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CCC's new Advanced Technology Center building named for Speaker Tim Moore
CCC's new Advanced Technology Center building named for Speaker Tim Moore

Cleveland Community College cut the ribbon at one of their newest buildings on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022 welcoming everyone present to the new Speaker Tim Moore Advanced Technology Center.

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Local woman memorialized at annual Sarah Sweep
Local woman memorialized at annual Sarah Sweep

Maybe you have seen the signs each fall asking for volunteers to participate in the Sarah Sweep on First Broad River. You may have participated or seen the photos of the piles of tires, appliances and trash that are pulled out of the river each year in this endeavor.

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Young Tucker Forrest loves the challenges farming presents
Young Tucker Forrest loves the challenges farming presents

Rising Crest Middle School 8th grader, Tucker Forrest has been into farming since he was, well, since he was very small, according to his mom and dad, Lyndi and Shannon Forrest.

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6 Week ladies Bible study begins at Pfeiffer Cafe & Confections, Sept. 7
6 Week ladies Bible study begins at Pfeiffer Cafe & Confections, Sept. 7

A ladies county-wide Bible study will begin at Pfeiffer Cafe & Confections, located at 116 E. Warren Street, Shelby on Wednesday, September 7 through October 12 from 9 AM-11AM.

Best selling author and local Cleveland County native Cindi Wood will be leading the six-week study "Anonymous" .

Reserve your spot by texting your name and contact info to: 704-418-1199. Bible study books will be available for $15 which includes registration.

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Cleveland County Sheriff's Office
Cleveland County Sheriff's Office "STAR Camp" helps kids have a great summer
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New garden to honor legacy of Dotty Leatherwood
Dotty Leatherwood was a master gardener and helped found the Cleveland County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer program and served as the group\'s first president.
New garden to honor legacy of Dotty Leatherwood

A local legend in gardening who passed away last year will be remembered for years to come through the creation of a special garden named in her memory.

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AL World Series fans to supply food for Neal Senior Center
AL World Series fans to supply food for Neal Senior Center

Two Local Ministries Collection boxes to be set at main gate of Keeter Stadium. World Series starts Thursday, Aug. 11, and runs through to Tuesday, Aug. 16, at Keeter Stadium.

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Wake the World returns to Moss Lake Aug. 29
Wake the World returns to Moss Lake Aug. 29

It is time for fun in the sun and water for those who may not typically have the opportunity to participate in traditional water sports.

Wake the World, a non-profit organization that offers recreational water sports events for disabled or disadvantaged children or adults, will once again hold an open day of skiing and water tubing at Moss Lake at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 29, 2022.

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Historic Shelby Foundation seeks to preserve the past
Historic Shelby Foundation seeks to preserve the past

History is all around us in the Cleveland County area. From the national park that borders us to the south, to the music legends that got their start here, we often take much of our area's history for granted.

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KM hosts concert series, cruise-ins
July 16, Tell Me Lies-The Fleetwood Mac Experience Opening Act: The Tonez
KM hosts concert series, cruise-ins
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Waco starts Community Watch program
Town of Waco Mayor John Barrett
Waco starts Community Watch program

The small community of Waco has decided it was their turn to "take a bite out of crime", so they have recently started Waco Community Watch, a "first" for them, but based on an idea that has been around for a while now.

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Chamber celebrates first year under new leadership
Chamber celebrates first year under new leadership

Christine Cribb loves what she does and she loves her job as Executive Director of the Cleveland County Chamber of Commerce. You can hear it in her voice as she talks about the Chamber and see it in her face as she tells you about what the Chamber can do to help businesses succeed.

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Summer music is in the air at ESC
Summer music is in the air at ESC

Summer music is well underway at the Earl Scruggs Center (ESC) in Shelby.

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Carter Chevrolet sponsors
Mark and Chris Carter of Carter Chevrolet in Shelby. Carter Chevrolet is sponsoring the "Carless Car Raffle" this year.
Carter Chevrolet sponsors "carless" car raffle for Boys & Girls Club

In a recent media release for the Shelby Boys & Girls Club, Dr. Jack Weller noted how the price of new cars rises every year. So, this year, said Weller, the Boys & Girls Club of Cleveland County (BGCCC) has decided to continue doing the Benefit Car Raffle without a vehicle.

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Shelby Alive! is back for summer 2022
Shelby Alive! is back for summer 2022

Music will once again be in the air in Uptown Shelby on Thursday evenings as Shelby Alive! returns to the Bobby Bell Pavilion located at 126 West Marion Street.

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Shelby Regional Airport to host fly-in; open house June 11
The weather was great for the 2019 Shelby-Cleveland County Regional Airport's 2019 Fly-In and Open House.
Shelby Regional Airport to host fly-in; open house June 11

Jack E. Poole, Airport Supervisor for the Shelby-Cleveland County Regional Airport Woodson Field, said he is glad they can once again have another fly-in and open house event. Furthermore, he is looking forward to it. And more good news - this is a FREE event! The airport is located at 830 College Ave., (Hwy. 150) Shelby.

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Neisler LEC addition nears completion
Neisler LEC addition nears completion

Over the past couple of years, the walls of an enlarged facility for adult daycare have slowly been taking shape on the Kings Mountain Boulevard. In just a few weeks, the construction will come to an end, and a dream that started six years ago will finally be a reality.

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GreenWorks Trash Trout Jr. makes debut at Hickory Creek
Broad Riverkeeper David Caldwell (in cap) and Shelby Stormwater/Engineer Coordinator Tyler Brooks and a volunteer push the Trash Trout, Jr. into place in Hickory Creek.
GreenWorks Trash Trout Jr. makes debut at Hickory Creek

City looking for volunteers to help clean the device out periodically, especially after rain events. There's a new trash collector in town and its name is Trash Trout, Jr. The wire and steel contraption was installed Tuesday, May 10 in Hickory Creek in Shelby by Broad Riverkeeper David Caldwell and City of Shelby Stormwater/Engineering Coordinator Tyler Brooks and a couple of helpers.

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GWU bulldog gets a new look
GWU bulldog gets a new look

There's a new Dawg in town! Gardner-Webb University (GWU) launched a new Runnin' Bulldog logo after a six-month research and interview process. It was revealed to campus, community, alumni and media on Thursday, April 28, 2022.

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Relay For Life 2022 starts Sat., May 14 at Dover YMCA
Andrea Whitesides, Margaret Litton, Mark Pritchett, Kathy Sloan, and Robin Earwood show off the new 2022 Relay For Life signs and tee-shirts.
Relay For Life 2022 starts Sat., May 14 at Dover YMCA

Get ready for the 2022 version of Relay For Life for Cleveland County, which is set to start Saturday, May 14, from 4 to 10 p.m. The location, as it has been for a while now, is the Dover Foundation YMCA, Shelby.

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Service to honor local 'fallen heroes'
Service to honor local 'fallen heroes'

A special service will take place on Thursday, May 5, 2022. At 11 a.m. that morning the Fallen Heroes Memorial at Raper-Roark Park in Shelby will host the Memorial of Fallen Heroes. The service will recognize local law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others.

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Celebrating 25 years of the Foothills Merry Go Round Festival
An aerial view of a past Foothills Merry Go Round Festival.
Celebrating 25 years of the Foothills Merry Go Round Festival

For 25 years now kids of all ages have been entertained by the Foothills Merry Go Round Festival, a wonderful Shelby tradition. The festival is back again, on Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24.

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Shelby's Post 82 gearing up for start of 2022 Legion baseball
Shelby's Post 82 gearing up for start of 2022 Legion baseball

According to NC American Legion State Commander and Shelby Post 82 Sports Commissioner Jim Quinlan, Shelby's American Legion Post 82 is gearing up for the 2022 Cleveland County Legion baseball season.

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BGCCC to expand programs across county
BGCCC to expand programs across county

The Boys & Girls Club of Cleveland County (BGCCC) is expanding once again, offering programs at Springmore Elementary, Fallston Elementary, the renamed Shelby Elementary and at a new site in the Kings Mountain school zone, beginning in fall 2022.

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After many decades apart, Shelby couple meet again; tie the knot
The happy couple - Mr. and Mrs. Harris Putnam.
After many decades apart, Shelby couple meet again; tie the knot

For Jane Billedeaux, 83, and Harris Putnam, 82, words like "hope" and "true love" aren't just words, they really do mean what they say. They mean happiness can happen to anyone any time, no matter how much time has passed.

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