KM Herald 3-29-23

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Albemarle Lithium opening downtown location in April

The Project Center, Albemarle Lithium’s new information center, at 129 W. Mountain Street in Kings Mountain is scheduled to open in April. The Herald caught up with Community Affairs Manager at Albemarle Corporation’s Kirsten Martin to get an update on plans for the mine in Kings Mountain and their new space downtown

With the announcement of Albemarle’s recent acquisition of 800 acres in Chester, SC last week, the Herald asked if the newly announced Mega-Flex facility might impact plans for the Kings Mountain mine, lithium concentrator, and job and educational opportunities locally. According to Kirsten, there will be some changes. “Once See ALBEMARLE, Page 5A

KMPD responds to shots fired into a residence

On Friday March 17, just after 11:30 p.m., Kings Mountain Police received a call of shots fired into a residence near Fulton Street and Gantt Street.

Responding officers confirmed that several rounds had been fired at 113 Fulton St. striking the residence. There were no

injuries reported resulting from this criminal act.

The Kings Mountain Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the per-son or persons responsible for this crime.

This is an active investigation and anyone with information about this case

is asked to please con-tact the Kings Mountain Police Department at 704-7340444. Or contact Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip through the new Cleveland County Crime Stoppers P3 Tip App using the QR Code.

Grover teacher brings CPR to the classroom

For the past 3 years Miranda McDaniel, PE teacher and Teacher of the Year at Grover Elementary, set up a heart obstacle course in which the students participate.

The course is set up into the four chambers of the heart. Students learn how blood flows through their heart, to the lungs, into their body, and back to their heart. Students really get their heart pumping with the obstacle course and love it! Mrs. McDaniel talks to the students about how important our heart is and what we can do to make it strong and healthy.

This year she wanted to do more! So, she decided to do hands-only CPR with 4th graders. At first the students were not sure about it but after talking and learning that at least half of the students in each class knew someone close who had suffered from a heart issue they seemed to be on board. Most thought they were too young and wouldn’t be able to do anything, but the students soon learned just how valuable they might be in helping save a life.

With the help of Brown Emergency Training Center, we were able to use training manikins with the students to correctly perform CPR. Students worked in groups to help each other make sure they were correctly placing

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their hands in the right place, pushing hard enough, and at a good pace. Students were really involved and cheering each other on to do their best. The students could be heard saying “you got this,” "don't give

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Children scramble through Patriots Park searching for Easter Eggs.

Photo by City of KM Special Events

Easter EGGstravaganza at Patriots Park April 6

Kings Mountain’s Easter Egg Hunt kicks off the city’s 2023 event season and what a kick-off it will be! Join them April 6, at 7:30 p.m. for an Egg-citing time at 220 South Railroad Avenue, as children, ages 1 up to 14, are welcome to hunt for colorful eggs filled with candy and toys after dark.

More than 10,000 prize and candy filled eggs will be hidden across Patriots Park.

Subway Cleveland Mall are proudly sponsoring four golden eggs to be hidden throughout the park. Inside each golden egg, a lucky egg hunter will find gift certificates redeemable at Subway. The EGGstravaganza will include a petting zoo,

compliments of Son Ridge Farms, music, and a visit from the Wendell the Easter Bunny himself. Along with all the fun, Battleground Community Church will provide free hot dogs and local businesses such as, Child Care Connections, Cleveland County Partnership for Children, and the See EASTER, Page 5A

Happy Easter… stop and take a picture

A photo opportunity awaits, as Wally the Bunny, Wendell the Easter Bunny’s cousin, has hidden some very large Easter Eggs within Patriots Park in a setting pretty enough for a family picture. The City of Kings Mountain Special Events invites citizens to stop by the park, take a picture with Wally and the Easter eggs and post it on Facebook using #HappyEasterKM. They will share picture submitted on their Facebook

American Legion National Commander visits Post 82

American Legion National Commander Jim Troiola visited American Legion Post 82, on Wednesday, March 22 to acknowledge the support of the American Legion World Series and other youth programs, among the Post’s many other accomplishments. Earlier in the day, he had visited Keeter Stadium and had lunch at LeGrand Center. Troiola was elected national commander of the nation’s largest veterans’

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Robbin Camp Goins

KINGS MOUNTAIN, NC – Robbin Camp Goins, 68, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away on March 21, 2023 at Atrium Health in Gastonia, NC.

She was born in Cleveland Co. NC to the late

Marshall Coot Camp and Doris Morrison Camp. She was also preceded in death by her husband of over 20 years, Dennis Dean Goins, her sons, Steve Johnston and Jamie Johnston; sister, Ann Bolin and brother-in-law, Eddie Rice.

Robbin was a wonderful lady who enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. A member of the APA (American Poolplayers Association), she loved playing pool and owned and operated Friendly Billiards, Kings Mountain. She is survived by daughter: Erica Johnston and Fiance Brad Rumfelt, Stanley, NC; brothers: Mike Camp and wife Gail, Gastonia, NC; Tony Camp and wife Sherry, Morganton, NC; Sister: Kelly Rice, Grover,

■ POLICE

ARRESTS

MARCH 9: Larry Dean Logan, Jr., 31, 608 N. Cansler Street, Domestic violence act, misdemeanor, no bond.

MARCH 14: James Michael Shepherd, 38, Charlotte, failure to appear, communicating threats, taken into custody.

MARCH 20: Frankie James Dobbins, 42, Kings Mountain, 42, larceny, summons, cited.

MARCH 21: Colten Thomas Berndt, 24, 106 Dover Avenue, DWI, $1,000 unsecured bond.

INCIDENTS

MARCH 9: Allen Properties, Shelby, reported damage to a trampoline and metal gate at a residence on Latham Drive.

MARCH 10: Ingles

Markets. 2111 Shelby Road reported shoplifting of twisted tea.

MARCH 16: A resident of N. City Street reported damage to a back right window.

MARCH 17: A resident of Fulton Street reported damage to one exterior window, one interior bedroom door, one couch cushion, and one wooden dresser valued at over $300.

MARCH 18: A resident of Gantt Street reported larceny of a Smart watch valued at $150.

MARCH 19: A resident of Kings Oak Circle reported damage to a cell phone valued at $1,000.

MARCH 20: A resident of Allison Court reported larceny of a push mower.

MARCH 20: A resident of Raven Circle reported larceny of a firearm.

MARCH 21: Buddy’s Home Furnishings, Shelby,

reported larceny of two Play stations valued at over $2,000.

MARCH 22: A resident of East King Street reported a break-in of a vehicle.

MARCH 22: A resident of Mauney Avenue reported a break-in of a vehicle.

MARCH 22: A resident of Gary Beam Road reported a break-in of a storage facility.

CITATIONS

MARCH 10: Antonio Maurice Ponder, 42, Shelby, expired tag, altered tag.

MARCH 10: Anthony Devar Ross, 39, 314 Fulton Street, revoked license, expired tag, no inspection.

MARCH 11: Tracy Elaine Bumgardner, 60, 106 Phifer Circle, speeding.

MARCH 11: Jonathan Brett Carter, 38, Benson, revoked license, expired tag, no certificate of title, stop light violation, no inspection.

MARCH 14: Jian Kia, 38, Belmont, speeding.

MARCH 14: Amanda Nicole Sturgis, 42, 812 Cleveland Avenue, revoked license.

MARCH 14: Gabriel Helms, 25, 812 Third Street, failure to yield right-of-way and failure to decrease speed to avoid a collision.

MARCH 14: Christopher Adkins, 24, Landing Street, revoked license.

MARCH 14: Terrence Smith Jr., 18, Marigold Street, no operator’s license.

MARCH 15: Terry Rex Jones. Jr., 52, Press Sweeney Road, no liability insurance.

MARCH 15: Esdey

NC; grandchildren: Ashton Jones, Nevada; Steve Johnston, Kings Mtn. NC; special grandchildren: Aryka Roberts and Roderick Roberts, Kings Mtn. NC.

Funeral service was held at Ollie Harris Memorial Chapel, Thursday, March 23, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. Rev. Greg Neely officiated.

Visitation was held at 1:00 - 2:00 P.M. prior to the service at Harris Funeral Home Kings Mountain, North Carolina Interment was 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.

Conner, 27, Charlotte, speeding.

MARCH 15: Sharon Denise Smith, 45, Kings Oak Circle, expired tag.

MARCH 16 Emily Christine Miller, 701 W. Mountain Street, no operator’s license, no vehicle registration.

MARCH 17: Zahkiga Khadijah Williams, 24, 612 Charles Street, 38, no operator’s license.

MARCH 18: Christopher Wayne Dellinger, Dallas, Expired tag, no inspection.

MARCH 18: Rebecca Joy Bruce, 48, Gastonia, expired tag.

MARCH 18: Wayne Devere Spikes Jr., 51, 822 Mountain Crest Drive, expired tag, no inspection, head lamp violation.

MARCH 18: John Harold Dickson, 42, 909 Stonymeade Drive, expired tag, fictitious tag, no inspection.

MARCH 19: Anita Bryant Smothers, 22, Cornelius, speeding.

MARCH 19: Nyah Nicole Holland, 21, 1715 Northwoods Drive, speeding, no operator’s license.

MARCH 19: Joseph Burns, 21, 808 Cleveland Avenue B, fictitious tag.

MARCH 22: Mark Lee Moovey, 19, Vale, fictitious tag.

MARCH 22: Lashonda Rhodes, 42, Shady Grove Road no liability insurance.

Kings Mountain Police Department seeks community assistance with a breaking and entering / Larceny of a Motor Vehicle incident.

The subject in this photo broke into Street Dreams Auto at 112 E King St Kings Mountain NC 28086.

If you have any information regarding this case or can identify the subject, please contact Detective Cutler @ 704-734-4610 email @ thomas.cutler@cityofkm.com or submit a tip through the Cleveland County CrimeStoppers app by using the P3 Tips app.

Cleveland County Crimestoppers Inc recently announced the addition of P3 Tips to encourage citizens in the community to volunteer vital information helpful to

This suspect is wanted for breaking and entering and larceny of a motor vehicle incident at Street Dreams Auto in Kings Mountain.

law enforcement agencies to fight against crime. P3 Tips is available as a free download on the Apple

Tipsters can send criminal information and engage in anonymous, two-way dialog with law enforcement and can also upload photos, screenshots, videos, and audio files with their tips from their smartphone or tablet using our P3 Tips mobile application. P3 Mobile tips are completely secure and anonymous. Only tips submitted directly and anonymously to Crimestoppers are eligible for cash rewards.

CRIMESTOPPERS pays a cash reward of UP TO $1,000 for tips that lead to an arrest or solving a case. The Cleveland County Crimestoppers Inc hotline is also available to tipsters if they choose to call to provide tips! 704-481-TIPS(8477).

Gastonia detectives investigate homicide, ask community to share surveillance video

Detectives from the Gastonia Police Department (GPD) continue to investigate the homicide of 20-year-old Tyceria Larell Alexander of Gastonia that occurred on March 21 during the afternoon along 12th Avenue in Gastonia.

Investigators are asking any business owners and residents near Union Road and 12th Avenue who have surveillance systems to check their video for any evidence that could help detectives identify a suspect(s) in this murder.

Just before 4:30 p.m. on March 21, Gaston County Emergency Communications Center received a call for a shooting that just occurred outside in the 1200 block of Union Road.

Upon arrival, first responders located Alexander lying in the roadway on 12th Avenue near Union Road suffering from at least one

Sacred Concert

April 2

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church will hold a Sacred Concert on Palm Sunday, April 2, 2023 at 6 p.m.

The concert will feature Lelia Lattimore and Judy Banks on the harp and Wesley Bush on the piano.

The church is located at 1301 Mount Pleasant Church Rd., Mooresboro, NC.

gunshot wound. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. This remains an active investigation and there is no suspect information currently available. Anyone

with information regarding Alexander’s murder is urged to call Crime Stoppers of Gaston County at 704-8618000. You may be eligible for a cash reward and callers may remain anonymous.

CCSO searching for robbery suspect

Aaron Leon Brooks Jr., 37, is wanted for robbery with dangerous weapon and common law robber. Brooks is described as 6’02” and weighing 195 lbs. He also has “Ask God” tattooed on both eyelids.

If you have seen this individual, or know his whereabouts, please contact the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office at 704484-4822 or submit a tip on the app.

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Albemarle Lithium announces new US lithium mega-flex processing facility in SC

Albemarle Corporation announced plans to locate its previously announced lithium hydroxide Mega-Flex facility in Chester County, SC on March 22.

Plans for the Mega-Flex facility include an initial investment of at least $1.3 billion to help meet the surging demand for domestic and international electric vehicles and lithium-ion batteries. Construction is expected to begin late in 2024.

The term Mega-Flex refers to the facility’s ability to process diverse lithium feedstock, including lithium from recycled batteries. Albemarle expects the facility to annually produce approximately 50,000 metric tons of battery-grade

lithium hydroxide from multiple sources, with the potential to expand up to 100,000 metric tons. Production at the facility would support the manufacturing of an estimated 2.4 million electric vehicles annually.

The site also supports the Inflation Reduction Act, a federal law enacted in 2022 to incentivize the localization of critical minerals in North America.

“This facility will help increase the production of U.S.-based lithium resources to fuel the clean energy revolution while bringing us closer to our customers as the supply chain is built out in North America,” said Albemarle CEO Kent Masters. “This investment supports our

long-term commitment to providing innovative products and solutions that enable a more resilient world. We look forward to partnering with the state of South Carolina on this important project.”

Pending permitting approvals, the facility will be located within a nearly 800-acre parcel. Albemarle estimates the facility will create more than 300 new jobs with an average annual wage of approximately $93,000. In addition, the project would create more than 1,500 construction jobs.

To support the development of the new site, Albemarle is committed to advancing partnerships with the state, local com-

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munities, and educational institutions to build a talent pipeline and create advanced technology jobs to support the facility and the community. Additionally, the site will likely create new opportunities for suppliers and other businesses to locate nearby.

“Today’s announcement is positively electric news for the Palmetto State,” said SC Governor Henry McMaster. “Albemarle’s new facility will be transformative for our state, creating thousands of good-paying jobs in South Carolina, and help us further our goals of becoming an electric vehicle hub in the United States by being home to companies like Albemarle who are producing

strategically critical material vital to the lithium-ion batteries that power everything from electric vehicles to medical devices. Advanced manufacturing has long been a part of our eco-

On Wednesday, March 22, House Bill 76, "Access to Healthcare Options" passed the North Carolina House of Representatives in a vote of 87 to 24.

NC House Speaker Tim Moore said, "This is an historic step forward to increase access to healthcare for our rural communities."

He continued, "Considering the HASP funds and the work provisions put in place in this bill along with other safeguards, our workforce will remain strong as we expand access to healthcare for those who need it in the most conservative and fiscally responsible way possible. I

nomic DNA in South Carolina, and we are proud of the progress we have made over the past three years in attracting businesses across the electric vehicle supply

look forward to a passing a strong conservative budget for North Carolina so that expansion can take effect."

House Bill 76 was sent to Governor Cooper for his signature, and he signed it on Monday, March 27 saying, “This is a historic step toward a healthier North Carolina that will bring people the opportunity of better health and a better life.”

chain that represent the future of the United States economy and the environmental sustainability of the world.”

Operation Medicine Drop in KM

KIDS of Cleveland County setup an Operation Medicine Drop (OMD) station at Patrick Senior Center on March 21 and March 23 for citizens to take any unwanted

Operation Medicine Drop at the Patrick Senior Center was a big success last week. Pictured L-R are Detective Robert Hoyle – KMPD, Jessica Crawford - Atrium Health, and Sergeant Paul Alexander –KMPD, who manned OMD last week. Photo provided

more than 300 million pills

• Supported over 4,435 events

• Assisted in the placement of over 500 drop box locations

If you have unwanted medications, drop them by KMPD during regular hours and use the drop box in the lobby at 112 S Piedmont Ave. KM Pharmacy also has a drop box in their store at 1106 Shelby Road in Kings Mountain.

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GCPD seized 3,000 Fentanyl pills, having a street value of approximately $90,000.

GCPD seizes Fentanyl, makes drug trafficking arrest

On Thursday, March 2, Gaston County Police Department Special Investigations Unit, with assistance from the Gaston County Emergency Response Team, arrested Elazja Gingles of Gastonia, on several outstanding drug warrants.

During the investigation, an additional 3,000 Fentanyl pills were seized, which have a street value of approximately $90,000. Gingles was charged

with thirteen counts related to trafficking Fentanyl in Gaston County, two counts of maintaining a vehicle for selling controlled substances and was also served with an outstanding parole warrant.

Gingles is currently being held at the Gaston County Jail on a $1 million dollar bond. There is no further information is currently available.

Gov. Cooper vetoes bill eliminating gun background checks by local sheriffs

On Friday, March 24, Governor Roy Cooper vetoed Senate Bill 41, entitled Guarantee 2nd Amend Freedom and Protections.

In a press release after the veto, Governor Cooper shared, “Eliminating strong background checks will allow more domestic abusers and other dangerous people to own handguns and reduces law enforcement’s ability to stop them from committing violent crimes. Second Amendment supporting, responsible gun owners know this will put families and communities at risk.”

SB 41 eliminates the current requirement that people

O. Max Garner, III removed from GWU’s board of trustees

The grandson and namesake of Cleveland County attorney and NC Governor O. Max Gardner was ousted by Gardner-Webb University’s Board of Trustees in a statement issued on March 20. Below is the statement as it was released.

“Since early January 2023, O. Max Gardner III has engaged in a malicious, threatening, and defamatory pattern of conduct that has repeatedly and consistently demonstrated that he is unfit to remain on the Board of Trustees or represent the University in any capacity. This conduct includes the following:

• Threatening to shoot a University contractor who was in the process of remedying a complaint that Mr. Gardner himself had made about the condition of the premises leased to a University tenant adjacent to the O. Max Gardner Foundation (as documented in a police report).

• Threatening to shoot that same University tenant (as personally reported by the tenant).

• Directing threats and defamatory statements against President Downs, Kim Downs and several University employees;

• Making baseless threats of litigation against the University and its officers;

• Engaging in a relentless campaign of lies and innuendo designed to unfairly attack, threaten, defame, and undermine the University, President Downs, fellow trustees, and others who work tirelessly to serve students and the University’s Christian Mission; and

• Generally engaging in a course of conduct that undermines the University and its Mission.

It should be noted that, prior to his removal from the Board, O. Max Gardner III was formally directed to cease and desist from his destructive course of conduct. That conduct has continued. He was advised that he was in breach of his fiduciary duties to the University and was encouraged to resign from the Board. He refused to do so. He was given prior notice of today’s Board meeting and provided the opportunity to appear and be heard. The Board also wants to take this opportunity to prepare the University Community for the potential continuation of this malicious vendetta against the University, the President, Board members, and anyone else

who O. Max Gardner III decides to target. Social media channels are outside the control of the University. It is impossible for this Board to gather and refute each and every attack. Likewise, President Downs and other University officials should not be expected to divert their time and energy responding to his false statements and innuendo (past or future). Rather, all faculty and staff should ignore this disgraceful behavior and continue to devote 100% of their time and energy to the University’s students and the advancement of its Mission under the leadership of President Downs.

In closing, we wish to make one thing absolutely clear: The University will continue to celebrate the legacy of former North Carolina Governor O. Max Gardner I (1882-1947) and Faye (Webb) Gardner (18851969). This University continues to take great pride in the fact it is named after these fine individuals who gave so much of their time, talent and treasure on behalf of the University during their lifetimes. This statement was approved unanimously by the Board of trustees.”

Friends of Crowders Mountain Trailwork, litter pickup, April 22

have a valid permit from their local sheriff’s office before purchasing or acquiring a handgun. Under SB 41, sheriffs will lose the authority to issue or deny these permits based on criminal background checks and determining the safety and character of applicants.

According to the governor, the legislation removes sheriffs’ authority to refuse a permit based on signs of mental illness, domestic abuse incidents that might not be captured in a national database, or other indicators that a person could be a danger to themselves or others.

The bill also allows guns on some school properties, increasing the chances that children can find or access firearms at a time where gun offenses and suicides among North Carolina children is increasing.

The 2023 North Carolina Child Fatality Task Force reports that gun deaths for children have increased dramatically—231.3% between 2012 and 2021. Guns are now the leading cause of injury death for children in North Carolina, surpassing car accidents.

It is likely Republicans will challenge the Governor Cooper’s veto. After the midterm elections in 2022, Republicans gained more power, failing a supermajority by one vote in the House. The NC Supreme Court also has a 5-2 Republican majority. While Republican’s don’t have a vetoproof majority, they are only one vote away, making attendance by Senators and Representatives crucial for both parties.

The Friends of Crowders Mountain, Inc. invites volunteers for trailwork and/or litter pickup on Saturday, April 22. Meet at the Sparrow Springs Visitor Center, 522 Park Office Lane, Kings

Mountain, NC at 8:30 a.m.; finish at noon. Tools, snacks, and water will be provided. Dress appropriately for outdoor work and bring any necessary medications. Trailwork days are heat index(90+)

and weather(rain, snow, strong wind, lightning, storms) dependent. Please see facebook.com/FriendsOfCrowdersMtn or www. friendsofcrowders.com If questions, contact the park office at 704-853-5375.

3 Parks 2 States Hike, April 15

The Friends of Crowders Mountain will host a 3 parks, 2 states loop hike on Saturday, April 15. Limited to 20 hikers. Registration is required by Friday, April 14. This is an intermediate level 10mile hike. No pets. Meet at the Boulders Access, 108 VanDyke Road, Kings

Mountain, NC at 8:30 a.m.

Boots On The Trail by 9 a.m. Approximate return is 1 p.m. Group enjoyment does not permit a definite return time. No transportation nor lunch provided. Please bring sufficient food and water, along with any medications, sunscreen, and insect repellant that

you may need. Restrooms at Start and Finish only. Hike is weather dependent. Donations appreciated. Register by contacting the main visitor center at 704-853-5375. Please see facebook.com/FriendsOfCrowdersMtn or www. friendsofcrowders.com.

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Atrium establishes Center for Women’s Cardiovascular Health in Charlotte

Atrium Health Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute has established a Center for Women’s Cardiovascular Health, led by Dr. Esther (Soo Hyun) Kim, a nationally known cardiologist and vascular medicine specialist who is an expert in treating spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) and fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD).

The new center is the first in the greater Charlotte region to offer expertise in SCAD and FMD, important causes of heart attack and stroke in women. In addition, Kim and colleagues will care for women with the full range of heart and vascular disease concerns. These include heart attacks and aneurysms, as well as patients at high risk for heart disease due to family history or risk factors affected by lifestyle, such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

The center will also formalize the management of pregnant women with heart disease and provide care for those who are identified as high-risk for future heart disease due to risk factors identified during pregnancy, such as a pre-eclampsia and gestational diabetes.

“Atrium Health Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute is special in many ways,” said Kim. “It is on the cutting edge of cardiovascular imaging, has nationally recognized expertise in multiple cardiovascular procedures and is recognized as an innovator in the way it delivers heart and vascular care. Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute has all the components necessary to treat a wide range of common cardiovascular diseases, but it is also exceedingly prepared to care for patients with more uncommon cardiovascular diseases, such as SCAD and FMD.”

FMD is a disease of blood vessels caused by abnormal cell development in the walls of arteries, leading to arterial blockages, tears, and aneurysms. It can cause a heart attack, stroke, or high blood pressure. It is different from other heart problems that result from plaque buildup in the arteries. It’s also not due to blood vessel inflammation or blood clots.

SCAD, which is a tear in a

heart vessel, is an uncommon cause of heart attacks overall, but it accounts for about 40% of heart attacks in women under age 50. Women account for 90% of SCAD patients. Many patients with SCAD also have a vascular disorder, including FMD. Kim leads the largest multi-center registry for SCAD patients in the country, which currently enrolls patients from more than 20 sites.

“Most of my SCAD patients are women in their mid40s to 60s who have no other cardiac risk factors,” said Kim. “It’s a rare disease and many patients have never met anyone else with the same diagnosis. It’s very meaningful work to care for them.”

Proper diagnosis of SCAD is crucial, as the treatment of heart attack from SCAD is very different from heart attack due to blockages from cholesterol plaque. While patients who experience a heart attack from cholesterol plaque blockage are best treated with angioplasty and stent, most stable patients who experience a heart attack from SCAD will do best with medical therapy and time to allow their arteries to heal.

Another major focus of the new clinic will be caring for women who have complicated pregnancies with such conditions as hypertension and gestational diabetes that put them at risk of future heart attacks and stroke. The center will benefit from collaboration with Dr. Kelecia Brown, an OB-GYN specializing in high-risk maternal and fetal medicine at Atrium Health Women’s Institute, Dr. Jorge Alegria, a congenital cardiologist at Atrium Health Levine Children’s HEARTest Yard Congenital Heart Center, Dr. Ashleigh Meiers, an adult cardiologist at Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute with a special interest in the field of cardio-obstetrics and Dr. Michael Shapiro, a nationally recognized preventive cardiologist at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist This team of experts will be able to provide comprehensive cardiovascular care for women across the disease spectrum, from those who may be at risk of heart disease to women with known heart disease from common

LEGION

From Page 1A organization on September 1, 2022 in Milwaukee during The American Legion’s 103rd national convention. He serves one year and spends 330 days on the road visiting Posts in all 50 states and abroad. His theme as national commander is “V.E.T.S., Veterans, Education, Teamwork and Sponsor.”

He spoke to Post 82 members and guests regarding various topics, including the importance of youth programs, needs of active-duty personnel, veteran’s initiatives, and a new mental health program started by American Legion Department of Wisconsin, called Be The One. The program became so popular it has now been embraced by the organization nationally.

Be The One’s goal is to destigmatize asking for mental health support, provide peer-to-peer support and resources, and educate everyone on how they can Be the One.

The No. 1 issue facing the veteran community is suicide, according to the National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report. It is estimated that between 17 and 22 veterans or servicemembers take their lives each day. That’s more than 6,000 annually. The rate of suicide for veterans is more than 50% higher than that of non-veteran adults. As the Global War on Terrorism continues, there will be more

veterans facing mental-health issues such as post-traumatic stress disorder.

“The biggest purpose of Be The One,” Troiola said in a subsequent interview, “is to remove the stigma. Those who are at risk don’t want to be labeled because it could result in them losing their firearms, security clearances, or their families. That is why we chose to visit smaller posts, because a veteran talking to a veteran is different than a non-veteran talking to a veteran because non-veterans don’t understand us. There is more camaraderie between veterans, and we can build trusted relationships. The main purpose is to visit veterans and get this information in their hands.”

He went on, “Be The One was chosen as the official charity of Indy Car Racing. It is a big deal, because that is

our demographic. The trailer is staffed by Veterans Service Officers who know how to talk to veterans. And they’ve taught us how to do that, too. We can make Buddy Calls and check up on each other. We aren’t doing this for the credit. That isn’t important. What we are doing is about helping veterans.”

As he concluded his speech, Troiola said, “Being at the national level and wearing this red cap… it’s about getting out there and finding in local communities what’s going on, and advocating for veterans and active-duty military, just like you do at the Post level. It is so important that we get this done.”

He shared a joke that was recently told about him saying, “Jim Troiola isn’t like a National Commander, he’s a blue cap (Legion member) stuffed into a red hat (Na-

tional Commander).” The Legionnaires chuckled with him. “And that’s okay. I am here to help and make a difference. The red cap identifies me as the National Commander, and I am one of you. You can take that to the bank.”

Afterward, National Commander Troiola went around the room, shaking hands and speaking to veterans with the ease of someone who had been a member of the Post his whole life, like he was talking to dear friends. And he was.

For more information about Be The One, visit BeTheOne.org. A 24/7 confidential hotline is available to veterans and their families by calling 988 and then pressing 1, or texting 838255. You do not have to be enrolled in VA benefits or health care to connect.

GROVER

From Page 1A up,” and “keep pushing.”

Once students felt confident, the class went through an interactive video of a scenario that could happen and worked in teams to deliver CPR. All students learned a valuable skill that we hope stays with them in case they must help save a life.

and rare causes. A multidisciplinary approach will be taken for pregnant patients with known heart disease to develop individual care plans to support safe delivery and continued care for the mother post-delivery.

“Atrium Health has a culture that fosters teamwork and innovation,” said Dr. Suzanna Fox, Atrium Health’s deputy chief physician executive and women’s care service line leader. “Through the personalized and collaborative approach between our providers within women’s care and the Center for Women’s Cardiovascular Health, we can ensure an advanced level of care for mothers-to-be in our communities.”

According to Kim, these patients need to be followed in the “fourth” trimester, after giving birth. Kim adds that Black women have an especially higher incidence of heart problems following complicated pregnancies.

Women nationwide are diagnosed with heart disease and treated at a later stage than men. With the new center’s focus on the needs of female patients, the goal is to eliminate that discrepancy and provide timely care.

“We developed the new Center for Women’s Cardiovascular Health to ensure that women in our region are receiving the best care for cardiovascular disorders, both in terms of prevention and treatment,” said Dr. Geoffrey Rose, president of Atrium Health Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute. “We are thrilled that Dr. Kim has joined us, and we are excited about what the new center will mean for our patients.”

Kim recently joined Atrium Health Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute after serving for six years at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where she was a professor of medicine in cardiovascular medicine. Before that, she spent 11 years at the Cleveland Clinic, where she did fellowships in both cardiology and vascular medicine and was a staff physician in cardiology and vascular medicine. She did her residency in internal medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

EASTER

From Page 1A Kings Mountain YMCA among others will offer activities for the kids.

Families should gather at Patriots Park at 7:30 pm. Egg Hunt will begin at 8:00 p.m. Parents are encouraged to participate with their little ones.

ALBEMARLE

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the material goes through the concentrator in Kings Mountain, materials will be shipped to the Mega-Flex in Chester, SC,” Kirsten said.

“When reopening the mine was announced last year, it was thought we would hire around 200 employees. Since then, that number has increased significantly. Now we anticipate hiring 300 –400 employees.”

She went on to say, “The lab at Kings Mountain must be moved due to its proximity to mining operations. We have not begun mining yet, but before we do, the lab will be moved to Charlotte.”

Currently the lab employs approximately 25 people.

In addition to reopening the mine and the new lithium concentrator for Kings Mountain, Albemarle will also in-

Don’t forget to bring your Easter basket, flashlight, and camera!

The city acknowledges their 2023 annual sponsors, Albemarle Corporation, and Ronald’s Garage.

For more information, call the City of Kings Mountain’s Special Events Department at 704-730-2101, or visit their website at www.KingsMountainEvents.Com.

vest $5 million at Cleveland Community College for workforce development.

As for the new space Albemarle Lithium has leased at 129 W. Mountain Street, Kirsten said, “We will be opening The Project Center in April, but don’t have a firm date set just yet. Furniture is being delivered this week and two new employees have been hired: Community Education Specialist Margo Plonk, and Stakeholder Engagement Specialist Sarah Degnan.”

“Margo Plonk will help us focus on how we hire employees locally, reaching out to Cleveland Community College, University City’s Albemarle Technical Park, and the high school. We also plan The Project Center to be a hub for available job opportunities, with a Human Resources person on-site certain days of the week,” Kirsten said.

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American Legion National Commander Jim Troiola speaks with Ned Cash as members wait in line for their turn to speak. Photo by Loretta Cozart Jim Troiola speaks to members of Post 82 about the Be The One initiative at the American Legion. Photos by Gary Schacher Shelby City Councilmember David Causby, Commander Troiola, and local chairman of the American Legion World Series Eddie Holbrook. Post 155 Second Vice Commander Chris Pullen shares Post 155 Veterans Walk and Roll event scheduled for mid-May.

Resolving Relational Conflicts

Mention

“fighting and feuding” and we think of the “Hatfields and McCoys.” Those two famili es locked horns for almost 30 years (18631891)! What is the cause of squabbles in our relationships?

That’s the very question James asks—“What is the source of quarrels and conflicts among you?” (James 4:1).

He pinpoints the root— “Is not the source your pleasures that wage war in your members?” (James 4:1) . Conflicts arise when we don’t get what we want.

“I want to play with this doll” says one child as she grabs it. But her friend also grabs it and says, “No, that’s my doll, I want to play with it!”

We’ve all experienced similar conflicts, just with different “dolls.” When we don’t get what we desire or someone else gets what

we want – whether recognition or attention, a job promotion or position, a new house or car – lust and envy start kicking!

James says it this way: “You lust and do not have; so you commit murder. You are envious and cannot obtain; so you fight and quarrel” (James 4:2) So what’s the starting point to stop fights and quarrels? We must look into our own hearts. We must admit our sinful attitudes of lust and envy, of pride and competition. Paul advised, “Let us not become boastful, challeng-

ing one another envying one another,” (Galatians 5:26). Then what? We focus on our relationship with God. When things are not right with people, they are not right with God.

James counsels us to take these basic steps:

1) Submit to God (James 4:7) by placing your will under God’s will. Like the Psalmist, we should say, “I delight to do Your will, O my God, your Law is within my heart” (Psalms 40:8). Pastor Charlie Cooper says, “When what you want is not what God

wants, ask God to change your wanter.”

2) Resist the devil (James 4:7) by standing firm against his lies, and “he will flee from you.”

3) Draw near to God (James 4:8) by cleansing your hands of hurtful practices and purifying your heart of prideful motives, and “He will draw near to you.”

Those are God’s promises!

It’s amazing how taking these steps in our relationship with God enables us to resolve our conflicts with people!

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Kings Mountain Area Church Directory

St. Paul United Methodist Church N. Cansler Street 704-739-1256

Sunrise Baptist Church 208 Mail Road 704-692-3007 Temple Baptist Church 612 N. Cansler Street 704-739-4716

The Favor Center Church 602 Slater Street

True Gospel Holiness Church 1608 Shelby Road 704-739-6764

Unity AME Zion Church 948 Unity Church Road 704-228-0328

Vestibule AME Zion Church 2175 Vestibule Church Road 704-739-7961

Westover Baptist Church 114 Westover Drive

Advent Lutheran Church, NALC Member 230 Oak Grove Rd. 704-750-0171

Anew Beginning Baptist Church 415 Dixon School Rd. 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

Calvary Way Holiness Church 1017 Second Street 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

Christ The King Catholic Church 714 Stone Street 704-487-7697

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

Cornerstone Church Of God 202 Margrace Road 704-739-3773

Cornerstone Independent Baptist 107 Range Road 704-737-0477

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Zion Missionary Baptist Church 220 N. Watterson Street 704-739-8354 Mountain View Agape Church 506 Sparrow Springs Road 704-739-0160 Compact School Road 704-739-4516 Mt. Zion Baptist Church 220 N. Watterson Street 704-739-8354 New Beginnings Church of Jesus Christ 541 Crocker Road 704-730-9507 New Bynum Chapel AME Zion Church N. Cansler Street 704-739-2606 New Camp Creek Baptist Church 863 New Camp Creek Ch. Road 704-487-7128 New Life Family Worship Center 428 Oak Grove Road 704-739-9371 105 Waco Road 704-724-0414 Oak Grove Baptist Church 1022 Oak Grove Road 704-739-4833 Oak View Baptist Church 1517 York Road 704-739-7831 Pathway Baptist Church 3100 Parkdale Circle 704-734-0852 Patterson Grove Baptist Church 301 Oak Grove Road 704-739-5826 Penley’s Chapel Church 1805 N Piedmont Ave 704-524-4139 Peoples Baptist Church 1010 Groves Street 704-739-0398 7011 Cleveland Avenue Progressive Church of Our Lord 1001 Cleveland Avenue 704-734-1070 Resurrection Lutheran Church 600 Crescent Circle 704-739-5580 Royal Praise Ministries 2055 Shelby Rd. Saint Matthew’s Lutheran Church 201 N. Piedmont Avenue 704-739-7466 Second Baptist Church 120 Linwood Road 704-739-4216 Shady Grove Baptist Church 339 Shady Grove Road 704-739-8920
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KM Gateway Trail Playground ribbon cutting March 31

Kings Mountain Gateway Trail will hold a ribbon cutting on Friday, March 31 at 3:30 p.m. for their new playground at

Hord Mansion to celebrate centennial April 12

807 S. Battleground Ave., in Kings Mountain. Speaker Tim Moore is scheduled to make a presentation about the playground that day and the public is encouraged to

attend. For more information, you may call: 704-6853549 OR 704-739-9663. You may also email Shirley Brutko at “sbrutko@att. net“.

Mauney Memorial Library

April events scheduled

Mauney Memorial Library has the following events scheduled during April. The library is located at 100 S. Piedmont Avenue, Kings Mountain, NC 28086. Be sure follow us on Facebook and Insta-gram.

Mauney Library

Closed in Observance of Good Friday and Easter, Friday April 7, and Saturday April 8. The following events are scheduled for April:

• Technology Assistance - Make an appointment 704-739-2371

• Book Club: “Where the Crawdad Sings” (Adults) - Monday, April 3, 6:00– 7:00 pm. Join the Mauney Library book club and meet with people every month to discuss popular books. Contact

info@mauneylibrary.org to join!

• Library Storytime in Person (preschoolers) - Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:30-11:30 am, Mauney Library Community Room. Come to the library to enjoy a story, music, and a take home craft with Miss. Anne.

• Learn Grow Play (preschoolers) - Fridays 10:00-11:30 am. Mauney Library Community Room. Play in centers, then enjoy a story, music, and a take home craft with Miss. Anne.

• Lego Club (ages 6-12) - Third Thursday of every month 3:30-4:30

pm, Library Community Room

Free build and participate in group projects, snacks provided.

• Zoom’N On-Line Book Group (Adults) (Registration Required) Read. Relish. Recap. Read a book of your choice and share with the group. Fourth Wednesday of every month 4:00-5:00 pm Register: www.mauneylibrary.org event calendar. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

• Stem Toy Saturday (Children ages 6-12) Saturday, April 29th 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Last Saturday of Every Month in the Harris Children’s Wing Enjoy a rotation of fun Stem toys

Chamber Luncheon at Patriots Park April 19

Cleveland County Chamber of Commerce will hold their April Members Luncheon at Patriots Park in Kings Mountain on Wednesday, April 19 from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. This event is sponsored by City of Kings Mountain. The featured speaker is Kings Mountain Mayor

Scott Neisler. Chamber members and guests can network, meet new members, and gain knowledge on issues that impact them during this event.

The Earl Scruggs Center is at 103 S. Lafayette Street in Shelby. RSVP to Kathryn@clevelandchamber. org

The centennial celebration of the Hord Mansion, which houses Mauney Memorial Library at 100 South Piedmont Avenue in Kings Mountain, is planned for Wednesday, April 12, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The library has worked diligently to collect pictures, memorabilia, and ephemera

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Ed. Note: (The recipes in today’s Cooking Corner are from Bess Chapel United Methodist Church in Cherryville.)

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1 can mushroom soup

1 cup milk

1 cut up frying chicken

1 can cream of chicken soup

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of the Hord Mansion for research and planning of this event.

Dr. Jacob George Van Buren Hord built the mansion in 1923. It was donated to the city of Kings Mountain for use as a library by the children of Jacob S. and Margaret Juletta Mauney in 1947. From 1947 to about 1962–1963,

the building also functioned as a teacherage for the Kings Mountain school system. The Hord Mansion is a two-story, five bay, yellow-brick Southern Colonial Revival-style house. The front facade features a twostory, pedimented tetrastyle portico with stucco-finished masonry columns.

April events at the Patrick Senior Center

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. Programs are open to people ages 55 and up unless otherwise noted.

Upcoming April Special

Events:

• Women’s Health Series:

Tuesday, April 4, 12-1pm.

A Certified Nurse Midwife will be here to discuss Menopause. Please call the center to pre-register.

Easter Bingo Party: Thursday, April 6, 10-10:30am.

• Craft Class with Claudia: Tuesday, April 11, 1-3pm. Also available via Facebook Live. Cost is $2. Please come by the Center to sign up.

• Red Cross Blood Drive: Friday April 14, 10-2:30pm. Please call the center to schedule an ap-pointment.

• National Healthcare Decisions Day Presentation: Monday, April 17, 11am12pm. Learn about Power of Attorney and Healthcare Medical Power of Attorney. Call to sign up.

• Trip to Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens: Wednesday, April 26, 9:30am-3pm. Admission and bus fee are $13.00. Please come by the center to prepay and register.

• Art Night with Janie: Thursday, April 27, 5:157:15pm. Sign up and pay the $15 fee at the Front Desk before April 20. Open to all ages. Seating is limited.

• Ladies Pool Tournament: Friday, April 28, 10am-until.

Playing “Eight Ball” singles. Sign-up in the Pool Room.

Ongoing Activities at the Patrick Center

• Ceramics: Mondays, 9:30-10:30am.

• Technology by Trey Ross with Mauney Memorial Library: 2nd Mondays, 1011am. Learn about important concepts for your smart phone and devices.

• Facebook Chat: Mondays, 10-10:45am. (Online via Facebook) No FB Chat on April 10.

• 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, 8:3010:30am.

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

• Bible History: Tuesdays, 10-11am.

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

• Monthly Birthday Celebration: 4th Tuesdays, 10-

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1 cup rice

1 cup water

1 can cream of onion soup

1 can beef broth

milk and mix rice into this mixture. Spread in 9x13inch buttered pan, can use Pam. Places the pieces of cut up chicken on top of rice and sprinkle the onion soup over top. Cover and bake at 350 for 2 hours.

BAKED CHICKEN

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11am.

• Chair Volleyball: Tuesdays, 1-3pm and Fridays, 122pm.

• Dutch Lunch Bunch: 2nd Wednesdays. April 12-Verona Italian & Greek, 11am. Please sign up at the Front Desk and pay $1 bus fee.

• Jewelry Class I: Wednesdays, 10-11am.

• Jewelry Class II: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 1-2pm.

• Canasta: Tuesdays, 1-3pm.

• Chair Yoga: Wednesdays, 11:45-12:45pm. (Fee required)

• Blood Pressure Clinic: 1st Wednesdays, 10-11:30am.

• Food Giveaway: 3rd Wednesdays, 1-2:30pm. Please call to sign up each month.

• Online Book Club: 4th Wednesdays, 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.

• 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 Thursday at Noon. Cost is $3.

• WII Bowling League: Fridays, 12-1pm.

• Ping Pong/Corn Hole: Fridays, 1:30-2:30pm.

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

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1 large can crush pineapple, undrained

1 box vanilla instant pudding mix, dry Mix and spread on cake.

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5 eggs

½ stick margarine

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2 ½ cups sugar

½ tsp. soda

1 cup Crisco

1 cup sour cream

1 tsp. vanilla

1 tsp. lemon flavor

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Mystery of photo solved

Last week, Hayne Neisler contacted the Herald sharing the story of an old photo found in the vault of Margrace Mill in the spring of 1982. “Jim Dickey, manager of Neisco Industries, contacted me. Mr. Dickey explained he was in the process of cleaning out the vault at the Margrace Mill office and had found several items belonging to the late C.E. Neisler, Sr. who built the Margrace Mill in 1919. Mr. Dickey thought I might like to have these items.

Later that afternoon he handed me several musty envelopes containing old photographs. Looking at the photos, I was able to identify all the people except two people in an old photo dated 1913 that had me completely stumped--- a signed photo of a young boy in a military uniform standing beside a man with a beard wearing a majestic and ornate uniform.”

“In those days, before the Internet, it was very difficult to do much investigating trying to identity the subjects in the photograph and I basically put the photo in a drawer and forgot about it. Several years ago, I was finally able to solve the mystery of the two people posing in that 1913 photo,” he continued.

“The item from the Margrace Mill vault is a rare, authentically signed photo of the last ruler of Russia, Czar Nicholas II and his nine-year-old son, Alexei . As I mentioned the photo is dated 1913, a year of great significance in Imperial

Russian history as it was the 300th anniversary, or Tercentenary, of Romanov rule in Russia. All during that year celebrations were held throughout Russia -- the highlight being a six-week cross country train trip the Romanov family undertook taking them all over the vast Russian Empire.”

“Large, joyous crowds greeted the royal family as the Imperial train stopped in cities, towns and later small peasant villages allowing Czar Nicholas II, his wife the Empress Alexandria and their five children to wave to the crowds and bask in their adulation. As part of this celebration special signed photos of Czar Nicholas II and the young heir, Alexei, were sent out to a select few as royal mementoes of the 300th anniversary of Romanov rule.”

Hayne also explained why the photo was so rare saying, “As the empire celebrated this special anniversary, a closely held secret was being kept from the Russian people. The young heir, Alexei, suffered from a rare blood disease which in that day was nearly always fatal---- hemophilia. The blood of the future Czar did not clot, meaning an even minor cut or fall could prove deadly. Alexei, a typical rambunctious young boy, would suffer a simple injury requiring him to spend days in bed suffering at near death from massive internal bleeding. The royal doctors attending to Alexei sadly shook their heads and told his frightened parents, Czar Nicholas II, and the Empress Alexandria, that there was

nothing they could do to help Alexei.”

“In desperation the Czar and his wife turned to a Russian mystic and folk healer named Rasputin who they believed had the power to cure their beloved son and end his suffering. Rasputin was soon able to gain influence over the royal family and became the closest advisor to the Czar. Rasputin begged Czar Nicholas II to not enter World War I, but Nicholas II believed Russian pride was at stake and he chose to fight. The Russian army was severely antiquated and poorly supplied and soon began suffering a series of disastrous defeats on the Eastern front to German and Austria-Hungarian armies. Large chunks of Russian territory were lost as Czar Nicholas troops fled in full retreat,” he explained.

“At the home the Russian public suffered from severe food shortages and angrily began to turn on Nicholas II and his war--ultimately demanding the resignation of Nicholas II. In 1917 Czar Nicholas II realized his situation was hopeless and abdicated the throne. Suddenly after more than 300 years of reign the Romanov dynasty ended in Russia.”

“Soon exile revolutionary leader, Vladimir Lenin, arrived in Russia and overthrew the fragile provisional government that had come to power after the Czar's rule ended. The imperial family was arrested and sent into exile eventually being taken to Ekaterinburg, a remote outpost in Siberia. In July 1918 Bolshevik officials

under the direct order of Lenin murdered the entire Romanov family--- Nicholas II, Alexandria and all five of their children,” he said. How did this rare photo end up in Kings Mountain? While we can’t know for certain, Hayne suggested that in 1913, C.E.,Neisler, Sr. owned the Pauline Mill which he built in 1910 to

weave cotton tablecloths and napkins for the Southern Railway.

It is plausible that the Pauline Mill had been contracted to manufacture special tablecloths and napkins for the Imperial train used in the Romanov's country wide celebration. Perhaps, in appreciation, the signed photo was sent to Mr. C.E. Neisler

all the way in Kings Mountain, North Carolina.

Hayne explains, “What I do know is the photo is considered extremely rare, especially the signature of Alexei as he was only 13 years old when his family was arrested and only a few authentic examples of his signature are known to have survived.,''

Kings Mountain Historical Museum invites the public to their latest exhibit, War & Memory: A Commemoration of Remembrance.

This exhibit is an introduction to “Decoration Day” and its roots within the African American Community to honor and remember Union Soldiers after the Civil War, how it evolved during World War I to expand to honor all American war fatalities, becoming a Federal Holiday, and being declared as “Memorial Day” later after World War II.

This exhibit features Civil War, WWI and WWII artifacts and ephemera on display in remembrance of residents of Cleveland County in honor of Memorial Day in 2023.

through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and the exhibit runs through June 3.

To find out about other

site at www.kingsmountainmuseum.org.or call or for more information, please call (704) 739-1019 or email kmhmdirector@outlook.

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Brockman hurls perfect game, strikes out all 15 Huss batters in Big South Conference 3A victory

Kings Mountain High’s

Zane Brockman did something Tuesday night at Lancaster Field that’s never been done before in the 100-plus year history of Mountaineer baseball.

The senior right hander not only pitched a perfect game but every out (15) was a strikeout in the Mountaineers’ 13-0 Big South 3A Conference win over the Hunter Huss Huskies. The game ended in the middle of the fifth inning on the NCHSAA’s 10-run mercy rule.

After Brockman sent the

first three Huskies back to the dugout via the strikeout route, he and the Mountaineers came to bat in the bottom of the first inning to go up 3-0 to get the rout underway.

The Huskie hurlers had a tough time all night getting the ball in the strike zone, beginning when KM’s leadoff batter Caleb Broome was hit by a pitch. He stole second and third and scored what would be the winning run when Jacob Hamrick singled to right. An error and wild pitch accounted for the

other two runs.

Kings Mountain added four runs in the second to go up 7-0. Lucas Saldo got things going with an infield single and Broome followed with a double to put runners on second and third. After a pitching change a walk and wild pitch ran the score to 4-0. Cole Irby singled to left for a 6-0 lead and another run scored on a wild pitch.

The Mountaineers went up 12-0 in the third. Tucker Cash, Saldo and Broome reached on hits and Hamrick homered to make the

score 11-0. Cash’s fly ball to left was dropped and the scoreboard moved to 12-0.

Kings Mountain scored its final run in the fourth. Aiden Taylor led off with a double to left and Turner Brown singled to put runners on first and third. Brockman’s sacrifice fly brought Taylor home with the 13th run. Walks to Wyatt Davis and Colton Mayes re-loaded the sacks but C.J. Whitworth came on to pitch for Huss and got Melton and Toney on fly outs.

Davis hurls three no-hit innings in 24-0 victory

The Hunter Huss Huskies did manage to get three hits in their second meeting with Kings Mountain’s Mountaineers Friday at Huss but they still couldn’t dent the scoreboard as the Mountaineers rolled to a 24-0 Big South 3A Conference victory.

Senior right hander Wyatt Davis pitched three no-hit innings and struck out nine to get the win. Jackson Toney hurled two innings, giving up the three hits and striking out five.

Kings Mountain jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the first inning and broke the game wide open with 13 runs in the second frame to go up 18-0. The Mountaineers finished the Huskies off with two in the third and four in the fourth and finished with 19 hits.

Several Mountaineers

had a field day at the plate, including:

-Jacob Hamrick, 4-for-4 with two home runs, a double, five runs scored and seven RBI.

-Aidan Taylor, 3-for-3 with five runs scored.

-Brayden Patrick, 2-for-4 with a double and four RBI.

-Zane Brockman, 3-for-3 with three RBI.

-Hunter Ellis, 2-for-4 with three RBI.

-Tucker Cash, 2-for-4 with two RBI.

-Lucas Saldo, 2-for-4 with two RBI.

The Mountaineers also had a field day on the base paths with nine stolen bases. Taylor had four, Mayes two and Cash, Hamrick and Ellis one each.

Kings Mountain will host North Gaston Friday at 7 p.m. It will be Retro

Night and will feature 80’s music and 80’s prices at the concession stand. The Mountaineers go to Forestview on April 4 and Shelby April 5 before returning

home April 6 to host Forestview in Little League Night. All Little League teams are invited and kids will run the bases after the game.

KM Defeats Ashbrook

Kings Mountain’s Mountaineers rolled to a 22-0, five-inning victory over the Ashbrook Green Wave in a Big South 3A Conference battle last week in Gastonia.

The Mountaineers collected 19 hits with 10 different players getting at least one. Jacob Hamrick led the way with a perfect 4-for-4 including a home

run and five runs batted in.

Zane Brockman was 3-for-5 with five RBIs and Cole

Irby 3-for-5 with four RBIs.

Aidan Taylor was 2-for-3 with an RBI, Colton Mayes 2-for-3 with two RBIs and Tucker Cash, Nic Cole, Jack Toney, Turner Brown, and Lucas Saldo had a hit apiece.

The Mountaineers got the only two runs they needed

in the top of the first. They began breaking the game open with four runs in the second and followed with six in the third, seven in the fourth and three in the top of the fifth.

Wyatt Davis worked the first four innings, giving up the only hit. He sent 10 Ashbrook batters back to the dugout via the strikeout

KMMS tennis defeats Burns

route and Colton Mayes came on to pitch the fifth and final inning and struck out the side. The two KM hurlers threw just 77 pitches and did not walk a batter. Thirty seven of Davis’s 61 pitches and nine of Mayes’ 16 were strikes.

Ashbrook used four pitchers with starter Nathan Crawford taking the loss.

KMHS track sweeps three to run season mark to 17-0

Kings Mountain High’s track and field teams ran their 2023 record to 17-0 last week with a victory over Forestview, North Gaston and Stuart Cramer at John Gamble Stadium.

The contest was one of the most competitive of the season with most of the teams performing very well.

In women’s action, the Lady Mountaineers won with 139 points followed by North Gaston 71, Forestview 68, Hunter Huss 55 and Stuart Cramer 13.

The Kings Mountain men piled up 134 points to win by 40 points over second place Hunter Huss with 94. Forestview ran third with 88 followed by Stuart Cramer with 33 and North Gaston with 18.

The Lady Mountaineers had their best time of the

year in the 4x800 relay, crossing the finish line in 12:13.41. Team members were Kinley Putnam, Carley Evans, Sindhi Ulloa and Divinity Ervin.

Lexi Jackson was first in the triple jump at 30’1” and first in the pole vault at 6’6”.

Divinity Ervin was first in the 100 meters in 5:57.40 and the 3200 meters in 13:02.40.

Brooke Waseman was first in the 400 meter dash with a personal best time of 1:09.11.

Kallie Hope was first in the 800 meter run with a personal best 3:14.32.

Parker Wilson, McKenzie Taylor, Kenzlie Morris and Kamari Odems finished second in the 4x400 relay.

Kamari Odems was second in the high jump at

4’4” and third in the 100 meter hurdles at 19.25.

Janiya Hunt was second in the long jump at 14’7”, second in the 100 meter dash in 13:30 and second in the 200 meter dash in 27.88.

Kinley Putnam was second in the pole vault at six feet even.

The 4x200 meter relay team finished second in 2:00.14. Team members were Brooke Waseman, Princess Strain, London Brown and NyAdria Beam-Phillips.

The 4x100 relay team tied for second in 53.68. Team members were Brooke Waseman, Alyssa Deal, London Brown and Janiya Hunt.

Kings Mountain’s men got a first place in the 4x800 meter relay. Members were Mar Lovington,

Elliot Habel, Nat Inthavong and Isaiah Watts.

Max Thompson took the 1600 meter run in 4:37 and also won the 800 meter run.

Hunter Cruise also was a double winner, taking the pole vault in with a leap of 11 feet even and the 400 meter dash in 53 seconds.

Ja’Qualyn Sanders won the long jump with a jump of 19’7”.

Jake Lloyd won the triple jump with a jump of 38’6”.

Kings Mountain was scheduled to host Shelby, Burns, Crest, Bessemer City and East Rutherford yesterday and is scheduled to go to Stuart Cramer April 6 at 4 p.m. The Mountaineers will host the Cleveland County championship April 20 at 4 p.m.

Kings Mountain Middle School’s tennis team defeated Burns 8-2 last week to run its record to 4-1 heading into its final home game yesterday against Crest. The Patriots close out their season with matches at Shelby Wednesday and Thursday.

Singles:

Seanna Simon defeated Lynnie Britton 8-4.

Dominic Allan defeated Sarah Britton 8-2.

Cindy Tipton lost to Lillian Colson 8-6.

Marquise Thomas lost to

Troy Cornwell 8-4. Camden Morris defeated Lainey Yarbro 8-3.

Landon Webster defeated Payton Beaver 8-5.

Doubles: Simon/Allen defeated Britton/Britton 8-0.

Tipton/Thomas defeated Colson/Cornwell 8-4. Morris/Webster defeated Yarbro/Beaver 8-2.

In addition, Amelia Pruitt, Christian Smith, Elijah Propst, Xander Parker and Eli McComas won practice matches.

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Photo by Tina Moose Senior pitcher Zane Brockman made KMHS baseball history with perfect game against Hunter Huss last week at Lancaster Field. Photo by Tina Moose Jacob Hamrick went 4-for-4 with two home runs, a double and seven RBIs in Kings Mountain’s shellacking of Hunter Huss Friday. Photo by Tina Moose Wyatt Davis hurled three innings of no-hit ball to get the win in a 24-0 rout of the Hunter Huss Huskies Friday in Gastonia. Photo by Tina Moose

SPORTS THIS WEEK

North Carolina Criminal Justice Fellowship Program taking applications

The North Carolina Criminal Justice Fellows Program provides forgivable educational loans to participants who agree to enter an eligible criminal justice profession in North Carolina. This Fellowship funds an Applied associate degree in criminal justice or other Committee approved field of study from any North Carolina Community College. The total value of the fellowship over two years is currently $6,304.00.

Recipients who receive the educational loan have five years to repay, though it would be forgiven if they enter and remain in an eligible criminal justice profession within an eligible North Carolina County for four years.

The number of fellowships awarded annually shall not exceed 100 and the total number of students in the program each year shall not exceed 200. Applications are processed in the order that they are received. Recipients are selected during each of the quarterly NC Criminal Justice Education & Training Standards Commission meetings, so apply before the end of April.

The application process opened on September 1, 2022, and closes on April 30, 2023.

Applicants must meet the following requirements to be eligible for the North Carolina Criminal Justice Fellows Program:

• Be a high school graduate or a high school senior who will graduate by the end of the current academic year.

• Have intent to pursue a 2-year degree in Crimi-

CCC Yetis softball team have winning weekends

The Cleveland Community College softball team won both ends of their home doubleheader versus Southeastern Community College. The Yetis won game one 3-0 and game two by a run rule score of 14-6 in the sixth inning.

Brooke Dover would pitch all seven in the game one win. Kaylen Cales was the winning pitcher in game two with Trinity Hatchel hitting a homer for the offense.

“Getting sweeps against conference opponents mean a lot over the course of a season,” said Head Coach Ronald Beaver. “It was cold, rainy and windy all day and the team came through to pick up two big wins.”

The CCC softball team faced another opponent on Saturday, keeping the winning streak going. The Yetis won both games of the home doubleheader versus Brunswick Com-

munity College, 11-3 and 7-6. The two wins capped a 4-0 weekend for the Yetis following their doubleheader sweep of Southeastern Community College on Friday.

In game one on Saturday, Brooke Dover pitched a complete game, striking out 10 in a game decided by the run rule in the sixth inning. Andrea Melton and Carmen Pruett had three hits each and Hayle Eubanks drove in three runs. In game two, Kaylen Cales would pitch 6.1 innings as the winning pitcher with Dover collecting the final two outs for the save. Melton, Pruett and Alexis Shope hit doubles and Mallory Haynes had two hits

and two RBI’s.

“We had great weather for softball on Saturday and we had a lot of fans on campus to watch the games,” said Coach Beaver. “The team played well and kept their focus to get four Region wins in two days.”

The softball team is back at home on Wednesday as Cleveland has switched home dates with Southwest Virginia due to the rain forecast. The Yetis will host a home doubleheader at Yeti Athletics Park beginning at 1 p.m.

In baseball news, CCC’s baseball team won their weekend series on the road versus Region 10 conference opponent Wake Tech.

The Yetis would sweep the doubleheader on Saturday 3-2 and 7-3, with the Eagles bouncing back for a 9-8 win on Sunday.

In game one, Jamisen Eichacker pitched six innings while striking out six for the win. Jeb Shuler and Boone Cartee would both pitch scoreless innings in relief. Ben Hemphill and Luke Banister would double with Banister and Tyler Casciato hitting triples. In game two, Kyle Murphy would pitch four innings and strike out three for the win. Aiden Schenck doubled, and Hemphill would triple for the offense. In game three, Dalton Chapman doubled and Alex Khan tripled and drove in three runs on the day. The Yetis play at home on Wednesday as they face USC Salkehatchie with a noon start. The team travels to Catawba Valley next weekend for their next Region 10 series.

nal Justice or related field at any of the 58 NC Community Colleges and to be employed in an eligible criminal justice profession in an eligible North Carolina county following completion of the program.

• Not have been convicted of any crimes listed in the Criminal Justice Fellowship Program Guide.

The Criminal Justice Fellows Program is open to high school seniors and graduates seeking an associate in applied science in Criminal Justice or other Committee approved related field of study. Applicants may reside in any county in North Carolina but should intend to enter an eligible criminal justice profession in an eligible North Carolina County.

Applicants interested in the Criminal Justice Fellows Program can visit www.ncdoj.gov/cjfellows or email cjfellows@ncdoj. gov to obtain an application packet. In addition to a completed application, applicants must also submit unofficial high school transcripts, SAT and/or ACT scores, two (2) references, a copy of their driver’s license or government issued ID, and AOC records checks from all counties they in which they have resided or may have been charged.

West Elementary PTO fundraiser raffle underway

West Elementary PTO is doing a fundraiser raffle and the money raised will go towards the purchase of new electronic signage for the school.

The raffle will have three cash winners and tickets are $5 each. All West Elementary students have raffle tickets available to sell right now. Deadline for ticket purchase is today, Wednesday, March 29th.

Winners will be pulled at the spring program on Thursday evening, March 30 on Facebook Live, and notified via phone call. You do not have to be present to win.

The first ticket pulled gets the $1000 cash bag, the second ticket pulled gets the $500 cash bag, and the third gets

the $250 cash bag. If any local businesses would like to help sponsor the sign, please reach out to WestSchoolPTO1@gmail. com. We are a non-profit and can provide a receipt for any donations. All students will have a little fun through the competition, as well. Those who sell at least 10 tickets will receive an ice cream treat. Students who sell 20 tickets or more will receive an ice cream treat plus a ticket to watch Mr. Cooke get his hair cut. The top 25 sellers get to cut off a piece of Mr. Cooke’s hair on Friday, March 31st, and Mrs. Robinson will shave the rest.

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baseball,
featuring 80’s music and 80’s prices at the concession stand. Tues., April 4 1 p.m. – High school
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p.m. High school softball, Kings Mountain at Stuart Cramer.
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golf, KMHS and all Big South teams at Cramer Mountain (South Point host). TBD – High school tennis, Forestview at Kings Mountain.
– High school women’s soccer, Kings Mountain at Crest.
p.m. – High school softball, Kings Mountain at Crest.
p.m. – High school baseball, Kings Mountain at Forestview.
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baseball, Kings Mountain at Shelby.
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KMIS honors students exemplifying honesty and integrity

Each academic team at Kings Mountain Intermediate School was tasked with selecting one student who exemplified the meaning of honesty and integrity. The following students were selected by their teachers for

demonstrating honesty and integrity. Students were rewarded with a certificate and treats from KMIS administration. KMIS appreciates these students’ hard work and outstanding character!

GC selects Santin for academic excellence award

Gaston College has selected Estrella Cardona Santin as its recipient of the 2023 Academic Excellence Award. The Gaston College Dean’s Council nominated Estrella due to her leadership skills serving as a peer mentor, her work with undergraduate research, and her overall passion for learning.

Each of the 58 schools in the North Carolina Community College System nominates a student for the award, which recognizes and encourages scholarship and honors students who have “set the highest possible goals and attained the pinnacle of academic success.”

Estrella will graduate in May 2023 with an associate in science degree. She didn’t enroll in Gaston College until a year after she graduated from high school because she did not feel confident that she could succeed in college. When she started attending the College, she began getting excellent grades and compliments from her instructors on the work she was doing. This made her realize that she had unlimited potential and gave her the confidence to allay her self-doubts and fears.

At Gaston College,

Estrella benefited from programs like TRiO, a federally funded program designed to help students meet their educational goals, and the SPARC Scholars Program, a scholarship initiative for students interested in STEM-related studies. “I began to enjoy learning new things in my classes and getting to know a lot of amazing people on campus,” she said. “Now I am almost ready to graduate, and I know this is a huge accomplishment.”

Attending Gaston College is just Estrella’s first step toward achieving her goal of becoming a dental hygienist. If she does decide to attend a four-year university, she will continue to study something in the field of science.

Estrella will be recognized at the Gaston College annual student awards event in spring 2023, and she will be highlighted on the NCCCS website as one of the 58 students who were selected by their community colleges to be honored with the Academic Achievement Award.

CRMC Heart Team performs hospitals

first minimally invasive heart valve repair

Led by Dr. John Schindler, Dr. Pratik Patel and Dr. James Greelish, a surgical team at CaroMont Regional Medical Center performed the hospital’s first transcatheter mitral valve repair on February 21, 2023. Using the MitraClip, the surgeons were able to repair a damaged mitral valve in a patient for whom traditional valve repair surgery was not an option.

Mitral regurgitation is the most common form of heart valve disease. In a healthy heart, blood flows in one direction through the four chambers. When the mitral valve does not close tightly, blood is allowed to flow in the wrong direction from the left ventricle, back into the left atrium. This condition is known as mitral regurgitation. Individuals with this condition experience uncomfortable symptoms such

Hunt School of Nursing establishes reputation for excellence

Gardner-Webb University is home to one of North Carolina’s most comprehensive nursing programs that includes associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. Students who desire to enter the field of nursing or those who want to further their careers are choosing the GWU Hunt School of Nursing. Enrollment in the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) has grown from 14 to 73 in recent years, and the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) has increased from 47 in 2019 to 96 in 2023.

“The Hunt School of Nursing is no ‘hidden gem’ or ‘best kept secret,’” stated GWU President Dr. William Downs. “To the contrary, our nursing programs have firmly established and sustained broad reputations for excellence. Students, practitioners, and patients across the state and around the region are aware of how GWU combines faculty expertise with the passion and care that can

with our values and history. It’s exciting to see the growth in popularity of our ABSN and DNP degree programs, and we look forward to their continued upward trajectories.”

While direct marketing campaigns have led to the increase, some students, like Scott Pokorney, enrolled in the Hunt School of Nursing after talking to alumni. While working as an EMT in Mecklenburg County, N.C., Pokorney asked the nurses he met

ing program in the region.

Gardner-Webb’s alumni were unanimous in their praise. “They had nothing but great things to say about the program, and highly recommended pursuing my nursing degree at GWU,” Pokorney affirmed. “They specifically mentioned how incredible the professors are.”

Hunt School of Nursing

Director Dr. Tracy Arnold noted that Gardner-Webb’s ABSN program plays a critical role in addressing the current nationwide, nursing shortage because it allows the nursing faculty to prepare entry-level practitioners to enter the workforce in 15 months. “Our Accelerated BSN students are highly qualified individuals, with bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees in other fields,” Arnold praised. “Our program attracts students from all over the east coast, with some students commuting up to two hours, one way, which speaks to the reputa-

curriculum. Our Hunt School of Nursing motto, ‘A Bulldog Nurse CARES,’ demonstrates the characteristics both our students and faculty demonstrate. As a bulldog nurse, we are Courageous, we are Advocates, we are Respectful, we are Empathetic, and we are Servant leaders.”

Pokorney entered the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program at Gardner-Webb and now understands the admiration alumni have for the faculty. “They are truly invested in preparing you to become the best new RN possible,” he praised. “They genuinely want you to succeed and nurture you to your full potential.”

The ABSN is one of several degree options at Gardner-Webb. To find out more or to register for one of the many nursing programs at Gardner-Webb visit gard-

as lightheadedness, shortness of breath and fatigue.

If left untreated, the degenerating valve can ultimately result in heart failure.

By using the advanced technology available in CaroMont Regional Medical Center’s Hybrid OR, Dr. Schindler and his team implanted the MitraClip device to repair a damaged mitral valve. Because the hybrid OR combines a traditional operating room and cardiac catheterization lab with advanced imaging systems, the procedure performed is minimally invasive, benefitting individuals who may not be good candidates for traditional mitral valve repair and replacement surgery. If you suffer from mitral regurgitation, ask your doctor if you may be a good candidate for the MitraClip procedure.

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FIFTH-GRADE STUDENTS HONORED – Pictured L-R: Charley Burgess - Dolphins, Madeline McPherson - Seals, Addison Miller - Penguins, Joshua Torres – Seagulls. Photos by Trey Robinson SIXTH-GRADE STUDENTS HONORED –Pictured L-R: Nevaeh Smith - Eagles, Josiah Hawkins - Panthers, Landon Webster - Hornets, Kinsley Bridges – Sharks. ESTRELLA SANTIN SCOTT POKORNEY CRMC Heart Team performs hospitals first minimally invasive heart valve repair. (photo provided)

NC REAL I.D. gets real in 2025

Beginning May 7, 2025, federal agencies will enforce the REAL ID Act, which requires a REAL ID, U.S. passport or another federally approved identification to board commercial flights and enter secure federal buildings.

The N.C. REAL ID is a REAL ID Act-compliant driver license that is just like a traditional license or ID but has a star at the top. Driver licenses and IDs without a gold star

are noted “Not for Federal Identification.”

N.C. REAL ID Is Completely Optional. You do not need a REAL ID driver license or identification card to do any of the following:

• Drive

• Vote

• Apply for or receive federal benefits (e.g., Veterans Affairs, Social Security Administration, etc.)

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OF CLEVELAND

• Enter a federal facility that does not require an ID (e.g., a post office)

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 2nd of March, 2023 as Administrator of the Estate of PATRICIA ANN LAWRENCE, 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, Calvin P. Brown, Administrator on or before the 8th of June, 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 8th day of March, 2023.

Calvin P. Brown, Administrator

Estate of Patricia Ann Lawrence

432 Monroe St Shelby, NC 28150

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STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 23rd of March, 2023 as Administratrix of the Estate of JERRY GENE JENKINS, 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, Angela Dorian Humphries, Administratrix on or before the 29th of June, 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 29th day of March, 2023.

Angela Dorian Humphries, Administratrix

Estate of Jerry Gene Jenkins

2014 Flint Hill Church Road Shelby, NC 28152

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STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

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Having qualified on 1st of March, 2023 as Administrator of the Estate of DAVID WAYNE OWENS, 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, Alvin Kenneth Owens, Administrator on or before the 8th of June, 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 8th day of March, 2023.

Alvin Kenneth Owens, Administrator

Estate of David Wayne Owens

1201 E Park Dr Gastonia, NC 28054

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Request for Prequalification

1st Tier Subcontractors

Project South – Wastewater Treatment Plant, Gravity Lines and Force Mains

Metcon, as Design Builder on behalf of the City of Kings Mountain and Town of Grover is requesting interested subcontractors to prequalify. Prequalification forms can be requested by contacting pre-qualification@metconus.com or by contacting Tina Harris at (910) 521-8013.

Project Description: The project includes a 4 MGD Waster Water Treatment plant along with gravity lines and force mains. The project also includes adding new pump stations along with improvements on existing pump stations. This project after completion will enhance the City’s capacity and will help in catering its needs for upcoming development.

Packages to Prequalify:

• Turnkey 4MGD Waste Water Treatment Plant

• Gravity Lines and Force Mains

• Turnkey Pump Stations

• Sitework

Forms may be submitted electronically via email, mail, fax, or hand-delivery to Metcon by April 26, 2023. Please make sure, if submitting handwritten form, that all information is clearly printed. Metcon will request illegible information be resubmitted and this will delay the prequalification process.

Email: pre-qualification@metconus.com. Mail: PO Box 1149, Pembroke, NC 28372

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• Access a hospital or receive life-saving services

• Participate in law enforcement proceedings or investigations (e.g., serve on a federal jury, testify in federal court, etc.)

A REAL ID, however, might be helpful for anyone who frequently:

• Boards a commercial airplane

• Visits nuclear sites

• Visits military bases

• Visits federal courthouses, federal prisons, or other federal facilities

An individual without a REAL ID or U.S. passport may still be able to board flights or make visits to the

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facilities mentioned above, but they may have to provide additional documentation with their traditional license or ID.

Getting an N.C. REAL ID

Even though the federal law is not effective until May 7, 2025, anyone can get a REAL ID now.

To do so, visit an N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles driver license office with the required acceptable documentation:

• One document (with full name) proving identity and date of birth

• One document (with full name and full Social Security Number) confirming Social Security number

Having qualified on 16th of February 2023 as Administrator of the Estate of Ella Denise Oliver (23 E 172), 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 John D. Oliver, Administrator, c/o A. Susan Biggers, Deaton & Biggers, P.L.L.C., 402 East Graham Street, Shelby, North Carolina 28150, on or before June 8, 2023, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate settlement with the undersigned. This the 8th day of March, 2023.

John D. Oliver

Administrator of the Estate of Ella Denise Oliver DEATON & BIGGERS, P.L.L.C. 402 East Graham Street Shelby, North Carolina 28150

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STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 28th day of February, 2023 as Executor of the Estate of GLORIA MAXINE SISK, 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, Christopher Charles Randall, Executor, on or before the 8th of June, 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 8th day of March, 2023

Christopher Charles Randall, Executor

Estate of: Gloria Maxine Sisk

1629 Zion Hill Road Marion, NC 28752

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STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 31st of January, 2023 as Administrator of the Estate of ADDIE FEASTER, 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, Kevin Feaster, Administrator on or before the 29th of June, 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 29th day of March, 2023.

Kevin Feaster, Administrator

Estate of Addie Feaster

2606 Nottingham LN - Apt. E Monroe, NC 28110

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STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 27th day of February, 2023 as Executrix and Executor of the Estate of JASPER WARREN GAMBLE; AKA, BILL GAMBLE, 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, Natalie Alyssa Gamble, Executrix and/or Justin Warren Gamble, Executor, on or before the 8th of June, 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 8th day of March, 2023

Natalie Alyssa Gamble, Executrix

Estate of: Jasper Warren Gamble; aka, Bill Gamble 3311 Crawley Rd Shelby, NC 28150

And/or Justin Warren Gamble, Executor

Estate of: Jasper Warren Gamble; aka, Bill Gamble 3311 Crawley Rd Shelby, NC 28150

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• Two documents (with current physical address) proving North Carolina residency

• For non-U.S. citizens, one document (with full name) proving legal presence/lawful status

• If applicable, one or more documents verifying any name change

Other Details to

Know

• Your first N.C. REAL ID cannot be obtained online. It can only be issued at a driver license office, where required documents will be scanned and permanently stored, as required under federal law, in your NCDMV record.

• Getting an N.C. REAL ID driver license or ID card costs the same as getting any other license or ID for the first time, and the process is similar.

• If you get an N.C. REAL ID outside of the renewal period, the cost is same as a duplicate license or ID card. You will have to take a new photo, but no tests are required.

• The cost is the same as a renewal, if the REAL ID is obtained within six months of expiration. You will have to take a vision test and take a new photo.

• Applying for a North Carolina driver license or ID card will cancel any licenses or ID cards from other states through the State-to-State Verification program.

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STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 21st day of March, 2023 as Executor of the Estate of ELIZABETH C. COFFEY; AKA, ELIZABETH COOPER COFFEY, 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, James Kenneth Gantt, Executor, on or before the 29th of June, 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 29th day of March, 2023

James Kenneth Gantt, Executor

Estate of: Elizabeth C. Coffey; aka, Elizabeth Cooper Coffey 3030 Longwood Drive Shelby, NC 28152

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STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA

COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE

SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK File No. 23 E 140

In the Matter of the Estate of:

JEWEL LEE CANIPE, Deceased.

Having qualified on the 7th day of February, 2023 as Administratrix of the Estate of Jewel Lee Canipe, 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 29th day of June 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 29th day of March, 2023.

Leesa Canipe Lusk, Adm. 1034 Bethlehem Church Road Grover, NC 28073

Nichole B. Greene

GREENE LAW OFFICES, PLLC 806 North Lafayette Street

Shelby, NC 28150

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STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA

COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE

SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK File No. 22 E 1063

In the Matter of the Estate of:

WILLIAM H. MASTERS, Deceased.

Having qualified on the 16th day of December, 2022 as Administratrix CTA of the Estate of William H. Masters, 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 CTA on or before the 29th day of June 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 29th day of March, 2023.

Nichole B. Greene GREENE LAW OFFICES, PLLC 806 North Lafayette Street Shelby, NC 28150

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Aiming Outdoorsmen Toward Christ

There’s a lot of fishing going on right now.

I’ve heard stories from those catching bass, crappie, walleye, stripe, and trout. It is the perfect time of the year for fishermen, no matter what species you’re after. Just like other seasons, this one will pass as quickly as it arrived. While you can catch most types of fish all year long, there are certain times that are just better. Now is one of those times. Soon the walleye will move back into the lake, the crappie will slow down, and the bass will find their lethargic summer pattern. Until then, the fishing will be fast and furious. For some non-fishermen, fast

and furious seem like oxymorons to fishing. An onlooker sees a boat anchored to a pile of brush and two fishermen sitting intently, yet motionless, waiting for something to happen on the other end of the rod they’re holding. This looks hardly like fast and furious. Another bystander sees more fishermen slowly trolling along with baited lines following along behind. The last way he would describe this scene would be fast and furious. Someone has said, fishing is a jerk at one end, waiting on a jerk at the other. They are partially right. Fishing is all about waiting, but for some reason, our world equates waiting with inactivity. And some of us are still paying the price for this flawed definition. The truth is, waiting is active. This activity, however, is not physical but mental. It is not passive but aggressive. And

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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:

VICKI A. THRIFT

aka VICKI ANN ARMSTRONG THRIFT, Deceased.

Having qualified on the 8th day of March, 2023 as Executrix of the Estate of Vicki A. Thrift aka Vicki Ann Armstrong Thrift, 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 Executrix on or before the 24th day of June 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 22nd day of March, 2023.

Mary A. Lynn, Ex.

3008 Harmon Homestead 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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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:

IDA DIANE KIRKPATRICK, Deceased.

Having qualified on the 28th day of February, 2023 as Administrator CTA of the Estate of Ida Diane Kirkpatrick, 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 Administrator on or before the 9th day of June 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 8th day of March, 2023.

C. Andrew Neisler, Jr, CLONINGER & NEISLER ATTYS

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

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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:

BARBARA F. BUMGARDNER aka BARBARA FORD BUMGARDNER, Deceased.

Having qualified on the 14th day of March, 2023 as Executrix of the Estate of Barbara F. Bumgardner aka Barbara Ford Bumgardner, 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 Executrix on or before the 24th day of June 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 22nd day of March, 2023.

Melanie F. Bumgardner O’Bryan, Ex. 9718 Spring Crest Court Charlotte, NC 28269

C. Andrew Neisler, Jr, CLONINGER & NEISLER ATTYS

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

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it is both defensive and offensive. A person who waits not only must be alert to their time to move but they must also fight the temptation to move too quickly. This happens all the time in fishing. If you try setting the hook too soon, you miss. If you wait too long, you miss as well. One must wait for the right time. In life the losses are greater than a missed fish. It can be a missed opportunity, or it can be one’s saving grace. Most of the time, we forge ahead when we should have waited, all because we thought waiting was inactivity. The Bible says, “Be still in the presence of the Lord, and wait patiently for him to act.” God knows all the circumstances surrounding our lives. He has never been in a hurry, and he will never fail to give us clear instructions if we will seek him. But he will do it in his time. Until then, actively wait, looking to him for further instructions. It may be that his intentions are not only to bless you but to keep you from getting in a mess that may take years for you to get out.

Wild Turkey Season Opens in North Carolina on

Wild turkey hunting season opens in North Carolina on April 1. The youth season is April 1 –7, and the statewide season is April 8 – May 6. Hunters are limited to two turkeys for the season, only one of which may be taken during the youth season. Chris Kreh, assistant chief of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Wildlife Management Division, said that in the 2022 wild turkey season hunters statewide recorded 20,576 birds harvested, including 1,777 birds that were taken during youth season. The total falls short of the past two years’

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Having qualified on the 7th of March, 2023 as Administrator of the Estate of Catherine Marie Oliver (23 E 241), 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 John D. Oliver, Administrator c/o A. Susan Biggers, Deaton & Biggers, P.L.L.C., 402 East Graham Street, Shelby, North Carolina 28150, on or before June 15, 2023, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate settlement with the undersigned.

This the 15th day of March, 2023.

John D. Oliver Administrator of the Estate of Catherine Marie Oliver

c/o A. Susan Biggers Deaton & Biggers, P.L.L.C. 402 East Graham Street Shelby, North Carolina 28150

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Having qualified on the 8th of March, 2023 as Administrator of the Estate of Linda Lee Hoyle Willis (23 E 242), 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 Bobby Ray Hoyle, Administrator c/o A. Susan Biggers, Deaton & Biggers, P.L.L.C., 402 East Graham Street, Shelby, North Carolina 28150, on or before June 15, 2023, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate settlement with the undersigned.

This the 15th day of March, 2023.

Bobby Ray Hoyle

Administrator of the Estate of Linda Lee Hoyle Willis

c/o A. Susan Biggers Deaton & Biggers, P.L.L.C.

402 East Graham Street Shelby, North Carolina 28150

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Having qualified on the 8th of March, 2023 as Administrator of the Estate of Karen Elizabeth Bosserman (23 E 211), 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 Howard Willard Davis, Jr., Administrator c/o A. Susan Biggers, Deaton & Biggers, P.L.L.C., 402 East Graham Street, Shelby, North Carolina 28150, on or before June 15, 2023, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate settlement with the undersigned.

This the 15th day of March, 2023.

Howard Willard Davis, Jr.

Administrator of the Estate of Karen Elizabeth Bosserman c/o A. Susan Biggers Deaton & Biggers, P.L.L.C. 402 East Graham Street Shelby, North Carolina 28150 KMH (3/15, 22, 29 & 4/05/2023)

record-breaking totals, however it remains strong compared to totals prior to 2020.

Kreh confirmed that North Carolina’s wild turkey population remains robust despite the increase in hunting pressure and harvest over the past few years.

“Our agency has safeguards in place to ensure that overharvest does not occur,” Kreh said. “Five weeks of hunting is conservative compared to most states, and hunters must comply with a two-bird limit and may only take male or bearded birds.”

Kreh added that the timing of the state’s harvest season is strategic.

“The season dates offer considerable opportunity for breeding before males are

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harvested. Hens are able to nest and raise poults as they always do.”

The youth season is open to anyone under the age of 18, and hunters aged 16 and 17 must have hunting licenses. Youth under 16 are exempt from license requirements provided they are accompanied by a licensed adult who is at least 18 years old. Youth who have licenses or a hunter education card may hunt without adult supervision. All hunters must report their turkey harvest on a Big Game Harvest Report Card.

For information about turkey hunting, including hunter safety and where to hunt, visit ncwildlife.org.

Submitted by Fairley Mahlum

NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 26th of January, 2023 as Administratrix of the Estate of THOMAS HENRY ABBOTT, 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, Rhonda Wease, Administratrix on or before the 8th of June, 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 8th day of March, 2023

Rhonda Wease, Administratrix

Estate of Thomas Henry Abbott 570 Crow Road Shelby, NC 28152

Counsel for Estate McINTYRE ELDER LAW

233 E. Graham Street Shelby, NC 28150 KMH (3/08, 15, 22 & 29/2023)

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STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 13th of January, 2023 as Executor of the Estate of CLAUDE BRYCE GAMBLE, 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, Brandon Cooke, Executor on or before the 29th of June, 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 29th day of March, 2023.

Brandon Cooke, Executor

Estate of Claude Bryce Gamble

117 Oak Grove Clover Hill Church Rd

Lawndale, NC 28090

Counsel for the Estate

McINTYRE ELDER LAW PO Box 165 Shelby, NC 28151

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STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY

OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 28th of February, 2023 as Executor of the Estate of DONALD JAMES DOUGHERTY, 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 22nd day of June, 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 22nd day of March, 2023.

Gregory S. McIntyre, Executor McINTYRE ELDER LAW 112 S. Tryon Street Suite 700 Charlotte, NC 28284

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BUSINESS SERVICES

JAMES BALLARD PAINTING SERVICE. Paint Kitchen Cabinets, Stain Decks, Outside Painting. Pre-estimated price. References available. 828-4297511, 828-429-3743. Ask for James.

MARK’S LAWN SERVICE. Reasonable Rates. We go the extra mile for our customers. Call 704-884-1605 or 601-2126941. CUSTOM GARDEN BEDS, CUSTOM DECKS, CUSTOM PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT AND MORE. Call today for a FREE Consultation, 503-9900826.

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

EMPLOYMENT

FMB ALL SEASON LAWN SERVICE Services: mowing, mobile detailing, fleet, cleaning, excavating. Owner Eric (704) 692-7521

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

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.

AUCTIONS

PATTERSON SPRINGS STORAGE AUCTION PUBLIC SALE. 12PM, March 31st, 2023 at Patterson Springs Storage, 1826 Creek Ridge Rd., Shelby, NC. Contents of Units: #71

Byers, #7 Owens, #43 Bridgeman, for Non-Payment of Storage Rent. (704) 473-7358

FOR SALE

ITEMS FOR SALE. Double baby stroller, Bounties, Booster feeding chair, Baby clothes-(all sizes, Boy’s and Girl’s), End tables, Couch table, chest of drawers with mirror, king size bed, corner cabinet, lots of misc. 828-447-8913.

CEMETERY SPACES

FOR SALE

FARM

nicknacks

date: April 8. 538 South Church St., 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., Ellenboro. Find us on FB. 828-3820075.

FOR SALE

SHIPPING CRATE $35.00. I have wood shipping crates for sale with lids. I can send pictures of them. (704) 300-1818 kim_hopper@bellsouth.net

$2600.00 for 4 spaces at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Hickory. (704) 772-5096

BURGUNDY LEATHER COUCH, CHAIR, OTTOMAN. Also new weedeater. 704-6926729.

USED CAMPER TOPS: BUY/ SALE/TRADE. Various sizes and styles. 828-980-0788 or 828-286-8674.

TRAILERS, LAWNMOWER TRAILERS, Flatbed Trailers, Enclosed Trailers, Horse and Cattle Trailers, Saddlery. Check

NC. 704-434-6389, (704) 473-0867

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.

WANT TO BUY

WANTED EARLY MODEL CHEVY OR DODGE VAN. Good condition. Will trade a new 5x8 enclosed trailer. 704735-8998, cell 704-530-7576.

pay and home every week. Daily per diem in addition to pay. Must drive in teams. Contact us today! Visit us online: www.burnsedtrucking.com (772) 467-2620 burnsedvp@gmail.com

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

RETAIL SPACE FOR RENT. Main Street Belmont, NC. Call for info. (704) 830-7837

BUSINESS SERVICES

YEAR LONG LAWN CARE Grass cutting, Trimming and Blowing. 980-522-3335.

REASONABLE RATES LAWN

SERVICE. Mowing, trimming, edging. (704) 472-4737

LOOKING FOR PRIVATE

DUTY sitting/ caring for someone. Light duty. Mon.-Fri. Rutherford County. Call 828429-6896

YARD SALES CLEVELAND COUNTY

GARAGE SALE, SATURDAY, APRIL 1ST. From 7am-1pm. Sponsored by the BOILING SPRINGS AREA ROTARY CLUB. Lots of diverse items donated by our members! Proceeds to fund local and international Rotary projects. Location: 1529 Patrick Avenue, (across from Boiling Springs Elementary School.) Shelby, NC 28152

HUGE WAREHOUSE CLEANOUT SALE. Sat., March 25th, thru Sat., April 1st, 10am-5pm. 1 WEEK ONLY! Everything must go (furniture, nick nicks, housewares and etc.) To prepare for coming soon (POLK’N AROUND ANTQIUE MALL.) Open May 1st. Come pick out your booth while you are here. Great opportunity and great rates for your booth rentals. 4133 Polkville Road, Shelby, NC 28150

WE’VE GOT THE KNIVES &COINS! Jake’s Knives & Coins located at 1008 S. Lafayette St., Shelby. Call 704600-6996 (980) 295-5568

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

SET OT TWIN BEDS. Great condition $150. Size 9 New Balance tennis shoes $30. (704) 739-5855

COLLECTIBLE DOLLS FOR SALE! Nothing priced over $25.00. Contact 704-434-7833

WINSTON CIGARETTES

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

LARGE COUCH & LOVE SEAT. Burgundy print, great condition, $380 for both. Mid size Kenmore refrigerator with ice maker, works great $80. In Cherryville. 704-830-6991. USED GOLF CARTS FOR SALE and chargers. $2,000 to $3,500. Call for more details. 704-301-7872.

HORSE

QUALITY HAY FOR SALE. Call (704) 487-6855

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

TRAILER-BUY-SELL-TRADE!

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WHITE COKE TABLE. Round, fair condition, 2 red metal folding Coke chairs, excellent condition and 2 Coke round pillows. $200 OBO. 704-769-4091 5 SETS SCAFFOLDING BUCKS and braces. $600 for all. Loveseat and couch, good condition $125. New grey leather recliner $500. Wicker glass top round table, 4 wicker chairs, good cond., $75. 828286-4426. ITEMS FOR SALE. $50 Singer Sewing Machine. $50 Sewing Machine Cabinet. $25 Small Cedar Wardrobe (704) 7395072 wwwhetstine@aol.com 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

STEEL BUILDINGS (OPEN OR FULLY

LOOKING FOR 20” GIRLS BICYCLE. Must be in good condition. 704-692-0121.

WANT TO BUY PONTOON BOAT 24 ft. to 30 ft., prefer to buy without motor or trailer. 704-300-8201.

WANT TO BUY 2 USED

TIRES. 30X9.5R15LT. (704)

538-3809

WANT TO BUY. ATV’s, PopUp Campers and Small Travel Trailers. Call 828-429-3935. CASH FOR YOUR CAR. Running or not, title or no title. Call Charles Dellinger at Red Road Towing. 704-692-6767, (704) 487-0228

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

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

WANT TO BUY CARS, TRUCKS. Trailers, Tractors, Farm Equipment. Must have ID and proof of ownership. Callahan’s Towing. (704) 692-1006

FARM & GARDEN

TRACTOR SCOOP (30-INCH REAR 3PT HITCH) GRAVEL, ROCK, and DIRT with dump. Can be used forward or reverse. Like new. $300.00 OBO (704) 718-9122

2020 MASSEY FERGUSON 1526 TRACTOR. 180 hours. Asking $20,000. Text 828-3518174. FOR SALE: 4X5 HAY BALES. Never rained on. $45 to $50. 828-305-2679.

BIELEFELDER, LAVENDER OPRINGTON, WHITING CHICKS Bielefelder auto-sexing chicks $10 female, $4 male. Hatching eggs $35 dozen. Lavender Orpington chicks - $6 each, straight run. Hatching eggs $25 dozen. Whiting True Blue chicks- $10 each, straight run. Hatching eggs $35 dozen (828) 850-7412 barefoot.n.it. happy@gmail.com

UTD. Call, text, FaceTime avail. $300 ea. 704-600-5388 7 PIT BULL PUPPIES. 8 weeks old, shots & wormed, 4 females, 3 males. $300 each. Call Ray, (704) 734-7243 FAINTING GOATS. 1 and 2 years old does. Some full blooded. Some dwarf/fainters cross. 828-248-8060.

AFFORDABLE LANDSCAPING. CALL TODAY AND SCHEDULE A FREE ESTIMATE! GRASS CUTTING, WEED EATING, MULCHING. (704) 4662333

D&D LANDSCAPING. We cut yards, Trim bushes, haul off trash ETC. Give us a call. Very reasonably priced! Serving Cherryville, Vale, Lincolnton area 704-530-1237 or 704-9744056. (704) 974-4056 daniel. edens2@gmail.com

WILL CLEAN HOUSES AND BUSINESSES. Reasonable rates. Call or text me at 704419-9016 or email me at sgacsa@aol.com 0

MULTIPLE YARD SALES, KINGS MOUNTAIN, SAT., APRIL 8TH, 2023 FROM 7:00 AM - ? TROTTER LANE, KINGS MOUNTAIN, NC 28086

MULTI-FAMILY YARD SALE. Saturday, April 1 from 7AM-12PM. 429 Old Boiling Springs Road, Shelby, NC 28152.

INDOOR/OUTDOOR ESTATE SALE. SAT., APRIL 1ST, 9am-12pm. Antiques: Jukebox, Dining Suite (table, 4 chairs, China Cabinet, Buffet), 2 Bedroom Suites, Curio Cabinets. Entertainment center,

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LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 6th of March, 2023 as Executrix of the Estate of JERRY L. MODE, JR., 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, Melinda Mode Cooke, Executrix on or before the 15th of June, 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 15th day of March, 2023.

Melinda Mode Cooke, Executrix

Estate of Jerry L. Mode, Jr.

2328 Mountain View Rd Hickory, NC 28602

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LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 6th day of March, 2023 as Co-Executor and of Co-Executrix the Estate of DOUGLAS M. SHYTLES, 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, Mark D. Shytles, Co-Executor, and/or Rhonda S. Cloninger, Co-Executrix, on or before the 15th of June, 2023 or this notice will be pleaded in Executrix bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This the 15th day of March, 2023

Mark D. Shytles, Co-Executor

Estate of: Douglas M. Shytles

141 Candlewood Dr Kings Mountain , NC 28086

And/or

Rhonda S, Cloninger, Co-Executrix

Estate of: Douglas M. Shytles

124 Centerpointe Rd Belton, SC 29627

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LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 27th day of January, 2023 as Executor of the Estate of LORETTA DIANNE BYERS LEWIS; AKA, LORETTA D. LEWIS; AKA, LORETTA BYERS LEWIS, 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, Richard W. Lewis, Executor, on or before the 15th of June, 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 15th day of March, 2023

Richard W. Lewis, Executor

Estate of: Loretta Dianne Byers Lewis; aka, Loretta D. Lewis: aka, Loretta Byers Lewis 174 Parker Herndon Rd. Pittsboro, NC 27312

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LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION 22 E 794

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: JAMES EARL BUMGARDNER

Having qualified on the 13th day of September, 2022, as Executor of the Estate of JAMES EARL BUMGARDNER, deceasead, 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 on or before June 4, 2023, or this notice will be pleased in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the Estate should make immediate payment.

This the 28th day of February, 2023.

Christopher Ryan Bumgardner, Executor

Of the Estate of James Earl Bumgardner

309 Ebenezer Road Kings Mountain, NC 28086

Attorney for the Estate:

Robert H. Lutz

Lutz Law Firm, PLLC

310-8 East 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 13th of February, 2023 as Executrix of the Estate of ESSIE MAE McSWAIN; AKA, ESSIE M. McSWAIN, 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, Shirley McSwain, Executrix on or before the 29th of June, 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 29th day of March, 2023.

Shirley McSwain, Executrix Estate of Essie Mae McSwain; aka, Essie M. McSwain. 106 Gentry Drive Shelby, NC 28152

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LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 28th of February, 2023 as Executrix of the Estate of MELISSA HOOD BURROUGHS AKA, MELISSA HOOD DEVANE, 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, Shannon Burroughs Blackley, Executrix on or before the 15th of June, 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 15th day of March, 2023.

Shannon Burroughs Blackley, Executrix

Estate of Melissa Hood Burroughs; aka, Melissa Hood Devane 812 Hawthorne Rd Shelby, NC 28150

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PETS & LIVESTOCK

CARS & TRUCKS

2009 TOYOTA TACOMA

PETS & LIVESTOCK

AKC/ICCF REGISTERED

CANE CORSA PUPS. Born 1/24/23. Shots & worming current. Great temperament & good with children. (980) 9392143

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

2 MALE TOY POODLES. 1 black, 1 chocolate. CKC registered. $1000 each. (828) 2898844

CAMPERS

380,000 miles. $6500.00, All hwy miles, new tires and battery. All maintenance documented. In bed toolbox included. Excellent condition. (704) 634-0553 bkingery@carolina. rr.com

SCENIC RIDGE COUNTRY CAMPGROUND. Cherryville, NC. Cabins. RV Spots, Daily Weekly, Monthly, Seasonal Sites. (704) 435-0938

MOTORCYCLES & ATVS

BMS STALLION 600 2 seater w/dump bed. Front and rear wench, AM/FM radio with CD player, 2/4 wheel drive. Street legal with tag and insurance. $6000 call 828-674-7362 (828) 674-7362

VACATIONS

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20 + ACRES WITH TRAILER. Bostic. Also 13’’ 4 lug tires with lug nuts. 16’’ and 17’’ tires available. 828-412-2237.

FOR RENT

CLEVELAND COUNTY

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

FOR RENT CLEVELAND COUNTY

AKC STANDARD POODLE

PUPPIES READY. $700

AKC STANDARD POO-

DLE PUPPIES READY TO GO. BLACK AND ONE

APRICOT. (704) 689-3213

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CHICKENS. 4 Beautiful Game Roosters, $10 each or 4 for $30. Hens $15 each, also Bantams, and 5 free roosters. (704) 4731311

MINIATURE PINSCHER PUP-

PIES: 10 weeks old, ready to go, male and female, $500 each. Miniature Pinscher breeding pairs, ready to breed, $500 per pair. 828-351-8227.

CKC TOY POODLES. 2 ckc toy poodles. Red male will weigh

4-5 lbs. Black female will weigh

6-7 lbs. Ready 3/26/23 (704) 426-7920 buttercupcreme@yahoo.com

DYSARTS WOLF KENNEL. Celebrating 50 years of breeding wolf-hybrid puppies. 2 liters available, 20 pups to select from.

Puppies available from parents on-site. 75% Wolf, 25% Shepherd. $400 each. www.dysartswolfkennel.com. Facebook at Dysart Wolf & Shepherd Kennel. 828-429-0053, 828-748-9238.

AKC/CKC REGISTERED

BOXER PUPPIES. Total price $800. READY TO GO! 1st shots and 2nd deworming. 12wks old.

2/M 4/F Location: Shelby,NC (704) 477-3900

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

2005 CHEVROLET SUBURBAN Reconditioned. 2005 Chevy Suburban LT 4-wheel drive, Pewter color, AM/FM CD, Automatic Transmission, Power windows, DVD entertainment system with remote control, good tires and brakes. Replaced the transmission, Fuel pump and Fuel gauge sending unit, new water pump. Comes with Yakima Roof basket. Clean SUV. Full Car fax available, $5750. (704) 770-8600 kenny@ebirdcom.com

2006 SATURN VUE Single owner since 2007. Regular oil changes, new tires 2021, battery 2022, New wipers, brake pads, alternator and suspension struts. 2019 - 22. Mpg 23 - 29. Great condition. Call 704477-0226 after 2 pm. Asking $3200. (704) 477-0226 peacepots@gmail.com

CAMPERS

2017 RUSTIC TRAIL TEARDROP CAMPER. $10,500 OBO Grizzly Bear Model. Excellent condition! AC/heat, queen bed, converts into sofa w/table. metal tool box. (828) 772-1242

BEACH RENTAL: Beautiful Oak Island, NC. 3BR, 2BA house. Near beaches, restaurants. Close to Wilmington, Myrtle Beach. 828-744-9191.

OCEAN LAKES, BIG DISCOUNTS. On Spring & Fall Weeks. 7 houses, 3 ocean front, some with golf carts. Call Tammy Patterson, 704-4184756.

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, 803-718-2659.

REAL ESTATE

CLEVELAND COUNTY

CLEVELAND COUNTY. 1144

E. Stagecoach Trail, Lawndale, NC. 1.97 Acres with 3,000 sq ft building. Zoned Rural Agriculture. Can be used as Auto Dealer, RV Dealer, Auto Parts, Lawn and Garden Retail, Grocery, Convenience/ Gas, Used Merchandise, Miscellaneous, Retail, Restaurant. (828) 453-0828

2&3 BEDROOM TOWN HOMES. 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 704-487-1114. Equal Housing

Opportunity.

EXCELLENT LOCATIONSHELBY. 1 bedroom apartment with kitchen, dining, living room & bath. Private entrance. Washer/dryer hookups. No smoking or pets. Not HAP eligible. Heat & water included in $695 mo. (704) 487-5480

ONE PERSON ONLY. Small mobile home rental. $500 mo, $400 deposit. No W/D hookup. No Pets. Oak Grove area. Call for appointment between 9am-6pm. Background check required. $30 non-refundable Application Fee. (704) 7345820 512 BOOKER STREET, SHELBY. 2 bedroom, 1 bath house. Screened front porch, fenced backyard. No pets, criminal background check, proof of income. $575 month, $300 deposit. Contact Tommy Wilson with Clay & Associates Real Estate. (704) 418-1251

2 BEDROOM 1 BATH HOUSE. Central heat & air, storage, fenced in, double doors front & back, double windows, ceiling fans. $750 mo, $750 deposit. (704) 418-6116

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 NICE 2 BEDROOM, 2 BATH HOME. Large yard, carport + car awning, large handicap deck, great neighborhood, no pets. $1400 per month. (704) 473-5240 MOBILE HOMES & APARTMENTS.

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LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE TO CREDITORS CLEVELAND COUNTY

Having qualified as Co-Executors of the Estate of Connie B. Ledford, late of Cleveland County, North Carolina, the undersigned do hereby notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the estate of said decedent to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 26th day of June, 2023, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to the said estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This the 22nd day of March, 2023.

C. Scott Ledford, Karen Ledford Roberts and Barry T. Ledford, Co-Executors of the Estate of Connie B. Ledford c/o McGill and Hassan, P.A. 8816 Red Oak Boulevard, Suite 220 Charlotte, North Carolina 28217

Patrick D. Craig, J.D. McGill and Hassan, P.A. Attorneys for Estate 8816 Red Oak Boulevard, Suite 220 Charlotte, North Carolina 28217

KMH (3/22, 29, 4/05 & 12/2023)

LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 9th day of March, 2023 as Executor of the Estate of VERA M. MOSS, 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, Mark E. Moss, Executor, on or before the 15th of June, 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 15th day of March, 2023

Mark E. Moss, Executor Estate of: Vera M. Moss 5492 Valley Run St. Hickory NC 28601 KMH (3/15, 22, 29 & 4/05/2023)

How to Appeal Medicare Surcharges When Your Income Changes

Dear Savvy Senior,

Is there anything I can do to reduce my high Medicare premium surcharges? Because of my past income, I pay $329.70 per month for my Part B premium and $64.50/month for Part D, but my income has dropped since I retired. Do I have any options?

Overcharged Andy

Dear Andy,

If you’re getting hit with a higher premium for Medicare Part B and Part D and you think it’s unjustified, you can ask Social Security to revisit its decision and perhaps reduce your cost. Here’s what you should know.

Medicare Surcharges

Many retirees don’t realize that monthly premiums for Medicare Part B (coverage for doctor’s services and outpatient care) and Part D (prescription drug coverage) are based on your modified adjusted gross income from two years earlier. So, to determine your 2023 Medicare premium, Social Security uses your 2021 tax return. In those two years, however, your life can change in ways your 2021 tax return and

current Medicare premium don’t reflect. Sometimes, those changes are enough to convince Social Security that your Medicare premium should be reduced.

Part B’s standard monthly premium in 2023 is $164.90 for individuals earning $97,000 or less; it’s $194,000 or less for joint filers. Anyone whose income exceeds those thresholds pays a higher premium, also known as an Income-Related Monthly Adjustment Amount (IRMAA), or surcharge.

The higher monthly premiums rise steadily from $230.80 to $560.50 through five income tiers. The same tiers apply to IRMAAs for Medicare Part D, with enrollees paying an extra $12.20 to $76.40 per month depending on their income.

About 7 percent, or 4.4 million higher-income Medicare beneficiaries pay a surcharge on their monthly Part B and/or Part D premiums.

Reasons for Appealing

In certain situations, Social Security will recalculate your premiums – known as a

redetermination – for Part B and Part D, particularly if the agency based the cost on a tax return that was later amended.

Otherwise, there are seven life-changing events that qualify for a redetermination if they hurt your income: marriage, death of a spouse, divorce or annulment, reduced work hours or retirement, involuntary loss of income-producing property, the loss or reduction of some types of pension income, and an employer settlement payment because the company went bankrupt or reorganized.

How to File a Claim

To ask Social Security for a redetermination, you’ll need to complete Form SSA44 (SSA.gov/forms/ssa-44-ext.pdf) and include supporting documents, such as the death certificate for a spouse or a letter from a former employer stating that you’re now retired. If you filed your federal income tax return for the year that your income was reduced, you will also need to provide a signed copy.

A decision usually takes a few weeks, but if you had one of the events that Social Se-

curity considers life-changing, you should win the appeal. In that case, Social Security will reimburse you for the additional premiums by adding it to your benefit one month. If you are on Medicare but haven’t started collecting Social Security, you should see a credit on a future invoice.

If your request for a redetermination is denied, there are three additional levels of appeals you could try: to the Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals, to the Medicare Appeals Council and finally to the federal district court where you live.

For more information on the premium rules for high-income beneficiaries see SSA.gov/benefits/medicare/medicare-premiums.html.

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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