You do not have to be a Christian to work for the Lord. Many people tithe their income and are not Christians. Why? Mostly because their Pastor says it is the thing to do. To the one doing that, they seem to prosper and get along just fine.
Early on we are inclined and at times encouraged to divide and segregate ourselves by way of groups, organizations, class systems and the like. The sexes are split in two before puberty by way of the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts. Middle and high school students find themselves labeled as geeks, goths, jocks, hicks or freaks.
Robin "Lou" Canipe Rich, 58, of 5439 Jackson White Road, Lawndale, died
Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at her residence.
Dr. Ray Hoyle Smith, age 83 of 702 Spring Street, died peacefully July 2, 2013 at Hospice at Wendover.
Nineteen boats made the trip to Kings Mountain last Thursday for the weekly bass tournament on Moss Lake. Charles and Maverick Canipe brought in 10.04 and took first place.
I love the outdoors but you can be assured of the fact that sooner or later accidents will happen. Most of the time these are minor and not worth mentioning. On other occasions they are more climatic and the setbacks are longer. Not only do accidents happen during our outdoor activities but they also happen in our everyday lives.
Putnam Baptist Church, Shelby
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Piecemakers Quilt Guild
Piecemakers Quilt Guild meets the first Wednesday of each month from 10:00am to 12:00pm at the Lincoln County Senior Center, Lincoln Campus of Gaston College, 511 Aspen Street, Lincolnton, NC, in room 319. We are here to teach and encourage those interested in the art of quilting. Visitors and new members are welcome. We also have a new class that meets on the second Thursday of each month from 10:00am to 3:00pm to provide one to one instruction to beginning quilters. Contact Linda at 704-483-2778 for more information on this class.
We spotted Robert Monroe with his friend Horace Kittell reading their Shelby Shopper & Info while having lunch at The Clock Restaurant in Shelby.
DVD available at Cleveland County Libraries to help parents of children who stutter for immediate release. Contact: Jane Fraser email@example.com. Help for Stuttering - Complex Disorder Devastating for Children and Parents. As many as five percent of preschool children nationwide have repetitions and prolongations of sounds severe enough to be of concern to their parents.
Cleveland County Health Department partners with local schools and churches to develop community gardens that feed the need... Pictured: Pre-K students at West Elementary School in Kings Mountain learn how to plant tomato starts.
For seven years, Melvin Tate has had a half acre garden. He plants everything. With the help of Reva Lawson and Conell Smiley, his garden holds special vegetable treats for not only himself, but older people who are in need. Melvin has been confined to a wheelchair for 28 years, but that doesn’t stop him from doing whatever he sets his mind to do. He enjoys his garden and the benefit it gives to others.
Cleveland County Health Department partners with local schools and churches
to develop community gardens that feed the need...
The dedication of the Joe and Sophia Goforth playground was held on June 28th, with a gathering of Joe and Sophia’s family members, Cleveland County dignitaries, members of the Boys & Girls Club and those who generously contributed to make it happen.
They say: “what goes around, comes around” and if that be the case, it definitely fits the philosophy of Ann Jones Thompson. She is an ardent supporter of the Cleveland County Boys & Girls Club and has always cared about and has “privately, not for the glory” helped support their cause. A good example is when she lost her son, Robert.
Greater Shelby Community Theatre presents the classic drama “The Crucible” by legendary playwright Arthur Miller. Performances are July 12-14 and July 19-21 at Keeter Auditorium on the campus of Cleveland Community College.
Betty Downs, a life long resident of Shelby, has grown something very unique for this area. A Pineapple! Betty loves to see things grow and with that in mind she experimented with cutting a pineapple at the top, soaking it in water for 3 days and planting in the ground.