We depend on God for the miracle of plant & animal growth. Therefore, it is important that we set aside time to recognize our dependence on God. You are invited join us in a community-wide prayer service to ask God to bless the area's farms, farmers & gardens this season.
The Foothills Farmers' Market Grand Opening is this Saturday from 8 am to 12 noon in Uptown Shelby on South Washington Street located between the Earl Scruggs Center and the Cleveland County Arts Council.
The Regions Archery Pro/Am Tour competition will take place April 4th, 5th & 6th at Elliott Family Farms 358 London Road, Lawndale, NC. Four hundred to five hundred shooters are expected to compete in pro and amateur events. More info at www. RegionsArchery.com or www. ElliottFamilyFarms.com.
Mrs. Barbara Hopper, 75 of South Post Road, went to her heavenly home, Monday, March 31, 2014 at her residence.
Carolyn Fitch Passmore, age 58 passed away on March 31, 2014 at her home.
Lois Turner Ivy, 81, of 1327 Crestview Drive, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at Hospice at Wendover.
Mrs. Mary Edna Hamrick McCraw, 84, of Bachelor Road, Mooresboro, died on Tuesday, April 02, 2014 at Hospice at Wendover in Shelby, NC.
The Carolina Bass Club fished Lake Lookout last weekend. Russell Cook fished solo and got the win with 17.09. Second went to Dean Ford and Phil Murray with 14.4. Third with 13.34 was Jacob cook and Harill Brackett.
John’s dad, Johnny, propped his gun up on the shooting stick. It was too heavy for him to hold himself. He gathered his boy close to his bosom and carefully tried to help him aim at the turkey’s neck.
St. Mary Church, Shelby
St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, 818 McGowan Rd, Shelby, NC, will be holding a fish fry (open to the public). This will be held every Friday beginning from 6:00pm until 8:00pm at the church hall and sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council 11946, and will continue every Friday until April 18.
Relay for Life Cleveland County, Shelby
County Team Captain Meeting - Tuesday, April 8, 6:00pm. Meeting will be held at Landmark Baptist Church Family Life Center.
The Cleveland County Library Gallery will feature a retrospective exhibit of local artist Betty Mace April 3 through May 30. A meet the artist reception will be held in May.
People in our community would be surprised at the number of families our food pantry serves. As the cost of living increases, their check doesn’t increase at the same rate so they don’t always have the resources to feed themselves or their families adequately.
The North Carolina State Employees’ Credit Union Foundation recently awarded Continuing Education Scholarships to five Cleveland Community College students.
Imagine being a child that is in a wheelchair, autistic or confined by other special needs and always dependent on someone else to be there to help with the everyday tasks of living.
True to his nickname, Teddy Bear (aka Carl Fortenberry) is a big, lovable, softie of a man, that even his loud motorcycle and biker club leather can’t disguise.