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Volume 78 • Issue 10 • Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Dr. Murphy named 2012 Belmont Citizen of the Year
Photo by Alan Hodge
Military Order of the Purple Heart Post 634 members and Mount Holly officials gathered last week to dedicate the first of five signs declaring the town a Purple Heart City. The first sign is at the corner of West Central Avenue and NC 27.
Dr. Martin Murphy has been named Belmont Citizen of the Year 2012 by the Belmont Historical Society for his many years of volunteer work. In this picture he is seen with his wife JoAnn who has been by his side throughout his years of helping others. By Alan Hodge Editor Alan.firstname.lastname@example.org
The Belmont Historical Society has named Dr. Martin Murphy as its 2012 Citizen of the Year. Murphy, husband of the former JoAnn Ewing, was raised on the Acme mill village in North Belmont. He is a retired dentist by vocation and a community volunteer by avocation. He was completely surprised by being chosen for the prestigious
Citizen of the Year honor. “I am very humbled and never expected it,” he said. “I don’t know why they chose me, there are many more people who deserve it.” But the folks familiar with Murphy and his volunteer work with groups such as the Belmont Historical Society, Habitat for Humanity, and the Belmont Community Organization (BCO) to name a few, know his value. “Martin is truly a See MURPHY, 4A
‘Purple Heart City’ dedication By Alan Hodge Editor Alan.email@example.com Folks driving into Mount Holly on NC 273, NC 27, or Belmont-Mount Holly Road will soon see an addition to the “welcome” signs there in the form of a new plaque declaring the town a “Purple Heart City.” The first plaque was dedicated last Wednesday in a ceremony at the corner of NC 27 and West Central Avenue that saw members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart Post 634 as well as several Mount Holly city officials in at-
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The Mount Holly City Council received an Economic Development Report recently and it bore good news concerning the local business community in particular and the town in general. The 12-page summary also took a look at the place the arts plays in the overall ambience of the downtown area as well as the role that strategic planning has and will continue to play in Mount Holly development. Greg Beal, Mount Holly’s planning and development director, stressed the importance of having things such as the city’s 2013 Pedestrian Master Plan in place when it comes time to seek grants or other similar funding. “A master plan is invaluable,” he said. “No plan means no money.” Beal also addressed the work that the city has been doing with the Mount Holly Chamber. He serves on the Chamber’s board of directors with 14 other people. The City of Mount Holly has been a Chamber member for
two years. “The Mount Holly Chamber has stepped up to represent the face of the business community,” he said. In January 2012, City Planning and Development staff met with the Mount Holly Chamber in setting up an annual Business Resource Forum. In addition to small businesses, Beal said another goal is to bring Mount Holly’s larger employers such as Clarion, National Gypsum, and Freightliner to the table. During the summer of 2012, the Mount Holly Merchant’s Association was formed. Over the past year, ten new businesses have set up shop in downtown Mount Holly. In addition, the downtown area was named to the National Register of Historic Places. To further boost Mount Holly’s image, the city adopted a Branding Identity program with the slogan “Connecting Community and Nature” and a matching logo. The brand and logo will appear on everything from t-shirts to banners attached to decorative light poles on Main Street. Also approved by city officials in recent months are 15 wayfaring signs that will not only improve the aesthetic appeal of downtown Mount Holly but also provide clear directions to attractions and municipal buildings for See MT. HOLLY 4A
dressed the crowd and related his own experience of not only being wounded in Viet Nam but also some of the travails he and his fellow soldiers faced after coming home. “As with many of my comrades, we felt we were in a thankless war,” Santmire said. “As a wounded combat vet I was not welcomed back, I was spat upon at the airport and called a baby killer, all for protecting our freedom.” However, Santmire went on to relate a defining moment that happened during the Rolling Thunder Ride in See DEDICATION, 4A
Old newsreel videos discovered on YouTube By Alan Hodge Editor Alan.email@example.com
City of Mount Holly receives favorable report
tendance. Mayor Pro Tem David Moore welcomed the wounded veterans. “We are proud to have you here,” he said. “This is a special day for Mount Holly. We are humbled to be in your presence.” Mount Holly City Manager Danny Jackson also expressed appreciation for the veterans’ service. “It is a tremendous thing for the city to recognize and pay homage to those who put their lives on the line for freedom,” he said. Mike Santmire, Mount Holly’s director of solid waste and streets, ad-
As former Belmont resident 85-year-old Ralph Hawes of Sycamore, Georgia can attest, you never know what faces from the past might pop up on your computer screen when you go web surfing. What Hawes discovered by sheer chance was a YouTube video that shows newsreel film shot during the 1930s and 1940s in both Belmont and Kings Mountain. “I was just searching online for stuff about Belmont and the video popped up,” said Hawes. “I thought ‘good god!” The video includes interviews with mill workers, action from a 1940 flood, and Herbert Hoover speaking to a huge crowd at the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Kings Mountain celebration. The YouTube video was made and posted by Belmont’s Harding Stowe using
original home movies actually shot on the scenes by his uncle, the late Daniel Stowe. “When he passed away I got the films and had them digitalized by a company in Pennsylvania,” Harding said. “I thought other people might want to see them so I posted the video.” Stowe hopes to compile and post more films from the collection in the future. “He started taking movies in the 1920s and the other films are travel and family See VIDEOS, 4A
One segment of the original film shot by Daniel Stowe that appears on the YouTube video posted by his nephew Harding Stowe shows this bridge over what is likely the South Fork River in danger of being swept away during a flood circa 1940.
Council names park for Everette ‘Ebb’ Gantt The Belmont City Council discussed and approved naming of the new park on Brook Street at its March 5 meeting. The park will feature soccer fields and other amenities and is located in East Belmont. The park will be named for Everette C. “Ebb” Gantt. Gantt’s name had been recommended by the Parks and Recreation Citizens Advisory Board at its Feb. 11, meeting by a 8-2 vote. Other names that were considered for the park included Kevin Loftin Memorial Park, Mill Workers Celebration Park, East End Athletic and Soccer Complex, and Kevin B. Loftin Memorial Park. Gantt was chosen due to his extensive involvement as a volunteer in youth sports from the 1940s until he passed away in 1999. His many accomplishments in this area included starting Belmont’s first “Bantam” football league, and forming a church league for youth baseball. Gantt also founded the Belmont Boys Club in the basement of the old police station
where boxers such as Guy Brown got their start. During the 1950s he began broadcasting high school football games on radio WCGC, a practice he continued for about 30 years. ‘Ebb’ Gantt Gantt also received the J. Robert Marlowe Merit Award, the highest accolade a broadcaster can receive in North Carolina. He was inducted into the Belmont Sports Hall of Fame in 1989. Having the soccer complex named for former Belmont mayor, the late Kevin Loftin was seriously discussed by the Parks and Recreation Board and his name received several strong nominations. Loftin had a major impact on Belmont’s redevelopment during his term as mayor from1992-1997 and was still active in a variety of civic affairs at the time of his death on Feb. 22, 2012. A letter by Jim Sells suggesting naming the park for Loftin described his “humble yet bold
spirit”. However, though the soccer complex will be named for Gantt, Loftin will likely be the top contender when it comes time to name the new park that will be built on the Catawba River near US 29/74 in East Belmont. However, the naming process for that park must still be followed through as it was with the soccer complex. In that regard, the council also passed a resolution Monday requesting the Parks and Recreation Citizens Advisory Committee move forward “expeditiously” in the naming process for the river park and come back before the council with its recommendation at an early date. As for the other suggestions for the soccer complex, Tim Parker of Gastonia suggested naming it in honor of the mill workers who made up the majority of citizens in East Belmont for decades. Former East Belmont resident Karen Johnson who currently lives in Georgia suggested the East End Athletic and Soccer Complex name for the new facility.
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Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Gaston Christian HS winter sports awards
Varsity Swim Team: (left to right): Jamison Brown (Coaches Award, Most Valuable), Taylor Withers (Coaches Award), Cole Matolka (Coaches Award, Christian Character)
Varsity Girls Basketball: (left to right): Nina Okoroji (Offensive Player of the Year, Most Valuable Player, All Conference), Ashley Moore (Coaches Award), Alanna Freeman (Defensive Player of the Year), Rachel Putnam (Christian Character)
â– OBITUARIES Grace Goins Loving mother, grandmother MOUNT HOLLYâ€“Grace A. Wooten Goins, 77, 230 Smith Road, died on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. She was born in Swain County, N C , daughter of the late Pink R a y mond and Evelyn Nichols Wooten. She was preceded in death by her husband Charles D. Goins, Sr. and a son Steve Whitley. She is survived by a son, Charles D. Goins Jr. of Mount Holly; two daughters, Teresa Mayberry and husband Timothy of Stanley and Portia Benfield and husband Dale of Belmont; one sister, Rebecca Wooten Herdman and husband Tony of Stan-
John C. Moore, Sr. U.S. Navy veteran MOUNT HOLLYâ€“John Calvin Moore Sr., 88, 106 Vance Street, died on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. He was born in Gaston County, son of the late Harrison a n d Stella Litton Moore. He was preceded in death by two great-grandchildren David and Deseray Parks; four brothers and two sisters. He was a US Navy veteran of WWII having served on the USS Yorktown. He is survived by his wife Nadine Beach Moore; one daughter, Kathy Huffstetler and husband Marshall of Mount Holly; two sons, John Calvin Moore, Jr. and his wife Terry of Fort Meyers, Florida and Terry Moore and his wife Dell of Charlotte;
ley; three brothers, Donald Wooten and wife Rebecca of Stanley, Rev. Billy Wooten and wife Mary of Stanley and Tom Wooten of Mount Holly; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren. A service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Goins was held at 2 pm Wednesday, Feb. 27 at Redeemed Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Billy Wooten officiating. Interment followed at Hillcrest Gardens Cemetery. The family received friends from 122pm Wednesday at the church. Memorials may be made to Redeemed Freewill Baptist Church, 124 Redeemed Street, Mount Holly, NC 28120. Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly served the family.
five grandchildren, Kiley Huffstetler and wife Luci of Belmont, Shannon Huffstetler of Mount Holly, Tracy Moore and wife Davana of Lexington, NC, Travis Moore of Charlotte and Wesley Moore and wife Crystal of Dallas, NC; and three great grandchildren, Taylor, Erica, and Bradley Moore. A graveside service to celebrate the life of Mr. Moore was held 3:30 pm Monday, March 4 at Evergreen Cemetery in Belmont with Rev. Max Pendleton officiating. Memorials may be made to St. Judeâ€™s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to Shriners Hospitals for Children, Office of Development, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607. Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly served the family.
â– BELMONT Feb. 26: Jerry Lee Morris, failure to appear, arrested by Officer C. Falls, 23 Alice Ave. Apt. 2. Feb. 27: Rudy Enrique Najera, failure to appear, arrested by Cpl. J. Pierson, Hugh St. at Julia Ave. Feb. 28: Willam Lee Woods, resist, delay, obstruct, arrested by Cpl. Cook, 140 Vine St. March 1: Ericka Marie Chabot, possess less than 1.2 oz. marijuana, arrested by K9 Officer K. Wingate, River Dr. at Edgemont Dr. March 1: Ronald Douglas Morris, possess/conceal less than Â˝ ounce marijuana, equipment paraphernalia, arrested by K-9 Officer K. Wingate, River Dr. at Edge-
mont Dr. March 2: Ysidro Juan Wilks, failure to appear, arrested by Officer M. Elizondo, railroad tracks at Cason St. March 2: Roy Kevin Tarbush, ficticious registration plate, failure to register, expired plate, no insurance, no inspection, arrested by Officer B. Herndon, Nichols PVA McAdenville Rd. March 3: Tabitha Leigh Wiggins, DV protective order violation, arrested by Oficer K. Wiggins, 110 Watson St. March 3: Clinton Darrel Setzer, DV protective order violation, arrested by Officer K. Wingate, 110 Watson St.
Top photo: Varsity Boys Basketball: (left to right): Jarris White (Offensive Player of the Year), Solomon Brendle (Coaches Award), Colby Watts (Christian Character), Andrew Lanier (Defensive Player of the Year), Noah Hartley (Most Valuable Player) Center photo: Varsity Cheerleading: (left to right): Ashlyn Calvert (Best All Around), Madison Ramsey (Christian Character), Lindsey Mackey (Coaches Award), Shannon Jacobs (Most Spirited) Bottom photo: Jr. Varsity Boys Basketball: (left to right): Baker Ferguson (Christian Character), Luke Hovis (Coaches Award), Joe Painter (Most Valuable Player), Davis Barnhill (Defensive Player of the Year) Not Pictured: Josh Allen (Offensive Player of the Year)
Bake sale The South Point United Methodist of Belmont will sponsor a Hotdog and Bake Sale, Saturday, Mar. 16, from 9AM-2PM. Dine-In or CarryOut. The church is located off South Point Rd. Locally delivery for orders of 8 or more. Call 704-825-4019 before 10AM for deliveries. Proceeds for new fund to purchase land in front of the church.
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Woodman crowned Miss South Point South Point High School held its annual Miss South Point Pageant on Saturday, Feb. 23, in the Gerald Cortner Auditorium at the school. South Point junior, Charley Woodman, was crowned as the new Miss South Point; senior, Kristin Agee, was the first runner-up; and junior, Reagan Lamont, was the second runner-up. Elizabeth Traywick, senior, was selected by her fellow contestants as Miss Congeniality and received a $500 scholarship from William Henry Salon. Lyndsey Stephens, junior, was recognized for selling the most scholarship advertisements and received a photo shoot from Carolina Top Shots. Charley is the daughter of Stuart and Jennifer Woodman. For her talent, she
performed vocal and guitar to the song â€œI Wonâ€™t Give Up.â€? At South Point she is a leader in Bible Club, the South Point Playmakers, Thespian Honor Society, and Yearbook. Charley is also active in Habitat for Humanity, rescue missions, and has participated in various mission projects. She serves every summer at Whisper Mountain Youth Camp. Charleyâ€™s future plans are to attend New England Masterâ€™s Commission to further a career in mission studies and worship ministry. Charley says â€œshe prays that her opportunity would be a humble platform to share the light of Christ.â€? Contestants were judged in the areas of interview, fashion wear, talent and evening wear. Miss South Point is a
scholarship pageant, and proceeds for the scholarships are generated by advertisement sales. As Miss South Point, Charley will receive a $4,500 scholarship; Kristin will receive a $2,500 scholarship, and Reagan will receive a $1,250 scholarship. The pageant was hosted by David Grimes, a teacher at South Point, and Abbey Stuckey, the 2012 Miss South Point. Contributed Photo
Charley Woodman, a junior, was named Miss South Point High for 2013. She is the daughter of Stuart and Jennifer Woodman. Charleyâ€™s talent presentation was a guitar and vocal performance.
CRO receives donation from Food Lion Community Relief Organization of Mount Holly has received $3,500 from the Food Lion Charitable Foundation to help local residents, as the cold winter months continue. The CRO will use the gift to provide food assistance to families in Mt. Holly. â€œThe CRO deeply appreciates the Food Lion Charitable Foundation for this generous gift. It will enable the CRO to maintain the pantry at adequate levels, in order to meet the high demand that we experience during the winter months. In addition to this help from the Food Lion Charitable Foundation, the CRO also receives daily donations of food from the local Mt. Holly store, which sponsors the sale and donation of the â€œHunger Has A Cureâ€? boxes. We look forward to continuing our relationship with Food Lion at all levels, without which we would be hard pressed to serve the needs of our clients,â€? said Alice Bayne, Executive Director. The CRO was founded in 1956 by the ministerial association of Mt. Holly, which recognized the need for an organized mission to feed people in Mt. Holly, who were experiencing difficulty maintaining adequate nutrition for their families. Since that time, the nonprofit has
Fire at Freightliner causes over $5,000 worth of damage
Community Relief Organization representative Bob Blankenship is seen receiving a grant of $3500 from Food Lion Charitable Foundation. Presenting the award is Fred Peace, manager of the Mount Holly Food Lion store. worked tirelessly to meet the needs of the community. Generous community support is the most vital component of the success of the CROâ€™s programs. In addition, as a United Way partner, as well as a recipient of FEMA and Duke Energy funds, the CRO provides assistance on a limited basis, to help with electricity and natural gas bills, in an effort to avoid termination of services. The organization also maintains a free clothing closet. However, hunger relief is the number one goal, with the distribution of ap-
proximately 10,000 pounds of food per month. Established in 2001, the Food Lion Charitable Foundation provides financial support for programs and or-
ganizations dedicated to feeding the hungry in the communities it serves. Since its inception, the foundation has awarded more than $9 million in grants.
Belmont Historical Society meeting Members of The Belmont Historical Society will meet on Thursday, March 7th at 7:00 P.M. at First Baptist Church, 23 North Central Avenue, Belmont, NC. Visitors are welcome.
A fire that started in the paint filtration system at Mount Hollyâ€™s Freightliner truck manufacturing facility early Thursday morning not only closed the plant for a number of hours, but also required response from several area fire departments. The fire began around 3:30 am on Thursday and was responded to by fire departments that included Mount Holly, East Gaston, Lucia-Riverbend, Charlotte, Community, New Hope and Gaston EMS. About 40 firefighters participated in the event and were on the scene for several hours. According to Mount Holly Fire and Rescue Chief Dale Oplinger, property damage from the fire could range from $5,000-$10,000.
SP Class of 73 to hold reunion April 13 South point High Class of 1973 will have its 40th reunion April 13, 2013 from 5-10pm at Rusty Rooster Social Club, 460 Freedom mill Rd., Gastonia. Cost is $15 per person. Fellowship and games from 57pm, dinner served following. Contact Carol Panter Clemmer at 704-913-5291; John Love at 704-813-2000 or Facebook SPHS Class of 1973. Contact as soon as possible. Make checks payable Carol Panter Clemmer, 307 N. Skyland Drive, Bessemer City NC 28016.
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Murphy: named 2012 Belmont Citizen of the Year From page 1A treasure,” said BCO executive director Paula Wilkerson. “His work as a BCO volunteer has helped us immeasurably over the years. No matter what you need, no matter how last minute the request, Martin comes through. I can’t think of a better person for this honor at this time. We are so proud of him.” Jack and Gearl Dean Page were among those who nominated Murphy for Citizen of the Year. “He is not one to stand in the limelight,” the Pages’ nomination read. “Martin’s integrity is unquestioned.” Belmont Historical Society member Bobby Brown also lauded Murphy. “His choice as 2012 Citizen of the Year is not just for his work during that year,” said Brown. “His service for the community spans a number of years.” One of the nomination letters for Murphy praised his level of professionalism in every thing he does.
“In whatever project or activity Martin is involved in he always pulls his own weight and more,” the letter read. “I’ve never known him to set for himself a standard of mediocrity. He is a wonderful role model on how to do it right.” Murphy comes by his love of volunteering naturally. “My mother is my inspiration,” he said. “She was always helping others and I inherited her genes health and humanity-wise.” Murphy’s volunteer work has taken him from Belmont to far-flung fields. In addition to Belmont and Gaston County, he has also gone to Honduras several times to help build homes for the poor there, two trips to Eastern North Carolina and at least once to the North Carolina mountains to repair flood damage, to Hardin, Illinois for more flood repair work, and three trips to Mississippi to help hurricane victims. In addition, he has served First Baptist Church in Bel-
mont with maintenance and repairs and Park Street UMC to help make home repairs for the elderly or low-income folks. At the BCO he would go to the Metrolina Food Bank to pick up supplies. He also served on the Gaston County Health Board. “I am ecumenical with my mission work,” Murphy said. “I will go with any denominational group.” Much of Murphy’s volunteer work involved putting down his dental instruments and picking up a saw and hammer. “A lot of dentists play golf,” he said. “But I love carpentry and would rather build a house.” Murphy has slowed somewhat recently, but his enthusiasm for volunteering is infectious. “I would tell anyone who is interested in helping others to go where their heart leads them,” he said. “And do it for God’s glory, not your own.” The Belmont Citizen of the Year 2012 banquet will be held at 7PM on March 19
at Park Street United Methodist Church in the Family Life Center. Tickets are $25 and are available at the Montcross Chamber of Commerce office, the Belmont History and Culture Museum, and from Belmont Historical Society members. Guest speaker at the award banquet will be WCNC Channel 36 “Charlotte Today” co-host Ramona Holloway. The award-winning Mt. Pleasant Men’s Choir will perform. Dinner will be served. For more information call 704-8254848. Wilburn Body Shop is this year’s event sponsor. The Citizen of the Year award recognizes an individual who resides in or who has previously resided in the greater Belmont area and has made a significant contribution to the community quality of life through involvement in any of a variety of community activities to include charity, youth, educational, patriotic, religious, or any other like activity.
VIDEOS: discovered on YouTube From page 1A stuff,” he said. In the Belmont segments of the YouTube video, you see female workers leaving the Majestic Mill while a group of men in overalls hunker under a shade tree taking a break. The camera also encounters a group of young girls and films them giggling while a fellow mill hand named Charles Huggins holds a microphone and asks how they like their lollipops. Huggins also asks his colleagues how they like their jobs and gets mostly positive comments in return. Another portion of the video was shot at the Chronicle Mill. Other segments from the Belmont portion shows camera-shy women in cotton print dresses darting behind bushes to avoid the camera lens, and downtown Belmont seen through the window of a car driving along Main Street. Seeing the newsreel brought back a lot of memories for Hawes. “I grew up in Belmont and worked in the Chronicle during 1941 and 1942,” he said. “I also worked at the Piedmont, Majestic, and National Mills. One of my jobs was screwing nuts.” Hawes explained that particular job consisted of attaching nuts to racks that held rolls of cloth that were to be dyed. The nuts kept the cloth from slipping off the rack as it was dipped in dye. According to Hawes, mill-work kept him occupied as a teenager, but he went on to a career in the US Air Force that spanned three decades. As for the people in the YouTube video, Hawes says he doesn’t recognize any of the faces, but some things never change.
“Those girls in the film that are laughing are just like the girls I remember working with,” he said. Other segments of the film shows a flood scene dated 1940 and a steel cantilever bridge in danger of being washed away. The bridge is not identified but it might be the one over the South Fork River in McAdenville. The Kings Mountain portion of the film shows US President Herbert Hoover addressing a huge crowd on the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Kings Mountain. Folks in the film are seen swarming around the monument at the top of the battlefield, Hoover speaking from a large stage draped with flags, and the crowd dispersing in a cloud of dust. Harding says he assumes his uncle actually attended the event and filmed it. With the invention of portable movie cameras such as the one Daniel Stowe used, other folks became interested in filming hometown movies. One man, H. Lee Waters, recorded “slices of life” with his camera in Gaston and Cleveland Counties, and beyond, in the same time period as the film in the YouTube video. Waters, (1902-1997), was born in Caroleen and operated a photo studio in Lexington for 60 years. During the period 1936-1942, he traveled across North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, and South Carolina shooting films of towns and the people in them. Waters made 252 films in a total of 118 communities and titled the series “Movies of Local People”. The films were screened in movie theaters and many of them are archived in the Duke University library. Films that Waters shot in Cramerton and Gastonia are listed on the Duke library site.
After he watched the Stowe video, Hawes sent a link to it to a relative in Belmont, who forwarded it to photo archivist Allen Millican who owns and operates Millican’s Pictorial Museum, also in Belmont. He was impressed with what he saw. “This is an outstanding and rare piece of film,” he said. “I was shocked when I saw it. I wish there was more stuff like it. There are a lot of treasures out there if we just look for them.” To see the video, go to www.youtube.com/watch?v=7IxCoNWHiQU or Belmont NC History, and be prepared for an interesting trip back in time.
City Pride Cleanup Day Keep Belmont Beautiful will hold its City Pride Cleanup Day on April 13. Volunteers will meet at Stowe Park 910am and go out to pick up litter. Cintas will have a document shredding truck available from 10am-1pm. Habitat for Humanity of Gastonia will have a truck on site from 9am-1pm for donated items. Call 704-825-8587 for more information.
CORRECTION The approximate cost for goats from Wells Farm to eat the kudzu at Highland and Central Avenue in Mount Holly would be $4,000 for visits during spring and fall plus $300 in herbicide treatments, not $2000 as stated in the Feb. 27 BannerNews. The $2,000 figure would be for one grazing only.
Little Miss Cleveland - Lincoln County Pageant is March 16 Little Miss Cleveland/ Lincoln Competition for girls age 0-19 years to be held this year in Shelby The Miss Gastonia Scholarship Association will present the Outstanding Little Miss Cleveland CountyLincoln County Pageant on Saturday, March 16 at the Cleveland County Office Building Auditorium, 130 South Post Road, Shelby. Girls from Cleveland, Lincoln, Gaston and surrounding counties are eligible to enter.
The pageant for girls 0-6 years begins at 11:30 a.m. and the competition for girls 7-19 years begins at 2:00 p.m. The contestants participate in sportswear and beauty categories with photogenic optional. The pageant is an official state preliminary for the North Carolina’s Outstanding Little Miss Pageant to be held in September. For more information and to receive an application, call (704) 827-7277 or visit www.missgastoniapageant.com.
DEDICATION: of ‘Purple Heart City’ From page 1A Washington, D.C. in 1994 when over 100,000 motorcyclists, including himself, rallied in tribute to the casualties, POWs and MIAs of the Viet Nam War. “We were traveling in the rear of the pack of motorcycles and the crowds were thinning out,” Santmire said. “I noticed a lone girl, no more than 16 years of age, deep in thought. We made eye contact and she said two words that erased years of anger and resentment. Those words were ‘thank you’. Maybe she was too young to understand, but I like to think not.” The Purple Heart is America’s oldest medal, designed and awarded by General George Washington during the revolutionary war, for Military Merit. The medal to this day is still imprinted with
the words “Military Merit”. The Mission of The Military Order of the Purple Heart, chartered by the Congress of the United States, is to foster an environment of goodwill and camaraderie among combat wounded veterans, promote Patriotism, support necessary legislative initiatives, and most importantly, provide services to all veterans and their families. Mount Holly was declared a Purple Heart City in November 2012 and a proclamation to that effect was read during a city council meeting. Currently, Mount Holly is the only municipality in central North Carolina to be designated a Purple Heart City, but that could change. Representatives from Post 643 plan to see if Belmont might not want to support a similar measure there.
MOUNT HOLLY: gets favorable report From page 1A residents and visitors. The past year has seen Mount Holly gain positive media exposure as well. The city hosted the nationally known, syndicated TV show Today in America. Charlotte Magazine ranked Mount Holly as one of the best suburbs in the area. Gaston Magazine also featured an article on Mount Holly and the city was filmed for a TV series Life in the Carolinas. On the cultural scene, the report addresses the Catawba River Artisans and that group’s need for a permanent home in downtown Mount Holly. The report cites Brevard, NC as a community to emulate regarding the blending of commercial and cultural elements into a form
that makes the community well rounded and attractive. The report also stresses the need for an “anchor business” in downtown Mount Holly in the manner that Belk’s once provided in many communities. Maintaining positive growth as well as continued business and cultural development are challenges Mount Holly is not shrinking from. Ideas to that end that are discussed in the report includes the Strategic Vision Plan that addresses issues such as infill development, annexation, zoning and the city’s Business Incentive Grants. Overall, the Mount Holly Economic Development Report points to a city coming out of the Great Recession with a full head of steam.
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Church Service Directory BELMONT Alexander Memorial Baptist Church 208 South Main Street 704-825-3216 Brotherhood/Sisterhood Wncc. 120 Park Street 704-825-1333 Catawba Heights Baptist Church 311 Belmont Avenue 704-827-8474 Catawba Heights Wesleyan Church 101 Beaty Rd., Belmont 704-827-8381 Centerview Baptist Church 2300 Acme Road 704-827-2061 East Belmont Baptist Church 501 Catawba Street 704-825-5780 East Belmont Church Of God 320 E. Catawba Street 704- 825-8845 East Belmont Free Will Baptist 909 Edgemont Ave 704-825-5346 East Belmont Presbyterian Church 901 Catawba Street 704-825-8822 Ebenezer United Methodist Church 120 Belmont-Mt. Holly Road 704-827-3366 First Baptist Church 23 N. Central Avenue 704-825-3758 First Foursquare Gospel Church 8 Elizabeth Street 704-825-5811 First Presbyterian Church 102 S. Central Ave 704-825-3357 First Presbyterian-Belmont 112 S. Central Ave 704-829-0668
First United Methodist Church of Belmont 807 South Point Road 704-825-2106 Forest Pointe Church Meets at Stowe Family YMCA Bldg. 704-825-1709 Fresh Anointing Church of God 71 McAdenville Road 704-825-7283 Friendship Baptist Church 5008 S. New Hope Rd 704-825-3276 Full Gospel Church 106 School St 704-827-9621 Gaston Christian Church 5339 S. New Hope Rd 704-825-8252 Goshen Presbyterian Church Roper Street 704-827-6280 Grace Korean Chr. Assembly-God 124 Georgia Belle Ave 704-829-1091 Grace Wesleyan Church 6014 S. New Hope Rd 704-825-7959 Henry’s Chapel Ame Zion Church 151 Henry Chapel Rd 704-825-0711 Holy Comforter Lutheran Church 216 N. Main St. 704-825-2483 Hood Memorial Ame Zion Church 455 Sacco St. 704-825-6007 Loves Chapel Presbyterian Church 204 Lincoln St. 704-825-8342 Message of Love Church 306 Pearl Beaty Dr. 704-827-6500
Mount Moriah Baptist Church 110 Lincoln St. 704-825-2046 Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist 212 South Street 704-825-7269 New Hope Presbyterian Church 4357 S. New Hope Rd., Gastonia 704-824-1697 New Life Baptist Church 201 Oak Trail 704-822-6195 New Mills Chapel Fire Baptised 104 Morning Glory Ave. 704-825-5457 North Belmont Church of God 2316 Acme Rd. 704-827-4092 O’Conner Grove Church Ame Zion 613 N. Main Street 704-825-5576 Park Street United Methodist 120 Park Street 704-825-8480 Power of the Spirit Church 118 School Street 704-827-7071
Featured Church of the Week Macedonia Baptist Church Queen Of The Apostles Catholic Church 503 N. Main Street 704-825-9600 South Point Baptist Church 124 Horsley Ave. 704-825-9516 South Point Freewill Baptist 297 Gaither Rd. 704-825-8045 South Point United Methodist 510 Southpoint Church Rd. 704-825-4019 Springwood Freewill Baptist 220 Park Terrace Dr. 704-827-7801
Notice In order to accommodate the number of churches in our communities, we will print two alternating lists of churches each week. If you don’t see the church you’re looking for, be sure to check next weeks paper.
St. Marks United Methodist Church 701 Secrest Ave. 704-825-8175 Stowe Memorial Baptist Church 26 Kee Rd. 704-825-5987 Unity Baptist Church 1005 Catawba St. 704-825-8730 Upper Room United Pentecostal 1405 Armstrong Ford Rd. 704-825-0604 Will of God Church 513 Woodlawn Ave. 704-827-5185
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The Banner News
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AND APARTMENTS FOR RENT IN KINGS M O U N TA I N Prices starting at $100/week. Call 704-739-4417 or (evening) 704739-1425. (tfn) KM MOBILE HOME for RENT on Linwood Rd – Rec e n t l y remodeled throughout. Very nice & clean. 2 BR & 2 BA. Refer-
ences required and background check. $425/mth + Deposit. 704739-5319 or 704685-2562. (tfn) Land For Sale B E AU T I F U L WOODED PARCEL OF LAND FOR SALE at 217 Cameron Drive in Kings Mountain. This is one acre lot in Country
Creek with city utilities available. Priced under tax value at $21,000.00. Call: 704-739-2965. (2/20,27& 3/06) PRICES REDUCED! Lots in Gaston, Cleveland & Cherokee Co, some with water and septic, owner will finance with low DP. Call Bryant Realty 704-567-
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Couch, café table and four chairs, chest of drawers for sale. Call (704) 419-3419. (tfn) Public Auction AUCTION - March 7, 2013, 11:00 A. M., Units Bluejay Self S t o r a g e . Units:124, 202, 224. 1706 Shelby Road, Kings Mountain, N. C. 28086. (2/27 &3/06) Wanted to Buy CASH ON THE SPOT! Will buy tools or building full of merchandise, or pictures, or anything of value. (704)300 – 0827 or (704)300 – 7676. (3/06) Auto
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VENDORS WANTED for COMMUNITY INDOOR YARD SALE – Indoor space with a table provided will rent for $10. Outdoor space (no Table) is available for $10. Date of sale is Sat., March 9th, 8 am – 12 (noon) at 108 E Mountain St, KM which is the KM Woman’s Club. Everyone is welcome to participate: Individuals, Families, Church Groups or dealers. Crafts, Bake goods and etc. are welcome. Participants can set up in the building on Friday evening from 7 pm – 9 pm. Outdoor participants can set up early Saturday morning. To reserve your space, please send your check to: Kings M o u n t a i n woman’s Club, P.O. Box 1343, Kings Mountain, NC 28086. For more information call: 704739-0394. KM BASEMENT YARD SALE – 121 Piper Dr (off Phifer Circle), Sat., March 9th. 7
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A Family Tradition Since 1957 All Types of Cemetery Work • Bronze • Granite • Marble Locally Owned & Operated by Ron & Cathy Ledbetter
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certified police officer and have a valid N.C. driver's license; Applicant must undergo a thorough backg r o u n d investigation including a physical exam, a psychological exam, criminal record check, polygraph, and a drug screen. Salary is 33,000 to 35,00 DOE. An application and a job description can be obtained at the Bessemer City Hall, 132 W. Virginia Ave., Bessemer City, NC 28016. EOE. (3/06 & 3/13) CYLINDER DRIVER Freeman Gas has an opening for a route a delivery driver for propane gas forklift cylinders in the Gastonia/Charlotte area. Must have a Hazmat CDL License with X Endorsement, good driving record and be able to pass DOT physical and drug test. Experience in propane helpful, excellent benefits, 401k, insurance, sick pay, uniforms. Apply in person to 134 Roechling Dr from 8-5, 9228558. (3/06/13)
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CHERRYVILLE HISTORICAL MUSEUM now taking bids on someone to build "Country Doctor" exhibit. Contact the museum at (704) 435-8011, and leave your name and number, or e m a i l : charlespatsy@aol .com. (3/06) PATROL OFFICER POSITION - City of Bessemer City Police Department is now acc e p t i n g applications for 4 full time patrol officers until the positions are filled. Duties include patrolling, investigations, traffic control, apprehending suspects, and executing related assignments in accordance with the departmental policy and state and federal law. Qualifications for this position are a high school graduate or equivalent; applicant must be a U.S. citizen, a N.C.
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Wednesday, March 6, 2013
NEWS Students ride for St. Judeâ€™s Catawba Heights Elementary School recently recognized students who helped raise money for St. Judeâ€™s Childrenâ€™s Research Hospital. The Trike-a-Thon event raised $1,289.91. The kids who took part received certificates and an ice cream party. Students, staff, and parents include: Emma Bolynn, Nile Teders, Kaylee Ayers, Mrs. Katherine Tadlock-mother of winner, Ximene Aguilar, Jordan Villegmagne, Brenna Lose, Clairge George, William George, Christine Wingo coordinator, Lee Ayers, Dr. James White asst. principal, Nathan Brittain, Brooke Villegmagne, Ashley McKee, Myles Graham, Timothy Guzman, parent Mary Ayers. Photo by Alan Hodge
Belmont Central Elementary announces 2nd 9 weeks honor students These Belmont Central Elementary School students have achieved the high academic goal of being on the A and A/B honor roll for the second 9 weeks of the 20122013 school year. Third Grade All Aâ€™sJordan Abernathy, Austin Baker, Autumn Ballenger, Caroline Beaty, Jake Beaty, Ryan Bernauer, Shelby Blackwood, Alex Boehlke,
Madddy Borkowski, Cooper Bostwick, Reilly Canterberry, Leah Cha, Jacob Comuzie, Zachary Cunningham, Hayden Currier, Tommy Dobies, Colin Fayed, Jenna Feduniec, Courtney Galloway, Hanna Gilbert, Kingston Givens, Clay Groves, Emma Hager, Jacob Hartemann, Matthew Hastings, Cooper Hunnicutt, Kaeden Hutchens, Lauren Ivan, Jake Jurchak, Emily
Koehler, Mia Lesane, Jonah Lessaris, Emme Lewandowski, Evan Mobley, Sean Murphy, Asher Neumann, Nicholas Nguyen, Dylan Nicks, Reagan Oâ€™Donnell, Joseph Oâ€™Neill, Joseph Oâ€™Tuel, Liya Porter, Cooper Ray, Emma Sanders, Grace Sheppard, Cheyenna Singleton, Ethan Thagard, Wyatt Triplett, Emilia Vargas, Mia Ward, Zoe Wilbanks, Bradley Williams.
Third Grade A/BMason Ahart, Grayer Andrews, Taegen Atkins, Michael Auten, Ashleigh Burns, Abigail Cherry, Jaedon Chin, Mason Craig, Griffin Cranford, Kendall Davis, Kory Davis, Vito DeMark, Autumn Deal, Megan Deets, Andrea Detweiler, Kayla Diew, Mary Estramonte, Quillan Ethridge, Jaden Eubanks, Tim Flemings, Armin Fountain, Quin-
The Kings Mountain Herald presents
Darin & Brooke Aldridge
usic M Fest April 12 & 13
Brooke & Darin Aldridge
Joy Performance Center, Kings Mountain, NC A Gospel, Country Music Extravaganza
Friday ~ April 12 â€˘ 7pm â€˘ Men Standing for Christ â€˘ The Kingsmen Quartet â€˘ Darin & Brooke Aldridge
Saturday ~ April 13 â€˘ 8pm Jimmy Wayne
â€˘ Country music sensation Jimmy Wayne! â€˘ Darin & Brooke Aldridge Proceeds to benefit
The Green Banana Project...
Tickets can be purchased at the Joy Performance Center Box Office, The Kings Mountain Herald, or at TicketsNC.com
For more information call 704-472-7762 darinandbrookealdridge.com
ton Futrell, Kloey Garrett, Jordan Grant, David Gratton, Miles Griffin, Abi-Gail Harris, Riley Hearn, Bryce Howard, Kaela Hughes, Ryan Huneycutt, Ryan Jackson, Malayiah Jackson, Luke Jefferies, Ruffin Johnson, Kylie King, Kaitlin Kinney, Mychael Kitris, Ellis Ku, John Lance, Matthew Laney, Austin Lanier, Alyssa Lari, Jaylen Leeper-Williams, Zane Litaker, Dâ€™Myah Matthews, Thomas Morrison, Khoi Nguyen, Taylor Nixon, Jacob Patterson, Caleb Payseur, Briann Petty, Luke Pierce, Noah Powell, Raygan Powell, Conner Proud, Caryâ€™s Pueschel, Cameron Queen, Chantz Redmond, Jamie Rhyne, Sean Romano-Ewert, Joshua Ruiz, Kaitlyn Sedor, Lily Wells Sheppard, Augie Soltis, Aaliyah Sox, Katelyn Stokes, Brenden Swanson, Bella Switzer, William Wallace, Novian Williams, Ethan Wilson, Garett Ziemer. Fourth Grade All Aâ€™sBen Abramowitz, Catherine Armstrong, Brody Banner, Zachary Bond, Ethan Boyd, Jessica Bradley, Catherine Carr, Matthew Dalton, Anna Dunbar, Emily Earhart, Sam Evans, Sarah Giang, George Gogel, Sophia Gotte, Faith Gouch, Maddie Gunde, Bradley Haggai, Chloe Hawkins, Julia Ho, Dylan Hubbard, Dezi Kauer, Kylie Laycock, Ethan Lee, Brayden Lefler, Gwyn Leonhardt, Abbey Martin, Kailee McAlister, Tessie Morrison, Grace Nehring, Taylor Oâ€™Hare, Giselle Paredes, Puja Patel, Marshall Pearson, Anna Pratt, Hailey Rodden, Blaine Rudisill, Annie Russell, Samantha Valour, Lena Ware. Fourth Grade A/B- Jayden Aiken, Ayden Austin, Graham Baako, Nicholas Barker, Brody Banner, Jake Bidoglio, Will Bostick, Hunter Bradshaw, Carter Broome, Nicholas Brown, Gavin Cameron, Harris Carnes, Aubrey Carter, Payton Coleman, Tyler Crawford, Grace Deason, Alyssah Duckworth, Will Durham, Josh Farris, Hailey Franks, Lilly Godwin, Jacob Gogel, Ethan Granade, Ben Hawkins, Rachel Hayes, Bridget Her, Aaron Holland, Taylor Hollifield, Cole Hunsucker, Landon Irwin, Connor Johnson, Savannah Johnson, Meghan Kimbirl, Adam King, Abigail Lefler, Madison Marett, Peyton Martin, Gavin Maynard, Dorian Mitchell, Jake Mitchell, Madison Moore, P. J. Parker, Christian Porter, Karson Rankin, Keegan Reep, Kya Reppo, Will Rhinehart, Alex Rizzuti, Kiara Scipio, Brandon Slaughter, Ashton Smith, Carson Smith, Georgia Smith, Sadie Smith, Ashley Stroud, Mya Stuman, Riley Summerville, John Sutton, Tyler Thornton, Adam Visco, Austin Wright,
Alex Wilder, Grant Woliver, John Zander. Fifth Grade All Aâ€™sAustin Andrews, Julius Austin, Rachel Baker, Abi Barbu, Patrick Bernauer, Jacob Blackert, Ashton Blackmon, Elizabeth Bogen, Will Bowman, Zack Brasier, Nathan Brown, Sophie Carnes, Matthew Carr, Hailie Clemmons, Kalie Coffey, Elijah Cook, Elise DeVries, Kennedy Denton, Grayson Dunbar, Andrea Euler, Bayleigh GaunttThompson, Jonathan Gibson, Adam Glasgow, Grace Goodwin, Rich Gray, Grayson Hansen, Connor Hayes, Camry Haynie, Seanna Hughes, Sarah Hunter, Will Jurchak, Catie Kalmbach, Kendall Karr, Reagon Kasper, Mary Margaret Lane, Richard Lauer, Denaujay Littlejohn, Abby Long, Adam Lucas, Fuller Lynn, Morgan Lynn, Lydia Mason, Brian Mellette, Carter Merrill, Tyler Miller, Hannah Millican, Emmily Mobley, Dawson Moore, Abbie Morgan, Katie Murphy, Dylan Neagle, Matt Nehring, Niraj Patel, Abby Pearson, Sophie Pettis, Anna Petty, Hy Pham, Christian Pinto, Will Porter, Evan Poteate, Isabella Preslopsky, Ryan Proud, Carter Ratchford, Christopher Rhom, Savannah Rogers, Skyler Rosini, Ava Sarno, Sarah Schweers, Matthew Sedor, Tyler Sims, Mary Crawford Smallwood, Sophie Smith, Abby Soltis, Carlin Spence, Anna Spurrier, Niko Tempelis, Justin Tolbert, Sofia Vargas, Ethan Villada, Mary Walker, Andrew Warren, Dylan Williamson. Fifth Grade A/B- Logan Ahart, Lizzette Angeles Ramirez, Marie Bain, Sarah Barker, Autumn Barnes, Alex Barrera, Lili Bauer, Emily Berry, Kendrick Boehlke, Andrea Brock, Erin Burrell, Yisrael Cha, Parker Chaney, Peyton Chaney, Makayla Cheek, Chloe Cochran, Nikita Conner, Dakota Cundiff, Drew Dettelbach, Nate Dye, Bonnie Eblen, Eli Fermaglich, Brandon Fraley, Ethan Goodwin, Brenna Gutkowski, Bailey Hanafin, Lexy Henson, Evan Houghton, Joshua Hughes, Jayde Hughey, Sarah Kriss, Caitlin Laye, Jamani Leeper, Holland Leonhardt, Quinn Lewandowski, Jammari Lewis, Alec Long, Benina Lopez, Connor Martin, Emma McCaskill, Luke McCormick, Tyler McCurdy, Logan Meek, Josh Miller, Ryan Mingo, Tayelor Neagle, Emma Orraca, Collin Owensby, Ridge Pate, Dharmin Patel, Lewis Pontz, Jeneci Quinones, Noah Rawlins, Parker Ray, Seth Rethford, Sara Beth Robinson, Zachary RomanoEwert, Kiyah Vasquez, Alec Via, Hannah Walters, Jaquay Warren, Halie West, Taylor Weyant, Ashton Wise.