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2021 Legion banquet a great start to Cherryville-hosted State Tournament by MICHAEL E. POWELL Editor

In preparation for their 2021 NC State Tournament, held here in Cherryville for the second year since the COVID-19 shutdown of 2020, the Post 100 American Legion hosted a June 26, banquet for Area’s I, II, III, and IV, Legion baseball teams and their coaches at Cherryville’s First Baptist Church Christian Outreach Center. Though that tournament is now over, and the winner (Fuquay-Varina) has moved on to the final games before the American Legion World Series, to be played once again in Shelby, N.C., the banquet started the journey for the many young men who attended. On the dais were NC’s American Legion Baseball

Chairman Mark Caudle, along with Area I Commissioner Terry Boyles, Area III Commissioner James Rorie, and Area IV Commissioner Jerry Hudson. Area II Commissioner Rick Zickafoose was unable to attend but sent his apologies. Also in attendance were Cherryville Mayor H.L. Beam, III; NC American Legion Dept. Commander for 2021-2022, Jim Quinlan (of Shelby) and his wife, Linda, who is the NC American Legion Auxiliary Dist. 13 President; Cherryville City Councilwoman Jill Parker-Puett, the NC American Legion Auxiliary Dept. President for 2021-2022, and her husband, Ronnie, who is the Cherryville Squadron 100 Sons of the American Legion Squadron Adjutant; City Councilman Jon Abernathy; and City Manager and Fire Chief Jeff Cash.

County’s public health to provide state-funded $100 COVID-19 vaccination incentive GASTONIA – Starting last Friday, 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 See COVID-19, Page 9

Players from all four Area teams came and got to meet each other and see what sort of opposition they were up against. Mostly though it was it was the ability to share a good meal together and listen to their coaches talk baseball and meet some of the older Legion men and members who were once where they would soon be – on the Cherryville Fraley Field baseball diamond, rapping out hits and scoring runs. Post 100 Athletic Director Ned Yates introduced everyone, including the Rev. Dr. Vince Hefner, pastor of the host church, First Baptist of Cherryville, who said a prayer for all of the young men and their coaches, adding later, “It’s exciting for you all to be here in Cherryville. We are glad to see you.” Yates also noted the presence of the POW-MIA

American Legion Area Commissioners Mike Caudle and Jerry Hudson and Mayor H.L. Beam, III at the July 27, Legion NC State Tournament banquet, prior to their introduction. (photo by MEP/The Eagle/CF Media) Chair, set on the stage in remembrance of U.S. veterans who were prisoners of war or are missing in

action and still out there somewhere. Cherryville’s most famous musicians, Darin and

Brooke Aldridge, known as “The Sweethearts of Bluegrass”, and Grand Ole Opry See BANQUET, Page 2

JCMS seeks help in making school’s gardens grow again Principal wants to beautify student’s outdoor learning areas by MICHAEL E. POWELL Editor

Chavis Middle School Principal Matt Rikard and others have been hard at work to redo and remake two on-campus gardens beautiful and useful again for his students. When asked about the work, Rikard said, “The courtyard areas were in rough shape when I was appointed principal this past school year. Through working with Gaston County Schools and talking with students and teachers, the idea of converting them to outdoor classrooms and outdoor eating areas seemed like the best use

for the space. Increasing usable space within the building is a great idea any time, but seems especially important given the circumstances that everyone has been dealing with over the past year.” Rikard said a few big changes will take place with the gardens, hopefully before school starts. Here’s a bit of what he has in mind, noting, “The smaller of the courtyards will be converted to all concrete. We hope to add tables where students can hold class and eat lunch in an outside setting. The larger of the courtyards will be leveled and rocks will be added. We would also like to add seating to this area as well to serve as outdoor classrooms and outdoor eating areas. “Our goal is for the larger courtyard to also contain See JCMS, Page 6

The small indoor garden before being cleared off by Mr. Rikard and helpers. The small plaque seen in the background was placed there by Cherryville South students in memory of JCMS teacher Alex Blackwelder. It says, “You never fail until you quit trying.” (photos by Principal Matt Rikard or provided)

Cooper announces vaccination pressure campaign, no new Midyear fundraising numbers offer mask mandate clues about the 2022 political battles by JEFF MOORE Carolina Journal

Gov. Roy Cooper announced on Thursday, July 29, that, although statewide mask mandates will still expire July 30, according to recent guidance, his administration is launching vaccina-

tion verification requirements for Cabinet agencies and a general campaign to pressure other government entities and private businesses toward similar vaccination requirements. “This virus is now much more contagious and spreading fast, and it will find you if you’re not vaccinated,” Cooper stated to lead off his latest COVID-19 media briefing. See FUNDRAISING, Page 5

by DALLAS WOODHOUSE The Woodshed for Carolina Journal

Carolina Journal recently reported on the second quarter federal fundraising numbers for declared U.S. Senate candidates in North Carolina. However, the U.S. Senate race is just one of three big prizes up for grabs in North Carolina in 2022, with another being the battle to control the General Assembly. Democrats hope to cut into the Republicans’ healthy ma-

jorities in both chambers, while Republicans hope to pick up three seats in the House and two in the Senate. That would give the GOP three-fifths supermajorities in both chambers, enough to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s vetoes and enact a full GOP legislative agenda. The third challenge would be winning control of North Carolina’s highest court. So halfway through 2021, where do See FUNDRAISING, Page 5

NC voters entering voting places during the primaries. (CJ file photo by Carolina Journal)

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Author, businessman, and entrepreneur Bob Barker (center left) visits with his old friend, Ron Whitaker at the July 27, American Legion NC State Tournament banquet. Whitaker was a player on the 1953 Post 100 team that was the runner-up at the Miami, FL Legion World Series.


Post 100’s Athletic Director Ned Yates introduces the guest at the July 27, AL NC State Tournament banquet, held at Cherryville First Baptist Church’s COC. (photos by MEP/The Eagle/CF Media)

A wide shot of just some of the young men who traveled from all parts of the state of North Carolina to play in the American Legion NC State Tournament.

BANQUET From Page 1 stars, sang the National Anthem after the group of Legion players and those in the audience recited the Pledge of Allegiance. Guests and luminaries at the Legion State Tournament banquet were, in addition to the aforementioned Mr. and Mrs. Jim Quinlan, were the NC American Legion Baseball Chairman, Mark Caudle; Area I Commissioner Terry Boyles; Area II Commissioner Rick Zickafoose (not present that day); Area III Commissioner James Rorie; and Area IV Commissioner Jerry Hudson, along with Cherryville Post 100 Commander, Mike Robinson. Mayor Beam welcomed everyone to Cherryville and told them to enjoy the town’s hospitality. “We are proud to be known as a baseball city. We hope that each of you

have an enjoyable experience here and we urge all of you to forge new friendships that will last a lifetime. And, we wish the winner good luck as they advance,” he said. Mayor Beam introduced Post 100’s Head Coach, Bobby Reynolds, the winningest coach in the AL. Coach Reynolds demurred, taking the mic and adding, “I am just a head coach.” He continued by reminding his peers, contemporaries, and all the players gathered that day that “…we are all in the kid business.” Coach Reynolds, who has been coaching since 1987, talked about what an honor it is to be able to make a difference in some young person’s life by being good mentors and role models. As part of the banquet ceremony, AD Yates noted that Presenting Sponsor Mr. Bob Barker, formerly of Cherryville, was seated with his old friend and for-

ARRESTS 7-28: Christopher Osmann, 37, 706 Requa Rd., Cherryville; one count each misdemeanor possession of marijuana up to ½ ounce; possession of drug paraphernalia; and one count each of an expired inspection sticker and expired registration sticker. No bond/ type amt. listed. 7-29: Vito Louis Caputo, Jr., 56, 111 Green Meadows Dr., kings Mountain; one count of misdemeanor neglect to secure workers compensation (subject was served an outstanding criminal summons). 7-29: Jason Bryan Hancock, 33 , 5402 Dellinger Cir., Cherryville, was arrested at 425 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Gastonia, by GCSO deputies on one count of a warrant from another agency. 8-2: Michael Storm Bridges, 24, 102 W. Third St., Cherryville, was arrested at 425 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Gastonia, by GCSO deputies on two (2) counts of a warrant from another agency. INCIDENTS 7-25: Shelby woman and Cherryville man report CFS/recovered stolen motor vehicle. Est. value of stolen vehicle: $4,000/red GMC

truck. Case closed by other means. 7-25: Cherryville woman reports B&E/burglary and vandalism of a motor vehicle by unknown person(s). Case is active and under further investigation. 7-27: Cherryville man reports larceny ($240/bicycle & clothes) by unknown suspect(s) who stole his bike. Case closed by other means. 7-27: Cherryville man reports larceny ($400/FS94 Stihl weed eater) by unknown suspect(s) who took listed item. Closed by other means. 7-28: CPD officer reports possession of marijuana up to ½ ounce, possession of drug paraphernalia, expired inspection sticker, and expired registration by listed suspect who possessed marijuana. Seized: 2 grams of marijuana and a pack of rolling papers valued at $1.69. Closed by other means. 7-29: CPD officer reports call for service on listed suspect who had numerous bicycles w/o proof of ownership. Seized: seven (7) bikes valued at $700, or $100/bike) Case is active and under further investigation. 7-31: CPD officer reports possession of meth-

amphetamine; possession of heroin; and RDO by listed suspect who possessed listed controlled substances and resisted arresting officer. Case is active and under further investigation. Seized: 0.5 grams of methamphetamine and 0.1 grams of heroin. WRECKS 7-31: A vehicle driven by Terri Kathleen Norton, 32, 100 Mulligan Dr., Shelby, and a vehicle driven by Timothy Tyrone Goode, 52, 104 Black Rock School Rd., Cherryville, were involved in a collision on West Church St., Cherryville. Both vehicles’ drivers told the responding officer there was another vehicle ahead of Mr. Goode’s vehicle that slammed on its brakes causing Mr. Goode to slam on his brakes. This is when the Norton vehicle collided in the rear w/the Goode vehicle. RO noted in his report that Mr. Goode was making arrangements w/his insurance carrier for a towing company to tow Ms. Norton’s vehicle. No injuries reported. Est. damages to the Norton vehicle: $1,500; to the Goode vehicle: $1,000.


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Post 100 American Legion baseball’s head coach, Bob Reynolds speaking at the Legion’s NC State Tournament banquet, held on July 27, at Cherryville First Baptist Church’s COC. mer 1953 American Legion World Series player on the runner-up team from the Post 100 team of that era, Ron Whitaker. After a great BBQ meal,

the young men and their coaches retired to Fraley Field for a look around and to discuss, with officials, what the rules of the tournament would be.

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Upcoming Events at Your Cherryville Branch Library by TRACI POLLITT Manager – Cherryville Branch Library

Upcoming Events at Your Cherryville Branch Library: Outdoor Storytime at First United Methodist Church – Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.; Teen Anime Club – Thursday, Aug. 12, at 4 p.m.; and Hooks, Needles & Thread – Friday, Aug. 13, at 11 a.m. Now, that said… can you believe that school classes will begin in less than two weeks? As the summer winds down, we want to remind patrons participating in Summer Reading to get those records back to us! Not only do we still have plenty of incentives left, bringing your record back is the best way to be entered into the grand prize drawings. We wanted to wait to mention what those prizes are, as we love to believe the joy of reading is all the motivation a person needs. Just in case that is not enough, how about the opportunity to win a Fur Real Friend? Or a Builda-Bear gift card? There’s a 3D Doodler Pen up for grabs, as well as a pair of binoculars just for kids. Looking

for something for the whole family? Kids turning in their reading records might win their family a year-long Family Pass to the North Carolina Zoo. Teens have a chance to win a Nintendo Switch Lite, a Fujifilm Instax Camera, or a Target gift card. And we can’t leave out the adults! Grand prizes for our grownups include an Amazon Cube, a bird-watching themed gift basket, and a one-year membership to our own Schiele Museum of Natural History. So many great prizes! Reading records can be turned in through Saturday, Aug. 21. For those that have been enjoying magazines on the NC Digital Library, we have sad news. As of Aug. 10, digital magazines are no longer available on the NCDL. However, a wide variety of magazines and newspapers are available to download for free from NC Live – and all you need is your library card! You can access NC Live from the GCPL homepage at www., or you go to the page directly at https:// You will be prompted to sign in with your library card number. Once you are on the

NC Live homepage, you will see the “Search & Find” bar right at the top. Click on the first circle that says ‘Articles’ and when the next screen appears, you’ll see a dark purple bar with the phrase “Looking for a specific journal, magazine, or newspaper?” Click the link “Browse all publications” and you’ll be taken to the next screen. At this point, the “Journals Only” category should have a black dot beside it. You are now ready to search for your magazine, either by typing in a title in the search bar, or by selecting an alphabetical list or subject matter. Please note, these are magazine articles, not the full magazine experience that was available through Overdrive. You will need to click on each article separately, and some may not have the full text of the article. However, you can easily choose to print an article, save it to your computer, and more. If you have questions, please don't hesitate to call us. We’ll do our best to walk you through this new process. Our last curbside Fun Packs will be out starting Monday, Aug. 16. We are doing a small Back to School

The last curbside Fun Packs will be out starting Monday, Aug. 16. They are small Back to School offerings for the kids and just a little something to get everyone ready for the new school year. (photo provided) offering for the kids, just a little something to get everyone ready for the new school

year. As always, there will be a limited supply of these, and because it’s the last one

of summer, we wanted to give our patrons some advance notice. Once classes have begun, we will have things available in the branch as well as hosting programs again. We know everyone loves the curbside Fun Packs, and we are so very proud to be able to offer them. We’ll be planning for next summer! So, for all library-related questions, call us at (704) 436-6767, or stop by the branch at 605 E. Main Street. You can find our events listed on the GCPL Calendar of Events at the library’s website. And don’t forget our Facebook page! Thank you for being the best patrons ever and stay safe and healthy!


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in the state, and, based on National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nursing first-time passage rates over the past several years, the Gaston College LPN program came out in first place. In 2020, the Practical Nursing class had a 100 percent NCLEX-PN pass rate. The average statewide pass rate was 88.9 percent. Forty-five Practical Nursing students were honored at the pinning ceremony which marked their completion of the program. Some of these graduates will be taking the licensure exam beginning next week and can begin working as Licensed Practical Nurses upon passing the exam.

“Having our program receive top ranking is a reflection of our dedicated faculty and staff and our hard-working students,” said Dr. Allison Abernathy, Dean of Health and Human Services. “We couldn’t be prouder of them, and we’re sure our class of 2021 graduates will go on to outstanding careers in their profession.” Gaston College Nursing programs are nationally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. Individuals interested in additional information about the programs should contact the Admissions Specialist for Nursing Programs at (704) 922-6469, or (704) 748-5221.

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Have the humility to learn from those around you. –John C. Maxwell

All passengers on this great blue orb deserve a chance at life! A friend of mine who works here in Cherryville recently noted that school starts for all of our kiddies, small and big, in almost two weeks (Aug. 23). I sort of laughed nervously and said, “Well, duh! Of course, it does!”, not really grasping the import of the words coming out of my mouth. School. Starts. In less than two weeks! Say what?! My wife and I have been so wrapped up with trying to cover Post 100 Legion ball and their run to having a place in the American Legion World Series that we completely let the start of the 2021 Gaston County School year slip up on us. This is especially disconcerting because my wife works for Gaston County Schools at Bessemer City High (She’s reading this over my shoulder as I write it and poking me, saying, “Don’t blame your memory loss on me, oldster!”). With the advent on the scene of the Delta

By Michael Powell

Variant of COVID, it appears some school kids could be heading back to the bad old days of masking up if we don’t remain vigilant and get our vaccinations. I know there are many who either don’t believe in them, or don’t trust them or the government who is touting their use, but it seems that all of the new cases are among the unvaccinated, or so the mainstream media are telling us. I have even had some tell me they did get vaccinated and still came down with COVID-19 symptoms, but are still around, alive

and kicking. I don’t have an answer to such; all I know is that in our family we have had both of our shots and so far, so good. That’s not to say that a booster form of the “vax” might be in order somewhere down the road, but we’ll just have to wait and see. All I’m saying is that, if the science has proven – generally speaking – that the vaccine does work and isn’t the horrible “boogey-man” many think it is, and it is FREE, then what is the bloody hold up, all you holdouts? I mean, this getting (or not getting) the vaccine deal shouldn’t be a political football or boondoggle that can be bandied about, because that, to me, seems to be putting way too many lives at risk, no matter your political leanings and persuasions. This is, as things progress medically, truly an “ALL Lives Matter” thing at the end of the day, since we all have to live together on

Such an amazing Baseball Town being played It is no there. The secret that Juniors team Cherryville has won their been a baseball tournament town for many under the years. My huscoaching of band Tommy our cousin, played baseball Stan Haynes. at Cherryville CongratulaHigh School By Anne S. Haynes tions to him back in the and his team. What a ‘60s, and his team won great job! the N.C. State ChampiFuquay – Varina reonship in 1962. I love to cently won this year’s hear the excitement and American Legion Basepride in his voice when ball Tournament and he talks about the expecongratulations to them. rience. Tommy has attended My brother, Doug played baseball at Tryon many of the games, and I have been a few times. High School and graduBut I am so glad I went ated in 1966. His team one night because I met played great and won some amazing people many games and tournaments. He also played with awesome stories about playing baseball on the American Legion in Cherryville. Baseball team during A nice guy named that time. My parents Harold Goins told me and I eagerly went to some fascinating things see him when possible. one night at a game Sadly, I can’t ask him when I told him that I about those days since write a column in the he lost his life years ago “Cherryville Eagle” in a car accident. Baseball has certainly newspaper. He began by saying he sold the newsbeen thriving in Cherpapers when he was just ryville recently with the six years old. He said State American Legion he was so young that he Baseball Tournament

couldn’t make change for people. He would simply hold his hand out with his coins, and people would make their own change. He would then take the money to Mrs. Houser. Harold introduced me to his wife, who is really a nice lady, and I was pleased to meet both of them. But wait! The evening didn’t stop there. Harold also introduced me to another ballplayer from the past. His name was Bob Turner. He played baseball, football, basketball, and ran track. He played on the 1953 American Legion Baseball team that was the runner-up at the World Series Championship in Miami. He said he played along with another Cherryville player named Ronnie Whitaker, with Guy Eaker as a bat boy. Honestly, I didn’t know I could learn so much interesting history at a baseball game, but it is certainly possible in Cherryville. Thanks guys!

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this planet we call home, no matter our color or politics or religion. I guess getting vaccinated boils down to matters of trust and who do you believe. As my retired police officer friend always says, “Here’s my thing…”, and it is this: If taking the vaccine was the ONLY way available to keep you

and your loved ones alive and healthy, would you do it? Not COULD, but WOULD you? I think the way you answer that in the privacy of your own heart says a lot about your priorities in life. Remember folks… you and yours are not the only passengers on this great blue orb hurtling through the solar system;

there are others; so many others, and they each deserve their chance at having a safe, healthy, long and good life. Don’t be like the cartoon character in the “Pogo” strip of long ago and have to say, based on a poorly thought out medical decision, “We has met the enemy and they is US!”

On life learning, commitment and hard work… We are always learning. Life is filled with education. We learn all the time. Glenn Mollette Every Guest Editorial day we receive new information about health, the planet, communication, medicines, the universe and more. Life is a process of learning and developing. Education is more than grades one through twelve, college, and beyond. There are many aspects to every job we do that we never learned in school. We learn from parents if we will listen. We learn from coworkers. We learn from our failures. We learn how not to do something because we tried it once and it failed. The good thing about failing is that it doesn’t haven’t to be final. Some things are final but not everything. Just because your first marriage failed doesn’t mean your second marriage will fail. Hopefully you learned from your first marriage and you won’t make the same mistakes the second

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time around. You may have a business failure. This happens to a lot of people. This doesn’t mean your business efforts will fail in the future. Hopefully you learned from your first efforts and can avoid the same mistakes again in your next endeavor. Possibly you tried a lifestyle that did not work out for you. Maybe you abused alcohol or even drugs or pursued a negative lifestyle that greatly diminished your life to the point where your life seemed hopeless. This doesn’t mean you have to stay this way. With a dedicated decision and often help from others you can turn your life around and do better. We can learn from mistakes. They are educational and usually expensive. They set us back in life. They aren’t fun and can be tormenting. Remember, you can’t live in the past. Don’t totally forget what past failure did to you because you don’t want to repeat your mistakes. However, the past is over. Live your life forward. As you go forward there are easier ways to

learn. Study the lives of others. Research what they did and read. People all around us are either succeeding, failing or at least stable. Study others whose lives intrigue or impress you. Study their careers, work ethic, their values and how they make them work to achieve the life they are living. You can learn a lot by observing and studying others. You can also learn from the failures of others. What were some of their obvious mistakes? Volunteering or taking an entry level job with someone you would like to emulate is a great way to learn their success principles. There are cases where nothing seems to make sense. Life is not always fair. We all have different interests, physical abilities, backgrounds and lifelong developed skills. Take all these into consideration and bring them together to work for you. Success always has new twists, turns and innovative ways. However, they are not accomplished without some form of life learning, commitment and hard work.

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God leads us on the paths that lead to life “When is constant. Jesus reNow, I do have alized that to give credit to my they were children; they have about to thought of creative come and ways to start asking take Him for things. Instead of by force to asking for a cookie, make Him now Eli will say king, He something along the REV. ZACK CHRISTY withdrew lines of, “You know Guest pastor column again to the it has been a long mountain time since I have had by Hima cookie, I sure wish self.” – John 6:15 I could have a cookie.” Ella Sometimes at home I has started to bat her eyefeel like my only job is to lashes every time she asks say “no” to my kids. I’m for something. Still, I find confident every parent feels that frequently I must say this at certain points, but at ‘no’. times it is exhausting to say To be fair I don’t think ‘no’ to children. “Daddy there is anyone in this can I have a cookie?” world that enjoys saying “No”, “Daddy can I ride ‘no’. At our hearts many of my scooter inside?” “No” us are people pleasers, we “Daddy can I drink some want to say, ‘yes,’ but often coke?” “No” “Daddy can I times we can’t, as somesleep in your bed? “No”; it times ‘yes’ does far more

FUNDRAISING From Page 1 the major players stand? State campaign finance reports for the first half of the year are now being reported to the State Board of Elections. State political parties Republican: The Democrat and Republican parties are the backbones of legislative elections. They handle critical get-out-the-vote operations, messaging, candidate recruitment, and persuasion. Each political party has distinct operations for their state House and Senate campaigns that are housed in each political party. However, these operations are semi-independently, keeping their own segregated bank accounts used only for legislative campaigns. The state Republican Party reports $508,000 cash on hand in its state account. It previously reported $642,000 in its federal account for total cash on hand through June of $1,150,000. Of that, $280,000 has been raised for Republican House campaigns and $100,000 for Republican Senate campaigns. Democrats: The Democratic Party reported raising $995,000 with $740,000 cash on hand in its state account. It previously reported $ $998,000 net cash in its federal account for total cash on hand through June of $1,690,000. Of that, $35,000 has been raised for Democrat House campaigns and $188,000 for Democrat Senate campaigns. At this same point two years ago, Democrats had $799,000 cash on hand in its state account and considerably more in its legislative accounts. In 2019, mid-year Senate Democrats had $336,000 cash on hand and $277,000 cash in its House account. Legislative leaders: The majority and minority leaders in each legislative chamber serve as the top fundraisers for their political parties’ legislative campaign efforts. Little of the money they raise is used in their own legislative campaigns. Most is sent to the state political parties or directly to other legislative candidates in key races. As he usually does, Republican Senate leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, is leading all legislative fundraising. Berger reports raising $385,000 in the first part of this year and reports $395,000 cash on hand. Sen Brent Jackson, R-Sampson, reported raising $130,000 with $303,000 cash on hand. Sen. Jim Perry, R-Wayne, reported raising $90,000 with $177,000 cash on hand. A spokesperson for the Republican state Senate campaign efforts tells CJ that individually and through joint campaign accounts it has $1.6 million cash on hand, nearly double that they had at this time two years ago. Also, Senate Republicans collected a $10,000 legal settlement from 2020 Senate District 24 Democratic Candidate J.D. Wooten.

Senate minority leader, Democrat Dan Blue, D-Wake, reported raising $12,500 and reports $50,000 cash on hand. House Speaker Rep. Tim Moore, R-Cleveland, reported raising $193,000 and reports $171,000 cash on hand. In his first six months leading Democrats in the statehouse, Rep. Robert Reives, D-Chatham, reported raising only $7,500 and $45,000 cash on hand but spent nearly three times more than he raised. Deputy Democratic Leader, Rep. Gale Adcock, D-Wake, did better for the Democrats. She reported raising $32,000 with $74,000 cash on hand. Other top house fundraisers include House Conference Chair John Szoka, R-Cumberland, $103,000 with $100,000 cash on hand. House Majority Leader John Bell, R-Wayne, has $60,000 and $80,000 cash on hand. And in a major surprise for Republicans, first term Wake County freshman Erin Pare, R-Wake, was one of the top fundraisers with $ 101,000 raised, $84,000 cash on hand. “I am very thankful for the outpouring of support I have received these first six months Pare told CJ. “My team set a high goal and we surpassed it, thanks to supporters in District 37 and across Wake County. I’m proud of the work we have accomplished thus far this session for the people of North Carolina. Spending time talking with donors these first six months has shown me that businessmen and women of this state believe we are on the right track.” House Deputy Conference Chair Rep. Jason Saine, R-Lincoln, reported raising $19,000, and $64,000 cash on hand. Cooper, who has likely seen his last campaign and is using his fundraising ability to help legislative candidates, reported raising $ 177,000 and reports $113,000 cash on hand. Carolina Journal recently presented an update on the battle for the N.C. Supreme Court in 2022. The Democrats’ 4-3 majority on the state Supreme Court is at risk in 2022, as two seats will be up, and both are currently held by Democrats. Republicans only need to capture one of the two to give Chief Justice Paul Newby, a Republican, a 4-3 GOP majority. Democratic Associate Justice Sam Ervin IV must defend his seat in 2022, and he has already announced plans to run again. He tops all judicial fundraising with $185,000 raised during the first half of 2021. He shows $162,000 cash on hand. Democratic Associate Justice Robin Hudson faces mandatory retirement in early 2024 because of her age, leaving her seat open. State campaign reports show no active campaign account or fundraising by her. Democrat N.C. Appeals Court Judge Lucy Inman is aggressively campaigning for the expected open seat on the Supreme Court. Inman announced her intention to run again shortly after being See FUNDRAISING, Page 9

harm than a ‘no’. In this John text, Jesus says no to a large crowd. What is striking in my mind about the way John depicts the feeding of the five thousand, is that, unlike Matthew, Mark, and Luke, who say that the feeding is because of the hunger of the crowd, John says the crowd forms around Jesus because they want to see signs. John locates the miraculous feeding against the backdrop of the Passover, which happens right after Jesus goes into town and flips over the tables of the money changers. Folks are feeling Jesus out, they are inspecting Him, they want to see if He has what it takes to be the Messiah, to be the One who will lead Israel into the Kingdom of God. They have seen His healing, they

have heard Him speak, but as soon as He feeds all them folks with only five loaves and two fish, everybody and their brother says, “That’s it, this is the Man; this is the Messiah!” And the crowd tries to capture Jesus so that they can make Him a king. Now, from the world’s perspective this is a great thing, who in their right mind doesn’t want to be a king? Thrones are to be sought after, not run from! Why would Jesus decide at the height of His popularity that now was the time to give an emphatic ‘no’ to a very enthusiastic crowd? Well, I believe it is because we as people don’t always know what is best for us. Oh, don’t get me wrong, we are convinced that we do, but very often we are incorrect.

If I let my kids eat cookies and drink Coke all day long that doesn’t set them up for success in life, rather it hinders their growth. In the same way if Jesus gave into the crowds’ incessant demands here, and became their king He couldn’t lead them to the path of eternal life. The crowd here was only in it for the show, they were thankful that their bellies were full, but they didn’t yet understand that Jesus came to fill them with more than food; Jesus came to fill them with the Holy Spirit, Jesus came to fill them with life, Jesus came to fill them with salvation. They saw Jesus as a means to an end, not as the start of a new way of life. In the same way, we can become convinced in our walks of faith that our

highest calling is to get God to bless the paths we are already taking, instead of listening for the places where God might just be telling us ‘no.’ Instead of pushing forward perhaps we would benefit from stopping for a second and listening, trusting that just as when a parent delivers a ‘no’ to a child it isn’t intended to harm rather it is intended to build up. As you move into the month of August may you listen close for the prompting of the Holy Spirit so that you may find the paths God is leading you down. For, just as we see in the Bread of Life discourse in the Gospel of John, even when God tell us ‘no’ it is so that He can lead us on the paths that lead to life.

Cherryville Area

Places of Worship

Victory Life Assembly of God 1655 Shelby Highway, Cherryville 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 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

Word of Faith Ministry 306 Doc Wehunt Road Cherryville, NC 704-435-5560

Rudisill Chapel AME Zion Church 417 South Mountain Street Cherryville, NC 704-435-5621

Zion Hill Baptist Church 3460 Zion Hill Road Cherryville, NC 704-435-3355

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“Before” photos of the large indoor garden at JCMS before the cleanup of the area.

Still in the process of tearing out the overgrowth and such but looking much more clear and level than before, the small garden is coming along so far as its clearing goes.



The full Notice of Intent to Redevelop a Brownfields Property may be reviewed online at the DEQ public record database, Laserfiche, by entering the project number 23045-19-036 into the search bar at the following web address: The “Act” requires a public comment period of at least 30 days. The first day of public comment is defined as the day after which all of the following public notice tasks have occurred: the date this Notice is: (1) published in a newspaper of general circulation serving the area in which the Brownfields Property is located; (2) conspicuously posted at the Brownfields Property; and (3) mailed or delivered to each owner of property contiguous to the Brownfields Property. Written public comments may be submitted to DEQ within 30 days after the public comment period begins. Written requests for a public meeting may be submitted to DEQ within 21 days after the public comment period begins. These periods will start no sooner than August 11, 2021, and will end no sooner than the later of: 1) 30 and 21 days, respectively, after that; or 2) 30 and 21 days, respectively, after completion of the latest of the three (3) above-referenced tasks, if such completion occurs later than the date stated herein. All public comments and public meeting requests should be addressed as follows: Mr. Bruce Nicholson Brownfields Program Manager Division of Waste Management NC Department of Environmental Quality 1646 Mail Service Center Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-1646 CE 8/11/21 BN 8/12/21

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Pursuant to the North Carolina Brownfields Property Reuse Act (the “Act”) authorized by North Carolina General Statutes (NCGS) § 130A-310.30 through 130A-310.40, and specifically pursuant to NCGS § 130A-310.34, Belmont Industrial, LLC, as Prospective Developer, has filed with the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (“DEQ”) a Notice of Intent to Redevelop a Brownfields Property (“Property”) located at 192 Woodlawn Street and 646 Cason Street, Belmont, Gaston County, North Carolina. The Brownfields Property, which is the former site of Acme Spinning Mill, consists of approximately 60.6844 acres. Environmental contamination exists on the Brownfields Property in soil, groundwater, soil vapor, and surface water/sediment. Belmont Industrial, LLC has committed itself to redevelop the Brownfields Property for no uses other than office, industrial, warehousing, parking, and with prior written DEQ approval, other commercial uses. The Notice of Intent to Redevelop a Brownfields Property includes: (1) a proposed Brownfields Agreement between DEQ and Belmont Industrial, LLC, which in turn includes (a) a map showing the location of the Property, (b) a description of the contaminants involved and their concentrations in the media of the Property, (c) the above-stated description of the intended future use of the Brownfields Property, and (d) proposed investigation and remediation; and (2) a proposed Notice of Brownfields Property prepared in accordance with NCGS § 130A-310.35.

tioned, “that would depend on safety protocols that we are following at the time. If an open house is not allowed to view the areas, we will have a virtual tour that will be shared for everyone to see.”



SUMMARY OF NOTICE OF INTENT TO REDEVELOP A BROWNFIELDS PROPERTY Brownfields Property Name: Acme Spinning Mill Brownfields Project Number: 23045-19-036

ryville!” Principal Rikard noted that once everything is placed or set up they would love to have an open house to showcase the finished areas. “However,” he cau-

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From Page 1 two greenhouses for students to grow plants and study the life cycles. We also plan to use the flowers that are grown throughout the school as a beautification project.” As far as asking for donations for the projects, Mr. Rikard said, “First, we would like to thank Gaston County Schools for helping JCMS take on such a wonderful project. We feel that these areas will benefit students now, and for years to come. “With that being said, the next step is to attain the

seating that is needed. The seating needs to be sustainable, and cleanable.” He continued, “Our goal is to eventually purchase 15 to 20 metal picnic tables, much like the ones that are used throughout downtown Main Street. We have two fundraisers planned for this year, but donations would be greatly appreciated.” He added that if anyone would be willing to help them purchase the seating for their students, checks can be made to JCMS and sent to the school to the attention of Financial Manager, Ms. Carla Steele. Said Rikard, “Anyone who donates will be recognized in some manner, such as a plaque in the areas list-

impact our students’ education, and safety – by providing outdoor areas to gather. It is a true honor to serve as Principal at JCMS, and we look forward to being able to share the finished project with the people of Cher-



ing the names of donors. If anyone would choose rather not to be recognized, please let us know. Personally, I would like to thank everyone in advance who are thinking of donating. This is a project that will directly

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CHS’ Harrill receives Region 6 AD Excellence award by MICHAEL E. POWELL Editor

Gaston County Schools’ Athletic Director Chad Duncan congratulated Cherryville High School Athletic Director Scott Harrill recently on his being awarded the Region 6 Athletic Director of Excellence Award.

In a media release Mr. Duncan noted that on Monday, July 19, the North Carolina Athletic Directors Association held their Awards Luncheon and presented worthy individuals with awards signifying their many contributions to their schools and the state-wide program. He noted it was his hope,

“…all of you will want to become a part of to help with your professional development in this business.” To that end he congratulated the following individuals in Region 6: Coach Harrill – Athletic Director of Excellence Award; Ryan Resendez – Citation Award; and Steve Gardner – Braveheart Award.

The CHS Ironmen football team running through a bit of practice and skill drills at CHS’ practice field beside the high school with their coaches on July 14. Coaches pictured are head coach Tim Pruitt and assistant coaches Scott Jenkins and Tim Moss. (photos by MEP/The Eagle/CF Media)

About Coach Harrill, Duncan said, “We are obviously very proud of Coach Harrill and what he has meant to Cherryville athletics and to Gaston County Schools.” Coach Harrill said, “It was an honor to receive the award and was a total shock. It was my first state wide athletic director award. I have been taking leadership, finance, Title IX, and other classes to help me as an athletic director. I feel like you are never too old to stop learning, no matter the job you are in. I value the relationships with other Athletic Director’s around the state of North Carolina, and enjoy collaborating with them.” He continued, “It is very time consuming, but (is) something I enjoy. I could not imagine just being the athletic director and not being directly involved in coaching. Coaching has always been a love and passion of mine.” As far as what the award means to him and others who watch the work he does at CHS, he said, “I think it shows that other Athletic Directors across the state have seen what we have tried to do here at CHS to make things the best they can be. I find it a blessing and a ministry in leading coaches and student athletes. What a privilege to know your peers think that much of you to select you in that area.” In talking about the organization giving him the award, Harrill noted, “The NCADA is a great organization that really tries to promote student-based athletic education. Working along with them and the NCHSAA has been a wonderful experience.” Additionally, Coach Harrill being the man he is, always looks to spread the honors out as much as possible, saying he owes

CHS Athletic Director Scott Harrill and wife Teresa at the NCADA meeting where he was presented with his Region 6 Athletic Director of Excellence Award. (photo provided) so many people credit for his growth and helping him going forward in his career. One of those is his former principal at CHS, Kevin Doran, who recently moved to guide the staff, faculty and students at Cramer Middle School. “My former principal Kevin Doran has always been a great supporter of me working with others around the state. I have met with new principal Shawn Hubers several times and he is an athletic-minded principal as well. I look forward to some great years of learning from him and watching our Ironmen grow to new levels. It is a blessing every day to be called Coach! Besides the name Dad, the next greatest title is 'Coach’,” he said, adding one of his many favorite quotes that help

guide him daily, “The Rev. Billy Graham words still ring true today – 'A coach will impact more people in one year than the average person will in an entire lifetime’.” Current CHS Principal Shawn Hubers had this to say about the long-time Ironmen head basketball coach, “Coach Harrill has just done an amazing job as our athletic director at Cherryville High School. In my short time here I have already seen his dedication to our athletic program. He is up early mowing ball fields and he is always available for our coaches and student athletes. Coach Harrill is the standard of what a great athletic director should look like, and we are blessed to have him at CHS!”

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first time since April. The Series will visit three tracks in three states, starting with a return to Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, SC, for the rescheduled Rock Gault Memorial on Thursday, Sept. 2. Some of the top names in Late Model racing are expected to battle for the $40,000 prize, including Brandon Sheppard and Jimmy Owens, who won split-field 25-lap Features in March. Sheppard’s win came on a thrilling last-lap pass when the New Berlin, IL driver powered around Dale McDowell on the outside of Turn 2. Previous Cherokee Speedway Winners are: 2021– Jimmy Owens and Brandon Sheppard on Mar. 26; 2020 – Brandon Overton on Oct. 2; 2019- Ross Bailes on May 3; Brandon Overton on Oct. 4; 2018 – Mike Marlar on May 4; and in 2017 – Shane Clanton on May 5. The Most Powerful Late Models on the Planet move further South on Friday, Sept. 3, to visit Lavonia Speedway in Lavonia, GA. It’s the fifth trip to the 3/8mile track, as the Series will run a 40-lap, $10,000-towin Feature. Last season fans were treated to an epic finish as Brandon Overton traded the lead with Dennis Erb Jr. for his then third victory of the season. There have been four different winners in four appearances at the speedway. Previous Lavonia Speedway Winners are: 2020 – Brandon Overton on Sep. 4; 2019 – Chris Madden on Oct. 3; 2018 – Brandon Sheppard on May 3; and in

Dirt track drivers pushing their vehicles to the limits. (photo by Richard Barnes) 2014 – Darrell Lanigan on May 3. The final stop of the weekend is a return to Tennessee for the third time this season and a visit to Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, TN. A $10,000 top prize will be on the line once again in a 40-lap Morton Buildings Feature. The Series made two stops at the track in 2020 as Brandon Sheppard and Zach Mitchell each found Victory Lane. Mitchell’s win was his first career World of Outlaws triumph; as the Enoree, SC, driver held off challenges from veteran driver Dale McDowell to score the upset win. Previous Volunteer Speedway Winners are: 2020 – Brandon Sheppard on June 19 and Zack Mitchell on June 20; 2018 – Jimmy Owens on June 2; 2008 – Shane Clanton on Aug. 21, and Jimmy Owens on Aug. 20; 2007 – Steve Francis on Oct. 13, and Chris Madden on Aug. 23;

and 2004 – Brian Birkhofer on March 27, Past success at all three tracks leaves Chris Madden excited to return to the South. The only venue “Smokey” hasn’t won a World of Outlaws event at is Cherokee, but he has 27 total wins at the track in total. He found Victory Lane at the South Carolina track earlier this year with the Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series, leading him to his second consecutive championship. The Gray Court, SC, driver is tied with Brandon Sheppard for the most wins in 2021 (4) and is second in the Series standings – 88 points behind the “Rocket Shepp.” Sheppard’s points lead is another step up the mountain toward World of Outlaws history. The three-time and defending champion is one Series title away from matching Josh Richards for the most championships (4). The New Berlin, IL,

driver is also a win away from tying Darrell Lanigan for second all-time (74) and five wins away from joining Richards at the top of that list (78). Madden and Sheppard both must contend with Brandon Overton, whose crown jewel success in 2021 may go unmatched. “Big Sexy” already has three World of Outlaws wins in 2021, including the $30,000 payday from the Firecracker 100 in June. He’s also beat the best Late Model racing has to offer at Eldora, where he won $273,000 at the Dirt Late Model Dreams. Along with the rest of the World of Outlaws tour regulars, those three drivers must also contend with a wide field of regional competitors who always have a shot to reach Victory Lane when the Series moves South. For more information and ticket prices go to their web site at World of Outlaws.

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HEDGEHOGS AND SUGAR GLIDERS HOME. Male and female are available for both babies. Contact us if interested and for more info (915) 201-5269

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.

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. HAVE A TRAILER NOT USING? SELL IT! J. Johnson Sales INC. Buy, Sale, Trade trailers. Must have title. Call 828-245-5895.

SHIPMAN’S MASONRY- 48 YEARS EXPERIENCE. Brick, Block & Stone, Outside Fireplaces, Foundations, Underpinnings. “Free Estimates”. 1st Quality Work! (863) 5321587

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


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

LOST! POCKET BOOK TAKEN FROM CAR. South Shelby Area. Reward offered for return. (704) 466-3627

TRIPLE D PAINTING LLC. All your painting needs, free estimates, over 25 yrs experience! Framing, facial boards and much more wood work available! Making your home, building or business look new again. (704) 418-5736

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

CLEVELAND COUNTY GARAGE DOORS. Summer Tune-up Special, $59.95. We will check all your equipment lube, make sure it’s working correctly. We repair broken doors. Also offering new installations. 704-477-9119 or 704-472-9367.

SYRUP CANE MILL. 3 Yard Vacs. Horse Drawn Pan. Call for info. (704) 931-0335

IT’S TIME TO TRIM CREPE MYRTLE TREES. Spreading Mulch or Gravel, minor chainsaw work and storm clean-up. I can do many of your outside chores with over 15 years experience all over Cleveland County and stretching to the Forest City area. Nice, honest, dependable, clean, drugfree, he’s an all around great guy and handyman, so call Rob today and see what I can help you with. 980-295-0750.

YARD SALES CLEVELAND COUNTY ESTATE/YARD SALE Sat Aug 21st, 2021 from 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Estate Yard Sale, Furniture, household items, Tom Clark gnomes, tools, too much to list. 837 East Main Street, Shelby NC Shelby, NC 28150 (828) 2446597 HUGE YARD SALE Sat., Aug. 14th, 2021 from 7:00 AM - Until Craft supplies, household/kitchen items, linens, bird houses/cages, framed needlework and pictures, furniture, some probably antiques. 471 Beason Road, Mooresboro, NC Mooresboro, NC 28114 BIG INDOOR YARD SALE. Sat, Aug 14th, 8:00am. Beauty salon equipment, antique parlor set, children’s toys, Christmas wreaths, much more. Rain or Shine! A&S Center, 425 Cherryville Road, Shelby, NC 28150

RUTHERFORD COUNTY YARD SALE. 397 Mt. Pleasant Church Rd, Forest City, NC, Tue., Aug 10th -14th 8am until. Too much to list. For more info call 828-245-4496 Forest City, NC 28043

ANTIQUES UNIQUE ANTIQUE STATION: Farm House Decor, Antiques, Collectibles, Vintage Toys, Jewelry and MORE. Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-4pm. 985 US 74 Business Hwy., Ellenboro. Find us on FB. 828-382-0075.


WOOD FOR SALE Sale wood for $100.00, worth $300.00. Some has to be cut. 704-974-4247.

WANT TO BUY WANT TO BUY R-S Central yearbooks. 75 and older. Call 828-748-9774 DANNY’S AUTOWERKS. Buying used or junk cars. Competitive prices. Call Danny 828-289-3081 or Jimmy 828-289-1175.

ONE CEMETERY PLOT in Boiling Springs for sale. $700.00 negotiable. 980-2898841

INTERESTED IN ZERO TURN MOWER. I’m interested in buying a zero turn lawn mower. (No Kohler Engines) Call 704-300-8201

JOHN DEERE RIDING MOWER. 42” riding mower. Good condition. $250. (704) 473-7726

WANT TO BUY. ATV’s, PopUp Campers and Small Travel Trailers. Call 828-429-3935.

USED CAMPER TOPS: BUY/SALE/TRADE. Various sizes and styles. 828-9800881. CAMPFIRE WOOD BUNDLES FOR SALE. Seasoned wood, stretch wrapped. Similar size to convenience stores/ home centers. $4.50 per bundle. (704) 435-3970 FIREWOOD FOR SALE. Long wheelbase load, Full loaded. $70.00/load. Delivered. 864-492-4793 or 803627-9408. RIDING/PUSH MOWERS, GARDEN TILLERS, GOKARTS, MINI-BIKES. Ready to mow. All in excellent condition. Can deliver, 30+ years experience in repair work. 828-980-0853, 704-4769383. FOR SALE Great Deal! Carolina Panther Season Tickets Available 2 Seats in Section 202 Lower Level 10 Games Total $2500.00 828-429-2963 DALE EARNHART SR. SOUVENIRS for sale. 704-4660401, (704) 487-9653 DOLL COLLECTORS! Very rare German made 1911 (year) Shilling Doll. Excellent condition. $450. (704) 4340848 NEW POWER LIFT RECLINER Paid $736. at Laughlin’s Furniture in Shelby. Sell for $500.00 Never used, grey catnapper. 828-748-7973. HORSE QUALITY HAY. Square and round bales, also 3x3x8’ bales. Call (704) 4876855 PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS with Scratch Pads! Press Room Printing. 704482-2243. (704) 538-5788 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

NEED TO SELL YOUR HOUSE? I PURCHASE UNWANTED RENTAL PROPERTY AND/OR STARTER HOMES. MUST BE PRICED TO SELL! “QUICK CLOSINGS”! Call 704-472-0006. WANT TO BUY: STAMP COLLECTIONS and accumulations of same. Call 828652-9425 or 954-614-2562. WE BUY JUNK VEHICLES. WE PAY TOP DOLLAR FOR VEHICLES RUNNING OR NOT, MUST HAVE A TITLE OR ID. (704) 4875244 CRESTMIDDLE@ AOL.COM LOOKING FOR A MEDIUM SIZE USED TRACTOR AND BUSH HOG. Prefer John Deere. 704-466-0401, (704) 487-9653 WANT TO BUY CARS, TRUCKS. Trailers, Tractors, Farm Equipment. Must have ID and proof of ownership. Callahan’s Towing. (704) 6921006 CASH FOR YOUR CAR running or not, title or no title. Call Charles Dellinger at Red Road Towing. 704692-6767, (704) 487-0228 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 WANTED: OLD AND NEW AMMO. Reloading supplies. Call 828-245-6756 or cell # 828-289-1488.

PROPANE GRILL. Master Forge propane 5-burner grill with rotisserie and side burner. Manual ignite. $100. Call John @ (704) 473-7726 LOCK ‘N’ ROLL STORAGE. “ALL NEW” 10’x10’ and 10’x15’ Storage Units Available. Self Store Dawn til Dusk. Secure and Convenient! Located at 1002 Polkville Rd., (Hwy 226 N.) Shelby. Located next to 5 Star Auto Sales. For Info Call (704) 484-4112 HOME HELPER/COMPANION. Assist with activities of daily living. Excellent references. Cherryville, NC and surrounding areas. Call Denise, 614-551-1658. Thank you.

GREY POWER LIFT RECLINER, (CATNAPPER). Never used. Paid $736 at Laughlin’s in Shelby. Asking $500. (828) 748-7973 KING KOIL QUEEN SIZE pillow top, firm, 12 inch depth mattress set. Excellent condition. Cash only $400.00 Forest City. 828-305-1834 ENCLOSED TRAILER IN STOCK. Dump trailers in stock and more on the way! J. Johnson Sales, Inc., Forest City. 828-245-5895.

PROPANE GRILL TANKS RE-FILLED. Only $10.99. Call 828-287-3272. 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. 828-2455895. 16X40 OR TWO STORY BUILDINGS BUILT ON SITE. 1 DAY INSTALL. J. Johnson Sales INC. 828-245-5895. FLAG POLES, FLAGS IN STOCK. Pickup or we deliver and install available. J. Johnson Sales INC, Forest City. Call 828-245-5895.

FREE TO A GOOD HOME. Two Border Collie-Blue Heeler, 2 year old dogs, in need of a loving home with wide open space. Finn (boy) and Rey (girl) are two sweet and lovable litter mates. Rey is smaller and has some back leg issues. Finn is very active. They are great family dogs. They come together as a bonded pair. (704) 915-8886 jason_ DOG KENNELS. 7x7, 5x10, 10x10, 10x20, 20x20 tops, split kennels. Pickup or we deliver and install available. J. Johnson Sales INC, Forest City. 828-245-5895. CHICKENS, TURKEYS, PIGS, FOR SALE Roosters and Hens for sale. Ameraucana, True Blue, Black Copper Marans, Red Sexlinks, and White Leghorns. Born March 2020. Also, have some soon to be laying, born April 21st, 2021. And some born May 23rd, 2021. Hens $15. Roosters $8. Turkeys. 1 White Broad Breasted hen $35. 1 Red Bourbon Tom 1 year old $50, 2 Spanish black poults born March 9th, 2021 $50. Each. 2 Bronz Broad breasted poults born March 9th, 2021 $50. Each. 2 Red Bourbon poults born April 27th, 2021 $25 each. 1 Red Bourbon poult born May 29th, 2021 $25. 2 Chester White/ Duroc pregnant (gilts)pigs born approximately April 2020, due approximately 1st of September. $500 each. 1 Durok boar 8 weeks old $100. Also have Homemade well built Chicken houses/tractors. Pictures available. 828 691 3025 (828) 691-3025

CHIHUAHUA PUPPIES 9 adorable pure Chihuahua puppies for sale. $200 ea. Variety of colors. 6 to 8 wks old. Parents on site. No papers. Dewormed. Text if interested (704) 860-7379 AKC REGISTERED LABRADORS. Chocolate AKC Registered Labradors for sale. Vet checked, 1st shots and papers in hand. $800.00 (828) 345-6215 brittaina@yahoo. com

12 ROUND BALES COASTAL HAY. 4.5’ bales. $35 each. Hwy 221 south of Chesnee, left of Cow Bridge Road. (864) 706-9738 NEW SOUTHERN 5 FT. BUSH HOG. $1,250. 828-2873272.


KILL ALL YOUR WEEDS! Ranger Pro 2.5 gallon. $44.00. 828-287-3272.

NEW CANNING JARS with Lids & Seals. $17.67 per case. Call 828-287-3272.

GUINEAS KEETS BABIES AND BANTAMS. Guineas Keets Babies $5.00. Bantams Babies $2.00 for sale. One to two weeks old. (704) 476-9943


ACEPHATE FIRE ANT KILLER. Works great! $12.99. Call 828-287-3272.

NOW HIRING LANDSCAPERS FOR FULL TIME YEAR ROUND EMPLOYMENT. Must have valid driver’s license and transportation. (704) 473-0341 NEED HELP TO SIT WITH ELDERLY LADY. Days, Nights and Weekends. In the Bostic Community, Rutherford Co. Compensation depends on qualifications. (She does have cats) If interested call Cathy @ 828-447-2419

Deadline: Friday at 12:00 Noon

AKC CHOCOLATE AND BLACK PUPS. Big and blocky pups will be 8 weeks old on August 28th. Will have first vaccination and dewormed weekly. Pups come from proven retriever waterfowl and upland bloodlines. Our pups get lots of socialization. They come with a 1 year health guarantee, 30 days free pet insurance, health records and going home package. Like us on Facebook at Harkey’s Labrador Retrievers for videos and pictures of parents and pups. Both sire and dam have wonderful temperaments. $800 each. (704) 472-4695 PUG PUPPIES. AKC Pug Puppies, Fawn, Shots, Wormed, and Starter Kit. $800 each. Ready now. (828) 413-5399



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2004 BMW RT 1150 Hard bags, 86K miles, blue. (704) 538-8625


2015 GMC YUKON XL DENALI. 4x4, Pearl White, 94,000 miles, Leather, Sunroof, 20” Alloys, Heated & Cooled Seats, $38,900. “Top of the Line!” Call (704) 4820441 1993 FORD F-150 CARGO VAN for Sale. 60,000 actual miles. 6 cylinder, AT, AC, new tires, Excellent condition. $5,950.00. 704-487-0550 or 704-678-3954. 2007 BUICK LACROSSE V-6, At, All Pwr, local Forest City car, 160k miles, $4800, call 828-980-8461





OCEAN LAKE BEACH HOUSE 2 bedroom, 2 bath. Also pullout couch, golf cart. Weeks and weekends. 704472-5182



APARTMENT FOR RENT. 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom. Rent $500, Deposit $500. Application Fee $25. 1321 S. Lafayette St, Apt H, Shelby NC (704) 472-4666

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

OCEAN LAKES MYRTLE BEACH. Cottage N34. 2 bedroom, 2 bath, den, kitchen, dining, covered deck, near country store. Call Dorcas, 803-718-2659, (803) 6359831

2012 PUMA 26’ TRAVEL TRAILER. Clean like new, new AC, new skylights, 4 new tires, slide out, queen bed, TV incl, Tow and set up equipment incl., $15,000. Call 828-475-9807 or (704) 538-5637 nancyh47@


1986 MINNIE WINNIE $1820 20 ft. Class C, 5.7L engine, sleep 4-6 pers, 81k miles, info at, non smoker owner. (910) 4482081

NEW 2021 SUZUKI DR 650 DUAL SPORT MOTORCYCLE. Asking $4,500. Mint condition, warranty transferable. Call 864-279-7840. Inman, SC.

HOUSE FOR SALE 3 BR, 1 BA, 2 car garage, Front screened in porch on 1/2 acre lot. Come and see. 148 Hicks Road in Grover. 980291-3515 NEED TO SELL YOUR HOUSE? I PURCHASE UNWANTED RENTAL PROPERTY AND/OR STARTER HOMES. MUST BE PRICED TO SELL! “QUICK CLOSINGS”! Call 704-472-0006.



1/2 ACRE LOT UNRESTRICTED!! Near TIEC, $15,000. Call 864-909-1035 or visit:

FREE 5TH WHEEL. Not livable. Good for scrap and tires. (704) 750-4081 2014 CEDAR CREEK SILVERBACK 5th wheel, 33 ft., 3 slides, great condition. $32,000. 864-237-5359

1984 FLEETWOOD PACE ARROW MOTOR HOME. 30 FT., 85,987 miles. $8,995 firm. Never be homeless! 828-453-0828.

2019 KAWASAKI NINJA 600 ZX-6R. Excellent condition, only 400 miles! $10,800 firm. 704-692-8029.



2&3 BEDROOM MOBILE HOMES. Nice and clean, water furnished. Oak Grove Community, Kings Mtn. Call or text, 704-739-0259. MOVE IN SPECIAL. 2 & 3 Bedroom, deposit required. $190 weekly rates. Includes power and water. NO PETS. Visit us online at Oakwood Rentals, Shelby. Call (704) 473-4299 MOBILE HOMES & APARTMENTS. In Kings Mountain. Price starting at $100 per week. Call (704) 739-4417 MOBILE HOMES FOR RENT. Mobile Homes for Rent in Kings Mountain, NC. 2 bedrooms renting at $795.00 per month. Call Today. (704) 5548861 1, 2 & 3 BEDROOM TOWNHOMES. Shelby, NC. We are currently accepting applications for our waiting list. Rent is based on income (and some expenses are deducted). Call or visit us today, Laurel Hill Apartments 704-487-1114. Equal Housing Opportunity.

defeated by fellow Court of Appeals Judge Phil Berger Jr. in 2020 for an open seat on the state’s highest court. Berger defeated Inman 51 percent to 49 percent, a margin of 71,517 votes. As reported by CJ, Inman held a high-dollar fundraiser on June 30. Inman reported raising $100,000 during the first half of this year. Overall, Inman reports $171,000 cash on hand. Inman is expected to face fellow Appeals Court Judge Rich Dietz, a Republican, who raised $106,000 this year and shows $101,000 cash on hand. For the right to meet Ervin, Republicans will likely have a primary contest. This spring, newly seated Republican state Appeals Court Judge April Wood, announced she would seek to move up to the state Supreme Court in 2022. The third Republican running for state Supreme Court is Trey Allen, a UNC-Chapel Hill School of Government

Gov. Roy Cooper in press conference on July 29, 2021 at the N.C. Emergency Management Operations Center in Raleigh. (photo by Maya Reagan, Carolina Journal) professor and general counsel at the Administrative Office of the Courts. He is Newby’s former clerk, who won a 2020 election to become the current chief justice. Allen reports $124,000 raised, with $112,000 cash on hand. Wood, who appears to have only begun fundraising in May, reports raising $35,000 with a total of $47,000 cash on hand. All the judicial candidates have serious fundraising work to do to try and impact

their race. Keep in mind, one week of statewide broadcast television in North Carolina will cost these candidates $700,000 to $1 million. Eye on 2024 Democratic Attorney General Josh Stein and Republican Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson are both expected to throw their hat into the ring for the open 2024 governor’s race. Stein reported raising $809,000 with $1,038,000 cash on hand.

Robinson had an impressive first half of 2021, raising $500,000 from more than 4,000 donations. Robinson reports $364,000 cash on hand. It appears Republican legislative efforts are ahead of where they were two years ago at this point. Democrats appear to be slightly behind where they were. N.C. Democrats were flush with cash in 2020 up and down the ballot, but their legislative efforts failed in a year traditionally

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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

GASTON COUNTY NICE 2BR, 2BA MOBILE HOME FOR RENT (Off Old Post Road in Cherryville). Fridge & Stove included. $675/mth + $400 deposit. Greg - 704-472-6555 or Tim - 704-473-5744.

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

From Page 1 increase the number of our residents getting vaccinated.” The gift cards are available on a first-come, firstserved 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 – avail-

able. 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.

more favorable to them than 2022 will be. After this year, legislative Democrats may find money harder to come by in 2022 and Republicans could benefit because donors believe they

are bound to retain and grow legislative majorities. Either way, judicial candidates on both sides have a long way to go, and lots of fundraising calls to make if they will have robust campaigns.


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LEGAL NOTICE LEGAL NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NORTH CAROLINA GASTON COUNTY CITY OF CHERRYVILLE CITY COUNCIL Notice is hereby given that the Cherryville Planning and Zoning Board will meet on Monday August 16th at 6:00 pm at the Cherryville Community Building 108 S. Jacob St. to hold a Public Hearing to consider the following: Rezoning request presented by Veda Dellinger Jackson, 815 J.C. Dellinger Rd. Cherryville, NC to Rezone Unassigned Address (parcels #131030 and #131030) Deed Book: 4402 Page: 1292 from R-40 to R-12 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 (8/4 & 8/11/2021)

LEGAL NOTICE LEGAL NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NORTH CAROLINA GASTON COUNTY CITY OF CHERRYVILLE CITY COUNCIL Notice is hereby given that the Cherryville Planning and Zoning Board will meet on Monday August 16th at 6:00 pm at the Cherryville Community Building 108 S. Jacob St. to hold a Public Hearing to consider the following: Sain Properties LLC. 1735 George Brown Rd., Crouse NC. Requesting variance of front yard setback @ 1007 East Main St (parcels #304820) Deed Book: 5211 Page: 0797 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 (8/4 & 8/11/2021)

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CHERRYVILLE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL FALL 2021 Date 8/20 8/27 9/3 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5

Opponent Site Avery County Away West Lincoln Home Blacksburg, SC Home Chase Away Shelby* Away East Gaston* Home OPEN Highland Tech* Away Thomas Jefferson* Home Burns* Home Bessemer City* Away NCHSAA Playoff / wRnd 1-TBA TBA *Conference Games Homecoming & Senior Night info to be announced at a later date

Time 7:30 7:30 7:30 7:30 7:30 7:30 7:30 7:30 7:30 7:30

CHERRYVILLE HIGH SCHOOL JV FOOTBALL - FALL 2021 Date 8/19 8/26 9/2 9/9 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/15 10/22

Opponent Avery County West Lincoln Blacksburg, SC Chase Shelby* East Gaston* OPEN OPEN OPEN Burns*

Site Home Away Away Home Home Away

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CHERRYVILLE WOMEN’S TENNIS 2021 August 18th @ West Lincoln August 24th @ Lincolnton August 26th Lincolnton September 7th Shelby September 8th @ Hunter Huss September 9th East Gaston September 14th @ Highland September 16th @ Shelby September 21st TJCA September 23rd @ Burns September 28th Highland September 30th @ TJCA October 5th Burns October 7th @ East Gaston October 12th Conference Tournament

Remaining 2021 Post 100 American Legion schedule (*-denotes Area IV West Div. game. west Div. games are 7 innings; all others can be 9. Dates could change if inclement weather) American Legion World Series @ Shelby, NC: Aug. 12-17





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