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Vol. 90, N.
KINGS MOUNTAIN MIRROR
0. 38 Tuesday, May 15, 1979
.SMITHS HONORED-Mr. and Mrs.
Edward A. Smith are pictured receiving
from Rev. E. Morgan Gardner, Vicar of
Trinity Episcopal Church, an ap-
preciation certificate for long and faith-
ful service since the church was char-
tered in 1854. Edward and Eloise Smith
@were honored for service as senior
Program Funded Again
The local SCSP will be funded for
The SCSP 1s an employment
program for citizens 56 years old
Elizabeth McGill Named
« Youth Of The Year
Elizabeth McGill, daughter of Dr.
and Mrs. John C. McGill of Kings
Mountain, has been presented the
“Youth of the Year” award given
ally by Shelby Exchange Club.
Each month during the school
year, the Exchange Club honors a
Cleveland County senior with a
“Youth of the Mcnth’’ award. These
eight recipients, in turn, compete for
phe ‘‘Youth of the Year’ award
given by the service club. Com-
petition is based on school and
community activities, academic
standing and an essay written on a
topic of the club's choice.
@ Miss McGill is a member of the
KMSHS Band, tennis team, Beta
Club, National Honor Society,
Fellowship of Christian Athletes,
and is vice president of the KMSHS
Student Body. Previously, she has
been selected as DAR Good Citizen
ind alternate for the National Honor
Society scholarship. This Fall, she
plans to attend Erskine College
where she has been awarded an
warden, vestryman, and founding
members in special services recently.
The certificate is also signed by Bishop
William G. Weinhauver, Maud Ramsey,
clerk of the vestry, Senior Warden
Stephen Marlowe and William 8. Wells,
headmaster of the Day School.
Photo by Tom McIntyre
and above who qualify by income
levels. The project is funded by the
U.S. Department of Labor and
sponsored by the N.C. Division of
Connie Putnam, local SCSP
project director, said the primary
goal of the project is to subsidize
those persons 55 and above who live
on a low income, by supplying
The City of Kings Mountain and
Cleveland County will be awarded 10
positions with host agencies who will
contribute a percentage of the local
10 percent match. The Department
of Labor will provide 80 percent of
the approved budget.
Positions approved have job -
descriptions, and host agencies who
commit themselves to furnish
parttime employment, and super-
vision for the Title Five enrollee for
the fiscal year.
Ms. Putnam said there is one
position available now as security
guard at the Kings Mountain
Citizens Service Center.
The income guidelines are as
follows: If you are 85 or older and
present income does not exceed
$8,100, if you live alone, or $4,100 for
a family of two, annually, apply at
the Kings Mountain Community
Center, or call Ms. Putnam at 739-
Heag & Sons
Book Bindery, Inc.
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Jobs Are Available
Nine positions for employment in
the Parks and Recreation Depart-
ment are open, according to Mike
Citizens interestea u. the positions
of concession supervisor for the
period of May through September,
life guards, swimming pool
Park maintenance assistant and
park maintenance director are
invited to make applications in the
office of Mayor John Moss.
Nappi said the concession
supervisor will supervise summer
concessions at Deal St. Complex,
Davidson Park, Deal Community
Center, City Stadium and Little
League fields. This person should be
a mature adult with limited ex-
perience in maintaining and
supervising concession stand per-
sonnel and operations.
Four life guards, ages 18 and older
with Red Cross certification, are to
be employed for the summer
months. They will supervise the
swimmng pool and deck while on
duty and will be required to work
Ten models will show pretty
summer fashions suitable for trips
to the beach or dress-up occasions
for bridge-goers attending Thursday
night's Dessert-Bridge Benefit
planned by Kings Mountain
All proceeds from the bridge-rook-
canasta party and fashion show will
be earmarked by the women's club
for community project.
Mrs. Aubrey Mauney, publicity
chairman for the benefit, said that
players are invited to bring their
own tables, partners and cards for
participation in the event. The $3
price of the ticket also includes
refreshments. Tables can be
brought to the clubhouse on Thur-
The event begins at 7:30 p.m. at
the Woman's Club. Susie Whitesides,
of Susie's of Gastonia, will be
commentator and Mrs. David
Faunce is chairman of the fashion
Models will include Mary Ann
Hendricks, Kathy Mauney, Sandra
Connor, Mary Greene, Edie Blair,
Mary Wilson, Beth Smith, Sidney
Whisnant, Dana Scism and Penny
A swimming pool operator will be
employed for a 40-day week Monday
through Friday and serve on call.
His duties are to maintain-operate
filter and pump room at both Deal
St. and Davidson pools and super-
vise the dally cleaning and
vacuuming of the pools.
Qualifications for the secretarial
position are that she be an accurate
typist with bookkeeping skills and
willing to learn with good telephone
The Park maintenance assistant’s
job is that of supervising yearly and
seasonal care of all parks and
recreation outside facilities. He
would be employed a 40 hour week at
$3 per hour.
Supt. Nappi said that the duties of
the Park maintenance director are
to supervisor maintenance of all
parks and recreational facilities as
well as the supervising of planting
and cutting grass and shrubbery and
maintenance of all buildings.
Murder Charge Lodged
Bond hearing was being held
yesterday in Shelby for Burman
Bryant, Kings Mountain man
charged with murder in the shooting
death Sunday afternoon of Billy
Foster, 35, of 207 Stowe Acres.
According to police reports, the
shooting occurred at the Foster
home at 2:15 p.m. Sunday afternoon.
Foster was reportedly killed by one
gunshot wound of the chest. No
further details were available at
Investigating officers for Kings
Mountain Police Department are
Chief of Police Jackie D. Barrett,
Sgt. Bob Hayes, Det. Sgt. Richard
Reynolds and Det. Robert Dodge
Funeral arrangements for Foster,
which are incomplete, will be an-
nounced by Harris Funeral Home.
Faye Ramey Is Winner
This years’ receipient of the
Rotary Scholarship is Faye Ramey.
The scholarship is given each year
to a Kings Mountain High School
senior who plans to study in the
areas of foreign language, science or
Any senior is eligible to apply for
this scholarship if they have been
accepted at a four year college or a
university. The winner is selected by
the Kings Mountain Senior High
Andrea Faye Ramey, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Burris E. Ramey, 802
Sharon Drive, moved to Kings
Mountain in August, 1877 from
Lexington. Fay has been very active
in school activities. She is a member
of Central United Methodist Church.
Faye is currently serving as
treasurer of the Beta Club and is a
member of the National Honor
Society. She lettered in basketball
and softball her sophomore year in
Lexington and in basketball her
junior year in Kings Mountain. She
is listed in Who's Who Among
American High School Students,
1977-78 and was named Rotary
Scholar in 1978, attending Rotary
Faye plans to attend Clemson
University where she will study for a
career in optometry.
The Rotary Scholarship is only one
of the many services the club
provides during the year. The
Rotarians raise money through an
annual pancake supper, golf tour
nament and “Rotary run’. The
money goes local, national and in
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At 8 p.m. Sunday the runners will begin.
That will be the start of the first annual Kings Mountain
Rotary Club Run at West School.
Charles Mauney, run chairman, said 200-800 persons of all
ages are expected to compete in the event. Mauney said the
club has already received entries from Raleigh, Salisbury,
Charlotte, Rutherford County and Rock Hill, S.C.
‘‘We have not had that many local people to enter,” Mauney
said, ‘but we expect the majority of the entrants to pay their
fee on race day.”
The event features three different catagories: a one mile fun
run; a 3.1 mile run (5,000 meters); and a 6.2 miler (10,000
A meters). Mauney said all three runs will begin at the same time
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Mauney said the three and six milers will start at the forward
position, approximately 100 yards ahead of the one-milers. ‘We
will request the slower or average runners to allow the faster
runners to go to the front,”’ Mauney said. ‘‘We feel this will help
The one-mile course is along W. Mountain to Sims St., then
left to W. Gold St., left on Gold to Cansler, then left to W.
Mountain, then left again on Mountain to the finish.
The three-mile course is Mountain, then left on Phifer Rd.,
then left onto Landing St. and follow the road signs which will
bring runners back to Cansler, then to Mountain and the finish.
The six-milers will follow the road signs along Phifer Rd. to
Maner Rd. and the signs, which will bring them back to Phifer,
then to Landing to finish the run along the three mile course.
Bronze, Gold and Silver medals will be awarded the first
three finishers in all age catagories and Rotary Run T-shirts
will be given to all contestants.
Entry forms are available at all five banking and savings and
loan institutions and at all schools in Kings Mountain. The entry
fee is $5.
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