263 Forest Street, Forest City.

The MLK Walk, originally scheduled for Monday, Martin Luther King Day, will instead be Saturday, January 22.

Participants will meet on the Courthouse lawn in Rutherfordton, and walk north down Main Street, to Kiwanis Park where there will be speakers and music.

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