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Tell Me Lies, The Fleetwood Mac Experience, at Patriots Park Saturday The City of Kings Mountain welcomes Tell Me Lies, The Fleetwood Mac Experience LIVE at Patriots Park, Saturday, July 16, 2022. Formed in 2021, Tell Me Lies covers the iconic music of Fleetwood Mac while paying tribute to legendary band members, Mick Fleetwood, Lindsey Buckingham, Stevie Nicks, Christine McVie and John

McVie. Heralded as the most authentic Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band, Tell Me Lies will cover all the band’s hits spanning six decades, as well as Stevie Nicks’ solo hits. CBMA Award winners The Tonez will open the show at 6:00 p.m. followed by Tell Me Lies at 8:00 pm. Look for DJ Eric Bowman to kick off the whole evening at 5:00 p.m.

Great food, inflatables for the kids and much more. Best of all, the concert and cruise-in are FREE. Patriots Park is located at 220 South Railroad Avenue, Kings Mountain. For more information on the concert or cruise-in, contact the City of Kings Mountain at 704-730-2101 or access their website at www.kingsmountainevents.com.

TELL ME LIES, THE FLEETWOOD MAC EXPERIENCE (Photos provided)

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Legendary NASCAR stars to appear at KM’s LIVE at Patriots Park Cruise-In Cruise-In scheduled for July 16th, 2022 Get your motor running! Some very cool rides are coming to Downtown Kings Mountain and with them several legendary NASCAR stars as the City of Kings Mountain hosts the third Cruise-In of the year Saturday, July 16, 2022. On July 16, local car enthusiasts will fill the streets in the Downtown with their favorite street or stock cars, trucks and motorcycles too. NASCAR legends Don-

DONNIE ALLISON nie Allison, Jimmy Means, Tiger Tom Pistone and many more will be on hand for au-

JIMMY MEANS tographs at the Patriots Park gazebo. Former Performance See NASCAR, Page 5A

TIGER TOM PISTONE

KMPD's Communications Dept. a lifeline to local citizens By Loretta Cozart Kings Mountain Police Department's Communications Department operates and manages the local 911 Public Safety Access Point, or PSAP. These facilities are the first point of reception of a 911 call by a public safety agency. A pri-

mary PSAP must be capable of receiving and processing enhanced 911 calls from all voice communications service providers. KMPD’s 911 PSAP responds quickly for calls answered and response times. Ninety-eight percent of the time, 911 calls get answered in 10 seconds or less. The average time it takes a telecommunicator to respond, from pick up to dispatch, is one minute and 16 seconds or less. Once received, telecommunicators

determine the caller’s need and handle it themselves or transfer the call to the correct agency. Kings Mountain recently completed a remodel of the city's 911 PSAP under Chief Lisa Proctor. PSAP Manager Andy Underwood took the task of updating the city's communications center. After his death, the city named the facility in his honor. Lynn Slycord currently serves as KMPD’s PSAP Manager. See LIFELINE, Page 8A

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■ OBITUARIES

Linda O’Shields KINGS MOUNTAIN, NC – Linda Darnell Stewart O’Shields, 80, of Kings Mountain passed away Thursday, July 7, 2022 at Testa Family Hospice, Kings Mountain, NC. A Kings Mountain native, she was the daughter of the late George and Letha Stewart. She was also preceded in death by brothers, Herman Stewart and Ralph Stewart and stepson Lance O’Shields. She is survived by her husband of 40 years, David O’Shields; son Jeffrey Grigg of Charlotte; daughter, Lynn Poston and husband Tim Poston of Kings Mountain; step daughter Dianne Bolden of Clinton, SC; sister Elizabeth Stewart of Kings Mountain; brother Gary Stewart and wife Mary Jo of Kings Mountain; granddaughters Savannah Poston and Nicole Poston of Kings Mountain; step granddaughter Stacy Arnold of Clinton, SC; and numerous nieces and nephews. She is a 1960 graduate of Grover High School where she was salutatorian. She was employed in the textile industry until her retirement. She was a lifetime member of Dixon Presbyterian Church where she served as treasurer and a member of the Session. She was a cancer survivor and participated until recently in the Relay for Life Walk. She enjoyed making crafts as well as Hallmark movies and reading. She was an avid traveler enjoying the mountains and other trips as well as cruises. The family received friends Sunday from 6-8 p.m. at Harris Funeral Home. The funeral was conducted the Rev. Randy Patterson Monday, July 11 at Dixon Presbyterian Church. Burial followed at Mountain Rest Cemetery. Memorials can be made to Dixon Presbyterian Church, 602 Dixon School Road, Kings Mountain, NC and Relay for Life, Shelby. Guest register is available at: www.harrisfunerals.com. Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kings Mountain, NC is in charge of arrangements.

Johnny R. Cobb KINGS MOUNTAIN, NC – Johnny R. Cobb, 61, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away on July 8, 2022 at Testa Family Hospice House in Kings Mountain, NC. Born in Cleveland, NC, he was son of the late Foley P. Cobb and Jean Morrison Cobb. Johnny was formerly employed in the textile industry, grocery retail and landscaping. He worked at Clevemont Mills, Food Lion and Ingles. He was an avid sports fan, especially cheering on the LA Rams. He was a good hearted man who enjoyed yard work and spending time with his family and pets. He is survived by his friend and caregiver: Kathy W. Goforth, Kings Mtn.; daughter: Melissa Cobb, Myrtle Beach, SC; brothers: Mickey Moss and wife Linda, Kings Mtn.; Pete Cobb and wife Denise, Kings Mtn.; nieces: Chastity and Katie; nephew: Jeremy and his precious fur baby: Bella. Celebration of Life Service: Graveside, Mountain Rest Cemetery was held on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. Visitation immediately followed the service in the cemetery. Interment was held in Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain, NC. Memorials may be made to: PB&J Animal Rescue, P.O. Box 579 Kings Mountain, NC. Guest register is available at: www.harrisfunerals.com. Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kings Mountain, NC is in charge of arrangements.

US Supreme Court to hear NC redistricting case On Thursday, June 30, the United States Supreme Court agreed to review Moore v. Harper, a case seeking to confirm the constitutional authority of state legislatures to set the time, place and manner of elections. North Carolina House Speaker Moore said, "This case is not only critical to election integrity in North Carolina but has implications for the security of elections nationwide." He continued, "On the heels of another victory at the U.S. Supreme Court, I am confident that this court recognizes what our State Supreme Court failed to recognize— that the United States Constitution explicitly gives the General Assembly authority to draw districts and that authority must be recognized." A press release issued by Southern Coalition for Social Justice states, “North Carolina lawmakers appealed to the nation’s highest court after the N.C. Supreme Court’s historic ruling held partisan

gerrymandering illegal under North Carolina’s Constitution and demanded new maps. The decision prompted leaders in the General Assembly to pursue this fringe legal theory, seeking to give legislatures unchecked power to set elections and voting-related policies. Bob Phillips, executive director of plaintiff Common Cause NC called the legislature’s scheme ‘a radical power grab’ by the state’s current legislative leadership to subvert the will of the people for the next decade.” “’In a radical power grab, self-serving politicians want to defy our state’s highest court and impose illegal voting districts upon the people of North Carolina,’ said Phillips. ‘We will continue to stand up for the people of our state and nation as this case goes to the U.S. Supreme Court. We must stop this dangerous attack on our freedom to vote.’” The US Supreme Court’s next session begins October 3, but no dates have been set to hear the case.

Can you identify this suspect? The Cleveland County Sheriff's Office is looking to identify this male. The individual was stealing a bicycle from the N. Post Rd. area. If you recognize the male, please contact Det. Watterson at 704-476-3076 or submit a tip on the app.

Publisher’s Clearing House scam alert resurfaces Reel to Reel International Film Festival scheduled for late July The Cleveland County Arts Council announces that on July 27th, the 23rd Annual “Real to Reel International Film Festival” will once again open its doors to embrace filmmakers and film lovers alike. This year’s event is July 27 – 30, at Joy Performance Center at 202 S. Railroad Avenue in Kings Mountain. Their goal is to showcase thought-provoking films and offer a venue where movie lovers who appreciate independent vision can celebrate this unique art form. The mission of the Real to Reel International Film Festival is to offer a forum for independent filmmakers from around the world to showcase their talents and expose the works of these artists to our region. For more information, or to buy tickets, visit https:// www.ccartscouncil.org/realtoreel/

Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office received information from a citizen that the "Publisher's Clearing House" scam has resurfaced. Someone is calling citizens and telling them they won a large sum of money and must pay the

taxes on the money before they receive the check. This is a scam and is in no way associated with the Publisher's Clearing House. The scammers are using local phone numbers and addresses to convince victims that they have legiti-

■ POLICE ARRESTS JUNE 30: Ashley Nichole Johnson, 33, 305 York Road, larceny, transported to Gastonia law enforcement. $1,000 secured bond. JULY 1: Ashley Nichole Johnson, 33, 305 York Road,

assault with a deadly weapon, no bond, transported to Gastonia law enforcement, $1,000 secured bond. JULY 5: John Edward Grier, 68, 424 Margrace Road, misdemeanor larceny, first degree trespass, $1,000 secured

bond. JULY 5: Alex Genair Canady, 53, 114 Parkdale Circle, misdemeanor larceny, first degree trespass, $1,000 secured bond.

WE’RE READY.

August 11-16

2022

CCSO releases June stats

ARE YOU?

By Loretta Cozart Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office released their June statistics. During the month, there were 8,834 calls for service, 182 arrests, 1,244 papers served including 356 criminal, 571 civil, and 317 subpoenas. One hundred fifty-three incident reports were handled: 126 were criminal and 27 were non-criminal. Three hundred thirty-two gun permits were issued, along with 125 concealed carry permits. Narcotics seized were 189,068.5 DU pills, Cocaine 4.0 g, Marijuana 563.4 g, Meth 10,317.5 g, and Heroin 6.4 g. The monthly average of inmates handled by the sheriff’s office were 255 males and 50 females.

mate winnings. If someone calls you on the phone and gives you a story that is too good to be true, it is likely a scam. It is uncommon for legitimate companies to solicit money over the phone.

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KM’s Special Events Department announces road closures The City of Kings Mountain Special Events Department will host the 2022 LIVE Music at Patriots Park Concert Series and Cruise-In, Saturday, July 16. Several roads in the downtown area will be impacted during the events. Railroad Avenue, West Gold Street surrounding Patriots Park and a

portion of West Mountain and South Cansler Streets will be closed beginning 2:00 p.m., Saturday, July 16 and remain closed or barricaded until 11:00 pm. Further information regarding road closures is listed below. • Partial Barricade placement will begin at 8:00 a.m.

– some roads will still be accessible during this time, but vehicles must be moved by 2:00 p.m. • Additional barricade placement will begin at 2:00 p.m. • Roads closed at 2:00 pm and remain closed until 11:00 pm (ALL unauthorized vehicles

will be towed after 2:00 p.m.) • Arrival time for Cruise-In participants will begin at 4:00 pm with the Cruise-In beginning at 5:00 pm-Concert will begin at 6:00 p.m. • Participants in the Cruise-In and concert goers, must use thoroughfare King Street to Cansler Street for ac-

cess to Railroad, Mountain, and Gold Streets. Motorists are urged to use extreme caution when traveling through downtown Kings Mountain due to the increase in motor vehicles and pedestrians walking. Please plan to travel different roads if you are impacted by this change.

For more information on the Concert Series or Cruise-In, contact the City of Kings Mountain’s Special Events Department at 704-730-2101, or visit their website at www. KingsMountainEvents.Com. You may also visit their Facebook page at @cityofkmspecialevents.

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OPINION

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

TODAY’S QUOTE:

Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light. –George Washington

Pieces of Kings Mountain History “Liberty Mountain” returned to the Joy Performance Center for its seventh LORETTA season in COZART Kings Mountain and this weekend is your last opportunity to enjoy the story of early settlers who lived near Kings Mountain and across western North Carolina. The Joy Theater stage explodes with dramatic, action-packed scenes and the heart-wrenching story of what it was like to live in the colonies during the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution in 1780. Twenty-four actors bring the Battle of Kings Mountain to life. But this story isn’t just historical fiction or a generic depiction of what the Revolutionary War was like was like. It is far more than that. It is the true story of the hard life people of our community endured every day in colonial America. The Battle of Kings

Mountain is known as the largest all-American battle of the Revolutionary War, as both sides were mostly comprised of American settlers and their families. It is also one of the best examples of the ‘civil war’ that was part of the everyday life in the Southern Colonies, where neighbors and brothers fought against each other. It’s a dramatic history lesson that your family can appreciate and enjoy. Liberty Mountain tells the story of the settling of the Carolinas by hardy Scots Irish immigrants who came to America to start new lives, raise families, work, and worship, and how they became caught up in the conflict and struggle for independence from Great Britain. From your seat in the theatre, you will be at the center of the action and in the middle of the battles and emotional family scenes. And you will relive history as it happened on October 7, 1780. The characters in this story aren’t made-up, they

lived here, and their stories are real. They were the people who lived, fought, and sometimes died for our Independence. Many of the names are still common in the area: Hambright, Goforth, Lewis, Barber, Dickson, Hayes, Williams, McDowell, Porter, and Tate, among others. So, this isn’t just their story, this is our story. Tickets for Liberty Mountain are available online at www.LibertyMountainDrama.com. All tickets are assigned seating, so purchase early to get your preferred seat selection. Tickets are $20. Questions should be directed to jim@ kmlt.org or call Jim Champion at 704-730-9408. This is the last weekend to see Liberty Mountain. Friday and Saturday have 7:30 p.m. performances. Matinee performances run Saturday and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. The box office opens one hour before each performance. Tickets are available online at www.LibertyMountainDrama.com, by phone, 704-730-9408, or at the

Looking Back By Loretta Cozart In the August 3, 1916, edition of the Kings Mountain Herald, the gathering of local churches convened for spiritual uplifting and fellowship. Here the article shared in the paper that week. Singing Convention met at Oak Grove The Union Sunday School Singing Convention met Sunday with the church at Oak Grove. Thiswas considered by those who expressed themselves as the best session the convention has ever had. The good people of Oak Grove had made every preparation necessary for the entertainment of the people and were in the true spirit of worship. The choirs of Mary Grove, Patterson Grove, Cora Mill, and Oak Grove were all there in numbers. The devotional exercises consisted the president and a talk and prayer by the president and the pastor of the church, Rev. J. C. Blanton. Mr. Henderson Champion superintendent of the Oak Grove Sunday School made a very cordial address of welcome. Superintendent W C. Ledford of the Patterson Grove Sunday school responded to the address of welcome in a most becoming style. A number of old church songs were had during the devotionals and throughout the day. Each of the four choirs sang three songs before noon except the Cora Mill choir, which sang six. The noon hour was spent in a most quiet

and dignified manner and a good meal enjoyed. Upon ruling of the president, the business meeting was deferred from one' o’clock till two o’clock. The two chief items to claim the attention oí the business session was the election of officers for the ensuing year and the fixing of the place of the next meeting. Upon motion of Mr. J. J Alexander, G. G. Page was unanimously re-elected president, Mr. J. J Alexander was re-elected vice-president. Mr. Ben D. Phifer was elected secretary to succeed Prof. C. P. Gardner who is engaged outside the convention. The president stated that he would not appoint the executive committee at that time but would make the appointments later and notify those appointed. There was quite a contest to decide whether the next meeting of the convention would be at Patterson Grove or at Mary's Grove. Strong speeches were made in support of the claims of both places, but the vote was very decisive for Mary’s Grove and the convention will meet there the fifth Sunday in October. The leaders of the various choirs were all present and in fine spirits. They were as follows: Oak Grove, James Ware; Patterson Grove, J. M. Hughey; Mary’s Grove, J. B. H. Hamrick; Cora Mill, J. J. Alexander. At the conclusion of the singing service extempore speeches were called for by the president.

Responses were plenteous and forthcoming. Rev. Mr. Bangle of Cherryville made a most enthusiastic speech of about, five minutes. He endorsed the convention with all his power of speech and rejoiced over and again at the privilege of having the meeting. He said that the churches and communities should be thankful for such fine singers. Rev. J. P. Felmet of Kings Mountain was the next speaker. He termed the convention as one of the great tools in God’s Kingdom. He said, “If you take singing out of the preaching service it is dead.’’ He declared that he should begin now to set his pegs for the Mary’s Grove meeting. Rev. J. C. Blanton of Kings Mountain and pastor of Oak Grove church where the convention met was next on the floor. He said that he was just so glad that the convention met at Oak Grove and that he could be present. “Come back again just as soon as you can." he said feelingly. Mr. J. M. Hughey expressed his delight at the spirit of co-operation and the absence of rivalry. Mr. J. B. Hamrick said that he felt that all were one step nearer the throne by the meeting. Mr. J. J. Alexander wan rejoiced at the spirit, of unity and worship. In concluding the speech making, the president insisted that the various choirs go back home and do just as good service as they had done in the convention. It was a real spiritual singing convention. The people were rejoiced and edified.

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Allen, KY; mental illness erupts into pure hell Allen, KY, is a place that holds fond memories for me. When I was only Glenn Mollette 16 years Guest Editorial old, Allen Baptist Church invited me to speak for a weekend youth event. I had the opportunity to meet and work with over 100 people from the Allen community. Lasting friendships were made with some of the finest people on earth. To this day, the kindness and fellowship bestowed on me by that group of people were instrumental in my life’s direction. Sadly, even the finest communities and dearest people on earth can experience pure hell. Mental illness erupted as Floyd County police officers were shot dead in Allen last week. According to news reports they were trying to serve a warrant to a man accused of domestic violence. Floyd County Sheriff John Hunt said the officers faced “…pure hell” when they arrived at the man’s home. Four other people were injured at the scene in Allen, a small town of 166 people, located just

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outside of Prestonsburg. The officers who died in the shooting late on Thursday have been named as Capt. Ralph Frasure, Dep. William Petry and dog handler Jacob Chaffins. K9 Drago, one of the dogs that Mr. Chaffins handled, also died. Captain Frasure had been with the Prestonsburg, KY, Police Department for 39 years. The department said he had served “…with honor and glory up until the last second.” The men ran into a barrage of gunfire from a rifle when they went to the house on Main St., shortly before 6 EST. The shooting continued for nearly 3 hours before suspect Lance Storz was taken into custody, having surrendered after negotiations involving members of his family. He has been charged with two counts of murdering a police officer, five counts of attempted murder of a police officer, one count of attempted murder and one count of first-degree assault on a service animal. The families and friends of the slain police officers and the wounded officers have been forever changed. The community of Allen

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Merchants’ patience growing short with KM Streetscape By Loretta Cozart Merchants are quickly losing patience with City of Kings Mountain regarding the downtown Streetscape Project. Work that began in April is slated for completion by July 31, but three months into the project, work is progressing slowly. And there is much work left to do. Early in the project, it was discovered that the location of underground utilities was not correct, so the contractor had to rework their plan and relocate utilities. Even with that hurdle, the city felt that Phase 2A could be completed by July 31. At the May city council meeting, Assistant City Manager/Energy Services Nick Hendricks reported on the project’s progress. At that time, conduit for electrical was being installed for new streetlights. “Once the gutter is down, we’ll pour the concrete. Once the concrete is poured, we’ll put the sidewalks back in,” he said. But things have not gone smoothly. Merchants are frustrated because they have lost business due to Streetscape and they are feeling the pinch. To make matters worse, last week contractors poured concrete bases for lampposts, a dozen of them. It was then discovered that of those bases, only one was in the correct spot. So, the remaining bases had to be jackhammered, leaving holes behind, and making access to shops even more treacherous. According to the shopkeepers, they were told by workers at the site there is now a shortage of concrete, so it might delay the project into August. That was not the news the merchants wanted to hear. They are frustrated because they see only a few workers on-site at a time. As an example, when the concrete lamppost bases were removed, only four workers were involved. And of those four, only two worked as two others watched. Several merchants complained to the Herald that only a few workers are ever on the job. “They come in, work a few hours, and then take a two-hour lunch break. When the return, they work another hour and then leave.” At the March meeting with building and business owners at 133 West, Project Manager

Mike Lovelace of Greene Building Construction said that the typical hours of construction would be Monday through Friday, 7-7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. “We were told that the crew would work a regular work week, but that just isn’t what we are seeing,” the merchant said. Another merchant added, “I understand the weather is hot. But the general contractor knew work scheduled for June, July, and August would be hot when they quoted the job. If heat is a factor, they should have crews work overnight. At the least, they could have workers start early so they can finish their shift before it gets too hot.” At that same March meeting, Richard Flowe, of N-Focus, spoke to shopkeepers and building owners saying “On behalf of the city, I want to extend my appreciation for your tolerance. This team who has worked on this for so long understand how important it is get a project done and understand how important it is to minimize the impact on you.” Today those words ring hollow. Streetscape has dealt a heavy blow on downtown merchants’ income. Without customers, they are not making sales. And without sales, they must use personal funds to pay the rent and utilities. Sales made in the summer help fund inventory for Christmas. And this is just the first of several phases merchants in this area must endure during the entire Streetscape project. Merchants and building owners in downtown Kings Mountain pay an additional tax to the city. The city has not announced what it plans to do with those funds. Some merchants have suggested the funds be used for assistance to businesses impacted by the Streetscape project, since they paid taxes due to their downtown location. Or the merchants could get a reduction in their utilities for the duration of the Streetscape project since the city manages that also. “It is only fair that the city to do something to help us,” said another merchant. “They had to fix the infrastructure downtown that was failing. We were told special in March that steps would be taken to ensure that customers could get to our businesses during construction. So far, the

city has not done much. They put up signs and left us to fend for ourselves. Throughout the process, I have only seen one city councilmember downtown to check on us. And he only told us what the city was not willing to do, not what the city could do to help with this situation they have created.” Municipalities, like Shelby, offer loans (Shelby1Fund) to help small businesses with loans up to $10,000, based upon the business’s pre COVID-19 revenue with terms of six months of no payments required at 4% (with interest accruing), followed by 36 months of principal and interest payments at 5.5% interest. There are no prepayment penalties, but defaulted loans are subject to collections. Other organizations exist to help small businesses in rural communities. Lenders like MountainBizWorks, Self-Help Credit Union, and other local lenders, seeking Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) credits who could step-up to help these small businesses get no-interest / low interest bridge loans. The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), enacted in 1977, requires the Federal Reserve and other federal banking regulators to encourage financial institutions to help meet the credit needs of the communities in which they do business. Banks benefit by loaning money to small rural businesses and in turn the bank gets credits that help lending institutions with Federal funding. What seems a brief time for a business to endure an inconvenience for the betterment of the community can seem like an eternity when the business owners’ voices are not being heard. Add to that the loss of revenue, use of personal funds, or worse - closing a business, and the situation appears overwhelming. City councilmembers, and the city’s administration, must listen to needs of the small business owners, sharpen their pencils, and find ways to help these merchants before they decide to relocate to other communities that make operating a small business in their city more attractive. What good is it to have a beautiful downtown if there are no merchants or shops to visit once the Streetscape is complete?

NASCAR From Page 1A Racing Network announcer, Chuck Carland will spin tunes from the Gazebo as well. Roads impacted during the events will be Railroad Avenue, West Gold Street and a portion of West Mountain and South Cansler Streets. The Cruise-In will start at 5:00pm each night of the concert series. With live music, cool rides and great food and NASCAR, you do not want to miss this series. Want to participate in the Cruise-In? All makes and model are welcome! No fee required. It’s FREE! For more information on the Cruise-In or Concert Series, contact the City of Kings Mountain’s Special Events Department at 704-730-2101, or visit their website at www. KingsMountainEvents.Com. You may also visit their Facebook page at @cityofkmspecialevents.

Two workers jackhammer concrete lamppost bases after contractors poured them in the wrong places on W. Mountain Street last week. (Photo provided)

Pieces of concrete are all that remain after work was completed. Photo by Loretta Cozart

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Worry or Peace? (2nd Part of “Freedom” series)

or would I choose peace? I learned quickly that I’ve had seaworrying sons in my life about a probthat were unbelem doesn’t lievably tough provide any and traumatic. solutions to The shock, fear, the issue, or DANYALE PATTERSON pain, and grief of offer anything what I was dealbeneficial to ing with devastated me. I our lives. Proverbs 12:25 found myself talking and (NLT) says, “Worry thinking frequently about weighs a person down; an the problem until I was encouraging word cheers consumed by it. During a person up”. In fact, exthose times, I had a deci- cessive worrying can be sion to make: Would I con- detrimental to our health, tinue to embrace worry, causing migraine head-

aches, insomnia, depression, strokes, and other issues. However, Jesus offers something better to replace our worries. He extends peace, a supernatural freedom from disturbance. In John 14:27 (NLT), Jesus states, “I am leaving you with a gift - peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid.” HE CAN WORK IT OUT! In addition, God promises that he will not neglect us and that he has a plan. Even if we don’t under-

stand his plan, we have to remind ourselves that God is omniscient and omnipresent; he knows the past, present, and future. He sees how everything is interconnected and fits all things together like a puzzle. Through his wisdom and power, he is able to effectively work in us, through us, for us, and even in spite of us. Romans 8:28 (NLT) says, “And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God, and are called according to his purpose for them.” SUBSTITUTES

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 Alternatives to worry are exercising, listening to uplifting music, talking to someone about personal fears, or brainstorming positive outcomes to the situation. Also, distracting the thoughts with scripture and praying its promises produces strength and peace. Philippians 4:6-7 (NLT) says, “Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.” PRAY THIS PRAYER: “Lord, you are a good

God. I know that you care about me. You are my refuge and my strength, a very present help in the time of trouble. You go before me and with me; you will never leave me or abandon me. I thank you for the many times you have already strengthened, helped, and upheld me in your righteous right hand. Right now Father I give you my concerns. I am exchanging my worries for your peace. I trust you to do what is best for me. In Jesus’ name I pray - Amen.” Danyale Patterson would love to hear from you. Contact her at www. danyale.com to share a testimony, send a prayer request, or book her to speak.

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Calvary Way Holiness Church 1017 Second Street Pastor Clifton Morgan Carson Memorial Baptist Church 262 Sparrow Springs Road 704-739-2247

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

Advent Lutheran Church 230 Oak Grove Rd. • Kings Mountain, NC Long Creek Presbyterian Church 701 Long Creek Road 704-629-4406

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Macedonia Baptist Church 1101 S. Battleground Ave. 704-739-6811 Midview Baptist Church 703 Margrace Road 704-739-6711 Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church 220 N. Watterson Street 704-739-8354 Mountain View Agape Church 506 Sparrow Springs Road 704-739-0160

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

New Way Missionary Baptist Church 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

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(Ed. Note: The recipes in today’s Cooking Corner are from’’ Monumental Recipes,” a Centennial celebration collection of recipes by Kings Mountain Woman’s Club.) SLOPPY JOES 1 lb. ground beef 1 cup celery, chopped ½ onion, chopped ½ tsp. salt Dash pepper 1 tsp. chili powder 1 can tomato soup 1 T. shortening In skillet, melt shortening; add ground beef and cook until nearly brown, stirring to separate meat. Add celery and onion and briefly finish browning meat. Drain off grease. Add seasonings and soup. Simmer a few minutes. Serve on hamburger rolls.

Pictured are Sunflowers growing on Dennis Patterson's farm with Ukrainian flag. The yellow in their flag represents sunflowers which is a major crop for them. This photo was taken at Patterson’s farm on Patterson Road in Kings Mountain. During this time Americans celebrate Independence from Britain, let us not forget those still struggling for their own independence in Ukraine. Photo by Dennis Patterson

Read Local Book Fair July 18 Mauney Memorial Library’s Read Local Author Fair returns Monday, July 18, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., at H. Lawrence Patrick Senior Center in Kings Mountain. Book lovers of all ages are welcome. More than 20 authors of books for all ages - adults, young adults, and children are slated to participate this year. These authors provide a mix of genres, including historical fiction, romance,

horror, fantasy, historical non-fiction, inspirational, humor, and much more! Enjoy tasty treats while chatting with talented local writers. Books will be for sale, too. Currently, authors participating include Aaron A.G. Hilton, Alden Sproull, Bill Barnes, Charlotte Corbin Barnes, Cindi Wood, Dale Swofford, David Reed, Doris Elaine Smarr, J. Allen Queen, Jamarica S. Jones,

Jeff Jones, Joe Epley, Kathryn Hamrick, Leslie Hall, Mark Hughes, Myla Athitang, Paul Michael Garrison, Phil Weathers, Rose Senehi, Sandra Warren, Tonia Brown, Chasty King, and Warren L. Bingham. The library is still accepting participants. Interested authors should contact Terry Bivens at terry.bivens@mauneylibrary.org, or call her at 704-739-2371 ext. 3.

“A Fresh Look” Art Competition and Exhibit at SASi “A Fresh Look” art exhibit and competition opened in June at Southern Arts Society in Kings Mountain. Artists from around the region have submitted over seventy works of art to be judged for cash prizes. Artists were asked to show their most recent work taking a fresh look at the world around them. The theme for this show is very open, allowing for a wide variety of subject matter to be entered. The artwork in the exhibit is bright and uplifting showing that the artists have

chosen to see the beauty and color in the world around them. There are a lot of landscapes, wildlife, and scenes from beyond our region, perhaps showing a desire to travel again and see more of the outside world. Artists have entered work in a variety of media: oil, acrylic and pastel paintings, photography, mixed media, glass, and collage. Judging this year’s show

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Mix sugar, eggs, cream cheese, vanilla, and flour. Place Nilla Wafer in each cupcake paper which are then placed in cupcake pan. Pour cheese mixture over wafers. Bake 20 minutes at 350 degrees. Cppl and spoon on fruit topping. Yields: 24 servings. EASY CHERRY DUMP CAKE Brenda Self 2 cans cherry pie filling 1 can crushed pineapple 1 box Duncan Hines Butter Cake Mix 2 sticks butter, melted Pour cherries in the bottom of a 9x13 inch pan. Pour in crushed pineapple that you have drained ½ juice. Then spread dry cake mix over pineapple and pour melted butter over cake mix. Bake at 350 degrees about 30-35 minutes.

July Library news By Mari Slaughter The Motley Tones The region’s most popular pirate performing group entertaining families with their unique blend of classical and ofttimes amusing sea shanties. They are well known for their interactive street shows that captivates the crowds. Wednesday, July 13, 11 am – NOON. Kings Mountain Patriots Park, 220 S. Railroad Ave. Family event Pirate Workshop Learn the pirate way of life with the Motley Tones while enjoying a free lunch. Patriots Park Amphitheater, courtesy of Mauney Memorial Library. Wednesday, July 13, 1-2 pm. TEENS ONLY – REGISTRATION REQUIRED Light-Up Camping Buckets Assemble a portable light-up camping seat, customized with vinyl from the library Cricut machine. Thursday, July 14, 1-2 pm, Library Community Room. ADULTS – REGISTRATION REQUIRED Read Local Book Fair Meet with local authors and hear about their books at the annual Read Local Book Fair! The seventeen authors will have books for sale. Patrick Senior Center, 909 East King Street. Monday, July 18, 10 – 1 pm. All Ages Welcome InterACTive Theater of Jef Lambdin Whether onstage or roving, Jef is a quiet kind of guy. He juggles and balances things. He gets confused at times. (Sometimes he even forgets what his hat is for!) He involves his audience members to help him when he’s confused and to play along with his mime, mask, and variety arts shenanigans. He even leads sing-a-longs! Jef studied mime with C.W. Metcalf and Tony

Montanaro with brief instruction with Jacques Lecoq. For 17 years he performed as a member of TOUCH, North Carolina’s premier mime theater. He then created the mascot, Wool E. Bull, for the Durham Bulls Baseball Club and began performing with his juggling partner, Ken Kay, as Ken & Jef. Since Ken retired, Jef has performed solo, captivating children and families throughout the South. Wednesday, July 20, 10 – 11 am, Kings Mountain Patriots Park, 220 S. Railroad Ave. Ages: 6 – 12 STEM Toy Saturdays Enjoy a rotating selection of fun STEM (Science, Technology, Electronics, Mathematics) Toys. Saturday, July 30, 10 am – 12:30 pm. Harris Children’s Wing. Ages: 6 -12 Field Day Have fun in the sun with bounce houses, water inflatables and a complimentary scoop of ice cream from Scoop! Inflatables provided by Mad Hatter Amusements. Tuesday, July 26, 10 am – NOON, Kings Mountain Patriots Park, 220 S. Railroad Ave. Ages: 6 – 12 Zoom Storytime with Miss Anne Follow along with stories and songs from the comfort of your home. Register: www.mauneylibrary.org event calendar. Tuesdays, 10:30-11:00 am. Event URL will be sent via registration email. Ages: preschoolers Library Storytime in Person Come to the library to enjoy a story and sing songs with Miss. Anne, then take home a fun craft! Register by going

to URL: https://www. facebook.com/mauneylibrary event calendar, Fridays 10:30-11:00 am, Mauney Library Community Room Ages: preschoolers Drop-In Computer Lab Drop-In Computer Lab for personalized help with any technology questions you may have. Thursdays, July 7, 21, and 28, Noon – 4 pm, Carolina Room at Mauney Library. This project is made possible by funding from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) as administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (IMLS grant number LS250229-OLS-21). Lego Club Free build and participate in group projects, snacks provided. Third Thursday of every month. 3:30 – 4:30 pm, Library Community Room. Ages: 6-12 years old Zoom Bedtime Storytime Join event by typing in URL: https://zoom. us/j/96659968320. Fourth Tuesday of every month, 7:30 pm A Company of Readers Book Club Meet with other book club lovers to discuss what you have been reading for the month. This is a unique group. There is not a designated read. Monday, July 18, 5:00 – 6:00 pm, Mauney Library Community Room Ages: Adults Please follow us on Facebook and Instagram. Mauney Memorial Library is located at 100 S. Piedmont Avenue, Kings Mountain, NC 28086. For the latest in library news and events, visit www. mauneylibrary.org.


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Creativity, Community & Emergence: Book Artists finding hope in isolation The Cleveland County Arts Council announced a new exhibit that includes work from more than 25 artists from North Carolina’s Triangle Book Arts created to communicate and express hope during the isolation of the Covid 19 pandemic. These artists will share work shown last summer in a group exhibit at Duke Hospital, which was open only to caregivers, patients, and their families; art they sent to each other in the U.S. Mail (“Mail Art”); and works they have made more recently during this uncer-

tain time of emergence. The artwork ranges from charming and playful to the serious, beautiful, disturbing, and thought provoking. The exhibit is on display at Cleveland County

Arts Council, 111 S. Washington St., Shelby. The exhibit will remain up through August 11. Accordion books, button books, collages, printmaking, retablo installation, books in boxes, postcards, and bookmarks are just some of the forms of art that members of North Carolina’s Triangle Book Arts (TBA) have created to communicate and express hope during the isolation of the pandemic. Accustomed to sharing their work and meeting to share skills, swap supplies, and show their latest work in com-

Shuttle Service available for concert goers West King Street • Parkdale Mill-Located at 500 South Railroad Avenue • Patrick Senior Center-Located at 909 East Kings Street • Shuttle service will begin at 4:00 PM and end at 11:00 p.m. The city urges patrons to use the shuttle services as parking will be scarce in the downtown. Motorists are urged to use extreme caution when traveling through downtown Kings Mountain due

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Heavy traffic is expected in Downtown Kings Mountain, July 16 as City of Kings Mountain hosts the Live Music at Patriots Park Concert Series and Cruise-In. Roads impacted during the events will be Railroad Avenue, West Gold Street and a portion of West Mountain and South Cansler Streets. As a result, the city is offering Shuttle Pick-Up and Drop-Off at the following locations: • First Baptist Church-Located at 605

to the increase in motor vehicles and pedestrians. Please plan to travel different roads if you are impacted by road closures. For more information on the Concert Series or Cruise-In, contact the City of Kings Mountain’s Special Events Department at 704-730-2101, or visit their website at www. KingsMountainEvents. Com. You may also visit their Facebook page at @ cityofkmspecialevents.

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munity workshops, the group sought ways to communicate and share in new and challenging circumstances. Book art embraces a surprising array of skills and approaches from letterpress printing to origami, collage, painting,

and photography. TBA members define “book art” widely, from art that uses and plays with forms of the book as a medium of expression to any work that refers to the book as an idea or form of inspiration. The Arts Council

is open Mon. – Friday, 9:00 – 4:00 and Saturday from 10:00 – 2:00. For more information, call 704-484-2787 or visit www.ccartscouncil.org or https://www.facebook. com/ClevelandCountyArtsCouncil.

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with instruments such as AEDs and Narcan, to implement life-saving measures minutes before EMS or Fire First Responders arrival. KMPD's 911 PSAP is also responsible to take after hour public works calls for City of Kings Mountain. The 911 PSAP answers all after hours utility calls, ensuring the citizens receive a live person and not an automated answering service or virtual receptionist. This ensures citizens get a person when calling for after-hours electric, gas, water, and street emergencies. These after-hours calls are routed to the correct utility and cut down on the response time of the after-hours utilities to the citizens. Radios are also monitored for all utility workers for their safety. Kings Mountain Communications Telecommunicators also provide the Police Department with clerical skills. All NCIC entries are done in house at one of the 3 terminals. Entering Missing and Wanted persons, BOLO information for stolen cars, suspect vehicles are sent out to a minimum of a 50-mile radius to immediately notify neighboring jurisdictions to look out for the well-being of our citizens and their property. Amber and Silver alerts are done in compliance with SBI policy to ensure the safe return of our loved ones, and all other entries for guns, and other articles are maintained in the communications center. Kings Mountain 911 received almost $80,000.00 in state funding for fiscal year 2023. The North Carolina 911 board makes funding decisions on each individual Primary PSAP. These monies are used to pay for the maintenance, upkeep, implementation of emerging technologies and replacement of equipment used in the call taking process. With each year monies trend up and down depending on spending and needs of the PSAP. Using the NC 911 Board planning tool the PSAP is forecasted a 5-year rolling average for Kings Mountain Police PSAP funding in the amount of $111,000.00. This is adjusted and accounted for with our 5-year Strategic Technology Plan. Having a PSAP in Kings Mountain maintains

continuity for the citizens and officers. It also ensures that citizens will get a live person who is in touch with the identity of the community, certified, skilled, and knowledgeable about the city and its geography. This helps to reduce dispatch time and response time in these emergencies. The Primary PSAP means that citizens can visit the police department 24-hours a day to relay information in person to a dispatcher, rather than to someone over a phone in the department lobby. Kings Mountain telecommunicators have passion for their work, and most were born, raised, and live in the city. The citizens they serve are their family, friends, and neighbors. Telecommunicators are servants at heart and want nothing more than to serve the citizens in their time of need, and to work with the officers to ensure that everyone goes home at the end of shift. The PSAP employs citizens of the city, offering generous salaries and benefits. Having a PSAP in Kings Mountain also maintains continuity for the citizens and officers and ensures that the citizens of the Kings Mountain will get a live person who is in touch with the identity of the community, certified, skilled, and knowledgeable about the city and its geography. This helps to reduce dispatch time and response time in these emergencies. Housing the PSAP at Kings Mountain Police Department is an asset to the city and the citizens for the safety and protection over lives and property. City of Kings Mountain is fortunate to be operating its own Primary PSAP. Having local telecommunications with highly trained and skilled professional ensures that the citizens get an employee within the city, other than an outside agency, providing them with the quality of service they expect and deserve in the quickest time possible.

From Page 1A Major updates to the telecommunication center include moving to 911 ESInet and ensuring the most up-to-date technology when calling 911 allowing people to communicate by phone, text, and video; and the Mindshare radio upgrade, with comprehensive features and flexibility to expand, which was a one-time investment that allows full interoperability to communicate with neighboring agencies. State 911 funds paid for most of these updates. Kings Mountain is considered a primary PSAP, and the telecommunicators take calls for police, fire, and medic. All Kings Mountain police officers are trained as first responders, dispatched if the telecommunicator determines it necessary. If a call is for fire or medic, the telecommunicator transfers the call immediately to that agency and then monitors the conversation to determine if police are also needed. The telecommunicator dispatches police calls, among other duties. According to Chief Lisa Proctor, 85 percent of the calls to the PSAP are for police service. Telecommunicators are skilled in taking vital information all while dispatching officers, checking plates or names for hits or warrants, or updating officers through the time of arrival with any information the citizens provide in as little time as possible. Cleveland County transfers approximately 100 calls from Cleveland County Communication to KMPD and for police calls or to assist EMS or KMFD, and Gaston County Communications transfers 25 to calls. Shelby Police average less than 5 transfers per month. Approximately 150 calls are transferred from KMPD 911 PSAP to Cleveland County for EMS and Kings Mountain Fire Department calls for service per month. While transferring these calls to neighboring agencies, the telecommunicator stays on the line to obtain information quickly and to send officers who are equipped

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Officer Tyler Herndon’s killer sentenced to life in prison

New coaches hired at KM High School

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

By Loretta Cozart The man who shot and killed Mt. Holly Officer Tyler Herndon was sentenced to life in prison without parole by Superior Court Judge David Phillips after pleading guilty to the crime on Tuesday, July 5. Joshua Funk, 24, who had been charged with multiple crimes, had no words for the family when asked by the judge. Funk was charged with first degree murder and eight other crimes. Herndon’s family members addressed the court, including his father, Mark Herndon, who said, “The pain is unimaginable.”

Officer Herndon, 25, lost his life in the line of duty while responding to a breaking and entering at a Mt. Holly car wash. Shots were exchanged between the suspect and Mt. Holly police, including Tyler Herndon on December 11, 2020. He had been a member of the Mount Holly Police Department just shy of two years. Officer Herndon and his family are from Kings Mountain. His parents are Mark and Debbie Phillips Herndon, his paternal grandparents are Ray and Jean Herndon. His sister is Lindsey Herndon of Charlotte.

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Liberty Mountain drama FINAL weekend for 2022 Liberty Mountain: The Revolutionary Drama will perform their FINAL weekend for 2022 at the Joy Performance Center on Friday, July 15 at 7:30 PM; Saturday, July 16 at 3 PM; Saturday, July 16 at 7:30 PM and Saturday, July 16 at 3 PM. The box office opens one hour before each performance. Ticket prices begin at $20 plus NC Sales Tax. Tickets are available: at: www.LibertyMountainDrama.com. Tickets can be purchased at the box office

Darrell King returns as Rev. Walter McKenzie. (Photo by Torrence Photography) for walk-ups 1 hour before the performance.

Stay after the show to “Meet the Cast” for

autographs and photos. Adding to your “revolutionary” experience is a display of Revolutionary War historical portraits by renowned artist, Thomas Kelly Pauley. Questions should be directed to jim@kmlt.org or call the box office at 704-730-9408. Liberty Mountain is produced by Kings Mountain Little Theatre with Gilbert and Jancy Patrick as the Presenting Sponsor. It is also funded in part by a grant from the Kings Mountain Tourism Development Authority.

Pickin’ at the Park Thursday Thursday nights in Downtown Kings Mountain will sound much sweeter this Summer as the City of Kings Mountain and the Cleveland County Music Hall of Fame partner to host Pickin’ at the Park. Pickin’ at the Park is an acoustic jam session which will run every Thursday night at the Gazebo located in Patriots Park. Kick-off to this FREE at 6:00 pm. • Bring your lawn chair and join the fun. • Want to participate?

Bring your lawn chair and join the fun at Pickin’ at the Park on Thursday nights.

All pickers are welcome! •Patriots Park is located at 220 South Railroad Avenue, Kings Mountain.

For more information on Pickin’ at the Park, contact the City of Kings Mountain’s Special Events

Department at 704-7302101, or the Cleveland County Music Hall of Fame at 704-860-4068.

Kings Mountain High School has announced numerous coaching changes for the 2022-23 school year, and some others will probably be coming on board soon as well. Alex Rowe has been selected as the new men’s soccer coach. Timothia Guest has been hired as the new women’s basketball coach, replacing Nicholas Inman who resigned recently to accept a teaching position at Cleveland Community College. Inman may also help out with the women’s basketball program there. While at Kings Moun-

Men’s soccer meeting July 18 at high school Kings Mountain High School will have a men’s soccer greet and interest meeting July 18 at 6 p.m. in the Brinkley Field House. All players interested in trying out for men’s soccer are invited. Parents can attend also. Informatoin about summer workouts and fall tryouts will be given at the meeting.

FOOTHILLS FARMERS’ MARKET showcases local family-owned farms Foothills Farmers’ Market provides community access to the freshest local foods available and has a permanent home in Uptown Shelby’s Bobby Bell Pavilion at 126 W

Marion Street and is open from 8 a.m. until noon on Saturday and Wednesday. They also have a Tuesday Satellite Market at Atrium Health Cleveland 201 E. Grover Street in

Shelby. At their website, Foothills Farmer’s Market Shares, “We value family farms, endorse sustainable food production practices and innovation,

contribute to the health and wellbeing of the local community, and support the growth of a robust local food economy.” Foothills Farmers’ Market was founded in

“We are excited to announce Coach Alex Rowe as our new men’s soccer coach as he has also joined our staff at KMHS in the history department,” said Mountaineer athletic director Matt Bridges. Anyone not able to attend the meeting can contact Coach Rowe at sarowe@clevelandcountyschools.org.

County Jamboree set for August 12 at Gamble Stadium Kings Mountain High School will host the annual Cleveland County Football Jamboree August 12 at John Gamble Stadium. Action begins at 6 p.m. with Crest taking on Newton-Conover. Burns faces Cox Mill at 7 p.m., and Shelby plays Reagan at 8 p.m. Kings Mountain and Monroe will close out the action with a 9 p.m. start.

The Mountaineers will be practicing July 18 through the first of August at 5 p.m. August 1 is the official first day of practice. The Mountaineers will host their annual Black and Gold scrimmage City Stadium on August 8 and will go to Polk County for a scrimmage on August 10. Times will be announced later.

Law for private bars changes this weekend By Loretta Cozart

Foothills Farmers Market, located in Uptown Shelby’s Bobby Bell Pavilion at 126 W. Marion St. (Photo provided)

tain, Inman became just the second coach in modern history to lead the Lady Mountaineers to a conference championship, and he did it twice in 2019 and 2022. The only champion prior was in 1983. Hailey Raza-Spearman has been named women’s track coach. She has held previous coaching positions at the school. KMHS is currently in search of a new head wrestling coach. Anyone interested in applying should email Principal Dustin Morehead or Athletic Director Matt Bridges.

In a law signed by Governor Roy C o o p e r last week, N o r t h Carolina standalone GOV. COOPER bars will no longer be required to charge a membership fee to serve beer and wine to a customer. Those bars will now be known in state law as bars that primarily sell alcoholic beverages and don’t serve prepared food. According to the Carolina Journal, NC is one of 17 states in which the sale of liquor is controlled by the state. H.B. 768, the 2022 ABC Omnibus decreased regulations on bar

owners and expanded the freedom of alcohol transportation and sales. The House gave final passage to the bill on June 29 by a vote of 100-9. The new law eliminates the $1 membership requirement for people at private bars that the North Carolina Bar Owners Association said is, ‘rooted in racist beginnings designed to legally discriminate against people of color,’ but also can be burdensome to bar owners in general. A transition period for owners of stores with ABC permits is being created under the new bill. Owners will now have 60 days to apply for new permits after a change of management.

2008 through a grassroots movement of farmers and local food advocates and was officially incorporated as a charitable nonprofit on May 3, 2010. The farmers market

showcases family-owned farms and small businesses in our region with food produced in Cleveland County and the surrounding 50 miles.


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MASTER GARDENER program planned The MASTER GARDENER Group of Gaston County invites the public to the CRC in Dallas for a program on “Plant Introductions for 2023” presented by Jenny Simpson from Creekside Nursery. JENNY AND JERRY SIMPSON The speaker is Jenny Simpson from gardeningwithcreekside.com Creekside Nursery, located or watch Jenny’s informative in Dallas, NC. Jenny will ‘Gardening with Creekside’ make a presentation on “Plant YouTube videos. Please join Introductions for 2023.” us for this awesome opportuCreekside Nursery is owned nity to hear about new plants and operated by Jerry and for 2023 and to meet this deJenny Simpson. They both lightful local nursery owner! had prior careers, but the When: Thursday, July 21, seed for growing things was 2022, 10:00 – 11:00 am indeed planted within them. Where: Citizens Resource Starting with a vegetable Center, 1303 Dallas Chergarden and selling veggies ryville Highway, Dallas, NC in 2005, morphing into con- 28034 sumer greenhouses, producThere is no admission tion greenhouses, a gorgeous charge and reservations are barn and a partnership with not required. If you have Proven Winners by the year any questions, please contact 2020. For more information Barbara Linster at balinser@ on the nursery, go to www. yahoo.com or 704-674-0860.

The garden on the school nutrition campus.

Connecting agriculture and education in the garden Gaston County Cooperative Extension has partnered with Gaston County Schools for an exciting summer project. The goal of the project is to explore the feasibility of replacing the need for purchasing frozen vegetables utilized for school lunches. In the 1800 sq ft plot there are over 100 yellow squash and zucchini plants, and about 40 cherry

tomatoes (for summer use) planted. One of the added benefits of this project is that it is housed onsite at the school nutrition campus. It may be encouraging for the parents of students to know that no pesticides are being utilized on the plants within the garden. Gaston County Cooperative Extension hopes that this project opens doors for increasing

the support for agricultural education opportunities inside and outside the classroom. Summer squash is high yielding and easy to grow. By the end of summer most home gardeners have given more summer squash away than they have consumed. It is also utilized by Gaston County high schools as a vegetable option on

their menu, making it a nobrainer candidate for trialing at the school nutrition site. When selecting our summer squash for the plot we selected straight neck types that have good disease resistance and consistently high yields. Multipik and Dunja have impressed us thus far into the season as the first fruits begin to form in the garden.

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The NC Cooperative Extension will be offering an exciting program in September. The training program will be a combination of in-person and virtual sessions beginning in September at the Lucile Tatum Ctr., 959 Osceola St., Gastonia, NC. Cost: $40 | More info: Linda Minges linda_ minges@ncsu.edu or 704.922.2127. Benefits to Volunteers: Gain cooking and knife skills Receive nutrition and food safety training Participate in day trips to area food processing plants and research facilities Make connections to our local food system Meet new people who share your interest in food and nutrition Be a part of N.C. Cooper-

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How to get more privacy in your back yard With homes being built on smaller lots, privacy is often hard to come by and is something welcomed by most homeowners. Robert Frost is often credited with the phrase, “Good fences make good neighbors,” in his poem Mending Wall. Wolfgang Mieder, a proverbs scholar finds it difficult to attribute this ambiguous saying to one person. His research traces the history of different versions of the proverb to several different cultures and languages, including German, Norwegian, Russian, Japanese, and Hindi, as well as English, dating back to the 17th century. All homeowners hope to make their homes a place of enjoyment and relaxation. With neighbors living so close together, finding creative ways to add privacy helps build an oasis in your own back yard. HGTV recommends a variety of ways to achieve privacy in your own backyard: 1. Plant grasses. By using ornamental grasses, a privacy area can be created and enjoyed year-after-year. Keep in mind your seating height and plant grasses that provide a taller buffer. 2. Use potted plants. Potted plants, including palms or other taller varieties, can be placed to screen your seating area. Pots can be

placed on risers to create a privacy wall. 3. Construct a hanging screen. If you use your porch to relax, consider a hanging screen using basic hardware you cand find in town. Lattice and removable hardware will allow you to take the screen down in the winter when it is less likely you’ll be sitting outside. Other materials will also work, and your local hardware store can help you with plenty of options. 4. If a privacy screen isn’t an option, consider drapery panels. If you have an outdoor TV, the panels can also be used to block glaring light. 5. If the view from your yard isn’t a pleasant, use vintage signage to obscure the unwanted. Antique signs add character to your outdoor space while also blocking out a less-than-desirable view or any prying eyes. 6. Freshen your fence. Freshen it up with a power wash and use paint and/or printable templates to create a graphic outdoor focal point. 7. Decorate your fence with charm. Is there any prettier sight than a classic white picket fence covered in climbing roses? When selecting varieties, try pretty-in-pink 'Eden' or the stunning, multicolored 'Joseph's Coat'.

8. Emerald Green Arborvitae, also known as Thuja, is a fast-growing, vigorous conifer that will eventually reach 12' to 15' tall. With typical growth rates of 3' to 5' of new growth per year, Thuja is an excellent choice as a living privacy fence or for mixing in with a structural fence. 9. Grow Columns of Color. Compact climbers, like jasmine and clematis, are great container plants. All they need to thrive is a

pot with good drainage, a trellis or post for support and regular watering and feeding. Line several up around a patio or deck for total privacy or just place a single pot where needed. 10. Or give your deck a single wall. With just a few feet separating some homes, privacy may be a necessary consideration for the back deck that serves as both an outdoor dining space and living room. Slatted walls create total privacy and an

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Upcoming Gospel Concerts announced Saturday July 23rd - 6 PM. Lowesville Gospel Concerts @ Vineyard Church – 1062 South Hwy 16 – Stanley (Lowesville) NC. presents in concert The Baker Family Bluegrass from Birch Tree MO. A freewill offering only to be received, so bring a friend and worship with us. Also, Saturday July 30th

- 6 PM. Lowesville Gospel Concerts @ Vineyard Church presents in concert Gloryway from Mansfield OH, and Cross Anchored from Elkin NC, both groups sing southern gospel music. A freewill offering only to be received. Contact Carroll Cooke 704-618-9762 for information.

into a shady hangout with a billowing shade sail that, bonus, will also add privacy from any neighboring twostory homes or apartments. 13. Add a living wall. Living walls have been gaining in popularity over the past few years and for a good reason: they look fab and do a great job of creating privacy. If you don't have a green thumb, check in with a local nursery or landscaper to do the dirty work for you.

Residents are asked to be on the watch for this destructive pest after an established presence has been found for the first time in the state. Above, the spotted lanternflies are in the third stage of their life cycle. Below, is an adult spotted lanternfly. Residents could find the insect in either stage of the life cycle now, but in coming weeks only the adult spotted lanternfly could be present up until frost. Photos by North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. (Photos provided)

Spotted lanternfly in Forsyth County

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North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has confirmed the first established presence of the invasive spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) in the state. Initial surveys indicate the known distribution of the pest is within a 5-mile radius in Forsyth County near Interstate 40 in Kernersville extending to the Guilford County line. Survey efforts are ongoing. “We have been actively looking for this pest for years and had ramped up surveillance when it was detected last year near the North Carolina-Virginia line,” said Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler. “Members of our Plant Industry Division and the N.C. Forest Service are moving quickly to eradicate this brightly colored pest, and we ask members of the public to be on the lookout for more spotted lanternfly and report any finds.” Spotted lanternfly poses a serious threat to the state’s wine and grape industries and can feed and cause damage on over 70 species of plants including apples, roses, and other landscape plants, said Dr. Bill Foote, director of the NCDA&CS Plant Industry Division. When spotted lanternfly

populations jumped from the northern end of Virginia to an area just over the North Carolina state line, NCDA&CS increased its outreach and surveying, particularly to the state’s most vulnerable wine producing regions. This pest has been rapidly spreading since it was first identified in Pennsylvania in 2014. Concentrated spotted lanternfly surveys are continuing in the initial Forsyth County discovery area to determine if the pest is in additional locations. Treatments are planned this week before mated females begin laying eggs. Early detection and rapid response are critical in the control of spotted lanternfly and the Plant Industry Division has been preparing to provide the most effective response to slow the spread of this invasive pest in our state, Foote said. If you see a suspect spotted lanternfly in North Carolina submit a picture through the online reporting tool at ncagr.gov/slf.


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US Supreme Court to Hear NC redistricting case On Thursday, June 30, the United States Supreme Court agreed to review Moore v. Harper, a case seeking to confirm the constitutional authority of state legislatures to set the time, place and manner of elections. North Carolina House Speaker Moore said, “This case is not only critical to election integ-

rity in North Carolina but has implications for the security of elections nationwide.” He continued, “On the heels of another victory at the U.S. Supreme Court, I am confident that this court recognizes what our State Supreme Court failed to recognize— that the United States Constitution explicitly gives the Gen-

eral Assembly authority to draw districts and that authority must be recognized.” A press release issued by Southern Coalition for Social Justice states, “North Carolina lawmakers appealed to the nation’s highest court after the N.C. Supreme Court’s historic ruling held partisan gerrymandering illegal under

North Carolina’s Constitution and demanded new maps. The decision prompted leaders in the General Assembly to pursue this fringe legal theory, seeking to give legislatures unchecked power to set elections and voting-related policies. Bob Phillips, executive director of plaintiff Common Cause NC called the legislature’s

scheme ‘a radical power grab’ by the state’s current legislative leadership to subvert the will of the people for the next decade.” “’In a radical power grab, self-serving politicians want to defy our state’s highest court and impose illegal voting districts upon the people of North Carolina,’ said Phillips. ‘We will con-

tinue to stand up for the people of our state and nation as this case goes to the U.S. Supreme Court. We must stop this dangerous attack on our freedom to vote.’” The US Supreme Court’s next session begins October 3, but no dates have been set to hear the case.

LEGAL NOTICE

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LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

EXECUTOR’S NOTICE

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 13th day of June, 2022 as Executor of the Estate of THOMAS HOGAN TANGUAY, 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, David Hogan Tanguay, Executor, on or before the 22nd of September, 2022 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

Having qualified on 21st day of June, 2022 as Administrator of the Estate of MARY OCIE BOYER, 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 Troy Martin, Administrator, on or before the 29th of September, 2022 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This the 22nd day of June, 2022.

This the 29th day of June, 2022.

David Hogan Tanguay, Executor Estate of: Thomas Hogan Tanguay 745 S Miller St Lakewood, Co. 80226

James Troy Martin, Administrator Estate of: Mary Ocie Boyer 2110 Camp Creek Church Road Mooresboro, NC 28114

William Curtis Bridges Executor of the Estate of Cecile Bridges 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 as Executor of the Estate of CECILE BRIDGES (21 E 876), 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 William Curtis Bridges, c/o A. Susan Biggers, Deaton & Biggers, P.L.L.C., 402 East Graham Street, Shelby, North Carolina 28150, on or before October 6, 2022, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 6th day of July, 2022.

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 5th day of July, 2022 as Executor of the Estate of VIOLET E. MOORE, 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, David Harrill Moore, Executor, on or before the 13th of October, 2022 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

Having qualified on 22nd day of June, 2022 as Executor of the Estate of MICHAEL JAMES WOOD, 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, Dustin Tyler Wood, Executor, on or before the 6th of October, 2022 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

Having qualified on 22nd day of June, 2022 as Administrator of the Estate of CATHERINE OPAL TIPPEL, 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, Norman P. Tippel, Jr., Administrator, on or before the 29th of September, 2022 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This the 13th day of July, 2022.

This the 6th day of July, 2022.

This the 29th day of June, 2022.

David Harrill Moore, Executor Estate of: Violet E. Moore 1025 Mt. Sinai Church Road Shelby, NC 28152

Dustin Tyler Wood, Executor Estate of: Michael James Wood 928 Casar Belwood Rd Lawndale, NC 28090

Norman P. Tippel, Jr., Administrator Estate of: Catherine Opal Tippel 108 Plantation Dr. Kings Mountain, NC 28086

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LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 15th day of June, 2022 as Administratrix of the Estate of VINCENT H. BOWMAN, 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, Christina Sain Bowman, Administratrix, on or before the 22nd of September, 2022 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

Having qualified on 14th day of June, 2022 as Executrix of the Estate of PEGGY CONSTANCE PUTNAM; AKA, PEGGY CRAWFORD PUTNAM; AKA, PEGGY C. PUTNAM, 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, Donica Star Davis; aka, Star McCraw Davis, Executrix, on or before the 22nd of September, 2022 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

Having qualified on 14th day of June, 2022 as Executrix of the Estate of CLINE BORDERS HAMRICK, 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, Kathryn Mae Hocutt Hamrick, Executrix, on or before the 22nd of September, 2022 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This the 22nd day of June, 2022.

This the 22nd day of June, 2022.

This the 22nd day of June, 2022.

Christina Sain Bowman, Administratrix Estate of: Vincent H. Bowman 337 Hicks Hill Road Lawndale, NC 28090

Donica Star Davis; aka, Star McCraw Davis, Executrix Estate of: Peggy Constance Putnam; aka, Peggy Crawford Putnam; aka, Peggy C. Putnam 3815 Artee Road Shelby, NC 28150

Kathryn Mae Hocutt Hamrick, Executrix Estate of: Cline Borders Hamrick 2504 Rockford Rd Shelby, NC 28152

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 21st day of June, 2022 as Executor of the Estate of JERRY PEARSON, 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, Brian Pearson, Executor, on or before the 29th of September, 2022 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

Having qualified on 29th day of June, 2022 as Executrix of the Estate of DOROTHY GIBSON CANIPE, 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, Deborah Head, Executrix, on or before the 6th of October, 2022 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

Having qualified on 17th day of June, 2022 as Administratrix of the Estate of FREYA LINEBERGER, 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, Jocelyn Williams, Administratrix, on or before the 22nd of September, 2022 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This the 29th day of June, 2022.

This the 6th day of July, 2022.

This the 22nd day of June, 2022.

Brian Pearson, Executor Estate of: Jerry Pearson 643 Bell Road Kings Mountain, NC 28086

Deborah Head, Executrix Estate of: Dorothy Gibson Canipe 114 Ridgefield Rd. Shelby, NC 28150

Jocelyn Williams, Administratrix Estate of: Freya Lineberger 921 Hillcrest Ave. Gastonia, NC 28052

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LEGAL NOTICE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS Having qualified on 30th day of March, 2021 as Administrator of the Estate of LEROY SMITH, deceased, of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against the estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned, Dennis L. Smith, Administrator, on or before the 22nd of September, 2022 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 22nd day of June, 2022. Dennis L. Smith, Administrator Estate of: Leroy Smith 3008 Acer Place-Apt. 108 Charlotte, NC 28216 KMH (6/22, 29, 7/06 & 13/2022)

LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATOR Having qualified as Administratror of the Estate of BRENDA KAY ALLEN (22 E 514), 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 Shannon Allen, Administrator, c/o A. Susan Biggers, Deaton & Biggers, P.L.L.C., 402 East Graham Street, Shelby, North Carolina 28150, on or before October 6, 2022, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 6th day of July, 2022. Shannon Allen Administrator of the Estate of Brenda Kay Allen c/o A. Susan Biggers Deaton & Biggers, P.L.L.C. 402 East Graham Street Shelby, North Carolina 28150

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Covid vaccination the best defense, CDC advises Twenty million more children became eligible for COVID-19 vaccination on June 18, when CDC expanded recommendations to include children ages 6 months through 5 years. CDC now recommends COVID-19 primary series vaccines for everyone ages 6 months and older and COVID-19 boosters for everyone ages 5 years and older, if eligible. CDC’s COVID Data Tracker

shows that over 267,000 children in this youngest age group have received at least one dose of either the three-dose pediatric Pfizer vaccine or the two-dose pediatric Moderna vaccine since June 18. Over 654,000 children ages 5 to 11 years have received a booster. COVID-19 vaccines are safe and continue to undergo the most intensive safety monitoring in U.S.

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: C. J. COSTNER aka CLARENCE JACKSON COSTNER, Deceased

history. Not all places that offer adult vaccines, like pharmacies, are able to vaccinate young children. COVID-19 vaccines for young children are primarily administered at health departments and pediatrician offices, so it’s always a good idea to call ahead to schedule an appointment. Vaccinating everyone ages 6 months and older is the best defense against serious illness, hospitaliza-

tion, and death related to COVID-19. Even healthy children without underlying medical conditions can get severe COVID-19 or suffer from long-term health complications after recovering from COVID19. To find COVID-19 vaccines for children, parents and caregivers can talk to a doctor, nurse, pharmacist, call the local health department or clinic, or visit vaccines.gov.

LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS

Having qualified on 14th day of June, 2022 as Administratrix-CTA of the Estate of JEWEL HOLTZCLAW, 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, Sybil Mae Edwards, Administratrix-CTA, on or before the 22nd of September, 2022 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

Having qualified on 14th day of June, 2022 as Administratrix of the Estate of PEGGIE HOLTZCLAW, 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, Sybil Mae Edwards, Administratrix, on or before the 22nd of September, 2022 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This the 22nd day of June, 2022.

This the 22nd day of June, 2022.

Sybil Mae Edwards, Administratrix-CTA Estate of: Jewel Holtzclaw P.O. Box 233 Polkville , NC 28136

Sybil Mae Edwards, Administratrix Estate of: Peggie Holtzclaw P.O. Box 233 Polkville , NC 28136

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STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

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Having qualified as Administratrix of the Estate of RONNIE STEVEN SPARKS (21 E 913), 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 Barbara Jean Watts Sparks, Administratrix c/o A. Susan Biggers, Deaton & Biggers, P.L.L.C., 402 East Graham Street, Shelby, North Carolina 28150, on or before October 6, 2022, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS and DEBTORS

This the 6th day of July, 2022.

Having qualified on the 22nd day of June, 2022 as Executor of the Estate of C. J. Costner aka Clarence Jackson Costner, 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 Executor on or before the 30th day of September, 2022 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to the estate should make immediate payment.

Barbara Jean Watts Sparks Administratrix of the Estate of Ronnie Steven Sparks c/o A. Susan Biggers Deaton & Biggers, P.L.L.C. 402 East Graham Street Shelby, North Carolina 28150 KMH (7/06, 13, 20 & 27/2022)

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS Having qualified on 22nd day of June, 2022 as Administrator of the Estate of PHLIZA MICELL PENDERGRASS, deceased, of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against the estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned, Brenton S. Begley, Administrator, on or before the 13th of October, 2022 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 13th day of July, 2022. Brenton S. Begley, Administrator Estate of: Phliza Micell Pendergrass McINTYRE ELDER LAW 233 E Graham Street Shelby, NC 28150 KMH (7/13, 20, 27 & 8/03/2022)

This the 29th day of June, 2022 Garry F. Costner, Executor 147 Circle Drive Salisbury, NC 28144 C. Andrew Neisler, Jr CLONINGER & NEISLER ATTYS P.O. Box 515, 300 E. King Street Kings Mountain, NC 28086 KM (6/29; 7/6,13,20/22)

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EXECUTRIX NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

Having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of STONEWALL JACKSON OATES (22 E 496), deceased, late of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against said estate to Bettina Renee Oates, c/o A. Susan Biggers, Deaton & Biggers, P.L.L.C., 402 East Graham Street, Shelby, North Carolina 28150, on or before October 6, 2022, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 6th day of July, 2022.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED INSTALLMENT FINANCING The public will take notice that a public hearing will be held at City Hall, 101 W. Gold Street, Kings Mountain, North Carolina in Council Chambers at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, for the purpose of discussing two proposed installment financing agreements as follows: The City of Kings Mountain, North Carolina desires to enter into an installment financing agreement pursuant to N.C.G.S. §160A-20 in the principal amount not to exceed $10,400,000 to pay for the costs of an expansion of the City’s Electric infrastructure to create additional system capacity to serve the citizens of Kings Mountain. The City of Kings Mountain, North Carolina desires to enter into an installment financing agreement pursuant to N.C.G.S. §160A-20 in the principal amount not to exceed $2,500,000 to pay for the costs of an expansion of the City’s Natural Gas infrastructure to create additional system capacity to serve the citizens of Kings Mountain. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Opportunity for public input will be offered during the public hearing portion of the meeting. Chris Costner Finance Director

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS Having qualified on 16th day of June, 2022 as Administrator-CTA of the Estate of DORCAS DELIA ROSS;AKA, DORCAS SCHENCK ROSS, deceased, of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against the estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned, Brenton S. Begley, Administrator-CTA, on or before the 6th of October, 2022 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned.

Bettina Renee Oates Executrix of the Estate of Stonewall Jackson Oates c/o A. Susan Biggers Deaton & Biggers, P.L.L.C. 402 East Graham Street Shelby, North Carolina 28150

This the 6th day of July, 2022.

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Brenton S. Begley, Administrator Estate of: Dorcas Delia Ross; aka, Dorcas Schenck Ross McINTYRE ELDER LAW 233 E Graham Street Shelby, NC 28150

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NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATRIX

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF CLEVELAND

Having qualified as Administratrix of the Estate of SIMMS LEIGH OTTINGER WILSON (22 E 554), 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, A. Susan Biggers, Deaton & Biggers, Administratrix, Deaton & Biggers, P.L.L.C., 402 East Graham Street, Shelby, North Carolina 28150, on or before October 6, 2022, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 6th day of July, 2022.

The City of Kings Mountain does not discriminate on the basis of disability. If you need an auxiliary aid or service or other accommodation in order to attend or fully participate at this meeting, please contact the Office of the City Clerk at 704-734-0333 in advance of the meeting so that your request can be considered.

A. Susan Biggers Administratrix of the Estate of Simms Leigh Ottinger Wilson Deaton & Biggers, P.L.L.C. 402 East Graham Street Shelby, North Carolina 28150

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS Having qualified on 14th day of June, 2022 as Administrator of the Estate of BETTY ELAINE MORRISON, deceased, of Cleveland County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against the estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned, Brenton S. Begley, Administrator, on or before the 29th of September, 2022 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the said estate to please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 29th day of June, 2022. Brenton S. Begley, Administrator Estate of: Betty Elaine Morrison McINTYRE ELDER LAW 233 E Graham Street Shelby, NC 28150 KMH (6/29, 7/06, 13 & 20/2022)


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ANNOUNCING OUR NEW OFFICE LOCATION. The SALVATION ARMY of Cleveland & Rutherford County’s Office is now located at 310 West Dixon Blvd., Shelby NC 28152. Phone (704) 482-0375 NEW! SOUL’S HARBOR MINISTRIES BIBLE STUDY @ Manor on Main 226 S. Main St. Mount Holly, NC 28120. Additional events: Youth rallies, game nights, prayer nights! harbor4u.com We can’t wait to meet you! (704) 812-8026 office@harbor4u.com

COINS * COINS * COINS. We Buy & Sell Coins. “Coin Collector Supplies.” JAKE’S KNIVES & COLLECTIBLES. 1008 South Lafayette Street, Shelby. Call 704-600-6996 (980) 2955568 75TH SKINNER FAMILY REUNION. INVITATION TO THE 75th SKINNER FAMILY REUNION. DESCENDANTS OF WILLIAM SKINNER AND ELIZABETH AIKMAN. SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 2022 at TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH, 746 TRINITY CHURCH ROAD, MOORESBORO, NC. GREETING 12:30 TO 1:00. PRAY AND EAT AT 1:00 UNTIL “BRING A PICNIC BASKET”. COME AND VISIT, TALK ABOUT OLD TIMES AND REMINISCE. BRING ANY OLD PHOTOS AND SHARE STORIES, PRINTED FAMILY TREES AND BOOKS FILLED WITH INFORMATION OF THE PAST. INFO CONTACT: rskinner@ carolina.rr.com

COATS PERFORMANCE YARNS (CLEVEMONT). Coats Performance Yarns (Clevemont) 501 York Road, Kings Mountain. Apply Within. 8 hour shifts. For more information, email Kimberly.Durden@coats. com or call 704-739-4119.

LEGAL SALES REP / CLIENTSVCSREP. NY Law Firm is seeking s/o experienced in Sales to convert calls, emails, online chats to signed legal retainers (sales) in the E-Commerce Online Marketplace Legal field. Competitive candidates must be organized, have very strong communication skills and be able to manage time effectively. Salary is commensurate with experience. Position is Full-time, 40 hours/ week, may require evening hours/weekends, holidays and overtime. Primarily remote work but may have to attend in-person meetings periodically and for training in the Spindale/Rutherfordton areas. When become eligible, benefits include 401k (w/co match), possible Health Insurance, Dental, Life Ins, Vision, EAP, paid time off and potential for bonuses. Potential clients call us for help and are under a lot of duress. Therefore candidates must be empathetic and good listeners and have strong interpersonal skills. A legal background is preferred but not required. You will be trained to understand the inner workings of all areas of our practice, work with our attorneys and paralegals, billing and ethics. Only serious candidates with experience in Sales (not Retail Customer Service) will be considered. We are an EOE. (212) 2955811 EliR@amazonsellerslawyer.com EXPERIENCED AUTO BODY TECH/MECHANIC NEEDED. Your Shop or mine. Must have own tools and valid drivers license. (704) 445-0970

GOLDEN DOMERS TOY AND HOBBY. Visit our NEW LOCATION .....Model Cars, Die-cast Cars & Trucks, Tractors, Hot Wheels, Construction Toys, Sports Memorabilia, Autographed Items, Hard to Find Items! See Mike & Brandon Willis. We’re located at 104 Oliver Ave. (behind El Acapulco Mexican Restaurant in Boiling Springs), Shelby 704-297-0102 or 704-297-0103 GLENWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY is accepting new students. NC scholarships available to families who qualify. Contact Frankie McDaniel 828-305-4233. (828) 305-4233

REUNIONS 1980 SHELBY HIGH CLASS REUNION. The SHS Class of 1980 is having its 42nd class reunion. October 1, 2022. For more information please contact: Pam Blanton Williams at 704-692-2472 or email : Pamw784@gmail.com or Lynn McCarver Hicks 704-284-3303

EMPLOYMENT NEEDED: ONCE OR TWICE MONTH MAID. References required. Please Call and leave voicemail. NO texts. Gastonia. (980) 745-5396 ONE ON ONE CARE is hiring for full/part time in the group homes for 2nd shift. Transport experience recommended not required. Hrs are 2p-11p weekdays and 8p-8a weekends. Apply in person at 203 Lee St., Shelby

EYEBROW THREADING. LOOKING FOR SOMEONE EXPERIENCED IN EYEBROW THREADING TO WORK FULL TIME OR PART TIME. WE ARE LOCATED IN CAROLINA PLACE MALL. CALL 202-213-5227 FOR AN INTERVIEW (202) 213-5227 MPASHAEI79@GMAIL.COM

5 STAR AUTO SALES HIRING 30 hours a week. No experience necessary. Must be able to work independently, be honest, very dependable, and able to take detailed notes. Will learn all aspects of the business plus help with the storage units next door. Starting pay $10 an hour. Apply in person/No phone calls. 2-4 Monday-Friday. 5 Star Auto Sales, 1002 Polkville Road (Hwy 226 N.), Shelby, NC 28150

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GRADING, EXCAVATION, DUMP TRUCK, SEPTIC. Local grading and excavation contractor that offers start to finish services. From day 1 lot clearing to final landscape after house is built, we do it all. Driveways, roadways, erosion control, building pads, utility trenching and much more. If it involves improving your land, call us. We can also haul gravel, mulch, dirt, sand or whatever you need hauled. We are certified to install and repair septic systems in North Carolina. Our company is insured and available to provide you with a free estimate. Our company is Veteran owned so we extend a 10% labor discount to all Veterans, First Responders and Senior Citizens. We also provide 10% labor discount to returning customers. We proudly serve Rutherford County and the surrounding areas. Call, Text or Email any time. Justin Bailey www.firmrootsgrading.com (828) 305-5371 firmrootsgrading@gmail.com GRAVEL $170/TON. Miscellaneous junk removal, Trenching excavator, $65/hr, $50/unload. Firewood, tree-trimming except over house. Estimate, 864490-9803 complaints or problems. CALL US FIRST. PRESSURE WASHING, Deck Restoring, Handyman Services, Hot Water Tanks, Minor Repairs, Much More! Over 25 years exp, Honest Dependable. Call 704-6924449 TRIPLE D PAINTING, LLC. All your painting needs. Free estimates. Over 25 yrs experience! Facial board replacement available!!! Making your home, building or business look new again. (704) 418-5736 childresstracy1@gmail.com WILL CLEAN HOUSES AND BUSINESSES. Worked 15 years in hotel housekeeping. Reasonable rates. Call for details. (704) 419-9016 bmcvene@att.net RETIRED GENERAL CONTRACTOR AVAILABLE. “SPECIALIZING IN DECKS” Repairs and New Construction. Rutherford/Cleveland County areas. Contact Bob at (828) 476-6058 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

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NEW HOPE PRESCHOOL IS REOPENING! First Day of School: Tuesday, September 6th. Preschool every Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday from 9:00 - 12:00. Welcoming All 3 and 4 Year old children to come share a wonderful year of learning, growing, and fun! Registration Fee: $50 Monthly Tuition: $175 New Hope Baptist Church, Earl, NC. Email or call for more information! (803) 389-3282 newhopepreschool04@gmail. com

YARD SALES CLEVELAND COUNTY MULTI-FAMILY YARD SALE SATURDAY, JULY 16th, 8 am11 am. Rain date: Saturday, July 23rd. Love’s Fishbox, 1104 Shelby Road, Kings Mountain, NC 28086 RUTHERFORD COUNTY FRIDAY-SATURDAY, JULY 15 & 16. 8AM-2PM. Model trains, specialty cake pans, household, Christmas, toys, miscellaneous. 840 Shiloh Road, Forest City, NC 28043

ANTIQUES ANTIQUES FOR SALE. Antique Cruet Set $150. Reproduction Cruet set 450. Glass Ice Buckets with tongs $25 ea. Hobo Box $40. Nippon China Tea Pot, Creamer & Sugar, $60. Lots of other antiques for sale. 300 mostly large antique marbles $60. Child’s Colonial Wooden Table, 2 chairs, $50. Child’s Wooden China Hutch $50. Call between 12:00 & 6:00pm. (704) 300-0030

FOR SALE TRAILERS, LAWNMOWER TRAILERS, Flatbed Trailers, Enclosed Trailers, Horse and Cattle Trailers, Saddlery. Check our prices and quality before you buy. Bridges Riding Equipment. Boiling Springs, NC. 704-434-6389, (704) 473-0867 GASTON MEMORIAL PARK 2 PLOTS Veterans Section near main entrance, 2 grave plot fronts on road, $8000. Approximate GPS location 35.249,-81.143 veteranplot@ runbox.us

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

HOME REMODELING. Interior and exterior remodeling. Tile, decks, flooring, we do it all! Call Charlie today for your free estimate! (828) 244-7087 charliejohnston32@gmail.com WE BUILD FENCES AND DECKS. Call 704-274-0452 or (704) 977-6355 JIM’S PAINTING SERVICES. Exterior painting only. We also stain decks. Free estimates. You will be pleased with our work. We have references. 828287-9272. (828) 429-7511 SHIPMAN’S MASONRY- 48 YEARS EXPERIENCE. Brick, Block & Stone, Outside Fireplaces, Foundations, Underpinnings. “Free Estimates”. 1st Quality Work! (863) 532-1587 COPPERHEAD ROAD LAWN AND FIELD. Give us a call for prompt friendly service. Offering lawn care and field services (light tractor work, soil sampling and analysis) at reasonable prices. Standard lawn package: (mowing, trimming, blowing off driveways and porches.) (704) 692-0662

PRIDE MOBILITY CHAIR. Electric wheel chair, seat lifts to 26 “. delivered, warranty. 225 lb weight limit. Call Scooterman John. 704-951-4224 or MT 704438-1292.$695 mobilityservices07@gmail.com FREE UPRIGHT PIANO. Vintage Lester. You move. “Very Heavy”. (704) 538-5049 SEASONED FIREWOOD. Small bundles stretch wrapped $5 each. Will deliver 15 miles outside Cherryville. $40 minimum for delivery. 704-5383081, (704) 435-3970

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1995 FORD RANGER ALUMINUM RIMS with tires, set of 4, 225/R70/R14, $800. China cabinet $350. 3 piece white wall cabinets $250. TV stand, $50. Dresser with mirror $75, oil heater $125, door $40, wood bed (no mattress or box spring) $85. Table with 4 chairs $125. Gun cabinet $65, stainless settle kitchen sink $65. Roll away bed, no mattress $50. 40 boxes yard sale stuff $300. Treadmill $250.100 lb propane tank for 2 bottles $185. Baby stroller $50, desk $50 Home Lite water pump $250, (3) 26” girls bikes $75 each. Baby changer $50. 18x20 building $900, with contents $1800. (803) 818-1215

2 CEMETERY PLOTS, MONROE NC. Lakeland Memorial Park, Garden Section, 1/2 Price OBO. (704) 562-2509 kevinmhelms@gmail.com

PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS with Scratch Pads! Press Room Printing. 704-482-2243. (704) 538-5788 CLEVELAND COUNTY GARAGE 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. ALL TRAILERS CASH, FINANCE, CREDIT CARDS or RENT TO OWN. J Johnson Sales Forest City, NC. Thursday - Friday 10-5, Saturday 1012. Ph. (828) 245-5895 METAL ROOFING IN STOCK! Thursday - Friday 10-5 Saturday 10-12. J Johnson Sales (828) 245-5895 NEW USED REPO BUILDINGS Thursday - Friday 10-5 Sat. 10-12 J Johnson Sales 2690 US Hwy 221 South, Forest City, NC (828) 245-5895 STORAGE BUILDINGS NEW, USED, REPO’S. LARGE SELECTION! CASH or RENT TO OWN. NO CREDIT CHECK! J Johnson Sales 2690 Hwy 221 South, Forest City Thursday - Friday 10-5 Saturday 10-12 (828) 245-5895 RENT TO OWN TRAILERS. ENCLOSED, DUMP, GOOSENECK, CAR HAULERS. Thursdays - Fridays 10-5, Sat. 10-12. J Johnson Sales, inc. (828) 245-5895 SOLE E35 ELLIPTICAL MACHINE EXCELLENT CONDITION (843) 759-2800 MOVING SALE. Oak Dining Table with 6 chairs, asking $350. Oak Curved Glass China Cabinet, asking $850. Dark Oak Corner Cabinet, asking $400. 3 piece Pecan Finish Bedroom Suite, full size Bed with Dresser & Mirror and 1 Night Stand, asking $300. Whirlpool Dryer, $50 Kenmore Washing machine, $50. 25” White Refrigerator w/Double Doors and bottom Freezer, asking $699. (704) 477-6114

EMMETT KELLY FIGURINES. Call to find out which ones we have and prices. Call or text 704-418-9331. (704) 418-3799 vablab08@gmail.com BIG TRUCK TIRES FOR SALE. 11R225, 11R245, Low Pro 245. All virgin tires. $25 per tire. (704) 740-9238 2013 SURVERYOR. SPT296BR. Price-$22,500. Call: 704-418-3519. YAMAHA BABY GRAND PIANO SIX FOOT YAMAHA GRAND PIANO IN EXCELLENT CONDITION AND WELL MAINTAINED. PERFECT FOR AUDITORIUMS AND CHURCHES OR LIVING ROOMS. $5000 (704) 692-1885 YLAMAR007@GMAIL.COM

WANT TO BUY DANNY’S AUTOWERKS. Buying used or junk cars. Competitive prices. Call Danny 828-2893081 or Jimmy 828-289-1175. WE BUY JUNK VEHICLES WE BUY JUNK CARS, TRUCKS AND VANS, PAYING CASH!!!! (704) 4875244 KODAK SLIDE PROJECTOR. Call 704-482-4009 if you have one to sell. CASH FOR YOUR CAR. Running or not, title or no title. Call Charles Dellinger at Red Road Towing. 704692-6767, (704) 487-0228 I PAY CASH FOR DIABETIC TEST STRIPS. Up to $10 per 100ct. Must be Unused, Unexpired. I’m local and pay fast. (828) 577-4197 WANT TO BUY. ATV’s, PopUp Campers and Small Travel Trailers. Call 828-429-3935. 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

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RIDING LAWNMOWERS. TORO LX 426 , 20 HP - $65. Craftsman 18 HP - $350 and Honda 11 HP -$325. 803-6276067.

ASSORTMENT OF CHILTON REPAIR MANUALS. I have a large assortment of Chilton Auto Repair Manuals. Some are imports and trucks. Some Motor Manuals all are hard back copies. Best Offer! (704) 300-1818 kim_hopper@bellsouth.net 1999 DODGE 1500. $800. I have ‘99 Dodge pickup, been wrecked, has some good body parts, has good 360 engine and new radiator. (704) 300-1818 kim_hopper@bellsouth.net

26HP DIESEL DEUTZ ALLIS TRACTOR. Includes 5’ bushhog and 4’ box blade, has quick hitch, 1,150 total hours, runs smooth, $4,900 obo. Large spools of smooth galvanized wire used for fencing or grape vines. Call for price. 20 new vinyl windows for sale for half price, thermo pane. Call for sizes and price. (828) 302-5110 GATOR FOR SALE 6 wheel, 4 wheel drive. Runs good. Needs brakes. $3,000. (704) 472-1316

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

DACHSHUND PUPPIES FOR SALE. WILL BE READY FOR A FOREVER HOME AUGUST 1ST. ONLY 3 BOYS LEFT. $500 EACH. CONTACT TRACY AT 704-300-1485 (704) 300-1485 TSHIRLEN0208@GMAIL.COM

FOOD GRADE TOTES. $100. #2 Soap Totes $75. Solid Top Plastic Barrels $10. Plastic Feed Barrels $20. (828) 3274782 LIKE NEW, MEN’S HUFFY BICYCLE. Great Condition Must See! $50.00. Great Trail Rider. Call 828-782-7221 PLANTS FOR SALE. Hosta, Yellow Bells, Iris, Daylily, early blooming trees. Small Japanese Maple. 828-245-0245.

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

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES NEW COMPANY SEEKING BRAND PARTNERS. New company launch - August 1, 2022. Get positioned now! Our company has partnered with a major manufacturing company resulting in a BRAND NEW COMPANY... We will launch an online marketplace featuring liquid nutraceuticals using cutting-edge nanotechnology that provides superior absorption... as well as... a line of bath, body, and home care products using the highest quality, clean, green, toxin-free ingredients. The company has also acquired the Exclusive Rights to a proven product that helped launch a well-known Billion $ brand. I know some of the principals involved... this is the REAL DEAL... this will make waves in the industry. This is a personal invitation to join us NOW before the masses find out... we are positioning people NOW. This is your chance to get ‘first mover advantage’, since we have the unique ability to position people on our team now … BEFORE the official company launch. For a sneak peak and more info, go to https://ytmfunnel.com/ tour/#100820. You can either watch it happen or be part of it. I would rather you be part of it! (919) 229-5229 robin. healthandwealth@gmail.com

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TOY SHIH-POO MALE PUPPY. Wolf sable. Worming & shots UTD. $800. (828) 3910919

FOR SALE Don’t Wait! 3 Pressure Pots, Jars 1/2 gallon 12/ $10.00,Quarts $7.00 per case. Pints $6.00 case 828-755-4273

KEGERATOR DANBY Kegerator excellent condition, with all hoses and CO2 tank gauges etc. (407) 616-9628 jackhowarthhomes@aol.com

5 FRAME HONEYBEE NUCS WITH Bees. Also Bee Equipment and Honey for sale. 704674-8486.

LOTS OF ITEMS FOR SALE. I have a lot of stuff for sale in building. Toys, dishes, etc. Call (704) 240-8023

7 YEAR OLD POODLE FEMALE. Miniature. Blonde. Good with kids & other animals. $400. (828) 391-0919 BABY & ADULT RABBITS. All colors, male & female. $25$45. Call for info. (828) 3910919

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Atrium Health provides $2.46 billion in community benefit Atrium Health continues to be the largest provider of community benefit among health systems in the region. New numbers released today show the Atrium Health enterprise returned $2.46 billion in community benefit to the areas it serves in the form of uncompensated and under-compensated care, as well as other community benefits, during its 2021 fiscal year. Atrium Health adheres to a “for all” mission, meaning if someone needs medical care, it won’t turn them away, regardless of their ability or inability to pay. Its mission goes beyond providing medical care. It also means engaging in improving overall health, helping to address critical life needs like food, housing, and economic opportunity. “Atrium Health is more than just a health system,”

said Eugene A. Woods, president & CEO of Atrium Health. “We are, first and foremost, a neighbor to more than 7 million people in our service areas, and we pride ourselves on our deep commitment to our communities. Our $2.46 billion in community benefit this past year – a new annual record – has gone toward helping a grandfather who doesn’t have health insurance; a mother who needs healthy food to feed her children; a young woman who dreams of becoming a neurosurgeon. The health and well-being of our community is at the heart of everything we do to improve health, elevate hope, and advance healing – for all.” The $2.46 billion community benefit number is $160 million higher than the previous year and its highest-ever community benefit number. Atrium Health’s community bene-

fit is also among the highest in the nation, representing 19.1% of its total operating expense – greater than the 10 largest health systems in the nation. To put the community benefit number into context, the amount given back to communities is slightly less than the state of North Carolina’s annual budget spending for the Department of Public Safety last year. With roughly 7 million people living in our service areas, $2.46 billion equates to more than $350 per person invested back into the community in uncompensated or under-compensated care and other community benefits. Hospital systems are paid for providing care to patients on a government-funded health care program, such as Medicare or Medicaid. But the fact is, the payments received do not cover the actual cost

of providing that care. Last year, Atrium Health incurred $1.1 billion in losses serving Medicare patients and other subscribers to non-negotiated government programs and, as the largest Medicaid provider in the state of North Carolina, another $310 million in losses to care for Medicaid patients, due to the non-negotiable rates paid by government payers. Atrium Health recognizes that not everyone has access to or is eligible for health insurance coverage. Atrium Health has a generous financial assistance program in place designed to help those patients with charity care, discounts and no interest and low-interest payment options. It often automatically waives bills without the patient even having to ask for it, based on their income – in fact, over 100,000 patients benefit from this each year.

An additional 160,000 uninsured patients each year automatically receive an uninsured discount. Atrium Health provides free charity care to patients who are at or below 200% of the federal poverty level (FPL) and offers substantial discounts to those who are below 400% of the FPL. As part of that, Atrium Health writes off another $340 million of treatment for uninsured patients and $375 million for uninsured or underinsured patients who don’t qualify for one of its programs. Atrium Health is also on the leading edge of community health initiatives and other efforts to combat important issues like affordable housing, combatting hunger and addressing disparities in access to health care. Its involvement across a myriad of issues like these represented an additional $76 million

investment back into the communities it serves. One final element included in the annual community benefit number is something that will be of growing importance within the Atrium Health enterprise as a leading academic medical center: professional medical education and research. Wake Forest University School of Medicine is the academic core of Atrium Health. It will soon open a second campus in The Pearl innovation district in Midtown Charlotte. As that happens and the innovation district comes to life, Atrium Health will be expanding on the $227 million invested last year into training the next generation of medical professionals and searching for new therapies and cures that will improve health, elevate hope, and advance healing – for all.

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AKC GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPPIES. German Shepherd puppies West German Show line. All puppies come with full AKC registration and a 26 months hip elbow a genetic health guarantee in a contract from Swift Creek Shepherd Puppies are welped In an indoor climate controlled environment and socialize daily to achieve an outstanding temperament (252) 7020563 jvaughn@stockstaylor. com PARTY YORKIE PUPPIES CKC reg. 9 weeks old, had 1st shots and wormings. 4M/1F $1000 (704) 780-9826 tcaithlynn@yahoo.com FULL BLOODED GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPPIES. No papers. Parents on site. Solid black with a little white under neck. Ready for pick-up. Call 828-748-9614 or 828-460-8187. ADULT QUAIL $5 EACH. Quail Chicks $3 ea. Quail eggs $6 per doz. Pre order Bob Whites. Hatching Eggs. Laying Hens Available. (704) 476-9943

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GOLDENDOODLE PUPPIES. Multigenerational F1B, CKC, 1 male and 1 female, current shots, 4 months old, non shed, $400 (828) 607-1541 graceisours@hotmail.com

2005 CHEVROLET AVALANCHE 2wd, AT, 4Door, Cold air. Very good Condition, 200k miles, Must See call 828289-2722

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HOME FOR SALE- LAWNDALE Cute bungalow, situated on just over an acre, in Lawndale NC. Many updates. 2 BR, 1 large bath. Pantry (6’ x 4’) could easily be turned into a half bath. Newly renovated bathroom and kitchen, with updated paint and countertops. New exterior and interior paint. Original hardwoods in den and bedrooms, new flooring in bath, hall, and kitchen. Laundry area. Screened in back porch (6’ x 14’). New plumbing throughout. Updated electrical. Central heat/air. Vinyl double hung windows. Carport. Small workshop. Quiet neighborhood and street. No home across street, which allows for more privacy. Nice lot. Burns school district. Some appliances. Call for appointment to see or to ask questions. Shelby, NC 28150 (704) 472-4287 kellic33@ yahoo.com

MOVE IN SPECIAL. 2 & 3 Bedroom, deposit required. $200 weekly rates. Includes power and water. NO PETS. (704) 473-4299

2005 TOYOTA AVALON 112,906 miles, Call for Price, Clean luxury. (704) 748-1890 sales@ctcautosports.com 2005 HONDA ACCORD SDN. 131,200 miles, Call for Price. Clean. Call Corey 7047481890 (704) 748-1890 sales@ctcautosports.com

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AKC STANDARD POODLE. BEAUTIFUL 8 week old POODLE PUPPYS!! Parents are Akc and Health checked . On Site. Puppy tails are Docked and Dewclaws are removed. One year guarantee. Raised in my home. Union Grove N.C. UtD shots and worming. Price too sell.. Please call..336-469-4931 or text. Mullis.amanda@gmail. com

CARS & TRUCKS 2006 HYUNDAI SONATA. Call for information. (704) 477-9664

AMSTAFFY. BORN MARCH 20, 2022. Dewormed 4x Parvo 2x April 20th & June 17th 2022. Hazel Green Al. $300. Jenny (256) 804-5353 jennifer81077@yahoo.com

2005 TOYOTA PRIUS Hybrid (not plug-in), white. Cool air. Good condition, runs well. $4,500 or best offer. (704) 9424788 2002 NISSAN ALTIMA 4dr, sdn S auto, White. Excellent condition. Well maintained. 197,000 miles, Cost-$3500. Call: 704-418-0566.

2005 34 FOOT JAYCO EAGLE. RV on permanent site, gated community at Lake James Landing. Wrap-around deck with roof, large lot with outside building for golf cart. Swing, fire pit, lot has parking for boat. Location on front row. River view, lake view. Close to boat landing & pavilion. Must see! 828-245-1660 or 828429-0559.

MOTORCYCLES & ATVS SUZUKI QUAD RUNNER 250. Approximately 800 miles. $1600. 828-289-0997. 2014 INDIAN CHIEF VINTAGE. Red has all detachable. $12,500. Serious only. (704) 300-9223

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

STATEWIDE CLASSIFIED NETWORK ADS Miscellaneous $1,000 Reward! Searching for old Boy Scout Merit Badge Sashes, Order of the Arrow silver jewelry and insignia, Tali Taktaki WWW Honor Society. Johnny Pleasants 919-5486970 johnjpleasants@hotmail. com Home Improvement BEAUTIFUL BATH UPDATES in as little as ONE DAY! Superior quality bath and shower systems at AFFORDABLE PRICES! Lifetime warranty & professional installs. 833-987-0207 Home Improvement Eliminate gutter cleaning forever! LeafFilter, the most advanced debris-blocking gutter protection. Schedule a FREE LeafFilter estimate today. 15% off Entire Purchase. 10% Senior & Military Discounts. Call 1-877649-1190

Miscellaneous Replace your roof with the best looking and longest lasting material – steel from Erie Metal Roofs! Three styles and multiple colors available. Guaranteed to last a lifetime! Limited Time Offer - $500 Discount + Additional 10% off install (for military, health workers & 1st responders.) Call Erie Metal Roofs: 1-855-5851815 Miscellaneous STOP worrying! SilverBills eliminates the stress and hassle of bill payments. All household bills guaranteed to be paid on time, as long as appropriate funds are available. Computer not necessary. Call for a FREE trial or a custom quote today. SilverBills 1-866-530-1374 Miscellaneous DENTAL INSURANCE from Physicians Mutual Insurance

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YORKIES AND CHORKIES AND TCUPS 8 weeks and up with deworming and updated shots (919) 2291059 dreameycowgirl97@ gmail.com MINIATURE SCHNAUZER Beautiful male pups ready for furever home. Vet checked,UTD on shots, tails docked. AKC Soft mega coat, only 3 left of 10 (2 litters) These babies are raised in my home with lots of love, cuddles and playtime. Priced to sell. Message me at 704-534-4368 or email lpastore3@yahoo.com (704) 534-4368 lpastore3@yahoo.com

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Miscellaneous AUTO INSURANCE STARTING AT $49/ MONTH! Call for your fee rate comparison to see how much you can save! Call: 833-472-0580 Sale DISH Network. $64.99 for 190 Channels! Blazing Fast Internet, $19.99/mo. (where available.) Switch & Get a FREE $100 Visa Gift Card. FREE Voice Remote. FREE HD DVR. FREE Streaming on ALL Devices. Call today! 1-877-920-7405 Time Share Wesley Financial Group, LLC Timeshare Cancellation Experts. Over $50,000,000 in timeshare debt and fees cancelled in 2019. Get free informational package and learn how to get rid of your timeshare! Free consultations. Over 450 positive reviews. Call 844-213-6711

NICE COUNTRY LIVING. 2 BR mobile homes for rent. 10 minutes from Shelby. NO PETS. Seniors welcome. No Texts. 843-957-9299. LIONS SENIOR VILLAGE HAS 1 bedroom HUD subsidized apartments for low income seniors. Taking applications. Age 62 or older. Equal Housing Opportunity. 211 North Morgan Street, (704) 482-7723 MOBILE HOMES & APARTMENTS. In Kings Mountain. Price starting at $100 per week. Call (704) 739-4417

TURN YOUR HOUSE INTO CASH? I PURCHASE UNWANTED RENTAL PROPERTY AND/OR STARTER HOMES. MUST BE PRICED TO SELL! “QUICK CLOSINGS”! Call 704-472-0006.

FOR RENT CLEVELAND COUNTY 1 BEDROOM APARTMENT, VERY PRIVATE Area. New kitchen appliances. All utilities furnished including WiFi. $1000 per month. Waco Area. (704) 300-2233

HICKORY CREEK APARTMENTS FOR SENIORS. (62 and older), disabled (50 and older). Shelby. Now taking applications for waiting list. 418 East Warren Street, (704) 487-6354 RUTHERFORD COUNTY 2 & 3 BEDROOM MOBILE HOMES. Small private park between Spindale and Forest City. Starting at $550 per month. 828-382-0475. YORK COUNTY

FOR LEASE- OFFICE SPACE. Over 800 s.f. breakroom included. Brand new HVAC, brand new flooring, and ground level entry. $1,250 per month including water. 112 E. Dixon Blvd., Suite 2, Shelby, NC 28152, (704) 923-1698 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.

STEEL CARPORTS & GARAGES 12 wide, 18, 20, 22, 24 & 30 wides on display. Large onsite display. J Johnson Sales Forest City 2690 Hwy 221 South. Thursday - Friday 10-5 Saturday 10-12. Ph.

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Wyldwood Stringband at Earl Scruggs center stage Thursday, July 14 By Loretta Cozart This Thursday, July 14, Earl Scruggs Center Stage Concert Series features Wyldwood String Band from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Wyldwood Stringband is the collaboration of Caroline Tanner, Sarah Hollis, and Phil Lanier. Each of them separated by a decade, but with the same passion, the evolution of bluegrass and old-time folk music. Sarah’s father and Phil’s uncle played in a bluegrass band together “Bitter Creek” in the 70s, they are from right here

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where the music began in North Carolina. Caroline in from western Canada and fell in love with bluegrass on Vancouver Island before moving the heartland of the music that stole her heart. Bringing their various backgrounds together Wyldwood Stringband strives to honor the traditions from which the music came, while pushing it forward and having a good time along the way. All tickets are General Admission for $10 and a cash bar is available.

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By JIM MILLER Editor

Electric Trikes Provide Older Riders Fun, Fitness and Safety Dear Savvy Senior, What can you tell me about electric trikes for semi-seniors? I used to cycle a lot in my younger years but have some balance problems and don’t trust myself on a two-wheeler anymore. I’ve read that electric powered trikes are a good option for older riders but could use some help choosing one. Unsteady Eddie Dear Eddie, Electric powered adult tricycles – also known as e-trikes – are a great cycling option for older adults with balance or stamina issues because they’re safe and super fun to ride, and easy on an aging body. Here’s what you should know, along with some tips to help you shop for one. Safer Cycling If you’re interested in cycling, but worry about falling or injuring yourself, e-trikes are a great choice because of the three-wheeled stability they provide. With a trike you can ride as slow as you want without ever losing your balance, which is very reassuring for most older riders. E-trikes also come with a small electric

powered motor to enhance the riding experience, so when you saddle up and apply the throttle the motor will give you a boost when pedaling, or it will do all the work for you. This makes it much easier to whiz up hills and ride into headwinds without gassing yourself or taxing your knee joints.

Most e-trikes can reach speeds of anywhere between 15 and 28 miles per hour, and typically go somewhere between 20 and 55 miles on a single charge, depending on how much pedaling you do. Battery charge times will vary too, ranging anywhere from 3 to 8 hours.

In addition, most adult e-trikes are also made with a low “step through” design making mounting and dismounting easier; they typically come with big tires that ensure a smooth ride; have ergonomic handlebars that are easy to reach and grip; and offer oversize seats (some even have backrests) for comfort and support.

How to Choose To help you figure out the right kind of e-trike for you, ask yourself how and where you plan to ride it. If you’re primarily interested in a leisurely ride around the neighborhood for pleasure, fitness or running errands, an upright cruiser e-trike that has a rear cargo basket would be a nice choice.

There are many different types of adult e-trikes to choose from with prices ranging anywhere from around $2,000 up to $7,000. To shop for one, contact some bike shops in your area to see what they offer, or you may need to order one online.

Some popular options in this category include: Addmotor’s M-340 Electric Fat Trike and M-360 Semi-Recumbent Trike (both $3,000, addmotor.com); Emojo Caddy Pro ($2,900, emojobike.com); Sixthreezero EVRYjourney 250W Tricycle ($2,200, sixthreezero.com); EWheels EW-29 ($2,000, ewheelsdealers.com); and Buzz Cerana T ($1,700, buzzbicycles.com).

When shopping for an e-trike, pay special attention to the motor, which determines how fast it will go, and the battery, which determines how far it will go between charges.

Or, if you’re looking to take longer road rides a recumbent e-trike may be a better option. These are aerodynamic,

low-to-the-ground stretched-out frame trikes that allow you to recline with your legs positioned in front of you. Catrike (catrike.com) and TerraTrikes (terratrike.com) are two of the biggest U.S. companies that make recumbent tadpole-style trikes (the two wheels are in front) and they both offer electric assist options at prices ranging from $5,000 to $,7000. There are also folding e-trikes, which are practical if you have limited home storage space or would like to take your trike with you when traveling. Some good options here include the Liberty Trike ($1,600, libertytrike. com) and Eunorau New-Trike ($2,500, eunorau-ebike.com). 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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