KM Herald 2-1-23

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Marilyn Sellers retires as KM’s City Manager

Last week, the Herald caught up with Marilyn Sellers just one week before her retirement. Sellers is currently acting as Assistant City Manager since the new City Manager, Jim Palenick, took over that role on January 1. Her last official day with the city of Kings Mountain was Tuesday, January 31.

We asked Marilyn what plans she has after retirement, and she shared, “My daughter is getting married in June.” Marilyn and her husband, Jody, have two daughters, Johana, and Morgan. “I am also preparing my house in the city for sale. We are building a house on my husband’s family property in Oak Grove and my daughter is remodeling the family home place there. We enjoy boating and camping. Jody enjoys restoring cars and even has a YouTube channel, so I’m sure I’ll be helping with that.”

At the December city council meeting, it became evident this is a close-knit family. In passing on the morning of December 15, Marilyn mentioned to her daughter Johana that that night’s city council meeting would be her last sitting in the city manager’s chair. That got Johana’s attention, and unbeknownst to her mother, she sprang into action.

She called City Clerk Karen Tucker and together with sister Morgan, they

worked on some surprises for the city council meeting. At that meeting, Johana spoke about her mother. As family sat in the council chambers, and sister Morgan listened in from California, Johana shared stories of their mom, and that, “She came to work at the city through a job with a staffing company. Little did she know that she’d spend the rest of her career here.”

“To mom, city hall is more than a government building or a place to pay a bill… This building is also where my mom and dad met. Back in 1991, dad came to city hall to pay a bill. Little did he know he’d meet the love of his life. But for mom, she’s had a headache ever since,” Johana said laughing.

Marilyn’s daughters used See SELLERS, Page 5A

KM Corporate Center progressing

Visiting the site of the new Kings Mountain Corporate Center at 799 Sara Lee Access Road in Kings Mountain, concrete is up and with some wall support braces still in place. The 1,256,278 sq. ft. building is one of the larg-

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est speculative buildings in the southeast. Keith Corporation anticipated delivery by the fourth quarter of 2022. The I-85 corridor is filled with speculative buildings, popular with companies focusing on e-commerce to meet the demands of post pandemic

America. These buildings are built to provide readyto-occupy space for companies looking for a place to set up new operations or expand existing ones. They can be delivered quicker than starting from scratch and provide a quick alternative to waiting for years of construction.

With speculative buildings being built all along I-85, from Gaston County south to the state line.

Keeping in mind Kings Mountain’s proximity to Charlotte, Asheville, Greenville, and Atlanta, speculative buildings will begin to fill the landscape as growth continues to come our way.

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Johana, with mother, Marilyn Sellers after the December 15 city council meeting. Photos provided Pictured L-R: Morgan, Marilyn, Jody, and Johana at the retirement party at Veronét Vineyards & Winery.
Construction at Kings Mountain Corporate Center continues, as more speculative building
are being discussed in Gastonia and Bessemer City.
Restaurant Magazine, Crave Hot Dogs & BBQ announced that Chris Catania, Bob Arcuri, and Sally Arcuri would be opening a franchise in Kings Mountain at 222 S. Railroad Avenue. This will be the seventh location in North jected date for opening was not disclosed. Crave Corporate issued the following statement, “We couldn’t be more excited to welcome Chris, Bob and Sally into the Crave family. See CRAVE, Page 5A
Photo by Loretta Cozart AND THE WINNER IS … Joel Summit was crowned Mr. American Legion at Kings Mountain American Legion post home on Saturday, January 28 for the Male Beauty Contest. Photos provided by Christy Conner
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Conner, Marilyn Sellers, and Angela Padgett judged contestants of the Legion’s Male Beauty Contest.

Bishop Brady

E. Jackson Sr.

KINGS MOUNTAIN:

Bishop Brady E. Jackson Sr., 67, passed away Monday, January 23, 2023. Bishop Jackson was a native of Cleveland County. He was born July 27, 1955. He was the son of the late Broadus Jackson, Sr. and Callie Elizabeth Martin Jackson.

He is preceded in death by his father and mother, his brother Bobby Eugene Jackson, mother-in-law Louise Dover, sister-in law Katheryn Jackson, and brother-in-law Ronald Dover.

Bishop Jackson is survived by his wife of 51 years, Pastor Teresa Dover Jackson, daughter Charity Nicole Jackson Nolen and husband Alex, son Brady Lee Jackson, Jr. and wife Teresa Lynn, brother Broadus Jackson, Jr. and wife Judy, sister-in-law Kimberly Smith and husband Jamey, Sr.

Bishop Jackson was like a modern-day Abraham because his descendants, natural and spiritual are as numerous as the sands on the seashore or the stars in the midnight sky. His biological grandchildren are Maddy Grace and Dessa Kate Nolen, Joshua Caleb and Elijah Patrick Jackson, also included are Samantha Brooke Main and husband Jeffery, Brody Owenby, Kayla Sanford, and their children.

Honorable mention to his nephews and nieces: Timothy and Hope Jackson, Travis, Tyler, David, Melissa, Kaylee, Anthony, Jamey Jr., Matthew, also Brandy, Jennifer, Holly, Kathy, Crystal, and their spouses and children, and Laura Sutton and husband Shannon. Bishop Jackson had a huge extended family of those who attended Royal Praise Ministries, Royal Priesthood Motorcycle Ministry, and Royal Priesthood Biker Church and the leadership team of Nolens, Kales, Burnetts, Norrises, Guin and Hesters.

Bishop Jackson traveled extensively sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ. He had the opportunity to minister in countries such as Haiti, Nigeria, Ghana, India, Russia, and all throughout the Caribbean Islands. Bishop Jackson founded Royal Praise Ministries in 1982 and “Just Men” Fellowship in 2002. Under the flagship of Royal Praise Ministries, other ministries have been establish including Royal Priesthood Motorcycle Ministry and Royal Priesthood Biker Church and Coalition of Christian Bikers with Pastors Junior and Tracey Norris at the helm.

When asked how he was, “Blessed and highly favored” was one of Bishop Jackson’s favorite sayings. And truly, this mighty man of God was not only Blessed, but was also a Blessing. There are not enough words to say how much he will be missed. He has now made Heaven his home to see Jesus face to face.

The family received friends 12:30pm-2:00pm, Saturday, January 28, 2023 at Royal Praise Ministries. Funeral services followed in the church at 2:00pm, with Dr. Paul Brintley officiating.

Memorials may be made to the church in his memory.

Arrangements are entrusted to Clay-Barnette Funeral & Aquamation in Kings Mountain. www.claybarnette.com

Vicki AnnThrift

SHELBY, NC – Vicki Armstrong Thrift joined her parents and husband in heaven on January 28th, 2023. She was born August 5, 1948, to Oliver Bryson (Junior) and Mary Rebecca (Beck) Armstrong. She was married in 1965 to the late Harold Thrift. Vicki was also preceded in death by her brother Tommy Armstrong. A Cleveland County native, Vicki lived in Kings Mountain, Lawndale, or Shelby for most of her life. She was a resident of the Wendover Hospice House in Shelby when she passed. The family wishes to say a special thank you to her special friend Faye Allison. Vicki and Faye worked together for many years at FASCO in Shelby. Outside of work, Vicki enjoyed traveling, reading, lake life, birdwatching, her family, and her numerous animals especially her dogs.

Surviving siblings include Chuck Armstrong with wife Joy, Debbie Robinson with husband Jeff (Bunky), Mary Lynn with husband David, Todd Armstrong, Terrie Smith Armstrong, and Libby Armstrong.

In addition to her siblings, Vicki had many nieces and nephews that she loved and that loved her. These included Tomasina Armstrong, Roy Armstrong, Heath Armstrong, Amy Robinson, Jeffrey Robinson, Sara Lynn Wood, Mary Kathryn Conner, Kevin Lynn, Hayden Lynn, Sophie Williams, Zach Smith, Henry Lewis, William Lewis, Kaylon Shelton, and many others.

Vicki will be truly missed by her family and friends.

Funeral service was held on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at 1:00 PM at Christ the King Church with Rev. Fr. Peter N. Ascik officiating.

Visitation was held on Monday, January 30, 2023 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Harris Funeral Home Interment was held in Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain, NC. Guest register is available at: www.harrisfunerals.com.

Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Services , Kings Mountain, NC is in charge of arrangements.

Gail Allen Humphries

LEXINGTON, SC – Gail

Allen Humphries passed away on January 10, 2023.

Gail was born in Kings Mountain, North Carolina on December 20, 1934. She was the daughter of David Hunter Allen and Inez Bennett Allen.

Gail is pre-deceased by her brother William Allen and sister Ramona Allen Richardson.

Gail is survived by nephews David Richardson of Chapin, South Carolina and David Allen of Endicott, New York. Gail was a wonderful aunt and a friend to many Graveside service was held on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at 11:00 AM at Mountain Rest Cemetery.

Interment was held in Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain, North Carolina. Guest register is available at: www.harrisfunerals.com.

Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Services , Kings Mountain, NC is in charge of arrangements.

Gastonia names new Police Chief

City of Gastonia has named Interim Police Chief Trent Conard as the next permanent Police Chief for the Gastonia Police Department (GPD). He joined the GPD in 1996 and brings more than 28 years of experience to his new position. Conard was named Interim Police Chief in October 2022. Chief Conard will continue to lead the daily operations of the Police Department and the work of over 200 dedicated women and men who serve the community in sworn and civilian positions.

The city advertised the position nationwide and received over 40 applications. There were eight candidates interviewed and four selected to participate in an extensive assessment center conducted by Centralina Regional Council. The assessment panel consisted of police chiefs and city managers from around the Charlotte region, along with some Gastonia community leaders.

“After an extensive nationwide search, it was clear that Interim Chief Conard was the right choice to con-

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ARRESTS

JAN. 19: Timothy Prescott Parson, 37, Gastonia, second degree murder, felony, no bond.

JAN. 19: Traci Marie Hartis, 42, Charlotte, obstruction of justice, felony, $5,000 secured bond.

JAN. 19: Anthony Corinth Williams, 44, 619 Oak Grove Road, failure to appear, misdemeanor larceny, $6,000 secured bond.

JAN. 19: Priscilla Chantell Stewart, 37, Charlotte, failure to appear, robbery, felony; failure to appear, robbery with dangerous weapon, felony; $120,000 secured bond.

JAN. 23: Carlos Devone Gamble, 42, 1306 Northwoods Drive, failure to appear, driving with license revoked, $1,000 secured bond.

JAN. 24: Larry Dean Logan, 57, 609 N. Cansler Street, domestic violence act, no bond.

JAN. 24: Kanydria Sanders, 18, 1719 Kings Row Drive, damage to property, summons.

INCIDENTS

JAN. 18: A resident of Plum Tree Drive reported a vehicle break-in and larceny of a backpack and other items.

JAN. 18: A resident of Brooklee Drive reported a break-in and $700 damage to a sliding glass door and theft of jewelry.

JAN. 18: A resident of Linwood Road reported larceny of a ICP grand air and heat unit valued at $8,300.

JAN. 20: Cambridge Oaks Apartments, 117 Cambridge Oaks Circle, reported property damage including an interior wall, HVAC drywall inlay, and interior panel doors.

JAN. 21: A resident of McClendon Court reported larceny of a fuel pack valued at $459.

JAN. 22: A resident of Margrace Road reported damage to a tire valued at $130.

JAN. 23: City of Kings Mountain, 101 W. Gold Street, reported damage to fiber optic cable on highway, alley and McGinnis Street valued at $12,000.

JAN. 24: A resident of Kings Row Drive reported damage to a TV valued at $400.

JAN. 25: A resident of Charles Street reported break-in of a vehicle and theft of cash, a revolver, and miscellaneous items.

WRECKS

JAN. 17: Officer Matheson said Traveyana Alazah Saquoya Gemes, 114 Pearce Street, operating a 2003 Nissan, hydroplaned into a 2000 Toyota operated by Charles Brent Parker, 318 Brice Street. The accident happened as Parker was waiting to pull from the parking lot of Parker’s Amoco and Tires. Property damage was estimated at $4.300.

KMPD finds rumors not credible of social media threats to high school

tinue leading the GPD,” said City Manager Michael Peoples. “His depth and breadth of experience in law enforcement, internal organizational and management skills, and passion for the communities of Gastonia will serve the Department and our citizens well as he steps into this new role.”

Conard was promoted to Assistant Police Chief from Captain in October 2020. His service with the GPD includes being Commander of the Criminal Investigations Division, Commander of the See CHIEF, Page 5A

JAN. 18: Officer Carpenter said Johnny Thomas Gantt, 158 Ware Road, operating a 2005 Toyota, failed to yield the right-of-way and bumped a trailer being towed by a 2001 Chevrolet operated by Kenneth Derrick Cope of Clover, SC. Estimated damage to the Toyota is $4,000.

JAN. 18: Officer Carpenter said David Wayne Moore, 101 Country Grove Road, operating a 2019 Tesla, turning onto US 74 Business from the parking lot of 510 West King Street, struck a 2019 Ford traveling West on 74 and operated by Timothy Yates Bess of Gastonia. Property damage was estimated at $10,000.

JAN. 21: Officer Earls said Paul Douglas Trump was standing on the shoulder of NC 161 York Road to cross Bennett Street at Innovation Drive and was struck on his back/left shoulder. The driver slowed but drove away.

CITATIONS

JAN. 18: Holli Danielle Watkins, 43, Bessemer City, fictitious tag, no registration,

Kings Mountain Police Department became aware of rumors on social media sites of an active shooter threat at Kings Mountain High School on Thursday, January 26, and posted on Facebook that KMPD officers and Cleveland County school officials were actively investigating these rumors and would advise further information when information became available.

Later in the day, authorities concluded that “there had been no credible information or evidence that suggest a threat was made toward KMHS or any other school within our community, or Cleveland County.”

In a Facebook post on Thursday afternoon, KMHS stated, “Late last night we were made aware of a possible threat to our school. The administration along with the Kings

no new certificate of title.

JAN. 18: Bonnie Elizabeth Glance,33, 138 Lowery Wood, expired tag.

JAN. 19: Ja’Marlon Demond Young, 18, 1204 Northwoods Drive, revoked license.

JAN. 20: Curtis Bazil Harris, 26, 904 Henry Street, no operator’s license.

JAN. 20: Dashaun Amaru Ross, 25, Spruce Street, revoked license.

JAN. 20: Xavier Obrien Stephens, 23, 1127 Phifer Road, expired tag, no vehicle inspection.

JAN. 20: O’Brian Rashont, 27, 124 Lewis Curry Road, revoked driver’s license.

JAN. 20: Joshua Lawrence Jones, 18, Grover, no operator’s license.

JAN. 20: Marcus Willie Barnette, 36, Bessemer City, revoked license.

JAN. 20: Felicity Jackson, 24, 221 N. Watterson Street, no operator’s license.

JAN. 20: Arreola Huazano Jose Gregorio, 21, 216 Morris Street, no operator’s license.

JAN. 21: Sherika Char-

Mountain Police Department has investigated the rumor and has not been able to substantiate anything. Due to the unsubstantiated social media rumors, we will have additional law enforcement on our campus today and tomorrow. Kings Mountain High School was not directly mentioned in the rumors but we are acting with an abundance of caution because of our school's priority on student and staff safety.”

The Police Department will continue to investigate any leads or information pertaining to these rumors and if located, will seek to charge, and prosecute those responsible for issuing threats. KMPD is asking that anyone with information in reference to these rumors to contact Kings Mountain Police Department (704) 734-0444.

maine Williams, 32, 110 Cambridge Oaks Circle 201, no operator’s license, expired tag, carelessly and heedlessly in wanton disregard of the rights and safety of others.

JAN. 21: Donta Jovon Byrd, 104 Cameron Drive, fictitious tag.

JAN. 23: Megan Danielle Holbrook, 33, Grover, speeding, no operator’s license.

JAN. 23: Malasha Elaine Hawkins, 18, 301 Scotland Drive, speeding, careless driving.

JAN. 24: Kristen Marie Duhaime, 33, 612 Charles Street 59, expired tag, no vehicle inspection.

JAN. 24: Stephen John Torrence, 37, 127 Van Dyke Road, speeding.

JAN. 25: Nasir Claude Thomas, 24, 425 Kings Falls Court, revoked license.

JAN. 25: MacKenzie Hope Hamrick, 18, Grover, no operator’s license, unsafe movement.

COMMUNITY TOWN HALL

Thursday, February 2, at 6:30 pm

Residents of Kings Mountain and surrounding communities are invited to attend a presentation and question and answer session on current water studies and concentrator processing for the Albemarle Kings Mountain project

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Kings Mountain Little Theatre
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Bullock Building condemned

The Bullock Building at 126 W. Mountain Street in Kings Mountain was condemned by City of Kings Mountain and a notice was posted. The notice reads, “This structure is unsafe for human occupancy pursuant to NCGS 160D-1119. The use or occupation of this building for human habitation is prohibited and unlawful due to either defective construction, dilapidation, decay, insanitation, unsafe wiring or heating system, inadequate means of egress, damage by fire or wind, overloaded

floors and/or fire hazard.”

The notice was signed by Building Inspector Clint Houser on January 6, 2023.

Davidson Association Masters of Distinction Beautillion parent information session Feb. 4

at 4 p.m. at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church life Center at 220 N. Watterson Street in Kings Mountain. Patterned after the Alpha Kappa Alpha So-

The owner of the property has until April 25 to respond to the city before further action is taken.

rority, Inc.’s Debutant Ball Cotillion with “Petite Pearls of Excellence”, “Masters of Distinction” is designed with workshops and activities giving young boys ages 6 - 11 confidence by learning skills necessary for life.

The first participants meeting will be held on Saturday, February 4, at 10 a.m. at Mt. Zion Mission-

ary Baptist Church Family Life Center. Any boy between the ages of 6 and 11 by May 20, 2023, may participate. The last day to register and pay the $25 participation fee is Friday, February 10.

For more information, contact Katherine Hardy Pendergrass at historicdavidson@gmail.com or by phone at 864-680-0555.

Gov. encourages eligible North Carolinians to claim Earned Income Tax Credit

Last week, Governor Cooper joined the United States Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service in recognizing January 27 as Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Awareness Day to encourage eligible North Carolinians to claim the tax credit on their upcoming federal taxes.

“North Carolina families should take a moment today to determine if they are eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit,” said Governor Roy Cooper. “This can help hard working families with tax relief they deserve.”

For over forty-five years,

the EITC has been supporting hardworking people by offering tax credits to lowto moderate-income workers and families. The EITC, combined with the Child Tax Credit (CTC), lifts over nine million people out of poverty annually – half of them children.

North Carolina residents who earned less than $59,187 from wages, income from a job where the employer didn’t withhold tax, or money made from self-employment including owning and operating a business or farm last year may qualify for the EITC and might not know it. Those who don’t claim the credit are missing a tax benefit they have earned.

The resources below offer support in identifying if residents are eligible for

the EITC and supplemental help in completing and filing their taxes.

• The Internal Revenue Service offers an interactive online tool, EITC Assistant at www.irs.gov/eitcassistant, that guides taxpayers through EITC eligibility and estimates their possible credit.

• Free tax return preparation is available to assist workers in avoiding costly errors at www.irs.gov/vita.

• Eligible EITC workers may visit www.IRS.gov to find a free tax assistance site.

• Free filing software is available at www.irs.gov/ freefile to help prepare and e-file federal taxes.

For more information, please visit EITC Central at www.eitc.irs.gov.

GPD searching for missing teen

Detectives from the Gastonia Police Department are asking the public for help in locating missing 16-year-old Raymond Justin Edwards.

Family reported that they last saw Edwards on January 25 when he left his Hillcrest Avenue home. He was last seen walking toward S. York Road. Edwards is approxi-

mately 5’7” tall and weighs 140 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. Edwards was last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt, black pants, and black shoes.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Raymond Edwards is asked to call detectives at 704-866-6702. Callers may remain anonymous.

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American Legion veteran’s breakfast Saturday, Feb. 4

Mountain’s American Legion Post 155

veteran’s Breakfast is scheduled for Saturday, February 4, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the post home on East Gold Street.

Veterans and guests can order a made-to-order breakfast of eggs, bacon,

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liver mush, gravy, grits, biscuits, toast, coffee, and juice.

Members of three American Legion branches, Auxiliary, Legion Riders, and Sons of the American Legion volunteer to take requests, deliver orders, and clean up afterward.

All veterans are invited to this free breakfast. Others are welcome to attend for a small donation that helps fund future breakfasts.

Golden Leaf Food Distribution Program

Food Distribution Assistance Program is funded by an appropriation from the N.C. General Assembly and up to $250,000 per project is available for the following:

• Grants to nonprofit organizations to assist those organizations in (i) becoming eligible to be partner agencies of a North Carolina food bank or (ii) enhancing or expanding the capacity of current partner agencies of North Carolina food banks.

• Grants to nonprofit organizations to assist those organizations in (i) establishing a school-based weekend food assistance program or (ii) enhancing or expanding the capacity of current schoolbased weekend food assistance programs.

Funds may be used for a variety of purposes, including building renovation or expansion, large equipment (forklifts, pallet jacks), small

equipment, dry good storage shelves, freezers/coolers, vehicles to transport food, freezer blankets, tents or other equipment for drivethru or outdoor distribution, ServSafe Certification classes, computers or tablets, project-related staffing including grant and construction administration.

How to apply: First phase of the process is the Pre-Application, which will open on January 23 and close on February 7. Organizations are encouraged to visit our website to review the Pre-Application guidelines to begin to gather the required documents. Organizations that completed the Pre-Application in the first round do not need to resubmit.

Organizations with questions should visit www.goldenleaf.org and scroll down until you see a button labeled “Contact Staff”.

Educator professional development awards available

The Governor’s Educator Discovery Awards recognize the value of quality professional development for teachers at all phases of their careers. The program will provide a stipend of up to $1,000 for preK-12 traditional public and public charter school teachers to pursue a professional development experience of their choosing.

Teachers can use the grant award to attend a workshop or conference that deepens their subject area knowledge, such as a coding workshop for computer science teachers, or a session on how to create a project-based learning experience for students. Applicants need to describe how their participation in the professional development experience will enhance their efforts to create a work-based learning activity for their students.

Work-based learning strengthens the state’s talent pipeline by providing North Carolinians with career awareness, career exploration, and real-world career experience to build employability and technical skills. Workbased learning creates deeper connections between class-

room curriculum and future careers. Work-based learning is a powerful tool for engaging and motivating students. These experiences generate a more well-rounded education improving a students’ chance for future success.

The Governor’s Educator Discovery Award asks teachers to connect their proposed professional development opportunity with the workbased learning that happens in their classroom. Successful applicants explain how their professional development opportunity will enhance their ability to create work-based learning activities for their students.

Educators can I apply for funding to attend any professional development opportunity, but applicants must specify their professional development opportunity ahead of time, and their choice will be evaluated as part of their application package. They encourage applicants to find a reputable professional development opportunity that will tangibly and meaningfully have a positive impact on their teaching.

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Special to the Herald from Atrium Health

Atrium Health Mobile Medicine paramedic Calvin Cobb was in between patient visits when he came across what he thought was a minor fender bender on the side of a busy road in Cleveland County in early January.

“I was headed back to the hospital when I saw two cars pulled over and a woman in the road trying to flag someone down,” says Calvin. “Something didn’t seem right and then I saw a man lying on the ground and I knew I had to stop.”

And if Calvin didn’t stop, this story would have a much different outcome.

Lying on the ground was 32-year-old Brandon Hord. In laymen’s terms – he was dead. He wasn’t breathing and he didn’t have a pulse. Calvin immediately began CPR and, for a short time, found a pulse. Given he has a wealth of life-saving experience from working in the emergency room at Atrium Health Cleveland to serving as a certified CPR instructor, Calvin knew these moments were critical and continued CPR until first responders arrived.

Brandon felt pain in his chest for about two days. He wasn’t sure what was happening. Could it be anxiety or something worse? He knew cardiac issues ran in his family, but never suspected a heart attack at such a young age.

When the pain became unbearable, Brandon’s mother drove him to the hospital. On the way there, he tried to call 911 but his heart stopped beating and his mother made the call. That’s how Brandon ended up lying on the ground on the side of the road.

“The last memory I have of that day was trying to call 911,” says Brandon. “And then I remember flashes of a defibrillator and asking the first responders if I could talk to my daughters.”

Brandon says first responders had to “shock” him several times on the

professional development opportunities can be found online at https://www.experiencemorenc.com/educator-discovery-award. In the past, recipients have attended a varied array of conferences, including the ISTE Annual Conference, the Broadway Teacher’s Workshop, and the Adobe Max Creative Conference. You can also ask other educators for professional development recommendations. The awards are funded by generous members of the North Carolina Business Committee for Education. Cycle 10 is now live! Applications close at the end of March.

way to the emergency room, a total of more than 20 times throughout his care. He was rushed into a cardiac catheterization lab where a stent was placed to open the blocked artery.

Many would say Brandon is extremely lucky. He says the type of heart attack he suffered is called a “widow maker,” because it’s so often deadly – es-

pecially outside hospital walls. But, thanks to several good Samaritans, including Calvin, Brandon lived to celebrate his 33rd birthday on January 23.

Calvin continued CPR as other help arrived. As an instructor, even Calvin is surprised a little when he performs CPR in real life.

“You fall back on your training, it’s like muscle

memory,” adds Calvin. “No matter how many times you do it (CPR) there are a million things running through my head, but I remember this is what I need to do next; then this; and your brain and your body just kick into autopilot, in a sense.”

Days after Brandon’s heart attack, the two men were introduced and realized they are connected by more than just this life-changing event. Both men work for Atrium Health, within the Mobile Medicine department –Calvin, as a paramedic seeing patients in their home via Atrium Health Hospital at Home, and Brandon as a communication specialist with MedCenter Air, dispatching crews on other life-saving missions.

“I remember his mom saying he works for MedCenter Air, but it didn’t click,” says Calvin. “I was focused on the CPR. But, wow, how things work out!”

“It is wild,” adds Brandon. “To have someone you work with in the same department, but don’t know, be able to assist you in your time of need, is incredible and something I am extremely grateful for.”

Calvin is the first recipient of Atrium’s Mobile Integrated Health Warrior award based upon what Calvin did, and they look forward to having more recipients in the future.

The plaque reads “Atrium Health Mobile Integrated Health Warrior Award presented to Calvin Cobb in recognition of your courageous and lifesaving actions. Never forget the difference you make every day. ‘Semper Gumby – Always Flexible’ (Calvin’s life moto) January 2023”

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Calvin Cobb saved Brandon Hord’s life using CPR after BranPhotos by Atrium Health Brandon Hord recently celebrated his 33rd birthday thanks to the hard work and dedication of Calvin Cobb and other good Samaritans who worked diligently to save his life.

Senior Center celebrates Black History Month

Patrick Senior Center in Kings Mountain will be hosting a Black History Month Celebration on Tuesday, February 14, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. The theme is "The Strength Behind Us, The Strength Within Us and The Greatness Ahead."

Dr. Lamont Littlejohn, Pastor of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Shelby, NC will be the Guest Speaker and a light lunch will be served. Please RSVP by Tuesday, February 7, by calling the Patrick Center at 704-734-0447.

SBA

deadline approaches for Working Capital Disaster Loans for 2022 freezing temps and high winds

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) reminds small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture, and most private nonprofit organizations that Feb. 28 is the filing deadline for working capital disaster loans in parts of South Carolina, Georgia, and North Carolina due to freezing temperatures and high winds that occurred March 12-14, 2022.

Low-interest disaster loans are available in the counties of Abbeville,

Golden Leaf Food Distribution Program

Food Distribution Assistance Program is funded by an appropriation from the N.C. General Assembly and up to $250,000 per project is available for the following:

• Grants to nonprofit organizations to assist those organizations in (i) becoming eligible to be partner agencies of a North Carolina food bank or (ii) enhancing or expanding the capacity of current partner agencies of North Carolina food banks.

• Grants to nonprofit organizations to assist those organizations in (i) establishing a school-based weekend food assistance

CHIEF

From Page 2A

Special Situations Unit which includes SWAT, Bomb Squad, Crisis Negotiators, Mobile Field Force, and the Mobile Command.

Conrad was responsible for creating and implementing the Police

SELLERS

From Page 1A to visit city hall while their mother worked. “We were so proud to tell everyone our mom worked at city hall. For 34 years, that’s 8,840 days, mom walked up the same stairs and through the doors doing the same routine. She loves this town and believes in this town. City events were a family affair and we never drove straight home. We always detoured through town to admire the flowers and all the hard work done by all city employees.”

Johana took the time to thank city staff for all their support of her mother, “Her experience as city manager would not have been what it is if it wasn't for the peoplethe employees, staff, and department heads. You all made my mom's world go round so I want to thank you for taking good care of mom because honestly you all spent more time with her than we did sometimes.”

She continued, “As your daughter, I’m excited to have my mom back. We have shared you with the city long enough!

Mom has served this city longer than Morgan and I have been around. I’m excited that you can wake up every morning and do things you want to do, not what you have to do, like catching up on the Price is Right.”

Marilyn is the city’s

program or (ii) enhancing or expanding the capacity of current school-based weekend food assistance programs. Funds may be used for a variety of purposes, including building renovation or expansion, large equipment (forklifts, pallet jacks), small equipment, dry good storage shelves, freezers/ coolers, vehicles to transport food, freezer blankets, tents or other equipment for drive-thru or outdoor distribution, ServSafe Certification classes, computers or tablets, project-related staffing including grant and construction administration.

Training Officer program for the GPD in 2005.

Since the program was implemented, over 180 officers have been trained in the program. He received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Montreat College and is a North Carolina certified instructor and nationally certified Problem Based Learning instructor. Conard is a graduate of the West Point Leadership

longest tenured city manager, serving 17 years in that role. Marilyn was hired by George Wood, serving as a secretary and then City Clerk. In 2006, she took the role as city manager. She was the town’s first woman city manager, and during her career she hired the town’s first woman police chief, Lisa Proctor.

“I am very proud of all the work we accomplished here at the city during my time as city manager, projects, good audits, infrastructure. We have laid the groundwork for future growth. While I leave a lot of good memories behind

Aiken, Anderson, Cherokee, Chester, Edgefield, Fairfield, Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens, Lexington, McCormick, Newberry, Pickens, Saluda, Spartanburg, Union and York in South Carolina; Columbia and Richmond in Georgia; and Cleveland, Henderson, Polk, Rutherford and Transylvania in North Carolina.

Under this declaration, the SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program is available to eligible farm-related and nonfarm-related entities that suffered financial losses as a direct result of this disaster. Apart from aquaculture enterprises, SBA cannot provide disaster loans to agricultural producers, farmers, and ranchers. The loan amount can be up to $2 million with interest rates of 2.94 percent for

How to apply: First phase of the process is the Pre-Application, which will open on January 23 and close on February 7.

Organizations are encouraged to visit our website to review the Pre-Application guidelines to begin to gather the required documents. Organizations that completed the Pre-Application in the first round do not need to resubmit.

Organizations with questions should visit www.goldenleaf.org and scroll down until you see a button labeled “Contact Staff”.

Program and attended the FBI Command College.

“I look forward to serving the citizens of Gastonia as Police Chief and leading a department of dedicated public servants who share my passion to protect and serve through direct and intentional community involvement inclusive to all residents and visitors of our diverse city,” said Chief Conard.

me, what is most precious to me are my memories and friendships,” she said.

As for the future, Marilyn plans to take a little time for family, her daughter’s wedding, and prepare for her move to the Oak Grove community. “Once those things are complete, I’m sure I’ll be looking for other ways to contribute, perhaps at a non-profit. We’ll see,” she said.

Sellers also received recognition by the city for her years of service during the December city council meeting and was given a retirement party on Tuesday, January 25.

small businesses and 1.875 percent for private nonprofit organizations, with terms up to 30 years. The SBA determines eligibility based on the size of the applicant, type of activity and its financial resources. Loan amounts and terms are set by the SBA and are based on each applicant’s financial condition. These working capital loans may be used to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable, and other bills that could have been paid had the disaster not occurred. The loans are not intended to replace lost sales or profits.

Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via the SBA’s secure website at DisasterLoanAssistance.sba. gov/ela/s/ and should apply under SBA declaration #

17510. Disaster loan information and application forms may also be obtained by calling the SBA’s Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 (if you are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability, please dial 7-1-1 to access telecommunications relay services), or by sending an email to DisasterCustomerService@sba.gov. Loan applications can be downloaded from the SBA’s website at sba.gov/disaster. Completed applications should be mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. Submit completed loan applications to SBA no later than Feb. 28, 2023.

COVID numbers continue downward trend

For the second straight week, Cleveland County’s COVID 19 numbers dropped, this week by 57 percent. Cleveland, Gaston, Lincoln, and Rutherford Counties in NC are at a low level. York County, SC also has a low count.

In Cleveland County, there were 92 cases of COVID-19 reported for the week ending January 18. That equates to 93.93 cases out of

CRAVE

From Page 1A

They bring a lot to the table with their business experience, and we look forward to getting their Kings Mountain location up and running.”

Crave serves hot dogs,

100k population. There were 1,306 tests performed in that time. The testing positivity rate was 8.94 percent, down 8.92 percent from the prior week. Vaccinations for the county are 69,759 that have had one dose out of a population of 97,947. Those that have completed the primary series of vaccinations number 52, 813, compared to the percentage North Carolina’s recipients who have completed a primary series with valid

BBQ, and self-pour beer. The brand boasts jumbo all beef hot dogs that can be topped anyway you like with 20+ toppings. They specialize in BBQ, pulled chicken, pulled pork and pulled brisket with not only classic BBQ dishes, but fun plays on them, like sliders and tacos. The selfpour beer wall includes a va-

county of residence: 96.8 percent.

The CDC recommends, based on the current levels, that citizens stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines. Get tested if you have symptoms. Wear a mask if you have symptoms, a positive test, or exposure to someone with COVID-19. You may choose to wear a mask at any time as an additional precaution to protect yourself and others.

riety of local crafts as well as domestics, mixed drinks, and wine. With Ax throwing, and alcohol for adults, and fun game nights for the kids, Crave locations host a variety of fun activities monthly to include Trivia, Bingo, Karaoke and corn hole tournaments.

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We Love Because He First Loved Us

Are you frustrated when someone cuts you off in traffic, jumps in front of you in the checkout line, or is just plain rude?

To be sure, we have all been there, and it seems bad manners and apathy abound.

Today it feels like there is less love and

more hate in the world than ever before. The downright hostility toward others can be seen in news headlines worldwide. It is incredibly tempting to slip into this culture of uncaring and hatred. What are we to do? As Christians, we can show the love of Jesus to others and fight against culture. Fighting the good fight might seem overwhelming or a hopeless quest, but I bear witness to this fact, people look at you differently, and your efforts make a difference. A simple ges-

ture such as giving up a parking space, returning a cart, or offering up a kind word to the cashier can make people look at you differently.

Moreover, a Gospel conversation with someone can make a significant impact. But know this, we cannot and will not succeed in our strength. John, in his first letter, emphasizes to his readers to fight sin and love others with the love that God has given to us.

In 1 John 4:7-11 he writes to believers, “Dear friends, let us

love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.

This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him. This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love

one another. No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us.”

What an incredible truth! We have an opportunity to show God’s love to others. Yes, this world can be cruel, yet the love of Christ, which saved us, can be seen in us to give light to others. We are called and compelled to love. What is our motivator? John provides us with the answer in vs. 19-21, “We love because he first loved us. Whoever claims to love God yet

hates a brother or sister is a liar. For whoever does not love their brother and sister, whom they have seen, cannot love God, whom they have not seen. And he has given us this command: Anyone who loves God must also love their brother and sister.”

This week, let us walk God’s Spirit of love and love one another as Jesus loves you.

Kings Mountain Area Church Directory

Emmanuel Independent Baptist Church 102 Canterbury Road 704-730-7855

Faith Ablaze Church 1128 S. York Road 704-739-8496

Faith Baptist Church 1009 Linwood Road

Faith Holiness Church Hwy. 161/ Bessemer City Rd. 704-739-1997

Family Worship Center 1818 Shelby Road 704-739-7206

First Baptist Church 605 W. King Street 704-739-3651

David Baptist Church

2300 David Baptist Church Rd. • Kings Mountain, NC

704-487-7697

704-750-0171

Anew Beginning Baptist Church 145 Battleground Dr. 704-473-1372

Ardent Life Church 420 Branch Street 704-739-7700

Arise Church 830 E. King St. Bethlehem Baptist Church 1017 Bethlehem Road 704-739-7487

Boyce Memorial ARP Church Edgemont Drive 704-739-4917

Pastor Clifton Morgan Carson Memorial Baptist Church 262 Sparrow Springs Road 704-739-2247

Central United Methodist Church 113 S. Piedmont Avenue 704-739-2471

Cherokee St. Baptist Church 421 S. Cherokee Street 704-739-7697 Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church 618 Chestnut Ridge Road 704-739-4015

Christian Freedom Southern Baptist Church 246 Range Road 704-739-4152

Concord United Methodist Church 2404 Tryon Courthouse Rd. Bessemer City, NC 704-629-3571

Connections Church 306 N. Piedmont Ave. 704-750-4972

Cornerstone Church Of God 202 Margrace Road 704-689-4430

Cornerstone Independent Baptist 107 Range Road 704-737-0477

Crowders Mountain Baptist 125 Mayberry Lane 704-739-0310

David Baptist Church 2300 David Baptist Ch. Rd. 704-739-4555

dixonpresbyterian.com

East Gold Street Wesleyan Church 701 E. Gold Street 704-739-3215

East Kings Mountain Church of God Hwy 161, Bessemer City/ KM Hwy. 704-739-7367

Eastside Baptist Church 308 York Road 704-739-8055

Ebenezer Baptist Church 1621 County Line Road 704-739-8331

El Bethel United Methodist Church 122 El-bethel Road 704-739-9174

First Church of the Nazarene 121 Countryside Road 704-734-1143

First Presbyterian Church 111 E. King Street 704-739-8072

First Wesleyan Church 505 N. Piedmont Avenue 704-739-4266

Galilee United Methodist 117 Galilee Church Road 704-739-7011

Gloryland Missionary Baptist Church 101 Benfield Rd. 704-740-7212

Gospel Assembly Church 202 S. Railroad Avenue 704-739-5351

Good Hope Presbyterian Church 105 N. Cansler Street 704-739-1062

Grace Fellowship 144 West Mountain Street 704-481-8888

Grace United Methodist Church 830 Church Street 704-739-6000 Harvest Baptist Church 144 Ware Road 704-734-0714

Kings Mountain Baptist Church 101 W. Mountain Street 704-739-2516

Life of Worship Ministries 405 S. Cherokee St. 704-777-2927

Kings Mtn.Dream Center 1128 York Road 704-739-8496 Tim & Angie Goates, Pastors www.kmdreamcenter.com

Lighthouse Ministries 1908 Shelby Rd. Kings Mountain Long Creek Presbyterian Church 701 Long Creek Road 704-629-4406

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

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

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churches in our communities, we will print two alternating lists of churches each week. If you don’t see the church you’re looking for, be sure to check next week. Support Our Local Churches Call us today to find out how to place your ad on this page 704-484-1047 227 S. Cherokee St. Kings Mountain 704-739-0193 Tire Inc. We Support our We our local churches churches. 228 S. Washington St. Shelby arnoldsjewelry.com Compliments of & Gift Gallery The Staff of HARRIS FUNERAL HOME 108 S. Piedmont Ave. • Kings Mountain 704-739-2591 704-482-9896 904 S. Post Rd., Shelby Locally Owned and Operated www.shelbyalarm.com Security & Surveillance Systems Specialists for over 32 Years Kenny Spangler, President C&C Heating & Cooling, LLC Sales–Service Installation Bobby Childers - Owner • NC License #9507 704-739-1043 502 York Rd. • Kings Mountain LAUGHLIN FURNITURE 400 N. Lafayette St., Shelby • 704-484-3204 www.laughlinfurnitureoutlet.com F a i t h Faith ~ F a m i l y Family ~ F u r n i t u r e Furniture You Call We Haul 704-739-4747 CARS THAT FIT YOUR BUDGET 704-487-5520 tel/fax 1016 College Ave. (Hwy. 150) • Shelby, NC 28152 (Near Boiling Springs, NC) www.edsteibelimports.com IMPORTS STEIBEL ED
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But when you ask, you must believe and not doubt, because the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind. That person should not expect to receive anything from the Lord. 8 Such a person is double-minded and unstable in all they do. –James 1:5-8

American Legion Post 82 creates foundation

Martha Bridges, Commander of American Legion Post 82, announced the establishment of the Post 82 Foundation, a Charitable Trust for Post 82. The IRS and the NC Secretary of State have approved the trust. The Foundation was created because of the growing activities and programs sponsored by Post 82. Commander Bridges explained that ten years ago, Post 82 had 140 members between the Post and Auxiliary. Today we have over 400 American Legion Family members (since we added the Sons of The American Legion and Legion Riders). They have increased the number of youth programs from a single oratorical contest to additional programs involving over 100 students. The number of youth programs now includes not only the oratorical contest, but

baseball and softball teams, Junior shooting sports (air rifle team), Student Trooper, Tarheel Boys and Girls State, and a sponsored Boys Scout troop.

The Foundation is permitted to receive corporate and United Way contributions. The creation of a Foundation will enable individuals or corporations to contribute to the local post’s many programs, which benefit veterans and youth in our community. As a 501c3, donors can now deduct their contribution.

The Foundation’s Mission Statement is to improve the lives of veterans, youth, and citizens of Cleveland County by supporting the four pillars on which The American Legion was founded. Those four pillars are National Defense, Americanism, Children & Youth, and Veterans Rehabilitation.

At the initial meeting on January 10, Post 82

Nunsense, The Mega-Musical coming to KMLT in March

Foundation Board officers were elected: Ric Francis, President; Martha Bridges, Treasurer; and Zach Parker, Secretary. Two additional Board members were elected: Jim Quinlan and Victor Darville. The Board has approved their bylaws and mission statement.

Foundation Board members recently met with Kelli Steele, Home Trust Bank Branch Manager, to finalize financial requirements.

As the Foundation grows, Shelby’s American Legion Post 82 and Unit 82 plan to be more visible in the community and eventually to be able to provide financial assistance adhering to its mission statement and guiding principles.

For more information, please address correspondence to Post 82 Foundation - Ric Francis, President, PO Box 82, Shelby, NC 28151, or email Post82foundation@ gmail.com.

Patrick Senior Center February events

The Patrick Center is a SHIIP site and can help with Medicare questions and check to see if you qualify for Extra Help with your drug costs. We can also assist with transportation, loan equipment, incontinence supplies, nutritional supplements, and other services. Please call the center at 704-734-0447 for more information or to sign up for programs.

Upcoming February Special Events:

• Trip to the Discovery Place Museum and Cracker Barrel in Charlotte: Monday,

February 6, 9am-3pm. Come by the center to sign up. Cost is $24.

• Shred Truck: Tuesday, February 7. Bring your items to be shredded at any time the center is open and put them in the locked bin.

• Valentine’s Bingo Party: Thursday, February 9, 1010:30am.

• Valentine’s Dance sponsored by Summit Place of Kings Mountain: Friday, February 10, 7-9pm. Cost is $3 per person.

• Black History Month Event: Tuesday, February 14, 9:30-11am. Call to sign up.

• Craft Class with Claudia:

Kings Mountain Little Theatre, Inc., and corporate sponsor Edward Jones – Jack and Pam Buchanan, announce that Nunsense is returning to the Joy Performance Theater with “Nunsense, The Mega-Musical, by Dan Goggin. The musical includes all the fun of the original Nunsense but it has been super-sized!

Mega-Nunsense, starring the original five nuns features five new male and female characters, including the never-before-seen infamous convent cook, Sister Julia, Child of God.

Nunsense, the winner of four Outer Critics Circle Awards, including Best Musical, was called “A hail of fun and frolic” by The New York Times. And now it’s bigger and better than ever! It would be a sin to pass up the opportunity to see it!

Performances are sched-

Tuesday, February 21, 1-3pm. Cost is $2. Call to sign up. Zoom option available. Ongoing Activities at the Patrick Center • Ceramics: Mondays, 9:30-10:30am.

• Smartphone Clinic by Trey Ross with Mauney Memorial Library: 2nd Monday, 10-11am.

• Facebook Chat: Mondays, 10-10:45am. (Online via Facebook)

• Seniors in Motion: Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays, 10:30am-11:30am. Suggested donation of $1 per class for non-YMCA members.

• Quilting: Mondays, 12:30-3pm.

• Beginner Quilting: Thursdays, 1-3pm.

• Intermediate Line Dance (Dance Floor Rockers): Mondays, 1-3pm.

• Intermediate Line Dance (Southern Class): Thursdays, 10-11:30am.

• Beginner Line Dancing: Mondays, 11:30-12:30pm.

• Clogging: Mondays, 3:30-4:30pm & Thursdays, 12:30-1:30pm.

• Knitting: Tuesdays, 8:30-10:30am.

• Veterans Meeting: 1st Tuesday, 9-10am.

• Bible History: Tuesdays, 10-11am.

• REFIT Dance Exercise: Tuesdays, 11am-12pm.

• Monthly Birthday Celebration: 4th Tuesday, 1011am.

• Dutch Lunch Bunch: 2nd Wednesdays, February 8-Small Town Kitchen in Cherryville; Please sign up at the Front Desk and pay $1 bus fee. • Jewelry Class I: Wednesdays, 10-11am. • Jewelry Class II: 1st and

CHEESY HASH

BROWNS

Fritzy Sellers

1-2 lb. bag hash browns

1 med. onion, chopped

1 can cream of chicken soup.

1 stick butter or margarine

2 cups shredded cheese (this is for the top)

¼ t sp. pepper

¼ tsp. salt

8 oz sour cream

Thaw hash browns. Add other ingredients. Melt butter in casserole dish. Add the above ingredients. Top with cheese. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes.

SWEET POTATO

CASSEROLE

Betty Ruff

1 large can sweet potatoes (mashed)

½ stick margarine melted

¼ cup orange juice

½ cup light brown sugar

1 cup sugar

3rd Wednesdays, 1-2pm.

uled for Friday, March 17 and 24, and Saturday March 18 and 25 at 7:30 p.m. Matinee performances are scheduled for Sunday, March 19 and 26 at 3 p.m.

Director Jim Champion and Music Director Libby Putnam urge everyone interested to come join the fun of participating in the production of this musical comedy.

(The recipes in today’s Cooking Corner are from “Feeding the Flock,’’ a Cookbook published by members of A New Beginning Baptist Church of Kings Mountain.)

Fritzy Sellers

½ tsp. cinnamon

½ cup margarine

Chopped pecans. Mix all together and bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

MEAT LOAF

Leslie and Doug Ramsey

1 ½ lb. ground beef

1 onion, chopped

1 ¼ tsp. salt

½ can tomato sauce

1 cup crackers

1 egg, beaten

¼ tsp. pepper

Mix all ingredients together and form loaf in a shallow pan.

1 ½ cans tomato sauce

3 tbs. vinegar

2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce

½ cup water

3 tbs. brown sugar

2 tbs. mustard

Mix and pour over meat loaf.

Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour and 15 minutes.

BLACK WALNUT

POUND CAKE

2 sticks margarine

2 tsp. vanilla

1 cup black walnuts

2 cups flour, un-sifted

5 large eggs

½ cup shortening

¼ tsp. black walnut flavoring

1 cup sugar

1 cup milk

Combine margarine, shortening and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, mix well after each egg/ dd vanilla, mix well. Add flour and milk alternately and ending with flour. Stir in walnuts. Bake 350 degrees for 1 hour and 25 minutes.

CREAM CHEESE

FROSTING

8 oz. cream cheese

1 lb.. confectioner’s sugar

1 stick margarine

2 tsp. vanilla flavoring

Frost cooled cake. Garnish with walnuts if desired.

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PAINTING CLASS, LLC RIBBON CUTTING – Cleveland County Chamber of Commerce announces a ribbon cutting for Painting Class, LLC at 211 S Battleground Ave. on Friday, on Thursday, February 9, at 11:30 a.m. It had been scheduled for November 11 but was postponed due to inclement weather. Owner Melody Griffin said, “We have a variety of classes, including one family event per month and
a date night.” Post 82 Foundation sets up their bank account. Pictured L-R: Pictured left to right: Kelli Steele, Shelby Home Trust Branch Manager, Ric Francis, Post 82 Foundation President, Jim Quinlan, Post 82 Foundation Board Member, Victor Darville, Post 82 Foundation Board Member, Martha Bridges, Post 82 Commander & Foundation Treasurer, and Zach Parker, SAL Squadron 82 Commander & Foundation Secretary. Photo by Linda Quinlan
• Canasta: Tuesdays, 1-3pm. • Chair Yoga: Wednesdays, 11:45-12:45pm. (Fee required) • Blood Pressure Clinic: 1st Wednesday, 10-11:30am. • Food Giveaway: 3rd Wednesday, 1-2:30pm. • Online Book Club: 4th Wednesday of the month at 4pm via Zoom. Please call Mauney Memorial Library to join. • Leaving a Legacy: 1st Thursdays, 11am-1:30pm. • Bridge: 2nd and 4th Thursdays, 1-4pm. • Caregiver Support Group: 4th Wednesday, 1-2:00pm. • Healthy Lifestyles Class: Thursdays, 8-9:30am. • Gentle Exercise: Thursdays, 9:30-10:15am. • Bingo: Thursdays, 10:3011:15am. • Coffee & Conversation: Fridays, 8:30-10am. • Chorus: Fridays, 1011am. • Friday Lunch: Fridays, 11am-12pm. (Call to sign up by Wednesday at Noon. Cost is $3) • WII Bowling League: Fridays, 12-1pm. • Chair Volleyball: Fridays, 12-2pm. • Ping Pong/Corn Hole: Fridays, 1:30-2:30pm.

Bethware Elementary celebrates 100th day of School

Bethware Elementary School celebrated their 100th day of school on Friday, January 27. To celebrate, students dressed up as if they were 100-years old. Pictured are a few students who dressed up for the occasion.

Correction

In the January 25 Herald story, “KMMS student publishes children’s book,” Kalashja Womic’s parent’s names were incorrect. Keshia Dillard is Kalashja’s mother and Trent Dillard her father. Her grandmother is Barbara Dillard. Kalashja is an eighth-grade student at Kings Mountain Middle School. We regret the error.

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Greg Lloyd resigns as winningest coach in 100-year history of Mountaineer football

Greg Lloyd, the winningest football coach in the 100-year history of Kings Mountain High football, has resigned after 16 years with the Mountaineers.

Lloyd’s accomplishments were many during that time. He compiled a record of 133-71 which included conference championships in 2008, 2017, spring 2021 and 2022. His Mountaineers played for the Western Regional championship in 2008, 2015, 2018 and 2019. Prior to coming here he coached two years at East Gaston and led the Warriors to their conference championship. His teams here posted a 21-13 record in playoff games and his 2019 team set the all-time school record of 653 points in a season. He was Southwestern Foothills Conference Coach of the Year in 2008 and Big South Conference Coach of the Year in 2017, 2021 and 2022. He served as head coach of the West team in the 2017 NCHSAA East-West game. His 2021-22 team had the second highest GPA in the state. Over 60 of his players went on to play college football. Many of the seniors on his last team (fall of 2022) will be playing college football in the fall.

Lloyd was inducted into the Kings Mountain Sports Hall of Fame in 2018.

“I’ll never forget how excited I was to be in Kings Mountain,” he said. “It was such a great opportunity and the support was great. The talent was always very good.”

One of the first things Lloyd did was to bring Kevin Cruise, Dustin Morehead and Craig Short to join his coaching staff.

“We got off to a good start,” Lloyd said. “That second year everything started coming together. We had Michael Roberts (at quarterback) and a lot of other good players and we shutout Shelby 21-0. We went to the playoffs and in the third round we beat Mooresville, who had a 200-yard per game rusher and we held him to just a few yards. That was a phenomenal season.

“We lost out to Kannapolis and Coach (Ron) Massey. Michael Roberts had hurt his ankle the week before but we still made it a close game.”

Lloyd and the Mountaineers had some good teams in the seasons that followed, but beginning in 2015 the team got on a roll that continues to this day.

“We really started to win

really helped us. We went to Freedom (in the playoffs) and they had B.J. Emmons who was one of the most highly recruited running backs in the nation. They were coming into the game with a 13-0 record and we beat them.

“In the 2018 playoffs undefeated Northwest Cabarrus came in and we had people like Kaylon Wade, Kobe Paysour and Ricaylen Mack and we beat them.

“Another big game I remember was in 2019 at Charlotte Catholic and it was 7-7 after regulation. We went seven overtimes and lost 5649. We beat Shelby 42-17 that year and that was a really big win for us.

but we swept the county. We broke a long losing streak against Shelby. We hadn’t beaten them since ’86.

“In the ’21 playoffs we drove 98 yards at the end of the game to beat a good Franklin team. Last season we swept the county and beat South Point but we lost in the playoffs to East Lincoln.

“During my time here we had good players and good fans,” he noted. “We always had big crowds. I appreciate the band and cheerleaders and the support of the parents and fans. Everybody did their part.

“I appreciate our principals. Ronny Funderburke gave me the opportunity to

during my time were really good – Suzanne Grayson, Mark Latham, Dustin Morehead and Matt Bridges. All of them supported me. It’s just been exciting coaching in Kings Mountain. I know I’m going to miss it a lot. I may coach again someday but right now I just need to take the fall off so I can watch Maggie play (at Western) and then Jake wherever he goes.

“I’m very thankful for my time as the football coach at Kings Mountain. It was really special. I think I will get back into coaching someday. I’ve been coaching for 28 falls. You’ll definitely see me coaching again. I hope I’ve got some good years left.

“Football shaped me,” he added. “I hope the players have learned some life lessons from us. I’m grateful for the support of the fans and for all the friends we’ve made in Kings Mountain. Kings Mountain is a great community.

“I can still see (the late) Major Loftin at every practice, and I’ll never forget (the late KMHS equipment manager) Donnie Mace. They were special Mountaineers.

“I had two coaches that are no longer with us – Brent Bagwell and Jeff Putnam. They were excellent men and excellent coaches. And, I want to thank superintendents Bruce Boyles and Stephen Fisher who were great supporters of our program and really good to me. It was an honor to know them and all the other good people in Kings Mountain. I have memories that will last me forever.”

Although he won’t be on the sidelines, Coach Lloyd said he won’t be a stranger.

“I will still be around and will be supporting the program from now on,” he said. “We have a lot of talented players coming back and I expect them to do very well this year. It will be a fun year for the Mountaineers.

“I want to thank Beth. She’s the perfect coach’s wife. She let me live out my dream. And, I want to thank Maggie and Jake. I watched them in sports from the time they were little until they grew up. I’m just thankful for everybody that supported me. I had tons of help. It’s been a great 16 years.”

Mountaineer athletic director Matt Bridges, who was also one of Lloyd’s assistant coaches, said the school planned to begin accepting applications for the head football job this week.

“I would like to thank and congratulate Coach Greg Lloyd for his 16 years of service to our football program, school and community,” Bridges said. “Coach Lloyd and the Lloyd family have dedicated their lives to building a successful program on and off the field, and they will be greatly missed. Coach Lloyd is a great coach and an even better person. The life lessons he taught his student-athletes and coaches will continue to leave a lasting impact for years to come. I wish the best for Coach Lloyd as he steps into the next chapter of his life.”

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Coach Lloyd addresses his team following a big victory. Greg Lloyd and his mother, Heidi, enjoy a moment together after a big Mountaineer victory. Greg Lloyd ends his Kings Mountain coaching career as the winningest football coach in Mountaineer history. The lad listening to Coach Lloyd address his team following a big victory is his young son, Jake, who grew up to be one of his all-conference players in Coach Lloyd’s final season at KMHS.

Mountaineers sweep Wildcats, Stuart Cramer here on Tuesday

Kings Mountain High’s basketball teams swept North Gaston in a Big South 3A Conference doubleheader Friday night at KM’s Parker Gym.

The KM girls won easily, 59-23, but the Mountaineers had to come from behind in the final two minutes to defeat the Wildcats 55-49 and hold onto a share of first place in the BSC with the Crest Chargers. Both teams were 8-2 in the BSC heading into Tuesday night’s action at home against the Forestview Jaguars.

The North Gaston boys scored the first four points of the game and led most of the way until the Mountaineers made a charge in the final three minutes to pull out the win and maintain their share of the BSC lead with the Crest Chargers. Hunter Huss, which had been tied for first, dropped to third with a loss to the South Point Red Raiders.

KM was down 45-39 with 4:41 left on the clock but rallied to come within 47-45 with just over three minutes left. The Mountaineers went to a pressing defense and Zay Smith canned a pair of free throws to tie the score at 47-all with 2:51 remaining.

It was still tied at 49-all when North Gaston lost the ball out of bounds with 1:26 remaining. Bradley Floyd, who was limited to three points on the night, canned a pair of free throws to put the Mountaineers up 51-49 with 39.1 seconds remaining.

After a North timeout, the Wildcats missed a field goal attempt and KM rebounded. Bryson Brown sank two free throws in

a five-second span to put KM up 54-49. Smith’s steal that led to a Floyd free throw with 3.3 seconds left rounded out the scoring.

Smith finished with 14 points, six rebounds and five assists to lead the KM attack. Simpson added 10 points.

In the opening contest

the KM ladies broke on top early and led the entire game to run their record to 3-7 in the BSC and 9-10 overall.

CoRey Simpson had one of her best games of the season with 18 points and Khalia King was right behind her with 16. Tyasya Bell added six, Aaliya Miller five, Alayna Patrick four, Allysia Pettis three and Mia Bridges one.

The Lady Mountaineers rolled to a 28-6 halftime lead and were up 40-11 after three quarters of play. The lead stretched to 30 points (43-13) with 5:40 remaining and went to a high of 51-15 with 2:52 left on the clock.

The Kings Mountain teams will travel to South Point Friday which is a key game in determining post-season playoff seedings. The KM teams will be at home for their final two regular season games.

Stuart Cramer comes to Parker Gym on February 7 and the regular season ends with a doubleheader against county rival Crest on Friday, Feb. 10

BOYS BOXSCORE

KM (55) – Smith 14, Simpson 10, Robinette 9, Brown 7, Foster 4, Floyd 3, Osborne 3, Lenair 3, Sanders 2. NG (51) – Byers 15, Simmons 15, Lomick 8, Murrell 4, Huggins 4, Payne 3.

Huss sweeps Mountaineers

Hunter Huss swept Kings Mountain in a Big South Conference doubleheader last week in Gastonia.

The Huss ladies prevailed 52-40 before the Huskies avenged an earlier loss at KMHS with a 59-46 win.

Aaliyah Miller scored 12 points and Khalia King 10 to lead the KM ladies.

CoRey Simpson added seven, Tyasya Bell four, Allysia Pettis, Mia Bridges and Farri Martin two each and Austyn Dixon one.

Curtis Simpson had

a good all-around game with 11 points and nine rebounds. Tucker Robinette also scored 11 points. Zay Smith had nine points and four assists and Qua Sanders eight points and nine rebounds.

BOYS BOXSCORE

KM (46) – Robinette 11, Smith 9, Sanders 8, Linney 3, Simpson 11, Osborne 2, Foster 2.

HH (59) – Falls 2, Gladden 14, Hall 3, Duff 7, Dunlap 17, Ross 7, Mitchell 2, Rhodes 1.

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Congratulations to the Kings Mountain High School Cheerleaders Lady Mountaineers for winning the NCCCA 2023 Game Day State Championship. Photo provided by KMHS

KM swept at Shelby Patriots win two more games, to host West Lincoln Thursday

Kings Mountain High’s basketball teams dropped a doubleheader to Shelby Wednesday night on the Lions’ home court.

The Shelby boys fought off a Mountaineer comeback attempt in the fourth quarter to win 51-49 after the Shelby ladies cruised 58-30 in the opener.

The Lions jumped out front 16-10 after the first quarter but the Mountaineers trimmed the difference to 27-25 at the half. Shelby’s defense held the KM five to just eight points in the third quarter and took a 40-33 lead into the final chapter.

Zay Smith led the KM scoring with 14 points. Hamilton led the Lions with

14. Shelby’s defense was too much for the Lady Mountaineers. The Lady Lions did not allow KM a single double-digit scorer. Khalia King led KM with seven points. Tyasya Bell and CoRey Simpson added six each, Aaliyah Miller and Farri Martin five each and Austin Dixon one.

BOYS BOXSCORE

KM (49) – Smith 14, Foster 9, Simpson 8, Robinette 6, Linney 4, Brown 4, Lenair 2, Sanders 2. S (51) – Hamilton 14, Lee 11, Hollifield 9, McGill 6, Fist 6, Smith 3, Downs 2.

Kings Mountain Middle School’s boys basketball team got back on the winning side with two victories during the past week over Lincolnton and North Lincoln.

In the first game, the Patriots defeated the Wildcats of Lincolnton 49-29. Xavier Hutchens, Christian Hill and Silas Tate led the scoring with 10 points each. KJ Bell scored six, Christian Jarrett and Nazire Davis four each, Camren Houser and Yates Toney two each and Qua Ingram one.

The Patriots took an 8-7 lead after the first period and extended the lead to 25-20 at the half. Three pointers by KJ Bell and

Christian Hill gave the Patriots a 25-20 lead at the half. Silas Tate and Xavier Hutchens combined for 14 points during the first quarter and Hill and Bell both hit their second three of the game to give the KM team its biggest lead at 40-17.

During the fourth quarter, Camren Houser and Yates Toney finished off the scoring as KM finished with three double-digit scorers.

In the second game of the week, the Patriots took on the Panthers of North Lincoln. Tate and Davis paced the Pats with four points each to take a slim four-point lead heading into the second quarter. During the period Hill con-

tinued his hot shooting as he made two threes to extend the KM lead to 25-17.

KM picked up its man to man defense, led by Christian Jarrett’s spectacular shot blocking and rebounding.

In the fourth quarter the Patriots were able to hold off a North Lincoln charge which resulted in a 35-all tie with less than four minutes to go. KM’s Tate scored seven of his game-high 20 points, and Hutchens’ free throws and Davis’s defense helped seal the victory.

Tate finished with 20 points to lead the Patriots to their sixth win in eight starts, including 5-1 in the division. Nazire Davis

added eight points, Xavier Hutchens six, Christian Hill six, Christian Jarrett two and KJ Bell one.

Offensive players of the week were Silas Tate (30) points and Xavier Hutchens (18 points). Defensive player of the week was Christian Jarrett with several blocks and key rebounds. Sixth man of the week was Christian Hill who canned four threes. Kings Mountain carried a 5-1 division and 6-2 overall record into a game Monday at Burns which was a battle for first place. KM is home on Thursday against West Lincoln.

Week four results from KM Elite basketball

K-2 beginners

Team Hustle 20, Elite Takeoff 17

Hustle – Cameron Twitty 8, Cali Boyce 3, Sadie Bert 3, Cam Price 2, K.J. Moore 1, Tiffany Evans 1, Joseph Bell III 1, M. Adams 1.

Elite Takeoff – Brayden Allen 5, Legend Carter 4, Royal Carter 3, Caleb Ross 2, A. Surratt 2, K. White 1.

Elite Dawgs 31, Team Try Hard 17

Dawgs – Timothy Tate 13, Karter Sanders

8, Liam Pierce 4, Kameron Fortenberry 3, Gabriel Woods 2, Chance Adams 1.

Team TryHard – Khamoni Marable 11, Byers 5, Liam Moore 1.

3rd-4th grade division:

Elite Ballerz 22, Team Takeover 10

Ballerz – Michael Rice 12, Zander Smith 6, Khyler Marable 4.

Takeover – Dallas Hamrick Jr. 6, Asbury

2, Jasir Garner 2.

Team Lockdown 18, The Yetis 17

Lockdown – Kaliyah Allison 16, Jeremiah Plummer 2.

Yetis – Stokes 8, Ellie Hollifield 7, O’Brian Smith 2.

5th-7th intermediate division

Warriors Elite 28, Elite Kings 27 (OT)

Elite – Harper Hollifield 19, Xavier Epps 5, Jaden Byrd 2, Zoey Bert 2.

Kings – Carlos Boyce 21, Nehemiah Hogue 4, Desmond Nolan 2.

Elite UnderDogs 23, Elite Yellow Jackets 21

Dogs – Timahzje Phillips 10, Skylar Garner 6, Jasmine Twitty 2, Brock Phillips 2, Mason Powers 2, Espn Carpenter 1.

Yellow Jackets – Kingston Moore 11, Ashtun Hall 7, Mills 2, K. Brooks 1.

7th-9th Middle/JV division:

704DreamTeam 37, Team Go Hard 33 (OT)

KM YMCA winter basketball, week 4

Dream – Landon Hollifield 19, Tee Hollifield 10, Nate Kaiser 5, Cam Houser 2.

Go Hard – Xavier Hutchens 10, Carlos Boyce 9, Uriah Lipscomb 6, Brayden Carroll 2.

WayUp Elite 41, Elite Beastmode 25

WayUp – Christian Hill 17, Silas Tate 13, Keja Baker 5, Malachi Powell 5, Xavier Epps 1.

Beastmode – Jadarian Bull 10, Braylon Brown 6, K.J. Bell 5, Desmond Nolan 2.

Players of the Week

K-2 Beginners – Timothy Tate/Elite Dawgs 13 points. Cameron Twitty/Team Hustle 8. Coach of the Week – Aaron Adams, Elite Dogs.

3rd-4th grade division – Michael Rice/ Elite Ballerz 12 points; Kaliyah Allison/Team Lockdown 16 points. Coach of the Week –Marcus Bell, Team Lockdown.

5th-7th grade division – Harper Hollifield, Warriors Elite, 19 points; Timahzje Phillips, Elite Underdogs, 10 points. Coach – Andy Hollifield, Warriors Elite.

7th-9th grade division – Christian Hill, WayUp Elite, 17 points; Landon Hollifield, 704 Dream Team 19 points. Coach – Isaiah Tate, WayUp Elite.

STANDINGS

Lil Driblers PreK:

Team Bell Lil Dribblers 6-0, Team Tate 2-3-1, Team Adams 0-5-1.

K-2 Beginners:

Elite Dawgs 4-0, Team Hustle 2-2, Elite Takeoff 1-3, Team TryHard 1-3.

3rd-4th Elementary:

Elite Ballerz 4-0, The Yetis 2-2, Team Lokdown 2-2, Team Takeover 0-4.

5th-7th Intermediate:

Elite Kings 3-1, Warriors Elite 3-1, Elite UnderDogs 2-2, Elite Yellow Jackets 0-4.

7th-9th Middle/JV division:

704 Dream Team 3-1, WayUp Elite 3-1, Elite Beastmode 1-3, Team Go Hard 1-3.

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Having qualified on 24th day of January, 2023 as Executor of the Estate of ERVIN J.V. BOLIN, deceased, of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against the estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned, Dennis Gary Bolin, Executor, on or before the 1st of May, 2023 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This the 1st day of February, 2023

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Estate of: Ervin J.V. Bolin

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This the 18th day of January, 2023.

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Estate of: Paul Eugene Wilson

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This the 1st day of February, 2023.

Tracy Woods Ledbetter, Executrix

Estate of: David Zenus Woods

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By Heath Walker Kings Mountain Family YMCA finished their fourth week of basketball games and posted the following scores: JANUARY 26, 2023 9-10 Boys Division Aces 25 vs Roberts 1 Aces – Daniel Bullock 10 points Roberts – Nuhrian Currence Bulls 19 vs Tarheels 15 Bulls – Darrell Pardo 6 points Tarheels – Logan Phillips 2 points 13-15 Boys Division Wizards 46 vs Spartans 18 Wizards – Tahje Smith 10 points Spartans – Lyric Phonephet 6 points January 27, 2023 11-12 Boys Division Mavericks 12 vs Duke 43 Mavericks – Kolton Hudachko 2 points Duke – Lexton Towery 14 points Stormbreakers 30 vs Dover 23 Stormbreakers – John Steele 4 points January 28, 2023 5-6 Co-Ed Division Steelers 36 vs Logan 20 Steelers – Carson Hendricks 16 points Logan – Miracle Robbins 6 points Campbell 16 vs Hornets 26 Campbell – Amelia Rodriguez 4 points Hornets – Raylnn Able 12 points 7-8 Boys Division Bulldogs 20 vs Corbett 0 Bulldogs – Liam Burton 4 points Campbell 9 vs Hornets 14 Campbell – Karter Watson 2 points Hornets – Syncere Mason 2 points 7-9 Girls Division Campbell 17 vs Ruby C Hunt 21 Campbell – Laney Hardin 4 points See YMCA, Page 4B
Devin Hopper with the athletic block to stop the score. Photo by Heath Walker

YMCA

From Page 3B

9-10 Boys Division Roberts 15 vs Tarheels 8 Roberts – Aiden Adams

6 points

Tarheels – Staton Press-

ley 2 points

10-12 Girls Division Roberts 13 vs Gaffney

20 Roberts – Jypsie Pope 7 points

11-12 Boys Division

Stormbreakers 46 vs Wright 28

Stormbreakers – CJ Cas-

key 26 points Wright – Layton Hester 4 points r to Shelby Wednesday night on the Lions’ home court. The Shelby boys fought off a Mountaineer comeback attempt in the fourth quarter to win 51-49 after the Shelby ladies cruised 58-30 in the opener.

The Lions jumped out front 16-10 after the first quarter but the Mountaineers trimmed the difference to 27-25 at the half. Shelby’s defense held the KM five to just eight points in the third quarter and took a 40-33 lead into the final chapter.

Zay Smith led the KM

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Having qualified on 24th day of January, 2023 as Executor of the Estate of GEORGIA A. PROSSER, deceased, of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against the estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned, Jerome Prosser, Executor, on or before the 1st of May, 2023 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This the 1st day of February, 2023

Jerome Prosser, Executor

Estate of: Georgia A. Prosser

1448 Great Rd Waxhaw, NC 28173

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Having qualified on 28th day of December, 2022 as Executor of the Estate of JOY GARREN; AKA, JOY EVERHART GARREN, deceased, of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against the estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned, Jacob Daniel Garren, Executor, on or before the 11th of April, 2023 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This the 11th day of January, 2023

Jacob Daniel Garren, Executor

Estate of: Joy Garren; aka, Joy Everhart Garren

163 Wellshire Drive Kings Mountain, NC 28086

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Having qualified on 12th day of January, 2023 as Executrix of the Estate of HESTER LEE ROBERTS, deceased, of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against the estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned, Gloria Denise Roberts, Executrix, on or before the 18th of April, 2023 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This the 18th day of January, 2023.

Gloria Denise Roberts, Executrix

Estate of: Hester Lee Roberts

818 Surry Drive Shelby, NC 28152

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Having qualified on 9th day of January, 2023 as Executor of the Estate of CARL OWEN MCWHIRTER, SR., deceased, of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against the estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned, Charles Alan McWhirter, Executor, on or before the 25th of April, 2023 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This the 25th day of January, 2023

Charles Alan McWhirter, Executor

Estate of: Carl Owen McWhirter, Sr.

115 Aaron Drive Shelby, NC 28152

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scoring with 14 points. Hamilton led the Lions with 14.

Shelby’s defense was too much for the Lady Mountaineers. The Lady Lions did not allow KM a single double-digit scorer. Khalia King led KM with seven points. Tyasya Bell and CoRey Simpson added six each, Aaliyah Miller and Farri Martin five each and Austin Dixon one.

BOYS BOXSCORE

KM (49) – Smith 14, Foster 9, Simpson 8, Robinette 6, Linney 4, Brown 4, Lenair 2, Sanders 2.

S (51) – Hamilton 14, Lee 11, Hollifield 9, McGill 6, Fist 6, Smith 3, Downs 2.

LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 12th day of January, 2023 as Co-Executrixes of the Estate of KAREN L. VINESETT; AKA; KAREN LAIL VINESETT, deceased, of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against the estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned, Kyerstin Bridges, Co-Executrix and/ or Makenzi Vinesett, Co-Executrix, on or before the 18th of April, 2023 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This the 18th day of January, 2023.

Kyerstin Bridges, Co-Executrix

Estate of: Karen L. Vinesett; aka, Karen Lail Vinesett

1658 Union Church Road Lawndale, NC 28090

And/or

Makenzi Vinesett, Co-Executrix

Estate of: Karen L. Vinesett; aka, Karen Lail Vinesett 705 Royster Avenue Shelby, NC 28150 KMH (1/18, 25, 2/01 & 08/2023)

LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 11th of January, 2023 as Executrix of the Estate of GEORGE LANGDON HATCH, deceased, of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against the estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned at Kimberly Spicer, P.A. at 214 North Morgan Street, Shelby, North Carolina, on or before the 18th day of April, 2023 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This the 18th day of January, 2023.

Helen Burnham Hatch, Executrix Counsel for the Estate KIMBERLY SPICER, P.A. 214 North Morgan Street Shelby, NC 28150

704-482-4358

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LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 3rd day of January, 2023 as Executrix of the Estate of VIRGINIA PAYNE GOWER SELF, deceased, of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against the estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned, Kimberly Hill, Executrix, on or before the 11th of April, 2023 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This the 11th day of January, 2023.

Kimberly Hill, Executrix

Estate of: Virginia Payne Gower Self 922 S Battleground Ave Kings Mountain, NC 28086

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LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 19th day of January, 2023 as Executrix of the Estate of TOMMY R. MANNING, deceased, of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against the estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned, Kathy Hinds, Executrix, on or before the 25th of April, 2023 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This the 25th day of January, 2023.

Kathy Hinds, Executrix

Estate of: Tommy R. Manning

14214 Roland Ct. Woodbridge, Va. 22193

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LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 24th of January, 2023 as Administratrix of the Estate of MICHAEL EUGENE MELLON, deceased, late of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against said estate to present them to the undersigned, Ruth B. Mellon, Administratrix on or before the 1st of May, 2023, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This the 1st day of February, 2023.

Ruth B. Mellon, Administratrix

Estate of Michael Eugene Mellon

1192 Scenic Drive Shelby, NC 28150

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LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 10th of January, 2023 as Administrator of the Estate of JANE D. COPENHAVER, deceased, late of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against said estate to present them to the undersigned, Theron Cris Bailey, Administrator on or before the 18th of April, 2023, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This the 18th day of January, 2023.

Theron Cris Bailey, Administrator

Estate of Jane D. Copenhaver 1150 Old US 221 S. Marion, NC 28752

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LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 5th of January, 2023 as Administratrix of the Estate of ESTHER LAURA ANN WEBBER, deceased, late of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against said estate to present them to the undersigned, Doris Miller, Administratrix on or before the 11th of April, 2023, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This the 11st day of January, 2023.

Tanya Denise Webber, Administratrix

Estate of Esther Laura Ann Webber 903 Moses Ct Shelby, NC 28152

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LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 9th of January, 2023 as Administrator of the Estate of JANET LYNN SPANGLER ECKARD, deceased, late of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against said estate to present them to the undersigned, Michael Spangler Eckard, Administrator on or before the 18th of April, 2023, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This the 18th day of January, 2023.

Michael Spangler Eckard, Administrator

Estate of Janet Lynn Spangler Eckard 143 Ole Farm Place Kings Mountain, NC 28086 KMH (1/18, 25, 2/01 & 08/2023)

Page 4B The Kings Mountain Herald | www.kmherald.com Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Keegan Bridges dribbles to the basket for a layup.

CCC and Southern Wesleyan University sign transfer agreement for Exercise Science

Officials at Cleveland Community College and Southern Wesleyan University have entered into an agreement to establish a transfer admission process for CCC students who want to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science.

“It is important that we support our students in their educational journey and help them go as

LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 14th day of November, 2022 as Administrator CTA of the Estate of LOUISE ELIZABETH GRIGG; AKA, LOUISE EAKER GRIGG, deceased, of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against the estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned, Brenton S. Begley, Administrator CTA, on or before the 25th of April, 2023 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This the 25th day of January, 2023.

Brenton S. Begley, Administrator CTA

Estate of: Louise Elizabeth Grigg, aka, Louise Eaker Grigg McINTYRE ELDER LAW

233 E. Graham Street Shelby, NC 28150

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LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 3rd of January, 2023 as Executrix of the Estate of RONALD GLENN CLAY; AKA, RONALD

G. CLAY, deceased, of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against the estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned at McIntyre Law Firm in Shelby, North Carolina, on or before the 18th day of April, 2023 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This the 18th day of January, 2023.

Chella Annette Hamrick; aka, Chella Clay Hamrick, Executrix

Counsel for the Estate

McINTYRE ELDER LAW

PO Box 165 Shelby, NC 28151

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LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE

SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK

In the Matter of the Estate of:

MARK DONALD CAMPBELL, Deceased.

Having qualified on the 20th day of January, 2023 as Administratrix of the Estate of MARK DONALD CAMPBELL, deceased, late of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the decedent to exhibit the same to the undersigned Administratrix on or before the 4th day of May, 2023 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to the estate should make immediate payment.

This the 1st day of February, 2023

C. Andrew Neisler, Jr, Admin. CTA CLONINGER & NEISLER ATTYS

P.O. Box 515, 300 E. King Street Kings Mountain, NC 28086

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LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE

SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK

In the Matter of the Estate of:

JOHN CHRISTOPHER WILLETT, Deceased.

Having qualified on the 24th day of January, 2023 as Administratrix of the Estate of JOHN CHRISTOPHER WILLETT, deceased, late of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the decedent to exhibit the same to the undersigned Administratrix on or before the 4th day of May, 2023 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to the estate should make immediate payment.

This the 1st day of February, 2023

Burice Willett, Admin.

3618 George Beam Road

Shelby, NC 28150

C. Andrew Neisler, Jr CLONINGER & NEISLER ATTYS

P.O. Box 515, 300 E. King Street Kings Mountain, NC 28086

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far as they wish,” said Dr. Jason Hurst, president of CCC. “Agreements with partners like Southern

Wesleyan University help us fulfill that mission and provide our students a pathway to future success.”

CCC students who graduate with the Associate in Applied Science Health and Fitness Science degree can transfer

LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 6th of January, 2023 as Executor of the Estate of JOHN R. HARTMAN, deceased, of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against the estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned at McIntyre Elder Law in Shelby, North Carolina, on or before the 1st day of May, 2023 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This the 1st day of February, 2023.

Christopher Hartman, Executor Counsel for the Estate McINTYRE ELDER LAW PO Box 165 Shelby, NC 28151 KMH (2/01, 08, 15 & 22/2023)

LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATRIX

Having qualified on 12th of January, 2023 as Administratrix of the Estate of John Gregory Fink (23 E 50), deceased, late of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against said estate to present them, duly verified, to A. Susan Biggers, Administratrix, Deaton & Biggers, P.L.L.C., 402 East Graham Street, Shelby, North Carolina 28150, on or before April 26, 2023, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This the 25th day of January, 2023.

A. Susan Biggers Administratrix of the Estate of John Gregory Fink Deaton & Biggers, P.L.L.C. 402 East Graham Street Shelby, North Carolina 28150

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LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 18th of January, 2023 as Administrator of the Estate of FANNIE MAE HAMRICK SMITH, deceased, late of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against said estate to present them to the undersigned, Dennis Lee Smith, Administrator on or before the 25th of April, 2023, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This the day 25th of January, 2023.

Dennis Lee Smith, Administrator

Estate of Fannie Mae Hamrick Smith 3008 Acer Place Apt 108 Charlotte, NC 28216

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LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK

In the Matter of the Estate of: SCOTT D. BLACKWOOD aka SCOTT DEWAYNE BLACKWOOD, Deceased.

Having qualified on the 11th day of January, 2023 as Co-Executrices of the Estate of Scott D. Blackwood aka Scott Dewayne Blackwood, deceased, late of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the decedent to exhibit the same to the undersigned Co-Executrices on or before the 20th day of April, 2023 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to the estate should make immediate payment.

This the 18th day of January, 2023

Catherine Marie Tate, Co-Ex.

600 Landing Street Kings Mountain, NC 28086

Samantha Jeanne Tate, Co-Ex. 407 Palm Frond Drive Myrtle Beach, SC 29588

C. Andrew Neisler, Jr

CLONINGER & NEISLER ATTYS

P.O. Box 515, 300 E. King Street Kings Mountain, NC 28086

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to SWU and be granted junior standing.

“We are very excited to partner with Cleveland Community College in providing a new opportunity for their students to complete their BS in Exercise Science,” said Dr. Staci N. Johnson, chair

of the School of Science, Technology, and Mathematics and associate professor of Biology. “We are confident that we can prepare these students for a variety of careers in the field while building relationships that support and enrich their lives.”

LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 23rd day of January, 2023 as Executrix of the Estate of AVIS C. CLARY; AKA, AVIS CARTEE CLARY, deceased, of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against the estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned, Leanne C. Clary, Executrix, on or before the 1st of May, 2023 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This the 1st day of February, 2023.

Leanne C. Clary, Executrix Estate of: Avis C. Clary; aka, Avis Cartee Clary P.O. Box 493. Shelby, NC 28151 KMH (2/01, 08, 15 & 22/2023)

LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 10th of January, 2023 as Administratix of the Estate of SARALYN ELAINE DAVES, deceased, of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against the estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned at McIntyre Elder Law in Shelby, North Carolina, on or before the 1st day of May, 2023 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 1st day of February, 2023.

Melissa Daves Ware, Administratix

Counsel for the Estate

McINTYRE ELDER LAW PO Box 165

Shelby, NC 28151

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LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATOR

Having qualified on 22nd of December, 2022 as Co-Administrators of the Estate of Chris Duane Ellis (22 E 1069), late of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against said estate to present them, duly verified, to Phillip Ellis, Co-Administrator and David Ellis, Co-Administrator, c/o A. Susan Biggers, Deaton & Biggers, P.L.L.C., 402 East Graham Street, Shelby, North Carolina 28150, on or before April 12th, 2023, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This the 11th day of January, 2023.

Phillip Ellis and David Ellis Co-Administrators of the Estate of Chris Duane Ellis c/o A. Susan Biggers Deaton & Biggers, P.L.L.C. 402 East Graham Street Shelby, North Carolina 28150 KMH (1/11, 18, 25, 2/01/2023)

LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF MECKLENBURG IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 22-CVD-17365 (CTM) RACHEL ROFF, Plaintiff, vs. DONYELL MCCLUNEY, Defendant.

TO: DONYELL MCCLUNEY

TAKE NOTICE that a pleading seeking relief against you has been filed in the above-entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is as follows: Plaintiff has filed a Complaint seeking child custody of Alexandra Rose Roff, born, February 21, 2021, child support, and attorney’s fees.

YOU ARE REQUIRED TO MAKE DEFENSE TO SUCH

PLEADING NOT LATER THAN February 27, 2023, which is forty (40) days from the first publication of this notice (said date being January 18, 2023). Upon your failure to do so the party seeking service against you will apply to the court for the relief sought.

This the 18th day of January, 2023.

Attorney for Plaintiff The Law Office of Tamela T. Wallace, P.A. 301 South McDowell Street, Suite 406

Charlotte, North Carolina 28204

Telephone: (704) 371-4212

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Wednesday, February 1, 2023 The Kings Mountain Herald | www.kmherald.com Page 5B

Please apply in person at 310 W. Dixon Blvd, Shelby, NC 28150.

PART TIME MUSICAL WORSHIP LEADER. We are looking for a part time

Worship Leader to lead our congregation in Sunday morning musical worship.

A complete description can be obtained from our church office by calling 704-434-6771. Please send resume to SRBC, PO Box 297, Mooresboro, NC 28114. (704) 434-6771 sandyrunoffice@gmail.com

NOW HIRING LANDSCAP-

ERS FOR FULL TIME YEAR

ROUND EMPLOYMENT. Must have valid driver’s license and transportation. Over time available. (704) 473-0341

POSITION AVAILABLE FOR

Lead Person for Commercial Landscaping Company located in Kings Mountain, NC. Must be Mature & Seasoned. A valid drivers license is required and have experience hauling trailer and equipment. Travel is required every day with early mornings and some late afternoons, especially in spring and summer months. There are no overnight stays. This position will start immediately. Only serious inquiries need apply. Please send email with resume to zerobugs@bellsouth.net or leave a voicemail at 704-734-5370 and your call will be returned.

GENERAL MAINTENANCE/ GROUNDSKEEPER. Must have valid drivers license. Call 704-473-4299. (704) 473-4299

ONE ON ONE CARE. Is hiring for Direct Support Professional/ DSP for full/part time on 2nd shift. Transport experience recommended not required. Apply in person at 203 Lee St, Shelby, NC.

EXPERIENCED AUTOMO-

TIVE MECHANIC NEEDED.

We have full-time auto mechanic position available. Must provide own tools and have a valid driver license. R&D Automotive in Earl, NC. (704) 482-9789

BUSINESS SERVICES

JAMES BALLARD PAINTING SERVICE. Paint Kitchen Cabinets only. Pre-estimated price. References available. 828-429-7511 or 828-4293743. Ask for James.

CLEVELAND COUNTY GA-

RAGE DOORS. Summer Tuneup Special, $69.95. We will check all your equipment lube, make sure it’s working correctly. We repair broken doors. Also offering new installations. 704477-9119 or 704-472-9367.

YARD BUDDY. Outdoor work such as trimming bushes, small trees, spraying weeds, gutter cleaning. General property clean-up. No grass cutting or leaves. Serving Shelby & Cleveland County. (980) 2950750

HOMEOWNERS, CONTRACTORS, REAL ESTATE

AGENTS, need a little work? Jackson Corbin Property Services, LLC. Specializing in small jobs/punch list. Carpentry, painting, plumbing, tile, etc. Need a hand for a day or two?

Give me a call. Professional quality work, affordable prices. 828-980-1823 or email jacksoncorbin71@gmail.com

BUSINESS SERVICES

CONCRETE SPECIALTIES. Driveways, patios, slabs, sidewalks, Bobcat work. Kelvin Carter 864-590-8054.

FOR SALE

FOR SALE

FIREWOOD. Seasoned 95% Oak, 1/4 cord load - $70, $85 - delivered. Bundles - $5 each. 704-435-3970 or 704-4583081.

WIDE ELECTRIC

FOR SALE GLASS

KENMORE DRYER FOR SALE. In good condition. 450. (704) 484-3128

OLD AUTO PARTS CABINETS

$100. I have several different cabinets and display racks, Can send pictures by phone (704) 300-1818 kim_hopper@bellsouth.net

WANT TO BUY

LAND WANTED, 10+ ACRES. In Blacksburg, SC.

To build small home. Call (704) 576-7022

WE BUY Cars, Trucks, Vans. Running or not. Lost titles or have titles. We take over payments. 704-524-3387.

WANTED: OLD AND NEW AMMO. Reloading supplies. Call 828-245-6756 or cell # 828-289-1488.

BLANTON’S TREE SERVICE LLC. TREE TRIMMING AND REMOVAL SERVICES, STORM CLEANUP, LANDSCAPING AND SMALL GRADING JOBS FULLY INSURED. CALL FOR YOUR FREE ESTIMATE TODAY! (704) 692-4203

TREE, BRUSH AND DEBRIS REMOVAL. Also land clearing, dump truck service, driveways and gravel hauling. 828-2890742.

SHIPMAN’S MASONRY- 48 YEARS EXPERIENCE. Brick, Block & Stone, Outside Fireplaces, Foundations, Underpinnings. “Free Estimates”. 1st Quality Work! (863) 532-1587

NEW RESIDENTIAL PLUMBING SERVICES are now available. Badger Plumbing is now open to service you at reasonable rates. Call 704-524-3387.

EB MOBILE MECHANIC. I will come to you to repair any car, lawnmower or tractor. Honest & reliable. (704) 300-2332

RETAINING WALLS, PAVERS, GRADING, DEMOLITION, site cleanup, ponds, fencing, maintenance, irrigation, landscaping, pruning, planting, excavator work 828-453-8113.

YARD SALES

CLEVELAND COUNTY

INSIDE YARD SALE! At Mooresboro School Gym Sat., Feb 4th, 2023 from 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM. $10 Setup Fee. Bring your own tables/ display. Setup is 7am-8am. “Bring your stuff and junk !” FREE ADMISSION! **CASH

ONLY!!** for Questions: Call Keith (828) 351-8822 or Call Mickey (828) 447-7231 located at 308 Main St, Mooresboro, NC 28114

RUTHERFORD COUNTY

INDOOR YARD SALE Every Saturday, 9AM-2PM. Pampas-grass, toys, clothes, kitchen items, more. 1237 Piney Ridge Road, Forest City, NC 28043

ANTIQUES

UNIQUE ANTIQUE STATION. Tues.-Sat. 11am-4pm. Farm House Decor, Antiques, Collectibles, Vintage Toys, Hot Wheels, Jewelry, MORE. 985 US 74 Business Hwy.,

or $950 Down / $1040 Month. No Credit Check! Daily Cash Specials! Give use call at J Johnson Sales (828) 245-5895

BEAUTIFUL CEMETERY PLOTS, GASTON MEMORIAL. 3 Available. Will sell one at a time. Need to sell. Make offer. 919-272-5503, call/text.

FLAMBEAU COMPOUND BOW CASE. 10 Hunter carbon arrows with release and broad heads. Best offer. Call 704-6660786, leave message 4 RIMS AND TIRES. For Chevy S10. Kumho Solus 205/75/15R. Excellent tread. $250. 704-7694091. GUNS FOR SALE. 12 gauge, 16 gauge, 20 gauge, 38, 45/410 Taurus. Call for appointment to see. 828-289-8255.

OLD GAMBLING MACHINE $150. Would make a good man cave piece. (704) 300-1818 kim_hopper@bellsouth.net

1999 DODGE 1500. $800. I have ‘99 Dodge pickup, been wrecked, has some good body parts, has good 360 engine. Does not run, Parts only. (704) 300-1818 kim_hopper@bellsouth.net

ASSORTMENT OF CHILTON REPAIR MANUALS. I have a large assortment of Chilton Auto Repair Manuals. Some are imports and trucks. Some Motor Manuals all are hard back copies. Best Offer! (704) 300-1818 kim_hopper@bellsouth.net

MORGAN’S FIREWOOD SER-

VICE. Green oak. Cut, split and delivered. $75. thrown off. $85. stacked off. 828-395-0758 2022 ENVY NEIGHBORHOOD CART. Road ready, blinkers, brake lights, headlights, horn, power steering, must sell. $9500. 828-980-1187, for pictures/details.

NEW CAR SHED FOR THE NEW YEAR! Single Car $288 Down from $89 month. Double $395 Down from $123.45 month. J Johnson Sales, 2690 221South, Forest City, NC (828) 245-5895

“We Buy, Sell & Trade”! Jake’s Knives Coins, Collectibles & Antiques located at 1008 S. Lafayette St., Shelby, NC. Call 704-600-6996 or (980) 295-5568

TRAILERS, LAWNMOWER TRAILERS, Flatbed Trailers, Enclosed Trailers, Horse and Cattle Trailers, Saddlery. Check our prices and quality before you buy. Bridges Riding Equipment. Boiling Springs, NC. 704-434-6389, (704) 473-0867

STORAGE BUILDINGS NEW, USED, REPOS “BUY, SELL, TRADE!” J Johnson Sales, Forest City, NC. (828) 245-5895

BUYING COMICS & VINYL RECORDS. Looking for 1950s-80s Comics in any condition. I want to buy your comics that are sitting and collecting dust and taking up room as well as old Rock and Roll records. Cleveland and Gaston County, Kings Mountain, Shelby and Charlotte areas. Call Tim 661-312-6159 (661) 312-6159 saveyourearth@ live.com

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

NEED TO SELL YOUR HOUSE? I PURCHASE UN-

WANTED RENTAL PROPERTY AND/OR STARTER HOMES. MUST BE PRICED TO SELL! “QUICK CLOSINGS”! Call (704) 472-0006

WANT TO BUY CARS, TRUCKS. Trailers, Tractors, Farm Equipment. Must have ID and proof of ownership. Callahan’s Towing. (704) 692-1006 CASH FOR YOUR CAR. Running or not, title or no title. Call Charles Dellinger at Red Road Towing. 704-6926767, (704) 487-0228

I PAY CASH FOR DIABETIC TEST STRIPS. Up to $10 per 100ct. Must be Unused, Unexpired. I’m local and pay fast. (828) 577-4197

FARM

WINSTON CIGARETTES

ELECTRIC CLOCK $500. Call or email: (704) 300-1818 kim_ hopper@bellsouth.net

TRACTORS, EQUIPMENT, RIDING MOWERS, GARDEN TILLERS, GO-KARTS. Ready to mow. All in excellent condition. Can deliver, 30+ years experience in repair work. 828980-0853, 704-476-9383.

STEEL BUILDINGS (OPEN OR FULLY ENCLOSED) 14 on Display. 12’ Wide to 40 EVEN

60 Clear Span. “We do Grading, Gravel, Concrete” TURN KEY! J Johnson Sales, 2690 221South, Forest City, NC (828) 245-5895

APPLIANCES FOR SALE. Refrigerator-$50, Washer/ Dryer-$200. Everything works good. 704-300-4132. Leave a message.

INNOVA LONGARM 26” ON 12’ table. Innova Longarm 26” with 12’ table and Pantovision. (828) 403-8667 suzy981flute@ gmail.com

LENOVO YOGA TOUCHSCREEN LAPTOP. $650. Runs Windows 11. Has only been used a few times. (704) 487-6771

SHIPPING CRATE $35.00 I have wood shipping crates for sale with lids. I can send pictures of them. (704) 3001818 kim_hopper@bellsouth. net TRAILERS, TRAILERS! DUMP TRAILERS, GOOSENECK, DECK OVER, EQUIPMENT, ALL PURPOSE TRAILERS, CAR HAULERS. Cash, Finance, Credit Cards, Rent to Own (No Credit Check) J Johnson Sales, 2690 221South, Forest City, NC (828) 245-5895 NEW 6X12 TRAILER “RENT TO OWN” No Credit Check! $582 Down-$161 per month. Includes Tax & Title Fee. J Johnson Sales, 2690 221South, Forest City, NC. (828) 245-5895 7 TON GOOSENECK 25 FOOT. Lay Flat Ramp “All Rubber Seal Lights” Tool Box & More! $12,900 OR No Credit Check Rent to Own. From $639 month. J Johnson Sales, 2690 221South, Forest City, NC (828) 245-5895

KNITTING MACHINE FOR SALE. Can manufacture the following products and more. Compression tube socks, compression products for arms, legs and wrist where ever pain exist. Beanie caps, Scarfs, Toboggans, Banners, small flags, stockings, leg warmers, mittens, Knit cuffs for garments. Logo’s can be put on all products for your organization. You manufacture the products or we can do it for you. Contact: Jimmie, 704-750-6102.

SEASONED SMALL STOVE WOOD. Cut, split and delivered. All seasoned or mixed with green oak. $75. 828-395-0758.

MONITOR HEATER WITH TANK& STAND $700 OBO. Feed barrels $20, Solid top plastic & metal barrels $10, Totes $75, Burn barrels $15, Metal cages $25. Call Jeff in Hickory before 6pm (828) 3274782

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BOAT & RV COVERS-WE INSTALL. 14 on Site that you can look at and touch! J Johnson Sales, 2690 221South, Forest City, NC (828) 245-5895

Page 6B The Kings Mountain Herald | www.kmherald.com Wednesday, February 1, 2023 All Classified Ads That Have Been Paid and Placed Online or Published in Print Will Not Be Refunded if Ad is Cancelled. PLACE YOUR AD AT CAROLINACLASSIFIEDS.COM OR CALL 704-484-1047 Deadline: Friday at 12:00 Noon CLASSI CLASSIFIED FIED ADS ANNOUNCEMENTS VALENTINE’S PARTY SATURDAY, FEB. 11, 7:30pm Top Dog, Spindale featuring “Prince” doing tribute to Motown music. No cover charge. 828-287-8668. GOLDEN DOMERS TOY AND HOBBY. Visit our NEW LOCATION .....Model Cars, Die-cast Cars & Trucks, Tractors, Hot Wheels, Construction Toys, Sports Memorabilia, Autographed Items, Hard to Find Items! See Mike & Brandon Willis. We’re located at 104 Oliver Ave. (behind El Acapulco Mexican Restaurant in Boiling Springs), Shelby 704-297-0102 or 704-297-0103 EMPLOYMENT SALVATION ARMY STORE has positions available our in our Shelby Family Store. We need Store Clerks, a Truck Driver, and a Truck Helper. Backgrounds are required for all positions and a clean driving record for the Driver position.
Ellenboro. Find us on FB. 828-3820075. FOR SALE WE’VE GOT THE KNIVES &COINS! Jake’s Knives & Coins located at 1008 S. Lafayette St., Shelby. Call 704-6006996 (980) 295-5568 PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS with Scratch Pads! Press Room Printing. 704-482-2243. (704) 538-5788 BOTTLE COLLECTION 1&2 LITRE Wood Cases, Clorox, Milk, Variety of Soda Drinks, Petty Pepsi, Plus Many More! $2,000 FIRM! Call (828) 2459620 CLEVELAND MEMORIAL PARK. For Sale, 4 plots beside walkway near fountain. $3333. We screen calls. Leave message and we will get back to you. (704) 472-4151
CHAIR. Like new. 13,000 watt generator, new, runs on gas and propane, electric start. 828-748-2411. WOW! 6’X14’ ENCLOSED TRAILER 5200 Lb. Axel, E Tack in Walls, 2 Windows, Spare Tire, Side Door, as well as Spring Assisted Back Ramp. $400 Down, $400 Month. No Credit Check! Daily Cash Specials! Give us call at J Johnson Sales (828) 245-5895 PURE RAW LOCAL HONEY. $20 quart, $12 pint. Produced in Rutherford County. Comb honey $24 quart. Call/text Jackson Corbin 828-980-1823. DEER CORN, 50 POUND BAG. $11. 55 gallon drum $65 in your drum. Callahan Farms. Cletus: 704-300-5341; Steve: 704-472-8865; Todd: 704-6921627 WOW! 2021 LOAD TRAIL GOOSENECK 10 Ton Trailer. 40Ft. Long with Mega Ramps. ONLY 1 at this price! $21,000,
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& GARDEN PIGS 7 WKS OLD. Red Wattle cross with Idaho Pasture Pig. Near Boiling Springs, NC. 3 avail. $100 ea. (704) 434-5486 AGED CHIPPER MULCH. Great for gardens or flower beds. No chemicals. $10 a truck load if you load, $50 if I load. Grover area. 980-598-7145 Ask for Robert. (980) 598-7145 TROY-BILT 42 INCH MUSTANG zero turn mower. Two years old. Serviced yearly. Like new. $1500. 828-395-0043. 28’ STOL CATTLE TRAILER 1984 Model. Dual Axel. Canvas Top. Good Condition. Call for Details! (704) 689-6042 Health Services ATTENTION OXYGEN THERAPY USERS! Inogen One G4 is capable of full 24/7 oxygen delivery. Only 2.8 pounds. FREE information kit. Call 866-579-0885 Home Improvement Eliminate gutter cleaning forever! LeafFilter, the most advanced debris-blocking gutter protection. Schedule a FREE LeafFilter estimate today. 15% off Entire Purchase. 10% Senior & Military Discounts. Call 1-877-649-1190 Home Improvement BCI Walk In Tubs are now on SALE! Be one of he first 50 callers and save $1,500! CALL 999-999-9999 for a free in-home consultation. 855-7371822 Miscellaneous Replace your roof with the best looking and longest lasting material – steel from Erie Metal Roofs! Three styles and multiple colors available. Guaranteed to last a lifetime! Limited Time Offer - $500 Discount + Additional 10% off install (for military, health workers & 1st responders.) Call Erie Metal Roofs: 1-855-585-1815 Miscellaneous TOP CA$H PAID FOR OLD GUITARS! 1920-1980 Gibson, Martin, Fender, Gretsch, Epiphone, Guild, Mosrite, Rickenbacker, Prairie State, D’Angelico, Stromberg. And Gibson Mandolins / Banjos. 833-649-2292 Miscellaneous AUTO INSURANCE STARTING AT $49/ MONTH! Call for your fee rate comparison to see how much you can save! Call: 833-472-0580 Miscellaneous PROTECT YOUR HOME from pests safely and affordably. Pest, rodent, termite and mosquito control. Call for a quote or inspection today 877-593-6072 Miscellaneous SAVE MONEY ON EXPENSIVE AUTO REPAIRS! Our vehicle service program can save you up to 60% off dealer prices and provides you excellent coverage! Call for a free quote: 877-324-4071 (Mon-Fri :9am-4pm PST) Miscellaneous DIAGNOSED WITH LUNG CANCER? You may qualify for a substantial cash award - even with smoking history. NO obligation! We’ve recovered millions. Let us help!! Call 24/7, 844-641-0129 Miscellaneous Denied Social Security Disability? Appeal! If you’re 50+, filed SSD and denied, our attorneys can help! Win or Pay Nothing! Strong, recent work history needed. 877-553-0252 [Steppacher Law Offices LLC Principal Office: 224 Adams Ave Scranton PA 18503] Miscellaneous FREE high speed internet for those that qualify. Government program for recipients of select programs incl. Medicaid, SNAP, Housing Assistance, WIC, Veterans Pension, Survivor Benefits, Lifeline, Tribal. 15 GB internet service. Bonus offer: Android tablet FREE with one-time $20 copay. Free shipping & handling. Call Maxsip Telecom today! 1-877-224-7739 Miscellaneous Caring for an aging loved one? Wondering about options like senior-living communities and in-home care? Caring.com’s Family Advisors are here to help take the guesswork out of senior care for you and your family. Call for your FREE, noobligation consultation: 1-866327-0721 Miscellaneous The Generac PWRcell, a solar plus battery storage system. SAVE money, reduce your reliance on the grid, prepare for power outages and power your home. Full installation services available. $0 Down Financing Option. Request a FREE, no obligation, quote today. Call 1-866642-1883 Miscellaneous Don’t Pay For Covered Home Repairs Again! American Residential Warranty covers ALL MAJOR SYSTEMS AND APPLIANCES. 30 DAY RISK FREE/ $100OFF POPULAR PLANS. 888-993-0878 Miscellaneous DENTAL INSURANCE from Physicians Mutual Insurance Company. Coverage for 350 plus procedures. Real dental insurance - NOT just a discount plan. Do not wait! Call now! Get your FREE Dental Information Kit with all the details! 1-844496-8601 www.dental50plus. com/ncpress #6258 Miscellaneous LONG DISTANCE MOVING: Call today for a FREE QUOTE from America’s Most Trusted Interstate Movers. Let us take the stress out of moving! Speak to a Relocation Specialist, call 833-586-8395 Sale DISH Network. $64.99 for 190 Channels! Blazing Fast Internet, $19.99/mo. (where available.) Switch & Get a FREE $100 Visa Gift Card. FREE Voice Remote. FREE HD DVR. FREE Streaming on ALL Devices. Call today! 1-877920-7405 STATEWIDE CLASSIFIED NETWORK ADS CLASSIFIEDS CONTINUED TO PAGE 7B carolinaclassifieds.com TO PLACE AN AD GIVE US A CALL TO PLACE AN AD OR GO TO CAROLINACLASSIFIEDS.COM 704-484-1047

North Elementary Spelling Bee winners

North Elementary had their Spelling Bee on Jan. 24, and nine fourth grade classroom winners participated. Kenzie Garris was the school winner. Her winning word was hauling.

Tucker. Kenzie will participate in the Cleveland County School Spelling Bee on February 16. North Elementary School is proud of all their participants and wish Ken-

KM Intermediate Good Citizenship Awards

Each academic team at Kings Mountain Intermediate School was tasked with selecting one student

who exemplified the character trait of the month. The following students were selected by their

teachers for demonstrating Good Citizenship. Students were rewarded with a certificate and treats

from KMIS administration. We appreciate their hard work and outstanding character.

GERMAN SHEPHERD PUP-

PIES. CKC Registered, shots & worming UTD. These are big healthy pups that will respond to training well and make good family protectors. $300 ea. (704) 466-3135

shots scheduled along with another checkup at the Veterinarian as well. Registration papers included. Dame and sire are on site. The dame is 75 lbs and Sable. The sire is 110 lbs and traditional black and brown. They have been handled and socialized since birth. Please call or text for more information and pictures. (828) 305-1014

GOLDEN RETRIEVER PUPPIES. PURE BRED GOLDEN RETRIEVER PUPPIES

SEEKING NEW HOMES.

PARENTS ARE AKC REGISTERED (AND BEAUTIFUL) AND OUR FAMILY PETS. PUPPIES ARE 9 WEEKS OLD AND READY TO BE YOUR BEST FRIEND. $600

EITHER GENDER. LOCATED IN KINGS MOUNTAIN, 704-974-3296 SONJAT1@ YAHOO.COM

10 WEEK OLD CHIHUAHUA

PUPPY. $350. Pit bull puppies, 6 weeks old. $450 each. Call or text 704-974-8055 or 704-4666983.

TOY AND MINI AUSTRALIAN

SHEPHERDS. Male and female, assorted colors, some blue-eyed. Shots, wormed, fully vetted. 828-289-6756.

ADULT QUAIL $5 EACH. Quail

Chicks $3 ea. Quail eggs $6 per doz. Pre order Bob Whites. Hatching Eggs. Laying Hens Available. 704-476-9943 CHOCOLATE LAB PUPPIES FOR SALE. Male and female. AKC. Gentle/teachable. Parents on site. Champion bloodline. Vet checked. 704-9148241, KM. CHIHUAHUA PUPPIES FOR SALE. 1 Female, 5 Males, $150-$200. 6 wks. Ready to go to good home. Cell: 704974-2234 or 704-538-0633.

PETS & LIVESTOCK

PETS & LIVESTOCK

FULL BLOODED GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPPIES. No papers. Parents on site. Black and tan. Ready for pick-up 1-21-23. Call 828-748-9614 or 828-4608187.

AKC/CKC REGISTERED BOXER PUPPIES. Taking $200 deposits now. Total price $900. Ready 2nd week of Feb. 3 males, 4 females. (704)

LABRADOODLE PUPS.

F1B Beautiful cream, black or black/white standard size Labradoodles. Call or text 704-974-6790. Parents shown in pics. (704) 9746790 susan.mccraw55@ gmail.com

BOSTON TERRIER PUPS FOR SALE. CKC, 6 weeks old, shots and worming up-to-date. Parents on site. $700. 803-2226730.

AKC REGISTERED, PRE CHIPPED AKITA PUPS. Black & white, DOB 12/15/22. $1000 each. Looking for good homes. Available 1/25/23. (704) 6783918

FARRIER SERVICE SINCE 1990. TRIMS, HOT/COLD SHOEING & CORRECTIVE WORK AT REASONABLE PRICES. SERVING UPSTATE SC/NC DISTANCE TRAVEL FOR MULTIPLE HORSES ONLY. PLEASE TEXT OR LEAVE VOICEMAIL FOR QUICKER RESPONSE. 864-431-5108 (864) 431-5108 MICHELLECROCKER310@YAHOO.COM

DOG KENNELS 5X10, 10X10, 10X20. Dog Houses, Tops for Kennels. “Delivery & Setup Available” J Johnson Sales 2690 221South, Forest City, NC (828) 245-5895

BEAUTIFUL HYPO-ALLERGENIC CAVACHON PUPPIES 2 MALES 2 FEMALES. Available now. The unique Cavachon breed is known for its intelligence, friendliness and easy-to-care-for nature. They are hypoallergenic with very little shedding. Sought after for their loyalty and calm temperament, they are excellent comfort dogs. Small, easy to hold and carry, they travel well. Requires little exercise. CKC registered parents on site. $2800.00. shots/papers/take home kit. (704) 466-1920 paburkhart@ gmail.com

ROAD, SHELBY, NC. 2 bedroom 1 bath. Rent $1025, Deposit $1025, Application Fee $25. 704-214-4180.

1041 CASAR BELWOOD ROAD, Casar NC. 2 bedroom, 1 bath. Rent $700, Deposit $700. Application Fee $25. 704-214-4180.

3 BR HOUSE FOR RENT in Shelby, NC. $1,000/mth. Couples only. Call 864-805-0174 for more information.

LIONS SENIOR VILLAGE

Townhomes located in Shelby, NC. We are currently accepting applications for our waiting list. Rent is based on income (and some expenses are deducted). Please visit us today at Laurel Hill Apartments 1526 Eaves Rd., Shelby NC or call for more information 704487-1114. Equal Housing Opportunity.

WEST GERMANY GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPPIES AKC REGISTERED BLACK & RED SHOW LINE PUPPIES FOR SALE. IF YOU’RE LOOKING FOR A DOG THAT’S LOYAL, CONFIDENT, GREAT TEMPERAMENT, AND READY TO PROTECT YOUR HOME, THESE ARE THE DOGS FOR YOU. THE DAM AND SIRE HAVE EXCELLENT PEDIGREE. (864) 590-5375 THEHONEYBEECONTAINER@MSN.COM

CANE CORSO PUPPIES FOR SALE I HAVE NINE PUPPIES I C C F CERTIFIED, TAILS CROPPED, DEW CLAWS ARE REMOVED. A PUPPY WOULD BE A GREAT ADDITION TO YOUR FAMILY. CALL TO RESERVE YOUR PUP TODAY. ASK FOR JEFFERY (919) 763-4919 GIBBSJEFFERY59@GMAIL. COM

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

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

OUT OF AREA

4 BR MOBILE HOME in Gaffney, SC. $1,400/mth. Couples only. Call 864-805-0174 for more information.

RUTHERFORD COUNTY

107 COBRA DRIVE, FOREST CITY, NC.

3 bedroom, 2 bath, Rent $1195, Deposit $1195, Application Fee $25.

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4773900 LABRADOODLE F1B PUPS. Beautiful black labradoodle pups available January 20th. First puppy shots. (704) 6926713 paintedshilohfarm@yahoo.com CARS & TRUCKS 2001 DODGE CARAVAN Handicap accessible. Power ramp, A/C, CD, good condition. 173,000 miles. $4,000. 828448-5008. 1997 FORD ECONOLINE COMMERCIAL CUTAWAY E350, 7.3 Diesel, White, Automatic, A/C, 123,790 miles, Utility Bed Box. Six NEW 215/75/16 Tires. $15,000 FIRM! Call (828) 245-9620 1996 FORD ECONOLINE CARGO VAN $2400.00 firm. Call for information Monday through Friday 9am-3pm. 828919-0688. 2009 TOYOTA TACOMA 380,000 miles, $7500.00. All highway miles, excellent condition inside and out. New tires, battery, alternator. All maintenance documented. Toolbox included. (704) 6340553 bkingery@carolina. rr.com 2013 JEEP PATRIOT 112,609 miles, Call for Price, (704) 748-1890 sales@ctcautosports.com CAMPERS SCENIC RIDGE COUNTRY CAMPGROUND. Cherryville, NC. Cabins. RV Spots, Daily Weekly, Monthly, Seasonal Sites. (704) 435-0938 MOTORCYCLES & ATVS CLUB CAR DS. Club Car DS great condition, runs and drives perfect. New engine and brakes last month Comes with charger and cover. $3,000 obo (941) 773-0941 brinton.mcclellan@ gmail.com MOTORCYCLES & ATVS 2003 HARLEY DAVIDSON FXDL. Excellent condition, garage kept. $5800 (704) 4770396 VACATIONS SCENIC RIDGE COUNTRY CAMPGROUND. Cherryville, NC. Cabins. RV Spots, Daily Weekly, Monthly, Seasonal Sites. (704) 435-0938 OCEAN LAKES MYRTLE BEACH. Cottage N34. 2 bedroom, 2 bath, den, kitchen, dining, covered deck, near country store. Call Dorcas, 803-7182659. REAL ESTATE CLEVELAND COUNTY TURN YOUR HOUSE INTO CASH? I PURCHASE UNWANTED RENTAL PROPERTY AND/OR STARTER HOMES. MUST BE PRICED TO SELL! “QUICK CLOSINGS”! Call (704) 472-0006 FOR RENT CLEVELAND COUNTY 4322 POLKVILLE
has1 bedroom HUD subsidized apartments for low income seniors. Taking applications. Age 62 or older. Equal Housing Opportunity. 211 North Morgan Street, Shelby, NC (704) 482-7723 135-9 WIGGINS LANE. Kings Mtn, NC. Singlewide, 2 bedroom, 2 bath. Rent $1350, Deposit $1350, application fee $25. 704-214-4180 1624-2 S POST ROAD Shelby, NC, 2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Rent $1100, Deposit $1100, Application Fee $25. 704-2144180. NO HEAT BILLS HERE. 1 BR Apt., second floor, Excellent location. No Smoking or Pets. Not HAP eligilble. Heat & water furnished. $575/mth. 704-4875480. COUNTRY LIVING, POLKVILLE. 2 bedroom farmhouse. 2 acres, central heat/air. No Smoking or Pets. Not HAP eligible! $600. (704) 487-5480 FOR RENT CLEVELAND COUNTY MOBILE HOMES FOR RENT. In Shelby, NC. 1 to 3 bedrooms renting from $525.00 to $825.00 per month. Call Today. 704-554-8861. frontdesk@ kluttspropertymanagement. com MOVE IN SPECIAL. 2 & 3 Bedroom, deposit required. $200 weekly rates. Includes power and water. NO PETS. (704) 473-4299 MOBILE HOMES & APARTMENTS. In Kings Mountain. P. Call (704) 739-4417 2&3 BEDROOM TOWN HOMES.
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CROSSWORD PUZZLE

NCDHHS funds recovery services for students with substance abuse

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has awarded more than $3.2 million to nine colleges and universities across the state to increase access to recovery services and supports on campuses for students with substance use disorders. These awards address a growing need for behavioral health care among young adults and the Department’s top priority to improve Behavioral health and resilience in North Carolina.

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Collegiate Recovery Programs (CRPs) have been in existence for more than 40 years. They were developed in response to the growth in drug and

alcohol use among adolescents and young adults, the risks posed to students while on campus and the unique needs of students in recovery. CRPs provide services and educational opportunities in a supportive environment as well as promote personal accountability while attending a public or private college or university.

"These recovery programs support young adults at a critical juncture in their lives," said Kelly Crosbie, MSW, LCSW, Director of the NCDHHS Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Use Services. "College can be very stressful, especially

for young adults struggling with substance use or mental health issues. These programs provide an educational opportunity alongside recovery support to ensure students do not have to sacrifice one for the other."

Campuses will use these funds to develop and implement comprehensive collegiate recovery programs that provide access to drug- and alcohol-free places and locations for students to live, study and socialize, provide peer mentorship and receive other recovery supports. Funds may also be used to provide alcohol-free and drug-free social activities for students, as part of the

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collegiate recovery programming.

An identified priority for NCDHHS, funding for collegiate recovery programs has been provided since 2015 and supported programs in 13 out of the 17 universities in the UNC system. Last year, $873,760 was distributed and helped serve approximately 320 students. Today’s awards will significantly expand this investment and increases access to substance use disorder recovery services available at public or private, non-profit colleges and universities across the state.

The nine colleges or universities receiving grant funds are:

• Appalachian State University (expansion programming), Boone $262,549

• Elizabeth City State University (expansion programming), Elizabeth City $400,000

• Elon University (new program), Elon $257,576

• Fayetteville State University (expansion programming), Fayetteville $399,090

• High Point University (new program), High Point $797,807

• Mars Hill University (new program), Mars Hill $75,770

• Methodist University (new program), Fayetteville $514,093

• University of North Carolina (expansion programming), Chapel Hill $130,700

• University of North Carolina (expansion programming), Greensboro $394,727

Students should reach out to the school’s student counseling center for more information.

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These grants are made available through funding from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant.

What Happens if You Work While Receiving Social Security?

Dear Savvy Senior, I started drawing my Social Security retirement benefits back in 2021 when I was forced to retire early, but I’m now interested going back to work part-time. Will this affect my benefits, and if so, how much? Back to Work

Dear Back, You can collect Social Security retirement benefits and work at the same time but depending on how old you are and how much you earn, some or all of your benefits could be temporarily withheld. Here’s how it works.

SSA Earning Rules

Social Security says that if you’re under your full retirement age and are collecting benefits, then you can earn up to $21,240 in 2023 without jeopardizing any of your Social Security if you don’t reach your full retirement age this year. But if you earn more than the $21,240 limit, you’ll lose $1 in benefits for every $2 over that amount.

Full retirement age is 66 for those

born between 1943 and 1954, but it rises in two-month increments every birth year to age 67 for those born in 1960 and later. You can find your full retirement age at SSA.gov/benefits/ retirement/planner/ageincrease.html.

In the year you reach your full retirement age, a less stringent rule applies. If that happens in 2023, you can earn up to $56,520 from January to the month of your birthday with no penalty. But if you earn more than $56,520 during that time, you’ll lose $1 in benefits for every $3 over that limit. And once your birthday passes, you can earn any amount by working without your benefits being reduced at all.

Wages, bonuses, commissions, and vacation pay all count toward the income limits, but pensions, annuities, investment earnings, interest, capital gains and government or military retirement benefits do not. To figure out how much your specific earnings will affect your benefits, see the Social Security Retirement Earnings Test Calculator at SSA.gov/OACT/ COLA/RTeffect.html.

It’s also important to know that if you do lose some or all of your Social Security benefits because of the earning limits, they aren’t lost forever. When you reach full retirement age, your benefits will be recalculated to a higher amount to make up for what was withheld.

For more information on how working can affect your Social Security benefits see SSA.gov/benefits/retirement/planner/whileworking.html.

Be Mindful of Taxes Too

In addition to the Social Security rules, you need to factor in Uncle Sam too. Because working increases your income, it might make your Social Security benefits taxable.

Here’s how it works. If the sum of your adjusted gross income, nontaxable interest, and half of your Social Security benefits is between $25,000 and $34,000 for individuals ($32,000 and $44,000 for couples), you have to pay tax on up to 50 percent of your benefits. Above $34,000 ($44,000 for couples), you could pay on up to 85 percent, which is the highest por-

tion of Social Security that is taxable. About a third of all people who get Social Security have to pay income taxes on their benefits.

For information, call the IRS at 800829-3676 and ask them to mail you a free copy of publication 915 “Social Security and Equivalent Railroad Retirement Benefits,” or you can see it online at IRS.gov/pub/irs-pdf/ p915.pdf.

In addition to the federal government, 12 states – Colorado, Connecticut, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont and West Virginia – tax Social Security benefits to some extent too. If you live in one of these states, you’ll need to check with your state tax agency for details.

Send your senior questions to: Savvy Senior, P.O. Box 5443, Norman, OK 73070, or visit SavvySenior. org. Jim Miller is a contributor to the NBC Today show and author of “The Savvy Senior” book.

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