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HealthCare Foundation host Garden Party
The HealthCare Foundation of Cleveland County will host a garden party at Spinning Leaf at the Vineyard on April 2, 2022.
HealthCare Foundation host Garden Party

The spring days are now upon us, and you may find yourself wanting to celebrate and enjoy the warm spring air.

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USDA makes $3M investment in Shelby's Mafic USA
Signing off on a $3 million investment in Mafic USA are (left to right): Brett McMahon (Member of the Board of Directors), Kevin McDonald (Chairman of the Board), and Reginald Speight (NC State Director of USDA-RD).
USDA makes $3M investment in Shelby's Mafic USA

Basalt fiber plant to be the only North American manufacturer of the useful fibers. On Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at 11 a.m., USDA Rural Development State Director Reginald Speight announced an investment with Mafic USA, located at 119 Metrolina Dr., Shelby, in the Foothills Industrial Park.

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New seed library available at CCLS
Sarah Edmonds, CCLS adult services manager, talks about how the new Seed Library program works.
New seed library available at CCLS

When you head to the library, you usually think about checking out books or maybe doing a little research. But now you can also work on your gardening skills by checking out some seeds!

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Foothills Quilters Guild artisans sew and stitch for good causes
Foothills Quilters Club members - Cathey Earls, Linda McNeary, Donna Hartley, and Christi Scheffel - proudly show off some of their handiwork at Shelby's Ascension Lutheran Church. (photos by Michael E. Powell/CF Media)
Foothills Quilters Guild artisans sew and stitch for good causes

Christi Scheffel and her talented friends, members all of the Foothills Quilters Guild that meets monthly at the Ascension Lutheran Church in Shelby, love using their talents for good causes.

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'Hats Off!' exhibit featured now at KMHM
'Hats Off!' exhibit featured now at KMHM

Ballcaps, beanies, cowboy hats - people today often choose a wide variety of headwear. But just like any aspect of fashion, what people wear on their heads has changed a lot through the years.

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Local men's shelter needs your support to stay open
Mental Health Association's ComPeer program teaches an art class at The Common once a month. Photos provided
Local men's shelter needs your support to stay open

Many Cleveland County residents may have noticed a seemingly increase in the population of homeless men in and around Uptown Shelby over the last couple of years. Gary Leigh, Executive Director of Trailhead Resources noticed back in 2019 and sought to do something about it.

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Pharmacy Tech Academy helps HS students explore career possibilities
A Pharmacy Technician Academy student mixing IV medications under a Laminar Flow Hood, which provides a sterile environment for her to do so. (photos provided)
Pharmacy Tech Academy helps HS students explore career possibilities

In a recent media release, Paula Vess, Communications and Public Relations Coordinator for Cleveland Community College said their Pharmacy Technician Academy is a great way for students to get into that profession or to further their medical career choices.

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Potato Project needs leaders, tractors
CCPP founders Bill Horn, left, and Doug Sharp. According to Sharp, the organization is in need of new leadership. They are also seeking 45-horsepower tractors and tractor operators.
Potato Project needs leaders, tractors

"CCPP is a local charity that has produced and given away more than one million pounds of potatoes during the past eleven years," says CCPP co-founder Doug Sharp. "However, several of our founding group are showing signs of wear and tear (we do not wish to think of this as age)."

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Entrepreneurial Vaughn's create incubator for small businesses
The Kingdom\'s Cup is managed by Jennifer Tomlin (center), with baristas Lainey Bradley and Tajuana Tate helping out in the day-to-day operations. (photos by Michael E. Powell/CF Media)
Entrepreneurial Vaughn's create incubator for small businesses

Kingdom's Cup one of six SB's in their Marion Street mini-mall.

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December 3 ribbon cutting at new TJCA high school campus
Cutting the ribbon at the Dec. 3 ceremony at TJCA's new high school are, from left to right: Joe Maimone, Susan Lewis of Beam Construction in Cherryville, Ray Maxwell, Nicholas Lattanzi, Reginald Speight, TJCA Principal Dianna Bridges and Jack Parker.
December 3 ribbon cutting at new TJCA high school campus

According to a school media release, Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy (TJCA) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, Dec. 3, celebrating the completion of their new $18 million high school campus

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Law Enforcement Appreciation luncheon given for local officers
Shelby Police Chief Jeff Ledford, Cleveland County Commissioner Deb Hardin, Cleveland County Sheriff Alan Norman, and Cleveland County Commissioners Johnny Hutchins and Doug Bridges at the Law Enforcement luncheon.
Law Enforcement Appreciation luncheon given for local officers

Steve Borders family and Elizabeth Baptist Church wanted to do something special to recognize and honor Cleveland County law enforcement, so they thought a delicious lunch would be just the thing.

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Veterans Day 2021 to feature parade, hot dog lunch
Veterans Day 2021 to feature parade, hot dog lunch

Veterans Day, Memorial Day, Armed Forces Day - for many citizens the various holidays are confusing. But while all of these days were established to honor members of the military, each has a different group of honorees.

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland County celebrate 50 years at Main Clubhouse
Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland County celebrate 50 years at Main Clubhouse

Since May 13, 1971, the Boys & Girls Club of Cleveland County Clubhouse has been an important place for young men and women to get the help and mentoring they need to go forward into the future.

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'Snacks & Thanks
'Snacks & Thanks" delivered to healthcare workers

Frontline healthcare workers in Cleveland County are getting "Snacks & Thanks" through a community-wide effort to show appreciation to those who work long hours caring for others at Cleveland County's two hospitals.

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High Schoolers from Casar Seeking Shoes for Homeless
Emma Lineberger and Turner Cook with shoes that were donated for the homeless!
High Schoolers from Casar Seeking Shoes for Homeless

Emma Lineberger and Turner Cook, two Casar teens who attend Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy, are taking action to help the homeless this winter.

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Foothills Farmers' Market to  extend to a year-round market
Foothills Farmers' Market to extend to a year-round market

According to a media release from Emma Budzinski, Market Manager for the Foothills Farmers' Market, the Market plans to extend their hours of being open for business.

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Father, son entrepreneurs expand business again
Father, son entrepreneurs expand business again

Asked to describe their most recent move and expansion for their ever-growing hot sauce business at the ribbon cutting on Friday, Aug. 20, former Cherryville resident and one-half of a custom-made hot sauce entrepreneurship, Bret Morey, said simply, "We are blessed beyond measure!"

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Chalk Fest brightens county Court Square
Chalk Fest brightens county Court Square

The Shelby Courthouse Square was alive with colors this past Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, as area artists of all ages applied their skills to concrete at Cleveland County Arts Council's Chalk Fest.

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The call to fire service runs deep in Captain Quentin Cash
The call to fire service runs deep in Captain Quentin Cash
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NASCAR comes to Patriots Park
NASCAR team Hendrick Motorsports is sending its stable of Cup Series stock cars to Kings Mountain September 11, as a part of the LIVE at Patriots Park Cruise-In.
NASCAR comes to Patriots Park
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City of KM to salute Military, First Responders Sept. 11th
On The Border:The Ultimate Eagles Tribute Band with Opening Act, CAT5 Band
City of KM to salute Military, First Responders Sept. 11th
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2021 Cleveland County Amateur Golf Championship
2021 Cleveland County Amateur Golf Championship
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Bobby Bell Day
Bobby played the positions of defensive end and linebacker, and was inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame in 1983. He is known to be one of the top one hundred players ever to play in the NFL.
Bobby Bell Day

The City of Shelby has plans to honor a hometown football legend on Saturday, August 28, 2021.

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David White's legacy: A Shelby builder and God's man
Author David White with his book, "Making Of A God Man", in which he tells the miraculous story of his survival and recovery from an accident that almost killed him.
David White's legacy: A Shelby builder and God's man

David White wants his legacy to be remembered as his being a "God man", or rather, God's man for whatever He needs him for.

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Distinguished Women Awardees to be honored
Distinguished Women Awardees to be honored

Carol Ann Hoard, area minister and one half of the duo known as The Christmas Tree Ladies who spread joy and goodwill throughout every holiday season.

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