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McSwain becomes f irst a daptive McSwain becomes first adaptive Cackalack y Golf Athlete Cackalacky Golf Athlete

ment in November and will possibly attend two other tournaments in Georgia.

The United States Golf Association (USGA) established the U.S. Adaptive Open Championship in 2022 to showcase the world’s best golfers with disabilities. The inaugural championship was played at Pinehurst.

Adaptive golf continues to o grow year after year and it’s s i immpressive to see what these e p players are able to do, said a s spokesperson for Cackalackkyy.

Brandon was born with a partial left arm after the umbilical cord was wrapped around his arm in the womb.

“For a one arm golfer and in the adaptive world, I am a pretty good golfer,” McSwain

He recently attended the first adaptive Clinic in Charlotte as Carolina Adaptive golf is expanding to the Charlotte region.

Brandon has been playing golf for approximately five years and calls himself an average weekend golfer.

“I have only been playing serious competitive golf for around three months now,” Brandon said during the interview. To attend the qualifying for the U.S. Adaptive Open Golf Championship, was one for his

record books.

Brandon said he knew his first attempt at qualifying for the Open Championship would be difficult, but he competed anyway and is grateful to have done that.

He competed in the upper limb impairment category. He had no doubts that he would be able to compete with the others competing in Atlanta.

“I have gotten a lot of positive feedback and messages, but I would say the best one has to be that no matter what, have fun with it and enjoy the moment and experience,” he said.

Being Cackalacky Golf’s first athlete has made Brandon proud.

“I am glad to represent and be a part of a local brand that revolves around nothing but golf in the Carolinas,” he said.

Representing Carolina golf itself and all the great golf in both North and South Carolina is one of his finest achievements.

Among those who’ve supported him, in addition to his family, through his golf career have been his caddy Josh Beam and swing coach Seth McCurry.

“They have had my back through the


Originally from Fallston, Brandon lives in Lincolnton and is married to Claire McSwain. The couple has an 8-month-old son, Luke. When not working, he spends time with his family and on the golf course.

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Brandon (center) with his caddy Josh Beam (left) and swing coach Seth McCurry in Georgia recently.

A lesson in building a backyard retaining wall

Flat, even landscapes are often coveted in backyards. However, flat backyards are not always so easy to find. Fortunately, varied terrain does not mean that certain landscaping plans are entirely off limits, especially for homeowners willing to build retaining walls.

Retaining walls help turn steep slopes in a yard into terraced focal points. They also can reduce soil erosion in hilly areas and can be used for aesthetic purposes, like raised planters, or to create more usable space within the yard. When an inground pool or pond is cut into a backyard hill, a retaining wall helps keep the remaining portion of that hill from collapsing into the cut-away area.

When contemplating retaining wall projects, a lesson in physics and engineering may

be needed. A sturdy and longlasting retaining wall needs to be built in a way that will take into consideration the force of the soil and the point at which the soil will begin to slide away, advises the experts at The Family Handyman. If these calculations seem beyond the scope of your ability, installation of a retaining wall is a job best left to a professional. If you are ready to forge ahead, these tips can get you started. However, it’s important to note the potential benefits of working with others who have already built a retaining wall.

• Safety first: Call to have underground utilities plotted and marked before beginning any excavation.

• Map out your trench and begin to dig. The trench should have a level, compacted base as it will be the foundation for which the retaining wall ma-


terials, be they blocks, bricks or wood, sit in. A crushed stone base will help anchor the courses and serve to promote drainage. The Family Handyman says to bury the first course of the retaining wall one-tenth the height of the wall to prevent soil behind it from pushing the bottom out.

• Check for level. When placing blocks or timbers, make sure they are even with the first and periodically check for level as you go, advises the home improvement retailer Lowes®.

• Stagger and set back. The next row of blocks or material should be positioned so that the joints are staggered for blocks, bricks or wood. A masonry blade will be needed to cut the harder materials; a circular saw will cut timber. Also, work against gravity by setting the second course slightly back from the first to help push back against the

soil that is trying so hard to push forward. Repeat the process as each level is placed. Many retaining wall products are made with a lip to create this set back.

• Go with the grade. For especially steep slopes, a gradual step-up design may be more secure and more appealing than a very tall retaining wall. Each level of a stepped design should be done like the first.

• Backfill with stone for drainage. Using a layer of stone behind the retaining wall can help successfully direct water away so it will not increase the weight of the soil behind the wall and push against the retaining wall, advises The Home Depot.

Retaining walls serve different purposes in a yard. Building such a wall requires planning and careful execution to ensure the job is done correctly.

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WWII Day event at KM Historical Museum Sat.

Kings Mountain Historical Museum hosts its World War II Day event this Saturday, May 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the museum grounds.

Step back in time into the camps of World War II. Various displays and reenactors will be on site to talk and interact with museum guests about the US Military's involvement during the European Theater of Operations. This living history event's main focus will be the Airborne Operations (Parachute Infantry Regiment) during

World War II. Various uniforms, gear, weapons, demolitions and communications equipment will be on display outside on the museum grounds. Additionally, the Barber House open to the public with WWII cooking demonstrations with Susie Worcester.

This event is resented by the 508th Headquarters-Headquarters P.I.R. of the 82nd Airborne Division. Admission is free.

Veterans, active military, and their families enjoy free summer admission

Military members are invited to spend the summer with their families at The Schiele Museum of Natural History. From May 18, 2024 (Armed Forces Day) to September 2, 2024 (Labor Day), veterans, active military personnel, and their loved ones can enjoy free museum admission.

This is the third year Dignity Memorial has provided free museum visits for veterans and their families during summer. In addition, The Schiele is one of nearly 2,000 museums across the United States participating as a Blue Star Museum. Through a collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and the City of Gastonia, active military and their families will also enjoy free museum admission this summer. “We are grateful to The Schiele

Museum for participating in this summer’s Blue Star Museums program, and we hope military families will take this opportunity to create meaningful, lifelong memories,” said Maria Rosario Jackson, PhD, chair of the National Endowment for the Arts.

Military members can bring up to 5 family members per visit, and there is no limit on visits during the summer months. Some restrictions apply. For details and ID requirement details, visit blue-star-museums

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Clevie Spangler

1 ½ lbs. ground beef

1 c. fresh bread crumbs

1 egg, beaten

1 med. onion, chopped


½ (8-oz.) can tomato sauce

2 T. prepared mustard

2 T. brown sugar

1 ½ tsp. salt

¼ tsp. pepper

½ (8-oz.) can tomato sauce

2 T. vinegar

1 c. water

Mix ground beef, bread crumbs, egg, onion, salt, pepper and 4 ounces tomato sauce and form into a loaf.

Place in shallow pan and start to bake at 350°. Mix remaining tomato sauce (4 ounces) mustard, brown sugar, vinegar and water, then pour over cooking meat loaf. Continue to cook 1 ½ hours, basting occasionally.

Serves 6.


1 c. raisins

½ c. shortening

1 c. sugar

1 tsp. backing soda

2 1/3 c. plain flour

2 T. cocoa, unsweetened

½ tsp. ground cloves

½ tsp. cinnamon

½ tsp. nutmeg

½ tsp. allspice

¼ tsp. Salt 1 beaten egg

Place raisins in small saucepan with 2 cups water and boil for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and add shortening and cool. Sift together sugar, baking soda, flour, cocoa, salt and spices. Add cooled raisin mixture to above and stir to blend. Stir in egg. Divide mixture into 2 greased (9 x 5-inch) loaf pans. Bake at 350° for 35 minutes. Remove from pans and cool thoroughly. Put cakes together with frosting in middle and over top. Cover and refrigerate leftovers.


3 T. butter

2 T. cream cheese, softened 1½ c. confectioners’ sugar

(Ed. Note: The recipes in today’s Cooking Corner are from the Cleveland County ECA Centennial Cookbook. Cookbooks can be purchased for $20 (cash or check) at NC Cooperative Extension Cleveland County Center, 130 S. Post Rd., Suite 1, Shelby, NC 28152.

½ tsp. vanilla Milk

Combine cream cheese, butter, confectioners’ sugar and vanilla in mixing bowl. Beat in milk a tablespoon at a time to make a thick frosting.


Jean Ann Privett

2 cans crescent rolls 1½ c. sugar

1 tsp. cinnamon

2 (8-oz.) pkgs. cream cheese, softened

1 stick butter (real butter)

1 tsp. vanilla

Preheat oven to 350’. Press 1 can of crescent rolls into bottom of 9 x 13-inch pan. Mix cream cheese, 1 cup sugar and vanilla until creamy. Spread over rolls in pan. Cover with other can of rolls. Melt butter and pour over the top. Mix together the remaining ½ cup sugar and cinnamon: Sprinkle over the butter. Bake for 30 minutes.

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Saturday, May 25

What: Annual Rose Show

When: 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm, May 25.

Where: Cleveland County Extension Office,130 S. Post Rd., Shelby, NC.

More Info: The Cleveland Lincoln County Rose Society is hosting the annual Rose Show. Hundreds of roses will be judged for, Best in Class. The show includes Rose Arrangements and Rose Photography. The Beautiful Rose Show is open to the public at no charge. All roses will be sold at 4:00 pm - long stems 3/$1.00 and smaller rose 4/$1.00. These make beautiful arrangements for church or loved ones, bring your buckets to pick up your roses.

Saturday, June 15

What: Event with C.A.R.E.

When: 11:30 am until 2:30 pm, June 15.

Where: Discovery Nisson, 631 S. Post Rd., Shelby, NC.

More Info: Join us for a fun filled family day at the dealership! Just in time for Father’s day weekend we will have tons of activities for everyone! A few hi-lights: Cliffords Army Rescue (C.A.R.E.) will be on site with some of their rescue doggies and will be taking applications. (NO SAME DAY ADOPTIONS) Come get some puppy love and kisses and meet some of the most adorable and sweetest rescue pups. Unkle Huntz Concessions Food Truck and Carolina Catfish Company Food Truck will be pumping out hamburgers, hotdogs and more !! There will be a Bouncy House, Jumbo Connect 4, JENGA, UNO, Corn Hole, Chalk and SO MUCH MORE ! MUSIC - OF COURSE! - Jimmy Hall will be DJ and running the live podcast. There will also be a Raffle Basket with tons of goodies. Mark your calendars and be sure to join us for a day of fun and don’t forget meeting some Rescue Dogs. C.A.R.E (Clifford’s Army Rescue Extravaganza) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, all volunteer, dog rescue organization. Neighborhood Calender Deadline: Friday, 3 PM, prior to Thursday’s Edition. Go to & click on SUBMIT EVENTS.


Ellenboro Train Depot Museum: The Grand-Reopening of the Museum is Saturday June 1, 2024, at 124 Depot Street, Ellenboro, NC. The public is invited to the Opening Ceremony at 10:00 and to participate in public tours of the facility from 10:30-2:00. There is no admission charge. The facility is owned and operated by the non-profit Ellenboro Community Restoration Association.

Writers INK: Will meet on Friday, June 7 from 1-3 pm at the Cleveland County Library. This local writing group invites Writers of all levels to participate and ask that those interested bring a writing sample. Topics of discussion include writing formats for submissions and query letters. And writing prompts are given at each meeting.

Nar-Anon Support Group: Meets 6:30 pm weekly on Tuesdays at the First Baptist Church, 120 N. Lafayette St., Shelby, NC. Nar-Anon is a support group for those affected by someone else’s drug addiction. We meet in the classroom off Dale St. between Sumter & Campbell St. Park on the side of the church or in the alley. Signs are posted. Call Bill, 704-692-2092 or church office, 704-482-3467.

Al-Anon Support Groups: Al-Anon Family Support Groups support those who are affected by someone else’s drinking and drug use. No Name AFG meets on Mondays at 12noon at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 510 W Sumter St., Shelby. Contact Kay at 704-473-4891. Shelby AFG meets on Thursdays at 8:00 pm at Shelby Presbyterian Church, 226 E. Graham St., Shelby. Contact Jann at 704-692-7688.

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New state law set to speed up building permit process

In a significant move aimed at revolutionizing and accelerating the oftenarduous process of obtaining building permits in North Carolina, a coalition of legislators, led by Rep. Jeff Zenger, R-Forsyth, has successfully shepherded a bill (H332) through the state legislature.

The bill, which will become law on July 1, introduces tangible deadlines, consequences, and predictability for businesses navigating bureaucratic hurdles.

Under the newly enacted law, North Carolina will implement a stringent 21-day deadline for local governments to review and make decisions on building permit applications. This landmark provision seeks to inject efficiency into the permitting process, ensuring that applicants receive timely responses and can proceed with their projects without undue delay.

When local authorities fail to meet the prescribed deadline, applicants will have recourse to a thirdparty reviewer, selected from a pool of qualified code-enforcement officials, professional engineers, or architects. This alternative avenue alleviates pressure on local agencies and provides applicants with an avenue for expedited review, thereby enhancing predictability and transparency in the permitting process.

Furthermore, the legislation mandates that applicants who exceed the 21-day deadline will be entitled to a refund of their permit application fees. This measure underscores the principle of accountability, holding local governments responsible for adhering to

established timelines and ensuring that delays do not impede economic activity.

The push for North Carolina’s legislative initiative is underscored by success stories from other states implementing similar reforms. For instance, Florida enacted comparable legislation in 2021, which resulted in a significant uptick in building permits issued and marked improvements in processing times. The Sunshine State’s experience is a compelling example of how strict deadlines and consequences can spur efficiency and stimulate economic growth.

The new law will ease procedural bottlenecks, compounding North Carolina’s mounting housing crisis driven by rapid population growth, particularly in urban centers such as Charlotte and Raleigh. Cleveland and Gaston Counties have also seen their share of delays. The surge in demand has placed immense strain on the housing supply and business development, leading to affordability concerns and construction backlogs.

The newly passed legislation represents a proactive response to these challenges, offering a practical solution to expedite the permitting process and facilitate much-needed construction. By instilling accountability and efficiency into the regulatory framework, North Carolina aims to unlock the full potential of its housing market, speed local business expansion and revitalization, and foster sustainable economic development statewide.

With the passage of this groundbreaking legislation,

North Carolina is poised to usher in a new era of efficiency and responsiveness in its building permit process. By embracing tangible deadlines, consequences, and predictability, the state lays the foundation for a more vibrant and resilient economy where businesses and communities can thrive.

The streamlined building permit process applies to all types of construction projects in North Carolina, be it residential, commercial, or industrial. The 21-day deadline and other provisions offer benefits for builders and homeowners alike.

Builders can optimize the new process by planning and submitting permit applications early, allowing for the 21-day review period. Applicants should monitor the permit timeline and utilize their right to a third-party review if the local government misses the deadline. Additionally, builders and homeowners should ensure they request a refund of permit application fees if local governments exceed the processing time limit. Moreover, builders should acquaint themselves with available educational resources and best practices that facilitate the permitting process. Many cities and municipalities provide a single point of contact to assist businesses through the process, offering helpful user guides, permit flow charts, and project checklists. Collaboration with architects and fellow builders on platforms like can further expedite the process and provide valuable guidance.

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One of my comedy excuses I’m known for when I come up empty-handed from a hunting or a fishing trip, is that my friend, partner, guide, etc. “dry-ridged” me. I forgot where I first heard that term, but I use it quite often to blame other people for my lack of success. It refers to the belief that they purposefully placed me in a location where they knew no game would be. I mean after all, who wants to put me on their favorite spot or let me know where their honey-hole is? Hunters aren’t nearly as bad as fishermen, but I’m sure it happens. As in my case, it’s just a friendly jab toward those who allow me to join them on a particular outing. It makes for good manly banter after an unsuccessful day. And while I don’t really believe this happens much among friends, I do recall a hardcore deer hunting father who purposefully put his son in places that held no deer in order for him to see how hard hunting can be. He wanted to bring him into the sport knowing all the bad experiences and bad outcomes first. And again, this wasn’t a friend. It was his son! Now, while this may have worked, I personally had much rather expose the people I love to the good, especially if I believe the good outweighs the bad. This reminds me of how many of us were introduced to God. I think we were dry-ridged. Not that someone purposefully set out to expose the negative first, but they did it thinking, like my hardcore deer hunter, that this was the best approach to take. What was this approach towards God you ask? It was introducing a loving, father-like God by telling us that hell was the results of those who reject Him. It was like God was saying, “If you don’t choose me and love me, I’m going to allow everyone to beat you up continually and never let you back into the family.” Yes, I can see how that would absolutely work! (cough, cough) The truth is, this is a terrible way to introduce God to the world. Relationships built on fear are lifeless, joyless, and unhealthy. And as soon as someone can get out of it, they will. And it’s the same when this kind of Christianity is proposed. The real reason to choose God is because of all the good things. Namely a father who loves you, does not condemn you, and sent Jesus so that you might not only have a glorious future but an abundant life here and now. He has promised to not only take your burdens but turn them into blessings. And because of His promise that all things will work together for good, what may seem like a “dry-ridge” will ultimately become one of the greatest adventures ever. Choose Jesus because He’s the best thing for you and because He wants the best things for you. The apostle John wrote, “Perfect love casts out fear.” When we begin to understand God’s perfect love, we will no longer start introducing Him from a place of fear.

NC Agriculture Department Small Farms RFSI Grant applications close June 15

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) is now accepting Resilient Food Systems Infrastructure Program (RFSI) grant applications from small farms and businesses through June 15. RFSI is an initiative designed to enhance the robustness and sustainability of North Carolina’s food supply chain. Funded in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), the RFSI program aims to empower North Carolina’s agricultural producers by strengthening the middle segments of the food supply chain.

The RFSI program seeks to build resilience within local and regional food systems, fostering economic growth and creating new opportunities for North Carolina’s farmers and food producers. By providing targeted support for infrastructure improvements and equipment upgrades, the RFSI program will enhance the state’s processing, aggregation, distribution, and storage capabilities through grants for projects that meet these goals.

The NCDA&CS will present an online informational webinar on Thursday, May 16, from 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm. The Zoom session will include general information about the funding opportunities, potential infrastructure grants, ineligible projects, potential equipmentonly grants, matching fund requirements, evidence of critical infrastructure, and the implementation timetable. Attendees will also learn about the application process, project evaluation criteria, and other program information. If interested, register online in advance for the webinar at https://www.cognitoforms. com/TheConservationFund1/ WEBINARResilientFoodSystemInfrastructur eGrantOpportunityInfoSession.

The timeline for the RFSI

grant program for the fiscal funding year of 2024 is:

• Infrastructure and Equipment Only Application Opening: May 1, 2024

• Infrastructure and Equipment Only Application Closes: June 15, 2024

• State Award Range for Infrastructure Grants: $100,000$2,000,000 (Fall 2024)

• State Award Range for Equipment Only Grants: $10,000-$100,000 (Fall 2024)

• Grant Applications are available Online for Download: divisions/small-farms/grants/ rfsi#ApplicationMaterials-8312

• Applicants must request a Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) from to accompany the application. The NCDA&CS recommends that you complete the UEI application before completing the grant application form.

• Visit https://www.ncagr. gov/divisions/small-farms/ resilient-food-systems-infrastructure-rfsi for more information.

• Send questions and completed applications to

In May 2023, USDA announced the availability of up to $420 million through RFSI to strengthen local and regional food systems. Fifty-six states and territories are receiving funding to administer the RFSI Program. Through this program, AMS entered into cooperative agreements with state agencies, commissions, or departments responsible for agriculture, commercial food processing, seafood, or food system and distribution activities or commerce activities in states or U.S. territories. RFSI is authorized by the American Rescue Plan.

The USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced a cooperative agreement with North Carolina under the RFSI program in April. Through this agreement, the USDA and North Carolina

are working together to offer over $6.2 million in competitive grant funding for projects designed to build resilience across the middle of the supply chain.

“This partnership between USDA and North Carolina is allowing critical funding to reach areas of the supply chain that need it most,” said USDA Marketing and Regulatory Programs Under Secretary Jenny Lester Moffitt.

“The projects funded through this program will create new opportunities for the region’s small and midsize producers to thrive, expand access to nutritious food options, and increase supply chain resiliency.”

Using RFSI funding, the

North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) will fund projects that expand on-farm cold storage and packaging capacity, implement postharvest handling, provide refrigerated trucks, and expand aggregator facilities.

“We are excited to leverage this $6.2 million in federal funding to improve the food supply chain for consumers, agribusinesses, and farmers,” said North Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler. “Specifically, this program will better position produce, dairy products, eggs, aquaculture, and value-added products produced in our state and will offer additional opportunities for profitability.”

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Aiming Outdoorsmen Toward Christ Gary Miller has written Outdoor Truths articles for 21 years. He also speaks at wildgame dinners and men’s events for churches and associations.
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10th Annual Pickin’ on the Square series returns to the Earl Scruggs Center

The Earl Scruggs Center is thrilled to announce the return of its highly anticipated 10th annual Pickin’ on the Square series, along with an array of exciting summer music education opportunities.

Set against the picturesque backdrop of the historic Cleveland County court square, these events promise to be a celebration of music and community like no other.

The Pickin’ on the Square series will take place on the second Saturdays of June, July, and August and music enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels are invited to gather for a day of live performance and interactive jam sessions. Kicking off at 11:00 am, each event will feature a band performance followed by open jam sessions where musicians are encouraged to bring their instruments and join the fun. Attendees are invited to bring lawn chairs and immerse themselves in the rich sounds of bluegrass and traditional music. The series lineup includes the PacJam Ramblers and Muddy Boots on June 8, Trakas, Moore, and Jenkins on July 13, and Wiregrass on August 10, during the American Legion World Series Festival in Uptown Shelby.

The Earl Scruggs Center is also proud to offer two special programs following Pickin’ on the Square events on June 8 and July 13. On June 8, Steve Martin Banjo Prize winner and author Bill Evans presents “The Genius of Earl Scruggs.”

During this free program, Evans will demonstrate Scruggs’ signature style and contributions to bluegrass and American music through live music and audio and video clips. All are invited to attend.

On July 13, intermediate to advanced players ages 15 and up are invited to register for a Guitar Workshop to hone their skills and deepen their understanding of the instrument. Led by the award-winning instructor Allen Shadd, the workshop promises to be a valuable experience for musicians. Admission to the workshop is $25.

Furthermore, the Earl Scruggs Center is excited to announce two summer music camps for young, beginner-level learners, led by instructor Justin

Rock With the Yetis!

Harper. Guitar Camp will take place from June 10-14 while Banjo Camp will follow from June 1721. These immersive camps offer budding musicians ages 10-16 the chance to learn from a seasoned instructor in a supportive and inspiring environment. Registration for this program is $40 and interested participants are encouraged to call the Earl Scruggs Center for more information and scholarship opportunities.

“We are thrilled to celebrate the 10th anniversary of our Pickin’ on the Square series, continuing our tradition of bringing together musicians and music lovers from near and far,” said Mary Beth Martin, Executive Director of the Earl Scruggs Cen-

Saturdays of

ter. “Combined with our summer music education programs, these events underscore our commitment to fostering a love of music and preserving our rich musical traditions in Cleveland County.”

Visitors and attendees are encouraged to spend the day in Uptown Shelby, exploring the vibrant community and its offerings. From browsing the Foothills Farmer's Market to discovering the Carolina Harmony Trail and indulging in the culinary delights of various restaurants and shops, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

Don’s miss out on the summer experiences available at the Earl Scruggs Center in the coming months. Cleveland County residents receive free admission every Saturday, so mark your calendars for Pickin’ on the Square and seize

2nd Annual Yeti Nights Concert Series starts May 23

Cleveland Community College (CCC) is excited to announce the return of its popular Yeti Nights concert series. The series, which features two concerts, will kick off on May 23 and continue on June 27. These events are open to the public and free of charge, thanks to generous sponsorship from Cleveland County. The first concert on May 23 will feature performances by Classically Rockin' and Mo Money Max, promising

an evening of diverse and energetic musical entertainment. The second concert, scheduled for June 27, will showcase the talents of Ocean Blvd. Band.

In addition to the musical performances, CCC is hosting a pre-concert community event called Yeti Nation on May 23. This family-friendly event will run from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. and will include free food (while supplies last), inflatables for kids, and a

variety of games suitable for all ages. The concert will begin at 6:00 p.m. and food trucks will have items available for purchase.

"We are excited to bring back Yeti Nights and provide an opportunity for the community to come together and enjoy live music in a family-friendly atmosphere," said CCC President Jason Hurst.

"Thanks to the support from Cleveland County, we're able to offer these events free of charge, so everyone can participate."

Yeti Nights promises to be a highlight of the spring and summer seasons, offering an enjoyable evening out for families, friends, and music enthusiasts. Be sure to mark your calendars for May 23 and June 27, and come experience the vibrant community spirit at Cleveland Community College.

For more information on Yeti Nights, visit yetinights/.

the opportunity to participate in our exciting music education programs.

For more information and to register for workshops and camps, visit www.earlscruggscenter. org or call 704.487.6233.

June 8 – Pickin’ on the Square 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – PacJAM Ramblers and Muddy Boots perform on the court square 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Jam Sessions on the court square 1:00 pm – “The Genius of Earl Scruggs with Bill Evans” FREE Program in the Great Hall

June 10 – 14 – Guitar Camp 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Beginner, $40 registration fee, ages 10-16

June 17-21 – Banjo Camp 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Beginner, $40 registration fee, ages 10-16

July 13 – Pickin’ on the Square 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Trakas, Moore and Jenkins perform on the court square 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Jam Sessions on the court square 1:00 pm – Guitar Workshop with Allen Shadd, $25, Intermediate to advanced, ages 15+ in the Great Hall

August 10 – Pickin’ on the Square 11:00 am – 12:30 pm –Wiregrass 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Jam Sessions in the Great Hall and on the court square For inquiries, contact: Mary Beth Martin, Executive Director, Earl Scruggs Center: Music & Stories from the American South 704.487.6233-office or

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Cathy Andrea Bowling Parker, 69, passed away on Sunday, May 5, 2024.

Born in Asheville, NC, on February 1, 1955, she was the daughter of the late Michael Everett Bowling and Gertie Hicks Bowling Kerley. In addition to her parents, Cathy is preceded in death by her brother, Michael Bowling, Jr. and sister Connie.

Cathy is survived by her husband, Howard Lee Parker, daughter Angela Marie Parker, and brother Malvin Kerley, Jr..

later celebration of life by his family is planned.

Memorials may be made to one of the NC Wildlife Commission’s conservation programs (see https://www.

Online condolences can be made at

Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family.

In addition to her parents, Sybol was preceded in death by her late husband, Donald Guy Mauney; brother, Hubert Lee Clark; and sister, Betty Clark Wallace. Sybol is survived by her two daughters, Lynn Mauney Davis and Lori Mauney Graham; son-in-law, Bobby Graham; two grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; and sisters, Jessie Clark Favell and Grace Clark Palmer; A funeral service was held Tuesday at May 14, 2024 at Westwood Heights Baptist Church with David Costner officiating. Interment, next to Don, followed at Sunset Cemetery in Shelby.

Memorial donations may be made in her memory to Westwood Heights Baptist Church in Shelby, NC.

Funeral services provided by Clay-Barnette Funeral Home. Online condolcense:

A funeral service was held May 9, 2024 in the Chapel of Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home & Crematory with Rev. Len Byers Officiating. Burial followed in the Mausoleum of Cleveland Memorial Park.

Memorial donations may be made in her memory to Cystic Fibrosis foundation: American Cancer society: Online condolences may be made at

Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family.

Dean Champion passed away on May 6, 2024.

Dean was born June 17, 1935, to Ethel Mae (Pryor) Champion and James Thomas Champion.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Gay Champion and all of his siblings.

He is survived by his son Tim Champion and his wife Kathryn; by three grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

Interment will be private; a

55, passed away on Thursday May 9, 2024. Born in Cleveland Co. on April 16, 1969, she was the daughter of the late James and Rebecca Glover Greene. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Robby Humphries.

Lisa is survived by Bobby Humphries and wife Samantha of Gaffney, SC and Nicole Miller and husband DJ of Shelby, NC; sister Lea Proctor and husband Kevin of Shelby; and five grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Nation Multiple Sclerosis Society at www. or Lincolnton Rehabilitation Center at 1410 E. Gaston St. Lincolnton, NC 28092 Attn: Activities Fund

Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family.


Bobby William Stringfellow, 91, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2024.

He was born on August 17, 1933, in Kings Mountain, NC, to the late Thomas William Stringfellow and Mae Stewart Stringfellow.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Sybil Blanton Stringfellow; his second wife, Lavonda Stringfellow; and his son, Tommy Stringfellow. He is survived by three children: daughter, Lyn Beam and her husband, Tony Beam, of Belews Creek, NC, daughter, Wendy Stringfellow of Walkertown, NC; and two grandsons.


Jerry Lee Bridges, 79, of Lawndale, passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2024.

Born in Cleveland County, NC on November 11, 1944, he was the son of Annie Ruth London Bridges and the late Buford Bridges.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Barbara Whisnant Bridges; two sons, David Bridges and wife, Heather of Gastonia and Brandon Bridges of Polkville; and one granddaughter.

A Celebration of Life Service was held May 15, 2024 at Polkville Methodist Church with the Dr. David A. Irish officiating.

Memorials may be made to Polkville Methodist Church, PO Box 9, Polkville, NC 28136 or to VIA Health Partners, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby NC 28150.

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band Don, Richard Franklin Bowling II and wife Susan; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents Lois and J.C. Bowling; two sisters and their husbands, Majorie Lee Crook and husband Cecil, Betty Jane Moss and husband Joe; paternal grandparents and maternal grandparents.

A Celebration of Life Service was held May 14, 2024, at Shelby Presbyterian Church with Rev. Drew Mangione and Rev. Dr. Rick Bowling.

Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army, Hospice of Cleveland County, Shelby Presbyterian Church, or Westview Baptist Church.

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Betty Jo Leigh Carroll, 89, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away on May 13, 2024.

Mr. Stringfellow served our country in the U.S. Army.

Funeral service was held Wednesday, May 15, 2024 at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church with Pastor John Yost III officiating. Interment was at Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain, NC.

Bowling passed away on Thursday May 9, 2024.

He was born in Shelby on October 28, 1928, he was the son of Margaret Lois Putnam and Josiah Covington Bowling, Jr.

Mr. Bowling served our country in the U.S. Air force.

She was born April 6, 1935 in Cleveland County, North Carolina, daughter of the late Martin and Canses Harmon Leigh and was preceded in death by her husband, Evans Carroll; her daughterin-law, Mary Gault Carroll; brothers: Jim, Herbert, Bill, and Howard Leigh; and sisters: Eva Moss, Irene Barnett, Elizabeth McDaniel, and Lucy Lockridge.

Betty is survived by her son, Rocky Carroll and wife, Gail Bell Carroll of Kings Mountain; two grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

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Natalie Shea Lail Whitaker, 46, passed away on Friday May 10, 2024.

Born in Cleveland County on December 26, 1977, she was the daughter of Debra Mull Harrill and David Walter Lail.

She is preceded in death by her sister, Nicci Lail.

In addition to her parents, Natalie is survived by her husband, William Lawrence Whitaker, step-daughter Lea Reese, step-father Freddie Harrill, step-mother Amy Lail, and sisters: Neely Melton (Todd), Mackenzie White (Corey), Leslie Spangler, Leigh Jeghers (Greg), brother Fred Harrill, Jr. (Jennipher).

A graveside service was held May 17, 2024, at Cleveland Memorial Park with Pastor Asher Panton officiating.

Memorial donations be made to AWA: 708 Hanover Drive Shelby, NC 28150 or online to Clifford’s Army Rescue:

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Sybol Clark Mauney, age 89, of Shelby, NC, passed away on May 11, 2024 at Atrium Health-Cleveland. Sybol was the daughter of the late Hubert Johnson Clark and Essie Champion Clark.

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Mary Crawley Beattie, 86, of Shelby, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2024. Clay-Barnette Funeral Home is serving the family.

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Betty Jean Carroll Foster, 82, of Blacksburg, passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2024, at Atrium Health Kings Mountain.

Born in Blacksburg, SC, she was the widow of Knox Winfred Foster Sr. and she was the daughter of the late Irby Hemphill Carroll and Minnie Spurlin Carroll.

Surviving Mrs. Foster are her daughter, Sandra Ruff (Jason); two grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and her brother, Ray Carroll (Eva).

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Foster was preceded in death by her son, Knox Winfred Foster, Jr., and her infant son; and her siblings, Wilma Deal, Ola Mae Goforth, Mary Francis Farris, Irvin Eugene Carroll and Cleotis Carroll.

Funeral services were held May 16, 2024 in the Gordon Mortuary Chapel at with Rev. Vernon Craig officiating. Interment was at Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery.


Dorothy Dover Wells, 77, of Blacksburg, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2024. Born in Gaffney, SC, she was the widow of Steve Wells and the daughter of the late William and Martha Boheler Dover.

Surviving Mrs. Wells are her four children: Shirley Jackson (Terry), Johnny Wyatt (Jodi), Melisa Bailey, and Steve Wells; a brother, Bill Dover; a sister, Shirley White; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held May 20, 2024, at Rapture Ready Church with Rev. Josh Henderson and Rev. Danny Marshburn officiating. Interment followed at Smyrna Baptist Church Cemetery.

Zachery LaBretton Bell, 30, of Blacksburg, passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2024.

Born in Charlotte, NC, he was the son of Kathy Spurling Haney and the late Marcus Bell.

In addition to his mother, surviving Zachery are his children, Logan Brown, Conner Brown, Gabriel Bell, and Delilah Bell; his brother, Christopher Bell; and his step-father, David Ranbo.

In addition to his father, Zachery was preceded in death by his grandparents.


Carolyn Everett, 91, of Shelby, passed away on May 14, 2024.

Born in Piedmont South Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Ruth Brookie of Piedmont.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Everett; sisters Evelyn Sullivan of Easley, SC and Sybil Eller of Piedmont, SC.

She is survived by her sons, Wayne Everett and wife Kathy, Mike Everett and wife Judy, and Todd Everett; brother, John Brookie and wife Yvonne, all of Shelby; sister, Charleen Rogers and husband Joe of Easley, SC; five grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held May 20, 2024, at Lattimore Baptist Church, with the Rev. Buddy Morehead officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

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Patricia Nestlerode Beam, 76, of Shelby, NC, passed away on May 15, 2024.

She was born i n McKeesport, PA, daughter of the late John Herbert and Dorothy Kaler Nestlerode and was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin Hugh Beam, her son, John Elwood Beam, a sister, Barbara McMahon and a sister-inlaw, Aleta Nestlerode.

She is survived by her daughter, Krista Sherif f and husband Neal o f Kings Mountain, NC ; three grandchildren; siblings: Bruce Nestlerode of Blacksburg, SC, Russell Nestlerode (Jean), o f Shelby, NC, Raymon d Nestlerode (Brenda) o f Patterson Springs, NC , Michael Bookout and Ronnie Nelson of Hickory, NC and Doug Bookout (Toni), New Orleans, LA, Pauline Weaver (Gary) of Shelby, NC, Melba Lawrence (Don) of Cherryville, NC and Lavonne Robinson (Brian) of Cherryville, NC; and a brother-in-law, Hayden McMahon of Charlotte, NC.

Funeral service was held May 20, 2024, in the Ollie Harris Memorial Chapel with Reverend Perry Hines officiating. Interment was at Cleveland Memorial Park, Shelby, NC.

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Melinda Poole, 78, of Shelby, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2024.

A Cleveland County native, she was the daughter of the late Willie James and Elizabeth Dawson McKinney

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Steve Plato Poole; and son, Tony Poole. Melinda is survived by her daughter, Lisa Laughlin and husband Rick of Lawndale; sister, Madeline White and husband Vic of Patterson Springs; daughter-in-law , Vickie Poole; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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Exploring different backyard structures

Designing an ideal backyard space requires forethought and an eye for style. Knowing which features to include in a yard often boils down to what homeowners want to achieve in the space. Will it be a relaxing oasis or a central entertaining focal point?

People often look to various structures to add height and visual interest to outdoor spaces. Homeowners will likely come across structures like arbors, gazebos, pergolas, and even trellises as they wade through the variety of features they can incorporate into backyard plans. Each of these structures can add appeal, but they also can offer shelter from the sun and privacy when enjoying the yard. There are significant differences between each structure, so here’s an in-depth look at what sets them apart.

• Arbor: An arbor is one of the more simple garden structures. It is usually a frame that is arched or square-cornered. Most homeowners use it as an entryway to a garden or even the front of the home. Those with green thumbs may cover the arbor with climbing and trailing plants. The Spruce says arbors date back to early Egyptian and Roman gardens and were used throughout Europe by the late 16th century.

• Pergola: The words arbor and pergola are often used interchangeably, but to suggest the two structures are the same would not be accurate. Pergola comes from the Italian word “pergula,” which means “projection.” Pergolas were once projected from exterior walls and supported on one side by pillars or columns. Today, arbors are usually freestanding

units with two or four posts. Pergolas may be connected on one side to a home or another structure. Some are freestanding units supported by four posts. Pergolas tend to be larger and offer more privacy and shade than arbors.

• Gazebo: Gazebos are more defined garden buildings, states the contractor referral site Network. Gazebos are freestanding units that can be built in various shapes. Some are octagonal, others are square. Like a pergola, a gazebo is supported by columns and may have low railings or built-in benches. Gazebos also may have a more solid roof than arbors or pergolas, providing sun and other weather protection. The roof may have added architectural appeal, like a cupola.

• Trellis: A trellis is a simple, geometrically-shaped structure that provides a surface for climbing plants. A trellis also may support fruit-bearing trees. Trellis work may be used in conjunction with an arbor or pergola, or be installed on fencing.

Incorporating structures into backyard designs can provide functionality and appeal.

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Your food donations make a difference! Currently, we need these items for our homebound: Vienna sausages, miniature canned hams, salmon, beef stew, corned beef, saltine crackers, canned fruits and vegetables, shelf-stable pasta, spaghetti sauce, rice, noodles, cereal, and oatmeal. Please be sure that the donated items are well within their expiration dates on the item, as expired items cannot be given out. We are unable to accept refrigerated or institutional-sized items. Cash donations are also welcome. If paying by check, be sure to indicate that your donation is for “The Neal Center Food Pantry”. Donations are accepted Monday – Thursday, from 8:30 am – 2:30 pm. Please call us at 704-482-3488 to arrange a time to drop off your donation.

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Men: Please join us for “Veteran’s Coffee & Chat”, on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, at 10:00 AM at the Neal Center. All veterans from all branches of service, aged 50 and better are invited. It’s a great time to share your stories and experiences, and enjoy hot coffee and a snack, too! It’s free of charge and no registration is necessary…just show up!

Women: Please join us for “Ladies’ Support”, on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, at 10:00 AM at the Neal Center. Ladies aged 50 and better are invited to enjoy an inspiring presentation designed for women. There will also be food and time for fellowship. Pre-registration is required. Please call 704/482-3488 no later than Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at 3 PM.

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What: Community Yard Sale and Country Breakfast

When: 7:00 am until 11:00 am, June 1.

Where: Zion Hill Baptist Church, 8173 Old NC 18, Lawndale, NC.

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When: 7:00 am until 9:00 am, June 1.

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When: 11:00 am, June 9.

Where: Jones Tabernacle CME Church, 2854 Toney Rd., Lawndale, NC.

More Info: We will be celebrating our 84th Church Anniversary. This is also Family and Friends Day. Dinner will be served. Rev. Johnny Searight is our Pastor. We look forward to seeing you. If you have any questions, please contact Wendy Vinson @ (980) 226-7846.


The Deaf Ministry of First Baptist Church, 120 N. Lafayette St., Shelby, NC, invites you to come worship with us. Sundays at 9:30 am. Interpreted services. Deaf SS Class. Wheelchair entrance off N. Dale St. 704-482-3467.

Nar-Anon Support Group: Meets 6:30 pm weekly on Tuesdays at the First Baptist Church, 120 N. Lafayette St., Shelby, NC. Nar-Anon is a support group for those affected by someone else’s drug addiction. We meet in the classroom of Dale St., between Sumter and Campbell St. Park on the side of the church or in the alley. Signs are posted. Call Bill, 704-692-2092 or the church office, 704-482-3467.

Al-Anon Family Groups Support: Al-Anon Family Support Groups: Al-Anon Family Support Groups support those who are affected by someone else’s drinking and drug use. No Name AFG meets on Mondays at 12noon at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 510 W Sumter St., Shelby. Contact Kay at 704-473-4891. Shelby AFG meets on Thursdays at 8:00 pm at Shelby Presbyterian Church, 226 E. Graham St., Shelby. Contact Jann at 704-692-7688.

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NC Community Colleges request $100M to support Propel NC funding

During this active state legislative short session, the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS) requests primary state legislative funding for Propel NC, the system's new funding model proposal. The request entails nearly $100 million for the fiscal year 202425, which will allow it to refocus and retune resources to better address state labor-force needs in the near future.

In February, the N.C. State Board of Community Colleges unanimously approved the new funding plan. This decision came five months after the system officially commenced work last August to revise and modernize its funding model.

means that the state needs more skilled workers to fill these positions. About 68% of all jobs in the state will require postsecondary or high-quality credentials and certifications. To address this need, Propel NC suggests investing more funding into programs that produce workers for high-demand and high-paying workforce sectors such as advanced manufacturing, biotechnology, information technology, and healthcare. Additional funding will enable community colleges to increase their capacity to serve more students in these areas, ensuring that qualified instructors drive student completion to fill impactful jobs.

The state’s new community college funding program targets investment in programs tied directly to workforce demand.

The Propel NC model actively shifts the criteria for community college funding. Instead of linking budgets solely to traditional student enrollment, it realigns new funding allocations to address the state's most pressing workforce needs. This strategic approach aims to propel North Carolina's economy forward.

The new community college funding system is replacing a previous allocation method established in 2011 – 2012, which underwent only minor adjustments over the years. The NCCCS now views the previous funding method, which relied primarily on student enrollment increases for planning purposes, as unpredictable, unreliable, or unsustainable.

The NCCCS concludes that the state has a short window of opportunity to develop and deliver this highly skilled workforce.

Propel NC is committed to connecting students with highdemand and high-paying jobs. North Carolina is projected to have over 576,000 job openings annually by 2031, which

The latest business model aligns program funding directly with North Carolina’s urgent workforce needs. Outcomes that drive economic growth and meet employer demand across the state will be the leading determining factors for funding from the legislature for community colleges. The new model leverages labor-market data to drive strategic investment. Propel NC will improve colleges’ flexibility to align credentials with workforce needs.

Propel NC will fast-track and streamline education pathways for many students. The model streamlines community college offerings by emphasizing short-term credentials and moves away from distinguishing between curriculum and continuing education courses, which can be challenging to understand. The new model prioritizes getting students the workforce credentials needed sooner to increase students’


opportunities for completion and family-sustaining careers. The program will educate North Carolinians specifically for North Carolina jobs. Hundreds of thousands of jobs will be available in the coming years, and North Carolinians need to be prepared to take advantage of the opportunities. As the workforce development arm of North Carolina, the community college system provides local training in all 100 counties through its network of campuses. Graduates are likely to stay in their communities after completion of their studies. Almost all community college students in the state are North Carolinians (98 percent), and nearly 80 percent of students stay and work in the communities where they learn. On top of that, more than half of our students are adult learners, meaning they’re 25 years old and up. North Carolina communities can take immediate advantage of local career-aligned programs and job openings.

Propel NC also hopes to align its business model with strategic priorities across the state. The program supports other statewide strategic initiatives, including the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) technology platform, reinforces collaboration and partnerships, provides short-term training opportunities, and bolsters rural colleges. Propel NC expands access to higher education and workforce credentials that support, grow, and sustain new and existing businesses and industries. In addition to targeted funding for high-demand, highwage programs, Propel NC aims to provide more base funding to support students better and ensure more students complete their programs.

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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

UNIQUE ANTIQUE STATION. Tues.-Sat. 11am-4pm. Farm House Decor, Antiques, Collectibles, Vintage Toys, Hot Wheels, Jewelry, MORE. 985 US 74 Business Hwy., Ellenboro. Find us on Facebook. 828-382-0075.

CAR & TRUCK DETAILING by Ronnie Henderson. Call for Pricing. Reasonable Rates! (704) 691-5030

CHRISTIAN EX-CONS VS. COPS SOFTBALL Game Saturday, June 1; 10:30am Crowe Park; 267 Crowe Park Drive, Forest City. All proceeds to House of Deliverance- a shelter for women. $5 adult, $2 child. We will have food vendors. Come have fun and support a great cause. Info: 828-7480609.


BURNS HIGH CLASS OF 1974. 50th Class Reunion, Saturday, August 24, 2024. Cost: $50 per person. RSVP required. Contact: Beachmsj@ Deadline July 24 (704) 538-3988

POOLE REUNION June 9thBelwood Community Center - Bring a smile & well filled basket. Lunch approx. 1 PM.



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


PART TIME. Starting pay $10.00 per hour Mondays thru Thursdays 6 PM to 8 PM c leaning laundromat Meticulous and punctual willing to cover other shifts when needed. MUST APPLY ONLINE

TIEMPO PARCIAL pago inicial $10.00 por hora Lunes a jueves de 6 p.m. a 8 p.m. limpiando la lavandería Meticuloso y puntual Dispuesto a cubrir otros turnos cuando sea necesario. SE REQUIERE SEGURO SOCIAL O W7



TONEY’S PLUMBING REPAIR. Tub, faucet installation, kitchen lavatory installation, hot water heater repair/replace, drain clean. All work guaranteed. 828-223-0332.


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

CONCRETE REMOVAL, JUNK REMOVAL, demolition, retaining walls, pavers and grading. 828-453-8113.

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. 704-472-9367.


WILL CLEAN HOUSES. Reasonable rates. Call or text me at (704) 419-9016

MCNEILLY TREE SERVICE & LAND MANAGEMENT. Tree Removal, Trimming, Demolition, Land Clearing, Firewood, Hauling Services, Debris Removal. Free Estimates. (704) 472-3766

HYDRAULIC CYLINDER REPAIR. Skid Steer, Wreckers, Rollbacks, Splitters, Tractors, etc. 30 years experience. Shelby, NC. (Joe) (704) 692-1097

THE CONTRACTOR. Painting, roofing, tile floors, wood decks, fences & carpentry work. Free estimates. Ask for Harold or Jim 828-429-7511.



LARGE YARD SALE TWO DAYS. Fri., May 31st, 2024 from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM and Sat., Jun 1st, 2024 from 8:00 AM5:00 PM at 5363 Casar Road, Casar, NC 28020 (704) 4190624

ESTATE CLEAN OUT SALES Sat., May 25th, 8 am-1 pm. 2 Houses-1219 Spring Dr., & 310 Circleview Dr, Shelby 28150. Cleaning out multiple estates. Household items, Furniture, Collectibles and vintage items.

BIG BIG YARD SALE. Sat., May 25th, 7:00am. Men (name brand stuff) and womenswear. 135 Mullinax Drive, Grover, NC 28073

2 FAMILY GARAGE SALE. Saturday May 25th, 7am until. Too much to list. Cleaned out building. 1415 Red Road, Shelby, NC 28152.


BIG YARD SALE. Sat Jun 1st, 2024 from 07:00 AM - 01:00 PM. 152 North Shore Drive, Cherryville, NC 28021


FOOTHILLS PILOT CLUB FUNDRAISER Saturday, May 25, 8AM-12PM. Clothes, linens, toys, jewelry, household goods, silk flowers. 134 Chisholm Trail, Rutherfordton, NC 28139

BIG YARD SALE Saturday, May 25, 7am-until. Puzzles, clothes, Coca-Cola items, yard items, household items, too many to list. 335 Leon Road, Ellenboro, NC 28040

GARAGE SALE Friday & Saturday May 31 & June 1, 8AM1PM each day. Several large items & gardening items. 166 Old Gilbert Town Rd., Rutherfordton, NC 28139




SALE. Fri.-Sat., May 24th & 25th, 8:00am-2:00pm. Entire household of furniture. Porch wicker set, glass top breakfast table & chairs, formal dining room set, 2 queen bedroom suites, deck table with chairs & umbrella, 3 person swing, gas grill, deck metal rockers, 2 La-Z-Boy recliners, swivel rocker by La-Z-Boy, round pedestal coffee table, multiple fabric chairs, Lenox lamp, other lamps, bookcases, matching leather recliners, wicker indoor sofa & 3 tables & more. No collectibles, no tools, small decor items. Immaculate, clean, quality name brand furniture. 699 JJ Guffey Rd., Rutherfordton, NC 28139.

MULTI FAMILY YARD SALE. Sat., May 25th, 2024 from 8:00 AM - ? We will fill the field in front of The Relatively Crafty Market. Treasures include clothing, antiques, collectibles, crafts, kitchen, decor and more. 114 Michael Drive, Forest City, NC 28043


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

USED CAMPER TOPS FOR SALE: Various sizes and styles. Keep it dry and safe! 828-351-8846.


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

CASE XX HAWK BILLS IN STOCK! 1 OZ. SILVER BARS & ROUNDS Available (While Supplies Last)* Plus: More

KNIVES•KNIVES•KNIVES at Jake’s Knives & Coins located at 1008 S. Lafayette St., Shelby. Call 704-600-6996 or (980) 295-5568


$10. Feed Barrels 55 & 30 Gallon $20. Plastic & metal solid top barrels $10. Totes - Clean $75. John Deere Riding Mower, 180 hours $2500 Firm. Call Jeff (Hickory). (828) 327-4782

CARPORTS, GARAGES, BOAT, RV COVER HAY BARNS, Etc. “Check Out Our Price Before You Buy... There Is Difference!” J. Johnson Sales, inc. 2690 Hwy. 221 South, Forest City. (828) 245-5895

AUTOMATIC TOILET BOWL CLEANER Great Deal! - Click on and see Items For Sale This Week

NEW MAJESTIC POWER FOLDING WHEELCHAIR, $2000 obo; Suzuki digital piano and bench, $900. (704) 5382022


HOVEROUND MOTORS, NEW. $455. Delivered, installation for both motors +$175.00. Motors must have plug connectors. Call Scooterman John 704-951-4224 for help. (704) 951-4224 mobilityservices07@

TRAILERS NEW5X10 WITH GATE $1395. Areas Largest Trailer Inventory, Equipment, Dumps, Landscape, Enclosed, Gooseneck “New & Used”. Best Cash Deals Around, Credit Cards, Financing, Rent to Own, No Credit Check Available. J. Johnson Sales, inc. Forest City. (828) 245-5895

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

FIREWOOD. Firewood $70 1/4 cord 90% oak. Bundles $4each. Oak Tomato Stakes $2 each. 704-435-3970. (704) 435-3970

ITEMS FOR SALE. Brand New 5200 Haier Air Conditioner -$125, Lawn edger-$25, and New Bayer Commode, still in box-$50. 704-729-6108.

INVACARE MANUAL WHEELCHAIR. $129 with ELRs, less without. 250 lb capacity. Call Scooterman John, delivery available (704) 951-4224


WOOD OR METAL. New, Used, Repo. New Buildings from $3756.00. Inventory changes weekly! J. Johnson Sales, inc. 2690 Hwy. 221 South, Forest City, NC. (828) 245-5895

MOBILITY DRIVE WHEELS. $139 pair slightly used, new pair $179.. Installed for $25. Call Scooterman John 704951-4224 (704) 951-4224 SECTIONAL COUCH, GRAY. Like new. Paid $1600, will take $1000. Perfect condition. 602295-3448.


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27’ ROUND ABOVE GROUND POOL. Brand New still in box. Paid $4350. Includes: 52”galvanized walls, 20 Guage pool liner. Comes with used pump, pool ladder for deck and 3 months chemicals. Due to illness we no longer can install. $2800 or OBO (828) 447-7075

TINY HOUSE / OFFICE UNIT. 12’ X 28’. Small Kitchen, 1/2 Bath, TV on Wall, Heat & Air. $35,900. Deliver & Blocked. “Financing Available”. J. Johnson Sales, inc. Forest City. (828) 245-5895

SHIPPING CRATE $35.00. Wood shipping crates for sale with some lids. 3 different sizes. I can send pictures. I have a few smaller crates ideal for planter. (704) 300-1818 kim_hopper@

MAN CAVE DECORATIONS. Old Seeburg Jukebox. Neon Budweiser Sign, Old Lanterns, Slot Machines & lots more. (704) 472-4645

TREK BIKES FOR SALE. 2022 Women’s and Men’s Trek Bikes for Sale. $500 each or $900 for both. Call 704-418-9331. (704) 418-3799 vablab08@gmail. com

PLANTS FOR SALE 20 different Hosta plants, Iris-different colors, Daylilies, Dogwood and Cherry trees. Call 828-245-0245.

BROWN COUCH WITH RECLINERS ON EACH END. $125. Under counter microwave $80. Cherry Dinette table $32. (704) 538-3285


STEEL BUILDINGS. “Large On Site Display”. Concrete Pads, Grading, Plumbing, Electrical. “One Stop Shop For All !” J. Johnson Sales, inc. Forest City, 2690 Hwy. 221 South. (828) 245-5895


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

CASH FOR YOUR CAR. Running or not, title or no title. Call Charles Dellinger at Red Road Towing. 704-692-6767, (704) 487-0228

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



GARDEN TILLING SERVICES AVAILABLE. Tractor with 6’ rototiller. No job too big or small ! (704) 692-4079

4 FT. DISC HARROW fits low-profile tractor $300. Cultivator $250. Stone walk-behind vibratory plate tamp compactor $175. OLD chain-link fence, 150 ft. $75. 828-289-1817. SQUARE BALES OF GRASS HAY. $5 per bale in field, will help load. Call now for baling date. 704-482-6010, 704-4186080.

John (704) 9514224 mobilityservices07@

DISCOUNT APPLIANCES. Refrigerators, washers, dryers and stoves. 1205 Earl Road, Shelby, NC. (704) 477-4766

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MANUAL WHEEL CHAIR $99 Invacare, 250 lb limit, 16 inches wide, elevating legs rests. Free delivery this week.
METAL ROOFING FOR SALE INSTOCK! Deliveries Twice A Week. One Piece or the Whole Roof. J. Johnson Sales, inc. 2690 Hwy. 221 South, Forest City. (828) 245-5895
4/27/2024. on Lewis Road, Lawndale. She is a 9 year old Australian Shepherd, Border Collie mix. She wasn’t wearing her collar and is not chipped. 704-477-7165. (704) 477-7165
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DOG KENNELS. 5X10X6, 10x10x4, 10x10x6, 10x20x6. Single Kennel, Double Kennel or Triple Kennel. Dog Houses. Rain Tops Available. “Pickup or Delivery Available.” J. Johnson Sales, Forest City (828) 2455895

LOVING FEMALE CAVACHON FOR ADOPTION She is tan and white, with a curled up tail. She loves to run and play in the grass. She is 3 months old. She is easy to groom and loves to be brushed. Mostly she loves sitting in a lap and having her belly rubbed. $300.00. (704) 466-1920


FORDABLE BABIES True Designer puppies, great service & EMS, trained, shots, microchip, under 10lbs (864) 6238803 thefuzzyfacequeen@

SHIHTUZ PUPPIES FOR SALE Pure breed Shihtuz puppies for sale. Dam & Sire are registered CKC. Puppies come with papers, vet checked and first set of shots. 3 males and 2 females, all are white, brown/tan and black. Cuddly puppies are only $650. 828292-3001 or 704-466-6542

KOI FISH FOR SALE. All colors; short and long fin; 4”-5” $5. Each; larger $10. each. (864) 546-2778 brendasherman9@

FREE PET HOG. He was a miniature pig but is now about 100 to 125 pounds he has been a pet for about 10 or 12 years. He has tusks and has never been neutered. My mom got him when he was a miniature pig and she passed away and he needs a new home. Call (704) 300-9947

3 MINIATURE DACHSHUNDS for sale. Female. 8 wks. old, Had all shots. Black and Tan. $950 each. 864-706-0828.

MATING LOVEBIRDS AND CAGE, $125. Mating Finches and cage, $100. (704) 5382022

MALE NEUTERED TOY POODLE. 2 1/2 years old, $500. Yorkie-Poo Maltese female, 6 lbs, $600. Male Yorkie-Poo, Teacup, Black, Neutered, $500. (828) 391-0919

TOY POODLE PUPPIES. Not registered. 1st shots & wormed. $400 cash. (704) 477-6762


5 Females, 3 males. Ready May 26th. Full blooded. Parents on site. $250/ea., but with 1st shots-$275. Also, Nigerian Draft Goats-$125. 704-4779367.

FULL BLOODED BASSET HOUND PUPS. Ready for new home! Wormed, no shots. 2 females, no papers, $300ea. 828-289-1258.

CKC REGISTERED F1 PUREBRED GOLDENDOODLE PUPPIES FOR SALE. Males and females are still available. Puppies will be vaccinated and CKC Registration paperwork with full breeding rights is available. Mom can be viewed on site! Make your deposit now before they are all gone! Beth 704-466-8615 or Jamie (980) 295-8512

PHARAOH QUAILS. $3 and up. Call (704) 482-0178


1978 MG B ROADSTER CONVERTIBLE 101,823 miles.

$8000, Runs Well Well Maintained Body & Paint In Good Condition, Good Tires w/ little mileage. Top Replaced, Alternator Replaced, Fuel Tank, Fuel Pump & Sending Unit Replaced, Truespark 45D Electronic Distributor. Radiator Replaced Window & Windshield Seals Replaced Engine & Transmission Mounts Replaced Clutch Rebuilt New Top Cover New Battery Weber Carb Interior redone Full Tonneau RoStyle Wheels (Good Condition) Pioneer AM/FM/MP3 Stereo Kicker Speakers Clear Title $8000 obo or trade for Jeep Wrangler, C7 or CJ5. (704) 4723997

1998 FORD F-250 STANDARD 173,000 miles, with ladder rack and tool boxes. Cold A/C. New battery and wipers. Ready to roll! $6150. Call (704) 300-1818

2001 FORD F-150 SUPERCREW Lariat Package. 180,000 miles. Cold A/C. Has sunroof, camper cover, new battery and wipers. Ready to roll! $4450. Call (704) 300-1818

2013 HONDA FIT. VERY CLEAN, 2 new tires, new front brakes, local owner, hatchback, must see! 127,000 miles, $12,200. 828-589-0100.


2010 JAYCO EAGLE 5TH WHEEL. Super lite 5th wheel 34’7”. Sleeps 6. Dry weight: 8900 lbs,Tow/Hitch weight: 2120 lbs, 2 axles, well maintained, everything works as it should. Can be seen in Kings Mountain, NC. $15,800. Call (704) 473-8713


2014 HERITAGE SOFTAIL HARLEY DAVIDSON. Well Maintained Garage kept, new tires, new brakes, high performance starter, 16”Ape Hangers/braided cables.103 Cubic inch motor size. White in color, 34,000 miles... Look at in Shelby. One owner. $13,000 (704) 473-8713 lac28086@yahoo. com


300. I have a 2015 Polaris sportsman 300 for sell, has low miles, great shape and has been garage kept! $4000. Lenoir, NC. (704) 214-3606



14X58, 2 BEDROOM, 1 BATH singlewide mobile home in Rutherford County, MUST BE MOVED! Great condition, title in hand, $5000 OBO. 828-3051071






SUNNYVIEW, NC FOR SALE BY OWNER. Convenient location, 4.5 acre lot on quiet country road. $55,000 with owner financing available. 828-4293287.


MAKING HOME OWNERSHIP A REALITY!. 2 bed, 2 bath Mobile Home — $7500 Down and $898.46/month. 1/3 acre Lot! Central AC/Heat, Laundry Hookups $49,999. This is a RENT TO OWN home! (828) 544-0900



2&3 BEDROOM MOBILE HOMES. Nice and clean, water furnished. Oak Grove Community, Kings Mtn. Call or text, 704-739-0259. (704) 739-2059

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

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



LIONS SENIOR VILLAGE. Has 1 bedroom HUD subsidized apartments for low income seniors. Taking applications now. Age 62 or older. Equal Housing Opportunity. 211 North Morgan Street, Shelby, NC (704) 4827723 (704) 482-7723 Lions@ RPMMANAGED.COM


LOCATED IN SHELBY NC. Is currently accepting applications for our 2 and 3 bedroom Townhomes. Rent is based on income (and even some expenses are deducted). Call or visit today! 1526 Eaves Road, Shelby, NC or call for more information. Equal Housing Opportunity. (704) 487-1114

30/50AMP CAMPER LOT W/CONCRETE PAD. $150 weekly, Power/water included. Country/residential feel. 14’x40’ pad for set up. 1213 Lavender Rd., Grover, NC. Call today 704-743-6103 (704) 743-6103


HOUSE FOR RENT in Cherryville area. $900/mth. 6 rooms 1 1/2 baths. Call 704435-2542 or 704-898-5208.


SENIOR LIVING AT ITS BEST! 55 and older. 1 bedroom, 1 bath apartments. Forest City. $675 deposit, $675 month. 828-4479622.

2 & 3 BEDROOM MOBILE HOMES. Small private park between Spindale and Forest City. Starting at $700 per month. 828-382-0475.

OAKLAND- 1 bedroom apartment, like new. SS appliances. $685 plus deposit and references. Only well qualified apply. 828-351-3322.

LIVE IN BASEMENT WITH private entrance, extra large bedroom, large bathroom, walk-in closet, kitchen with bar/counter, close to downtown. $1200/per month. 828748-9178.



CREEKSIDE CROSSING APARTMENTS IN SPINDALE is accepting applications. Now leasing 2-bedroom apartments or apply for the waiting list for 1-bedroom apartments. Designed for the elderly (55+) or persons with disabilities (age 45+). Great rental rates!! We have Spacious floor plans, dishwasher, laundry room. Section 8 welcome. Accessible units designed for persons with disabilities subject to availability. $25 application fee, credit/ criminal check required. Visit us at 358 West St. or call 828395-1956 for more info. Equal Housing Opportunity. Professionally managed by Partnership Property Management, an equal opportunity provider and employer.

TOMS LAKE CAMPGROUND “Family Friendly”! Only 12 Sites Available. Full Hookups. Nice Shady Spots. Monthly Rates Only! Located at 441 Toms Lake Rd., Forest City, NC. (828) 429-3154

THREE BEDROOM, JUST REMODELED. Quiet, wooded, mature

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