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November 09, 2023

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704-484-1047 Our 40th Year • Issue No. 45 • November 9, 2023 "In GOD We Trust" N.C. TRACTOR & FARM SUPPLY 299 Railroad Ave., Rutherfordton • 828-288-0395 Mobile: 828-429-5008 • SALES SERVICE PARTS PROUDLY SERVING RUTHERFORD, CLEVELAND, GASTON, LINCOLN, POLK COUNTIES AS THE AREAS HOMETOWN MASSEY FERGUSON DEALER. 0% FINANCING FOR 72 MONTHS 0% FINANCING FOR 72 MONTHS --OR-- --OR-- $2,500 OFF CASH PURCHASE! $2,500 OFF CASH PURCHASE! GC1723 GC1723 GC1725 GC1725 GREAT SELECTION GREAT SELECTION erans held on the south lawn of the historic court square (Earl Scruggs Cen- ter) beginning at 11am. This year's pro- gram will feature the Crest High School Air Force JROTC Honor Guard presenting the colors, the American Legion Post 82 Honor Guard giving a rifle salute and taps, and local singer, Sherry Vess will provide music for the Veterans Pro- gram. The Rev. Dr. Vance Hunt of Belmont will be the speaker. Rev. Dr. Hunt was born in El- lenboro. He graduated from Ridgeview High School, Hickory. He is a United States Army Vietnam Veteran who received a Bronze Star. He earned an associ- ate degree in criminal justice from Cleveland Community College, a bachelor's degree in See VETERANS, Page 2 Cleveland County Veterans to be honored November 11 Submitted by Vallery D. McCoy Cleveland County Veterans Advisory Council & Dr. Jack Weller The month of November gives everyone an opportu- nity to express thanks to our military veterans. Across Amer- ica, veterans will be honored with parades, programs, and meals. Cleveland County's Veterans will be honored on Saturday, No- vember 11, 2023, with a parade and program in uptown Shelby. Sponsored by the Cleveland County Veterans Service Office and the Cleveland County Veter- ans Advisory Council, the festivi- ties will begin at 10 a.m. with the parade. Spectators may line the route of the parade which starts at South Lafayette Street, begin- ning at West Graham Street going north past the Historic Court House Square, then left onto West Marion Street to the Bobby Bell Pavilion. Local Color Guards and Honor Guards, vari- ous veterans organizations, Pin- nacle Classical Academy's Band along with local veterans driving their own vehicles will make up the parade. Cleveland County Commissioners, Shelby City Council, State Senator Ted Al- exander, the Register of Deeds along with other elected officials and local volunteer fire depart- ments will participate in the pa- rade. After the parade, there will be a program to honor all vet- Shelby Composite Civil Air Patrol unit. Frank Hannah and Marty Pendergraft, two Vietnam Era Veterans comparing notes. Veterans driving classic cars in Veterans Day Parade. American Legion Post 82 Color Guard led the Veterans Day Parade in 2021. (Photos provided) REVEREND VANCE HUNT 2023 Veterans Day Speaker TEACHERS NEEDED $ 9 00 to $ 15 00 "Based on Experience & Education" "Based on Experience & Education" APPLY IN PERSON KIDS WORLD CHILD Development Center 1152 WYKE RD., SHELBY, NC 704-471-1717 per hour

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