bnportant Meeting Tonight
KM Depot Center, 8 p.m,
KIMG? MOUMTWM MIRROR
VOL. 89 NO. 16
8 MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA 28086 THURSDAT, FEBRUARY 28, 1978
Set For Tonight At
KM Depot Center
llw tint itop toward organlstaiK a
King! Mountain Devalopmant
Oorporatlon wlU be taken tonight at
the Depot Center.
At the 8 p. m. meeting temporary
offlcera are expected to be elected
and planning to begin In eameat on a
revltallMtlon of the city’s business
'nie spark that has Ignited this
new Interest In die city's business
sector Is a nsw federally-funded
program - Urban Action
Development Qrant program — a
one-time grant guaranteeing up to 26
percent of the estimated coats of a
major commercial development
’nia eorj^oratlon must dsvalop a
master plip for wnsvatpif ealstjkig
bursas struetuMs and tor briligtag
In ne* commercial business
through the development and
construction of new business
buildings. Ths coiporatton must also
develop local financial Investments
and gain letters of credit from
lending Institutions to pay for 76
percent of ths project ooels. At this
point the UDAO 36 percent la
Kings Mountain officials will
submit a preUmlnaiy application to
the Department of Housing and
Urban Development (HUD) by Feb.
38. According to Mayor John Moss
this ^>pUcatlon alerts the agency
that the dty Is Interested In par
ticipating In the new UDAO
A single application containing the
entire revitalisation plan submitted
by the development corporation
may be submitted at anytime during
the four quarters of funding without
fear of loMng available money.
According to David Long, of the N.
C. Department of Natural and
Economic Resources, the key to the
project Is the Involvement of local
people and money. He said this can
be hi the form of cash, corporation
stock sales or letters of loan com-
r mttlmsdts from IsniBag Instltuttoiis.
‘"nils Is a community project,"
Mayw Moss said. "It Is not a city
government program, but takes ths.
leadership and hardwoifc of active
Individuals within the community. It
Is an Importunity for the dtlsens of
Kings Mountain to actively plan the
business future of the city. It will
take the Interest and action of as
many local dtlsens as possible and
that’s why we urge as many perople
as possible to attend this meeting
tonight at the Depot Center."
Are Held Today
Funeral services for Major Hugh
Allison Logan, Jr., 66, will be con
ducted Thursday morning at 11
o’clock from First Presbyterian
Church, masonic burial following In
Motsitaln Rest Osmetaiy.
Rev. Oary Bryant will offldate at
the funeral services and members of
CSsveland Masonic Lodge 3ia wlU
conduct the gravedde rites.
Ml-. Logan succumbed to cancer
Monday morning at 7:16 a. m. In
Kings Mountain Hospital after
several years of dscllnlng hsalth. He
had been hospitalised for treatments
at Veterans Ho^ltal In AshevUla but
had rstumed home and re-entered
the local hospital on Friday when hla
Hs was a native of aeveland
Qiunty, son of Former Sheriff Hugh
A. Logan, Sr. and Mrs. Lula Htm-
don Logan. Acttva hi law an-
foroemant for 86 years before Ms
ratlramant, ha served as aeveland
Cbunty SharUf toom 1847-61, than
came to Kings Mountain as Kings
Moiaitaln PoUos CMaf, leaving ths
local poalUiai to join the Noith
OsroUna Department of Correottons
where ha retired as Major. He was a
member of First Presbytertaa
Church, Masonic Lodge SIB, a
Shrlnar, and aeUve In Piedmont
Shrine Qub, a past Ctommander of
Warran F. Hoyle Post SI Amarioaa
Legion of Shelby, a past Dlatiiet IS
Commander of the Amerleaa
Legion, member of Post lIB
American Legion of Kings Mountain
and Frank B. GSaas Pori 8811 VFW
of Kings Moisitaln, a member of the
Shelby Elka Chib, aeveland County
Htetorloal Society, and a msmber of
ths Fraternal Order of Poltoe,
Cteveland County Law Enforcement
Association, Ufa member of the N. C.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mabel
Warllck Logan; two sons, Ihigh A.
Logan, m, of Kings Mountain; and
John David Logan of Charlotte; his
daughter. Miss Barbara Logan of
Charlotte; three brothers, Fred O.
Logan of Pompano Beach, Fla.,
Evans M. Logan of Kannapolis and
Charles O. Logan of West Hemp
stead, N. T.; three sisters, Mrs.
Tates McSwaln of Shelby, Mrs.
Dean F. Duncan of Mooresvllle and
Mrs. Dovla L. Penny of Wallace;
and one grandson, Hugh Logan, IV,
of Kings Mountain.
The family has designed
memorials to ths Ohnesr ■eristy.
Acts On Code
the city commlaslcn Monday
night enacted several codas changes
on recommendation of City
Engineer A1 Morete.
A resolution was unanimously
approved requiring each prime
contractor such as general, elec
trical, plumbing heating and air
, conditioning to obtain his own
I building permit for projects within
Engineer Morets, who also la
codes officer, said that at the
present time a general contractor
can obtain building pormlte for
oSiers and a new policy would clear
up confusion and would also "let the
city know wl|o these contractors are
and where taey’re working.”
* b>xu9d aiso, or roc,;m-
mendatton of Morsts, eatabUshed
i the minimum fee of $6 for Insulation
Impeetlon of residences. In ac
cordance with an amendment to the
State BuUdlng COde enacted Nov. 38.
TRANSFERS DEED — Temple Baptist Church has
purchased a one and a half acre tract with a six room
house adjacent to the church on Alexander St. Pictured
here (left to right) are CnwtarA Johnson, <3olden
Photo By Tom MOtotyre
Bridges and Charlie Parton, trustees, presenting the
property deed to Paul Ledford, chairman of the church
deacon board. Rev. Frank Shirley looks on.
Temple Baptist Expands
Temple Baptist Church has
purchased the Humphries property
adjacent to the church on Alexander
The one and a half acre tract,
bought from Owen Holmes of
Newberry, S. C., has a six-room
house which will be renovated and
used as an adult recreation center
by the churdi. The grounds will be
graded and prepared for use as
additional parking faculties.
According to the Rev. Frank
Shirley, pastor, plana call for a TV
room with table gamee, kitchen and
snack area, wood working nxxn with
Benny Ray Pniltt, 30, of Rt. 3,
rsmalns In serious condition at
Oiarlotta Mamorlal Hoqittal where
he Is receiving treatment for head
Injuries sustained In a wreck
Accoidlng to KMPD Pt. J, A.
Burton and Ptt. Tony Eakor, Mr.
Pniltt’s blcyels, on which he was
riding on 8. Battleground Ave.,
collided head-on with a 1373 Ford
operated by D. Oary Wright, K, of
Rt. 3 Basaemer aty. aty offlcera
power tools, a quilting and craft
room, and a paint room.
The yard area of the property wlU
have flower beds, a horse riioe area,
benches, chairs and picnic tables
under the trees. “This setting wUl
lend Itself well to church Ice cream
suppers and cookouts,” Rev. Shirley
"We hope the center wUl be ap-
peaUng especially to the retired
dtlsens of the church and the
ciHnmunlty,'' he said.
In launching this new ministry.
Rev. Shirley said, "Our church Is
attempting more and more to
minister to the whole man and not
just to what some people call the
religious part of a person.
"Already this endeavor has
created a new spirit of enthuslann
among many of our adults which I
am sure wUl prove to strengthen our
fellowship and to make our ministry
much more effective," he continued.
Rev. Shlriey said the philosophy at
Temple Baptist Oiurch Is that every
member from the youngest to the
oldest Is a vital part of the fsUowshlp
and deserves a mtailriiy to satisfy
their own particular needs and age
laft of cantor In the northbound Ians.
Wright was traveling North on South
BatUeground Ave. Wright told poltoe
ha did not see the Meyola.
Officers said the Ucyclo was
damollshed and damagas to the
Ford were estimated at $800.
Mr. Pruitt was taken to Kings
Mountain Hospital at 7:06 p. m. and
transferred to Oiarlotte Memorial
Damaged bleyola Baa at to|wy m
Kings Mountain Woman’s Chib
will share hostess duties for the
DUtrlct IV Arts FesUval to be held
Sat, Feb. 36,atBunis High School In
Woman’s Club rsgular meeting
will be held Monday night, Feb. 37,
at 7:46 p. m. Ills Education Oom-
mlttoe is hoataaa. Mrs. Ban T0
Ooforth has planned a program on
the new student testing programs In
Meet Mar. 16
Joyce Cashlon of Kbip Mountain,
chairman of ths aeveland County
Democratic Party Executive
Oonunlttoe, will attend a meeting In
Raleigh this Saturday.
Mrs. Cashlon la a member of the
State Executive Committee - Plan
of Organisation Revision. The
meeting will be held at 1 p. m. to
dlscusa a lengthy agenda.
On Thurs., Mar. 16 at 8 p. m.
meeting are planned at the county
The meetings will be held la the
precinct polling places. Charllq
Mom, chaliman of East Kings
Mountain Prsdnct, said hU group
WlU moot at the community center:
Willard Boyle, West KM Preclnet
Chalmtan, said hla group meeto at