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Relay for Life wants to 'Paint the Town Purple'
Relay for Life wants to 'Paint the Town Purple'

Get ready to "Paint the Town Purple" in uptown Shelby on May 4, 2016, from 3:30 - 8 p.m. Promoted as a Relay for Life "pep rally," the event has really taken off in the last few years, according to volunteer Brite Warrick.

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Foothills Conservancy marks 20th anniversary
Foothills Conservancy marks 20th anniversary

In honor of its 20th anniversary, Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina is hosting a public celebration on Saturday, April 23 from 11am until 3pm at Camp Golden Valley in the South Mountains of northern Rutherford County.

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Cleveland County Job Fair is April 27, 2016
Cleveland County Job Fair is April 27, 2016
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Don't Light Up... Get L.I.T. Youth Conference
Don't Light Up... Get L.I.T. Youth Conference

The Cleveland County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (SAPC), in partnership with Communities in Schools of Cleveland County, is hosting a youth conference for Cleveland County students in grades 6-8.

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Obituaries

Betty Jean McGinnis Walker
Betty Jean McGinnis Walker

Mrs. Betty Jean McGinnis Walker, 85 of Shelby, passed away Monday, April 18, 2016 at Carillon Assisted Living in Shelby.

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Carrie Melton
Carrie Melton

Carrie Melton, age 82, of Forest City, died Friday, April 15, 2016 at Rutherford Regional Medical Center.

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Daniel Ray Grigg

Daniel Ray Grigg, age 43 of Cherryville and Charlotte, passed away on Saturday, April 16, 2016.

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Dorothy J. Thomas,
Dorothy J. Thomas,

Blacksburg -- Dorothy J. Thomas, 78, of 194 Becky's Boulevard, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 16, 2016.

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Earl Henry Ballard
Earl Henry Ballard

Earl Henry Ballard, age 92, of Forest City, died Monday, April 18, 2016 at the Hospice House of Rutherford County.

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Evelyn McCluney
Evelyn McCluney

Evelyn McCluney, 92 of Mooresboro, passed away April 17, 2016 at Fair Haven Home in Bostic.

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Glenn Wood Childers

Glenn Wood Childers, 85, 312 Ninety Nine Island Road, Blacksburg, SC, went home to be with the Lord April 18, 2016, at Testa Family Hospice House, Kings Mountain, NC.

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Hall Kenneth
Hall Kenneth "Chip" Cooke, II

Mr. Hall Kenneth "Chip" Cooke, II age 52 of Oakwood Drive passed away Friday April 15, 2016 while being cared for at Autumn Care of Saluda, NC.

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Janet Frances Dixon Swann
Janet Frances Dixon Swann

Janet Frances Dixon Swann, 73,of Shelby, passed away April 17, 2016 at
Hospice at Wendover.

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Jean McClain Mauney

Jean McClain Mauney departed to her heavenly home on Saturday April 16, 2016.

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Michael Shane McCurry
Michael Shane McCurry

SHELBY- Michael Shane McCurry, age 42, of Shelby, NC, passed away April 17, 2016 at Carolinas Medical Center.

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Peggy L. Radford
Peggy L. Radford

Peggy L. Radford, age 73, of Forest City, passed away Saturday, April 16, 2016 at her home.

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Rhonda Rachels
Rhonda Rachels

SHELBY- Rhonda Rachels, 68, passed away Saturday April 16, 2016 at her residence.

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Robert Litton
Robert Litton

Dr. Robert Litton died April 15, 2016 after a brief illness.

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Rodney Lee Smith

Rodney Lee Smith, age 43 of Leonhardt Rd. died Saturday, April 16, 2016. He was born on November 5, 1972 in Gaston County.

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Tempie Mae Tate Bridges
Tempie Mae Tate Bridges

BESSEMER CITY - Tempie Mae Tate Bridges, age 68, of Bessemer City passed away April 15, 2016 at Courtland Terrace.

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Zanie H. Hudson
Zanie H. Hudson

Zanie H. Hudson, 88, of 5255 Casar Road, Lawndale, passed away Saturday,
April 16, 2016 at her home.

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Sports

Bruce Camp's Local Fishing Report April 21, 2016
Bruce Camp's Local Fishing Report April 21, 2016

Kosa
The retirees fished Lake Norman two weeks ago with J R Garland and Rick Miers getting the win with 12.8.

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Sportsmans Corner: Landon Shull
Sportsmans Corner: Landon Shull

Landon Shull, age 4, caught his first fish over the weekend with his dad, Vincent Shull, at his Papaw Chris Campbell's house in Boilings Springs, NC.

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Outdoor Truths: Aiming Outdoorsmen Toward Christ April 21, 2016
Outdoor Truths: Aiming Outdoorsmen Toward Christ April 21, 2016

Last year I broke down and bought me two Avian X decoys.

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Church News

Area Church News April 21, 2016

New Mt. Olive Holiness Church, Grover
New Mt. Olive Holiness Church, 267 Roseborough Road, Grover, NC, will be holding a Revival, April 20-22, 2016, at 7:00pm. The speakers will be: Wed.: Bishop Willie A. Mitchell of Pentecostal Apostolic Church of Christ, Shelby, NC; Thurs.: Pastor Ron Hawkins of Grover Church of God, 201 Main St., Grover, NC; Fri.: Minister Ethel Mae Gibson of Supernatural Acts of God Worship Center, Vale, NC. Everyone is welcome. 704-600-6126.

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Neighborhood Calendar

Neighborhood Calendar April 21, 2016

Rock The Square 2016, Earl Scruggs Center
Rock The Square 2016 will be held Saturday, April 23, 2016, 11:00am-10:00pm, Uptown Shelby, NC, outdoors around the court square (Earl Scruggs Center).

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Community News

American Legion Post 82 Fundraiser held
American Legion Post 82 Fundraiser held

Post 82 members David Rose, Woody Weaver, Gary McNeilly and Dave Williams, gather around the grill.

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Every April since 1987, The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) has sponsored Alcohol Awareness Month in order to increase the public's awareness and understanding of alcoholism and encourage local communities to focus on alcohol related issues.

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Post 82 holds fundraiser
Post 82 holds fundraiser

Six-year-old Kinley with her mother Tiffany Crain, enjoy lunch at the American Legion Cruise-In on Saturday April 16th. Kinley's sister Karley, was also at the Cruise-In with their grandparents Jimmy and Nancy Ledbetter.

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American Legion Post 82 Cruise-In
American Legion Post 82 Cruise-In

American Legion Post 82 held a Cruise-In Fundraiser on Saturday April 16th.

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Fish Fry benefits North Shelby School
Gary Mellon and Jerry Gantt frying fish.
Fish Fry benefits North Shelby School

The Piedmont Shrine Club held a Fish Fry to benefit North Shelby School on Saturday April 16th. Club members served up perch, flounder and catfish with all the fixings.

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FOP receives donation
FOP receives donation
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Kings Mountain Historical Museum hosts
Descendants of the Mauney Brothers and other Civil War soldiers.
Kings Mountain Historical Museum hosts "The Mauney Brothers Civil War" a presentation and book signing

On April 13, Kings Mountain Historical Museum hosted "The Mauney Brothers' Civil War," a presentation and book signing by Lawrence Lohr.

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KMHS Ambassadors raise money for Hospice Cleveland County
KMHS Ambassadors raise money for Hospice Cleveland County

The Ambassadors Club at Kings Mountain High School recently raised $1,907 for Hospice patients.

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