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The family of retiring City Manager/Fire Chief Jeff Cash at his Monday, Nov. 29 reception at the CFD station house are: son and daughter-in-law, Chad and Heidi Cash; the man of the hour, Chief Jeff and wife, Cynthia; and son and daughter-in-law, Quentin and Erin Cash. (photo by MEP/The Eagle/CF Media)

City Manager/Fire Chief Cash’s retirement reception well attended Many came by to wish him well and good fortune in his future by MICHAEL E. POWELL Editor michael@cfmedia.info

City Manager/Fire Chief Jeff Cash’s retirement reception – which took place on Monday, Nov. 29 – was well-attended by his many friends, family members, city employees, and many fire associates with whom he has worked or interacted with over his 40-plus years of local government and community service. They all met at the CFD station house to wish him well in what is sure to be a bright future, filled with plans for family time, resting, reading, and exploring Mr. Cash’s many hobbies

and fire service-related activities. Fire service and community service is in the blood of the Cash family, as is evidenced by his long service to the Cherryville community; his wife’s service as a CFD wife and mother to two young men – Chad and Quentin – whose lives also are entrenched in working for the fire service and their communities in which they live. According to an earlier Eagle article City Manager/ Fire Chief Cash, announced his retirement as Fire Chief and City Manager to become effective on Jan. 1, 2022. Also announced in that same article is the upcoming promotion of Assistant Fire Chief Jason Wofford to Fire Chief, effective Jan. 2, 2022. For the four-plus decades

Chief Cash has served the City of Cherryville, his career at the Cherryville Fire Department says it all, starting his fire services life (in earnest) in December of 1981. Cash was later promoted to Fire Chief in 1984, and then promoted to City Manager/Fire Chief in 2018. When asked how it felt to have so many friends, and well-wishers come out to share you great day, he replied, “It was a great day and I was so blessed to have so many family members, peers, colleagues, citizens, and friends come to my reception drop-in. It was an especially nice event and I thank Assistant Chief Wofford, the troops, Brittany, and my wife, Cynthia for hosting the event. It was also very special to me that some of the vendors we See CASH, Page 8A

City Council’s work session discussions pave way for December regular topics by MICHAEL E. POWELL Editor michael@cfmedia.info

In the Tuesday, Nov. 30 City Council work session Council heard first from Mr. Will Puckett, speaking for the Cherryville Little Ironmen organization. Mr. Puckett noted how their organization was finishing up on what he termed a “positive note this season”, in that when he came into the program, they had about $3,000 on hand but that they now are ending the year with $28,000. He also spoke about the organization’s upcoming basketball program, noting that they are allowed to use Mt. Zion Baptist Church’s gym for practices and such. Mr. Puckett was

A typical Cherryville City Council work session, like this one from January 2021, is where many of the topics that appear at the Council’s regular sessions are discussed. (Eagle/CF Media file photo by Michael E. Powell) curious if the City would consider helping them, at some point, with the possibility, or the feasibility, of getting a court erected at Ballard Park. “I am going to try to my

part,” he said to get something like this done for the Little Ironmen teams. Puckett said what the Little Ironmen do is teach young kids about respect, See CITY, Page 6A

Two-thirds of likely N.C. voters support Opportunity Scholarships CHERRYVILLE’S “A VERY CHERRY WHOVILLE CHRISTMAS!” filled the City’s Mini-park and Main Street area last Friday night, Dec. 3, as folks came from miles around to see the Grinch and his Dr. Seuss-related characters and friends. Chamber President Mary Beth Tackett said they were glad to be back after COVID shut down the 2020 event. The event was from 6 to 10 p.m. Cherryville’s Christmas Parade is Saturday, Dec. 11, starting at 10 a.m. See more photos on page 4A. (photos by MEP/The Eagle/CF Media)

by DAVID BASS Carolina Journal

A new poll from a statewide school-choice advocacy group shows that nearly two-thirds of likely general election voters in North Carolina support the Opportunity Scholarship Program. Sixty-two percent of respondents favor the scholarship, compared to 28 percent who oppose it. The poll, commissioned by Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina, found an enthusiasm gap, as well, with 36 percent of those in favor of Opportunity Scholarships expressing that support “strongly,”

North Carolina parent Melissa Mitchell during a news conference on Opportunity Scholarships held on April 28. (photo courtesy of Parents for Educational Freedom in N.C.) compared to 18 percent of those opposed to the program doing so “strongly.” Opportunity Scholarships are valued at up to $4,200 a year and help

low- and moderate-income families send their children to a private school. Due to a significant expansion included in the new budget, See VOTERS, Page 6A

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■ OBITUARIES

by JOHN TRUMP Carolina Journal

Margaret Brittain CHERRYVILLE – Mrs. Margaret Wells Brittain, 80, passed away on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021 at Atrium Health – Cabarrus. Margaret was born on Aug. 22, 1941 in Gaston County, NC, a daughter of the late Fred Wells and Ethel Sistare Wells. She retired as an LPN for Lincoln Medical Center in Lincolnton. Margaret was a member of Plainsview Baptist Church in Lawndale. She enjoyed playing softball and bowling. Margaret also enjoyed trips to the beach In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Brittain. Survivors include two daughters, Denise Walker and husband Scott; and Pam Lucas; a son Darren Brittain; two grandchildren, Stephanie Lucas and Dustin Lucas; and a great-granddaughter, Kinsley Lucas, all of Cherryville. Visitation was from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m., on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021 at Plainsview Baptist Church in Lawndale. At other times the family will be at Margaret’s home. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021 at Plainsview Baptist Church with Rev. Wayne Key and Rev. Jerry Lail officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Memorials may be made to Plainsview Baptist Church, 266 Plainsview Church Rd., Lawndale, NC, 28090. A guest register is available at www.stameycherryvillefuneralhome.com. Stamey – Cherryville Funeral Home & Cremation Service served the family of Mrs. Brittain.

Derek B. Smith, Jr. KINGS MOUNTAIN – Mr. Derek B. Smith, Jr., 51, passed away on Nov. 25, 2021 at his residence. Derek was born on May 27, 1970 in Cleveland County, NC, a son of Jane Clemmer Smith of Cherryville and the late Derek B. Smith, Sr. He was employed as a maintenance coordinator for Hospice of Cleveland County. Derek was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church and the Pathfinders Sunday school class and also enjoyed being able to go on a mission trip with the church to West Virginia. In addition to his mother, survivors include his wife of 11 years, Melanie Halk Smith of the home; a sister, Tracy Overby and husband, Mark of Benson; two nephews, Ryan Overby (Brittany) and Collin Overby; and a great-nephew, Carson Overby. Visitation was on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021 from 2 to 3 p.m., at Shady Grove Baptist Church. A memorial service was held on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021 at 3 p.m., at Shady Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Dale Hendricks and Rev. Zac Mayhue officiating. Burial was private. Memorials may be made to Shady Grove Baptist Church, 3240 Tryon Courthouse Rd., Cherryville, NC, 28021, or to Hospice of Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Dr., Shelby, NC, 28150. A guest register is available at www.stameycherryvillefuneralhome.com. Stamey – Cherryville Funeral Home & Cremation Service served the Smith family.

Gov. Roy Cooper and state health secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen addressed the nascent Omicron variant Tuesday, Nov. 30, but they were reticent to raise alarms, in contrast to local media reports over the past couple of days. Rather, they pushed vaccines. Cohen, in one of her last COVID-19 briefings alongside Cooper, even offered a novel catchphrase: “Don’t wait to vaccinate.” Cohen on Tuesday announced her resignation as secretary of the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services. Cooper quickly appointed Kody Kinsley, chief deputy secretary for health and leader of COVID operations, to succeed Cohen starting Jan. 1, 2022. Cohen, 43, has led North Carolina’s operational response to COVID-19, including hospital, testing, and tracing capacities. She has been Cooper’s top policy adviser on the pandemic. Kinsley doesn’t have a background in medicine but has significant experience in mental and behavioral health, which, Cooper said, should continue to be a focus for care as the pandemic – and accompanying restrictions – wanes. Some 72 percent of the state’s adult population have received at least one dose of the COVID jab, and about 68 percent are fully vaccinated, the health de-

N.C. DHHS Sec. Mandy Cohen, announcing her resignation last week.

Incoming N.C. DHHS secretary Kody Kinsley. (Images from www.ncdhhs.gov) partment says. More than 9 percent of people have tested positive for the virus, the latest data say, though COVID numbers are generally in decline. Cohen said numbers are still incomplete because fewer people were tested over the Thanksgiving holiday. “We’re all painfully aware we haven’t fully defeated this pandemic,” Coo-

Sen. Harrington recognized for pro-business voting record AccordEnterprise Foundation’s ing to a 2021 Legislative Business media reRatings. The ratings are lease from based on the member’s vother office, ing record on pro-business Sen. Kathy and free enterprise-related Harrington legislation. (R-Gaston/ Senator Harrington was Dist. 43) among the Top 10 with a was named Senator Kathy 96.8 ranking. Harrington one of the “It’s an honor to be recTop 10 ognized for my support of most busiour business community,” ness-friendly senators based Sen. Harrington said. “Over on the non-partisan NC Free the past decade smart, re-

■ POLICE ARRESTS 11-23: Vernon Lee Rodgers, 39, 100 Redrock Dr., Cherryville, was arrested by Gastonia PD officers at 1721 Broadcast St., Gastonia on two counts of a warrant from another agency (WSOJ). 11-23: Edward Blaine Markland, 21, 340 Hephzibah Church Rd., Crouse, was arrested at 425 Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Gastonia, by Gastonia PD officers on one count of an OFA (contempt of court/perjury/court violation). 11-24: CPD officer reports possession of marijuana by listed suspect who possessed listed controlled substance. Seized: 1.20 grams of marijuana. Closed/cleared by arrest. 11-24: Stevie Marie Hoyle, 40, 900 E. Church St., Cherryville; one count misdemeanor possession of marijuana. No bond type/amt. listed. 11-26: Wesley Keith Hudson, 42, 207 Dale Dr., Cherryville; assault on a female. No bond type/amt. listed on report. 11-28: Andre Beverly, 57, 310 Tot Dellinger Rd., Cherryville; three counts of a WSOJ for OFAs. $2,000 secured bond. INCIDENTS 11-19: Cherryville business reports larceny ($500/2 catalytic converters) by unknown person(s) who stole

listed items from business. Case is active and under further investigation. 11-23: Cherryville family reports death investigation of deceased person at residence. Case is active and under further investigation. 11-23: Cherryville man reports theft from a motor vehicle ($450/Dewalt impact wrench and jewelry/precious metals, gems, and a ladies Citizen watch) by unknown person(s) who took listed items from vehicle. Case is active and under further investigation. 11-24: GCPD officers report a new investigation into a larceny/other at 148 Fred Conner Rd., Cherryville. 11-26: CPD officer reports possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance and possession of a Schedule III controlled substance by unnamed 46-year-old male suspect who possessed seized items. Seized: three (3) dosage units of Alprazolam and 8.40 dosage units of Suboxone. Case is active and under further investigation. 11-26: Cherryville woman reports assault on a female by listed suspect. No injuries reported. Closed/cleared by arrest. 11-29: GCPD officers report further investigation into a larceny from a motor vehicle at 313 Ridge Ave., Cherryville. 11-30: GCPD officers report exceptionally closing/

per said. Health experts, nationally and locally, say that may never happen. The latest media panic is centered around the Omicron variant, first detected in South Africa and identified in patients throughout Europe. “All viruses change over time,” Cohen said, “and COVID 19 is no exception.”

The variant hasn’t been identified in the U.S., but health experts agree it’s almost surely here. “If this motivates people … please go and get vaccinated. Get off the internet and on the phone with your doctor,” Cooper said. Cohen probably isn’t done with the COVID briefings, but, just in case, she said all the usual things for a departing public official, at the same time offering little insight into her plans. “It’s been an honor of a lifetime to serve this state at such an important moment in history,” she said. “It’s the right time for me personally, and it’s the right time for our team.” Cohen, who served under President Obama and for five years for Cooper, said she hopes she and her family can stay in North Carolina. She says she has no political aspirations. “I am not planning to run for office,” she said, though admitted she’s exploring “a range of opportunities.” Senate leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, in a statement, said Cohen’s leadership throughout her tenure has helped the state navigate turbulent times. “She made herself available to legislators to answer questions and kept us informed about issues facing the department,” Berger said. “She was also instrumental in successfully implementing Medicaid transformation. I want to thank her for her service to the state and wish her well in her future endeavors."

clearing a simple assault at 313 Ridge Ave., Cherryville. 11-30: GCPD officers report further investigation into a simple assault at 1200 Foster Rd., Cherryville. WRECKS 11-19: A vehicle driven by Allan Milton Black, 74, 643 Roy Eaker Rd., Cherryville, and a vehicle driven by Robin Beam Cox, 67, 205 N. Jacob St., Cherryville, were both stopped at the light at the Cherry and Church Street intersection when Mr. Black’s vehicle struck the back of Ms. Cox’s vehicle. No injuries reported. Both vehicles suffered minor to moderate damages. 11-20: A vehicle driven by Nancy Gean Allen, 75, 1010 Baxter Rd., Cherryville, was

traveling south on N. Mountain St., at Harrelson Rd., when a deer ran into the roadway and she struck the deer. No injuries reported to Ms. Allen. Est. damages to the Allen vehicle: $2,000. 11-22: A vehicle driven by Ricky Lynn Tackett, 47, 102 Laura Ct., Cherryville, was traveling south on S. Mountain St., when a large deer entered the roadway and collided with the front of his motor vehicle, causing damage. The animal fled the area. Responding officer noted that Mr. Tackett returned to his residence after the collision prior to making the accident report. No injuries to Mr. Tackett reported. Est. damages to the Tackett vehicle: $1,500.

The City of Cherryville will clean off the City Memorial Cemetery on Friday December 10, 2021. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Paige Green, City Clerk at 704-435-1709. Thank you.

sponsible budgets have led to North Carolina moving up from the bottom of the pack in business climate rankings to near the top. I remain committed to making North Carolina the best state in which to live, work, and do business.” NC Free Enterprise Foundation (NCFREE) is the premiere research organization in the state providing non-partisan analysis of the political landscape and its impact on North Carolina’s business environment. “Our 2021 Legislative Business Rating (LBR) evaluates legislators on their philosophical understanding of free enterprise,” said Anna Beavon Gravely, NCFREE Executive Director. “Each year when the NCFREE Research Committee meets, we ask one key question: Does this vote support business and advance free enterprise in the state?” “Legislation considered for our LBR predominately

focused on regulation. As North Carolina grows and builds for the future, regulation will continue to be a major issue for the business community. In this first session of a new decade the question – can North Carolina maintain the unprecedented growth of the last decade – remains. Reducing the regulatory burden on the business community to increase competition and choice is the key to answering that question, and this year was a step in the direction of working toward tough, nuanced solutions,” Gravely said. The ratings for the senators looked at 18 recorded votes, including votes for “Putting North Carolina Back to Work,” “An Act to Reemploy NC’s Workforce,” and “Energy Solutions for North Carolina.” Additional information on the methodology behind the ratings is available at ncfree.org.

Seasonal Leaf Collection Worker The City of Cherryville will be accepting applications for seasonal leaf collection worker. Applications are available at the Public Works Office and will be accepted thru December 10, 2021. Applicants will be required to work 40 hours a week from December 1st until February 1st removing loose piles of leaves around town with a collection truck. Hours are from 7:00 AM to 4:00PM Monday thru Friday. Driver’s license required. Applicant will be required to work outside in all weather conditions and must be able to pick up and move at least 50 lbs. Please contact Jason Black the Street and Sanitation Supervisor with any questions or to get a job description at (704) 435-1737. Drug Screening will be required. City of Cherryville is an equal opportunity employer.


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Holiday fun coming Up at Your Cherryville Branch Library! by TRACI POLLITT Cherryville Library Branch Manager

Family Storytime – Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. LEGO Club – 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at 3:30 p.m. (Dec. 14th & 28th) CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY – Friday, Dec. 24, through Monday, Dec. 27 CLOSED FOR NEW YEAR’S HOLIDAY – Friday, Dec. 31 through Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022 The holidays have arrived at the Cherryville Branch Library! We had patrons asking about Christmas-themed books right after Thanksgiving, which prompted us to go searching for books to create a display. Turns out we have enough to fill two displays! The titles under the fireplace are authors with last names A-L, and the titles under our “Starbooks” cup are authors M-Z. If you’re looking for an easy read to get you in the mood, we’re certain we’ve got something that will be just perfect. We are also happy to announce that we’ve got special Fun Packs

These books will help you “warm up with a Holiday Book” at Your Cherryville Branch Library! (photos provided)

The Cherryville Library books will help you get your caffeine fix on as you join Your CBL “Starbooks” friends to “Read A Latte!” for the holidays! for the children. These have several holiday-themed activities including a word search, a letter to Santa, col-

oring pages, a snow globe craft, and much more. We have these out in our Children’s area and encourage

patrons to stop in soon as we have a limited supply of these Fun Packs. We’ll do more special-themed packs beginning next year, and we do have plans to provide our weekly packs during Summer Reading. In the mood for holiday movies? Don’t forget about your library! The Gaston County Public Library system carries several holiday favorites for both children and adults. Not in the mood to remember to return a DVD? Take advantage of your access to hoopla! Digital – FREE with your GCPL library card. The site offers several Hallmark Channel originals as well as over 400 holiday-themed films and shows for viewers of all ages. We know that people are busy this time of year and want to remind patrons that we are still offering curbside service! If you prefer to have your items checked out over the phone and set out for curbside pickup, we are more than happy to do that. For all library-related questions and more, you can call us at (704) 435-6767, or stop by the branch at 605 E. Main Street. Our public service hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday and Saturday. Happy holidays and happy reading!

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In times of trouble… Who you goin’ to call? ple just like you and me! Murderers and H a v e soldiers; liars and you found cheaters; addicts yourself and prostitutes; reading kings and beggars; Scripture doctors and the sick and get – but we must note stunned one major detail: by some JHOAN ALFARO God demonstrated of t h e Student Pastor/First Baptist His power in their people in Church of Cherryville lives all in order to the story? point humanity’s Often, we can find crumbs of our- attention to the true main selves in the narrative character of Scripture: trails of those folks. Per- THE MESSIAH! There are some truly haps you even desire to be more like those char- incredible people in the acters and why not? God Bible. Take Acts 18, for worked in, through, and/ example. Dr. Luke is writing or around the lives of peo-

Christmas Carols As we step into the holiday season, one of my favorite parts of Christmas is the songs. They bring back fond childhood memories of family, friends, and church gatherings which were all filled with food, laughter, and a lot of singing. Music, especially singing, is a great way to express joy. James 5:13 states, “Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise.” The good news DANYALE PATTERSON is you don’t have to sound good to sing praises to God. King David proclaims in Psalm 98:4, “Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth; break forth into joyous song and sing praises”! One Christmas song – Carol of the Bells – reminds me how much joy music brings us. As we are listening to the song, it feels like we do not have a care in the world. Here are a few of the lyrics:

about the church’s growth and he points to a power-duo ministerial couple – Aquila and Priscilla. They were really special people. Essentially, they ran a huge underground church during a time of government overreach. Heroes exist in the Bible as much as they exist in 2021. Have you ever asked God to give you a friend to brace the winds of life? God gave the mighty Silas to Paul as a comrade in battle. Silas was also a Roman citizen, which came in handy during their ultimate arrest for preaching the

good news of Jesus. The list of heroes goes on. Despite the fact that these characters and our own loved ones can be incredible men and women note one very important point of doctrine: followers of God do not pray for the spirit of these heroes to empower their walk. Christians never pray on the merit of any saint, angel, pastor, politician, or loved one. We are not commanded to do so nor are we ever shown examples of such behavior. When I am against the wall, I don’t ask the spirit of Job to rest upon

me nor do I ask the spirit of Arnold Palmer to help me improve my driving game. When I pastor, I don’t ask for the spirit of Spurgeon, Aquila, or Silas to rest upon me the way a superstitious baseball player carries Babe Ruth’s picture or a trumpet player plays a Louis Armstrong-style trumpet. Even when Elisha desired to be like his mentor it was always with the understanding that the Spirit of Almighty God alone is the One that takes what is dead and makes it alive, what is broken to be whole, and what is lost to

be found. Now, this does not mean that we Christians cannot have heroes or mentors. But when it comes to prayer, we pray solely on the merit and finished work of Jesus Christ on the cross. Not because that’s all we have, but because that’s all we need! Jesus’ name and His name alone is given among men whereby we might be saved. So, “when you find yourself in time of trouble” remember to ask our Father to send the Counselor in Jesus’ name – He is enough!

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Hark how the bells, Sweet silver bells, All seem to say, Throw cares away Christmas is here, Bringing good cheer, To young and old, Meek and the bold. Ding dong ding dong That is their song With joyful ring All caroling.

Victory Life Assembly of God 1655 Shelby Highway, Cherryville

One seems to hear Words of good cheer From everywhere Filling the air. Did you know that God enjoys singing and music? After all, he is the creator and originator of it. Zephaniah 3:17 states, “The LORD your God is in your midst, The Mighty One, will save; He will rejoice over you with gladness, He will quiet you with His love, He will rejoice over you with singing.” I often ponder on how much our Heavenly Father loves and delights in his children. He takes pleasure in his people. The Lord is full of compassion and tender mercy. His love draws us close and ignites in us a passion to worship him. In Psalm 150:1-6, King David – a passionate worshiper of God – believed in utilizing all the instruments to praise God including the cymbals. He exclaimed, “Praise ye he Lord. Praise God in his sanctuary: praise him in the firmament of his power. Praise him for his mighty acts: praise him according to his excellent greatness. Praise him with trumpet sound; praise him with lute and harp! Praise him with tambourine and dance; praise him with strings and pipe! Praise him upon the loud cymbals: praise him upon the high-sounding cymbals. Let everything that hath breath praise the Lord. Praise ye the Lord.” PRAY THIS PRAYER: “Lord, you’re so kind and tenderhearted to those who don’t deserve it and so patient with people who fail you! Your love is like a flooding river overflowing its banks with kindness. It’s hard to comprehend this love. It makes me want to sing and give you the praise due unto your name. Thank you for your great love for me. I appreciate that you sing over me. Lord, I will sing to you songs of worship and adoration. There is no one like you in all the earth. In Jesus’ name I pray – Amen.” DanyalePatterson is co-founder of Enlighten Ministries, a 501c3 organization with her husband Brandon Patterson. Contact her at www.danyale.com to get spiritual resources, share a testimony, send a prayer request, or book her to speak.

Anthony Grove Baptist Church 100 Anthony Grove Road Crouse, NC 704-435-6001 Bess Chapel United Methodist Church 6073 Flay Road Cherryville, NC 704-435-7969 Bethlehem United Methodist Church 6753 NC 182 Highway Cherryville, NC 704-435-1608 Blessed Hope Baptist Church 3357 Fallston-Waco Road Cherryville, NC 704-435-8530 Body of Christ Fellowship Center 405 S. Cherokee Street Cherryville, NC www.bodyofchrist7.com Calvary Way Holiness Church 1017 Second Street Cherryville, NC Pastor Clifton Morgan Cherryville Church of God 810 East Main Street Cherryville, NC 704-435-2275 Cherryville Missionary Methodist Church 318 W. Ballard Street Cherryville, NC 704-435-6934 Emmanuel Baptist Church 1155 Marys Grove Church Road Cherryville, NC 704-435-5764

Fairview Baptist Church 415 South Mountain Street Cherryville, NC 704-435-4299

Living Word Ministries 306 East Academy Street Cherryville, NC 704-435-3213

Second Baptist Church 201 Houser Street Cherryville, NC 704-435-9657

First Baptist Church 301 East 1st Street Cherryville, NC 704-435-3796

Marys Grove United Methodist Church 1223 Marys Grove Church Rd Cherryville, NC 704-435-5544

Shady Grove Baptist Church 3240 Tryon Courthouse Road Cherryville, NC 704-435-9605

Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church 235 A.W. Black Street Waco, NC 704-435-8842

St. John’s Lutheran Church 310 West Church Street Cherryville, NC 704-435-9264

Mt. Zion Baptist Church 112 Mt. Zion Church Road Cherryville, NC 704-435-9636

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church 1203 St. Mark’s Church Road Cherryville, NC 704-435-5941

North Brook Baptist Church 7421 Flay Road Cherryville, NC 704-435-4471

Victory Life Assembly of God 1655 Shelby Highway Cherryville, NC 704-435-5539

Oak Grove AME Zion Church 542 Flint Hill Road Cherryville, NC 704-435-3687

Waco Baptist Church 262 N. Main Street Waco, NC 704-435-9311

Oak Grove Baptist Church 219 Tot Dellinger Road Cherryville, NC 704-435-3053

Washington Missionary Baptist Church 1920 Stony Point Road Waco, NC 704-435-3138

First Church of the Nazarene 301 North Elm Street Cherryville, NC 828-838-2428 First Presbyterian Church 107 West Academy Street Cherryville, NC 704-435-6064 First United Methodist Church 601 N. Pink St. Cherryville, NC 704-435-6732 First Wesleyan Church 800 North Pink Street Cherryville, NC 704-435-6069 Free Saints Chapel Church 813 Self Street Cherryville, NC 704-435-0949 Gospel Way Baptist Church 3904 Tryon Courthouse Rd. Cherryville, NC 866-356-3219 Jesus Servant Ministries 108 N. Mountain St. Cherryville, NC 704-769-8085 Legacy Church 805 Self Street Cherryville, NC 704-457-9615

Revival Tabernacle 1104 Delview Road Cherryville, NC 704-435-4073

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VOTERS From Page 1A the scholarships will now be worth up to $5,900 each annually. They also will be expanded to new families due to an increased income threshold needed to qualify. “In our era of deep division and hyper-partisanship, how many issues garner as much support as we are seeing for the Opportunity Scholarship Program?” said Mike Long, president of Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina in a statement. “The reason is simple: Opportunity Scholarships allow low- and middle-income families to send their child to an educational choice that’s right for them. This program puts into reality the belief that we should fund students, not systems and bureaucracies. North

CITY From Page 1A morals, teamwork, and things that help round them out as they grow up to be good citizens. Puckett said he doesn’t foresee the City having to give a great deal of money to that end, but he still wanted to bring it before the Council officially. Mayor H.L. Beam replied that this would be something that could be discussed at Council’s next regular session. Council members voted on and approved the adoption of the 2021 General Records Schedule: Local Government Agencies, and Program Records Schedule: Local Government Agencies, i.e., the retention of older records and schedules by cities and municipalities. The document covers how said records are either retained or destroyed or otherwise disposed of, and noted the following, “In accordance with the provisions of Chapters 121 and 132 of the General Statutes of North Carolina, it is agreed that the records do not and will not have further use or value for of-

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Carolinians realize this and overwhelmingly support the program.” The PEFNC poll found that a majority of parents would prefer to send their child to a non-traditional public school if cost and geography weren’t factors. Fifty-two percent would choose a school choice option like a private school, charter school, or home school, compared to 38 percent who would choose a traditional public. The survey also addressed election-related matters, including voters’ viewpoint on the two open seats on the N.C. Supreme Court in the 2022 mid-terms. The results of that election could sway whether the state’s top court upholds or strikes down the Opportunity Scholarship Program. On that question, the survey found that respondents

were 2-to-1 opposed to the idea of the N.C. Supreme Court declaring the scholarships unconstitutional. Respondents reported they would vote for a Republican rather than a Democrat for the two open seats by a 51 percent to 39 percent margin. As for likely voters’ views on teachers’ unions, 39 percent had an unfavorable view, compared to 36 percent with favorable and 20 percent with no opinion. “What we are finding is that the past two years have been a breakout moment for the school choice movement in our state,” said Long. “Even while more and more parents are clamoring for options, the real and substantial progress we are seeing continues to be fought tooth and nail by the education establishment, which wants parents to only have one option – their lo-

cally zoned public school. Here is what parents and voters are telling us: That type of thinking does not reflect the varied options and demands of our 21st-century life. School choice is here to stay.” “Add the latest PEFNC poll to the countless number showing strong support for parental school choice across demographic groups. And elected officials have taken notice. North Carolina lawmakers recently approved transformative improvements to the state’s private school scholarship programs. These changes will open the door to thousands of families previously ineligible for assistance due to program limitations.” Dr. Terry Stoops is director of the Center for Effective Education at the John Locke Foundation. In addressing school choice, Stoops was clear and suc-

cinct. “Opponents of parental school choice are hilariously out of touch with mainstream support for public and private educational options,” Stoops told Carolina Journal. “School choice is an election issue. Those who openly support it are more likely to win. Those who vocally oppose it are more likely to lose. Candidates for elected office should orient their campaigns accordingly.” The poll – conducted Nov. 6-8 by the consulting firm The Differentiators – surveyed 500 likely voters in the General Election. Thirty-seven percent of those polled were registered Democrats, 33 percent registered Republicans, and 29 percent registered Independents or with other affiliations. In a statement,

Sen. Deanna Ballard, R-Watauga, said, “A private education shouldn’t be available only to those who can afford it. The Opportunity Scholarship program empowers parents with the resources to send their children to the same school as better off families if they choose.” The far-left NCAE is suing to kill the program, a GOP news release says, even as polling shows it’s wildly popular and the number of Opportunity Scholarship recipients has grown exponentially since 2013. Ballard continued, “This is going to the battle line of the next year: parents versus bureaucrats. I side with empowering parents by letting education money follow the child. We need to fund students, not systems.”

ficial business, research, or reference purposes after the respective retention periods specified herein and are authorized to be destroyed or otherwise disposed of by the agency or official having custody of them without further reference to or approval of either party to this agreement.” Council also approved authorizing the Tryon Resolves Chapter of the DAR to designate Cherryville Memorial Cemetery as their location cemetery for their Wreaths Across America event, to be held at the cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 18, at 12 noon. The Tryon Resolves were also authorized to fly a drone over the cemetery to photograph and video the event as well. Planning and Zoning Director Derrick Mackey spoke with Council and went over the Nuisance and Abatement Properties standards, showing photos of a few of the properties he wants the City to look at and consider for further action by the owners. Assistant Fire Chief Jason Wofford asked Council to add Fire Department Car 73 (a 2006 Ford Expedition 4x4 with

over 150,000 miles on it and which has had a multitude of problems/issues) to the surplus inventory list, which Council did, approving the addition. Said AC Wofford, “The vehicle in question has been used for 15 years and died a few weeks ago. (Chief) Jeff (Cash) went ahead and gave me the (Chevrolet) Tahoe to use for incident command” and Wofford noted he has been using it ever since. The CFD have already put emergency lights, a portable radio, and incident command items on the Tahoe, and AC Wofford added the vehicle is due to be lettered as Fire Car 73 soon. Council also talked at length about the Stroup Acres. As per information on the Council notes from the staff report on the public hearing, on Nov. 8, the City Council voted to continue the public hearing. Updates to the Development Conditions received by Council that include, as noted in the “Conclusion” section of the report, “Several updates to the development conditions” that were “…provided by the applicant, however, several items remain under issues

to consider.” The Council will continue the public hearing of this topic at the Dec. 13 regular session. Also discussed were appropriations for the City that will come from the state budget. Prior to his retirement, City Manager Jeff Cash led the lobbying to get these funds though Finance Director Dixie

Wall noted the City hasn’t yet received the funds. The fund amounts discussed in the work session and to be further discussed at the regular session meeting in December are as follows: $350,000 for Westgate Park; $22,800, for a storage facility at the Recreation Department; and $50,000 as a local government grant.

In other business City Clerk Paige Green noted there is to be a cemetery clean-up on Monday, Dec. 10. Council voted to go into closed session. Mrs. Green said no votes were taken nor was any decision made on the topic/topics discussed.

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Notice is hereby given that the Cherryville Planning and Zoning Board will meet on Monday December 20th at 6:00 pm at the Cherryville Community Building 108 S. Jacob St. to hold a Public Hearing to consider the following: Special Use Permit, request presented by Carolina Home Co., Inc... 711 East Main St, Cherryville, NC 28021. (Parcels # 1230130 and #130131) Deed Book: 4402 Page:1292 All interested or affected parties are invited to attend and present any evidence or testimony in favor of / or opposed to the matter set above Derrick Mackey Zoning Administrator CE (12/8 & 15/2021)

Notice is hereby given that the Cherryville Planning and Zoning Board will meet on Monday, December 20th at 6:00 pm at the Cherryville Community Building, 108 S. Jacob St. to hold a Public Hearing to consider the following: Special Use Permit, request presented by Cherryville Main St. LLC. 211 East Main St, Cherryville, NC 28021. (Parcel# 129707) Deed Book: 5080 Page: 2214 All interested or affected parties are invited to attend and present any evidence or testimony in favor of / or opposed to the matter set above Derrick Mackey Zoning Administrator CE (12/8 & 15/2021)

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NORTH CAROLINA GASTON COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK In the Matter of the Estate of: BARBRA WELCH FLINT; AKA, BARBARA WELCH FLINT Deceased. EXECUTRIX NOTICE Having qualified on the 4th day of November, 2021 as Executrix of the Estate of Barbra Welch Flint; aka, Barbara Welch Flint, deceased, late of Gaston County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against the decedent to exhibit the same to the undersigned Administrator CTA on or before the 18th day of February, 2022 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate will please make immediate payment. This the 17th day of November, 2021. Donna Jean Welch, Ex. C. Andrew Neisler, Jr. CLONINGER & NEISLER P.O. BOX 515 300 E. King Street Kings Mountain, NC 28086 CE (11/17, 24, 12/01 & 08/2021)

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Having qualified on 6th day of July, 2021 as Administrator of the Estate of CHERYL JACQUE HELGESTAD, deceased, of Gaston County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against the estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned at McIntyre Elder Law Firm, 233 E. Graham Street, Shelby, North Carolina, on or before the 17th day of February, 2022 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

Having qualified on 1st of November, 2021 as Executor of the Estate of BARBARA JEAN McCLAIN, deceased, of Gaston County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against the estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned, Cheryl Perkins, Executor on or before the 1st day of March, 2022 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

Having qualified as Limited Personal Representative of the Estate of Jerry V. Bell, deceased, of Gaston County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against the estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned at 106 North Cherry Street, Cherryville, North Carolina, on or before the 24th day of February, 2022, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

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Gaston County poetry contest for 175th anniversary celebration is December 21 (18-and-over), with anyone who lives, works or attends school in Gaston County eligible to enter. All poems must be submitted by email to Deputy Communications Director Dandria Bradley by midnight on Monday, Dec. 13. Poems must be original works, between three and 26 lines in length and touch on either the history and/or the future of Gaston County.

Deadline for all entries is Dec. 13 Gaston County is preparing to host a celebration of its 175th anniversary on Dec. 21, 2021, and is inviting the community to participate in a poetry contest as part of the festivities. The contest is divided into three age groups: Kindergarten-5th grade, 6th-12th grade and adult

Winners will be contacted directly and then announced in person at the 175th Anniversary Celebration on Dec. 21, at 4 p.m. at the Rotary Pavilion in Gastonia. Each winner will be invited to read their poem and then have it framed and hung in Gaston County’s administration building, and will also receive a commemorative medal. Winning poems will

also be published on the special biblioboard webpage set up to collect historical information and community stories about the county’s history: https://gastoncounty. librariesshare.com/gastonanniversary/. The Dec. 21 celebration will feature guest speakers, in addition to the poetry reading, and light refreshments following the ceremony.

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County’s public health to provide state-funded 2021-22 CNYSI meetings and events $100 COVID-19 vaccination incentive The Cherryville New Years. Inc. group noted their remaining meetings are as follows: Wednesday, Dec. 15, at 6 p.m.; and Wednesday, Dec. 22, at 6 p.m., at the Cherryville American Legion Post 100 building, 215 N. Pink St., Cherryville. On Wednesday, Dec. 29, at 6 p.m., there will be drawings for musket raffle, food etc., at the Pythian

Lodge, on Paul H. Beam Rd., Cherryville. On Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022 at 12 a.m., Friday night, their annual shoot will start at Black’s Grill, heralding New Year’s 2022! On Friday, Jan. 28, 2022 at 6 p.m., there will be the 2022 Annual Host Dinner at the Cherryville American Legion Post 100, on Pink Street.

County public health officials said that, starting Aug. 6, anyone who gets a COVID-19 vaccine at Gaston County’s Public Health Dept. can get a $100 gift card for their time. The gift cards are funded by the State of North Carolina in an effort to encourage more people to get vaccinated. In addition, anyone who drives an unvaccinated person to get their shot will receive a state-funded $25 gift card. You must be 18 or older to receive the incentive. The incentives are part of the state’s Summer Card program and come as Gaston County Public Health aims to boost local vaccination rates amid rapidly

rising case counts in the community. Currently, 37 percent of Gaston County residents are fully vaccinated and 40 percent are partially vaccinated against the virus. Statewide, 46 percent of the population is vaccinated. What’s good news, said Public Health Director Steve Eaton, is that the vaccines against COVID-19 are showing tremendous protection against the virus. “The simple truth is the vaccines work,” Eaton said. “We are excited to be able to offer the incentive provided by the state in an effort to increase the number of our residents getting vaccinated.” The gift cards are available

on a first-come, first-served basis. The county’s Public Health Department will be posting to its Facebook page when more gift cards become available and when it has run out for the day. The Public Health Department has all three vaccines – the Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson – available. The vaccines are free, regardless of insurance status. Those entering the health department will be required to wear a mask during the duration of their visit there. Residents do not need an appointment to get a vaccine. They are available to any resident over the age of 12 Monday through Friday from 8 to 11:30 a.m. and

12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the health department facility at 991 W. Hudson Blvd., in Gastonia. More information about vaccination opportunities can be found at GastonSaves.com.

Traditional New Year’s Shooters meeting dates The officers of the Traditional New Year’s Shooters said their group will meet every Tuesday in December, at 7 p.m., at Hugh’s Pond Volunteer Fire Department, located at 1442 Tot Dellinger Rd. outside of Cherryville.

Some of the many folks who attended the Monday, Nov. 29 retirement reception for City Manager/Fire Chief Jeff Cash held at the CFD station house.

Christopher Peek, CEO of CaroMont Health (left), and N.C. Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey (center) were on hand to congratulate City Manager/Fire Chief Jeff Cash on his upcoming retirement. The Mayor of Kings Mountain, Scott Neisler, Marilyn Sellers, Kings Mountain City Manager, and Karen Tucker, Kings Mountain City Clerk, present retiring CFD Chief Jeff Cash and his wife, Cynthia, with a gift from the City of Kings Mountain. (photos by MEP/The Eagle/CF Media)

A wide shot of the opening comments at City Manager/Fire Chief Jeff Cash retirement reception. (photo by Jhoan Alfaro)

CASH From Page 1A have utilized for years and years sponsored the event making it no cost to the city. Once again, I am a very blessed individual.” Chief Cash’s wife and two sons said they were glad to see the day come as they know what Jeff has given to the city and to the fire department and how much he was looking forward to retirement. Mrs. Cash said she knows retiring from one’s lifestyle and passion is a bittersweet thing for Jeff, but

she also knows he will, after resting a bit, finds ways to get involved with his love of fire science in some manner. Jeff’s sons and their wives said they are glad for him that he is retiring and will get to spend more time with his family and doing some traveling. “He’s really been looking forward to this,” noted Chad and Quentin. Though he will be officially retired after the first of the year, Chief Cash said he has a few things in the works, and hopes, after he takes time to rest up and relax, to work on those projects and such. Said Chief Cash, “I will

continue to do some side work with my consulting business, Bucket Brigade Consulting, LLC. I also may have an opportunity in the safety division with NASCAR. I also have been contacted by Jackie Ireland of VFIS Insurance about a position with their company. For the month of December, I simply plan to do a lot of resting and reading. I also plan to spend time with all my family for the Christmas season/holidays. Cynthia and I are going on a trip in late December.” As for having any last minute words or instructions for AC Wofford and the guys at CFD, or for the

Retiring City Manager/Fire Chief Jeff Cash talking over old times with retired Cherryville Fire Department Captain Wendell Poole. City of Cherryville’s staff with whom he has worked, Chief Cash said, “Always provide the citizens and visitors of Cherryville with the highest, quality level of customer service possible. Always operate by keeping firefighter safety paramount (at all times); to keeping Cherryville citizens safe, and God bless the fire department and their families. This also includes all of the city’s wonderful, committed, dedicated, professional employees. They are the city’s most critical asset!” Assistant Chief Jason Wofford said, “Chief Cash will most definitely be missed. I, along with

all our members, will always regard his leadership, friendship, and love of our community as a guide to carry on our service.” Dixie Wall, the City of Cherryville’s Finance Director, said of Mr. Cash, “Jeff was a dedicated and professional leader. I enjoyed working under his tenure and appreciate his encouragement and trust in my role as Finance/Administrative Utility Director for the City of Cherryville. I wish him the best and hope he can enjoy his retirement.” Councilman Gary Freeman thanked Mr. Cash for his long service to Cherryville, adding, “He put

Cherryville on the map, as far as fire science and firefighting are concerned. As city manager, he saved the city money and guided us (the Council) and helped spearhead the research on the bond referendum.” City councilwoman Jill Parker-Puett said, “He is going to be missed. He has been quite a leader in the fire services and is highly respected by his peers.” Mayor H.L. Beam, III said of Mr. Cash’s retirement, “I would say it has been an honor working with him, and I am happy for Jeff and his family, and wish them all the best!”


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year. Please put me on the good list. For Christmas I would like a lot of things. A batman house with a batcave. I’ll have Christmas waiting for you! Love, Ella Christy

Dear Santa, My name is Angel. I’m 3 years old. Ive been very nice and sweet this year. Please put me on the bad list. For Christmas I would like red presents. I’ll have too many cakes waiting for you! Love, Angel Morales

Dear Santa, My name is Violet. I’m 3 years old. Ive been very nice this year. Please put me on the nice list. For Christmas I would like Bingo and Bluey with mom and dad, furniture, a car, a house and the cup. I’ll have a toy waiting for you! Love, Violet Trakas

Dear Santa, My name is Penny. I’m 3 years old. Ive been very good this year. Please put me on the nice list. For Christmas I would like presents. A robot and a dinosaur. I’ll have crackers waiting for you! Love, Penny Davis Dear Santa, My name is Abigail. I’m 3 years old. Ive been very sweet this year. Please put me on the good list. For Christmas I would like presents. I’ll have snacks waiting for you! Love, Abigail Harvley Dear Santa, My name is Noah. I’m 3 years old. Ive been very nice to my mom and Santa this year. Please put me on the good list. For Christmas I would like a mickey mouse toy, a train that goes fast with a track, play-doh, and a lot of Christmas toys. I’ll have cookies and a carrot waiting for you! Love, Noah Davis Dear Santa, My name is Santa Mouse. I’m 3 years old. Ive been very nice this year. Please put me on the nice list. For Christmas I would like a remote control dinosaur with batteries and a slime ball. I’ll have carrots, cookies and milk waiting for you! Love, Graham Hilburn Dear Santa, My name is Ella. I’m 3 years old. Ive been very good this

Dear Santa, My name is Raelie. I’m 4 years old. Ive been very nice this year. Please put me on the nice list. For Christmas I would like a washer machine, a changing table for my baby, wipes and diapers and that’s it. I’ll have French toast, snacks and cookies waiting for you! Love, Raelie Glover Dear Santa, My name is Nora. I’m 3 years old. Ive been very good this year. Please put me on the nice list. For Christmas I would like a baby changing table and a suzie. I’ll have messes waiting for you! Love, Nora Beam Dear Santa, My name is Liam. I’m 4 years old. Ive been very good this year. Please put me on the nice list. For Christmas I would like spiderman. I’ll have cookies waiting for you! Love, Liam Costner Dear Santa, My name is Meela. I’m 3 years old. Ive been very nice this year. Please put me on the good list. For Christmas I would like a choochoo. I’ll have a snack waiting for you! Love, Meela Gilbert Dear Santa, My name is Zulema. I’m 3 years old. Ive been very sweet this year. Please put me on the good list. For Christmas I would like green presents for church. I’ll have

cookies waiting for you! Love, Zulema Martinez Dear Santa, My name is Raelynn. I’m 3 years old. Ive been very good this year. Please put me on the good list. For Christmas I would like a bunny rabbit in a house, a unicorn and a really big house. I’ll have a snack waiting for you! Love, Raelynn Jenkins Dear Santa, My name is Piper Kaye Burgess. I’m 3 years old. Ive been very good this year. Please put me on the good list. For Christmas I would like a grocery store, a tea party and a daisy dancey. I’ll have presents waiting for you! Love, Piper Burgess Dear Santa, My name is Levi. I’m 4 years old. Ive been very good this year. Please put me on the bad list. For Christmas I would like a robot, an octopus, and toy spaceship. I’ll have a Choochoo train waiting for you! Love, Levi Tallent Dear Santa, My name is Kason. I’m 4 years old. Ive been very nice this year. Please put me on the good list. For Christmas I would like Bluey toys and Blippie. I’ll have presents waiting for you! Love, Kason Martin Dear Santa, My name is Boone. I’m 4 years old. Ive been very good this year. Please put me on the good list. For Christmas I would like a surfboard and a robot toy that shoots 2 missels and has a remote control. I’ll have breakfast at the front door waiting for you! Love, Boone Craig First United Methodist Kingdom Kids Preschool Ms. Trinity and Ms. Lisa’s 4 year old class Dear Santa, My name is Ella. I’m 4 years old. Ive been very good this

year. Please put me on the good list. For Christmas I would like a blue small Christmas tree, some presents for my family, an ABC puzzle and a purple mystery surprise box. I’ll have a large Christmas tree toy waiting for you! Love, Ella Callister Dear Santa, My name is Emma. I’m 4 years old. Ive been very good this year. Please put me on the good list. For Christmas I would like a Disney Castle, Disney princesses, and more princesses and Frozen stuff. I’ll have cookies waiting for you! Love, Emma Eaker Dear Santa, My name is Luke. I’m 4 years old. Ive been very good this year. Please put me on the nice list. For Christmas I would like a dirt bike, a scooter, hover board and a bat cave. I’ll have milk and cookies wait-ing for you! Love, Luke Harris Dear Santa, My name is Camdyn. I’m 5 years old. Ive been very good this year. Please put me on the good list. For Christmas I would like a big Barbie house with Barbies, some scrunchies, and a micro-phone . I’ll have cookies waiting for you! Love, Camdyn Lockridge Dear Santa, My name is Isabella. I’m 4 years old. Ive been very nice this year. Please put me on the nice list. For Christmas I would like LOL dolls, unicorns, LOL doll house, playdoh and a puzzle. I’ll have cookies and milk waiting for you! Love, Isabella Presnell Dear Santa, My name is Blakely. I’m 4 years old. Ive been very good and nice this year. Please put me on the nice list. For Christmas I would like a Barbie doll house, lots of Barbies, some skate dolls, a lot of cups and clothes and a merry go

round. I’ll have cookies and milk and carrots for the reindeer waiting for you! Love, Blakely Price Dear Santa, My name is Caroline. I’m 5 years old. Ive been very good this year. Please put me on the dolls list. For Christmas I would like Barbies, a Barbie dream camper, a Chelsey, new sparkly paper and glittery shirts. I’ll have LOL’s waiting for you! Love, Caroline Bingham Dear Santa, My name is Lee. I’m 4 years old. Ive been very good this year. Please put me on the good list. For Christmas I would like a proton pack, a Ghostbuster trap, Ecto one, a skull whistle to call the ghost. David needs a ballpit and tractor. I’ll have a glass of milk, cookies and 6 carrots for the reindeer waiting for you! Love, Lee Carswell Dear Santa, My name is Holden. I’m 5 years old. Ive been very good this year. Please put me on the good list. For Christmas I would like tractors and leggos. Race cars and a mulch pile tractor. I’ll have cookies and milk waiting for you! Love, Holden Irvin Dear Santa, My name is Ila. I’m 5 years old. Ive been very good this year. Please put me on the happy list. For Christmas I would like a Barbie LOL, a big ole’ Barbie doll named Skipper, Happy Barbie, LOL surprise doll and a confetti cup. I’ll have cookies waiting for you! Love, Ila Day Dear Santa, My name is Kyler. I’m 5 years old. Ive been very good this year. Please put me on the helicopter list. For Christmas I would like a car wash for my cars, a robot dinosaur and a robot dragon. I’ll have cookies and milk waiting for you! Love, Kyler Head

Dear Santa, My name is Gabby. I’m 5 years old. Ive been very good this year. Please put me on the nice list. For Christmas I would like a hopper, a squishy butterfly and a flower squishy and a watch that works. I’ll have milk and cookies waiting for you! Love, Gabby Shedd Dear Santa, My name is Kaleb. I’m 5 years old. Ive been very good this year. Please put me on the good list. For Christmas I would like a bouser ship, lego Mario and lego bouser. I’ll have milk and cookies waiting for you! Love, Kaleb Martin Dear Santa, My name is Cade. I’m 5 years old. Ive been very good this year. Please put me on the nice list. For Christmas I would like a real baby kitten at my house and some more baby quails. I’ll have some cook-ies and milk waiting for you! Love, Cade Hendrick Dear Santa, My name is Alex. I’m 4 years old. Ive been very good this year. Please put me on the good list. For Christmas I would like a real cate named possey, a big skate board that turns easy and a fast Barbie Jeep. I’ll have milk and cookies waiting for you! Love, Alex Anthony Dear Santa, My name is Matthias. I’m 2 years old. Ive been very good this year. Please put me on the nice list. For Christmas I would like a real big tractor. I’ll have milk and cookies waiting for you! Love, Matthias Tinoco Dear Santa, My name is Wyatt. I’m 4 years old. Ive been very good this year. Please put me on the good list. For Christmas I would like lego Mario and play-doh and something for my switch game. I’ll have chocolate milk and cookies waiting for you! Love, Wyatt Beam


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Dear Santa, My name is Finton. I’m 4 years old. Ive been very good this year. Please put me on the nice list. For Christmas I would like a red futon and real pit vipers and blue rope. I’ll have snacks for the reindeer and cookies and milk waiting for you! Love, Finton Beam Dear Santa, My name is Hattie. I’m 4 years old. Ive been very good this year. Please put me on the nice list. For Christmas I would like a princess set that I can sing with, rings and a brush and comb. I’ll have cookies and milk waiting for you! Love, Hattie Hendrick Dear Santa, My name is Adaline. I’m 4 years old. Ive been very good this year. Please put me on the good list. For Christmas I would like roller blades, ice skates and a chase puppy. A little Barbie doll house and a unicorn dress. I’ll have milk, cookies and chocolate waiting for you! Love, Adaline Dupree Mrs. Beam Kindergarten Cherrville Elementary Dear Santa, How have you been? I have been a nice little boy this year . For Christmas I would like a watch, and a stuffed animal. For Anna can you bring her some Barbies? I will leave you and the rein-deer cookies and milk. Merry Christmas! Love, Hank A. Dear Santa, How are you and Mrs. Claus? I would like some make-up, a fish to play with and a Barbie doll. I will leave you some milk. Merry Christmas! Love, Lyra C. Dear Santa, How are you and the reindeer? I have been good this year. Can I get a Nintendo switch and a 64 controller? Also, I would like a watch that talks back to me? Thank you and I will make sure to leave you some milk and cookies. Love, Eli Dear Santa, How are the reindeer? I am doing good. I want a toy race car, a new dinosaur because mine broke and a hot wheel track and little cars to go with it. I am going to feed the reindeer carrots and I will leave you cookies and milk. Love, Asher C. Dear Santa, Merry Christmas. I hope you have had a good year. I have been really good this year.

Can you please bring me a Barbie house, some Barbies and a Barbie car? I will leave you chocolate can-dy and some carrots for the reindeer. Thank you. Love, Peyton Dear Santa, I want a LOL camper, new slippers and I really really want a LOL surprise doll. I have been good this year. I will make you some cookies and I will have you some milk. Thank you and Merry Christmas! Love, Meg E. Dear Santa, How are you doing? For Christmas I want an Xbox and toys, and my sister really wants a Barbie Dream house. I have been good this year. I will leave you and milk and cookies and carrots for the reindeer. Merry Christmas, Santa! Love, JT J. Dear Santa, I love how your reindeer fly! I hope you give me a lot of presents. I want a dinosaur, an airplane, and I want a jet. I hope you are doing good at the North Pole because you always live there. I will give you a big hug because I will visit you at some store. I will leave you milk and cookies. Love, Henry L. Dear Santa, I want unicorns , fairies, mermaids, Barbies and princesses. That’s all. Merry Christmas! I will leave you cookies and milk and for the reindeer I will leave carrots. Love, Ada L. Dear Santa, I love how your deers fly and I like your Holiday. I have been really good this year. I really want a toy mouse, flashlight, just in case it’s dark and a toy chicken. I will bake you some cookies and leave you some milk. Love, Alessandro M. Dear Santa, How are you doing? I have been a good girl this year. I would like for you to bring a pixie that flies , a puppy and a drum too. I will leave you cookies and milk. Love, Brightyn O. Dear Santa, How are you and Mrs. Clause? I have been a really good girl this year. I want a Wii and a Mario party game to play on the Wii and 2 controllers so me and my brother can play. Thank you! I will have some cookies and milk for you and carrots for the reindeer. Love, Addi S.

Dear Santa, How are you? How are the reindeer. For christmas I really want a skateboard with all the equip-ment, a swing set and a slide. I will have you milk and cookies and carrots for the reindeer. Love, Aiden S. Dear Santa, I have been a good girl this year. For Christmas I want makeup, princess shoes and a princess costume. I will leave cookies for you and carrots for the reindeer. Love, Isabella S. Dear Santa, How is Mrs. Claus, Rudolph and all the reindeer? I would like an xbox and car games to go with it, headphones and a controller, a bed for my stuffed dogs and let my mommy and daddy have a wonderful Christmas. I will leave oreos and milk with a fork so you can dip in the milk and some carrots for the reindeer. Love, Mason T. Dear Santa, How are the reindeer? I have been a good girl this year I would like a LOL House, a kitchen for my American Girl dolls and a Barbie restaurant . I will leave cookies and milk. Merry Christ-mas Santa. Love, Paisley T. Dear Santa, How are you and the reindeer? I will leave you cookies and milk. I have been good ! For Christ-mas I want a Gabby cat house that comes with the people, a Barbie camper that comes with Barbies and a boat and princess Crocs. Thank you Santa! Love, Hadley W. Dear Santa, How are you and the reindeer? I have been pretty good this year. For Christmas I would like a battery for the jeep you got me last year because we left it in the cold, a new Xbox and any vid-eo game . I will leave you chocolate chip cookies and milk and carrots for the reindeer. Love, Brixton W. Dear Santa, I will make sure to leave you and the reindeer some treats on Christmas eve. I have been a good girl this year. For Christmas, I would like a switch for me and Bubby, and a Barbie. I hope you are ok in the North Pole. I love you Santa! Love, Kenaleigh B.

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Dear Santa, Good morning Santa. Thank you for reading my letter. I would like an OMG House for Christ-mas. I really would like a Disney vanity too. The Baby Alive Doll is cute because I love ba-bies. Thank you. Christmas is a good holiday. Your friend, Kylee Burleson Dear Santa, Hello! I think Christmas is fun and I love your holiday. For Christmas, I would like a table top ea-sel so I can write and draw. I also like the Real Little Micro Mart. That would be cool. Something else I like is the LOL Ball. Thank you for Christmas time. Your friend, Isabella Hullett Dear Santa, Thank you for Christmas and I love being your friend. I would like Bluey’s Family Home, a Cray-ola Easel, and a Disney Vanity for Christmas. Those sound like fun and are nice. Thank you for your holiday and travel safe. Sincerely, Skye Smith Dear Santa, Thank you for giving me toys at my house during Christmas and I want you to come back again. I really like the Paw Patrols toys. Dinosaurs, especially T-Rex, are my favorite too. I also like Bluey Caravan Playset. Please bring me those toys for Christmas. Your friend, Jaxon Woods Dear Santa, Thank you for toys and Christmas. For Christmas, I want a Snake Eyes G.I. Joe, anything Spi-der-Man or Baby Yoda, and trucks. Thank you for being so kind and thoughtful. Your friend, Chance Pearson Dear Santa, Thank you so much for the toys you have given me. I really want a Paw Patroller for Christ-mas. They are so cool. I also want any Paw Patrol toys and Transformers. Your friend, Tucker Larkin Dear Santa, Thank you for the toys last

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year. This year I would love to get more toys. I really want the V6 Flybar Bumper Car for Christmas. I want the Hot Wheels Monster trucks and ATVs. Have a good holiday! Your friend, Hunter Clark Dear Santa, Merry Christmas Santa! Thank you for everything. This year for Christmas I would like an OMG House. I want an Easel too. The bean bag chairs look pretty and I would like one. Sincerely, Desiree Sewell Dear Santa, Merry Christmas. I love toys so thank you for the gifts. I want a Spider Man web slinger and walkie talkie for Christmas. A Nintendo Switch would be nice too. Thank you! Your friend, Ezabel Pittillo Dear Santa, Greetings from the South! I appreciate everything you do. This year I would love a claw ma-chine arcade game, skee ball, and a ping pong table. I think you are so neat. Happy Holidays, Grayson Wright Dear Santa, I really like your holiday. Thank you for the toys. This year I want a PJ Headquarters, a cake oven, and a superhero surprise egg. Thank you! Sincerely, Skylin Phelps Mrs. Lubert Kindergarten Cherryville Elementary Dear Santa, I have been a very good girl this year. I hope to get a L.O.L. Neon Q.T. Family Pack and a L.O.L. OMG Glamper Play set. I would really like to get a Baby Alive Achoo Doll with blonde hair too. I hope you and Mrs. Claus are doing good. Merry Christmas! Sarah C. Dear Santa Claus, I hope you and Mrs. Claus are doing good. This year I would like a Nerf Elite Blaster Gun, a scooter, and a Monster Jam Grave Digger remote control truck. I think I have been a pretty good boy this year. Thanks, William A. Dear Santa, I have been good. I would love to have a Barbie jeep and

a Barbie dollhouse. I wanted to know how do you and the elves make all those toys? Thank you Santa! Love, Zaida A. Dear Santa, I have been a lot good this year and really want a L.O.L dollhouse. I really like kinetic sand and would love a play kitchen. Last year I saw you putting presents under my tree. I hope Rudolph is doing good. I love you, Aurora B. Dear Santa Claus, I have been a super good boy this year. I would really like to get a super hero scooter. I like your reindeer so much. Merry Christmas, Colton B. Dear Santa, I have been good this year. I would love to get a Barbie and some legos because I love to build things. Is there any pink elves? Love, Emerald H. Dear Santa Claus, Me and my brother have been good. I want a L.O.L. dollhouse. I love the Frozen II Elsa and An-na dolls and would love a Frozen II Ultimate Adventure Collection. Does the North Pole have lots of snow? Thanks, Anna A. Dear Santa, I would love a Stomp N Escape Tyrannosaurus Rex and a Legacy Collection Apatosaurus and the Transformers Dinobots Unite Roll N Change Figures. I have been good all year. Thank you, Blake J. Dear Santa Claus, I think me and my sister have been really good girls this year. When you come visit, I would like a Rainbocorns Epic Golden Egg, a doll that looks just like me, and a cheeta Gund Stuffed Animal. I hope you have a Merry Christmas! Love, Gianna V. Dear Santa, How are you? I would love to get a Legacy Collection Apatosaurus Dinosaur, because I love di-nosaurs. I want a HALO Deluxe Mantis Vehicle Figure and a Power Ranger Dino Fury Chroma-fury Saber. I really like your reindeer! Bryant B.


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Dear Santa, This year I want a Barbie Medical Doctor Career Play Set and a Barbie Care Clinic Vehicle. I love Barbie and think I have been a good girl to get this. Love you Santa! Rhylee R. Dear Santa Claus, I want a Rainbocorns Epic Golden Egg, a L.O.L. Color Change Doll and would love an Ultimate Princess Celebration Vanity and a Belle dress. I loved singing the song to you over the phone. Merry Christmas Santa! Love, Marianne P. Dear Santa, I have been so good this year. I really, really want a L.O.L camper and dollhouse. I also want a Sing and Skate Sunny Starscout My Little Pony. I love your reindeer. How do they fly? I love you Santa! Merry Christmas! Hannah M. Dear Santa Claus, I would love to get a Fur Real Interactive GoGo My Dancin Pup, Coco Cones Neon Collectable Plushes, and a unicorn. Is Rudulphś nose pink? I love you Santa! Thank you, Allyria Dear Santa, For Christmas I want a Fur Real Interactive GoGo Dancin Pup. It is so cute! A big Bluey Plush Pillow and a Cocomelon Back to School Plush JJ Doll is also something I really want. Thank you so much Santa! Love, Kaylee M. Dear Santa, I think I have been good this year. I hope to get a Mission Fleet Build-Up Pack of Figures, Spi-derman vs Venom Play Set, and Electronic Lightsaber. I love you and I hope you give me every-thing I want. Love, Ivar H. Dear Santa, I wanted to know if the elves are being good? I have been good and I would love to get some Disney Doorables. I think they are so cute! I would like a My Little Pony pony and a purple dog that comes in a box with a handle. Love you Santa, Gracie W. Dear Santa, Do your reindeer eat carrots? I want a Chomp N Roar Velociraptor Mask. I want the Batman to Batcave Play Set too. Thank you Santa! Aaron

Mrs. Spangler & Mrs. Avery Kindergarten Cherryville Elementary Dear Santa, I want a LOL doll house, some LOL dolls and a Nintendo Switch. How are the elves doing? I hope that the elves can build these things. Love, Anna Kathryn Dear Santa, I hope you reindeer are good. What I want for Christmas is a paint easel, a Jetkart Hoverboard, and a claw machine. Merry Christmas! Love, Charlie Dear Santa, I hope you have a good Christmas Eve! We love you so much. I want a new Barbie house. Thank you Santa! Love, Evie James Dear Santa, I want a Baby Yoda, a Batman Monster Truck and Jurassic World Legacy Collection. Love, Rocky Dear Santa, How are you doing? I hope you can be here for Christmas. I would like a Caravan play set, Ryan’s World Rocketship, and Mario Kart. I hope you have a good day. Love, Aiden Dear Santa, I love you Santa because you are so good to me and give me presents. I would like a Wonder Lab, Gabby’s dollhouse, and My Little Ponies. Thank you Santa. From, Eleanor Dear Santa, I hope you are doing well. I want a Paw Patrol City Tower, Paw Patrol Firetruck, and the Chase Cruiser. Love, Getch Dear Santa, I want a Nintendo Switch, a hoverboard, and a Baby Yoda. I saw you at Halloween and you were Trick or Treating. Santa, you are the best. From, Emma Dear Santa, Thank you so much for bringing me toys. I want a hoverboard, a Nintendo Switch and a Fisherprice Powerwheel Jeep. Love, Elijah Dear Santa, I love you Santa. I want to come to the North Pole to see you. I want an Our Genera-tion Cozy Cabin playset, Play Ice Cream Truck and a Magic Mixies Cauldron. Thank you for the presents!! Love, Kai’yn

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Dear Santa, I love you Santa. I would like an Animal Planet Deep Sea Shark Rescue Sub set, Lego Carnotaurus Dinosaur Chase and Among Us 6” plush. Love, Malachi Dear Santa, I love you Santa and I hope you are doing well. I would like Magic Mixies Cauldron, Barbie Dream House and Bluey and Jean Luc’s Caravan. Thank you Santa. Love, Ava Dear Santa, I miss you Santa. I want a Playstation, Ryan’s World Lost City Adventures Mega Mys-tery Chest and Hyper Mach-100 Motorized Blaster. Thank You for the presents. Love, Jose Dear Santa, I love you Santa. I would like a Hoover Board, Velociraptor “Blue” Chomp ‘N Roar and Power Rangers Dino Fury Chromafury Saber. Thank you for the presents. Love, Avery Dear Santa, I wish Christmas was here right now. I would like a Hot Wheels Monster Trucks T-Rex Volcano Arena Playset, Hot Wheels Mario Kart Rainbow Road Raceway Track Set, and Nerf B-Ar Motorized Dart Blaster. I miss you so much Santa. Love, Max Dear Santa, I like your elves Santa. I have one at home. I want a Magic Mixies Cauldron, a Pop It, and Medical Set with adjustable hospital bed. I hope you have a good Christmas. Love, Raelyn Dear Santa, Thank you for the presents last year. I would like a Hairmazing Collectible Small Dolls set and Magic Mixies Cauldron. Would you bring my sister Valerie a Vtech Animal Musical book and my sister Vivian the Palomino Paint Horse set. Have a Christmas Santa. Love, Violet Dear Santa, I miss you Santa. I want a Paw Patrol The Movie Ultimate City Tower play set, Animal Planet Deep Sea Shark Rescue Sub playset and a Nintendo Switch. Love you so much!! Love, Jeremy Mrs. Hughes & Mrs. Holtsclaw Kindergarten Cherryville Elementary

Dear Santa, I would like a purple lion egg, an LOL doll, a puppy, a marker board, a new book, and a computer. Love, Chloe Dear Santa, I would like a big Darth Vader toy, a new hand for Darth Vader, and a light saber. Love, Davis Dear Santa, I would like a vacuum cleaner, a computer, a book, Poppy the Troll, and a new phone. I love you Santa and I like the elves. Love, Emery Dear Santa, I would like a new game, a computer, new crayons, a new marker board, and a cat. I love you Santa. Love, Karson Dear Santa, I would like a Tablet, a real skateboard, and a scooter. Love, Drake Dear Santa, I would like a SpongeBob camper, a scooter, a Peppa house, a real skateboard, a phone, a PJ Mask set with red, blue, and green cars, an LOL doll, a microwave with pretend food, and Legos. I love you Santa. Love, Rayleigh Dear Santa, I would like a Poopsie Unicorn, aPeppa, a mouse, a fox, some crayons, a scooter, and a bike. I like your elves. Love, Sara Dear Santa, I would like a bike, iPod, a debit card for my Daddy, and a camo hat. How is Rudolph? Love, Finn Dear Santa, I would like a dragon carriage, a big Ariel doll, and a glass case. I love you Santa. Love, Thea Dear Santa, I would like a mini gun toy, playhouse, Pennywise costume, video game, Jason costume, two vampire toys with a sharp tooth, and a scooter. I love you Santa. Love, Isaiah Dear Santa, I would like a sword that lights up, the very very biggest mosasaurus with two horns on the side, and a lot of dino toys. I love you Santa and you are the best. Love, Parker Dear Santa, I would like a monster truck, hot wheels, games, scooter, and bike. How is Rudolph doing? Love, Liam

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Dear Santa, I would like a Lego train, steam train, gas truck, harvester, bale truck, Nerf gun, truck that pulls corn, and garbage truck. How are the reindeer? Love, Jordan Dear Santa, I would like a little unicorn toy, race car for my little brother, and an LOL doll toy. How is Rudolph? Love, Annabeth Dear Santa, I would like a bumble bee toy, cat toy, and a doggy. How are the elves? Love, Zyllah Dear Santa, I would like a game for PlayStation 4 Little Nightmares 2, a Spiderman toy, Goodnight Elmo, and a remote control air-plane. I love the elves. Love, Jason Dear Santa, I would like a princess Barbie doll, a video game, valentine doll Beanie Boo, and a teddy bear for Tootsie. How is Rudolph? Thank you for the Rudolph doll. Love, Shaylee Dear Santa, I would like a real baby dog, clothes, boots, scooter, princess dress, and a real baby horse. How is Rudolph? Love, Brooklynn Mrs. Shires 1st Grade Cherryville Elementary School Dear Santa, How arn you? I hav bin good. I wot to get a Pop it, OMG dos, LOL dos, a cat, ifon 13, pin, chaplen. Love you Love, Trinity Adams Dear Santa, I want a dirt bike for Christmas. I want a hover board too with handles on it. I want a street bike. And I want them all blue. Love, Brayden Carver Dear Santa, Can I hav a dog? I gud ebo me. LOL . Love yuo. Love, Tianna Epps Dear Santa, Haw is Mis Clos? I sumti git in fis but mac up. I wod lic a hamstr. And a fon. Ples can I hav a LOL and a scinse, a pop it. Mare Crismis! Love, Annslee Haas Dear Santa, Haw is yur radirs? I hav byng gud this yr. I wut sum starbucs. I wut a yellow popit. I

wut to by a chledl. I hop you luc my cres mis. Love, Maggie Harris Dear Santa, I bin a gud satu. I wat a foon. I wt a pipit. Love, Chloe Holmes Dear Santa, How aer you? Iev been good. I want a iphone12 and 100 dolrs. Rodxs. Pop its. I love you Santa. Love, Braxton Jones Dear Santa, How are you? I have ben vear good this yer. I wont a popit. Loma ball houos. Lol glaspre. Spris pet. Podses. LOL. 300 milen bolrs. Dear Santa I love you. Love, Guiliana LaMacchia Dear Santa, I love you. I was vary good this yir. I want a PS5. I want a calosil titin. I was a cutrulu toy. I want a ril birdey dragin. I hop you lik the cookes. Love, Francis Mitchell Dear Santa, How are the riandears. I have being good because I help a boy. I whant a PS5 and XBOX. I whant some 10.0000 dollars. Santa how is the starbosk. Love, Robert Ott Dear Santa, Haw ar you? I wuz good this yar.I wut a presit pet. A LOL doll. Vip pets. Arabok kron. Stufe. A Pop it. Cribabes. You injoy the cooces. Love, Julie Scism Dear Santa, A mead. Mtak. Popit Love, Madlyn Stamey Dear Santa, I would like a bippi dump truck and a mighty pup cruiser bus I have been a good boy. Tell Rudolf I say injoy Love, Travis Surratt Dear Santa, Has is the efs? I hab bin gob. I wat a popit, gansx. LOL. A tev. ifone. Love you Love, Adysin Taylor Dear Santa, Haw or the andirs? Sata I have bine good. Sata wont rarbohil holhaos. I wont a fon 13. I wont a ranbocar. I wont a gubo popit. I wont a chagplerg. I wont a OMG. I wont money. I hop you injow the coces. Love, Ava Thornburg Dear Santa, Hal are you? I bin gud. I wot a monkey piges blik. I love you. Love, Jacob Ward

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Dear Santa, Has nrusoss at wseded. I wa venet. I wa krt. I wa racr. I wa brcdetpe. I wa bandpnc koe pie. Love, Rhett Williams Dear Santa, Um Santa how are you? I have been good. May I hae a ninteo? May I have Sonic? Love, Avery Wingate Dear Santa, I bn rly good. I wont xbox. I want popit. I wont remot rasekar. I wont remot pla. I wont fish tank. Love, Ilyas Zinelabidine Miss Dixon & Mrs. Auten First Grade Cherryville Elementary Dear Santa, How are you? I have been a good boy this year. I would like some Hot Wheels please. Love, Isaiah R. Dear Santa, How are you and Misis Clos and your elf and rodof? Can I plis have a mini brand and elf glof and elf soshe for school plis and I am good and nise. I’d also like Pine Wis Slin plis. I love you! Trinity P. Dear Santa, I Love you Santa. Haw is RudoF? I em kindof good and bad. Cen you plese breg me a PS4 and plese breg me a game foor the PS4---a survivor game. Plese a pit precede (pet parakeet)? Thank you! Love, Syllis S.

Dear Santa, hoW are you doing? hoW is Miss Cluas? I been good all year. Would You please bring me a barbbe house and well you come to my house? I will have milk and cookies. Love, Tanisha C. Dear Santa, How are Your elfs Doing? How is roodof Doing? I have Been good! I would like a toBe wach plz and a case for the toBe wach plz and an elf on the shelf. thank You I love you Santa! Love, Jaxon N. Dear Santa, Howw is mis cos doin? I want a PS5 and a puppy. I have ben gooD an I want a Football. Love, Kyson J. Dear Santa, i lov santa. i bin good. ho ho ho I want a play station and a kitten. Thank you! Love, Ashton H. Dear Santa, I hop rodoFF is doin good. I love u Santa. I Bin gud. Kan I ples get a PS5 and a cute little tiger plushy. I like a mini brand with food in it too. I want a hlnit with pizza amd pepperonis on it. Santa, Yor CooL! Love, Maxton H. Dear Santa, I love you Santa! I have been a good girl this year. I would like you to bring me a Barbie dream-house and a new helmet. I would like some skates, too. Thank you for the presents. Love, Bailey B.

Dear Santa, I hop you hav a good crismis. Ples git me a magic 8 ball. Plese git me a minkraf wach. Mare Crismis Love, Finn W.

Dear Santa, HoW is the ellfs, Santa and HoW R you and Missis Klos Santa? I love you too. I will like if you bring me a huborg if you Mind to bring me a stuft animol that is of you Santa Klos ples? I love you Santa Klos. I love rodoF too. I aM a gud girl Santa Klos. I love you Linda P.

Dear Santa, hoW Are You SantA hoW is rodof I have ben good. Can I plees hav A puppy? Can i plees have A Playstashin 4? I luve You SAntA Clos!!! Love, Bentley O.

Dear Santa, I hoop you are duing good. I am being good,. I wish I can have a scrunche and a cup and the last oun a puzl plees? Thank You Love, Zaylii W.

Dear Santa, I LoVe you Santa. I’ve been a good girl and my bruvr has been good too. Ples I wont for Crismis a hamstrr and a vilinn and a cagh for a hamstrr and a elf on the shlf. PS I Love Santa thanq wiw Love, Kaelynn B. Dear Santa, I hope you aer gud and I hope roodoF is good to. I hav bin gode so kean you bring a hot wels set plese and a car I can griv bI meiself and a chruk for mavrik? Plese also breg me a bik because my tire is popped. Love, Carter W.

Dear Santa, Haw is Miss CLows dooing? Shud I get Legos? Me and my sistr? I love my plae stachin. Can you dring me a noow gam—a Sonic game? I am going to lev sum cuces and mik. Love, Leonel U. Mrs. Harrill 1st Grade Cherrryville Elementary Dear Santa, Thank you for my priests last yir. This yir can i lev on the tabol some pound cake to giv you sum. Can I hav a pet elf and a babe doll gesis? I hav bin good. Love, Piper Goins

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Dear Santa, Thank you for my gifts last year. This year can you please bring me Magic Mixees and 50 monster trucks and a x-box? I love you Santa! Love River Adams Dear Santa, Thank you for my gifts last year. THis year could you please bring me a skateboard and a xbox and a pet dog and a pet puppy to. Also a nintendo switch and a bike. How are you and Msis Clas doing? I have been good. Love, Alex Paysour-Evans Dear Santa, Thank you for my gifts last year. I hop you are doing good. Ive ben good this year. This year could you bring me a Mario Party 9 game please? Love Jaxon Simpson Thank you for my gifts last year. May I have the LOL doll house and I have bin good this year. I hope you are doowing good and may I have a stuffy owl? I promise I will giv you cookies. Love Rosalind Shuford Dear Santa, Thank you for my gifs last year. I hop you and mis cause are good. I hav bin good this year. This year could you please bring me a puppy, a magic mixer, a x-box, tv, and a swimming pool. Love Lilly Jackson Dear Santa, Thank you for my gifts last year. How have you ben doing? Have you ben good? I have ben good. This year could you please bring me Blay Blaze game and a basketball goal? Love Bridger Morrow Dear Santa, Thank you for the gifts last year. How are you doing today? This year I want a Blay Blaze game and I want a pet elf and a scorpious Rex. I love you Santa Claus. Parker Boyd THank you for my gifts last year. I have ben good. How are you? I want a snowboard this year. Love you Santa Za’Nala Jefferies Dear Santa, Thank you for my gifts Santa. Could you bring me an animal snowman, a snowman puppy, Chicago Bulls tshirt, a remote control car, a big digger, a toy octopus, a jet pack and x box. Love, Gunnar Shedd

Dear Santa, Thank you for the priensts last year. I have a gift for you. I hop you lik it. Can I have thees things? I ‘v been gud. How hav you bin? Can I hav a toy Compy? Can I have a toy Galumimith? Can i hav a toy scorpious Rex. Can I hav a toy trisotops looking thing? Last can I have a new Yoshee game. Love, Henry Shuford Thank you for my gifts. I have ben god. Theis year could you please bring me a Nintendo Switch? Love, Dalton Goode Dear Santa, Thank you for giving me presents last year. I have been good. Can you get me a remote control car, a toy car that can swim underwater, and a basketball goal. Love, Avian Brooks Dear Santa, Thank you for the presents last year. I have been good this year. My sister has been bad. Could you bring me an elf pet and a swimming pool? Love, Benson Bryant Dear Santa, Thank you for for my gifts last year. This year could you please bring me a mermaid and a swim-ming pool? Love, Ellanna Black Dear Santa, Thank you Santa for bringing my toys. Now I am going to treat you back. I am going to give you a bowl of cookies and milk and carrots for the deer. Could you bring me a large digger to dig in the sand. Love, Henry Clemmer Dear Santa, Thank you for my gifts last year. This year could you please bring me a Blay Blaze game and a swimming pool. Love, Easton Lane Dear Santa, Thank you for my presents last year. I have been a good girl. Could you bring me an

Dear Santa, Thank you for my gifts last year. How are you doing this year? I have bin good this year. May I plese have a x-box for the game called The Hunter Call of the Wild? Thank you have a good day. Love, Lawson Walls

uni-corn, a llama, and a bow and arrow. Love, Hallie Shires Ms. Hendrick First Grade Cherryville Elementary Dear Santa, How are the reindeers doing?Thank you for my presents last year, especially the American Girl doll bunk bed! This year I would like an iPhone, American girls doll clothes, and some shoes for my American Girl Dolls! Thank you so much Love, Alli Anthony Dear Santa, Thank you for my blocks last year. This year I would like a toilet paper gun, a big and little controller car, its blue, and I want a pop it. I would also like a phone! Love, Ashton Boclair’ Allen Dear Santa, How do the reindeer fly? Thank you for the presents last year. This year I would like some new legos, and some new math stuff, and science stuff. Thank you Santa! Love, Tyler Brazzell Dear Santa, I want a real live Tiger! I would also like the tiger to be my friend! I think I want some legos too! Thank you Santa! I have been a good girl! Love, Bella Coffey Dear Santa, Thank you for the presents the other week! This year I want some slime, and I want a stuffed animal unicorn, and last I would like a ball! Thank you so much Santa! Love, Annabella Ruby D’Alessandro

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Dear Santa, I want you to wear a blue suit this year! This year I would like a bunch of hot wheels with tracks. That’s all! Thank you Santa! Love, Jaden Darling Dear Santa, How is the North Pole? Is it snowing today? Thank you for my presents last year! I really loved my LOL house you gave me. This year I want candy! I would also like an iPod and even more candy! Thank you Santa! Love, Maggie Day Dear Santa, I will have legos. I will also like to have a PS5. I also want a godzilla. Thank you Santa! You are a nice guy! Love, Collin Dellinger Dear Santa, I have been a good boy this year! I would like a lego set! They are my favorite! I would also like my elf Charlie to come back! Thank you Santa! Love, Parker Digh

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eton. Then I want some elves and gnomes on the shelf! Thank you Santa! Love, Jaxen Granieri Dear Santa, Thank you for giving me presents! I love you Santa! This year I would like a stuffed animal tiger. I would also like to have a Barbie and a ball! Love, Sadie Harris Dear Santa, How are the reindeers doing? Can you send me a recipe for reindeer food? May I have pop-its and fidgets, an American Girl Doll fridge, and squishees? Thank you Santa! Love, Lilly Kate Harrison Dear Santa, How does the lady in the house make the cookies? This year I have been a really good girl!! I would like a BIG teddy bear! I would also like some cookies from Mrs. Claus! Also, could I please get a tablet! Thank you Santa! Love, Charlie Hoyle

Dear Santa, How are the elves doing? This year I have been a really good boy! I would like legos, a really big pop-it, and maybe a basketball goal to go with my basketball! Thank you Santa! Love, Joey Garrett

Dear Santa, How are the elves doing? Thank you for the toys that I got last year! I would really like an iPad! I want a GIANT teddy bear and I would like a puppy! Thank you Santa!! Love, Ali’yonna Hunter

Dear Santa, I would like for you to call me again this year with your elf on the shelf and a gnome. I would like for my christmas list is Jack Skeleton, I would also like some green screens that show Jack Skel-

Dear Santa, Can you please call me this year? I would like a pop-it and I would like a dolphin stuffed animal!! I would also like a new puppy! Thank you Santa! Love, Kinslee Philbeck

Dear Santa, Is it cold at the North Pole? Thank you for my presents last year! This year I want a hoverboard and a PS5! Thank you Santa! Love, D’Avon Sewell Dear Santa, Did the reindeer like the food I gave them last year? I have been a really good girl this year! This year I would like a drone! I would also like a glow in the dark skateboard! Thank you Santa! Love, Ella Shuford Dear Santa, I hope you have a good Christmas! Last year we put down reindeer food for your reindeer. Did they like it? For Christmas, I want a full ironman football suit. I would also like a glow in the dark LED that you can hook up to your bike. Lastly, I would like a real football with the ironmen logo on it! Thank you Santa! Love, Brody Thornburg Mrs. Reed 1st Grade Cherryville Elementary Dear Santa, Santa can you bring me RoBlox toys, a toy sword, and Among Us pillows. Thank you! Love, Wyatt Dear Santa, Hi Santa! How are the Elves? What are the elves up to? I would like a Gabby’s Dollhouse, toy food set, and some Gabby’s dolls. Thank you for your help. Love, Maddie

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Dear Santa, I would like a toy 18 wheeler, a hoverboard, and a remote control car. Thank you! Love, Joseph Dear Santa, Hi Santa! May I please have a dragon toy, princess mirror table, and an Elsa toy with microphone? Thank you! Love, Maggie Dear Santa, Thank you for giving me toys every year and art supplies. I would like a Dora karaoke and a makeup kit and a drone. Please Santa. Love, Piper Dear Santa, Hey Santa, how are you and the reindeer? I would like a LOL house and a dollhouse and a Frozen Legos set. Thank you. Love, Lily Dear Santa, Hi Santa! How are your reindeers? Can I please have a Gabby dollhouse and a hoverboard and a manicure set? I love you. Merry Christmas! Thank you. Love, Hadley Dear Santa, Hi Santa! How are you doing? How are your reindeers doing? I know something. Reindeers are animals. I would like 3 toys please. Can I have a toy gun and Mario figurines and the last toy – a Lego train. Please Santa. Thank you. Love, Rudra

Dear Santa, Hi Santa! Are the elves busy? I love you. I would like a My Little Pony set and a manicure set and Disney princess dolls please. Thank you! Love, Abby Dear Santa, Hi Santa! How are your elves doing? Are they busy? I would like baby princess dolls, a JoJo motorcycle, and mini brands. Please!!!! Love, Savannah Dear Santa, Can I have these 3 things. A toy ball gun, toy sniper, and toy dinosaur gun. Love, Joey Dear Santa, Hi Santa! How are your reindeer? I would like a basketball Funko Pop. I would like Among Us pillows. I would like a Mar-io Lego set. Please. Love, Connor Dear Santa, How are you today? Are you busy today? I would like a Lego Jeep, Minecraft Legos, and a hoverboard please. Love, Jacob Dear Santa, Can you get me a camera and can you get me a makeup set and a mini bookbag please. Love, Jada Dear Santa, Hi Santa! Is the North Pole good? Please can I have a bookbag with nail polish and OMG dolls and an art easel? Please. I love you Santa! We love you Santa. Love, Ella

Mrs. Willis 2nd Grade Cherryville Elementary Dear Santa, Merry Christmas! Thank you for being so good and giving toys to all the children in the world. We are being very good at school, and we would like to tell you some things we want for Christmas this year. Please look at our list below. Love, Mrs. Willis’ 2nd Grade Cherryville Elementary Alexa - $200 Robux and Barbie House A’Lyric - LOL Doll House and a puppy Ava - $1000 Robux and Heely’s Brandon - a kitten Breina - Barbie and Jojo Siwa doll Brycen - XBox 5 and a drone Cameron - a bait caster fishing rod and cast net Eli - a drone and a Hoverboard Ethan - a remote control car and a dirt bike Grace - a camouflage jacket and a VR headset Hannah - a puppy and $100 Robux Kaitlyn - Barbie Dream House and a puppy Payton - a boy German Shepherd and $2000 Robux Maxie - a scooter and a remote control car Riley - a bike and a toy motorcycle Scottlynn - Hoverboard and a doll house Tyrus - VR headset and PC Zayden - a laptop and a cat Thank you Santa!

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Ironmen men’s varsity hoops team currently 3-1 overall by MICHAEL E. POWELL Editor michael@cfmedia.info

The 2021 CHS Ironmen varsity men’s roundball team appears to be off to a decent start as they are currently 3-1, though their coaches know the season is still young, much like the team itself. Head coach Scott Harrill noted his Ironmen traveled to Shelby last week (Tuesday, Nov. 30) to take on former Ironmen point guard Darius Howell’s Pinnacle Eagles. Harrill said, “The Ironmen were led by Landon Hahn with 12 points, and Carson Kelly with 11 points,” scoring in double digits for the night. Rounding out the scorers in this matchup were Gavin Cease, who had 9 points, 10 rebounds; Collin Huss with 9 points; Numerius Good with 8 points and 5 assists; Chance Hunt with 7 points; Jack Mulvey with 9 points; and Ethan Honeyman with 2 points. Harrill was glad to see the Ironmen start the season at 2-0 with the victory. Things were a little different with the CHS men’s second crack at the North Gaston Wildcats, who handed the Ironmen a 65-57 loss in this road game. Coach Harrill noted the Ironmen came back from being down 12 points to start the fourth quarter, only to go cold the last three minutes and drop a close one to the Wildcats. Harrill said Carson Kelly led the Ironmen with 17 points, and Numerius Good’s 12 points, and Landon Hahn’s 11 points were the double-digit scorers in this one. Gavin Cease had 4, Jack Mulvey 6, Darrien Floyd 2, and Cooper Sloan had 5 points to round things out for the Ironmen. The West Lincoln Rebels came to town on Friday,

Lady Ironman Gabbie McCorkle dribbles around the block by her teammate, Evionna McDowell, as she looks for someone to pass the ball to. (photos by MEP/The Eagle/CF Media) Dec. 3, and started things off by handing the JV men and the Lady Ironmen teams losses. The JV’s lost to the JV Rebels 58-66, while the Lady Ironmen lost to the Lady Rebels by a score of 17-59. The leading scorer for the ladies was Gabbie McCorkle, who had 7 points, followed by Krista Davis and Evionna McDowell who each had 3 points. Terayha Bess and Ragan Hovis each had 2 points apiece. The Ironmen varsity men then took to the court and proceeded to do what they do best; start slow, then kick out the jams once they find their rhythm and shooting lanes. That said, they plow into much larger teams with a speed and accuracy that stuns and baffles their opponents to the point of upending any sort of strategy that opposing team might have come into Nixon Gym with in the first place. The hot shooter on the night was Carson Kelly with 21 points, followed by Landon Hahn with 17 points. Hahn’s athleticism on the Bud Black Court last Friday night was astounding as he, at one point, literally snatched a passed ball right

out of the anticipating hands of the Rebel player and took it down court for the CHS basket. Senior player Jack Mulvey, equally athletic, scored 12 points, followed by Numerius Good and Khanye Kennedy’s 7 points each. Seniors Cooper Sloan and Gavin Cease each scored 3 points apiece and Collin Huss had 1 point on a free throw. Coach Harrill said the boys played really hard, adding, “I am so happy with the progress the young team has made.” He continued, “The student section was electric and brought so much passion to the game. We can’t wait to be back home Tuesday night (against Fred Foard) and at then back at West Lincoln on Friday.” The Ironmen played Fred T. Foard at Nixon on Tuesday, Dec. 7, and will be away at West Lincoln on Friday, Dec. 10, with the JV game starting at 4:30 p.m.; the Lady Ironmen at 6 p.m., and the varsity men right after their game. (Additional info and stats by Susan L. Powell and CHS AD Scott Harrill)

Heavily defended by the West Lincoln player, Lady Ironman Ragan Hovis prepares to shoot a basket.

CHS Lady Ironman Evionna McDowell takes her foul shots in last Friday’s home game against the Lady Rebels of West Lincoln.

Ironman Landon Hahn shoots a free throw against the Rebels of West Lincoln.

Ironmen wrestlers do well for CHS in recent matches Carson Kelly (#12) in his now-familiar stance just before he shoots a three-pointer. Kelly had six three-pointers against the West Lincoln varsity men.

CHS Ironmen player Numerius Good makes a move against the West Lincoln defender at last Friday’s home game.

Three CHS Ironmen wrestlers had a great match in last Saturday’s Ironmen Open, held in Cherryville. Their Head Coach is Matt Powers. Mason Grindstaff, Chase Miller, and Tobias Miller had a stellar day as Grindstaff defeated Shelby’s Izreal Wrighton in a 13-7 decision in the 182pound title match at the CHS-hosted Open. Grindstaff’s teammate on the mats, Chase Miller defeated Lincolnton Wolves wrestler, Josh White (a 10-7 division), to earn the top honors in the 160-pound weight class. Ironman Tobias Miller won his match over South Point wrestler Thien Nguyen in the 195-pound division. Miller’s win came via a fall to earn him first place at the CHShosted Open. These three young athletes also played football for Coach Tim Pruitt and the CHS Ironmen in the 2021 season. Chase Miller and To-

bias Miller also did well at the Gaston-Lincoln Tournament on Nov. 23. Chase took the 160-pound

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HAVE A STORAGE BUILDING NOT USING, OUTGROWN IT? Sell it, trade in for new bigger one. We take trades, we buy used buildings. Must be factory built, able to move. J. Johnson Sales INC. 828-245-5895.

CASH FOR YOUR RECORD ALBUMS. Call Ron. (919) 314-7579

LINCOLN ELECTRIC WELDER. Weld-Pack 100 and utility cart for sale. 120 volt, self-feed mig welder. $650. 570-4196654.

ROOFING, SIDING, GUTTERS, LEAF GUARDS. TIM’S ROOF CONTRACTORS IS YOUR LOCAL PROFESSIONAL ON ALL TYPES OF SHINGLE ROOFING, METAL ROOFING, FLAT ROOFING AND WE INSTALL ALL STYLES AND COLORS OF VINYL SIDING, SOFFITS, FASCIA TRIM AND ALUMINUM WRAP. WE ARE HIGHLY RATED ON GOOGLE 4.9 STARS WITH 162 REVIEWS/ BBB ACCREDITED WITH AN A+ RATING/ BACKGROUND CHECKED PLUS OWENS CORNING PREFERRED CONTRACTORS STATUS. WE OFFER FREE QUOTES / ROOFING REPAIRS AND REPLACEMENT SERVICES. CALL US TO TALK TO THE LOCAL PRO FOR SERVICES IN CLEVELAND, GASTON, LINCOLN AND RUTHERFORD COUNTIES. CALL US TODAY 980-522-5606 OR CONTACT US THROUGH OUR WEBSITE TIMSROOF. COM. WE WOULD LIKE TO EARN YOUR BUSINESS. (980) 522-5606 SALES@ TIMSROOF.COM SHIPMAN’S MASONRY- 48 YEARS EXPERIENCE. Brick, Block & Stone, Outside Fireplaces, Foundations, Underpinnings. “Free Estimates”. 1st Quality Work! (863) 532-1587 PAINTING SERVICES. Over 25 years experience, affordable prices. Professional results. References available. Free estimates. Charles, or leave message. (704) 435-8062.

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

TIRES AND WHEELS FOR DODGE. 2 sets for dodge 2500. 1 set is new and the other about 1500 miles. 275x70x18 $1000 for new $600 for used or $1400.00 for both! (704) 7470526 twin2226@yahoo.com

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

VINTAGE PLACE, 2740 CARLA DRIVE POLKVILLE. Open Tuesday-Saturday 8am-2pm until Christmas. Best Christmas gifts, good clothes for women, men, boys, shoes, etc. Tools, bikes, toys, lamps, homemade pickles, thousands more items from A-Z. TRUNK LOADS OF ITEMS for sale for $25.00. Ladies clothes-size M, Ladies shoessize 8 and handbags. 704-5389605. MORGAN’S FIREWOOD SERVICE. Green oak, small stove wood. $75, delivered. Call 828395-0758 6” HEAVY DUTY STOVE PIPE. Coon traps, Maltese dog. (704) 538-3809

CHINA CABINET LIKE NEW. Good condition $350. (704) 482-7274 DON’T WAIT. MOVING SALE. Big Carpet Machine, Fork Lift, Metal Shelving, Desks, Tools, Roof Jacks, Metal Cabinets, Job Box, Tool Boxes, Tar Kettle, Paint Sprayers and 1998 Chevy 1 Ton Pick Up. 116 Rogers Street, Shelby, NC 28150, or 704-477-0516.

SOUND EQUIPMENT ALL PEVEY. 4 DM 112, 4DM 118 SUB WOOFERS, 24 CHANNEL FX MIX BOARD, ROLAND RD150 ELECTRIC KEY BOARD, 5 PEAVEY WIRED MIC’S, 1 WIRELESS MIC, STAGE LIGHTS AND ALL CONTROLLERS, MIC STANDS, GUITAR STANDS, ALL WIRING AND CONNECTOR. IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, NO FINANCE, CASH SALE ONLY, NON- NEGOTIABLE! CONTACT 828310-3602 (828) 310-3602 majohnson0661@gmail.com ENCLOSED TRAILERS IN STOCK! 6’x10’, 6’x12’, 7’x12’ and 7’x16’ contact J. Johnson Sales, Inc., Forest City. (828) 245-5895

YARD SALES

FLAG POLES, FLAGS IN STOCK. Pickup or we deliver and install available. J. Johnson Sales INC, Forest City. Call 828-245-5895.

16’X40’ OR TWO STORY BUILDINGS BUILT ON SITE. 1 DAY INSTALL. J. Johnson Sales INC. 828-245-5895.

FOUR CEMETERY PLOTS. Located at Cleveland Memorial Park in Shelby, NC. All four plots are next to sidewalk at the Bell Tower “Great Location”. $2000 each or all four $7000. call (704) 466-8295

CARPORTS, GARAGES, BUILDINGS, RV, BOAT COVERS IN STOCK. Areas largest on site display. Best selection, quality price. J. Johnson Sales, Inc. 2690 Hwy. 221S., Forest City. 828-245-5895. FIREWOOD FOR SALE. Full size truck $120, short bed $80, 9’ dump truck $250. Seasoned wood & fire pit wood. Delivery available. (828) 461-2379 FIREWOOD FOR SALE. Long wheelbase load. Fully loaded. $70.00/load. Delivered. 864-492-4793 or 803627-9408.

WANT TO BUY CARS, TRUCKS. Trailers, Tractors, Farm Equipment. Must have ID and proof of ownership. Callahan’s Towing. (704) 692-1006 LIFT CHAIR. heavy duty. Call: 828-429-7710 WANTED: OLD AND NEW AMMO. Reloading supplies. Call 828-245-6756 or cell # 828-289-1488.

FARM & GARDEN DEER CORN, HAY PRESSURE TREATED LUMBER. 60 lbs shelled deer corn, $7.00; 50 lbs corn on the cob, $7.00; Pressure Treated Lumber, 4X4X7, $10.00; 2021 Spring Cut Hay Square Bale, $4.00. (828) 289-9043 FREE HORSE MANURE COMPOST. Free composted horse manure. Great for gardens. Located in Bostic, NC. (828) 447-0652 FORD TRACTOR FOR SALE. Model 860, Runs great, new tires. Lots of new parts. $5,250 or OBO. Call Randy for more info:704-472-7800.

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CHIHUAHUA PUPPIES FOR SALE. Pure breed, 3 males, 1 female. $350 each, 704-418-9244. BLACK LAB $200. Small Lap Dogs: Chihuahua & Feist Mix. “Will stay small forever!” Call (704) 259-3712 MALE GREY TABBY KITTEN. Nearly 1 year old. Needs good loving home, also 4 young kittens. (828) 201-0133 ADULT QUAIL $5 EACH. Quail Chicks $1.50 ea. Quail eggs $3 per doz, 50% hatch rate guaranteed. (704) 476-9943

WOOD SPLITTER 5HP. $600. Cages for wood $25. Feed barrels, plastic $20. Burning Barrels $10. Totes, 275 gallon $75-$100. 15 gallon jugs for fuel $20. Jeff, Hickory, NC (828) 327-4782

FESCUE HAY FOR SALE. $4.50 per bale. Call 704-5834110. If no answer leave message.

UTILITY BUILDINGS, STORAGE BUILDINGS. Steel, Wood, Vinyl. Some fully insulated, 1 to 2 day delivery if buy from stock. Cash or low down payment with monthly payments. No credit ok. J. Johnson Sales INC. 828-245-5895.

ALL METAL GARAGES. Big Discounts! Zero down. Call for more details. 828-382-0455.

TOO LAZY FOR YARDSALE. De’Longhi Electric Space Heater 1500W $45, Dirt Devil Swift Stick $10, Used GE Microwave $15, New Offset Umbrella Cover $20 still in packaging Tan in color, Bedside Toilet Seat Never Used $50, Bath Chair $15, various women’s leather motorcycle items size 8/ medium. Kenmore Electric Sewing Machine in cabinet, make an offer. (704) 476-5113

RIDING/PUSH MOWERS, GARDEN TILLERS, GOKARTS, MINI-BIKES. Ready to mow. All in excellent condition. Can deliver, 30+ years experience in repair work. 828980-0853, 704-476-9383.

UNIQUE ANTIQUE STATION: Farm House Decor, Antiques, Collectibles, Vintage Toys, Jewelry and MORE. Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-5pm. 985 US 74 Business Hwy., Ellenboro. Find us on FB. 828-382-0075.

FOR SALE

FIREWOOD FOR SALE. All types already split. Can deliver. Truck & Trailer loads, starting at $75. Will negotiate. 704466-7623

TWO CEMETERY LOTS for sale at Cleveland County Cemetery. $1,000/each. 828289-3601.

ANTIQUES

VINTAGE PLACE, 2740 CARLA DRIVE POLKVILLE. Open Tuesday-Saturday 8am2pm until Christmas. Best Christmas gifts, good clothes for women, men, boys, shoes, etc. Tools, bikes, toys, lamps, homemade pickles, thousands more items from A-Z.

VINTAGE MARANTZ RECEIVER- BOSE SPEAKERS. Vintage Marantz RS 3559 A/V Receiver Century Collection Champagne Steel Rare - includes Remote Control - $500. Bose Acoustimass5 Series3 Speaker System - $200. (352) 359-1444 K2RMA@arrl.net

SHOP VAC $40. 70” Wood blind $40, 25 Surgical Masks $3, TV mount $20, 5 piece card table set $40. 704-974-5706.

DUMP TRAILERS “WE GOT ‘EM”. 6’x10’, 6’x12’ and 7’x14’ (5 & 7 Ton) “All the Options on All! contact J. Johnson Sales, Inc., Forest City. (828) 2455895

CLEVELAND COUNTY

HORSE QUALITY HAY. Square and round bales. Call (704) 487-6855

HEIL QUAKER CORPORATION OIL FURNACE. 85,000 BTU. Good condition. $400.00 or best offer. 828-248-8060.

MENS CLOTHING 46-48: TOP COATS, jackets & brief case. Ladies clothing 14-16: dresses, jackets, skirts. Oak desk, antique tables, antique cherry small crib for dolls. Copper hanging pot holder. Miscellaneous furniture. 386299-1161.

FULL TIME MAINTENANCE MAN NEEDED. Maintain rental properties. Must have valid NC Drivers license. Pay depends on experience. (704) 473-4299

Deadline: Friday at 12:00 Noon

NEW 40 PC CHRISTMAS DISHES. 8pc glasses, 60x84 tablecloth, Holly Pattern. Cost $90. Sale $55. New 20pc Christmas Dishes, CokeCola/ Snowman Pattern, Collectible. Cost $50. Sale $25. 828-2483402. Please leave message.

GOLDENDOODLE F1B PUPS, HOME RAISED. Hands on from day one. Ready Dec 22nd. Will be vetted, with first puppy shots and parasite free. Have 10, 5 have deposits. $1500. For questions and more pictures text. Marion (386) 365-9703 pamtn648@gmail.com FREE KITTENS to a good inside home. Call 704-419 9413 (anytime) or call 828201-3861 after 4pm.

PURE RAW LOCAL HONEY. $18 per quart, $10 per pint. Produced in Rutherford County. Call or text Jackson Corbin, 828-980-1823.

TEACUP YORKIE POO CHI. Teacup Yorkie Poo Chi, blonde, male, 2 1/2 years old, been neutered. $500. Toy Multi Poo Female puppy. 12 wks old, shots UTD, formed, vet checked. $1500. 828-3910919.

FOR SALE Great Deal! Ceramic Kiln 31 inches Tall Outside 22 inches Top Inside 17x19 call 704-487-7715

YOUNG ADULT RESCUE CATS. Spayed & neutered. Males $80, females $125. Call for selection. (828) 391-0919

REFRIGERATORS, STOVES, WASHERS, DRYERS. Discount Prices. 1205 Earl Road, Shelby NC. (704) 487-4443

WANT TO BUY WE BUY JUNK VEHICLES WE BUY JUNK CARS, TRUCKS AND VANS ANY CONDITION MUST HAVE PROOF OF OWNERSHIP AND ID (704) 487-5244 CRESTMIDDLE@AOL.COM DANNY’S AUTOWERKS. Buying used or junk cars. Competitive prices. Call Danny 828-289-3081 or Jimmy 828-289-1175. WANT TO BUY Cedar Logs. Paying $1.00 per foot Intrenational Scale. We Also Sell Custom Hunting Blinds. Lets discuss. 627 Dixon Road, Ellenboro, NC 28040 WE BUY USED TRAILERS with Titles. J. Johnson Sales Inc. Call 828-245-5895. WANT TO BUY. ATV’s, PopUp Campers and Small Travel Trailers. Call 828-429-3935. I PAY CASH FOR DIABETIC TEST STRIPS. Up to $10 per 100ct. Must be Unused, Unexpired. I’m local and pay fast. (828) 577-4197 CASH FOR YOUR CAR running or not, title or no title. Call Charles Dellinger at Red Road Towing. 704692-6767, (704) 487-0228

BICHON FRISE PUPPIES FOR SALE BEAUTIFUL BICHON FRISE PUPPIES, 1 FEMALE & 4 MALES, WILL BE READY ON DEC. 20TH, JUST IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS! LITTER IS CKC REGISTERED. PARENTS ARE CKC PEDIGREED & ARE ON-SITE WITH PUPPIES. CAN BE SEEN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. LOCATED IN RUTHERFORD COUNTY, NC. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE - TAKING DEPOSITS NOW VIA PAYPAL OR CASH. VERY HEALTHY, FRIENDLY, VET CHECKED. (828) 289-1306 STEVECROSS22@YAHOO.COM AMERICAN BULLY PUPPIES FOR SALE. 7 weeks old, First set of shots given. $300 each. 864-619-9521. RARE BLUE MERLE POMERANIAN. 5 months old female, 1.5 lbs. 1st shots, will stay small. Everything goes with her. $1650. (704) 4736789

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PETS & LIVESTOCK YORKIES 2 MALES LEFT! Two Traditional black and tan male Yorkies. Raised in our home under foot. Loved and cared for all day long. Vet checked, first shots, dewormed, tails docked, dewclaws removed. $1200. $100 deposit will hold your bundle of joy available 12/9/21. Call 704-692-3698 to schedule a FaceTime or visit. Shelby, NC area. (704) 692-3698 CHINESE SHAR-PEI PUPPIES. Full blooded Chinese Shar-pei puppies $1700 AKC registered, with a pedigree blood line traced back 4 generations. The babies already covered in wrinkles. Possibly ready for Christmas TIME. Taking $300 nonrefundable deposits. You can come see your puppy anytime you want, also can send videos of the baby growing. Only serious inquires. Call or message for more pictures. (910) 605-1987 Sandtired@ hotmail.com LOVE UNDER THE TREE. 2 Reg Yorkies, 3 Parti Yorkies. All shots / dewormed up to date. Vet certified. CKC certified. Christmas discounted at $1,000.00 each. Taking deposits. (704) 473-7042 rvcollins70@gmail.com

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4 CKC GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPPIES. We have 4 sweet babies looking for their forever homes. The will be ready around Thanksgiving. They are vet checked. Asking $600 each. 3 males and 1 female. (704) 734-7088 joelovestina1@gmail.com

1998 DODGE CARAVAN Handicap Van, Braunabilty, side entry ramp, 160,000 miles, $3,900, 828-201-9984.

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MOBILE HOMES & APARTMENTS. In Kings Mountain. Price starting at $100 per week. Call (704) 739-4417

2 BEDROOM, 1 BATH, MOBILE HOME. Outside City of Kings Mountain, on a large private lot, not pets, references required. Call 704-4183790

OAKLAND ROAD 2BR APARTMENT. Like new. Appliances, sewer, water, garbage included. $595. Small efficiency all utilities included. $450 plus deposit/references. 828-248-1776.

DOG KENNELS. 7x7, 5x10, 10x10, 10x20, 20x20 tops, split kennels. Pickup or we deliver and install available. J. Johnson Sales INC, Forest City. 828245-5895.

CARS & TRUCKS

2002 FORD CROWN VICTORIA. 81,447 miles, good condition. Everything power works. Serious Inquiries only, $5500. (704) 300-2783 2015 DODGE JOURNEY. Navy Blue, 3 rows, new tires, automatic, 143,000 miles, 2.4 liter engine, $9500 or OBO. 704-472-7741.

VACATIONS OCEAN LAKES MYRTLE BEACH. Cottage N34. 2 bedroom, 2 bath, den, kitchen, dining, covered deck, near country store. Call Dorcas, 803-718-2659.

1996 FORD F-150 57,938 miles. $1833, 5.0L engine, garage kept, more info at dvu284@tdyemail. com, very clean inside and out. (910) 427-9810 1993 FORD TAURUS $950 cash. Call anytime. (704) 482-6010 1997 FORD RANGER XLT. extended cab, 4x4, 4.0 engine, automatic transmission, runs great. 132K miles. $3500.00. 828-287-3820

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DW 2018 MOBILE HOME. For Sale. Never Been Lived In- .63 lot, 4BR, 2BA. #3 School District. 980-4045200. (980) 404-5200 hardinw7@yahoo.com

NO HEAT BILLS HERE! 1 bedroom apartment, small complex, excellent location, Shelby. Second floor. Not HAP eligible. No pets or smoking. Heat & water included in $525 month. (704) 487-5480

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

2 BEDROOM, 1 BATH HOUSE. With carport, big yard. No inside pets. Faith Baptist Church area. $750 month, $750 deposit. (704) 472-7187 NICE COUNTRY LIVING. 2 or 3BR mobile homes for rent. 10 minutes from Shelby. NO PETS. Seniors welcome. No Texts. 843-957-9299. MOVE IN SPECIAL. 2 & 3 Bedroom, deposit required. $195 weekly rates. Includes power and water. NO PETS. Visit us online at Oakwood Rentals, Shelby. Call (704) 473-4299 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, (704) 482-7723

FOR RENT IN HISTORIC DOWNTOWN Forest City. Walk to most everything. Quiet, settled neighbors. 1BR apartment, large rooms, studio/office area, energy efficient, hardwood floors, carport. References. Large 3BR, 2 bath, 9 ft. ceilings, hardwood floors, garage, porches, fenced, energy efficient. References. Call 828-248-1638. 3 BEDROOM BRICK HOUSE in Forest City. Central heat and air. Leave a message $950 plus deposit (828) 4587403

HICKORY CREEK APARTMENTS FOR SENIORS. (62 and older), disabled (50 and older). Shelby. Now taking applications for waiting list. 418 East Warren Street, (704) 487-6354 LAUREL HILL APARTMENTS. Will stop taking applications effective December 1, 2021 for our 1 bedroom waiting lists. 704-487-1114

2 & 3 BEDROOM MOBILE HOMES. Small private park between Spindale and Forest City. Starting at $500 per month. 828-382-0475.

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Two CHS spikers named to SPC 1A/2A All-Conference team by MICHAEL E. POWELL Editor michael@cfmedia.info

Two CHS Lady Ironmen volleyball players were recently named to the 2021 Southern Piedmont Conference 1A/2A All-Conference squad, according to information from CHS coach Leigh Kiser and CHS AD Coach Scott Harrill. The two – junior, Rileigh Kiser, and senior, Terayha Bess – were, according to their head coach, Leigh Kiser, stats leaders for the Lady Ironmen on the court. They were two of 11 ladies chosen from the following SPC 1A/2A schools: Cherryville High School; Highland Tech; Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy; East Gaston High School; Bessemer City High School; Shelby High School; and Burns High School. Three Lady Rams were se-

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and the Player of the Year is Highland Tech’s Ashlynn Stephens. When Coach Kiser named her players who were selected as Southern Piedmont All-Conference members for this season, she said, “This is Bess’s first time being named All-Conference.” According to Kiser, Bess led the ironmen with 196 kills, had an 87.3 serve percentage with 34 aces, and contributed 21 total blocks. Kiser continued, “Terayha left her mark on the volleyball record book, finishing her career fifth in blocks, and eighth in career kills.” Rileigh was named to the All-Conference squad for the third time, said Coach Kiser, adding she joins Bayleigh Henley as the only Lady Ironmen to receive that honor. For the season Rileigh had 516 assists, led the team with 272 digs and

87 serve aces, had an 85.7 serve percentage, and chipped in 73 kills from the setter position. As a junior, Rileigh has the single season and career record for serve aces, went over the 1,000 assists mark – done only by Henley – and is currently third all-time in defensive digs. Kiser said these two Lady Ironmen deserved to be honored and she was proud of them both for the successful season that they had. Coach Kiser also noted this about her two All-Conference players, “These two ladies led us in all categories. Rileigh led us in number of aces, assists, and digs while Terayha led us in kills. Terayha also was our all-time leading scorer, and I have to say, both of them were big leaders for us on the court.” The Lady Ironmen’s home court is the Bud Black Court in Nixon Gym.

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by MIKE POWELL Special to the Eagle

The top players from Cherryville, Bessemer City and Highland Tech, along with those from 13 other schools, will compete in the West/Midwest All-Star Basketball Games March 19, 2022, at Cherokee High School. Members of the event’s executive committee met Oct. 13 to finalize plans for the annual event, which is now in its eighth year, and is directed by longtime Cherryville assistant basketball coach Dr. Bud Black. Both girls’ and boys’ games are scheduled, and the event will occur after the North Carolina High School Athletics Association championship games have been completed. The Midwest schools from which top players will

be drawn are Avery, Bessemer City, Cherryville, Draughn, Highland Tech, Mitchell, Rosman, Mountain Heritage and Thomas Jefferson. The West teams will feature players named to All-Conference teams and voted on by coaches. In the Midwest, one player will be named from each participating school. Teams in the West division are Cherokee, Highlands, Hayesville, Murphy, Hiwassee Dam, Nantahala, Andrews, Blue Ridge, Swain and Robbinsville. Among the officials attending the Oct. 13 virtual meeting were Black, Gaston County Board of Education member Lee Dedmon, treasurer and Cherryville athletics director Scott Harrill and media representative Mike Powell.