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Council renames stadium In other business: City buys new equipment, moves to demolish two abandoned homes DAVE BLANTON dave.kmherald@gmail.com

The Kings Mountain City Council met last Tuesday to rename one of the city’s sports stadium after a Kings Mountain coaching great, award a commercial mower bid contract, recognize several city employees for their service and set two condemned properties for eventual demolition, among other business. Parker Farm Service beat three other bidders on the price and delivery of a boom mower, also known as a bush hog, that will be used to cut grass on city property as needed. The cost of the

mower is $102,000, an expenditure that was already part of the year’s budget. City Stadium, located at W. Mountain St. and S. Gaston St., is set to be renamed “Shu� Carlton Stadium, the Kings Mountain High School’s head football coach from 1948-1956, who amassed a 48-25-8 record during his tenure. Carlton won the Southwestern Conference championship twice. He was also a Bronze-medal winner in the Korean War, for leaving his tank and crawling through a minefield to rescue a fellow Marine who was under heavy fire, according to documents pro-

duced by the council. Carlton is a member of five sports halls of fame, including The Kings Mountain Sports Hall of Fame, the Gaston County Sports Hall of Fame and the N.C. High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame. The Kings Mountain Hall of Fame is set to raise money for any costs associated with new signage and street markings, according to Kings Mountain Mayor Rick Murphrey. The city moved a step closer to demolishing two vacant properties in the Midpines area that are in disrepair and are overgrown with See COUNCIL 6A,

Mayor Rick Murphrey thanks Mauney Memorial Library Teen Volunteers at last week’s session. The council praised the youngsters for helping encourage children to read, leading camp songs and helping prepare crafts and activities. In all, they worked over 1,000 hours in the summer reading program.

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Ashley Milton is standing by her young son in a frightening medical ordeal that has tested the entire family since he got a terrifying diagnosis of a rare and dangerous immune system disorder back in January. Travis Davis, 8, underwent a potentially life-saving bone-marrow transplant on Aug. 24 at Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte in an effort to reverse the effects of a very uncommon autoimmune disease called hyper immunoglobulin syndrome. In general, the condition causes grave weaknesses in the immune system and results in patients having a higher than normal susceptibility to various infections. Now, the doctors and family are waiting anxiously to see if the transplant procedure was a success. “We’re hearing it went well ‌ but we don’t know yet if it was a complete success,â€? Milton said. “The bone marrow hasn’t starting growing in his body.â€? Milton said doctors have told her that within the next week her son’s white blood count should start rising. That would signal that his body is accepting the donor tissue, and that he may be able to defeat the disease that affects only one in two million males. Females are carriers of the gene that causes hyper immunoglobulin syndrome and are not susceptible to it, as doctors have explained to Milton. Patients with Davis’s condition who do not receive a successful bone marrow transplant face stark odds: eighty percent die before the age of 29 from liver disease, Milton See DAVIS, 3A

Travis Davis, seated, and cousin Cameron Petti squeeze in some playtime at Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte. Davis’s family is hoping a bone marrow transplant he got last month will help him fight off a rare and potentially fatal auto-immune disease he was diagnosed with in the winter.

Make a Wish come true this Saturday A high school senior project about generosity that leapt from the school grounds to try to do some real good in the world is now in its fourth year. The annual Jammin’ for Wishes benefit, a music festival and 5k run that so far has raised $7,500 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The event, which features live

music, face painting and other family-oriented activities, kicks off at 8 a.m. Saturday at Patriots Park downtown. Isaac Pearson took an interesting fundraising as a teen at Kings Mountain High School. He wowed judges with a senior project on the psychology of giving and founded See JAMMIN’, 6A

Jennifer Wampler is taking her latest accomplishment in stride. The Bethware School principal who was recently named the best at what she does in the Cleveland County Schools insists the school’s success is a team effort. “It’s not determined whether I won the apple,� she said, pointing to the glass award in the shape of the red fruit she picked up August 23 at a Shelby ceremony. “It’s determined by what my teachers say, and by what my staff says. This school has come a long way in just a few short years.� Going by the studentachievement numbers, she’s right. Three years ago, when she inherited the top job at the school that serves the Oak Grove community and other parts of western Kings Mountain, Bethware was last place in standardized testing for reading and math. Last year, it claimed first in those categories. Climbing that hill required a solid plan and a steady hand at sticking to a goal of not only im-

proving those scores but making them the best among the district’s other 15 elementary schools. She also said getting wouldn’t have been possible without a bright and forwardlooking staff of teachers and assistant teachers. “You can’t make a change in a year if there aren’t people here who get it,� Wampler said. A product of Kings Mountain High School (class of 1994) and belonging to a family of educators, she said she knew early in life she wanted to be a teacher. She earned a B.A. from Appalachian State University and from there moved right into the classroom – teaching chemistry at Wake Forest-Rolesville High School, near Raleigh. Six years later, she felt a pull toward her adopted hometown of Kings Mountain and moved to the area to take an assistant principal job at Mount Holly’s Pinewood Elementary School. Along the way she had earned a master’s degree in education from her alma mater. “I always wanted to be a teacher,� she said, speaking of her days as a high school student. “I didn’t see myself in administration.� See WAMPLER, 6A

Patriot Day celebration Sept. 11 The City of Kings Mountain will observe Patriot Day on Wednesday, Sept. 11. This solemn anniversary is an annual commemorative service for those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. “This was a very dark day for Americans and the world,’’ said Mayor Rick Murphrey. “We will never forget the attack on so many innocent people and we honor those whose lives were lost and stand proud of our servicemen and women who continue, to this day, to defend and fight for the freedom we have here in America.� The observance will be held on the plaza in front of Kings Mountain City Hall, 101 W. Gold Street, at 12 noon. Participants will include the presentation of colors by the Kings Mountain Police Honor Guard, an invocation by Police Chief Melvin Proctor, pledge of allegiance by Fire Chief Frank Burns and the National Anthem by Shana Adams. Mayor Murphrey will speak followed by a moment of silence and the memorial ringing of the Fire Bell.

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■ OBITUARIES Mabel Eskridge “Short Mama� SHELBY - Mabel Anthony Eskridge, 98, died Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at Cleveland Pines Nursing Center in Shelby. A native of Cleveland County, she was born April 20, 1915 a n d gradua t e d f r o m Shelby H i g h School. Mabel retired from Kings Department Store. She was a lifelong active member of Lafayette Street United Methodist Church where she enjoyed her many years in the choir. She was known as “Short Mama� or ‘Short� to all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren because, as she always explained it, she was shorter than they were. Her Sunday dinners were looked forward to every week by the entire family after church. Mabel was preceded in death by her parents, Loyd B. and Maudie Jane Hicks Anthony; husband, Paul Herman Eskridge; daughter, Myra E. Morrison; son-inlaw, Carl Morrison; brother, C.G. Anthony; and sisters, Helen Smith, Ruth Anthony, and Edith Patton. Mabel is survived by a son, Dr. Jerry Eskridge and wife Lynn of Kings Mountain; seven grandchildren, Paula Morrison Kunka, Carl L. “Ace� Morrison, Jr. and wife Melanie, Charles An-

thony “Charlie� Morrison and wife Sandy, all of Shelby, Sandra Morrison of Buford, GA, Beth Eskridge of Clayton, NC, Rame Eskridge of Nashville, TN, Will Eskridge of Athens, GA; five great grandchildren, Ritchie Sparrow, Myra Sanchez, Carly Morrison, Dylan Morrison, and Megan Morrison; sister-in-law, Meryl Whisnant Anthony of Lincolnton. A special thanks to the staff of Cleveland Pines Nursing Center for the care she received and to Hospice Cleveland County for their recent care. The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 17, 2013 at Lafayette Street United Methodist Church. The Rev. Arthur Holland officiated. Burial was in Cleveland Memorial Park. The family received friends from 10– 1 a.m. prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lafayette Street United Methodist Church, 1420 South Lafayette Street, Shelby, NC 28152, The Wilderness Trail, P O Box 742, Waynesville, NC 28786 or the donor’s choice. Cecil M Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family of Mrs. Eskridge. Guest Registry is available at www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com

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GROVER - Johnny Junior Bolin, 66, resident of 202 Farnham St., Lawrence, Mass., formerly of Grover, N.C., died August 22, 2013, at Lawrence General Hospital, Lawrence, Mass. Mr. Bolin was a member of First Baptist Church, Grover, N.C. and served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. A graveside service was held at the Grover Cemetery on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 at 11 a.m., with the Rev. John Barnhardt officiating. Interment was at Grover Cemetery in Grover, N.C.

KINGS MOUNTAIN Douglas Dwayne Chryst, 57, resident of Kings Mountain, N.C., died August 27, 2013, at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. He was born in Toledo, Ohio, to the late Dwayne Myles Chryst. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Kings Mountain, where he served as sound system technician. A memorial service was held 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at First Presbyterian Church, with Rev. John Bridges officiating. A visitation was held from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday, prior to the service in the church fellowship hall.

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Frank G. Hollifield U.S. Marine Corps veteran KINGS MOUNTAIN – Frank G. Hollifield, 91, resident of Kings Mountain, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 29, 2013 at Kings Mountain Hospital. He was born in Mitchell County, NC, to the late Grady and Hattie Dale Hollifield and was also preceded in death by his brothers, Fred Hollifield and Earl Hollifield; sisters, Gladys Cox and Grace Williams. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Kings Mountain and formerly served as a deacon. He served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. Surviving are his wife of 71 years, Jacquelyn E. “Jackie� Hollifield of the home; son, Dale Hollifield and wife, Dianne of Kings Mountain; sister, Mildred Brown, Hickory; three grandchildren, Aubrey Hollifield and wife, Jenny; Ryan Hollifield and wife, Tina; and Andy Hollifield and wife, Rhonda; 10 great-

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Robert Wayne “Mouse� Parrish, 63, resident of Kings Mountain, N.C., died Friday, August 30, 2013, at Kings Mountain Hospital. He was born in Cleveland County, N.C., to the late Clyde Parrish a n d Hazel Coffey Parrish. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Linda Rogerson. Mr. Parrish was a loving husband who enjoyed sports, including high school football, NASCAR, and fishing. He was employed with Wix Filters for 28 years. Survivors include his wife of 23 years, Rebecca Brooks Parrish, Kings Mountain; son Scott Parrish

and wife Christy, Bessemer City, N.C.; daughter Jill Parrish, Kings Mountain; stepdaughters Margie Barlow, Washington, Stacey Coleman, Rock Hill, S.C.; brother Billy Parrish and wife Joyce, Kings Mountain; sisters Barbara Falls, Kings Mountain, Brenda Melton and husband Jerry, Monroe: grandchild Josh Parrish. Memorial service was held at Trinity Baptist Church in Bessemer City on Monday, Sept. 2, at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Eric Ross officiating. Visitation was held 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be sent to Trinity Baptist Church, 304 W. Indiana Ave, Bessemer City, N.C. 28016. Guest registry available at www.harrisfunerals.com Arrangements by Harris Funeral Home, Kings Mountain, N.C.

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Police closer to nabbing Family Dollar robbery suspect Detectives with the Kings Mountain Police Department say they’ve made progress in the hunt for a woman who held up the Family Dollar on King Street, Aug. 24. A white female standing about 5’5’’ and weighing about 170 lbs. pointed a gun at a store cashier around 8:30 that night and made off with an undisclosed amount of money, according to police. No one was hurt in the crime. Family Dollar employees told police that the woman entered the store dressed in a dark-colored shirt and orange NYFD or NYPD baseball cap. Police began by examining fingerprint and video evidence from the scene of the crime. They’ve since gathered more evidence and developed strong leads in the case. “We’ve two definite persons of interest that we want to speak with,� said Detective Corporal J.T. McDougal. The woman, who appeared to be operating alone, was reportedly driving a grey Dodge quad cab pickup truck. Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Corporal J.T. McDougal with the Kings Mountain Police Department at (704) 734-0444.

Beware of ‘winning’ scam A Kings Mountain woman who passed away two years ago is still being sent mail at her former Battleforest Apartment from a contractor’s network in Cut Off, Louisiana and a securities outfit in Toronto, Ontario in what Apartment Manager Jerry Mullinax calls “a scam.� Checks in the amounts of $3,974.46 and $250,000 supposedly represented the winnings from a DeLotto North American and European sweepstakes lottery. The writer said he deducted $2,230.25 in US dollars from the winnings for taxes and declared that 80 winners of the big lottery shared a total of $250,000 in prize money. The catch: the prize winner was to forward $1,790 through Western Union to a tax agent in Cork, Oreland and “keep this winning confidential.� The last communication to the 210 Cleveland Avenue address mentioned that the prize money was being sent “after many unsuccessful attempts to locate the winner.� Mullinax said that the Kings Mountain tenant moved to Kings Mountain several years ago from Lucasville, Ohio and rented a senior apartment at Battleforest Apartments. She passed away two years ago.

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PATRIOT DAY – The Patriot Day observance will be held on the plaza in front of Kings Mountain City Hall, 101 W. Gold Street, at 12 noon on Wednesday, September 11. Mayor Rick Murphrey is pictured above honoring firemen at the 2012 observance. Photo by Ellis Noell

Shelby woman pleads guilty in HUD scheme CHARLOTTE – A former Shelby realtor pleaded guilty last Monday to selling household appliances she unlawfully removed from vacant homes owned by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, according to the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. Sember Lynn Smathers, 49, formerly of Shelby, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge David S. Cayer to one count of conspiracy to steal government property. The announcement comes from Anne M. Tompkins, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina, Lester Fernandez, Special Agent in Charge, Office of the Inspector General, and the Office of Investiga-

tion of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. According to the criminal indictment and plea agreement, Smathers was a real estate agent and in that capacity had access to listings of vacant HUD real estate owned properties in Charlotte and surrounding communities in North and South Carolina, including Shelby. According to court records, from September 2008 to July 2009, Smathers used a master key to enter the vacant HUD homes and unlawfully remove appliances – such as refrigerators, stoves, washers and dryers – and other items from the homes. Smathers and her coconspirators usually conducted these “clean outs� one or two times per week.

Court records indicate that Smathers then sold these items from her home in Shelby. In February 2009, Smathers and a co-conspirator leased a building in Shelby and set up a business called “Cheap Stuff,� from which they sold the household appliances as well as clothes and lawn maintenance equipment stolen from the HUD properties. According to filed documents, Smathers and another co-conspirator also maintained a storage unit in Shelby to store the stolen appliances, and used Craig’s List, the Shelby Shopper and the Shelby Star to advertise and sell these appliances. Court records indicate that in one instance, Smathers and another person were conducting a “clean

out� while subcontractors were working at the same vacant HUD property. When the subcontractors questioned Smathers about the removal of the appliances from the home, Smathers falsely represented that she and her co-conspirator also worked for the same subcontractors and had been directed to remove the appliances from the home. Court records show that Smathers stole over $13,678 worth of appliances from the vacant homes.

Kings Mountain’s Carsyn Bolin joins the UNCC dance team at the school’s inaugural football game on Saturday. Bolin, who is majoring in math education, was one of only three freshmen dancing at the big game. She’s a 2013 graduate of KMHS, where she was on the cheerleading squad throughout her varsity years. The 49ers whipped the Campbell Camels 52-7.

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DAVIS: continues to battle against rare disease From page 1A said. Davis has been under extensive care since winter and has spent much of that time in the hospital. It was necessary for him to undergo a round of chemotherapy before the late August surgery. The young fighter, though, has had a lot of company and support. His mother has been by his bedside for months as he and doctors battle to beat the rare disease that has made him so sick. His cousin and best friend Cameron Petti, 9, has also spent many hours by his bedside, and family members say that has gone a long way toward cheering up the ailing boy. Travis younger sister Trinity, 7, has also been visiting as much as she can. Davis’s aunt Tasha Locklear described her nephew and his mother as “amazing� for holding up as well as they have. “He’s one strong kid. (Ashley) has taken Travis to every doctor’s appointment, which was three to four times a week, gave him weekly meds through an IV,� Locklear said

Travis ‘Pig’ Davis continues his brave battle against a rare immune system disorder. in an email. “She’s stayed with him at the hospital every day and night, never leaving his side, patiently waiting for good news and for her son to get better.� Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church held a fundraising barbecue called “Pigging out for the Pig� in June to help raise money for the family’s medical bills. Davis’s nickname is “Pig.�

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BLOODMOBILE VISITS – The Red Cross bloodmobile will be at the H. Lawrence Patrick Senior Life & Conference Center, 900 E. King Street and Friday, Sept. 20 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and at Grover’s First Baptist Church, 403 Cleveland Avenue in Grover, October 8 from 3-7:30 p.m.

The Discovery Place family of museums will offer educators a chance to experience curiosity, imagination and exploration free of charge during special Educator Saturdays throughout September, beginning this weekend. Educators can immerse themselves in the wonder of science at Discovery Place, the beauty of nature at Charlotte Nature Museum and the excitement of educational play at Discovery Place KIDS-Huntersville and Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham. Throughout their visit, they will see how learning experiences can extend outside the classroom and enhance teaching plans. Complimentary admission will be valid for all educators plus one guest. Educator Saturdays provide the chance to explore the array of exhibits, labs, live programming, outdoor adventures, and films that are offered daily at the Museums and consider how these experiences enhance student learning. From hands-on lab classes in robotics to live animal interactions and imaginative role playing, Discovery Place, Charlotte Nature Museum and both Discovery Place KIDS Museums help educators meet demanding curriculum requirements by offering engaging, state-of-the-art educational experiences. Each participating educator will receive a packet to take home that includes the Museums’ new Educator Guides, special coupons and the chance to win a free field trip for their class (transportation not included). Educator Saturdays will be held during regular Museum hours, Saturday September 7, 14, 21 and 28. Educators must present their school ID to receive free admission. Reservations are not required but educators should visit Admissions upon arrival to register and receive information and parking validation.

A P P R E C I AT I O N BREAKFAST – The City of Kings Mountain’s annual Customer Appreciation Breakfast will be held Thursday, Sept. 19, from 7:30-9 a.m. at the H. Lawrence Patrick Senior Life & Conference Center in Kings Mountain. BACKPACK PROJECT – Please bring your donation of non-perishable food items for the backpack project to the Patrick Senior Center. These backpacks go to students who need a little extra food over the weekend. Backpacks are returned each Monday, filled on Thursday, and handed out to students when they leave on Friday. It is suggested that items be ready to eat and not require cooking or milk to prepare.



       

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NC Supreme Court grants AG Cooper’s request for a stay of Court of Appeals ruling Raleigh: A state law that bans convicted sex offenders from using social networking websites where children are members remains in effect thanks to a stay granted by the North Carolina Supreme Court, Attorney General Roy Cooper said Friday. Cooper requested the stay following a Court of Appeals ruling that struck down the law last week in the case of State v. Packingham. The stay granted Tuesday will remain in place while the Attorney General’s Office files a petition within the next few weeks to have the NC Supreme Court hear the case. “We plan to ask the Supreme Court to review the case and uphold this tool that law enforcement and prosecutors can use to protect children,� Cooper said. Cooper pushed for the social networking ban for convicted sex offenders as part of a comprehensive legislative package in 2008

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team. Stickler said that Patterson will greet customers at the family owned and operated auto repair shop, provide estimates and work with customers to schedule service. He will also contact customers if they choose to take advantage of the night drop off service. Patterson is pastor of Dixon Presbyterian Church. He and his wife, Debbie, are longtime residents of Kings

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traumatic stress disorder, or any other serious injury or illness. VA is committed to providing caregivers with the support they need. How does it work? It’s a six-week, highly-interactive, online small-group workshop where 20-25 family caregivers complete the online workshop together. It’s facilitated by two trained moderators, one or both of whom also are caregivers. Participation may be at two to three times during each week, for a total of two hours a week for six weeks. VA and the National Council on Aging are making this program available through an innovative partnership to provide self-management support for family caregivers. “VA is committed to providing caregivers with the support they need to help those who live with scars borne in battle in defense of our nation’s freedom,� said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Jones, Fort Mill, speeding 80 in 65 mph zone. AUG. 31: Diaz Alfonso, Simsonville, speeding 80 in a 65 mph zone. AUG. 31: Ida M. Burris, Apt. 40 Chesterfield Ct., noise ordinance citation. AUG. 31: Alathea D. Burris, 520 Harmon Ct.,

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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

MEDITATION

Josh Tucker Pastor St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church A recent focus in my daily devotions has been on the abundant blessings that God so generously bestows upon his people. David’s Psalm reads, “happy are the people to whom such blessings fall; happy are the people whose God is the Lord” (Pslam 144:15). When God created the heavens and the earth he named his creation good. Throughout the Scriptures,

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an everlasting covenant is created between God and his people marking the promises God makes to creation to provide and protect us, to supply us with what we need and to richly bless us. This recent focus on God’s continual blessings for us has caused me to think about the natural reaction we have in our society and culture today to focus on what seems to be lacking in our lives rather than what we have been blessed with. It’s easy, and most likely natural for humanity, to direct our thinking towards the things that we need (or want) instead of what God has promised, promises and will promise to bless us with. Our challenge as God’s people is to focus our thinking not on what we’re lacking but on the positive blessings of the life God has

granted us with; to focus on the time, talent and treasures that we have and to share those blessings with others. In the gospel of Mark, Jesus gives us a great example of this shift in our attitude and focus. Jesus and his disciples have a large crowd that has been following them for a long time. Jesus has been preaching and teaching the people and they find themselves in a deserted place and everyone is tired and hungry. The people have no money to buy food and neither do the disciples. Some of the disciples notice that a few of the people who have followed them have some bread but it is certainly not enough to feed everyone (about 5,000 men and their families). Naturally, the disciples begin to panic over fear that they cannot provide for

the faithful people. Just then, Jesus turns the disciples focus to what they have instead of what is lacking. He asks them “how many loaves have you, go and see” (Mark 6:36). Of course, in one of the more popular miracles in the Scriptures, Jesus goes on to ask God’s blessings upon the little amount of bread and fish that they have gathered and the entire crowd is able to get their fill with some food being left over. As we work to change our mindset to focus on the blessings God gives us rather than what we lack in this life we are able to see and experience the love of God more abundantly; we are able to take in his blessings more deeply; and we are more apt to share his love and his blessings with others. God bless you today and always. Amen.

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FIRST CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST – Homecoming Day is Sunday, Sept. 7, at First Congregational United Church of Christ in the Lincoln Academy Community. Rev.H. Lynn McDowell will lead the morning worship service at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served after the morning service in the church fellowship hall. The public is invited. WESTOVER BAPTIST CHURCH, 114 Westover Dr., will celebrate Homecoming Sunday, Sept. 8, with Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. and singing by the Spencer Mountain Quintet at 10:30 a.m. Morning worship will be held at 11:30 a.m. Lunch will be served in the fellowship hall after the service. The community is welcome. There will be no evening service. KINGS MOUNTAIN BAPTIST CHURCH, 101 W. Mountain St., will have Kid’s Fun Day on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the church parking lot. Hot dogs with all the trimmings, face painting, Bouncy House, weather permitting, kid’s crafts and more. It’s free. Bible Study is held every Sunday at 9:45 a.m. for all ages and worship service at 11 a.m. The public is invited.

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Church Service Directory KINGS MOUNTAIN Long Creek Presbyterian Church 701 Long Creek Road 704-629-4406

New Life Family Worship Center 428 Oak Grove Road 704-739-9371

Love Valley Baptist Church 2032 Bethlehem Road 704-730-0075

New Way Missionary Baptist Church 105 Waco Road 704-724-0414

Macedonia Baptist Church 1101 S. Battleground Avenue 704-739-6811

Oak Grove Baptist Church 1022 Oak Grove Road 704-739-4833

Midview Baptist Church 703 Margrace Road 704-739-6711 Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church 220 N. Watterson Street 704-739-8354

Oak View Baptist Church 1517 York Road 704-739-7831

Mountain View Agape Church 506 Sparrow Springs Road 704-739-0160 Mt. Olive Baptist Church Compact School Road 704-739-4516 Mt. Zion Baptist Church 220 N. Watterson Street 704-739-8354

Pathway Baptist Church 3100 Parkdale Circle 704-734-0852 Patterson Grove Baptist Church 301 Oak Grove Road 704-739-5826 Peoples Baptist Church 1010 Groves Street 704-739-0398 Proclaiming the Word Ministries 7011 Cleveland Avenue

Living Water Church of Jesus Christ 541 Crocker Road 704-730-9507

Progressive Church of Our Lord 1001 Cleveland Avenue 704-734-1070

New Bynum Chapel Zion Church N. Cansler Street 704-739-2606

Resurrection Lutheran Church 600 Crescent Circle 704-739-5580

New Camp Creek Baptist Church 863 New Camp Creek Ch. Road 704-487-7128

Royal Praise Ministries 2055 Shelby Rd.

Featured Church of the Week: Resurrection Lutheran Church Saint Matthew’s Lutheran Church 201 N. Piedmont Avenue 704-739-7466 Second Baptist Church 120 Linwood Road 704-739-4216 Shady Grove Baptist Church 339 Shady Grove Road 704-739-8920 St. Paul United Methodist Church N. Cansler Street 704-739-1256 Sunrise Baptist Church 208 Mail Road 704-692-3007 Temple Baptist Church 612 N. Cansler Street 704-739-4716 The Favor Center Church 602 Slater Street

704-739-9230 True Gospel Holiness Church 1608 Shelby Road 704-739-6764 Unity AME Zion Church 948 Unity Church Road 704-228-0328 Vestibule AME Zion Church 2175 Vestibule Church Road 704-739-7961 Westover Baptist Church 114 Westover Drive GASTONIA Bethesda United Methodist Church 3714 S. New Hope Rd Grace Community Advent Christian Church 206 West 3rd Avenue

GROVER Bethany Baptist Church 423 Cleveland Avenue 704-937-3010 Carolina Praise and Worship Center 201 N. Main Street 704-937-7541 First Apostolic Church of Blacksburg 205 E. Cherokee St. Blacksburg, SC704-9377390864-839-1873 WACO New Testament Missionary Baptist Church

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COUNCIL: renames stadium, buys equipment, moves to demolish abandoned homes From page 1A brush and weeds. An abandoned house at 311 Edel Street is set to be torn down by late October. It shows roof and ceiling damage, is open to vagrants and is dangerous to life, health and other property, according to information provided to the council by the city’s Department of Codes and Engineering Standards. The property and the structure together have a current tax value of $22,095, according to information supplied to the council. A neighboring property, 307 Edel Street, has also drawn the attention of the city due to its state of disrepair. The city has already boarded up the sagging and abandoned structure. Per ordinance, however, the city must wait one year from the date of the resolution to demolish it up because it has been appraised of having an actual value at least 50 percent of its stated tax value of $75,000. The one-year gap is designed to give any current or future owners the opportunity to bring the building up to code. According to the Department of Codes and Engineering, it poses a fire hazard and the risk of other accidents. It also has a leaking roof, no heating system and a damaged foundation. Several Midpines residents appeared before the council to attest to the damage the two properties have inflicted on the neighborhood. They also expressed frustration about the

This dilapidated property at 311 Edel St. in the Midpines community has been tabbed for demolition by the city. It has roof and ceiling damage and is dangerously open to vagrants and wildlife, according to city documents. The city looks to tear down the building by the end of the month. one-year wait to demolish the propThe council recognized three Also recognized were 27 erty at 307 Edel St. city employees for service on Tues- Mauney Memorial Library Teen Both properties fall outside city day evening: Billing Customer Volunteers. The council praised limits, but are included in the city’s Service Representative Patti Bur- them for helping encourage children Extraterritorial Jurisdiction, or ETJ. nette, 15 years; Garage Superin- to read, leading camp songs and Under city ordinance, properties in tendent Shawn Sisk, 15 years; helping prepare crafts and activities. the ETJ must comply with housing Transportation Coordinator for the In all, the youngsters worked over codes and meet minimal zoning reg- Aging Phyllis Thompson, 5 years. 1,000 hours to make the summer ulations. The city does not enforce “All of you have made the City reading program a success. or oversee so-called appearance of Kings Mountain a better place “They really do a good job,� the standards in the ETJ, according to and I thank you for that,� the mayor mayor said in thanking them for the mayor. said. their service.

In other business, the council moved to make Sept. 7 “Make A Wish� day in Kings Mountain. Isaac Pearson, his brother Jack and their father Butch started the annual musical benefit Jammin’ for Wishes, which raises money for the MakeA-Wish Foundation. This year’s concert and 5K run is set for Sept. 7 at Patriots Park. It also proclaimed to make September Childhood Obesity Awareness Month in the town. Council notes said that during the past four decades, obesity rates have soared among all age groups, increasing more than fourfold among those aged 6 to 11. Nearly 32 percent of children between ages two and 19 are obese or overweight. The council invited residents, business owners and health professionals to help raise awareness about the epidemic “not only in our city but across the nation,� the mayor said. The council also recognized Adam Douglas Satterfield for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts Organization. He’s the son of Doug and Sandra Satterfield and a member of Boy Scout Troop 91 of Bethlehem Baptist Church. He was also recognized for his outstanding work on the Hamrick Overlook Project on the Gateway Trail, which provides scenic views of downtown Kings Mountain. Satterfield didn’t attend, but the mayor said the council plans to invite him back and officially recognize him in person.

JAMMIN’: for Wishes Saturday

WAMPLER: principal eager to share credit

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the school club Mounties for Wishes. His younger brother Jack, now president of the club, and father Butch are getting ready for the annual fundraising event they run together. “The money we raise stays here,� Pearson said, explaining that 100 percent of the money they raise goes directly to the regional Make-A-Wish Foundation organization. In just two years, he said, the Make-AWish Foundation of Central and Western North Carolina has helped 11 Kings Mountain children and 33 others in Cleveland County fighting life-threatening illnesses make their wishes come true. The most popular wish is a trip to Disneyworld – which cost about $6,000 – that includes accommodations for family members and a friend of the ailing child, Pearson said. More about Jammin’ for Wishes

The first 30 registrants for the 5K run, which begins at 9 a.m., get a free T-shirt. Following the “fun run,� guests can enjoy face painting, kids’ activities and live music from noon until 10 p.m. with Tanner Collins, johnJack, Gary Ramsey, Dennis Solesbee, Curt Collins, One Leg Rooster, Sharkadelics, The Silver Travis Band, and Southern Experience. The event’s sponsors are Dellinger’s Jewel Shop, 238 Cherokee Grill, and Adventures in Advertising. Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina serves 51 counties in the state from Alamance County westward. The organization has granted more than 3,000 wishes and has never turned down a request from an eligible child. For more information about Make-AWish, please visit www.nc.wish.org or call 1877-677-WISH. For more information about Jammin’ for Wishes, or to help out at the event, please contact Butch Pearson at (704) 472- 0965.

But that slowly changed as Wampler discovered she could apply her smarts and tough work ethic to having a larger impact on more students. After a two-year stint at Pinewood, she moved to East Elementary to take her first job as principal. Now, she says, “Bethware is a good fit for me. I love the school. We have a bright future here.� On a stroll through campus last week, she spoke easily about the school’s long history as she visited a few classrooms. The school was the result of a consolidation between El Bethel School and Ware

    

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School in 1924. Since those early days, it has picked up the students from the Bethlehem and Patterson Grove communities. Up until 1961, it served students of all levels. The following year, as a central high school was established downtown, it became a 1st-8th grade school. In the last several decades, like other elementary schools, it added a kindergarten level and eventually dropped 5th grade as the Kings Mountain Intermediate School become a feeder for all of Kings Mountain and Grover’s 5th graders. For about the last decade, it has also offered optional prekindergarten classes. As Bethware changes with the times, so does Wampler. She’s working on another advanced degree at Appalachian State (Education Specialist), which says she’ll finish up in the fall of 2014 and give her the credentials needed to go after even bigger jobs in education. After that, she’s planning on enrolling in a doctoral program. The selection process for

Principal of the Year begins with getting nominated by other Cleveland County principals. Then, nominees submit their resumes. Finalists are ultimately interviewed by a panel consisting of a Gardner-Webb education professor, a representative from Cleveland Community College, and a community leader with connections to local schools. “They were some great people in the running,� Wampler said. “I was really honored just to be among them.� Wampler, who describes herself as a big Duke basketball fan, lives in Kings Mountain with her husband, a detective with the Shelby Police Department, and their two daughters, Markie, 3, and Sloan, 1. She joins two others in receiving the system’s highest accolades for the 20122013 school year. Lawson Propst, of Fallston Elementary, won the Teacher of the Year Award and Joreka Bass, of Burns High School, won the Teacher Assistant of the Year.

     

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GOVERNMENT KINGS MOUNTAIN CITY COUNCIL meets last Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at Kings Mountain City Hall, 101 W. Gold St. CLEVELAND COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS - meets on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 6 p.m. in the commissioners’ chambers, second floor, County Administration Building, 311 E. Marion St., Shelby. CLEVELAND COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS meets the second Tuesday of every month at 10 a.m. in the Board Room of the Board of Elections, 215 Patton Drive, Shelby. Absentee meetings for the 2013 elections are conducted at 10 a.m. commencing on the third Tuesday before each election and each Tuesday thereafter until Election Day: Oct. 8, 20123 and Nov.5, 2013.

CLUB MEETINGS AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY meets third Thursdays of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post 155, E. Gold Street. DOUGH MAKERS INVESTMENT CLUB – The Dough Makers Investment Club (for women) usually meets every third Monday of the month at 5:30 P.M. at the Edward Jones Office at 307 B East King Street. For information, please contact the Edward Jones Office at 704-739-0997 or Esther Plonk, President 704-739-1917. KINGS MOUNTAIN ROTARY CLUB Every Thursday, noon, at the Patrick Senior Center, 909 E. King St. SOUTHERN ARTS SOCIETY – Meets every first Thursday of the month at the KM Art Center (Old Depot), 301 N. Piedmont Ave. Social time is at 6:30 p.m. and the program is at 7 p.m. Visitors are welcome. KINGS MOUNTAIN WOMAN’S CLUB – Meets the 4th Monday of every month at 6 p.m. at the Kings Mountain Woman’s Club, E. Mountain St. EXECUTIVE BOARD FOR KINGS MOUNTAIN WOMAN’S CLUB– Meets the 2nd Monday of every month at 6 p.m. at the Kings Mountain’s Woman’s Club, E. Mountain St. MILITARY SUPPORT GROUP – Meets every fourth Thursday of every month at Central United Methodist Church. VFW POST 9811, Kings Mountain/Cherryville meets the second Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. IN COUNTY VIETNAM VETERANS breakfast group – Meets the 2nd Monday of every month, 9 a.m., at Mountain View Restaurant in Kings Mountain. Contact Steve Brown at 704-739-2725 for more information. KM KIWANIS CLUB – Meets each Thursday at 6:30 p.m. for dinner in the Community Room (lower level) at the Mauney Memorial Library, S. Piedmont Ave. KM LIONS CLUB– Meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month at 6:30 p.m. at Linwood Restaurant, 805 Cleveland Ave. OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS: Kings Mountain– Christ the King Catholic Church, 714 Stone St., 6:30 p.m., meets 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. Contact: Mary (704) 482-8690; Lincolnton– Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 2639 N. Carolina 150, 10:30 a.m. – Noon, 2nd & 4th Saturdays, hut in back, Contact: Robbie (704) 616-2630; Shelby– Cleveland County Memorial Library, 103 Howie Dr., Call for meeting times, Contact: Robbie (704) 6162630. You may also call the Reach Line & Information at (704) 319-1625, or go to www.oa.org. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop eating compulsively. There are no dues or fees for membership. The groups are self-supporting. POSITIVE ATTITUDES WALKING CLUB - There is an open invitation to all

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Kings Mountain ladies to join the Positive Attitudes Walking Club. The club members walk in various downtown areas of Kings Mountain during lunch hours. An inspirational devotion is provided. For more information call 704-472-4403. BROAD RIVER GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY will sponsor a free presentation, “Why Abraham Lincoln was born in Rutherford County� on Sept. 8 at 3 p.m. at Neal Senior Center in Shelby. Doug Mayes, former longtime anchor on WBTV Channel 3 and WSOC Channel 9, will introduce the speaker from Lincoln Center in Bostic. Mayes will also show a short film on the Lincoln Center that was shown on WSOC-TV in 1990. The public is invited. Refreshments will be served after the presentation.

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CHURCH EVENTS Mt. Zion Baptist Church - 220 North Watterson St., Kings Mountain invites you to the “Shepherd’s Table� for a free meal every Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., sponsored by the Mission Dept. Contact Sisters Eloise Jenkins or Valerie Boyd at 704-7398354 for Information. Pastor: Raymond J. Gardin Jr. YOU ARE INVITED to attend a praise and worship service with special prayer for the sick with Paul and Sister Marilyn, 700 Groves St., on Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. Ministry is in lower level. For more information, call (704) 750-4197.

SENIOR CENTER BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC – the third Wednesday of the month from 10 – 11:30 a.m. In the Craft Room, sponsored by Gentiva. BACKPACK PROJECT – Please bring in non-perishable food items for our backpack project. These backpacks go to students who need a little extra food over the weekend. Backpacks are returned each Monday, filled on Thursday, and handed out to students when they leave on Friday. Suggested items are: individual cereal packs (can be eaten without milk), Pop Tarts, individual prepared dinners (Mac & Cheese, spaghetti, etc.), fruit cups, applesauce, pudding cups, Beenie Weenies, peanut butter, juice boxes, crackers or cookies. COMPUTER CLASSES taught by Pat Bolte will change to only Mondays from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. for the month August. In September, classes will return to their regular schedule. S.H.O.P items in August are peanut butter and jelly. Just drop off your donations at the Center Monday – Friday between 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Remember, you don’t have to be a senior to help with this project. All items are donated to the Crisis Ministry of Kings Mountain. NEW T’AI CHI CLASS – starts Thursday, Sept. 12, from 2-3 p.m. in Conference Room I. Andrew Baker is instructor and a donation of $3 per person is requested. T’ai is an ancient form of meditative exercise which originated in China and is recognized by its slow, captivating movement. All donations will go toward purchase of DVDs for the class. ANATOMY OF A SCAM – Caroline Farmer from the State Attorney’s Office will speak from 10-11 a.m. on how scammers are targeting older adults more frequently. FLU SHOTS TUESDAY, SEPT. 17 – The Senior Center and Mountain Street Pharmacy will offer flu shots from 9-10:30 a.m. to seniors 55 and older. Flu shots are free with Medicare Part B. Take your Medicare card and your Social Security card with you. Vaccine is $28 without this benefit. FALL PREVENTION is the topic of the program Tuesday, Sept. 10 at the Senior Center.

HOSPICE Hospice Training Class – Sept.23, Sept. 24, and Sept. 26 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. or 5-9 p.m. at Hospice Cleveland County Administration Building. The 12-hour course is free and there is no obligation to volunteer. To get credit for the entire course, you will need to come to all classes.

Diamond Ring Raffle- Win a 14kt white gold five stone diamond, ring value $3,250. Tickets are $10 each or 3 for $25 and can be purchased Hospice Cleveland County, Kings Mountain Hospice House or The Hospice Store. Drawing will be held Oct. 17 at Corks & Taps for Hospice at LeGrand Center. Corks & Taps for Hospice, a wine and tasting event and silent auction, Oct. 17. Silent auction from 6-8 p.m. and tasting from 6-9 p.m. Food provided by Smoke on the Square and Dirty Grass Soul. Tickets $30 in advance, $35 at the door. The Hospice Store - Located at 323 E. Marion Street beside Dollar General near Uptown Shelby. Please call Angela Jones at 980-295-8578 if you have items to donate or for volunteer opportunities. Store Hours: Thursday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. 323 E. Marion St., Shelby. KINGS MOUNTAIN GATEWAY TRAILS, Inc., 807 Battleground Ave., ½ mile from downtown Kings Mountain, 704739-4755 – 18 month activities in celebration of being designated a National Recreation Trail June 2013. SEPTEMBER 14 – 10-11 a.m. - YOGA demonstration, bring your towel or mat and plan to join or just be there to watch. Yoga class of YMCA will participate led by Candace Hyde and Marty Anderson. OCTOBER 26: 9 a.m. - Walk with a Doc, sponsored by Cleveland Regional Medical Center, the Kings Mountain Hospital, and the Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute. Meet at the trailhead parking lot and wear good walking shoes. Tour for 30 to 45 minutes. NOVEMBER 9: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Hot dogs and burgers at the trail. National Recreation Trail dedication, trailhead. 2 p.m. ribbon-cutting and dedication. Golf cart rides 2 to 5 p.m. for folks that can’t walk the trail. NOVEMBER 23: 9 a.m. WALK with a DOC sponsored by Cleveland Regional Medical Center, the Kings Mountain Hospital and the Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute’s Meet at the trailhead parking lot and wear good walking shoes. Tour for 30-45 minutes. December, January and February: open for events. MARCH 1, 2014: 9 a.m.-12 noon – 5th annual Gateway 5K, Run, Walk, Fun Run beginning at the trailhead. Register on line on the Kings Mountain Gateway Trail face Book page or get information at 704-7394755 or on the trail website, www.kmgatewaytrails.org. Applications for the event will be available at the Chamber of Commerce office in Kings Mountain, the Kings Mountain Family YMCA and at Alliance Bank downtown.

MUSEUM Kings Mountain Historical Museum is OPEN Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. The cost of admission is free, however donations are appreciated. All donations go toward supporting the museum’s mission of informing the public of the history of the City of Kings Mountain and surrounding areas by preserving and exhibiting the 19th and early 20th century collection. KINGS MOUNTAIN ROCKS through 10/5- 10-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. On display rocks, gems and minerals from the area, 100 E. Mountain St., 704-739-1019. TENTH ANNUAL REVERSE RAFFLE & AUCTION –Sept. 14, grand prize

$10,000- tickets on sale at KM Historical Museum. The place- H. Lawrence Patrick Senior Life & Conference Center. With your $100 ticket purchase you not only get dinner for 2 but a chance to win the grand prize of $10,000. Tickets will also be drawn for door prizes. All paid ticket holders are eligible and need not be present to win.

LIBRARY EVENTS LAST TUESDAY of each month, 6:30 p.m. “A Company of Readers� Book Club in Community Room. Open to the public. Have fun and make friends at this unique book club, a gathering of different ages and varied tastes. Read the book of your choice and participate by briefly sharing. STORY TIME resumes after Labor Day on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The Tuesday group includes 3-5 year old preschoolers. Thursday group is geared for birth to 2 years old. Join the Library staff at 10 a.m. in the Community Room. All events, unless other wise listed will be at the Mauney Memorial Library, 100 S. Piedmont Ave., Kings Mountain.

SPECIAL EVENTS THE TATER BAND is performing at VFW Post 9811 at 3800 Margrace Rd. on Friday, Sept. 6. from 8 p.m. to midnight. $5 cover charge. Must be 21. Call (704) 7504230 with questions. Come and join the fun. THE FOOTHILLS FARMERS MARKET - Downtown Kings Mountain is held every Saturday 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Railroad Avenue between Gold and Mountain Streets. AMERICAN LEGION POST 155 has BINGO every Friday night starting at 6 p.m. Food is available. ZUMBA - Every Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday, 7 p.m., Kings Mountain National Guard Armory, 300 Phifer Rd. Instructor is Jennifer Stacey. KMHS CLASS OF 1983 30TH YEAR reunion Oct. 12, at Kings Mountain Woman’s Club. Contact Janie Loftin Dixon at ljdixojdixon@yahoo.com or 501 Woodland Drive for more information. THE J.H. AUTON FAMILY REUNION is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 8, at McKendre Methodist Church, 3537 Maiden Hwy., Lincolnton. Please bring old family photos to shrae. For more information, call Chucky t (704) 735-3556 or Chris at (704) 732-3139. BACK TO SCHOOL FOR ADULTS – Sept. 7, 10 a.m., Gaston County Public Library, 1555 East Garrison Blvd., Gastonia. No reservation required for individuals and families. What potential college students need to know. Presenter: Patricia Jennings, Graduate and Degree program specialist at Belmont Abbey College.

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Traveling 8,000 miles to visit some old friends DAVE BLANTON dave.kmherald@gmail.com

Foreign exchange students come and go. Some come and go and then come back again, having forged bonds with host families and other friends they’ve made in the their time visiting the United States. That’s the case with Lynn Dell, a South African who attended Kings Mountain High School for a semester in 2002. She’s been catching up with old friends here in town for a month while she’s on vacation. “The people drew me back here,” said the 26-year-old Dell, now a biology teacher at an all-girls school in Johannesburg, her native country’s largest city. “The only thing (some people) know about America is what they see on TV or the movies. They don’t understand that there are all these wonderful small towns.” On a recent afternoon on Kimberly and Justin Frye’s patio, Dell was enjoying the warm summer air (it’s the middle of winter in South Africa) and chatting about some of her travels. She took in the sites of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge two weeks ago with her 2002 host family Cathy and Jerry Stark. And she spent a long Labor Day weekend in Myrtle Beach with Lynda and Randy Frye, a couple she is staying with for a few weeks on her current stay in the U.S. “We liked Lynn when we first met her,” said Frye, a retired middle and intermediate school teacher. “We’re so delighted she was able to come back here all these years later and visit us.” Frye and her husband themselves have played host to foreign exchange students who have also returned years later to catch up. Last year they welcomed Lisa Wetzel, a German, back into their home. Dell, the South African, actually made a return trip to the U.S. in 2007, but she spent most of her time on that trip in California. In fact, the young traveler for years was somewhat of a moving target. She packed up her bags in 2010 and moved to South Korea to take a job teaching English in the Asian country’s second largest city of Busan. She said it was that experience that inspired her to go into teaching upon returning to South Africa. Before that she was on track to be a research scientist in microbiology. “That really made the difference,” she said. “It made it clear that teaching was the best thing for me.” She flies back to the busy city of Johannesburg tomorrow to get back to work, where most private schools operate on a trimester schedule. Dell said she’s enjoyed everything about coming back to the Kings Mountain area, especially the area’s relatively slow pace and quiet evenings.

Ginger Jeffcoat, a coordinator and regional manager for a company that makes arrangements for foreign exchange students, said she’s used to seeing a lot of happy outcomes. “It’s a rewarding experience for host families,” said Jeffcoat, who’s been connecting foreign students with host families for about 20 years. “Of course, it’s usually a life-changing experience for the students involved. They love it.” “Each host family gives different experiences,” she said, adding that her employer, the AIFS Foundation, places about 20 students with N.C. families each year. “But all great host families share the love of learning another culture and making a lifelong international friend.” She said that students can stay for one semester or two and that most foreign exchange students coming to the U.S. are from Western Europe, and that the practice is most common in Germany. Lynne catches up with Lynda Frye at the Frye’s home near Bessemer City.

Lynne with her “host family.” From left to right: Stephanie Stark, Lynne, Audrey Stark, Cathy Stark, Jerry Stark. Stephanie and Audrey went to KMHS with Lynne (and Justin and Lisa).

Back to school health and safety tips Eating right A healthy diet can help students excel in school. One of the best ways to jump-start a successful school day is to provide children with a nutritious morning meal. This doesn’t necessarily mean serving traditional breakfast foods, however. For school children, a healthy breakfast can include high-fiber grains, fruit and dairy products. Here are some options: • Fiber rich and whole-grain cereals with low fat milk • Yogurt and berries • Toast, eggs and 100 percent fruit juice • Whole-wheat bagels and cheese or eggs with low-fat milk • Peanut butter and jelly sandwich with low-fat milk • Grilled cheese sandwich with 100 percent fruit juice Children should be having even more nutrient-rich foods for lunch, to help them stay alert throughout the day. Half of a child’s lunch should be fruits and vegetables, and at least half of the grains eaten at lunch should be whole grains. Fats and sweets should be kept to a minimum. Other lunchtime tips for school children: • Mix it up. Variety is good. For example, avoid packing the same type of bread every day and make sandwiches using pitas, bagels, crackers or tortillas. • Simplify things. Provide children with fruits that are easy to pick up and eat, such as apple wedges, grapes or strawberries. Packing a yogurt or peanut butter dipping sauce can also be fun for kids. • Limit sugary drinks. Even 100 percent juice contains a lot of sugar. Opt for low-fat milk, water or sugar-free flavored water. Don’t give children drinks with caffeine or

herbal supplements. • Review the school lunch menu. Even children who bring their lunch to school can buy a cheese stick or milk at school to ensure it’s fresh and cold. Parents should check their child’s school lunch menu to review what is being served.

carrying too much weight. Watch your child put on or take off a backpack to see if they have difficulty. If a backpack appears too heavy, have the child remove some of the books and carry them in their arms to ease the load on their back. Children should be encouraged to stop at their locker throughout the day to drop off heavier books.

Backpack safety It's not only how much weight a kid totes, but also how it's packed and distributed With the start of a new school year, parents need to think about the comfort and safety of their children's backpacks. Backpacks are designed to distribute the weight of load among some of the body's strongest muscles. But when worn incorrectly, injuries such as strains, sprains and posture problems can occur. While some of these injuries can be minor, others can have a lasting effect on kids, and follow them into adulthood. Children should carry no more than 15 percent to 20 percent of their body weight. They should use both shoulder straps on backpacks and adjust the straps to keep the load close to the back. Other tips: When lifting backpacks, bend at the knees. Remove or reorganize items if a backpack is too heavy. When packing, place heavier items low and toward the center. Carry only items that are required for the school day or for homework. Parents should buy a backpack that's an appropriate size for the child. They should encourage their child to alert them about numbness or tingling in the arms or legs, which may indicate that a backpack fits poorly or that a child is

School bus safety Those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer are gone and that means it’s time to talk school – specifically school bus safety. • Make sure your children arrive at the bus stop at least five minutes before the bus is due. • Discourage horseplay and instruct them to stay out of the street while they’re waiting. • Once they climb aboard, instruct your kids to stay seated, facing forward, and to keep their head and arms inside. • And no shouting or fooling around, extra noise and activity can distract the driver. • When it’s time to get off, students should wait until the bus comes to a full stop. • If they have to cross the street, they should walk at least 10 feet in front of the bus so the driver can see them. • It’s best to have your child look left, right, and left again, before stepping into the street to make sure no cars are coming. • One more important note, no talking to strangers when walking to and from the bus stop.


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POSTGAME PLAY OF THE GAME On the third play of the game freshman receiver Jake Merchant hauled in a 43yard flea flicker from Brandon Bell at the East Gaston 12 to get the Mountaineer offense rolling to a 40-23 victory. YARDSTICK KM EG First downs 21 12 Yds. Rushing 318 211 Yds. Passing 126 97 Passes 5-13 4-10 Fumbles lost 0 2 Yds. Pen. 55 30 Punts 2-28 2-43 BY THE NUMBERS KM 20 0 6 14 -40 EG 7 0 16 0 -23 HOW THEY DID IT FIRST PERIOD KM - 9:26 - Brandon McClain 1 run (Cameron Hord kick). 65-yd drive, 6 plays following opening kickoff. Key plays 43-yd. reception by Merchant, McClain 4-13 rushing, Tico Crocker 9-yd. run. EG - 7:57 - Austin Woods 9-run (Matthew Marks kick). 55-yd. drive, 4 plays. Woods 3-52 rushing. KM - 6:49 - McClain 36run (kick failed). 58-yd. drive, 3 plays, including 15yd. reception by Chance Frederick and 7-yd. run by Bell. KM - 0:51.6 - McClain 5 run (Hord kick). 88-yd. drive, 10 plays following fumble recovery by Chaz Gamble. McClain 4-24 rushing, Bell 1-24 rushing, Crocker 3-7 rushing and 17yd. reception. THIRD PERIOD KM - 11:21 - McClain 3 run (kick failed). 21-yd., 2 plays (both runs by McClain) following fumble recovery by Josh Beheler on 2nd half kickoff. EG - 10:09 - Woods 1 run (Woods run). 75-yd. drive 4 plays following KM kickoff. Key play 56-yd. reception by Bailey Crane. EG - 0:07.9 - Woods 1 run (Crane pass from Woods). 83-yd. drive, 13 plays. FOURTH PERIOD KM - 7:08 - Merchant 16 pass from Bell (Hord kick). 62-yd. drive, 6 plays plus 2 15-yd. penalties against EG. KM - 1:14 - Crocker 4 run (Hord PAT). 76-yd., 8 play drive after KM def. stopped EG on downs at the KM 24. Key plays 25-yd. runs by McClain and Bell. STAT LEADERS KM RUSHING - McClain 24-168, Crocker 1331, Bell 12-121. EG - Woods 24-129, Walker 9-51, Robbins 4-24, Miller 3-13. KM PASSING - Bell 513-0-126. EG - Woods 2-70-59, Adams 2-3-0-19. KM RECEIVING - Merchant 2-59, Crocker 2-52, Frederick 1-15. EG - Woods 1-9, Jeffries 1-30, Crane 266. THIS WEEK Forestview at Kings Mountain, 7:30 p.m. Friday, John Gamble Stadium (This is Kings Mountain’s last non-conference game. They play their first-ever SMAC conference game next week at home against East Rutherford. NOTABLE Running backs Bishop Ford and Moe Neal of Forestview and offensive lineman Graham Keeter of Kings Mountain are being recruited by D1 teams. Brandon McClain became the first Kings Mountain freshman to rush for over 100 yards in a single game in last week’s victory at East Gaston.

Kings Mountain freshman Brandon McClain (23) picks up some of his 168 yards rushing in Friday’s non-conference victory at East Gaston.

Quick start, strong finish key to KM’s 40-23 victory over East Gaston eleven Kings Mountain’s Mountaineers scored on their first three possessions of the first half, withstood a third quarter East Gaston rally and then put the Warriors away with touchdowns on their final two possessions for a 40-23 non-conference victory Friday night on the Warriors’ turf. The win was the second straight for the Mountaineers, marking the first time since 2009 that they’ve won their first two games of the season. That year they began with victories over Kennedy Charter and Burns. Kings Mountain continued to get good play from its young skill players, good

blocking from its veteran offensive line and big plays from the defense. Freshman running back Brandon McClain scored four touchdowns and accumulated 168 yards rushing on 24 attempts. Junior quarterback Brandon Bell added 120 yards rushing and hit 5 of 13 passes for 126 yards, including a spectacular fleaflicker pass to freshman wide receiver Jake Merchant that covered 43 yards on the third play of the game. Most of KM’s touchdown drives were not time consuming. It took only six plays to drive the opening kickoff 65 yards for a 7-0 lead. McClain scored from

one yard out after gaining 12 yards on three previous carries. Led by quick junior quarterback Austin Woods, the Warriors didn’t waste any time getting on the board, either. Woods had two runs of 17 yards, and following a 15-yard penalty against the Mountaineers for hitting him out of bounds he rambled in from nine yards out to tie the game. McClain broke a 40-yard touchdown run to put KM up 13-7; and after Chaz Gamble recovered an East Gaston fumble the Mountaineers drove 88 yards in 10 plays to go up 20-7 on McClain’s five-yard run.

East Gaston’s return man couldn’t hold on to the second half kickoff and KM’s Josh Beheler recovered it at the Warrior 18 to set up McClain’s fourth straight TD of the night, this one from three yards out. That resulted in a 27-6 lead which at the time seemed comfortable. But East Gaston responded by driving the kickoff 75 yards, highlighted by a 58-yard reception by Bailey Crane, and Woods scored from two yards out at the 10:09 mark of the third quarter. Woods added a two-point conversion run to bring the score to 26-15. East Gaston successfully executed an onside kick, but

eventually lost the ball on downs. But, after forcing a Mountaineer punt the Warriors got on the board again on another one-yard run by Woods and Woods found Crane alone in the back of the end zone for a two-point conversion pass which brought the Warriors to within a field goal, 26-23, with 7.9 seconds left in the third period. After forcing the Warriors to punt with 9:10 remaining in the game, the Mountaineers took over at their own 38. Aided by two 15yard penalties against the Warriors for personal fouls, KM got solid running efforts See Quick Start, 3B

KM kickers blank Draughn, Ironmen Kings Mountain High’s men’s soccer team defeated Draughn and Cherryville by 1-0 scores last week to run its record to 1-1 in the SMAC and 3-1 overall. The Mountaineers were scheduled to host Crest in a conference game last night. Robbie Lysek scored the winning goal 10 minutes into the second half Wednesday at Draughn. After a sloppy first half, Coach Dan Potter said his Mountaineers came out with a new purpose in the second half. Isaiah Cole sent through ball after through ball up the gut of the Draughn defense, and Lysek capitalized. Lysek, Weston Harmon and Max Sappia each had good looks at the Draughn defense. Jordan Sweezy also played well with Cameron Hord helping solidify the

Mountaineer midfield. Jonmark Smith, Jack Zyble, Lee Bridges, Adam Kiser and Dylan Beaver contributed to the solid defensive effort in front of Jarrett Ledford, who recorded the first shutout of his soccer career. “Without any doubt, our fitness really played into the much improved effort of the team,� Coach Potter said. “As our warm-up shirts say on the back, it was ‘TED TIME,’ meaning all the physical strength and conditioning that the players endured over the summer really is paying dividends for them now.� At Cherryville Thursday, Max Sappia scored on a through ball from Jack Zyble 10 minutes into the second half to give the Mountaineers their second shutout in two days. The Mountaineers out See Kickers, 3B

Courtesy of Angie Lysek Kings Mountain defenders Brian Lysek, JonMark Smith, Lee Bridges and Adam Kiser, left to right, swarm a Cherryville player in soccer game last week at Cherryville. KM won 1-0.

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Play of the Game Kings Mountain freshman Jake Merchant hauls in a 34-yard flea-flicker on the third play of the game in Mountaineers’ 40-23 win over East Gaston Friday.

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KM Elite Trailblazers start season with bang The Kings Mountain Elite Trailblazers football teams won three of fourgames from the Rutherfordton Raiders in Mid Atlantic AYF Conference action Saturday. 5-6 Tiny Mite Division K.M. Elite Trailblazers 0 Rutherfordton Raiders 14 The 5-6 year Elite Trailblazers lost a tough defensive battle against the Rutherfordton Raiders 14-0. The Trailblazers were led by Curtis Simpson with 50 yards rushing. C.J. Houser and Tristan Pressley led the charge defensively. The K.M. Elite Tiny Mites are 11 in the Mid Atlantic AYF Conference. 7-8 Mitey Mites K.M. Elite Trailblazers

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The K.M. Elite Trailblazers Mitey Mites continued their dominance in the Mid Atlantic AYF Conference with a 43-6 victory over the Rutherfordton Raiders. K.M. Elite was led by Darious Wilson with 9 carries for 165 yards and 2 Tds, Sincere Love with 7 carries for 83 yards, Bryson Brown 6 carries for 70 yards and 1 TD, Christan Smith 6 carries for 77 yards and 1 TD, and T.J. Griffin with a 60 yard touchdown run. K.M. Elite was led defensively by A.J. Richardson with 8 tackles 1 forced fumble and 1 fumble recovery, and Dariyon Black and Sincere Love with 6 tackles each. The K.M. Elite Mitey Mites improved to 2-0 in the conference.

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The K.M. Elite Trailblazers won 12-0 in a tough defensive game that was capped by a Kobe Paysour late 4th quarter touchdown. Paysour led the Trailblazers with 11 carries for 108 yards. Ezekiel Cannedy went 2-2 for 25 passing yards and a rushing touchdown, and Isaiah Tate had 62 all-purpose yards. The defensive leaders for the Trailblazers were Javari Rice with 8 tackles including 2 tackles for loss, Isaiah Tate with 7 tackles with 2 tackles for loss, and Tyler Stanley with 6 tackles. The Mitey Mites improved their record to 2-0 in

K.M. Elite Trailblazers 7 Rutherfordton Raiders 0 The K.M. Elite 11-12 year old Pee Wees shutout the Rutherfordton Raiders 70. The Trailblazers were led by Pepper Hardin with 68 yards rushing and one TD. Racalyn Mack, Elijah Howell, and Jeremiah Brown led the charge defensively. The Trailblazers improved their record to 2-0. All the teams will be traveling to play the Bessemer City Yellow Jackets Saturday at Bessemer City High School. The games start at 11 a.m.

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City Stadium to be renamed for Shu Carlton Notes and noted from the world of sports: Kings Mountain City Council voted last week to rename City Stadium “Shu Carlton Stadium” in honor of the late Everett L. “Shu” Carlton, who brought Mountaineer football to the forefront in the 1940s and 1950s. Kings Mountain had never won a football championship until Coach Carlton came on the scene after graduating from Lenoir-Rhyne College in the spring of 1948. He coached the Mountaineers to the Western Conference championship in 1955 and the WNCHSAA title in 1956. His career here was interrupted in 1951 when he was called back into active duty in the Marines. He was awarded the Bronze Star with Combat “V” for crawling through a minefield to rescue a fallen infantryman. A dedication ceremony will be held at the stadium at a later date. Kings Mountain native and Shelby High School basketball coach Aubrey Hollifield has been named head coach of the West team for next summer’s East-West All-Star game in Greensboro… Kings Mountain High football player Jacob Miller, who suffered serious neck injuries in a summer car wreck, continues to improve. He had the halo removed last week, has started his senior year at KMHS and is rehabbing in Shelby. Doctors predict a full recovery. Mountaineer coaches wore shirts displaying Miller’s number “32” and the words “Brotherhood Lasts Forever” at Friday’s game at East Gaston… Former Mountaineer Chris Johnson, father of current junior wide receiver Xavier Johnson, was recently named assistant principal at St. Stephens High School in Hickory… Several former Mountaineers are coaching football at area high schools. Former KMHS line coach and head coach Dave Farquharson is an assistant at Forestview. Two of his former linemen here, Kareem Marshall and Julius Curry, are assistants at Ashbrook. Chris Carrigan is an assistant at Lincolnton, Rick Fortner is an assistant at Hunter Huss and Aubrey Hollifield is an assistant at Shelby… At least eight former Mountaineers will be playing college football this fall, including: -Tim Hines, a junior wide receiver at Davidson College. Hines was bothered by injuries last year, playing in only four games but hauling in 17 receptions for 162 yards. His freshman year with the Wildcats Hines played in ten games, and started seven of them, and caught 23 passes for 347 yards and five touchdowns. -Cedric Thompson, former Big South Player of the Year with the Mountaineers, is a red shirt sophomore receiver at East Carolina where he is the #3 inside wide receiver and slated for a lot of playing time -Red shirt freshman Ed Blackburn will see a lot of action at Lenoir-Rhyne. He came out of spring drills as the starting punter and back-up wide receiver. -Sophomore offensive lineman Matt Turner and junior defensive back Shelton Watson will see a lot of playing time at Guilford College. Watson started most of his freshman and sophomore years making 41 tackles (including 26 solo). Turner played in two games last year as a true freshman and is slated for more playing time this fall. -Redshirt freshman Ed Hopper should see a lot of action on the defensive line for UNC Pembroke. He’s 6-0, 330 and will be hard to move. -Shelton Price and John Robbs will be playing their sophomore years at Brevard College. Price started on the offensive line as a freshman and Robbs should get plenty of action at fullback.

Above– Kings Mountain quarterback Brandon Bell (9) picks up good yardage on a keeper in Friday night’s non-conference football game at East Gaston. Bell ran for 121 yards and passed for 126 yards and a touchdown in 4023 victory. Left– Kings Mountain running back Tico Crocker (2) goes around an East Gaston defender on KM’s clinching touchdown drive in Friday’s game at Arrowood Stadium in Mount Holly.

KM spikers AREA PREP FOOTBALL STANDINGS SMAC 2A/3A City Burns at Freedom beaten 3-2 Teams Conf. W-L All W-L Cherryville at Wst Lincoln Draughn at Crest Kings Mtn. 0-0 2-0 Avery Co. at Thomas JefferShelby at South Point Burns 0-0 2-0 son RS Central at Polk County at Draughn Chase 0-0 1-0 Highland at Frist Assembly Draughn at Patton Kings Mountain High's women's volleyball team dropped its first SMAC game Wednesday at Draughn. The hosts won 25-18, 2325, 25-20, 17-25, 15-10 after their JV team defeated the Mountaineers 25-23, 25-13, 25-11.

Shelby 0-0 1-1 Crest 0-0 1-1 RS Central 0-0 0-1 Draughn 0-0 0-2 East Burke 0-0 0-2 East Ruth. 0-0 0-2 Last Week’s Results Kings Mountain 40, East Gaston 23 Burns 51, Hunter Huss 12 AC Reynolds 49, Shelby 42 Crest 25, Ashbrook 23 Patton 20, East Burke 13 Freedom 47, Draughn 6 North Gaston 43, East Rutherford 42 This Week’s Games Forestview at Kings Mountain

McDowell at East Burke East Rutherford at Tuscola S. PIEDMONT 1A Thomas Jefferson 0-0 2-0 Bessemer City 0-0 1-1 CS Davidson 0-0 1-1 Cherryville 0-0 0-2 Highland Tech 0-0 0-2 Pine Lake Prep 0-0 0-2 Last Week’s Results Bessemer City 26, Cherryville 20 Thomas Jefferson 21, Rosman 13Atkins 27, PL Prep 20 Central Tech 33, High Tech 6 CSD 22, First Assembly 18 This Week’s Games Hunter Huss at Bessemer

PLP at Lake Norman BIG SOUTH 2A/3A North Gaston 0-0 2-0 South Point 0-0 2-0 LN Charter 0-0 2-0 Ashbrook 0-0- 0-2 Huss 0-0 0-2 East Gaston 0-0 0-2 Forestview 0-0 1-1 Last Week’s Results South Point 49, Lincolnton 0 Forestview 41, Clover 6 This Week’s Games Ashbrook at Asheville Lincolnton at North Gaston PL Prep at LKN Charter Huss at Bessemer City

QUICK START: strong finish key to KM victory over East Gaston Warriors, 40-23 From Page 1B

Jordan Sweezy (19) of Kings Mountain tests the Cherryville defense in last week’s game in Cheryville. KM won 1-0.

KM KICKERS: blank Draughn, Ironmen From Page 1B shot the Ironmen by a 3-1 margin but were repeatedly turned away by the solid play of the Cherryville defense and keeper. Twice, Weston Harmon was in alone on the Cherryville keeper but was shut

down. Adam Kiser led the Mountaineer defense that was sure footed all night in front of keeper Jarrett Ledford.

from Bell, McClain and Crocker for a first down at the 15. After a yard loss, Bell hit Merchant on a quick out and the freshman made a quick move around his defender and ran untouched into the end azone for a 3323 lead. A quarterback sack by Nick Postell and Keenan

Baker stopped the Warriors on downs at the KM 24 with 4:34 left. McClain got the Mountaineers into EG territory with two carries for 32 yards and Bell later had a 25yard run to the six. Crocker carried twice in a row, with the second tote covering four yards for the TD. Kings Mountain got an outstanding defensive performance from several play-

ers. Even though Woods had a great night rushing for the Warriors, 79 of his 129 yards rushing came on five carries on their first two possessions of the game. He was sacked three times (by Khalil Hopper and Julian Coulter, Coulter and Gamble, and Hopper and Josh Bell); and was thrown for losses three times by Postell, Elijah Whitaker, and Postell and Keenan Baker.

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Classified Ads Legals NORTH CAROLINA CLEVELAND COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK 13 SP 345 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST FROM DV PIERCE PROPERTIES LLC, DATED FEBRUARY 28,2008, RECORDED IN BOOK 1545, PAGE 1960, CLEVELAND COUNTY REGISTRY NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Pursuant to an order entered August 6, 2013, in the Superior Court for Cleveland County, and the power of sale contained in the captioned deed of trust (“Deed of Trust”), the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at auction, to the highest bidder for cash, AT THE COURTHOUSE DOOR IN SHELBY, CLEVELAND COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA ON SEPTEMBER 6, 2013 AT 10:00 A.M. the real estate and the improvements thereon secured by the Deed of Trust, less and except any of such property released from the lien of the deed of trust prior to the date of this sale, lying and being in Cleveland County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Lying and being located in the City of Shelby, Number Six (6) Township, Cleveland County, North Carolina and more particularly described as follows: Parcel No. 1 (500 Bonny St., Shelby, NC) BEGINNING at an iron stake, northwest corner of the B.D. Roberts (now Pulley) lot in the old Haywood Hull line; and runs thence with the said line North 50 feet to an iron stake in the South edge of Bonnie Street; thence with said street, East 47 feet to an iron stake, corner of lot sold to William T.R. Howell; thence South 50 feet to an iron stake in Roberts or Pully line; thence with the North line of Roberts or Pulley, Lot West 47 feet to the place of BEGINNING, containing 2350 square feet. Title Reference: Deed Book 1490 at Page 673 of the Cleveland County Registry. Tax Map Reference: S37-1-19. Tax Parcel ID: 20054. Parcel No. 2 (509 Bonny St., Shelby, NC) All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in No. 6 Township, Cleveland County, North Carolina and more particularly described as follows: Situated in the northeast portion of the City of Shelby, N.C. and on the north side of Bonnie Street, and beginning at a stake in the north edge of Bonnie Street, southeast corner of Plat Howell lot, and runs thence with Howell’s line North 150 feet to a stake; thence East 50 feet to a stake, Alice Kennedy’s corner; thence with Kennedy’s line South 150 feet to a stake in the north edge of Bonnie Street; thence with Bonnie Street West 50 feet to the place of Beginning and being a portion of the J.W. Roberts homeplace and being that same property conveyed to James Oates and wife, Gertrude Oates by J.W. Roberts and wife, Ida Roberts by deed recorded in Book 5-P at Page 276 of the Cleveland County Registry. Title Reference: Deed Book 1493 at Page 1632 of the Cleveland County Registry. Tax Map Reference: S37-1-32. Tax Parcel ID: 22973. Parcel No. 3 (604 ½ Lark Dr., Shelby, NC) Being located about two miles Northeast of the City of Shelby, and being Lots Nos. 7 and 8 of Block “E”, of ELIZABETH VILLAGE Subdivision, according to a plat of record in Plat Book 8, Page 40, in the Register’s Office for Cleveland County, North Carolina, and described by metes and bounds as follows: Being located on the East side of Lark Street, and BEGINNING at a stake in the East edge of Lark Street, said stake being the Northwest corner of Lot No. 6, Block “E”, and also being located North 2-36 East 271.09 feet along the East edge of Lark Street from its intersection with the North

edge of Fields Drive; and running thence with the East edge of Lark Street, North 236 East 100 feet to a stake, being the Southwest corner of Lot No. 9; thence with the South lines of Lots Nos. 9, 10, 11, South 87-24 East 150 feet to a stake, being a common corner of Lots Nos. 8, 11, 12, and 20, Block “E”; thence with the East line of Lots Nos. 20 and 21, South 2-36 West 100 feet to a point in the line of Lot No. 21; thence with the North line of Lot No. 6, North 87-24 West 150 feet to the place of BEGINNING. This property is sold subject to Restrictions as shown of record in Book 9-B, Page 321, of the Cleveland County Registry, also to right of way to Duke Power Company, and certain easements for streets or roadways as shown of record in the Cleveland County Registry. Title Reference: Deed Book 1495 at Page 622 of the Cleveland County Registry. Tax Map Reference: 6-21-2-12. Tax Parcel ID: 24280. In the Trustee’s sole discretion, the sale may be delayed for up to one (1) hour as provided in Section 45-21.23 of the North Carolina General Statutes. The record owner of the real property not more than ten days prior to the date hereof is DV Pierce Properties LLC. A five percent cash deposit, or a cash deposit of $750.00, whichever is greater, will be required of the last and highest bidder. The balance of the bid purchase price shall be due in full in cash or certified funds at a closing to take place within thirty (30) days of the date of sale. The undersigned Substitute Trustee shall convey title to the property by nonwarranty deed. This sale will be made subject to all prior liens of record, if any, and to all unpaid ad valorem taxes and special assessments, if any, which became a lien subsequent to the recordation of the Deed of Trust. This sale will be further subject to the right, if any, of the United States of America to redeem the above-described property for a period of 120 days following the date when the final upset bid period has run. The purchaser of the property described above shall pay the Clerk’s Commissions in the amount of $.45 per $100.00 of the purchase price (up to a maximum amount of $500.00), required by Section 7A308(a)(1) of the North Carolina General Statutes. If the purchaser of the above described property is someone other than the Beneficiary under the Deed of Trust, the purchaser shall also pay, to the extent applicable, the land transfer tax in the amount of one percent (1%) of the purchase price. To the extent this sale involves residential property with less than fifteen (15) rental units, you are hereby notified of the following: (a.) An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to Section 45-21.29 of the North Carolina General Statutes in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold; and (b.) Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. This 6th day of August, 2013. GUTHRIE, DAVIS, HENDERSON & STATON John W. Fletcher, III, Esq. Substitute Trustee 719 East Boulevard Charlotte, NC 28203 Telephone: (704) 372-5600. KMH 3546 (8/28/13 & 9/4/13)

CITY OF KINGS MOUNTAIN NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING SEPTEMBER 24, 2013, 6:00 PM CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS CITY HALL NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON REQUEST FOR NON-CONTIGUOUS ANNEXATION The public will take notice that the City Council of the City of Kings Mountain has called a public hearing at 6:00 P.M. on the 24th day of September, 2013, at the City Hall Council Chambers on the question of annexing the following described non-contiguous territory, requested by petition filed by Thomas A. Patterson pur-

suant to G.S. 160A-58.1, as amended. The request contains .47 Acres per the plat and deed recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Cleveland County. The parcel is also identified as Cleveland County Map 4-37 Block 1, Lot 23, and Parcel 11495. A map of the subject area is available for inspection at the City of Kings Mountain City Hall, 101 West Gold Street, Kings Mountain, NC. /s/ Ann L. Sessom, City Clerk KMH3551 (9/04/13 & 9/11/13)

The Herald is sold at the following locations: 238 Cherokee Street Tavern 3-Point Market Bojangles Carolina Crossings, Grover Circle P Dennis #3 Dollar General (3) Food Lion (2) Fred Kiser Restaurant Grandpa’s Store Greg’s Griffin Drug Ingles Kings Mountain Herald Kings Mountain Hospital Kings Mountain Post Office Kings Mountain Truck Stop Kings Store KM Pharmacy

Linwood Produce Love’s Fish Box Marathon Mountain Market Mountainview Restaurant Mountain Street Pharmacy My Little Store, Grover One Stop Parker’s Service Station Quick Pick Rick’s Ole Country Store Shell Gas Station Shergill’s Exxon Silver Express Tobacco Barn Tom’s Food Mart Waffle House Walgreens Woodbridge Store

NORTH CAROLINA CLEVELAND COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK 13 SP 327 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST FROM BOYD H. HENDRICK AND RACHEL V. HENDRICK, DATED JANUARY 11, 2000, RECORDED IN BOOK 1264, PAGE 1018, CLEVELAND COUNTY REGISTRY NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Pursuant to an order entered August 6, 2013, in the Superior Court for Cleveland County, and the power of sale contained in the captioned deed of trust (“Deed of Trust”), the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at auction, to the highest bidder for cash, AT THE COURTHOUSE DOOR IN SHELBY, CLEVELAND COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA ON ON SEPTEMBER 6, 2013 AT 10:00 A.M. the real estate and the improvements thereon secured by the Deed of Trust, less and except any of such property released from the lien of the deed of trust prior to the date of this sale, lying and being in Cleveland County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Located on the West side of South Morgan Street, bounded on the North by property of D. Wright & Son Construction, on the South by property of H. Fields Young, III, on the West by properties of William H. Whitworth and Harold Leuschner and being described by metes and bounds as follows: Beginning at a pipe located on the West side of South Morgan Street, at the Southeast corner of the D. Wright & Son Construction property as shown in Deed Book 1135, Page 1707, said Beginning Point being North 41-17-52 West 699.13 feet from a NCGS monument “Cline”; thence with the West side of South Morgan Street, South 02-00-00 West 89.96 feet to an existing iron pin, (said pin being North 41-12-10 West 8.64 feet from a fire hydrant), the Northeast corner of the Young property; thence with the Northern line of the Young property, (Deed Book 19-K, Page 350 and Deed Book 1045, Page 602), North 88-00-38 West 171.94 feet, crossing a pipe on line at 162.31 feet, to a new iron pin in the Whitworth line; thence with the Whitworth line, (Deed Book 17-C, Page 360 and Deed Book 1045, Page 602), the Leuschner line, (Deed Book 17-L, Page 604 and Deed Book 1045, Page 602), North 02-05-36 East 89.96 feet to a new iron pin in the Leuschner line, the Southwest corner of the D. Wright & Son Construction property; thence with the line of D. Wright & Son Construction, South 88-00-36 East 171.79 feet to the place of Beginning, containing 0.355 acres according to a Plat entitled “Survey for Boyd H. Hendrick and Rachel V. Hendrick” by T. Scott Bankhead, Registered Surveyor, dated November 13, 1995. Title reference: Deed Book 1171, Page 44,

Cleveland County Registry. Tax Map reference: Map No. S11-13-7. In the Trustee’s sole discretion, the sale may be delayed for up to one (1) hour as provided in Section 45-21.23 of the North Carolina General Statutes. The record owners of the real property not more than ten days prior to the date hereof are Boyd H. Hendrick and Rachel V. Hendrick. A five percent cash deposit, or a cash deposit of $750.00, whichever is greater, will be required of the last and highest bidder. The balance of the bid purchase price shall be due in full in cash or certified funds at a closing to take place within thirty (30) days of the date of sale. The undersigned Substitute Trustee shall convey title to the property by nonwarranty deed. This sale will be made subject to all prior liens of record, if any, and to all unpaid ad valorem taxes and special assessments, if any, which became a lien subsequent to the recordation of the Deed of Trust. This sale will be further subject to the right, if any, of the United States of America to redeem the above-described property for a period of 120 days following the date when the final upset bid period has run. The purchaser of the property described above shall pay the Clerk’s Commissions in the amount of $.45 per $100.00 of the purchase price (up to a maximum amount of $500.00), required by Section 7A308(a)(1) of the North Carolina General Statutes. * If the purchaser of the above described property is someone other than the Beneficiary under the Deed of Trust, the purchaser shall also pay, to the extent applicable, the land transfer tax in the amount of one percent (1%) of the purchase price. To the extent this sale involves residential property with less than fifteen (15) rental units, you are hereby notified of the following: (a.) An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to Section 45-21.29 of the North Carolina General Statutes in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold; and (b.) Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. This 6th day of August, 2013. GUTHRIE, DAVIS, HENDERSON & STATON John W. Fletcher, III, Esq. Substitute Trustee 719 East Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28203 Telephone: (704) 372-5600. KMH 3545 (8/28/13 & 9/4/13)

NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION CLEVELAND COUNTY BEFORE THE CLERK 13 SP 262 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF THE DEED OF TRUST OF CLAUDE J. MABRY, III, and wife, SUSAN H. MABRY, Mortgagor, to JOHN V. SCHWEPPE, Trustee; JEFFREY A. TAYLOR, Substitute Trustee, BOOK 1657, PAGE 2028 FIRST NATIONAL BANK, Mortgagee. Dated December 23, 2009, recorded in Book 1588, at Page 2076 Securing the original amount of $758,930.95 AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by CLAUDE J. MABRY, III and wife, SUSAN H. MABRY, described above, in the Cleveland County Public Registry; default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness thereby secured and the said Deed of Trust being by the terms thereof subject to foreclosure; and the holder of the indebtedness thereby secured having demanded a foreclosure thereof for the purpose of satisfying said indebtedness; and under and by virtue of an order entered in the within entitled and numbered action by the Clerk of Superior Court of Cleveland County, North Carolina on the 23rd day of July, 2013, the undersigned Trustee will offer for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the Courthouse door in Shelby, North Carolina at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday the 10th day of September, 2013, the land conveyed in said Deed of Trust, the same lying and being in Cleveland County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: BEING Lots No. 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18 in Block “B” and Lots Nos. 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77 and 78 in Block “B” of the Z. V. CLINE, JR. SUBDIVISION on Highway 74, and being located on the South side of U.S. Highway No. 74 By-Pass approximately 3 miles Southeast of Shelby, N.C., as described and contained in a certain map made by G. Sam Rowe, C.E., which map is registered in the Register of Deeds Office of Cleveland County, in Book of Maps 6, at Page 78, reference to which is hereby made for the further description, and being described by metes and bounds as follows: BEGINNING at a stake, the dividing line between Lots 7 and 8 in Block “B” of the aforesaid property, the said corner being South 89-40 East 150 feet from an iron stake in the South edge of the N.C. State

Highway and Public Works Commission right of way and in the East margin of a 40 foot county road, Perry’s corner; and runs thence with the South margin of said right of way, South 89-40 East 275 feet to a stake, the Northwest corner of Lot No. 19; thence with the dividing line of Lots 18 and 19 and Lots Nos. 66 and 67, South 0-20 West 289.9 feet to a stake in the North margin of a 60-foot State Highway; thence with the North margin of said Highway South 85-00 West 301.35 feet to a stake, the Southeast corner of Lot No. 79; thence with the dividing line of Lots 78 and 79, North 0-20 East 165.2 feet to a stake, corner of Lots 78 and 79 and 7 and 6; thence with the rear line of Lot No. 7, South 89-40 East 25 feet to a stake, Perry’s Southeast corner; thence with Perry’s line, the same being the dividing line of Lots 7 and 8, North 0-20 East 150 feet to the place of BEGINNING. Title Reference: Book 1228, Page 2482, Cleveland County Registry. THIS PROPERTY HAS THE ADDRESS OF: Parcel No. 26131 1450 E Dixon Blvd., Shelby, NC 28152 This sale is made subject to all outstanding and unpaid Cleveland County and any city or town ad valorem property taxes as well as any and all other prior liens, defects and encumbrances involving said property, as well as a Clerk’s fee of $.45 per $100 on the purchase price. Notice is further hereby given that the successful bidder will be required to make a cash deposit not to exceed the greater of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00). Notice is further hereby given that the sale will be conducted pursuant to and subject to all of the provisions of Chapter 45, as amended, of the General Statutes of North Carolina. Notice is given that an order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to N.C.G.S. §45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the Clerk of Superior Court of the County in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days' written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of any such rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement to the effective date of the termination. This the 23rd day of July, 2013. By: /s/ Jeffrey A. Taylor, Substitute Trustee P.O. Box 2459, Denver, NC 28037 KMH3547 (8/28/13 & 9/04/13)


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NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION CLEVELAND COUNTY BEFORE THE CLERK 13 SP 319 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF THE DEED OF TRUST OF SHELTON & SONS PROPERTIES, INC., Mortgagor, to TERRY PACK, Trustee; WESLEY L. DEATON, Substitute Trustee, NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BOOK 1660, PAGE 62 FIRST NATIONAL BANK, Mortgagee. Dated May 24, 2011, recorded in Book 1616 at Page 0891 Securing the original amount of $165,000.00 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by SHELTON & SONS PROPERTIES, INC, described above, in the Cleveland County Public Registry; default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness thereby secured and the said Deed of Trust being by the terms thereof subject to foreclosure; and the holder of the indebtedness thereby secured having demanded a foreclosure thereof for the purpose of satisfying said indebtedness; and under and by virtue of an order entered in the within entitled and numbered action by the Clerk of Superior Court of Cleveland County, North Carolina on the 13th day of August, 2013, the undersigned Trustee will offer for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the Courthouse door in Shelby, North Carolina at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday the 18th day of September, 2013, the land conveyed in said Deed of Trust, the same lying and being in Cleveland County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being all of Lot No. 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12 of SPRING RIDGE SUBDIVISION, Phase 2 as shown on a plat as recorded in Plat Book 30, Page 185 of the Cleveland County Registry and all of Lots 1, 2, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 of SPRING RIDGE SUBDIVISION, Phase 1 as shown on a plat as recorded in Plat Book 28, Page 172 of the Cleveland County Registry and reference is hereby made to said plats for a full metes and bounds description as if fully set out herein. Title Reference: See Deed at Book 1511, Page 985 & 989 of the Cleveland County Registry. The above property is subject to those restrictions of recorded as recorded in Book 1521, Page 1334 of the Cleveland County Registry.

THESE PROPERTIES HAVE THE FOLLOWING ADDRESSES: 1529 Alex Drive, Shelby, NC 28150 1525 Alex Drive, Shelby, NC 28150 1523 Alex Drive, Shelby, NC 28150 1520 Alex Drive, Shelby, NC 28150 1522 Alex Drive, Shelby, NC 28150 1524 Alex Drive, Shelby, NC 28150 1528 Alex Drive, Shelby, NC 28150 306 James Love Church Rd., Shelby, NC 28150 308 James Love Church Rd., Shelby, NC 28150 314 James Love Church Rd., Shelby, NC 28150 1529 Knox Street, Shelby, NC 28150 1527 Knox Street, Shelby, NC 28150 1525 Knox Street, Shelby, NC 28150 1523 Knox Street, Shelby, NC 28150 This sale is made subject to any transfer or excise taxes, all outstanding and unpaid Cleveland County and any city or town ad valorem property taxes as well as any and all other prior liens, defects and encumbrances involving said property, as well as a Clerk’s fee of $.45 per $100 on the purchase price. Notice is further hereby given that the successful bidder will be required to make a cash deposit not to exceed the greater of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00). Notice is further hereby given that the sale will be conducted pursuant to and subject to all of the provisions of Chapter 45, as amended, of the General Statutes of North Carolina. Notice is given that an order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to N.C.G.S. §45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the Clerk of Superior Court of the County in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days' written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of any such rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement to the effective date of the termination. This the 13th day of August, 2013. By: /s/ Wesley L. Deaton, Substitute Trustee P.O. Box 2459 Denver, NC 28037 (704) 489-2491 (9/04 &11/13) KMH3550

NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION CLEVELAND COUNTY BEFORE THE CLERK 13 SP 320 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF THE DEED OF TRUST OF HARRY JAMES JONES, Mortgagor, to CHARLES W. WRAY, JR., Trustee; WESLEY L. DEATON, Substitute Trustee, NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BOOK 1659, PAGE 972 FIRST NATIONAL BANK, Mortgagee. Dated October 15, 1999, recorded in Book 1259, at Page 1639 Securing the original amount of $39,200.00 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by HARRY JAMES JONES, described above, in the Cleveland County Public Registry; default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness thereby secured and the said Deed of Trust being by the terms thereof subject to foreclosure; and the holder of the indebtedness thereby secured having demanded a foreclosure thereof for the purpose of satisfying said indebtedness; and under and by virtue of an order entered in the within entitled and numbered action by the Clerk of Superior Court of Cleveland County, North Carolina on the 13th day of August, 2013, the undersigned Trustee will offer for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the Courthouse door in Shelby, North Carolina at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday the 18th day of September, 2013, the land conveyed in said Deed of Trust, the same lying and being in Cleveland County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Lying and being located on the Western side of Old Shelby-Gaffney Road (Secondary Road 1256), and being bounded on the North by property of Lola Self Willis, and Donald C. Turner, on the West and South by property of James Herbert Jones, and on the East by Old ShelbyGaffney Road, and being described by metes and bounds as follows: BEGINNING at a railroad spike located in the edge of the pavement in the right of way of Old Gaffney Road, said spike being also located in the original Northeastern corner of the James Herbert Jones Property described in Deed Book 19-A at Page 169 and in the Southeastern corner of the Lola Self Willis property described in Deed Book 1072 at Page 463 of the Cleveland County, N.C., Registry, and running thence in a Southeasterly direction in a line located in the right of way of Old Gaffney Road, South 08-56-36 East 152.41 feet to a pin located in the right of way on the shoulder of the Old Gaffney Road; running thence in a new line across the James Herbert Jones property described in Deed Book 19-A at Page 169, South 8756-36 West 323.00 feet to an iron pin set; running thence in another new line across

the Jones property, North 07-33-43 West 138.50 feet to a set iron pin located in the Southern line of the Donald C. Turner property described in Deed Book 1170 at Page 1058; running thence along the Southern line of the Turner property, South 89-25-50 East 53.55 feet to a rebar located in the Southwestern corner of the Lola Self Willis property referred to above; running thence along the Southern line of the Willis property, South 89-26-59 East 153.24 feet to a rebar, and North 76-20-40 East 113.76 feet to the point and place of BEGINNING, and containing 1.00 acre as will be shown by reference to plat entitled “Survey for Harry Jones” as prepared by Farreli D. Lovelace, RLS, dated August 26, 1999. The above described property is a portion of Tax Map 6-82-1-5 and is also a portion of the 14.35 acre described in Deed Book 19-A at Page 169 of the Cleveland County, N.C., Registry. The above described property is known as 2446 Old Gaffney Road, Shelby, NC 28152. There is also conveyed herewith all improvements located upon and affixed to the above described property, including, but not limited to, that 1991 Fleetwood Single Wide 14 x 70 Mobile Home Serial No. K305010. This sale is made subject to any transfer and excise taxes, all outstanding and unpaid Cleveland County and any city or town ad valorem property taxes as well as any and all other prior liens, defects and encumbrances involving said property, as well as a Clerk’s fee of $.45 per $100 on the purchase price. Notice is further hereby given that the successful bidder will be required to make a cash deposit not to exceed the greater of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00). Notice is further hereby given that the sale will be conducted pursuant to and subject to all of the provisions of Chapter 45, as amended, of the General Statutes of North Carolina. Notice is given that an order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to N.C.G.S. §45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the Clerk of Superior Court of the County in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days' written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of any such rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement to the effective date of the termination. This the 13th day of August, 2013. By: /s/ Wesley L. Deaton, Substitute Trustee P.O. Box 2459 Denver, NC 28037 (704) 489-2491 KMH3549 (9/04 &11/13)

NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION CLEVELAND COUNTY BEFORE THE CLERK 13 SP 321 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF THE DEED OF TRUST OF NORTH LAKES CLUB, LLC, Mortgagor, to DOUGLAS P. ARTHURS, Trustee; NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE JEFFREY A. TAYLOR, Substitute Trustee, BOOK 1659, PAGE 754 FIRST NATIONAL BANK, Mortgagee. Dated May 18, 2010, recorded in Book 1596 at Page 978 Securing the original amount of $450,000.00 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by North Lakes Club, LLC, described above, in the Cleveland County Public Registry; default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness thereby secured and the said Deed of Trust being by the terms thereof subject to foreclosure; and the holder of the indebtedness thereby secured having demanded a foreclosure thereof for the purpose of satisfying said indebtedness; and under and by virtue of an order entered in the within entitled and numbered action by the Clerk of Superior Court of Cleveland County, North Carolina on the 13th day of August, 2013, the undersigned Trustee will offer for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the Courthouse door in Shelby, North Carolina at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday the 18th day of September, 2013, the land conveyed in said Deed of Trust, the same lying and being in Cleveland County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: See Exhibit “A” THIS PROPERTY HAS THE ADDRESS OF: 1200 N. Washington Street, Shelby, NC 28150 This sale is made subject to excise and transfer taxes, all outstanding and unpaid Cleveland County and any city or town ad valorem property taxes as well as any and all other prior liens, defects and encumbrances involving said property, as well as a Clerk’s fee of $.45 per $100 on the purchase price. Notice is further hereby given that the successful bidder will be required to make a cash deposit not to exceed the greater of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00). Notice is further hereby given that the sale will be conducted pursuant to and subject to all of the provisions of Chapter 45, as amended, of the General Statutes of North Carolina. Notice is given that an order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to N.C.G.S. §45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the Clerk of Superior Court of the County in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days' written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of any such rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement to the effective date of the termination. This the 13th day of August, 2013. By: /s/ JEFFREY A. TAYLOR, Substitute Trustee (704) 740-5643 Exhibit “A” BEGINNING at an iron pin found located on the northernmost right of way of North Washington Street, said point and place of BEGINNING being the northwesternmost corner of that tract of land conveyed to North Lake Country Club, Incorporated by deed recorded in Deed Book 1595 at Page 1670 in the Cleveland County Registry; thence from said point and place of BEGINNING North 78 degrees 07 minutes 16 seconds East 70.23 feet to an iron pin found; thence North 0 degrees 11 minutes 38 seconds West 4.24 feet to a concrete monument; thence

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with the boundary of the Don L. Yelton property as described in Deed Book 14 “X” at Page 437 in the Cleveland County Registry, the following two calls: (1) North 43 degrees 38 minutes 50 seconds East 170.04 feet to a concrete monument found and (2) South 88 degrees 15 minutes 16 seconds East 108.28 feet to an iron pin found; thence continuing with the Yelton property described above North 83 degrees 36 minutes 15 seconds East 431.93 feet to a calculated point in the center of the creek, said calculated point being the southwest corner of the Stephen M. Waldrep property as described in Deed Book 1272 at Page 2263 in the Cleveland County Registry; thence with the southern boundary of the Waldrep property described above, a boundary of the Yelton property described above, and the centerline of the creek, the following three (3) calls: (1) North 81 degrees 06 minutes 38 seconds East 77.80 feet to a calculated point; (2) North 64 degrees 17 minutes 37 seconds East 205.67 feet to a calculated point; and (3) North 74 degrees 38 minutes 26 seconds East 95.27 feet to a calculated point; thence leaving the centerline of the creek and with the boundary of the Yelton property described above South 88 degrees 0 minutes 23 seconds East 119.20 feet to an iron pin set; thence continuing with the boundary of the Yelton property described above the following two (2) calls: (1) South 08 degrees 56 minutes 20 seconds East 140.90 feet to a concrete monument found and (2) South 51 degrees 40 minutes 06 seconds West 109.80 feet to an iron pin found; thence with the common boundary of the Don L. Yelton property as described in Deed Book 1128 at Page 2360 in the Cleveland County Registry, the following six (6) calls: (1) South 32 degrees 37 minutes 14 seconds West 131.27 feet to an iron pipe found; (2) South 26 degrees 23 minutes 44 seconds East 100.17 feet to an iron pipe found; (3) South 13 degrees 28 minutes 38 seconds East 99.93 feet to an iron pipe found; (4) South 16 degrees 23 minutes 18 seconds West 100.11 feet to an iron pin found; (5) South 64 degrees 37 minutes 29 seconds West 99.90 feet to an iron pin found; and (6) South 10 degrees 58 minutes 51 seconds West 221.46 feet to an iron pin found; thence with the northern margin of the right of way of Lake Street South 84 degrees 37 minutes 36 seconds West 279.84 feet to an iron pin found; thence with the boundary of the Cleveland County Healthcare property as described in Deed Book 1527 at Page 1618 in the Cleveland County Registry North 67 degrees 54 minutes 25 seconds West 274.32 feet to an iron pin set; thence with the boundary of the Delta Partners, LLC property as described in Deed Book 1508 at Page 420 and shown on that map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 30 at Page 123 in the Cleveland County Registry, the following six (6) calls: (1) North 05 degrees 34 minutes 16 seconds West 404.71 feet to an iron pin found; (2) North 38 degrees 14 minutes 54 seconds West 205.71 feet to an iron pin found; (3) North 88 degrees 14 minutes 11 seconds West 62.63 feet to an iron pin found; (4) South 43 degrees 40 minutes 08 seconds West 157.30 feet to an iron pin found; (5) South 65 degrees 16 minutes 26 seconds West 32.28 feet to an iron pin found; and (6) South 01 degrees 27 minutes 26 seconds West 72.13 feet to an iron pin found on the eastern margin of the right of way of North Washington Street; thence with the eastern margin of the right of way of North Washington Street, the following two (2) calls: (1) North 31 degrees 21 minutes 52 seconds West 115.43 feet to a railroad spike and (2) North 35 degrees 41 minutes 55 seconds West 11.97 feet to the point and place of BEGINNING, containing 12.716 acres, more or less. The foregoing description is taken from that unrecorded survey entitled “Boundary Survey of 12.716 acres for North Lakes Club, LLC” dated April 14, 2010, and revised May 6, 2010, by Michael Larry Cloninger, Professional Land Surveyor. Being the identical property conveyed to the Grantor herein by deed recorded immediately prior hereto in the Cleveland County Register of Deeds. KMH3548 (9/04 & 11/13)


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Eulogy for Linda Dixon given at Woman’s Club By LOIS BLANTON Club Reporter

The 6 p.m. meeting of the Kings Mountain Woman’s Club was held Monday, Aug. 26, with 21 members and two visitors present. President Betty Gamble presided and Johnsie Reavis led the pledge to the flags. Esther Plonk gave the eulogy for Linda Dixon, who died July 7, 2013. Linda was a faithful member who held many offices in the club as well as in the district. “Life itself was a celebration for our friend, Linda Dixon, and she threw herself into it with vigor,� said Plonk. She was an active member of First Baptist Church, a Sunday school teacher, and led the KM Woman’s Club for several terms as president and on major committees in both the local club and district. It was always great fun to attend meetings and state functions with her.� Plonk described Mrs. Dixon as a leader, a listener, and a people person and friend. If something was ever wrong with how projects were going she calmly fixed them. She was on the board of directors of the Historical Museum, was president of the Study club, and a gracious lady, loving wife, mother, grandmother and mother-in-law. Sue Likaker introduced Adria Focht, Historical Museum Director and Curator. She talked about the current exhibit on gems and minerals and the Veterans Military exhibit at the museum. The annual reverse raffle and auction will be held Sept. 14 at the Patrick Center. A Civil War Living History Reenactment will be held Oct. 5 and the “Train Ex-

hibit� returns Nov. 16-Jan. 4. Focht spoke on preserving family collections and offered her help to individuals who request it. Sue Litaker said $569.50 was the profit from a recent yard sale. Proceeds are used for the annual scholarship for a high school student. Ann Bennett asked for volunteers to visit the Fire Department, Police Department and Rescue Squads on Sept. 11 and take snacks and goodies in appreciation for their work. Betty Sue Morris thanked those who contributed clothing to be used in the hospital when patients are discharged and need them. She delivered large bag full of donated items. Linda Appling announced a profit of $7100 on the cookbooks. Members will sell pecans as another fundraiser to help pay for the new heating and air-conditioning units which have been installed. Appling said $1200 is needed to complete this project. The program for Sept. 23 will be “Meet the Candidates.� Nineteen candidates who are running for local and county officers have been invited to participate and the community is invited. New officers will be installed in November. They are: Secretary, Julienne Ham bright; Treasurer Doris McGinnis, Chaplain Betty Benton; Reporter Lois Blanton.; Newsletter Editor Ann Gamble and Federation Director Esther Plonk. The annual Fall Festival will be held Wednesday, Oct. 16. Tickets are now on sale from any member for $10. R4efreshments were enjoyed at the end of the meeting.

Education First forum set September 12 in Belmont “Education First,’’ a public forum featuring N. C. State Superintendent of Public Education June Atkinson, will be held Thursday, Sept. 12, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Duke Kimbrell Auditorium in Belmont. Former Senator David Hoyle will serve as moderator and the event is sponsored by People First in Gaston and NC State school board member John Tate.

Panelists include former Gaston school board member Jennifer Davis, Jeff Ramsey, current Gaston school board vice-chair, Terry Usery, Gaston Principal of the Year, Rebecca O’Bryan, Gaston Teacher of the Year, Sister Rose Marie Tresp of Sisters of the Americas, and Asia McCoy, president of the student body at Highland Tech in Gastonia. The public is invited.

DEPUE BROTHERS BAND – The Depue Brothers Band, four violinists who have been performing as a family for 25 years, will kick off the 12th season of the Clover School District Auditorium Performing Arts Series Thursday, Sept. 12, at 8 p.m. with classical, bluegrass and rock genres. Tickets are $15 and can be obtained at 803-222-8018 or by visiting the website at www.clover.k12.sc.us/csdsa.

Girl Scouts holding sign-up events You know that feeling when you just can’t wait for tomorrow? It’s back-to-school time and with that comes the anticipation for girls to join Girl Scouts! In Girl Scouting, girls are always counting down to the next adventure! Maybe it's artistic. Maybe it's a science experiment. Maybe it's getting outside or helping the community. Either way, girls will make new friends and have many new experiences that show the excitement of each day! Girls and parents are invited to attend one of the following Express Events to learn more and to get involved. ¡ September 10, 6:30 p.m.- El Bethel United Methodist Church, 122 El Bethel Road, Kings Mountain. ¡ September 10, 6:30 p.m.- Boyce Memorial, 111 Edgemont Avenue, Kings Mountain. ¡ September 12, 6:30 p.m.- Sharon United Methodist Church, 871 College Avenue, Shelby. ¡ September 12, 6:30 p.m.- Central United Methodist Church, 200 E. Marion Street, Shelby. “A recent Girl Scout research study shows that girls can’t wait to experience all that Girl Scouting has to offer,â€? said Marcia Cole,

chief executive officer of Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont. “And, we know the feeling – we can't wait for girls to have those experiences!� Girls can become a member for $15. Participation in program events is immediate but placement in a troop is based on availability. “In order to guarantee girls can be involved with a troop, we need even more volunteers to accommodate the growing list of girls looking to become Girl Scouts,� Cole said. Research from the Girl Scout Research Institute (GSRI) shows that women who were Girl Scouts have a stronger sense of self, greater civic engagement, and higher educational attainment and income than those who weren’t Girl Scouts. More important to girl members, Girl Scouting is a fun way to try new experiences that make them realize they can be anything they want to be. Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont is a United Way agency. For more information, visit www.girlscoutsp2p.org or contact local recruitment manager Debbie Brown at 704-874-1522 or e-mail dbrown@ girlscoutsp2p.org.

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McDaniel-Rhyne vows spoken June 29 in Weaverville, NC Claxton Farms at Weaverville, NC was the setting June 29, 2013 for the wedding uniting Hannah Jo McDaniel and Bradley David Rhyne. Dr. Rev. Gregory Gordon officiated the ceremony for which Sarah and Chris Pressley presented the nuptial music. The bride was given in marriage by her father. Her wedding gown was a formal San Patrick design and featured a trumpet style. The Sweetheart neckline had lace cap sleeves. Lace overlay with beading and lace appliques embellished the bridal gown. The chapellength train had scalloped lace edging with a bead-embellished sash. She wore a matching chapel-length San Patrick veil enhanced by lace appliques and beading and edged with scalloped lace. She carried a bridal bouquet of natural arrangements using cotton, dusty miller, fiddlehead ferns, peonies and baby’s breath wrapped with a mono-

Mrs. Bradley David Rhyne (Hannah Jo McDaniel)

grammed handkerchief which belonged to the bride’s late grandfather and was used in her sister’s wedding. Best man for the bridegroom was his father. Sloane Rinaldi of Belmont was her sister’s matron of honor and bridesmaids were Emily Nishiyama and Kelly Patrick, both of Kings Mountain, Katie Allen of Gastonia, sister of the bridegroom, Ashlee Theobald of Hickory and Spenser Brooks of Charlotte. Micah Rinaldi, the bride’s nephew, and Lathan Allen, the bridegroom’s nephew, were ring bearers and Aubree Allen, the bridegroom’s niece, was flower girl. Groomsmen were Kyle Conrad of Huntersville, Filipe Ho of Richmond, Va., Jake Helms of Charlotte, Michael Clark of Birmingham, Alabama and Mitch Allen of Gastonia, brother-in-law of the bridegroom. The bride’s parents hosted the re-

ception after the ceremony. The bridegroom’s parents hosted the rehearsal dinner at Packs Tavern in downtown Asheville. Dr. David and Paula McDaniel of Kings Mountain are parents of the bride, who graduated from Kings Mountain High School and Appalachian State University. She is a hairstylist at Salon Indigo. The bride is granddaughter of Mrs. Joann Belton and the late David Belton and the late James and Ann McDaniel. The bridegroom is the son of David and Sandra Rhyne of Gastonia and grandson of Joseph and Patsy Boyles and the late Charles and Helen Rhyne. He is a graduate of Forest View High School and Appalachian State University and is Vice-President of Global Ledger and Reporting Operations at Bank of America in Charlotte and chief executive officer and founder of Ole Mason Jar.

Generation Church to host car show A great day of fun for the entire family is what Generation Church promises at the community car show Sept. 28 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at 625 Neal Hawkins Road in Gastonia. Rain date is Oct. 5. Registration is $20 and is from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on the day of the show. Awards will go to best of show car/truck; best of paint; best unfinished; best interior; best domestic; best classic and best import. Live music, door prizes, silent auction, entertainment, concessions, vendors, and lots of fun for the kids including a bounce house and horse rides. For more information call 704-867-8721.

Heaven and Earth exhibit opens Saturday “Heaven and Earth� an exhibit of paintings by local artist Gary Freeman, opens Saturday September 7, with a public reception from 7-9 p.m. at the Southern Arts Society (in the old depot) in Kings Mountain, NC. and continues through Sept. 27. Gary Freeman, from Cherryville, NC, is a painter and printmaker known for his Carolina landscapes. His images, found as he drives the rural roads or walks over the land near his home, reflect an interest in nature, land, and architecture. His work has evolved to explore the relationship between God and man in a rural and small town environment. His process relies upon study from life and his own reference photographs taken on location. The preliminary

    

work proceeds through a series of studies to a full-sized chalk drawing done directly on a toned canvas. His painting technique involves building up layers of thick opaque paint and transparent glazes to achieve areas of color and texture. While developing an image, the large areas are blocked in first followed by the smaller shapes, lines and details. He is constantly adjusting relationships, altering and simplifying forms, to intensity the visual experience. After earning an Associate of Fine Arts from Gaston College in 1978, he transferred to East Carolina University and earned a B. S. Degree in Art Education and a Master of Arts in Studio Arts. He has been an art instructor at Gaston College since

 

1982. He became the head of the art program in 1996, and continues to teach twodimensional design, drawing, printmaking, art history, and art appreciation. Gary is a member of the Blue Ridge Realists, a group of painters that includes Bob Timberlake. In 1968, an artistic movement developed in western North Carolina based on rural realism, inspired by man and his connection to the regional landscape. Cofounders of the movement, Bob Timberlake and Ward Nichols, along with Cotton Ketchie and Jack Greenfield, make up its first generation of artists. The second generation of artists is Philip Philbeck, John Furches, Gary Freeman, Richard Oversmith, Scott Boyle, and

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