Welcome! Friday, April 12, 2024 | Login | Register
   
Displaying Articles 26 - 50 of 197
Mush, Music & Mutts:   N.C. Liver Mush Festival Sat., Oct. 21
Mush, Music & Mutts: N.C. Liver Mush Festival Sat., Oct. 21
Read More ...
Aldersgate UMC's Apple Butter Festival is back for Saturday, October 21
Aldersgate UMC's Apple Butter Festival is back for Saturday, October 21

The United Methodist Women of Aldersgate United Methodist Church of Shelby will host their annual Apple Butter Festival on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023 from 9 a.m., until 3 pm. The church is located at 1207 W. Dixon Blvd., Shelby.

Read More ...
Special Olympics NC athletes win bronze medals at championship
Special Olympics NC athletes win bronze medals at championship

Team does well at 2023 Special Olympics North America Softball Championship.

Thirteen Special Olympics North Carolina (SONC) softball athletes and five coaches competed in the 2023 Special Olympics North America (SONA) Softball Championship, winning the bronze medal in their division. The event was held Sept. 14-17, 2023, at Peaks View Park in Lynchburg, Virginia. This was the second year the tournament has been held in Lynchburg.

Read More ...
Cleveland Co. Fair celebrates almost a century of food, fun, and good times!
Cleveland Co. Fair celebrates almost a century of food, fun, and good times!

According to information on the American Folklife Center's 'Local Legacies' web site (https://memory.loc.gov/diglib/legacies/loc.afc.afc-legacies.200003238/), the Cleveland County Fair began as, "...the brainchild of the Shelby Kiwanis Club in 1924," and "...has grown every year since then in size, number of activities, and attendance." The Fair's official info states the Fair was started in 1924. That puts this long-running, fun-filled local event at
almost a century old and counting!

Read More ...
Liberty Mountain opens September 15
Liberty Mountain opens September 15

Liberty Mountain: The Revolutionary Drama opens for its eighth season this Friday, September 15 at the Joy Performance Theatre in downtown Kings Mountain.

The play shares the personal trials many families faced during the period of the Battle of Kings Mountain in the South during Cornwallis' Southern Campaign.

Read More ...
Earl Scruggs Music Festival held Labor Day weekend
Earl Scruggs Music Festival held Labor Day weekend

The Earl Scruggs Music Festival (ESMF) was hosted at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring from Friday, September 1 through Sunday, September 3.

Read More ...
Coinhole creator Jackson Martin says game is a
Coinhole creator Jackson Martin says game is a "Made in the USA" story

Coinhole creator and game-maker Jackson Martin proudly points out on his web site and Facebook page the game he created in 2008 is a "Made in the USA" story. It is... and a fun one at that.

Read More ...
Wake the World on Moss Lake postpone until September 11, 2023
Wake the World on Moss Lake postpone until September 11, 2023

Due to the forecast, the event is moved from August 28, 2023 to September 11, 2023

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, September 11, 2023.

Read More ...
Golden Knights drop in on the American Legion World Series
Golden Knights drop in on the American Legion World Series

On Saturday, August 12, The United States Army Golden Knights Parachute Team greeted guests at Shelby Airport from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Team members arrived promptly at 9 a.m., as posters, booklets, and stickers were placed on the table, and people poured in to meet these soldiers and get their autographs.

Read More ...
Hot Nights Cool Rides will soon roll into Forest City
Hot Nights Cool Rides will soon roll into Forest City

The 31st annual Hot Nights Cool Rides in Forest City begins Friday, August 18 with a free cruise-in at the Park on Pavilion Square (POPS) beginning at 6pm with music by Ocean Blvd Band.

Saturday, August 19, car registrations begin at 9am and continue until noon. Cost is $30 per vehicle.There will be plenty of food vendors, restaurants are open and stores are also open for shopping.

An awards ceremony begins at 7pm for the more than 400 cars competing in one of the largest car shows in the Southeast. Plenty of parking off Main Street. Bring a chair. Stay all day.

Read More ...
NC BeachBlast Festival returns to KM on August 18 and 19
NC BeachBlast Festival returns to KM on August 18 and 19

The City of Kings Mountain brings the Beach back to downtown as the NC Beach Blast Festival comes to Patriots Park Friday and Saturday, August 18 and 19!

Read More ...
Something to sing about
7th Inning Stretch Festival begins and ends with music
Something to sing about

Music lovers can find something to sing about from the time the 9th Annual 7th Inning Stretch Festival opens at 3:00 PM until it closes at 10:00 PM.

On Saturday, Aug. 5, the festival, with two music stages and plenty of food, trinkets, and games, will fill the streets on three sides of Shelby's uptown Court Square and spill over onto South Lafayette Street to the Graham Street intersection.

Read More ...
Crest High School FFA members  recognized at 94th State FFA Convention
Crest High School FFA members recognized at 94th State FFA Convention

Six Crest HS FFA members receive State FFA Degrees in special degree ceremony.

Read More ...
Salvation Army couple's lives dedicated to serving God in Shelby; Cleveland County
Salvation Army couple's lives dedicated to serving God in Shelby; Cleveland County

Sergeants Les and Mary Ashby have spent a great portion of their lives working for the Lord through their ministry with the Salvation Army. The couple recently retired (June 30) and have moved to Tennessee, but, like many believers, they never really retire from working for the Lord.

Read More ...
Cleveland Masonic Lodge #202 Charity Bass tournament presents $5,000 check
Cleveland Masonic Lodge #202 Charity Bass tournament presents $5,000 check

A very dedicated group of fishermen took part on Saturday, May 3, 2023 in the Cleveland Masonic Lodge's 3rd Annual Charity Bass Fishing Tournament at Moss Lake's Main Landing. The money raised - which later amounted to over $16,000 - will benefit, according to the flier, the Life Enrichment Center Adult Day Care & Health Services.

Read More ...
Cleveland County Music Hall of Fame's new home is former WOHS building
Cleveland County Music Hall of Fame's new home is former WOHS building

Music aficionado Phil Weathers said the Cleveland County Music Hall of Fame (CCMHOF) is undergoing some rehab work and its new home will soon be at 1511 West Dixon Blvd., Shelby.

Read More ...
Burns Bulldogs get first-ever NCHSAA State 2A baseball championship
Burns Bulldogs get first-ever NCHSAA State 2A baseball championship

Burns High School Bulldogs head baseball coach Alex Leonhardt knew the obvious question - "How did it feel winning the 2A state championship?" - was going to come up eventually so he had his answer ready; it was a short, sweet, and got to the point, "It was a surreal feeling."

Read More ...
City of Shelby; Regional Airport's Free Fly-In/Open House Saturday, June 10
City of Shelby; Regional Airport's Free Fly-In/Open House Saturday, June 10

The City of Shelby and the Shelby-Cleveland County Regional Airport will host its annual Fly-In and Open House on June 10, 2023, from 10 a.m., until 2 p.m.

Read More ...
American Legion family of organizations will flag veterans' graves for 4th year
American Legion family of organizations will flag veterans' graves for 4th year

The American Legion family of organizations will flag the graves of veterans for the fourth year in a row at Shelby City cemeteries on Thursday, May 25, beginning at 6 p.m., at Sunset and Webb Memorial Cemeteries.

Read More ...
Save lives, celebrate lives, lead the fight at Relay For Life of Clev. County
Save lives, celebrate lives, lead the fight at Relay For Life of Clev. County

The American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay For Life of Cleveland County invites the community to join the movement to honor and remember loved ones and fight back for lifesaving change on Saturday, May 20, 4 p.m., at Dover Foundation YMCA, located at 411 Cherryville Rd., Shelby.

Read More ...
CCRM still going strong and  committed to helping others
CCRM still going strong and committed to helping others

The Cleveland County Rescue Mission (CCRM) is still in the business of helping people and that isn't going to change any time soon, if ever, according to Mr. Micheal A. Woods, CEO/President of Western Carolina Rescue Ministries and Cleveland County Rescue Mission.

Read More ...
Newly remodeled and transformed Shelby Walmart Superscenter Reopens
Newly remodeled and transformed Shelby Walmart Superscenter Reopens

Walmart customers in Shelby were welcomed inside the newly transformed Supercenter at 705 E. Dixon Blvd., Shelby, on Friday, April 21, as their much-anticipated project is now complete. The store's associates marked the occasion with a ribbon cutting ceremony, community celebration, and a community inspired mural unveiling by local artist, Sherri Hager.

Read More ...
Shelby minister pens personal book on his father's suicide
Shelby minister pens personal book on his father's suicide

Shelby minister Dr. Jim Wooten has penned a very personal book he feels will help many people who have been touched in some way or fashion by suicide. He knows about the issue as he has been touched by it; his father was a suicide.

Read More ...
Cleveland County Crime Stoppers, Inc. starts up after ceasing operations in 2017
Cleveland County Crime Stoppers, Inc. starts up after ceasing operations in 2017

An important Cleveland County crime deterrent, dormant since 2017, is set to start back up, according to Cleveland County Crime Stoppers, Inc. Chairman Jeff Yates.

Read More ...
Don Gibson Theatre's Singer/ Songwriter Symposium starts April 1
Don Gibson Theatre's Singer/ Songwriter Symposium starts April 1

The 2023 Don Gibson Singer/Songwriter Symposium begins Friday, March 31 with a "Writers in the Round" night with Cherryville, N.C.'s "Sweethearts of Bluegrass", Darin & Brooke Aldridge, who are also a couple of the judges for the Saturday, April 1, songwriter competition, said Stan Lowery, Executive Director for the theatre.

Read More ...
Displaying Articles 26 - 50 of 197