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GEMS shows off new Quick Response Vehicle By Alan Hodge alan.bannernews@gmail.com

It's big, it's green-eye popping green- and it's now ready for duty at the new Mt. Holly Fire Dept. Lucia-Riverbend station. What is it? A brand new Gaston Emergency Medical Services (GEMS) Quick Response Vehicle (QRV) that will bring faster and more efficient service to area citizens in case of a medical emergency. The new vehicle replaces a much smaller one that's nine years old. The base vehicle itself cost $184,538 and has about $150,000 worth of state of the art emergency medical equipment inside. Features include room for two adult and one child patients. It has a powerload stretcher, equipment to monitor patient condition, life packs, and special safety seats and belts that will allow GEMS staff to tend to patients and at the same time be safely seated. Then there's the color. The QRV is painted a dayglo shade of green that makes sure no one can miss it when it's going down the road. Gaston County commission chair Chad Brown dubbed the hue “Lucia Lime”. Even though the QRV is based at Lucia-Riverbend, it will also serve a wider area that can include Mt. Holly, Belmont, and Stanley. The QRV will be busy. “We average about 400 calls a year just in the Lucia area,” said Gaston County EMS Director Mark Lamphiear. “Growth in this area means the number of calls will go up every year.” Lamphiear said he hoped to have QRVs in all four corners of the county. See GEMS page 2

GEMS staff members with the new Quick Response Vehicle (QRV) at Mt. Holly Fire Dept. Lucia-Riverbend station. Photo by Alan Hodge

Statue dedication coming up in Cramerton

Beth Kendrick has shared love of dancing for 40 years By Alan Hodge

By Alan Hodge

The finished Cramerton Veterans Memorial statue in artist Matt Glenn’s Provo, Utah, studio ready for shipment to Cramerton. Photo by Matt Glenn

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This coming Saturday, November 10, will be one on the most significant in the history of the Town of Cramerton. That day will see the long awaited Veterans Memorial statue unveiled in the town center at 10am. The memorial has been a long work in progress. The statue was sculpted by Matt Glenn of Big Statues in Provo, Utah. According to Glenn, it took six months to create the work of art. Glenn has been creating bronze monuments for over 15 years. He has done monuments both large and small for communities all over the country as well as municipalities and private organizations. Landscape architect Gary Fankhauser of Viz Designs in Charlotte also helped to design the project. The statue arrived in Cramerton and was installed on the knoll in the plaza area across from City Hall just days before the ceremony. The bronze statue depicts a World War II soldier dressed in Cramerton Army Cloth and his daughter, representing family sacrifice and sense of pride. Both figures are saluting the American flag that flies nearby. See STATUE page 4

Beth Kendrick of Belmont proves that dancing has a lot more to do with life than just moving your feet and legs. Kendrick recently celebrated her fourth decade of teaching dancing to youths, and nearly all of those years have been at the Belmont Parks and Rec. Dept. “Beth is a unique person and really knows how to interact with kids,” said Parks and Rec. director Zip Stowe. “She's been working a long time with students ranging in age from childhood all the way up to college.” A native of Danville, Virginia, Kendrick, whose students have been known to call her “Betherina”, has been teaching dancing at Belmont Parks and Rec. for 38 years, but her love of dancing goes all the way back to her own childhood. Her first lessons began when she was just six years old in Danville. She continued taking ballet, tap, and jazz lessons there at the Anne Boyer School of Dance for 16 years. Kendrick expanded her horizons by studying art history in Italy and Spain. She attended Stafford College for three years. In 1975, she graduated from Averett College with a degree in humanities.

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“We want to get help where it's needed at the least possible cost,” he said. Since it opened in May, there have been about 200 Mt. Holly Fire Dept. calls for service out of Lucia-Riverbend. Last week saw a group of GEMS employees, Mt. Holly Fire Dept. staff, and local, county, and state officials gather at Lucia-Riverbend to get a first hand look at the QRV.

“I want to personally thank the GEMS staff from the bottom of my heart for being on the front line every day,” said NC Rep. John Torbett. Mt. Holly fire chief Ryan Baker remarked on having a GEMS unit dispatch out of Lucia-Riverbend. “GEMS and the fire department make a great team,” said Baker. GEMS was established in 1982 as a basic level am-

bulance provider. Today, it operates all Advanced Life Support units, and deploys a Rescue Support Unit and various special teams. GEMS was the first EMS service in North Carolina to achieve accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services in 1995. GEMS was the 2002 recipient of the Emergency Medical Services magazine Gold Standard EMS Service of the Year Award.

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Mt. Holly city manager Danny Jackson (right) and next to him GEMS director Mark Lamphiear were among the dignitaries at last week’s unveiling of the new QRV.

GEMS Sgt. Brent Hager demonstrating some of the new QRV’s features. Phone 704-825-0580 Fax 704-825-0894 Office: 128-C N Main St. Belmont • NC

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This is the architectural rendering of the memorial plaza in downtown Cramerton. Workers were preparing the site last week where the Cramerton Veterans Memorial statue will Town of Cramerton graphic be mounted. Photo by Alan Hodge

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Behind the statues will merton residents that made third wall will have a dedicabe an Honor Wall displaying the ultimate sacrifice, and tion message and a list of the the names of those 29 Cra- were either killed in action, major contributors who made killed in service or are desig- it a reality. The memorial nated missing in action. That will also feature five service includes 21 from World War pillars which each pay tribute II, three each from Vietnam to a branch of the U.S. Miliand Korea, and two in peace- tary. time. “It has been an honor provided. The second wall will tell to work on this sculpture,” Zumba classes are held Tuesday evenings from the story of Cramerton Khaki Glenn said. “The piece turned and the role that local citizens out absolutely magical! I re6:30—7:30 PM at the Mount played in the war effort. The ally love the look of respect, Holly Municipal Complex. The cost is only $5 per class. For more information on Zumba please contact the instructor at zumbamas17@ gmail.com. The ribbon cutting cerfrom page 1 emony for the Mount Holly As time went by, Kendrick danced with the Charlotte BalRiverfront Greenway will be held on Saturday, December let Co. from 1979-1981. She also performed at the Broadway 1 at 10am. The ceremony Dance Center in New York. Her dance teaching credentials will take place at Tuckaseege include Cramerton Rec. Dept., several local church day cares, Park, so come on out and and East Belmont-based Dance Specialties. Kendrick also check out the newest recre- penned a dance related children's book “Lizzy Bear”. Kendrick began her long association with Belmont Parks ational amenity. and Rec. after filling in for then taking over from her dance instructor predecessor Joann Nichols who opened Dance SpeRegistration for Youth cialties. Basketball is open until No“Belmont Parks and Rec. has a fabulous dance program,” vember 20. Leagues will be Kendrick said. “They provide a safe, clean, friendly, and caravailable for boys and girls ing environment. They have been very supportive.” ages 3-15. How many students does Kendrick reckon she's taught at The Sole Patrol, a senior Parks and Rec. and elsewhere? citizen activity group, is look“Thousands,” she said. Kendrick's philosophy regarding the connection between ing for new members. They meet Mondays— Fridays, dancing and life in general is central to her instructing the 8:30 AM—11:00 AM at the steps and moves. “I teach my students that they are individuals, but in class Tuckaseege Com-munity they are also part of a group,” she said. “I want to boost their Center. self esteem, make them feel important, and leave better than The Mount Holly Fitness they came.” Center is looking for new Kendrick's four decades of work has cast a long and lasting members. It is located at the shadow. Tuckaseege Community Cen“I have students now who are the children of former stuter and is open Monday-Fri- dents,” she said. “It's amazing.” day, 8:30 AM—8:00 PM and Kendrick shows no signs of slowing down. She says douSaturdays 9:00 AM –12:00 ble knee replacement will give her “20 more years” of dance PM. lesson mobility. For more information on Kendrick's classes are for ages 3-19 years but are currently Mount Holly Parks & Rec- booked up. She's an independent contractor. To get in contact reation, please call 704-951- with her about possible future openings, call Belmont Parks and Rec. at 704-825-8191. 3024 or www.mtholly.us

Mt. Holly News Briefs Thanksgiving Holiday City Hall will be closed on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 in observance of Thanksgiving. Wednesday, Nov. 28 Annual Christmas Parade, 4:00 PM, Downtown Mount Holly, directly followed by the Tree Lighting Ceremony. Applications to be a part of the parade are due Nov. 16 and can be found at www.mountholly. us or 704-951-0074 ext 1000. Expect heavy traffic delays. Dec. 6, 7, 13, 14 Santa Claus will be visiting the Municipal Complex from 2-5 PM. Bring your cameras.

Christmas at Community Garden The 4th Annual Christmas Enchantment at the Mount Holly Community Garden will be held Saturday, December 8 from 5—9 PM. Often called the "McAdenville" of Gardens, the garden will have 52 sparkling decorated garden beds, hundreds of luminaries, live music, food trucks, hot cider and cookies & much more. Topping off the evening is a visit by Santa! This is a free family friendly event for all in the community to enjoy.

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honor and love that both the father and daughter have on their faces. Love for family, country and freedom is where the emotional ties that have been incorporated into the

artwork.” The dedication ceremony will feature speeches as well as patriotic music from the Gaston Symphonic Band.

GCPL Main Library to Celebrate 40th anniversary The Gaston County Public Library will host a drop-in event to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Main Library on Garrison Boulevard. The festivities will be at the Main Library in the auditorium on Wednesday, November 14 at 3:00 p.m. There will also be a brief, special program at 4:00 p.m. The Main Library opened its doors on November 13, 1978 and was formally dedicated in February 1979. As part of the celebration, the library staff has invited the family members of the dignitaries who attended the original dedication ceremony to participate in the festivities, as well as all former employees, especially those who have worked at the Main Library. “This is a big deal for us. So, we’re expecting a great turnout,” said Laurel Morris, director of the Gaston County Public Library. “We’ve invited local government officials like the County Commissioners, the City Council, and our State Representatives and State Library officials. We even sent invitations to our officials in Washington, D.C.” The Gaston County Public Library system is made up of the Main Library and nine branch library locations. For more information about GCPL, visit GastonLibrary.org to find the library’s latest events and opportunities. Follow Gaston County Public Library and its branches on Instagram and Twitter @ gascopublib and “Like” its page on Facebook at Facebook. com/gastonlibrary.

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Captain Debold

Officer Beane Town of Cramerton police officer Debbold was recently promoted to Patrol Captain from sergeant. Officer Beane recently received his Advanced Law Enforcement Certification. Town of Cramerton photos

Mt Holly Fire Dept annual Open House The Mount Holly Fire Department is hosting its fourth annual Open House on Saturday, November 10 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at their Headquarters located at 433 Killian Avenue in Mount Holly. This event is free and open to the public. Guests will have the chance to meet local firefighters, visit with Sparky the Dog, enter a drawing for a fire truck ride, and eat hot dogs. Demonstrations will also be conducted throughout the event.

Jeff Stanton and his father Greg Stanton (center) cut the ribbon to reopen Belmont McDonald's after major interior renovations. With them are McDonald's supervisors Marty Alvarez (left) and James Duncan (right). Others, from left, are Chamber Board Secretary Melia Lyerly of Lyerly Agency, Norris Lamb of Carolinas Realty, Elaine Dimeo of Watson Insurance, Freda Hall of Belmont Realty, Shaun Jones of PMI Realty, Belmont Mayor Charlie Martin, Chamber Board member Brad Frazier of Belmont Abbey College, Molly D'Avria of Warlick Family YMCA with daughter Olive and Mary Lima of Stowe Family YMCA. Montcross Chamber photo

Gaston County Police Partner with Habitat for Humanity Gaston County Police Department employees are stepping forward to help one of their own by playing a big part in building a Habitat for Humanity of Gaston County house. Approximately eighty people from the Gaston County

Police Department are providing assistance with building a brand new residence for Mary Holmes who is tasked with keeping police headquarters neat, orderly, and clean all by herself on a daily basis. She is an asset to the department and is truly part of the police fam-

ily. Personnel were quick to sign up to work one of nine volunteer build dates from midSeptember to late November, 2018. The first scheduled date of September 15th was blocked by Hurricane Florence, but the next Saturday got off to an early

start and saw four walls built and put in place by the end of the day. Mary Holmes will be participating in the work days as part of her commitment to the Habitat for Humanity contract. She also logged over 200 volunteer hours in the Habitat Re-Store

on Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC. Chief Joseph Ramey is proud to partner with Habitat for Humanity of Gaston County in this worthy effort and will be there swinging a hammer beside his co-workers. If corporations or individu-

als would like to contribute toward Habitat for Humanity of Gaston County, please contact Mary Harris, Director, at (704) 874-0499 or mary@habitatgaston.org For further information, contact Captain C.J. Rosselle at (704) 866-3397.


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Church Directory First United Methodist Church of Stanley North Main St. • Stanley, NC

Living Witness Ministries 541 Costner St. 704-827-0004

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Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd

143 Church St. 704-824-5380

110 S. Main St. 704-827-4751

Lakeview Baptist Church McAdenville Baptist Church

Macedonia Baptist Church

192 Main St. 704-824-2740

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McAdenville Wesleyan Church

Morningside Missionary Church

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711 Morningside Dr. 704-822-9142

Mt. Holly Church of God

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208 Rankin Ave. 704-827-8596

Cramerton Independent Presbyterian Church

Mt. Sinai Baptist Church 339 S. Hawthorne St. 704-827-4320

New Covenant United Methodist 14514 Lucian Riverbend Hwy. 704-827-4468

New Providence Baptist Church 1104 Old NC 27 Hwy. 704-827-0822

New Saint Paul Holiness Church 1529 Old Hwy. 27 Rd. 704-827-5851

North Main Baptist Church

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Grace Wesleyan Church

Will of God Church

Alexander Memorial Baptist Church

6014 S. New Hope Rd 704-825-7959

513 Woodlawn Ave. 704-827-5185

208 South Main Street 704-825-3216

Brotherhood/Sisterhood WNCC UMC 120 Park Street 704-825-1333

Catawba Heights Baptist Church 311 Belmont Road 704-827-8474

Christ Church Presbyterian Church 901 Catawba Street 704-461-8614

Crossroads Wesleyan Church 101 Beaty Rd. 704-827-8381

Centerview Baptist Church

235 8th Ave. 704-824-1991

171 S. Main St. 704-824-7785

Burge Memorial Methodist Church

Ridgeview Baptist Church

Hood Memorial Ame Zion Church 455 Sacco St. 704-825-6007

312 W. Glendale Ave. 704-827-2726

West Cramerton United Methodist Church

Loves Chapel Presbyterian Church

Catawba Heights Church of God

204 Lincoln St. 704-825-8342

122 Tomberlin Rd. 704-827-4225

Lutheran Church of the Holy Comforter

CBC-Memorial Apostolic

216 N. Main St. 704-825-2483

Mount Moriah Baptist Church

320 E. Catawba Street 704- 825-8845

110 Lincoln St. 704-825-2046

East Belmont Free Will Baptist

Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist

909 Edgemont Ave 704-825-5346

212 South Street 704-825-7269

Ebenezer United Methodist Church

New Hope Presbyterian Church

120 Belmont-Mt. Holly Road 704-827-3366

4357 S. New Hope Rd. 704-824-1697

Exodus Church

New Life Baptist Church

101 S. Main Street 704-755-5034

201 Oak Trail 704-822-6195

First Baptist Church

New Mills Chapel Fire Baptized

23 N. Central Avenue 704-825-3758

104 Morning Glory Ave. 704-825-5457

First Foursquare Gospel Church

North Belmont Church of God

8 Elizabeth Street 704-825-5811

2316 Acme Rd. 704-827-4092

First Presbyterian Church

O’Conner Grove Church Ame Zion

102 S. Central Ave 704-825-3357

613 N. Main Street 704-825-5576

First Presbyterian-Belmont

Park Street United Methodist

112 S. Central Ave 704-829-0668

120 Park Street 704-825-8480

First United Methodist Church of Belmont

Power of the Spirit Church 118 School Street 704-827-7071

Queen Of The Apostles Catholic Church

71 McAdenville Road 704-825-7283

503 N. Main Street 704-825-9600

Friendship Baptist Church

230 W. Charlotte Ave. 704-827-0968

Chapel Baptist Church

511 Tuckaseegee Rd. 704-827-4301

Cornerstone Family Worship

Way of the Cross Baptist Church

709 Rankin Ave. 704-671-8640

238 Lanier Ave. 704-827-8111

Covenant United Methodist

Wesley Chapel Holiness Church

110 Underwood Dr. 704-820-0603

324 N. Lee St. 704-827-1993

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Westview Presbyterian Church

1013 W. Charlotte Ave. 704-827-7656

1020 W. Catawba Ave. 704-827-2026

Finish Line Christian Center

203 S. Main St. 704-263-2621

Community Pentecostal Center 320 Ralph Handsel Blvd. 704-263-8731

First United Methodist Church 217 N. Main St. 704-263-2691

First Presbyterian Church 512 Old Mount Holly Rd. 704-263-4275

Gold Hill Missionary Baptist Church 7447 Old Plank Rd. 704-827-7966

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Bethlehem Church

300 S. Main St. 704-827-2481

3100 Bethlehem Church St. 704-823-5050

1224 Mayberry Rd. 704-263-0249

First Free Will Baptist Church 841 Noles Dr. 704-827-7461

First Presbyterian Church 133 S. Main St. 704-827-0521

First United Methodist Church 140 N. Main St. 704-827-4855

Goshen Free Will Baptist Church

Goshen Presbyterian Church

South Point Freewill Baptist 297 Gaither Rd. 704-825-8045

Jehovah’s Witnesses

South Point United Methodist

1736 Kelly Rd. 704-263-0199

510 South Point Church Rd. 704-825-4019

Lighthouse Full Gospel Church

1405 Armstrong Ford Rd. 704-825-0604

Christ’s Evangelical Lutheran

First Baptist Church-Mt. Holly

3717 Hickory Grove Rd. 704-827-3939

Upper Room United Pentecostal

Amazing Grace Baptist Church

1792, 108 N. Main St. 704-980-285-8334

Hickory Grove Baptist Church

1005 Catawba St. 704-825-8730

St. Anthony of Padua Traditional Catholic Church

707 Westland Farm Rd. 704-822-8033

124 Horsley Ave. 704-825-9516

Unity Baptist Church

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Tuckaseegee Baptist Church

South Point Baptist Church

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Shiloh AME Zion Methodist

7280 Sifford Rd. 704-827-6277

Gaston Christian Church

26 Kee Rd. 704-825-5987

740 Rankin Ave. 704-827-5181

1529 Old Hwy 27 Rd. 704-827-5851

300 Westland Farm Rd. 704-827-8600

Stowe Memorial Baptist Church

207 Lowell Ave. 704-824-4213

2560 Stanley Lucia Rd. 704-827-5881

Grace Baptist Church

701 Secrest Ave. 704-825-8175

Second Baptist Church

St. Paul FHB Church

124 Georgia Belle Ave. 704-579-7823

St. Marks United Methodist Church

Riverside Baptist Church

Community Christian Fellowship

Sanctuary of Praise Ministries

220 Park Terrace Dr. 704-827-7801

501 Cramer Mountain Rd. 704-824-4286

STANLEY

5008 S. New Hope Rd 704-825-3276

Springwood Freewill Baptist

105 Pine Rd. 704-827-3856

Life Church

108 Horseshoe Bend Beach Rd. 704-827-8676

324 N. Lee St. 704-827-5526

1300 W. Catawba Ave. 704-827-3076

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First Baptist Church

826 W. Charlotte Ave. 704-827-2999

East Belmont Church Of God

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Cramerton Temple of God Church

Bethel Baptist Church

Message of Love Church

124 Georgia Belle Ave 704-965-1004

154 N. Main St. 704-824-3831

Holy Comforter Lutheran Church

501 Catawba Street 704-825-5780

Grace Korean Ch Assembly-God

Cramer Memorial United Methodist Church

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East Belmont Baptist Church

Roper Street 704-827-6280

416 Woodlawn Ave. 704-824-1745

151 Henry Chapel Rd 704-825-0711

Henry’s Chapel Ame Zion Church

2300 Acme Road 704-827-2061

Fresh Anointing Church of God

Cramerton Free Will Baptist

Restoration & Deliverance 804 W. Charlotte Ave. 704-820-0954 Revival Tabernacle of Mt. Holly

216 N. Main St. 704-825-2483

807 South Point Road 704-825-2106

1304 N. Main St. 704-827-6141

151 8th Ave. 704-824-3889

530 N. Hawthorne St. 704-827-1442

Carolina Community Baptist 604 Martha Ave 704-824-2872

Center Baptist Church S. New Hope Rd. 704-824-4121

Epic Church 100 Indian Walk 704-671-4652

Lowell Church of God 804 W. First Street 704-824-3383

Lowell Free Will Baptist Church 3010 Lowell Rd. 704-824-9389

Lowell Smyre United Methodist Church 201 N. Main St. 704-824-8814

New Life Baptist Church 527 N. Buckoak St. 704-263-4647

Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church 2717 Dallas/Stanley Hwy. 704-263-4406

Springfield Memorial Baptist Church 2920 Dallas-Stanley Highway 704-263-4426

Stanley Church of God 324 N. Main St. 704-263-4041

Stanley Pentecostal Holiness Church 113 E. Parkwood St. 704-263-2131

Trinity Full Gospel Church 303 Sunset Dr. 704-263-9765

United In Action of Stanley

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church

5481 Hickory Grove Rd. 704-524-0555

120 Branch St. 704-824-4535

811 Mauney Rd.

First Baptist Church of Lowell

Welcome Baptist Church

400 W. 1st St. 704-824-1215

BESSEMER CITY

First Baptist Church

112 White Jenkins Rd. 704-681-2017

317 W. 1st St. 704-824-1213

New Life Church 128 Robbins St. 704-824-1356

Bright Light Baptist Church

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Presbyterian Church of Lowell 207 E. 1st St. 704-824-3807

Restoration Church 1800 Spencer Mountain Rd. 704-824-5250

Woodlawn Baptist Church 1101 N. Main St. 704-824-4261

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News from The Cathy Mabry Cloninger Center

Leaders from across Gaston County came together recently for a panel discussion at Good Morning Gaston. Participants heard updates from Belmont, Bessemer City, Cherryville, Cramerton, Dallas, Lowell, Mount Holly, and Stanley. Belmont city manager Adrian Miller (left) and Gastonia mayor Walker Reid are seen having a talk at the event. Gaston Chamber photo

Winter is coming! The Cathy Mabry Cloninger Center, 330 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr , is in need of winter coats for women and children. Our residents rely heavily on your generous donations. If you are able to donate a new or gently used coat or jacket please contact the shelter at 704-852-6000. If you or your organization would like to have a presentation on domestic violence, shelter information, teen dating violence and many other topics, please contact Mollie Weakland at 704810-6495. The Holidays are coming! Please keep The Cathy Mabry Cloninger Center and our residents in mind during this time. We have seen a large increase in the number of women and children needing shelter, assistance and support over the last several months. If you would like more informa-

tion about shelter needs or ways that you can give, please contact Mollie Weakland at 704-810-6495. In the last six months, the shelter has been home to over 85 children. With this large increase in young residents, we are in great need of new or gently used pack and plays. These provide safe sleeping for babies and are essential to future residents of the shelter. The Cathy Mabry Cloninger Center has an outside support group for survivors of domestic violence. This group meets at the shelter on Tuesday afternoons and is open to everyone. If you would like more information about the support group or other services offered in the community please contact Zykiria Durham at 704-810-6418 or Kathryn Fletcher at 704-810-6427.

Belmont debuts new water bill website The City of Belmont has launched the WaterSmart customer portal to provide self-service solutions and key messaging to its water utility customers. The portal is integrated with the newly installed Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) system, giving customers access to their hourly consumption data. Through a secure log-in, customers are able to access their account to better manage water usage, view balances, pay their bill, and contact customer service. The secure payment processing platform embedded within the portal is Paymentus. The following are some of the key benefits of the portal: View hourly, weekly, monthly, and seasonal consumption in easyto-read charts; Receive a leak alert when water consumption is 1x-5x higher than normal along with recommendations on steps to take to identify and resolve a leak; Ability to customize threshold levels to conserve water use and receive an alert when consumption goes beyond the setting; Receive notifications through your preferred communication channel (e-mail, text, or voicemail); Pay your

bill online; View copies of past bills, enroll in paperless billing, and better understand the information presented in your bill; Receive detailed money saving recommendations and tips for reducing your bill. WaterSmart applies stringent data security measures and access protocols, ensuring customer information is protected. In fact, you don’t even have to register to experience the benefit of leak alerts. The system will auto-generate a leak alert report that, if no customer email or phone number is available for that account, the report will be mailed to the billing address with notification of the leak, a table showing the water use in a chart, and information on how to register for the portal. There is no charge to signup. To set up your account, simply go to the City’s website and click on the link to the WaterSmart customer portal, or go directly to www.belmont.watersmart.com. You will be asked for your account number and zip code. If you have any questions or want to learn more about the WaterSmart portal, please contact Customer Service at 704825-5586

Red Cross calls for winter heroes to host blood drives Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. To help meet the constant demand for lifesaving blood donations and prevent blood shortages this winter, the American Red Cross is urging individuals and organizations to be winter heroes by hosting a blood drive. Right now, the Red Cross needs about 6,500 additional groups across the country to host blood drives in December, January and February to ensure blood will be there for patients who rely on blood products. In this the Carolinas Blood Services Region, about 350 more blood drive hosts are needed. During the winter, there is often a decrease in the number of blood drives, which can contribute to blood shortages. “When someone hosts a blood drive, they give donors a chance to donate lifesaving blood, in

turn helping to save dozens or even hundreds of lives,” said Cliff Numark, senior vice president, Biomedical Services. “Blood shortages are not uncommon during the winter months, and these shortages could cause delays in patient care. But with the help of volunteer blood drive partners, the Red Cross can be better prepared to meet patient needs all winter long.” To learn more about hosting a blood drive and to sign up, visit RedCrossBlood.org/ HostADrive. Blood drive partners who host a drive between Dec. 20 and Jan. 6 will receive long-sleeved Red Cross T-shirts for all who come to give, and if the partner achieves its donation goal, it will be recognized in a national newspaper highlighting its lifesaving work.


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Bambachs win Elements of Empowerment anniversary chair The Elements of Empowerment, Inc. 2nd Anniversary raffle drawing resulted in an anniversary gift for a special couple. Bill and Kathy Bambach received the news of winning a custom-painted, culturally-inspired rocking chair just one day before their 50th Wedding Anniversary. Bill, who graduated from Belmont Abbey College, and Kathy, from Sacred Heart College, were married at Abbey Basilica of Mary help of Christians in 1968. During the chair delivery, Delta Sanders got a tour of the Bambach’s music room. Bill, a former music director for WSGE 91.7 FM, had a vast music collection of 2,500 albums and 750 CDs. He started collecting at age 11. Before that, a neighbor gave him his first 78 when he was 4. He still owns that recording of “At The Jazz Band Ball” by Wild Bill Davison, as well as the CD version of it. While concert, folk, international, and traditional pop are included, he estimates that 60% of the collection is jazz. His favorite singer is Frank Sinatra. Yes, he has donned a Sinatra costume in Halloweens past. His favorite composer is Duke Ellington, whom he saw at the 1958 Stoneybrook Music Festival. His favorite Ellington composition is the original 1940 version of “Ko-Ko.” “I learned everything I know about jazz from Bill, who introduced me to it” admits Kathy. The couple had plans to see Duke in June of 1969. Instead, they saw the arrival of their first child. Sitting above the albums, among vintage jazz posters, is a

large framed photo of Bill. The 1963 picture was taken by a photographer for Chaninade High School in Long Island, New York. Appropriately, Bambach was captured while giving a presentation on marriage and family. If 50 years of marriage is any indication, he knew what he was talking about. The Bambachs are season ticket holders for the Community Jazz Series. They purchased their raffle ticket at the September concert, held at the Haid Theater on the campus of Belmont Abbey College. “We have followed jazz for a long time, and jazz has rewarded us” said Bill. He went on to say of the concert series “I am happy to see this artistic enterprise brought to my old academic home.” Elements of Empowerment, Inc. presents the Community Jazz Series in partnership with Belmont Abbey College. The next concert is November 11, 2018. The David Pankey Trio will perform on the set of the Abbey Players’ production of It’s A Wonderful Life: A Radio Play by Joe Landry. Veterans will be recognized at the event. Tickets are available at Caravan Coffee & Dessert Bar, on the Elements of Empowerment Facebook page, at Givelify. com, and at the door. Individual tickets are $10.00 each and tickets for children under 12 are $5.00 and sold only at the door. For additional event information, email elementsofempowerment@gmail.com or call (704) 755-5210.

City of Mt. Holly employee receives scholarship Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU) congratulates Travis Rhyne, City of Mount Holly employee who is the recipient of a career development scholarship award and will use the money to attend the course NC Local Government CGCIO at the School of Government (SOG), UNC-Chapel Hill. “The credit union is proud to partner with the School of Government to offer these scholarships to North Carolina’s local government employees,” said LGFCU President Maurice Smith. “As a result, these LGFCU members are able to strengthen their skills and enhance their job performance, thereby better serving their communities.” The SOG is the largest university-based local government training, advisory and research organization in the United States, offering classes, seminars, schools and specialized conThe Belmont Gadabouts senior citizens group recently held a ferences for more than 12,000 public officials each year. 50/50 raffle. A total of $1,696 was raised with half going to the For more information on LGFCU scholarships or to apply Belmont Community Organization (BCO) and Serving Our Com- visit www.lgfcu.org. munity With Kindness In Springwood (SOCKS) relief agencies. The other half ($848) went to ticket holder Rosa Mendoza seen with Gadabouts member Neal Winslow. Photo by Alan Hodge

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I know what you’re going through

Carolina Pro Musica celebrates Blackbeard the Pirate with two remaining concerts involving Blackbeard. Entitled Music for Queen Anne’s Revenge – the Golden Age of Piracy. The two concerts are Saturday November 10th at 1:00 pm at the Old Courthouse in Dallas, NC and Sunday afternoon November 18th at 3:00 pm at the Abbey Basilica, Belmont Abbey, Belmont, NC. Admission is free. Donations are welcomed. More information: see news release attached or email carolinapromusica@gmail.com. Carolina Pro Musica left-right Holly Maurer with recorder. Karen Jacob. Rebecca Saunders, Eddie Ferrell with mandolin. Photo by John Jacob

LETTER TO EDITOR Life is a journey not meant to be taken alone. Psalm 130:5 - I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in his word I put my hope. (NIV) We were created by God to be in relationship with Him, and each other. Yet many of us end up doing life alone. We have hopes, dreams, and desires about life. We have a longing for things to be different. We get up each morning deciding to make the changes, intending to do things differently, set on going a different direction. And each evening we lay our head on our pillow wondering why things are still the same and reluctantly doing life “just the way it is”. We just can’t seem to complete the process Albert Einstein wrote, “The tragedy of life is what dies in the hearts and souls of people while they live.” Everybody has a story to tell. There are metaphors everywhere, just as there are lessons everywhere. How did you get where you are? Are you living your life through the eyes of your passion or are you trying to get to it? What has the journey been like? Do you remember when? The memories and experiences that have shaped your life...Do you realize the great gift you can give...to yourself and your loved ones? Reflecting back on life can truly open up so many emotions. I believe for anyone who has walked down the many paths in their life, and then questioned along the way why they were at crossroads that seem to be going nowhere. Where we end up is inevitably up to us. The Apostle Paul wrote, “Be transformed by the renewing of your mind.” Transform your life into the life you were meant to live, by changing mind-sets, creating paradigm shifts, and discovering new perspectives. It is truly a daily process. Transformation, change, success, and life progress can only happen by persistent daily attention and application, but most of all keeping our faith and complete trust in God. He is watching over us and loving us as if we were that 1 sheep lost out of a herd of a thousand. If we walk with Him through these dark times, He will not lead us astray. “There is a purpose in life, and there are people who care” Lisa Harper • Belmont NC

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You have probably faced a time of struggle, illness, or even the loss of a loved one at some point in your life. During such times someone has more than likely said to you, “I know what you’re going through.” Not only have we heard this said to us, but we have probably said it to others too. We say this to empathize with others, to show our compassion and love to those who are hurting. Truth is, we really cannot understand what people are going through. However, we know the One who does know, Jesus Christ. Mark 5:22-43 tells of two people who were facing life’s struggles. One, a ruler of the local synagogue, Jairus, had a young daughter at the point of death. He sought Jesus to heal her. The other, a local woman, had a disease she had battled for twelve years. As Jesus walked with Jairus to his house, a crowd gathered around Him. The woman knew she could not get to Jesus, but believed if she could simply touch His clothes, she would be healed. She touched His robe and was healed. Jesus recognized her great faith. Meanwhile, people came from Jairus’ house to tell him his daughter was dead. However, Jesus went home with him and raised the young girl from the dead. As we see with these two people, everyone hurts. Whether it is a wealthy person like Jairus, or an average person with little money

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Gastonia, NC like the woman, everyone struggles. salvationchurchnc.org Pain and sorrow are no respecter of persons, as everyone has troubles in their lives. Too often people are going through things everyday which we have no idea about. It may be a family member, or someone we sit in church beside. Just as the woman with the disease went twelve years struggling alone, people today have needs we may never know, or understand. We may not know, yet Jesus does! Before they arrived that day, Jesus already knew what the woman needed, and what Jairus needed. Jesus knows and understands. Jesus experienced His own struggles and suffering as He was hated, betrayed, and put to death, all for us. One thing we must never forget, is how much we are loved. No matter what we face our families love us, our friends, but most of all, Jesus. Jesus loved the woman with the disease, and He loved Jairus too. As we go though this life and see so many struggling, instead of telling them we understand, even if we do not, let us simply offer them love, the love of Jesus. Today as we begin to tell someone that we know what they are going through, may we tell them instead, “I don’t know what you’re going through, but I know the One who does, Jesus!”

Cramer Memorial UMC Love Feast Cramer Memorial UMC in Cramerton, NC will be hosting a Community-wide Moravian Love Feast on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 5:30 pm. Several Belmont area churches are involved as well. What is a Moravian Love Feast? The early Christians met and broke bread to-

gether to signify their union, fellowship and love. In 1727, the Moravian church revived this practice, and it established the custom of celebrating the great festivals, such as Christmas, by partaking of a simple meal known as a Love Feast. The first Love Feast was held on November 17,

1753, at Bethabara (in Forsyth County). The Christmas Love Feast, with its lighted candles, is one of the most beautiful services of the Moravian church. The custom originated in Europe and spread throughout the Moravian world. In NC, the candles were first used in 1762.

Queen of Apostles Thanksgiving meal The members of Queen of the Apostles Church, 503 N. Main St, Belmont, will continue their custom of offering a Thanksgiving Meal, complete with all the trimmings, on Thanksgiving Day from 11:00 am to 12:45 pm. We serve folks in need at our Family Life Center and we will also deliver meals to residents of eastern Gaston County who are unable to travel to our church campus. Please call the church office if you plan on attending or if you need a meal, or meals, delivered to your residence. The phone number is (704) 825-9600. Please call by Friday, November 16, 2017, so we know how many meals to prepare. Happy Thanksgiving to all.

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Life Church in Cramerton hosted their Annual Fall Festival and Trunk of Treats Community outreach Halloween evening. Over 600 people from the surrounding communities came through for free hot dogs, popcorn, cotton candy, snow cones and the rows of cars with trunks of threats. There was lots of games and activities for the kids. Photos by Mike Postell Photography

Area Halloween scenes... Stanley Trunk or Treat The Town of Stanley held a huge Trunk or Treat event on Halloween. Hundreds of folks showed up and candy was consumed by the bucketful. See more photos page 11. Photos by Bill Ward


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More Stanley Trunk or Treat scenes The Town of Stanley held a huge Trunk or Treat event on Halloween. The Grizzlies’ Jake Brewer with little Elijah Kale at the Stanley Trunk or Treat.

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Belmont Boo Fest... The City of Belmont held its annual BooFest event on Oct. 26 in Stowe Park. A large crowd showed up and celebrated Halloween with colorful costumes and fun. City of Belmont photos


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Cramer crushes Jaguars 45-7 By John Wilson’

Cramer forced turnovers and kept the Jags in check. “Our team played well in Stuart Cramer ended the all facets of the game,” head 2018 football season with a coach Ben McMillan said. resounding 45-7 victory over “We had a great night offenthe Forestview Jaguars. The sively led by our offensive game started tight, but by line. Our defense was able the second quarter the Storm to stop Forestview and create broke loose and the Jags several turnovers.” never had a chance. Tyreese Morris led the The Storm took a 21-7 ground attack for Cramer. lead into the locker room at The 5’6” junior scatback halftime. played well. Morris had 142 In the second half, Cramer yards off of 24 carries and a built on the lead they had es- touchdown. tablished earlier. The third Cramer quarterback Luke and fourth quarters were all Carpenter had a great day Cramer as the Storm domi- passing. He went 8 for 11 for nated Forestview on both 183 yards, two touchdowns sides of the ball. and a pick. The Storm generated 403 Tight end Kendall Karr yards of total offense com- was Cramer’s top receiver pared to Forestview’s 228. with three receptions for 84 Offensively, Cramer went yards and a score. with a very balanced attack. Cramer had two big touchThe Storm offense attacked downs passed that went for the Jaguars on the ground big yardage. The first was a and in the air. Defensively, 70-yard toss from Carpenter to Karr in the third quarter. The second was a Carpenter to Morris 80 yard throw in the fourth. In addition to football, there were other things going on at the game. The last home game of the year is traditionally Senior Night, a chance to honor the players and families of the Class of 2019. The win definitely made #82 Kendall Karr catches a pass from #11 things a whole Luke Carpenter and turns upfield for a lot sweeter for touchdown. john.bannernews@gmail.com

Jamarion Dawkins runs right looking for a hole in the defense. everyone involved. “I was really happy for our seniors who had a great senior night Friday night,” McMillan said. A win like this is big. Ending the regular season on a high note builds confidence as the playoffs approach. “We hope to carry this

momentum into into the playoffs and I feel like we are playing our best football here at the end of the regular Forestview quarterback Jake Lee drops in the pocket looking season,” McMillan remarked. down field for an open receiver. Now the Storm will wait and see where they land in the playoffs seeding. Cramer finished the year 7-4 overall and 4-3 in Big South play.

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NOVEMBER 8, 2018 EDITION Last week's lottery numbers were drawn by Natasha Soldano at Johnny B's Pizza Pad located at 106 N. main St., Belmont, NC. The winning numbers were 3, 6 & 10. No ballot received guessed all three numbers correctly, so the jackpot will increase to $9,450. Make sure you have your entry in by the 9am deadline on Monday for your chance to win!

THE BANNER NEWS LOTTERY Numbers will be drawn each Monday Morning. Look in next week's Banner-News for the 3 WINNING NUMBERS! Jackpot increases $50 each week until won, then a new jackpot will begin at $50. LOTTERY RULES Absolutely one entry per household each week! No photo copies will be allowed. Any lottery entries that have the same handwriting or appear to be in conjunction with any other entry will be disqualiďŹ ed. Entries must be complete with name, household address and phone number. No business address will be accepted. All entries must be brought by the Banner-News drop box at 128-C North Main St. in Belmont, NC or post-marked by Saturday prior to Monday's drawing. We are not responsible for entries lost or late by mail delivery. If more than one correct lottery entry is received, the jackpot will be split between the winners. The Banner-News Lottery Jackpot will cap at $10,000 maximum. The judge's decision is ďŹ nal. Must be at least 18 years old to enter. Employees and immediate family of CF Media not eligible.

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Red Raiders JV scenes The South Point High Red Raiders JV football team took on Shelby High last week. When the buzzer sounded, the Raiders lost 28-15. Photos by Calvin Craig Superraiders

Stanley Middle School dia de los Muertos celebration Stanley Middle School held its first dia de los Muertos celebration last week. The Spanish 1 and 8th grade Art students created ofrendas for famous Latin Americans. Other clubs created video games and stop motion animation related to the them. The make-up club did student make-up and worked with 8th grade students to choose their designs. It was a huge undertaking by many students and adults and everyone appreciated the leadership of Mrs. Bumgarner and Senora Hendrix. Gaston Schools photo


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Shelby beats South Point 41-25 for Southwestern 2A title By John Wilson john.bannernews@gmail.com

The Shelby-South Point football game was billed as the local game of the week. The winner would be the Southwestern 2A Conference champion and would secure a solid seed when the playoffs start next week. Those that saw the game saw two different offensive styles at work. When it was over the Golden Lions proved to be a little too much for the Red Raiders to handle. Shelby took away a 41-25 win. Things started off good for South Point when the Red Raiders took an early 12-0 lead. However, by the end of the second quarter Shelby was starting to take control. Each team generated solid offensive numbers. Both teams moved the ball well. Shelby had 404 yards of total offense. South Point had 335. What separated the two teams was how they got their yardage. Shelby attacked through the air throwing for 313 yards of passing offense and four touchdowns. South Point stuck to the ground running for 285 yards of rushing offense. The Red Raiders also had four touchdowns. The final score didn’t reflect how tight this game was. No one got blown out. Both teams played well. As is the case in football, the team that won was the one that got the little things done. The Golden Lions were able to get some things done that South Point failed to do. Shelby was able to build on small accomplishments and turn them into some-

thing bigger. For example, the Golden Lions threw the ball with ease, but they didn’t have a strong ground game. However, Shelby was able to generate just enough Nolan Cochran and Alec Moore team up on the tackle. of a rushing game that they scored a touchdown. South Point, on the other hand had a running game that was on fire, but the passing offense was very limited and never made it into the end zone. One small comparison that put points on the board for Shelby and left South Point empty handed. Another area that proved to be critical was turnovers and special teams play. Shelby played relatively mistake free. However, South Josh Hicks will not give an inch. Point turned the ball over twice. Shelby took advantage of that. The Shelby special teamers also brought back a big 95 yard kickoff return for a score in the fourth quarter. South Point head coach Adam Hodge knows what went wrong and knows what the Red Raiders need to do to improve. “We played hard but we made too many mistakes to win,” Hodge noted. “We’ve got to get better.” Now the Red Raiders will regroup and get ready for the Keaton Hale leads his offense. playoffs. The one good thing about the playoffs is everything is reset. The teams that made it in start over in a sense. “It’s a new season and it’s win or go home,” Hodge said. “I look forward to the playoffs.” The seeding for next week’s games should come out Saturday afternoon.

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Oct. 10 was National Walk and Bike to School Day. These Belmont Central Elementary students celebrated walking with the school’s Eagle mascot. Gaston Schools photo

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Congratulations to Mt. Holly Middle School 8th grade ELA teachers (from left), Mrs. VanDerMeid, Mrs. Pohlman, and Ms. Bolick for receiving a Ron L. Ensley grant to add 100 books to each of their classroom libraries. Gaston Schools photo

Belmont Abbey’s Thierfelder serves on NCAA Division II Presidents Council

Page Primary School in Belmont has named its Students of the Month for October. The Character Trait was Responsibility. All from Left to Right- Bottom Row: E. Simmons, G. Kivette; Second Row: B. Zinobile, G. Norton, Q. King; Third Row: S. Taylor, M, Rinaldi, L. Mullis, B. Zinobile; Fourth Row: W. Baxter, H. Hameed, A. Baker, G, Arnold; Top Row: M. McKendry, A. Yow, L, Wharton, E. Martinez. Gaston Schools photo

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Belmont Abbey College announced President Bill Thierfelder has been selected to serve on the NCAA Division II Presidents Council. He will serve a four-year term until 2022. The Presidents Council is the highest governing office in NCAA Division II Athletics and consists of 16 members who are presidents or chancellors at NCAAsponsored institutions. Each member represents a region of 100 colleges or universities. The Council is charged with guiding “the strategic direction for the division in all areas, including the division’s financial affairs and championships administration.” Further, it is the primary sponsor of legislative proposals at the NCAA Convention. Dr. Thierfelder represents Region 2, including Conference Carolinas, of


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DSBG introduces new displays for Holidays Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden’s annual Holidays at the Garden, opening to the public on Nov. 23, is going to be bigger and better than ever before. Visitors will experience an all-new musicallyorchestrated topiary display, wander through the new illuminated Piedmont Prairie Garden, explore the extended lights of fire and ice plus all new lanterns in the perennial gardens, and much more. Visitors will enjoy annual traditions including the 15-foot towering orchid tree, live music (daily 6 to 8 p.m.), holiday shopping in The Garden Store, crackling fires to warm cold hands or roast a marshmallow, the Children’s Discovery Trail of activities, warm beverages and more. Food service will be available every night in addition to beverages including coffee, hot chocolate, cider, beer, wine and other spirits. Model train displays built by the Metrolina Model Railroaders can be found throughout the Garden in addition to an expanded display of quaint buildings from Department 56’s Dickens’ Village Series®. Santa Claus will also be available Tuesday through Thursday from Nov. 27 to Dec. 20 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. for personal photos (no fee). Mrs. Claus will visit the Garden Friday through Sunday evenings from Nov. 23 to Dec. 23 in addition to Christmas Eve from 6 to 8 p.m. “Holidays at the Garden has been an annual tradition for 14 years and has delighted families with lights and holiday features,” said Patrick Larkin, the Garden’s Executive Director. “This year visitors will be amazed by the addition of hundreds and thousands of twinkling lights through new garden spaces. Musically orchestrated 12-

foot topiaries will greet guests as they walk into the Garden, 8-foot lanterns will cast designs throughout Ribbon Garden, and thousands of lights will sweep through the new Piedmont Prairie Garden offering a unique and spectacular holiday experience for all.” A special thank you to sponsors including David Belk Cannon Foundation, Gaston Travel & Tourism, Duke Energy, South State Bank, Pepsteel, Charlotte Regional Partnership and Beasley Broadcasting Group’s K104.7 Holidays at the Garden will be open Nov. 23, 2018 through Jan. 6, 2019 from 5 to 9 p.m. each evening, although the Garden will be closed Christmas Day. Holidays at the Garden admission is discounted for tickets purchased online in advance and prices increase at the door. Admission purchased online in advance for Monday through Thursday is $12.95 per adult, $11.95 per senior 60+, $7.95 per child 2-12 and free for children under age two. Admission purchased online in advance for Friday through Sunday is $14.95 per adult, $13.95 per senior 60+, $8.95 per child 2-12 and free for children under age two. Garden members receive a 30% discount and also receive 30% off the purchase of up to four guest passes. Guests are encouraged to purchase tickets online in advance at www. DSBG.org.

Gaston Schools superintendent Jeffrey Booker spent time recently visiting elementary and middle schools to speak with students in small-group advisory sessions. The students shared feedback about the school lunch menu, library, technology, and several other topics. Mr. Booker also met with the Student Advisory Council (pictured), which includes three student representatives from each high school. He shared information about the school district’s strategic plan and conducted a discussion with the students about our vision, mission, and goals. Gaston Schools photo

This group of kids from Second Baptist Church put on Halloween costumes last week and visited with clients and staff at the East Gaston Adult Day Care in Catawba Heights. Nathan Grant (background) put on his pirate outfit and added to the excitement. Photo by Alan Hodge

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October was fire prevention month. During the month of October, Belmont Firefighters talked fire safety with children throughout the city at schools, daycare centers, and at the fire station. Over 800 children were reached this month. Belmont Fire Department is staffed seven days a week. Anyone wishing to schedule a tour or fire safety event can call (704) 825-0502. Pictured- Engineer S. Roberts and Firefighter A. Harris teach fire prevention to children from Childcare Network. Photo by Matthew Hodge


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Area happenings... UMW Craft & Bake Sale November 10, 2018 Come join us for UMW’s Annual Craft and Bake Sale! We will have yummy home baked goods and crafts available. Central United Methodist Church-Kings Mountain 113 S Piedmont Ave, Kings Mountain, NC. UMM Soup Sale November 10, 2018 Tickets are now available for the UMM Soup Sale! Featuring yummy vegetable beef soup. Come support the UMM! Central United Methodist Church-Kings Mountain 113 S Piedmont Ave, Kings Mountain, North Carolina. GEMS Music for Queen Ann’s Revenge November 10, 2018 Carolina Pro Musica presents music of Purcell, Pepusch, sea chanteys, and folksongs to highlight the life of Blackbeard Dallas Historic Courthouse 131 N Gaston St, Dallas, North Carolina. Placing Your Ancestry November 10, 2018 Have you searched everywhere for your ancestor’s name with no luck? This presentation by Anne Gometz will show you another approach. 1555 E Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC. Marshall Ballew- David Childers November 11, 2018 Songwriters swap with my great friend and ace songwriter David Childers in a great listening room environ-

ment! 117 North Main Street Mount Holly, NC. Annual Veterans Day Program & Reception November 11, 2018 Join us for our annual Veterans Day Program on Sunday, November 11 at 3:00 PM where we honor American veterans of the Mount Holly community. 131 South Main St - PO Box 12, Mount Holly, North Carolina. Mt. Holly Hawks Color Blaze Run November 11, 2018 Mt. Holly Hawks Optimist Club Color Blaze Run. Waives will start every 15min with first waive starting at 7:30 and last waive ending at 8:30. 246 North New Hope Road Gastonia, North Carolina. Sewing Circle November 14, 2018 Learn how to embroider, knit, crochet, quilt, and more. We will learn as a group, so all skill levels are welcome. (Free for adults 18 and up) 245 W Catawba Ave, Mt Holly, NC 28120, USA. Anime and Manga Club November 15, 2018 If you are a fan of watching Anime or reading Manga, hang out with us once a month as we discuss, watch, or read Anime/Manga. 245 W Catawba Ave, Mt Holly, NC 28120. Winter/Christmas Wooden Cut Outs November 15, 2018 Join us for a winter themed wooden cut out party. Your choice of cut out. Ev-

erything included for $35 per person. 104 South Main St Mount Holly, NC. Stop-N-Shop Experience Kings Mountain with Suds Me Up Buttercup November 16, 2018 Join Suds Me Up Buttercup for a “mini” shopping experience at a local eatery or coffee shop in your local neighborhood! 211 S Battleground Ave, Kings Mountain, NC. Teen Movie Night November 16, 2018 Enjoy snacks and a movie just for teens. (Free event for grades 6 - 12) Mt. Holly Branch Library 245 W Catawba Ave, Mount Holly, North Carolina 28120

2018 ChristmasTown 5K November 24, 2018 Join us for the 6th Annual ChristmasTown 5K. Run through McAdenville, North Carolina, one of the world’s top destinations for Christmas lights. Main St, McAdenville, NC. Winter/Christmas Wooden Cut Outs November 27, 2018 Join us for a winter themed wooden cut out party. Your choice of cut out. Everything included for $35 per person. 104 South Main St Mount Holly, North Carolina.

Boutique Belmont Christmas Market November 17, 2018 Tickets available October 1st, 2018 for the Boutique Belmont Christmas Market! Come tour the historical Stowe Manor while shopping. 217 S Central Ave, Belmont, NC.

Readers’ Theatre presents Retrieving the Lamb November 28, 2018 Come out to the Main Library and enjoy this comedy/drama presented by The Readers’ Theatre! 1555 E Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC.

2018 Fall Freedom Fest November 17, 2018 2018 Fall Freedom Fest is a celebration of our off road vehicle and the freedom to explore back roads and offroad. 1532 Lane Rd, Mt Holly, NC.

Christmas Parade November 28, 2018 Look for your library staff in the downtown Christmas parade. Mt Holly, NC, USA.

Listen & Move November 21, 2018 Give your little one a healthy, active start! Join us for this 15-20 minute program of music and movement. 125 N Central Ave, Belmont, NC.

Mount Holly Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting Ceremony November 28, 2018 Wednesday, November 28 4:00 PM - Downtown Mount Holly Tree Lighting Ceremony directly after parade. Mt Holly, NC.

This wagon load of kids, parents and staff from Newbridge Children’s Academy in Belmont spent last Wednesday morning foraging for Halloween candy. They stopped by the BannerNews office for some DumDums. Photo by Alan Hodge

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Charlotte Rescue Mission seeking food donations The Charlotte Rescue Mission is seeking donations to help with its annual Thanksgiving Food Box Drive. This drive, which runs through Nov. 17, gives low-income families all the fixings they need to cook a Thanksgiving meal at home. “Packing these food boxes does more than allow another family in the Charlotte area to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal,” says Tony Marciano, President/CEO of Charlotte Rescue Mission. “It creates an opportunity for a family to sit around their table to

make memories that last a lifetime.” If you are interested in preparing a food box, please email Thanksgiving@CharlotteRescueMission.org to get all the details including box contents, delivery days, and delivery location. Charlotte Rescue Mission is a nonprofit organization that provides a free 120-day Christian residential program for men and women who are addicted to drugs and/or alcohol and are predominantly homeless.

Miss del Castillo chosen Teach of the Month Congratulations to Miss del Castillo for being selected as Belmont Middle School Teacher of the Year. Miss del Castillo teaches seventh and eighth grade science. She is also the school’s volleyball and girl’s soccer coach. Gaston Schools photo

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South State Bank tellers in Belmont dressed for Halloween. Left to right: Susan Lang, Denese Friday, Vickie Olson-Ewton. That’s a lot of money. Karen Price photo


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Local angler Cohen Elgin caught this nice largemouth bass last week at Davidson Lake. He released it after taking the photo. Photo provided

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Aiming Outdoorsmen Toward Christ As a grandparent (I prefer poppy) I am excited about the times I can take my own grandchildren on some of their first huntGARY MILLER ing experiences. However, I also enjoy the occasional opportunities to take other children, youth, and young adults into this wonderful world. I can honestly say I get as excited and nervous as they do just before they pull the trigger. I do, however, temper my celebration until we see the evidence of a well-placed shot lying on the ground. I then go nuts. I think what intrigues me about sitting in the blind with different hunters is how each come with different personalities, expectations, and desires. The younger ones are so much fun. My fear is they may face a future without the ability to hunt, whether it is because of those who are anti-hunting or because of the friendly fire that is coming from the ever-increasing license fees. I digress, but I needed to say that as I did last week. When taking these younger ones hunting, I prefer to take them to the barn loft where they don’t have to be too still and where the weather is not a factor. The bales of hay also make for a perfect gun rest. This was the case with nine-year-old Riley and me. We had situated ourselves overlooking the field, just behind the bales of hay and just in front of a small heater. We were watching two doe when another one seemingly appeared just to the right of our opening. It couldn’t get much better than this even though dark was setting in fast. I moved Riley around slowly in order to get him situated for the shot. That’s when I began to realize who was really in control. His first revelation to me was that he was not sure if he wanted to shoot this one. She seemed small and there might be a buck behind her. I understood his reasoning even though I was taken aback by his hunting wisdom. After a few seconds (that seemed like forever) he decides that he would shoot. Once again, I situated him for the shot, pushed the safety off and proceeded to prepare for whatever might happen next. But I wasn’t prepared for the next instructions he gave to his guide. “Are you going to film this?” He said. Now my heart is beating pretty fast and the doe is looking at us. I’m also trying to watch the outcome, make sure Riley doesn’t get too close to the scope, and again, it is getting dark fast. “No, Riley I’m not going to be filming you. Just shoot the deer!” He hugs up to the gun, I lean over him to watch, and then just before he shoots he says, “Will you put your hands over my ears?” I do. He shoots and immediately yells “I got him! Now that, my friends, is how every hunt ought to be; where the memories do not come from what is in front of the gun but from what is behind it. gary@outdoortruths.org ~ www.outdoortruths.org

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POOR MANS SUPPER. Friday 11/16/18, 6pm-until. Crossway Baptist Church at 419 W. Main St., Mooresboro, NC 28114. Pinto beans, cornbread, a variety of sides and desserts. $6 all you can eat and $5 take-out. YOUTH BASKETBALL SIGNUPS. NOW thru Nov. 16th. Ages 5-15. Resident $25, non-resident $35. Spindale House; 119 Tanner Street, Spindale. 828-286-3716.

EMPLOYMENT NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS for Servers, Cashier. Own transportation required. Starting at $9.25 a hour. Apply in person at the RedWok Express located at 610 E. Grover St., Shelby or Call 704-481-9191.

**NOW HIRING** Print Dept. Supervisor, Graphic Designer and Part Time or Full Time Experienced Screen Printer. (704) 484-2077 matthew@bradleysports.net

EMPLOYMENT NOW HIRING! 2ND AND 3RD SHIFT RESIDENTIAL. 1st Shift 8am-2pm 30hours a week Monday - Friday. Apply in person at One on One Care, Inc. 207 Lee Street, Shelby, NC. (704) 4825200

MAINTENANCE MAN & GROUNDS KEEPER needed full time for Rental Properties. Must have valid NC drivers license. (704) 473-4299

IF YOUR CHURCH NEEDS A PREACHER. Full or part time, I am available, saved, spirit filled, Baptist. Loyd Swafford. (704) 473-0666 FUN TRAIN RIDES OCTOBER - NOVEMBER. Make your plans and reservatons now. Ask about upcoming Christmas events. NC4Ever@email.com LOOKING FOR ROCK-NROLL DRUMMER with own kit whose partying days are over. Rutherford County Seasoned Garage Band, plays occasional Gigs. Practice twice a week. Nuthin’ Fancy. If interested in playing music and having fun, call Mike at 828-429-2234 or Scott at 704-473-8715. Leave message for call back.

COMMUNITY EVENTS THE GREAT PUMPKIN CHASE 2018. A hilarious countywide scavenger hunt where you form a team, decorate a pumpkin, bring it to us, and we hide it somewhere in Cleveland County. You then race other teams to find your pumpkin first! Saturday November 3rd, 4-11pm. Contact Steve Putnam to register today! (704) 300-2452 putnams@clevelandcc.edu

WELL ESTABLISHED RESTAURANT/BUILDING for over 18 years, located in Shelby NC. Great cash Àow, owner selling due to health reasons. Some Owner Financing Available. Call for more details. (704) 473-1176

BUSINESS SERVICES

INTERIOR / EXTERIOR HOUSE PAINTER. Needed for rental property. Must have painting experience. (704) 473-4299 FARM LABOR FOR HORSE OPERATION. Full and part time positions available for experienced around horses, able to lift at least 50 lb., stall cleaning, mowing, fence repair, etc. Housing with wages. Non smoking, be able to pass a background check. Stanleylisab@yahoo. com NEED YARD WORK HELP. Must have own transportation. One day each week, $8 per hour. References would be preferable. Rutherfordton, Cleghorn Golf area. 828-286-8093. APPOINTMENT SETTERS. Professional Self Motivating, Top Pay, Plus Bonuses. Call to inquire. (704) 367-1890 DUMP TRUCK DRIVER NEEDED. Gastonia area. Must have 2 years experience. 828-5278223 FAMILY CARE HOME. Currently seeking to hire a mature women to work part time as a personal care aide. Must be dependable and reliable in job performance. Must pass drug test and criminal background. Reference are needed. (704) 418-1173

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES AUTOMOTIVE PARTS STORE FOR SALE. Located in the Foothills of NC. Automotive, Tractor, Heavy Duty Trucks, up to date inventory. Buy Business Inventory of Business and Building. Owner Retiring. Serious inquiries only. 828-223-1564.

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(2) BURIAL PLOTS FOR SALE at Sunset Memorial, Forest City. Good Shepherd Section. Call 828-245-7559 or 828-223-3575.

HORSE QUALITY HAY. Square and round bales. Call (704) 4876855

MOVING SALE. Fri. Nov 16th, 8am-2pm, and Sat. Nov 17th, 8am-2pm. Quality bedroom, living room, dining room furniture, pottery, rugs, office furniture and basement full. Additional information and pictures @ estatesales.net. Artist-Collector down sizing. House Full. 111 Lynhurst Lane, Shelby, NC 28150

RUTHERFORD COUNTY SAT. 11/17, 7AM UNTIL. Baby items: clothes 0-12mo, cradle, bouncy seat, play mat, etc. Adult clothes, home decor, jewelry, dishes. 136 Spring Street, Ellenboro, NC 28040

FARM LABOR WORKERS NEEDED. Must have NC Drivers License. (704) 473-4299

NOW HIRING ROOFERS. Experienced Laborers. Must have valid drivers license. Also need Experienced Single Ply Roofers and Experienced Shingle Roofers. Cline Co., Inc. (704) 4770516

ORDER YOUR FRESH BAKED PIES FOR THE HOLIDAYS! Apple, Caramel Apple, Buttermilk, Chocolate Chess, Lemon Chess and Key Lime Chess, Sweet potato, and pumpkin. I also offer sugar free pies. $12 Each. Comes in a Plastic Cam Shell Pie Holder and Sealed! Order Direct from Tom’s Pies in Shelby. NC Dept. of Agriculture Licensed and ServSafe Certified. (704) 473-1413 tgreene1@ twc.com

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AFFORDABLE LANDSCAPING AND LEAF PICKUP. We provide lawn care and leaf pick up. Call today and schedule a free estimate! (704) 466-2333 HANDYMAN, RETIRED. General contractor available for small job repairs and fixes. Deck repair a specialty. Rutherford/Cleveland County areas. Bob, (828) 476-6058 CLEVELAND COUNTY GARAGE DOORS. Fall Garage Door Special: Single size starting at $499. Double size starting at $849. Garage door repairs and installations. Ask about glass door installation and repair. 704419-0117 (704) 472-9367 GUTTER BUSTERS. All around handyman service, including gutter cleaning and blowing and most any yard work, including minor chainsaw work/tree trimming, bush trimming/removal, planting, raised beds, spreading mulch by the truck load, removing clutter of all types, storm damage clean-up, and more. No mowing. Tidy up your place by calling Robert for a free estimate. Serving Cleveland County for years. (980) 295-0750

ALL CHRISTMAS DECOR, GIFTS and TOYS 70%-90% off original retail. Saturday, December 1st, 9am-5pm. SIDE DOOR SALE next to MIGHTY DOLLAR, Forest City. CASH ONLY. 132 Commercial Drive, Forest City, NC 28043

FOR SALE SUNSTAR PROPANE WALL HEATER with 100lb propane tank, excellent condition, asking $150. Push type garden planter, $50. 828-748-6464. MORGAN’S FIREWOOD SERVICE. Small stove wood, 1/2 green 1/2 seasoned, $60 includes delivery. 828-395-0758. LIKE NEW RIFLES. SKS with scope, case, ammo, $550. 30-30 Lever action Marlin with scope, case, ammo, $450. (704) 2153535 HUSQVARNA MOWER. 24HP, 48 inch cut with baggers. $700. Call or email (704) 482-1942 tneal@carolina.rr.com

HANDYMAN: INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR PAINTING. Remodel, Restoration and Renovation. Apex. Call Michael, (828) 7485740 SATELLITE DISH OR TV ANTENNA REMOVAL. 25 years experience, can remove, recycle, or relocated on premises, for your convenience. (roof, deck, pole mount) Call Jimmy (828) 755-7602 HANDYMAN SMALL JOB SPECIALIST. Decks, gutters, siding cleaned, repaired, painting, sealing, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, toilets, ceiling fans, lights, blinds, chainsaw, yard, lawn, assembly. (Shelby, Forest City, Gaffney). Call Paul (828) 303-3272 CHRISTY DYSFUNCTIONAL CLEANING. Residential and commercial. (Holiday Specials Available) Call for free quotes. (980) 888-5060

YARD SALES CLEVELAND COUNTY 4 FAMILY BIG YARD SALE. Sat. Nov. 10th, 8:00 AM - ? We have lots of furniture, tools, trolley boat motor new in box, dryer, rugs, all kinda decor, Coleman pool, men and ladies name brand clothes all sizes, girls clothes 2t to 4t, shoes, MK and Coach purses, curtains, towels, TV stands, desk, way to much to list! Come on out and see what you can find, if rains will reschedule. 104 Carolina Avenue, Grover, NC 28073

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ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT. BOXES OF SWITCH PLATES, $1050 OBO. COMMERCIAL DRAFTING TABLE 40” X 60” $160. (704) 471-9701 BARN TYPE OUT BUILDING, 12x16, $2000. 20 ft. Pontoon with 50HP trolling motor, fish finder, 6 new tires, $4500. 828223-8808 “DEERING BOSTON” 5 STRING BANJO. With hard case, accessories, and Greg Deering signed custom bridge, $1400. (828) 476-6058 ANTIQUE MEN’S, WOMEN’S CRUISER BIKE. CD, radio FM/ AM. Men’s Fossil watches. Table lamps. Canning jars. 828782-7221. PORCH SWINGS 4FT & 5FT. Adirondack chairs and all kinds of wood craft. (704) 937-7001 ITEMS FOR SALE LIKE NEW. 6’ floor lamps, cherry desk and chair, chest of drawers, night stand, patio set, love seat with chairs, 2 antique rocking chairs, assorted like new Christmas decorations. (843) 367-4241 ANTIQUE CABLE PIANO WITH STOOL. Great condition. Looking for best reasonable offer. (704) 472-7741 SQUARE BALES ALFALFA HAY. $9 each, Fescue square bales $5 each. (704) 477-8623 ELECTRIC WATER HEATERS FOR SALE in box never installed. New 40 gallon electric, paid $375, sell $300. New 120 gallon electric, paid $1800, sell $750. New 8 burner LP Grill with Flat Top and spare parts, $500. Bush Hog, $100. Dirt scoop bucket, $200. 3’ Aerator HD, $100. 4’x6’ tilt bed on trailer, $400. 828-453-0828. 6X12 ENCLOSED TANDEM TRAILER. 2000 Pace Enclosed Cargo Trailer with tandem axles and electric brakes, plywood interior and utility hooks. (704) 607-3797 kim@8ballexpress.com

MAN CAVE SIGNS & MORE! We Have a Variety of Beer Signs and Other Neat Stuff to Enhance Your Man Cave! JAKE’S KNIVES, COLLECTIBLES & ANTIQUES, 1008 S. Lafayette St., Shelby. (704) 406-9082 REDUCED PRICE! 4 Goodyear Wrangler (Kevlar) All-Terrain Adventure Tires (275/70R18) AND Factory Chrome Wheels off a 2018 F-250. Approx. 5100 miles. [Compare List Price on TireRack. com: app. $261 per tire.] ONLY $650 for all 4 + the wheels! (704) 473-7092 cdamwm@yahoo.com MORGAN’S DOWNED TREE SERVICE. Free Estimates. (828) 395-0758

TRAILERS, LAWNMOWER TRAILERS, Flatbed Trailers, Enclosed Trailers, Horse and Cattle Trailers, Saddlery. Check our prices and quality before you buy. Bridges Riding Equipment. Boiling Springs, NC. (704) 434-6389 LEARN TO REVERSE CELLULITE LEGS How to reverse “Lumpy Legs” in 28 days in Private. Now $15. NC4Ever@ email.com FLAGS AND FLAG POLES. 15 ft., 20 ft., and 25 ft., poles in stock. Delivery and installation available. Call J Johnson Sales, Forest City. (828) 245-5895

PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS with Scratch Pads! Press Room Printing. 704-482-2243. (704) 538-5788

DOG KENNELS FOR SALE. Starting at $189.99. Size 10x20 $399.99 up. Other sizes are available. Call J Johnson Sales, Forest City. (828) 245-5895 TRUNK OF CLOTHING. Almost new clothing, sizes 10-12, shoes size 8. $25. Call 704-538-9605 CARPORTS, GARAGE, HORSE BARNS. Installed in 2-3 weeks or sooner in most cases (standard). Best on site display around. J Johnson Sales, Forest City. (828) 245-5895 PAYLESS STORAGE BUILDINGS Top Quality. Cash, 90 days same as cash, (rent to own, no credit check). Same or next day delivery on in stock inventory. Free 75 miles. J Johnson Sales, Forest City. (828) 245-5895 CARPORTS, RV/BOAT COVERS, Equipment, Hay, Livestock. Protect your investments. Largest on site display around, 1000’s of options, 12’ to 60’ wide, 300’ or longer. J Johnson Sales, Forest City. (828) 245-5895 LARGEST TRAILER INVENTORY and Selection around. BEST prices, new 5x8 $725. Custom built welcome. 2k to 20 ton Utility, Cargo, Dump, Equipment, Livestock. J Johnson Sales, Forest City. (828) 245-5895

SCOOTATRAILER to haul up to a 600 lb. Electric wheelchair or scooter inside. Used since 2009 to transport our daughter’s powerchair. It has been garage kept always and is in excellent condition. We now have an adapted van and no longer have a need for the ScootaTrailer. It can travel at any highway speed without complication of overloading the vehicle or the hitch. It retails for over $4000. Our price is $1800 cash only. Serious inquires only please. 704477-7787. Leave Message if no answer. Will call back. rkahconley@att.net FARM TRACTOR FOR SALE. ISEKI model TS2810, 3 Cylinder Diesel, 3 Point Hydraulic Hitch, Live Drive Heavy Duty Shaft. Good Tires & Headlights. ONLY $1750. Call 704-691-9664 or (704) 466-4675 Discover the world’s best walk-in bathtub from

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REAL ESTATE

CURIO CABINET $40. Furniture, old books, posters, country and western record albums and other odds and ends. (704) 9748440

SECRETARY UNIT. Has 3 large drawers below, centered with roll top desk above and storage above with glass doors. 828-7489584

MF ROUND BALER 1734, 5 years old, $12,000. 3pt Hitch Hay Fork Double, $100. 5ft Yard Rake, $200. Dr. Fields Brush Cutter, $500. 828-863-0594.

2002 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO Black, tan leather, good tires, air, runs great $1950 OBO. Call 704-419-3882 or (704) 471-0090

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WANTED, NON RUNNING RIDING MOWER. Must be good condition. (Shelby area). Call or text pic and price. Please leave message & phone number. (704) 472-5962

SNAPPER RIDING MOWER. Briggs & Stratton 14.5 hp I/C Engine, 33” deck, with leaf bagger, Shelby, $350. (704) 472-7246

FARM TRACTOR FOR SALE. ISEKI model TS2810, 3 Cylinder Diesel, 3 Point Hydraulic Hitch, Live Drive Heavy Duty Shaft. Good Tires and Headlights. ONLY $1750. Call 704-691-9664 or (704) 466-4675

WANT TO BREED MALE DACHSHUND. He is 5 years old with red smooth short hair, weighs 23lbs, up to date on shots and is in good health. Ideal mate would be a red dachshund as well, up to date on shots and healthy. Local serious inquiries only please! Polkville area. If interested please call 704-3002410.

HEAVY DUTY STEAM PRESSURE WASHER. Gas motor, electric key start. Clean anything. ONLY $575. (704) 4664675 BRAND NEW IVER JOHNSON. 12 Gauge over under shotgun, 5 chokes. NEW never assembled $400. GREAT CHRISTMAS GIFT. (704) 692-8502 AGRI-FAB MOW-N-VAC. Brand New. Great for upcoming leaf season as it mulches and vacuums. Can send pictures. $950. Sells for $1200. (704) 600-7230 AUTO PARTS FOR SALE. 1989-1994 Toyota truck parts. 1968-1972 Ford parts. 1995 Nissan truck parts. Automatic transmission for Toyota truck. Gray factory Ford wheels, 7”x7”x15”. Set of factory Ford gray center caps & beauty rims 7”x15” and 8”x15”. 2001-2005 Honda Civic parts. Antique barbers chair. WANTED TO BUY: Pickup trucks of any model, make or condition. Nissan and Toyota trucks and Honda cars. (704) 538-9742 FOUR N3000 LEXANI TIRES WITH WHEELS (5 LUG). Size 225x40x18. $450 or Best Offer! Call Jim at 704-418-3071

TORO 28” CUT RIDING MOWER with trailer. Garden dump wagon. Toro 3 piece: weed whip, pole saw, hedge trimmer. 828748-9584. PACEMASTER 870X TREADMILL. Made by Aerobics, INC. Tracks time, speed, distance, calories, etc. 828-748-9584.

LOST & FOUND BLACK FEMALE CHIHUAHUA. White on chest, 8-10lbs. LOST: OLD US 74 HWY., BOSTIC. Missing since October 25th. $100 Reward! Answers to Spunky. 828289-4987.

PETS & LIVESTOCK AKC CHOCOLATE LAB PUPS Taking deposits on our AKC choc. lab pups. 2 males, 6 females. Vetted, dewormed, first shot. Ready for their new homes on Thanksgiving!! $700.00 cash only, call/text/email 704-6928386 (704) 692-8386 paintedshilohfarm@yahoo.com

WANT TO BUY WANTED: OLD AND NEW AMMO. Reloading supplies. (828) 245-6756 $$CASH$$ FOR OLD FISHING LURES. Call Rick Hutton collector. (704) 695-4917

ELECTRIC WHEELCHAIRS. Scooterman John, used electric wheelchairs, electric mobility scooters, repairs. (704) 951-4224 mobilityservices07@gmail.com WE BUY SCRAP CARS. We purchase scrap vehicles with free pick up! Top $$$! Cash paid/No title needed! (980) 295-6556 stacey_n_brian@yahoo.com DANNY’S AUTOWERKS. Buying used or junk cars. Competitive prices. Call Jimmy, 828-2891175 or (828) 247-1070 WWII COLLECTOR WANTING TO BUY German Pistols, Military Guns, Helmets, Knives and Flags. I BUY Small and Large Gun Collections also. Licensed FFL, TOP cash paid. (828) 980-3329 CASH FOR YOUR CAR running or not, title or no title. Call Charles Dellinger at Red Road Towing. 704-692-6767 or (704) 487-0228 JAZZY ELECTRIC CHAIR. Chair carries up to 245 lbs, short turning, Captain seat w/cushion and new batteries, charger, delivery. #596 (704) 951-4224 mobilityservices07@gmail.com FESCUE HAY - HORSE QUALITY Spring Cutting, 4’x5’ Bales. Delivery available. Call (980) 241-9010 SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR, WHIRLPOOL. Ice maker in door, used less then year, perfect condition. Paid $1300 new asking $800. 864-300-4594 or (704) 600-6229 FREE PINE “FIREWOOD”. You cut/haul, Forest City. Wilson Golf Clubs, $50. 18” Ford Backhoe Bucket, $300. Ford Ripper Tooth, $250. 828-289-1817. DINING ROOM TABLE. 60X40 with 6 chairs, 2 with arms, 3 leaf expanders 11 3/4” wide. 828748-9584 QUEEN SIZE BED FRAME with attractive metal headboard. Also, blonde wood Futon bed. 828-748-9584.

CARS & TRUCKS 1986 DODGE RAM D50 PICKUP New tires, runs good, 71000 miles, $2150 firm. Call (704) 692-3284 2005 DODGE CARAVAN 203000 miles, Don’t Wait!, Good condition, $3800. (704) 472-1822

I PAY CASH FOR DIABETIC Test Strips. Up to $10 per 100ct. Must be Unused, Unexpired. I’m local & pay fast. (828) 577-4197 WANT TO BUY CARS, TRUCKS. Trailers, Metal Boats, Tractors, Farm Equipment. Must have ID & proof of ownership. Callahan’s Towing. (704) 692-1006

FARM & GARDEN SQUARE BALES OF WHEAT STRAW. $4 Bale. Spreading / Blowing Available. (704) 4870580 FESCUE SQUARE BALES FOR SALE. Spring 2018 cut. Dry barn kept $4.25 each. Call for details. (828) 589-5016 2002 MASSEY FERGUSON 1250 COMPACT TRACTOR. 16 speed compact tractor, 4WD, 34 horsepower, sync transmission. Only 894 hours. Comes with 72” Bush Hog ¿nish mower. Kept in barn, runs great. (704) 607-3797 kim@8ballexpress.com

27FT JAYCO FLIGHT BH 2005 Deluxe with 5.1 Dolby surround sound with subwoofer for TV, FM, AM, DVD, MP3s, sleeps 8. Furnace heat, air, 3 burner gas stove, oven, refrigerator, freezer, new Samsung Microwave, bathroom with tub, shower, toilet, dining table pull out to sleep, bunkhouse has double and single bed, couch pulls out to sleep, king size bed, lots of cabinet storage, 2 large propane tanks, large outdoor awning, outdoor shower and electric outlet, fresh water tank, water and sewer, and greywater. (336) 504-3079

LAWNDALE AREA. Cleared 1.3 acre lot, water and septic, priced to sell. Owner will finance with low down payment. Call Bryant Realty, www.bryantrealtyinc.com (704) 5679836 BUY METAL BUILDING with 335’ of Road Frontage in Lawndale/Fallston area. Pay $29.00 above tax value of $174,971 total $175,000. PRICE REDUCED to $125,000. $50,000 savings! Must close on or before November 30, 2018. Offer expires on November 30, 2018. 10% down balance at closing. Call 828-453-0828 to make appointment to show.

CAMPERS AVAILABLE FOR RENT. $650 month, $650 Security Deposit. 704-472-3100, 680 North Carolina 226, Casar, NC 28020 (704) 472-4666

LOST DOG LOOKING FOR ITS HOME. Brown & White (Red tip). 45lb Female. Found in the Casar area on Pheasant Creek Rd. (Found 10/27/18). Glenn (704) 538-8022

LAB PUPPIES $150 (803) 627-5042 1 MALE MINIATURE MERLE CHIHUAHUA. Ready 10/13/18, $250. Teacup Chihuahuas, $200 each. Shot records & wormed. Ready 10/20/18. (704) 813-5981

LEAF BLOWER, 3 POINT HITCH FOR A TRACTOR. Runs off PTO, Goossen Brand, good condition, $1400. 828-248-8060.

STAINLESS STEEL NUTS, BOLTS, WASHERS. 304 and 316 grade approximately 5000lb all sizes, Antiques furniture, pie safe and also bed frames. Push lawn mowers, plastic double ties 19in long, hand cleaner. Call for price! (704) 460-1745

FREE YELLOW AND WHITE KITTENS. (4) 6 weeks, 3 males, 1 female. Also, (1) 5 months, female. Please call 828-453-0815.

CAMPERS

1/2 ACRE MOBILE HOME LOT and 3 acre Mobile Home lot. Both in Casar on paved street & county water. 704-5381199. 214 Mace Rd, Casar, NC 28021 (704) 600-7847

HORSE AND DOG BOARDING. Yellow Rose Farm is located in Rutherford County NC and is 18 minutes from TIEC. We will have 5 - 12 x 12 matted stalls available for boarding as of Nov. 1st. I also have openings for pasture board. We are a full service boarding facility with 40 years of horse experience. We also have a super dog kennel facility. We offer dog boarding as well. Check us out at https://www.myyellowrosefarm. com (828) 223-4110 culleton38@ gmail.com FREE KITTENS FOR INSIDE HOMES. Don’t Wait! Please Call (704) 472-7116 HORSE QUALITY SPRING CUT FESCUE ROUND BALES. 4x6 stored in barn $40 each, Outside roles $25 each. (704) 477-8623 LIVESTOCK FOR SALE. Pure breed, Angus Bulls and Heifers. Jacob Fork Ranch. Call 704-5381199. (704) 600-7847 DOBERMAN PUPPIES FOR SALE. FEMALES $400 AND MALES $350 FIRM. CALL OR TEXT (980) 318-3075 2 VERY CUTE SWEET KITTENS Both Fluffy & Black. Free to a Good Home! Call (864) 219-2966 GOLDEN DOODLE PUPPIES FOR SALE. 7 Weeks old. 3 Males & 1 Female. CKC Registered. Mother onsite. $1500 each. (704) 473-6014

1998 FORD F-150 Wheelchair / handicap accessible van for sale. Econoline Extended cab, V8-6 cyl, 172k. Easy to use automatic wheelchair lift/ door (works great) and 4 wheelchair floor clips installed (fits to secure any wheelchair). Very roomy inside to maneuver wheelchair and high ceiling. Leather bucket seats upfront and leather bench chair in back for passengers. Good condition inside/out (carpet shows some wear and few stains on door). Good heat/ air. Clean, non-smoking, garage kept since new (we are second owner), good tires and storage. No rust, no accidents. Fairly new heavy duty battery with battery cutoff installed. (704) 825-2413 mullmeis@msn.com 2016 FORD FOCUS 4 door, automatic, 7,235 miles, salvage history, $7000. 828-223-0888 or 828-245-3718 2000 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 40000 miles, T-top convertible 6 speed. Make offer (704) 4601745 1997 NISSAN MAXIMA Less then 86000 actual miles, leather upholstery, heated seats, new tires, $3000 firm. 864-3004594 or (704) 600-6229 1999 DODGE RAM 1500 224000 miles, $4500, Best Offer! Extended cab short bed truck with a 5.9L V8. Has been taken very good care of. Has new paint, brand new tires, rebuilt transmission, stereo system, and a cowl induction hood. Feel free to contact with any questions. (704) 692-1282 tjmcswain153@gmail. com 2009 FORD RANGER 77k miles, regular cab, 4 new tires, $5995. 828-287-3820. 2004 DODGE DAKOTA I have owned the truck for over 10 years. All repair receipts while I have had it. Runs great. Very dependable. Ready for a new owner. $2,000. Price is firm, not negotiable. (828) 305-0740 jthomas4960@yahoo.com

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MOTORCYCLES & ATVS 2005 HARLEY DAVIDSON LOW RIDER. 23000 miles, excellent shape, $5000 OBO. Call (704) 300-1914 2005 YAMAHA ROADSTAR 1700 SILVERADO. High windshield, leather saddlebags, new tires and battery. Comes with both V-Star and dust covers.Only 1300 miles !!!. Kept in garage. Almost showroom condition. (704) 6073797 kim@8ballexpress.com 2005 UTV BUSH HOG TRAIL HUNTER. 2 wheel drive, dump bed, looks good, runs great, $3,600 cash. 828-748-8355. 2017 HONDA RANCHER 420 4X4, $5200. (704) 538-9742 2005 KAWASAKI BRUTE FORCE 650. 4x4, only 396 hours, Camo color, $3000. Call (828) 657-5567

VACATIONS OCEAN LAKES MYRTLE BEACH. Cottage N34. 2 bedroom, 2 bath, den, kitchen, dining, covered deck, near country store. Call Dorcas, 803-7182659. 6001 South Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29575 (803) 635-9831 OCEAN LAKES VACATION RENTALS. (1) 1678 STARFISH. 3 bedroom, washer/dryer, large covered front porch. (2)5525 TERN 2 bedroom 1 bath washer/dryer. 704-4736109. sheilaba@bellsouth.net 6001 South Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29575 OCEAN LAKES 3 BEDROOMS 2 BATHS. washer/ dryer, gas grill, golf cart included. $1200wk. 6001 South Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29575 (704) 472-7145 TWO BEACH HOUSES FOR RENT. One in Ocean Lakes, 2 bedroom, 2 bath, golf cart included. One in Ocean Side Village, Surfside. 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath. Real nice. Washer/dryer, golf cart included. Ocean view off back porch. 6001 South Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29575 (704) 434-9502

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COMMERCIAL LOT. 5.66 Acres VACANT LAND Zoned GB Commercial with 446 Feet Frontage on US Hwy. 161 (York Rd.) Located DIRECTLY across from Wendy’s Restaurant and Palmetto Storage Center, and Diagonally 160 Ft. from McDonald’s Restaurant; ONLY 425 Feet from top of OffRamp at Exit #8, INTERSTATE I-85, Kings Mtn. NC. ALL City of Kings Mtn. Utilities available to Site. Hi-Traffic, Hi-Visibility (Year 2015 NCDOT AADT = 48,000 VPD at Interstate, 11,000 VPD at Site). * NEW Survey completed 10/9/2017 in hand 714 York Road, Kings Mountain, NC 28086 (704) 913-1033 DonPeelerNc@aol. com

BROAD RIVER FRONT. IMMACULATE BROAD RIVERFRONT GOLDEN VALLEY. 4 Bedroom, 3 FULL Baths, 2-1/2 Baths, 1.5 Story, 4368 Sq. Ft. Heated and Cooled W/Full Finished Basement home WITH 2 Fireplaces AND ELEVATOR on 21.11 ACRES WITH POND ON PAVED ROAD CORNER ***OVER 1400 FT. Broad River Frontage. Includes 1728 Sq. Ft. Metal Bldg. wired w/Roll-Up Door, Pastures Fenced w/Water Yard Hydrants, BEAUTIFUL VIEWS of the Foothills YES! 107 John Hudson Road, Bostic, NC 28018 (704) 913-1033 DonPeelerNc@aol.com


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GOLF AND RELAX. Golf and Relaxation Yes!! Cute 1414 Sq. Ft. Rocking Chair wrap around porch, 3BR, 1.5BA Log Cabin situated overlooking Apple Valley Golf Course in Carolina Mtn. Estates, Lake Lure, North Carolina; 1 Acre Lot is THE first lot on right overlooking Apple Valley Golf course as you enter the devpt.. VAULTED Great Room w/stone fireplace, Yellow Pine floors, walls, ceilings. *Walk across driveway to Pond.* 373 Raleigh Drive, Lake Lure, NC 28746 (704) 913-1033 DonPeelerNc@aol.com

COMMERCIAL LEASE. 4534 Square feet of Commercial Space with 20’ Ceiling, double door entrance located just left of and beside of Mighty Dollar store front doors entrance. Plenty of shared all paved parking at this facility. * Includes loading dock with Roll-Up door access with paved parking at rear of building.* *40,000 Vehicles Per Day NCDOT Year 2016 Average Daily Traffic Count passing in front of this location = Hi-Traffic / Hi-Visibility. $2500 Month. 1635 East Dixon Boulevard, Shelby, NC 28152 (704) 913-1033 DonPeelerNc@aol.com

LINCOLN COUNTY SMALL FARM. 24 Acres with pond on paved road off Startown Rd. Mostly open land $120,000. Call (704) 813-3856

RUTHERFORD COUNTY COMMERCIAL LEASE. 3 RETAIL SPACES FOR LEASE, SHELBY, NC. TOTAL 3691 SQ. FT. AVAILABLE - 1291 sq. ft. for-1 of General Business Zoned Retail Space, -2 and -3 in same building have 2 ADDITIONAL store front entrances with DOUBLE-DOOR entrances and display windows; Hi-Traffic, Hi-Visibility, located in same center with MIGHTY DOLLAR store and 6 other retail occupancies with shared paved parking; Pylon sign available; NCDOT ADT=33,000+, All city utilities available. UNIT 1625-1 has 1291 sq. ft., 2 more store fronts beside this one have 980, and 1421 sq. ft. LIST prices-$850, $950, and $800 per month for each space. 1625 East Dixon Boulevard, Shelby, NC 28152 (704) 913-1033 DonPeelerNc@aol.com

BEAUTIFUL 5 ACRES in Gated Community, Golden Valley Estate. Gorgeous views. Biggerstaff Mountain, Bostic NC. $27,000. Call for appointment to view. 704-473-7568. EAST RUTHERFORD COUNTY. Off Hwy 120, Lots with water and septic. Owner will finance with low down payment. Call Bryant Realty, www.bryantrealtyinc.com. (704) 567-9836 2.81 ACRES CLEARED LAND. 218.59’ Road Frontage. 3960 Hollis Road, Ellenboro, NC. Hollis Community. Price reduced from $25,000 to $21,000. Must close on or before November 30, 2018. Offer expires on November 30, 2018. 10% down balance at closing. Call 828-453-0828.

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AREA RENTALS. 2356 S. Post Road, 2 bedroom, 2 bath single wide trailer. $600 month, $600 deposit. 120 Carolina Place, 4 bedroom, 2 bath modular. $1000 month, $1000 deposit. 2927 Wood Road, 4 bedroom, 2 bath mobile home. $650 month, $650 deposit. 261 John E Randall Rd, 3 Bedroom 2 Bath $750 month 750 deposit. (704) 4842015

MOVE IN TODAY. Rent to own 3 bedroom house, country setting, heat/air, 1 acre. $650 deposit $650 month. 864-3004594, (704) 600-6229

WEEKLY SPECIAL $210+ TAX AND UP. Town & Country Inn, Spindale. Newly remodeled. WiFi, Micro-fridge, flatscreen, ESPN/Showtime. Nightly $49.99 and up. (828) 286-3681

FOR RENT CLEVELAND COUNTY GROVER AREA. 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath. Call or Text (704) 4728906

3 BEDROOM, 1 BATH. Hardwood floors, partial basement. Located near downtown Shelby and Hwy 74. $750 month plus deposit. Call (704) 477-1718

OUTSIDE OF KINGS MOUNTAIN. 3 bedroom 1.5 bath, references required, no pets. Call 704-418-3790 or (704) 7503082

LIONS SENIOR VILLAGE has 1 bedroom HUD subsidized apartments for low income seniors. Taking applications. Age 62 or older. Equal Housing Opportunity. 211 North Morgan Street, Shelby, NC 28150 (704) 482-7723

2 OR 3 BEDROOM MOBILE HOMES. In Grover and Shelby. $500-$575. (828) 428-2897 MOBILE HOMES & APARTMENTS. In Kings Mountain. Price starting at $100 per week. Call (704) 739-4417

2&3 BEDROOM APARTMENTS. Available now! Stove and refrigerator furnished, W/D hookups. Rent based on income. EHO. Shelby. 1526 Eaves Road, Shelby, NC 28152 (704) 487-1114

KINGS MOUNTAIN AREA. Large upscale 4 bedroom, 2.5 Bath on Hillside Rd. Game room, family room, living room, 2 fireplaces, high efficiency, HVAC, fridge, stove, dishwasher, large manicured yard, deck, patio, one of the nicest rentals in Cleveland County, $1500. Call / text 941-916-2235 or 704215-0822

MOVE IN SPECIAL. 2&3 Bedroom, $600 deposit and up. $190 weekly rates. Free power and water. NO PETS. Visit us online at Oakwood Rentals, Shelby or call (704) 473-4299 MOBILE HOME (CLIFFSIDE) 2 bedroom 2 bath, $475 month $400 deposit (828) 305-2211

HICKORY CREEK APARTMENTS FOR SENIORS (62 and older), disabled (50 and older). 418 E. Warren St., Shelby. Now taking applications for waiting list. EHO. 418 East Warren Street, Shelby, NC 28150 (704) 487-6354

MOBILE HOME FOR RENT in small quiet neighborhood. 2BR, 1.5BA, washer/dryer, no pets, $400 month, $300 deposit. 828-245-6694 or 828-4473325. 1 BEDROOM STUDIO APARTMENT. All utilities included with FREE cable/wifi, $225 week in Forest City. Call for more info. (828) 382-0475

SMALL QUIET PARK. Crest Schools. 3 bedroom, 2 bath mobile home, $135 weekly. No pets. Must pass background check. Call (828) 390-7316

2&3 BEDROOM MOBILE HOMES. Nice and clean, water furnished. Oak Grove Community, Kings Mtn. Call or text (704) 739-0259

SHELBY AREA. Nice 3 bedroom, 1 bath house, fridge, stove, dishwasher, central HVAC, $750 month. Also large 1 bedroom with fridge and stove, $325 month. Call / text 941-916-2235 or 704-2150822.

VERY NICE 3 BEDROOM, 2 BATH DOUBLE WIDE. Quiet country setting in Southwest Cleveland County, total electric, county water, No smoking, No pets, No exception. Verifiable references, rental lease required. $700 month $700 deposit. (704) 692-0436

2 & 3 BEDROOM MOBILE HOMES. For Rent in country setting in Kings Mountain area. 704-898-9298 or (704) 7394908

EFFICIENCY APARTMENTS. All utilities included with FREE cable/wifi and NO deposits. Starting at $150 a week. (828) 382-0475

2 BEDROOM, 1 BATH. Rent $500, Deposit $300, Application fee $25. 704-472-3100. 1616 Shelby Road, Kings Mountain, NC 28086 (704) 4724666

2 & 3 BEDROOM Mobile Homes. Small private park between Spindale and Forest City. Starting at $450 a month. (828) 382-0475

2 BEDROOM, 2 BATH. Rent $600, Deposit $400, Application Fee $25. 704-472-3100. 135 Wiggins Lane, Kings Mountain, NC 28086 (704) 472-4666

2 & 3 BEDROOM MOBILE Homes for rent. Ellenboro, New House Road and Shelby. No calls after 9pm. 828-3051650, (828) 755-5257

GASTON COUNTY 3 BEDROOM, 2 BATH. Rent $900, Deposit $700, Application fee $25. 704-472-3100. 1718 Pinedale Road, Cherryville, NC 28021 (704) 4724666

1BR ENERGY EFFICIENT APARTMENT in Forest City. $425 plus deposit, water and garbage included. No pets. 828-248-1776.

MOBILE HOMES FOR RENT. (SHELBY) 1905 Prentice Dr, $500 month $500 deposit. (DALLAS) 611 John Fraley Dr, $625 month $625 deposit. 607 John Fraley Dr, $550 month $550 deposit. All homes feature kitchen appliances, AC, water, sewer, trash collection, and lawn maintenance. Ware Properties (704) 458-4848

SMALL 2BR, 1BA MOBILE HOME in Rutherfordton. Has stove, refrigerator and washer. $325 per month, $300 deposit. 828-447-1002.

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2BR, 1BA MOBILE HOME, no pets, $450 month. 2BR, 1BA Apartment, no pets, $525 month. Both in Forest City. 828458-7403

3 BR, 1.5 BA. Old Stonecutter Road, Rutherfordton area. Rent $800 month, deposit $800. 828-447-6162

3 BEDROOM, 2 BATH DOUBLEWIDE. On private lot in Ellenboro. $550 rent, $550 deposit. 828-453-0678.

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The bible urges folks not to hide their lamp under a basket, and that adage is certainly going to come true on Oct. 20 at 7pm when the Mt. Holly Lamp Parade steps off at Ida Rankin Elementary School, continues down West Central Avenue, turns right on South Main Street, and ends at the newly christened permanent trellis system for the Mount Holly Farmer’s Market. During the parade, folks will see over 20 dazzling and illuminated lamps marched through town. The parade will be led by members of the official drumline of the Panthers, PurrCussion. Kathleen Doody of Toronto, Canada will be on hand to judge the lanterns for the prizes. Doody is an artist with over 20 years of lantern-making experience, and conducts lantern parades internationally The lamps will include such fanciful creations as the legendary flying horse Pegasus, a huge fish, a giant snake with working jaws, large and colorful butterflies, and more. The lamps were created

by local students from schools like Ida Rankin Elementary, local artists like Diane Pike, and Awaken Gallery owner Emily Andress. They are made of wire and willow sticks with translucent paper stretched over the framework. Pitching in to lend her expertise to the lamp parade project has been Irish artist Olive Stack who is a resident of and art gallery owner in Listowel, County Kerry, Ireland. Stack’s jaunt to Mt. Holly to work with the lantern parade was sponsored by the Mt. Holly Community Development Foundation. “I love Mt. Holly,” Stack said. “The people are so warm and friendly. It’s a lot like home.” During her stay, Stack has been working with other artists and Ida Rankin students as they craft their lanterns. She’s also making one that will represent the 1916 Mt. Island Mill bell that’s at the Mt. Holly Historical Society. Stack and Andress met several years ago and are close friends. “I got the idea for the lamp parade after seeing one in Paris,” said Andress. See LAMP page 2

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Well deserved cash flowed at last week's meeting of the Mt. Holly city council when representatives of the See FOUNDATION page 5 Community Foundation of Gaston County handed out a number of checks to local organizations. The groups had been chosen for the grants by the Mt. Holly Community Impact Fund. The Community Foundation works with local leaders in Mt. Holly and elsewhere to support new and innovative ideas. This year, the Community Foundation contributed State Farm agent Adam Lee is seen holding the $25,000 check that will help $10,000 to the fund the planned veterans healing garden in downtown Mt. Holly. Mt. Holly ComPhoto by Alan Hodge

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On Saturday, three elected officials and one city employee were arrested on nefarious charges, placed in manacles, and hauled by paddywagon to the ‘Jail House' at Patriots Park during Mountaineer Days. The three elected officials arrested were Mayor Scott Neisler and Council members David Allen and Rodney Gordon. Each had to raise $200 bond within two hours. Due to rowdy behavior, Rodney Gordon had to raise additional bond money. Mayor Neisler implicated Karen Tucker who was subsequently arrested for "Impersonating the City Clerk." Tucker had to raise a $25.00 bond. All funds raised benefit the Kings Mountain Historical Museum's history education boxes that highlight local history in Kings Mountain schools. Sarah Lunch, Museum Director, and Curator commented,

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HOMECOMING QUEEN – Belle Hollifield, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Hollifield was crowned Kings Mountain High School Homecoming Queen for 2018 at half-time of Friday night’s Homecoming football game at John Gamble Stadium. Photo by GARY SMART

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Four KMHS class reunions held Homecoming weekend By Loretta Cozart Four Kings Mountain High School classes held reunions last weekend. Celebrating were the Classes of 1968, 1973, 1978, and 1993. The Class of 1968 gathered for dinner on Friday night in Gastonia and celebrated at the Patrick Senior Center Saturday evening with 110 guests. Classmates bought ads and found creative ways to fund their event.

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Fans of chickens, on the hoof, not fried or baked, in Belmont, have plenty to crow about. At its last meeting, the Belmont city council approved an ordinance that will allow those so inclined to keep a small flock of chickens on their property- with provisions. The approved ordinance will allow the keeping of up to four chickens in the rear yard area if all requirements can be met. Requirements include setbacks from side and rear property lines, chicken housing requirements, cleanliness, and permitting. The city got involved in the chicken business by meeting with local residents who gave feedback on a draft of the ordinance. Lara Worden, area agent from the NC Cooperative Extension Service, also offered suggestions.

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The three other classes attended the Homecoming football game and watched as the Mountaineers trounced Ashbrook. Sitting together at the 40-yard line, these alumni showed their Mountaineer pride wearing black and gold. The Class of 1973 held their reunion at the Kings Mountain Country Club, and 80 attended. At noon on Saturday, the class had a picnic at Lake Crawford, followed by the reunion later

of 1978 held their festivities at Deer Woods Farm in Bessemer City as 80 gathered for the celebration. After dinner, classmates danced to a DJ as others visited on the patio or gathered around the fire pit. Earlier in the day, classmates played a round of golf at the Kings Mountain Country Club. Class Treasurer Steve Laughter commented, "It was awesome getting together with our classmates

Mush, Music and Mutts By Loretta Cozart

The Official State of North Carolina Fall Liver Mush Festival is this weekend Friday, Oct.19 and Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 in Uptown Shelby around the historic Court Square! Yes, it's time for Mush, Music and Mutts to mark the wonders of fall in Shelby. Join in the fun with this traditional food festival that has something for everyone. Of course, there is Liver Mush to sample, with a variety of preparations and choices. There is a fall festival of children's activities on the Court Square with Uptown Shelby Association and volunteers offering crafts and fun activities for the kids. The festival is now two days and starts on Friday evening with the NC Brew Fest and Chili Cook-Off. Pet owners can appreciate See MUTTS, Page 6A

They’re back! And with no small amount of moxie and gusto, it should be noted! It was with much happiness and satisfaction that on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 at 11:30 a.m., Cherryville Little Theatre board members and some CLT actors and staff, Cherryville city staff, Cherryville Council Cherryville Little Theatre Board President Wade Stroupe gladly cut the ribbon heralding the grand re-opening of members, Cherryville Main Street personnel, and well-wishers all came the Cherryville Little Theatre after its much-needed restoration. With him and Mayor H.L. Beam, III, are a pleth- out to celebrate the ribbon cutting and grand re-opening of the newly refabbed and reimagined CLT. ora of city and council officials, Chamber and CMSP officials and representatives, and CLT staff and players. (photos by MEP/The Eagle) See more THEATRE page 3A

Keystone Powdered Metals’ employees see PINK in Breast Cancer fight by MICHAEL E. POWELL Editor michael.cherryvilleeagle@gmail.com

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Community Revival

Both Terry L. Stutter, Keystone Powdered Metal Company’s Plant Manager, and Pam Crotts, Keystone Powdered Metal Company’s Human Resource Manager, take great pride in the fact their co-workers and staffs are seeing pink nowadays. They’re not alone. Their co-workers do too as was evidenced by what they did to honor those who fight the fight. So, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month they and a number of their day and night shift employees donned pink tee-shirts to let all know

they’re a team when it comes to the fight to battle and hopefully find a cure for the disease. For plant manager Shutter it’s personal as his wife Donna is a breast cancer survivor. “My wife and I have been supporters of the Susan G. Komen Foundation for years,” said Shutter in a recent interview at the Keystone plant. “This is just another opportunity to come together and do this in out plant.” Crotts agreed, adding, “And we love the camaraderie due to the shirts.” Crotts, a Dallas native, has two kids and four grandchildren, said she was awed by

The day, or first, shift crew at Keystone Powdered Metals in their pink shirts they wore last week as part of their support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. (photo by MEP/The Eagle) how the employees came together to do this. “We had one firstshift employee who even bought pink duct tape and duct-taped his work boots,

which are steel-toed for safety’s sake, to show how even tough items like that can be important in the fight against breast cancer!”, she noted.

A Community Revival “Together for the Gospel” is planned for October 25-28, 7:00 p.m. nightly for all ages. This will be a tent revival across from Bethware School (Kings Mountain). There will be a special children’s event on Saturday, October 27, from 3 - 6 p.m. at D id B ti t Ch h

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The plant has a total of 150 employees and has as one of their main clients Ford Motor Company, as has had many major appliance corporations as well in

the past. Shutter, who is from Pennsylvania, the home of Keystone Powdered Metals See more KEYSTONE page 4A

“Pride in Gaston Traveling Tour” builds community pride by DONNA LOCKETT Gaston Together

In the summer of 2000, Gaston Together began a program to enhance the awareness of Community Pride in Gaston County school children. By building on the study of the community in the third grade, Gaston Together worked with Gaston County Schools to develop the “Pride in Gaston TravSee more PRIDE page 7A

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DINING Belmont Beijing To Go 1420 Perfection Ave. Belmont, NC 28012 704-827-5838 Brenda’s Cake Gallery 11 S. Main St. Belmont, NC 28012 704-825-2253 Buddy’s BBQ Inc. 5945 W. Wilkinson Blvd. Belmont, NC 28012 704-825-8777 Captain’s Cap 670 Park St. Belmont, NC 28012 (704-825-4103 Caravan Coffee & Dessert Bar 11 S. Main St. Belmont, NC 28012 704-829-7711

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Joe’s Touch of Italy 503 S. Central Ave. Belmont, NC 28012 704-825-2805 Johnny B’s Pizza 106 N. Main St. Belmont, NC 28012 704-825-8900

Nellie’s Southern Kitchen 36 North Main St. Belmont, NC 704-396-7169 New China 6517 W. Wilkinson Blvd. Belmont, NC 28012 704-829-1010 Old Stone Steak House 23 S. Main St. Belmont, NC 28012 704-825-9995

Catfish Cove 1401 Armstrong Ford Rd. Belmont, NC 28012 704-825-3332

Peace-N-Hominy Q Shack 403 E. Catawba St. • Ste 200 Belmont, NC 28012 704-464-7647

Cherubs Cafe 23 N. Main St. Belmont, NC 28012 704-825-0414

Rita’s Family Restaurant 108 Beaty Rd. Belmont, NC 28012 704-820-0110

Chicken King 501 Woodlawn St. Belmont NC 28012 704-827-5700

Sake Express 675 Park St. Belmont, NC 28012 704-461-0400

Demetrios Pizzeria 6928 W. Wilkinson Blvd. Belmont, NC 28012 704-825-0057

Sammy’s Neighborhood Pub 25 S. Main St. Belmont NC 28012 704-825-4266

Estia’s Kouzina Greek-Mediterranean 609 N. Main St. Belmont, NC 28012 704-825-7005 Friends Sports Bar & Grill 16 N. Main St. Belmont, NC 28012 704-825-1401 Glenway Premium Pub 55 Glenway St., Belmont, NC 29012 704-829-7717

Simonetti’s Pizza 6432 W. Wilkinson Blvd. Belmont, NC 28012 704-825-5555 Southpoint Grill 1901 S. Point Rd. Belmont, NC 28012 704-829-1043 String Bean The Fresh Market & Deli 106 N. Main St. Belmont, NC 28012 704-825-3636

Sub Corral Sandwich Shop 6831 W. Wilkinson Blvd. Belmont, NC 28012 704-825-5466

Chinese Restaurant 3130 Dallas High Shoals Hwy. Dallas, NC 28034 704-923-8030

Taxco Mexican Grill 6418 W. Wilkinson Blvd. Belmont, NC 28012 704-825-2108

Jack In The Box 102 College View Dr. Dallas, NC 28034 704-922-9178

The Grill 682 Park St. Belmont, NC 28012 704-825-5179

Just Cookin 1108 E. Main St. Dallas, NC 28034 704-922-7031

White’s Restaurant 417 Catawba St. Belmont, NC 28012 704-825-3886

Long Creek Fish Fry 1425 Lower Dallas Hwy. Dallas, NC 28034 704-922-3998

Wingstreet 685 Park St. Belmont, NC 28012 704-825-7335

North Star Seafood 2150 Dallas High Shoals Hwy. Dallas, NC 28034 704-922-7715

Cramerton Asian Garden 202 Market St. Cramerton, NC 28032 704-824-8318

Peet’s Coffee & Tea 715 W. Trade St. Dallas, NC 28034 704-922-6791

Doffer’s Canteen Restaurant 119-B Center St. Cramerton NC 28032 704-879-7270

Tavern On The Square 602 Queens Dr. Dallas, NC 28034 704-922-5425

Georgios Restaurant 202 Market St. Cramerton, NC 28032 704-824-2220

Tommy’s Drive In 2708 Gastonia Dallas Hwy. Dallas, NC 28034 704-922-9099

Mayworth’s Public House 115 Center St. Cramerton, NC 28032

The Country Kitchen 116 E. Main St. Dallas, NC 28034 704-922-9597

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Clemmer’s Country Kitchen 1313 Old Dallas Rd. Dallas, NC 28034 704-922-8384

Grits N Greens 125 N. Main St. Lowell NC 28098 704-879-4073 Hillbilly’s Barbeque & Steaks 720 McAdenville Rd. Lowell, NC 28098 704-824-8838

Dallas Fresh Seafood Market 3110 Dallas/High Shoals Hwy Dallas, NC 28034 704-923-8223

Mount Holly

Dallas Fish Box 1031 Lower Dallas Hwy. Dallas, NC 28034 704-922-8930 Double Dragon

128 South Main Chophouse 128 South Main Street Mount Holly, NC 28120 704-812-8973

Billys Barbeque Family Restaurant 1127 W. Charlotte Ave. Mount Holly, NC 28120 704-827-8747

Stanley

Bright Star Drive-In Grill 205 Madora St. Mt Holly NC 28120 704-827-0212

China Garden 190 E. Dallas Rd. Stanley, NC 28164 704-263-8788

Chicken King 130 W. Charlotte Ave. Mt Holly NC 28120 704-812-8266

Friendly’s Of Stanley 119 N. Main St. Stanley NC 28164 704-263-7088

China Two Mt Holly 595 Highland St. Mount Holly, NC 28120 704-827-8090

Kim’s Kitchen 106 Mariposa Rd. Stanley NC 28164 704-263-3988

Sake Express Inc. of Mount Holly 349 W. Charlotte Ave. Mount Holly, NC 28120 704-827-4819

Hunan To Go 509 S. Hwy 27 Stanley NC 28164 704-263-3988

Side Trax Sports Bar & Food 121 W. Central Ave. Mt Holly NC 28012 704-827-3603 Papa Sammy’s Pizza 140 East Central Ave. Mount Holly, NC 704-601-5272

Bojangles 541 N. 27 W. Stanley, NC 28164 704-263-4532

Pete’s Grill 124 N. Main St. Stanley, NC 28164 704-263-1311 Woodshed Restaurant 212 S. Main St. Stanley, NC 28164 704-263-1030

Vasileious Italian Kitchen 200 S. Main St. Mount Holly, NC 28120 704-820-8539

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