The 57th annual, “Grand-Daddy Of Them All”, Shelby Hamfest comes home! On August 31st and September 1st, the Shelby Hamfest will return to the Cleveland County Fairgrounds. In celebration of “coming home” Hamfest is offering some great prizes.
Imagine the challenges faced by a patient battling cancer. Imagine the immense financial and emotional toll it may take on the patient. Imagine being able to do something to help relieve some of the financial and emotional strain that patient may feel! Imagine helping hundreds and even thousands of people in your community, through one event!
We spotted Anna Murray of the Patterson Springs Community picking up her Shelby Shopper & Info at Lowery’s Country Corner
located at 2003 S. Post Rd. Shelby.
Gentiva Home Health sponsored a Birthday Party celebration, on August 8th at the Neal Senior Center. The Senior Center staff would like to thank Gentiva Home Health, for the party, which was a huge success.
Hope is the most over looked word in serving a living Lord. No one but you knows the strength of your Hope. When you apply hope in it’s right place and the Lord sees what you are willing to go for, then you are in the right frame of mind to please your Saviour, and action has already begun for you.
Fair or not, others view of Jesus is based on their view of us; His followers. What we think, what we say, what we do, our stance on various issues, even our politics, is often attributed to Jesus. We are after all his “ambassadors” which means we represent Him in all matters.
Gladys Dorothy McCurry Dixon, 87, of 1009 New Prospect Church Rd. in Shelby,
passed away August 28, 2013 at Hospice at Wendover.
Harold Ray Dayberry, Jr. 48, of 110 Lail Court in Lawndale, passed away August 27, 2013 at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.
Ms. Marianne Mitchell, 47, of 397 Seattle St. Apt. 5D Shelby, NC departed this life on Friday, August 9, 2013 at Wendover Hospice in Shelby.
Randy Joe Grant, age 61, of Forest City, NC, died Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at the Hospice House of Rutherford County.
Sarah LaRue Hord Poston, 84, went peacefully into her Lords arms on Monday, August 26, 2013 at White Oak Manor in Kings Mountain.
The retirees form Kosa fished Lake Wylie last week, with John Black and Roger McNeely picking up the win with a catch of 10.5. David O’Shields and Doug Sparrow finished second with 10.0. Ronnie Humphries had 7.12 and settled in third. Big bass of the day was a 3.7 largemouth brought in by Mack Wyatt. This week it is back to Lake Norman for the geezers.
So many times when we think of our outdoor activities we envision an event with a friend or family member. What I was reminded of recently was that for some, the outdoors involves the whole family. Many families love to spend time in a campground or at the lake.
Tent Revival For Jesus, Kings Mountain
Tent Revival For Jesus with Evangelist Scott Callahan of Fort Mill SC will be holding a Tent Revival under the Big Tent in Kings Mountain, NC, 215 East King St, in Downtown Kings Mountain, NC, (last day) August 29, 7:30pm. Live Music & Gospel Singing, Preaching & Prayer for the Sick nightly. All are welcome to attend.
Council on Aging/Neal Senior Center
“Bingo” - At Council on Aging/Senior Center, 100 T.R. Harris Drive, Shelby, NC. Each Monday Night (except holidays). Doors open at 5:30 (no admittance after 7:00pm). Jackpot up to $500.00 – Public invited 12 years old and up.
The 2013 Cleveland County Memorial Library System Summer Reading Program was a major success. The seven week program began with a Kick Off event that served over 250 participants
Gina Tate from Clearwater Paper, Jackie Smith of PPG, Nancee Parker from Hanwha and Vanessa Brown of Clearwater Paper.
Local companies partnered with Communities In Schools of Cleveland County and Cleveland County Schools to provide backpacks filled with school supplies for students in Cleveland County.
Exhibit On Display now Through October 12, 2013
Presented By Kings Mountain Historical Museum
Monday, Sept. 2 – All City offices are closed.
Tuesday, Sept. 3– Monday and Tuesday Routes will be collected.
From educating the young to entertaining the “young at heart,” Jessica Moss will use the skills she learned in her former position as Executive Director of KidSenses Children’s InterACTIVE Museum in Rutherfordton, N.C.
The Appropriations Act of 2013 contains a provision to implement a new soil-testing fee. Pending final approval by the Board of Agriculture, a $4 fee will be charged for all soil samples processed by the NCDA&CS Agronomic Division during its busiest season: December through March. There will still be no fee from April through November.
Sheriff Alan Norman of the Cleveland County Sheriff’s offers some safety tips for those youngsters who will be walking back and forth to school this year.