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Kings Mountain herald. (Kings Mountain, N.C.) 1979-current, November 20, 1980, Image 1

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5 ys 4 I 79 t Iv ng, . deh, 4526 ° ~ 7 8 nn | Herald To Publish CET AANA 20° Thursday 252 803%) on wry Sm Wednesday Next Week fr REE ley re Because of the Thanksgiving Holiday next Thursday, the |} 3 | 4 Herald : \ rR aida. The Herald will puniiah on Wed. Nov. 26, HG Alt YUHLOLHE Deadline for advertising will be 5 p.m. Monday and . deadline for news copy will be 10 a.m. Tuesday. A Volume 93, Number 75 Kings Mountain, North Carolina Thursday, November 20, 1980 ee CRE KM Does It Again Kings Mountain citizens have done it again and despite high unemployment have attained the 1981 United Way campaign goal. Professional Division, of which Steve Crosby is chairman, has not completed its solicitation work and is expected to make final reports this week. Russell Greene of Clevemont Mill and Lee McIntyre of Sadie Mills. H.A. Thompson, WBT Radio and TV personality, was guest @® @ Mark Wilson, drive chair United Way President Terry speaker at the awards banquet man, announced at Tuesday Sellers presented the coveted at KMSHS Cafeteria and night's annual awards banquet President's Award for out delighted the group with that the goal of $68,500.00 has standing participation and humorous stories and a been raised, with reports still leadership to Ron Bagwell of philosophy gleaned from 17 to be heard from at least one the KM Hospital staff and a years in the broadcasting soliciting group which should special award to retiring business, seven as “an an- bring the total amount in United Way secretary Bill nouncer and disc jockey for i pledges and cash-on-hand at Russell. Mr. Russell presented WTB radio. His highly rated $58,000. the President's plaque to Dr, midday radio program is Photo by Lib Stewart “I want to personally thank Sellers in appreciation for popular with audiences UNITED FUND VOLUNTEERS HONORED — honored for leadership in the United Way ® all the division chairpersons dedicated service to the United becuase of the clever listener Bill Russell, left, secretary, Mark Wilson, cam- drive for $53,500 which topped its goal. and all contributors who helped bring this campaign to a successful conclusion,’ said Wilson. Mr. Wilson also took the occasion to present a special award, a plaque, to Rev. Clyde Way. Engraved pewter mugs and certificates to divisional leaders and Industrial Chairman Alex McCollum presented citations to Foote participation on the telephone. Congratulating the 1881 volunteers, Thompson cited enthusiasm and good salesmanship as winning ingredients. ‘‘Five weeks ago, WBTV'’s Doug Mayes kicked paign chairman, Dr. Terry Sellers, United Way President, guest speaker H.A. Thompson, Rev. Clyde Bearden and Ron Bagwell are Bagwell received the coveted President's Award for outstanding leadership at the awards banquet Tuesday night. 80 Units In Parade Bearden, chairman of the Mineral Company, Lithium off the campaign and tonight I Ministerial Association group Corporation of America, am pleased to congratulate you which topped its goal and Martin-Marietta, Tultex On the results which will help A total of 80 units will par- floats in the parade are Central raised $977 and to commend Yarns, Harrison Machine Many people and that's what "pos Mountain's United Methodist Church, other leaders for high Shop, Phenix Plant of It's all about. United Way = oo ode which is Temple Baptist Church, achievement with certificates Burlington Industries, Dilling represents how people feel 044 pecin at 3 p.m. on Cherokee St. Baptist Church, of appreciation, including Heating, Clevemont Mill, abot and how they Sunday, Nov. 830th. Bethlehem Baptist Church, Becky Scism, advance gifts which raised $8,083 with a goal of $2600; City of Kings Mountain, Gene Tignor, with $1230 collections; Pat Cheshire and the Commercial division Eaton Corporation, Monsanto, Thermoco Welco, Spectrum, J.E. Herndon Co., Champion Landscaping, Carmet Co. Kinmont Industries, Sadie Mills, Dicey Mills, Parkdale feel about others. Times change and goals change, said teh speaker, who disagrees with people who say that the good old days were in the early 1800’s. ‘‘The good days are Co-Chairmen Gene Tignor and Pete Peterson said tht additional entries are invited and that church and-or civic groups wishing to enter floats and units should contact a Trinity Church of the Living God and Penley's Chapel Methodist Church, Joan Baker’s Modeling School will be featured and a WSOC-TV helicopter will appear in the raised $5,825, the Kings Mills, Park Yarn Mills, Kings NOW. despite high unem. Kings : jo 0 Mountain Hospital division Mountain Knit, Anvil Knit. Ployment figures, negativism, es a Monta gr Claus will be the star : by Ron Bagwell almost wear, Mauney Hosiery, and the economy. Nestalgia 1s C.J. Underwood, popular of the show and will round out doubled its goal, raising $2,888; Cleveland Hosiery and special fun when people remember the WEBTV entertainer with ‘“The the units as they form on East and the industrial division led awards to Mrs. Maude Norris good times, but not the bad, ina Camera” will serve Gold Street, in the area of by Alex McCollum and of Anvil Knitwear, which realize ght Wo. asthe parade grand marshal. Mountain Rest Cemetery, 4 °° Lavonne Stricklind went $2,000 doubled employee solicitation Nave better schools, hospitals; Beauty queens, floats, the proceed up North Gaston St., to | over goalwitha whopping total from last year, to Gall Ward, at More churches than all other SHE FEO CUTE ol West Mountain St., turn left on of $36,262, The Postoffice staff, Carmet, where there was in. generations before us we can "8% TO FH COTE West Mountain St. and to { led by Nancy Ross, raised $100 creased employee solicitation, ing that he New Scouts and groups nave C.J. UNDERWOOD Cherokee St., turn left on i Rd the 160. Be pap Jes vin RE Rabble Bet > entered units in the 1980 Little Miss Apple Queen, Little ho Bag! Soll a) ht ’ which also { represented an increase from Paul Dover of Tultex Yarns Peter Aurebach, parade. Aion area beauty N.C. Apple Quuen, Little sa oa pw st M en "representing North Carolina Jueens expected to participate miss Shelby and Little Miss ~~ andrigh est Moun last year's giving. The DanGrady of Burlington Mills, in the parade are Miss Spar- Grover turn left, cross the railroad and United Way, congratulated band on West Mountain St by a3 Kings Mountain citizens for tanburg, Miss Gaston College, Church groups sponsoring disband on West Moun . their efforts over many years i \ in going over the top to help G 0 others. 0oare ca Agencies supported by United Way 1881 will include Rev. J.C. Goare, pastor of Center, Rev. William Tyson, American Red Cross, $10,000; Kings Mountain Baptist Rev. Gary Bryant, First é Boy Scouts, Piedmont Council, Church, will deliver the ser- Presbyterian pastor, and Steve UNITED WAY LEADERS — Dr. Terry Sellers, left. president of United Way, congratulates Campaign chairman Mark Wilson on completion of a successful drive and presents him with a plaque. $5,000; Cleveland County Association for Retarded Citizens, $600; Cleveland County Shelter Home, $2,700; Community Organization for Drug Abuse Prevention, $1,000; Girl Scouts, Pioneer Council, $6,800; Grover Rescue mon in the traditional com- munity-wide Thanksgiving service Wednesday night. The service, to which the community is invited, wili be held at 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church. It is sponsored by the Hundley, assistant minister at First Presbyterian Church. Special music will be sung by the Presbyterian Choir, under the direction of Mrs. Darrell Austin. Rev. Allen Jolley, minister of music at First Baptist Church, will lead Squad, $2,000; Kings Mountain Greater Kings Mountain congregational singing. High School Band, $1,000; Ministerial Association. Kings Mountain High School Other Kings Mountain “We invite the community to Chorus, $600; Kings Mountain Emergency Services, $2,000; Kings Mountain Rescue Squad, $7,000; Ministerial Helping Hand Fund, $8,000 and North Carolina United Way, $4,145.00. REV. J.C. GOARE ministers participating in the program are Rev. Harwood Smith, president of the association; Rev. Fred Wells, Rev. George Sherrill, Rev. Pruella Kilgore, Rev. Ancel worship together in this special servic of Thanksgiving,’ said Rev. Graham Wood, publicity chairman for the Kings Mountain Ministerial Association. FLAG POLE DEDICATION — Spectrum Presi- dent Doug Blanchard reads the inscription on @)| a bronze plaque honoring the late Buford DeFore Photo by Lib Stewart during a flag pole dedication ceremony at the plant Tuesday. Spectrum employees look on. Spectrum Honors DeFore Doug Blanchard, president of Spectrum Fibers, Inc., paid tribute to the late Buford Voss DeFore ‘‘for his inspiration and guidance which meant so much to the employees of Spectrum Fibers, Inc.,” Tuesday as the plant dedicated a flag pole in DeFore's memory. Friends of the late Vice President of Manufacturing and employees of the plant stood in silent tribute to DeFore in a misty rain while President Blanchard read the inscription on the bronze plaque at the flagpole from which the American flag flies at the plant. Mr. DeFore was remembered for his sense of humor, his fighting spirit, his toughness, fairness, his loyalty, his professional (Cont. On Page 2) Photo by Lib Stewart WELCOME TO SPECTRUM — Charles O'Bryant, Vice President of Manufacturing at Spectrum Fibers, Inc. Kings Mountaian plant, welcomes Company President Doug Blanchard to Kings Mountain Tuesday for flag pole dedication ceremonies honor- ing the late Buford DeFore.

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