The tradition of luminaries on Court Square in Shelby will continue on Friday, December 20th, 2013 as a way to honor and remember loved ones during the holiday season.
Our week #14 Shelby Shopper & Info Football Contest winner was Carol Earls, a San Francisco 49ers fan, from Shelby. Her ballot was the best received, picking 12 out of 12 games correctly and guessing the closest tie-breaker score of 42 points.
Last week we spotted Sam Hamrick of Boiling Springs, getting his Shelby Shopper & Info at One Stop Food Stores’ location at 2040 E. Dixon Blvd., Shelby. Be ready…. YOU could be our next LUCKY READER!
Truth, one word. We can speak for hours, and if the truth is not found, it is not worthwhile. Before we were Christian Believers. We were recognized as Truth Believers.
Alma Raye Clark, 71, of E. Sanders Rd., died Tues., Dec. 10, 2013 at Kings Mountain Hospice House.
Daniel G. Brown, age 82, of Caroleen, NC, died Tuesday morning, December 10,2013 at Mission Memorial Hospital in Asheville.
Kay Roberson Blanton, age 75, of Nebo, NC, died Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at her residence.
Martha Jane Putnam Brindle, 72, passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2013 at home.
Tom Dotson, 85, of High Shoals Church Road, Cliffside, died on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at his residence.
The Bass Casters fished their December event Sunday on Lake Wateree. A nasty, cold misty, rainy day kept catches down. Tom Gavin picked up the win with 8.6 followed by Brandon Scarborough with 7.11.
18 year old Kristin Russ of Polkville shot her first deer, a 6 pt. buck, Thanksgiving morning while hunting with her Paw Paw Bob Russ.
Change is a merciless taskmaster. It is both consistent and impulsive.
Zoe Youngman, 9 yrs. old of Weddington, NC was hunting with her Poppy, Scott Cole, in Cleveland County when she bagged this nice deer at 150 yards with 22-250.
Friendship United Methodist Church, Fallston
Friendship United Methodist Church, 111 Friendship Drive, Fallston, NC invites children to Kingdom Kids, a Wednesday night children’s ministry. Bring your child for Bible lessons, music and lots of fun. Every Wednesday night from 6:00 until 7:00 pm. For more information contact Bethany Clay at 704-538-9243.
Cleveland County Department of Social Services (LEIAP)
The Cleveland County Department of Social Services administers the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) through our agency, December 2, 2013 - March 31, 2014 or until funds are exhausted. This proram provides eligible families a one-time vendor payment to help with their heating cost.
Holiday Stuffed Animal Sleep Over
Children Ages 0-6 are invited to bring their stuffed animal for story time, and then the animals are invited for a sleep over at the library!
“The holiday season is right around the corner and shoppers are crowding malls and discount stores to buy the latest gadgets and find the best deals,” said Sheriff Norman of Cleveland County.
Cleveland County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director W. Bryon McMurry urges area producers wanting coverage through the Noninsurable Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) to purchase it now before the sales closing date of January 1, 2014.
Mary Byrnes was presented with the Fred Blackley Keep Shelby Beautiful Service Award. Those considered for the Fred Blackley Keep Shelby Beautiful Service Award are chosen because:
Wayne Reavis of Forest City, NC is the Best In Show winner and artwork for Category 3 from Cleveland County Fair entry at this year’s State Fair in Raleigh.
Cleveland County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director W. Bryon McMurry announced that producers now have until January 15, 2014, to report crops that have a November 15, 2013 reporting deadline without paying a late-file fee.
For the 7th year Special Olympics Cleveland County based at North Shelby School was the recipient of a generous donation from it’s Annual Bass Fishing Tournament held at Pinnacle Boat Landing on Lake Norman.