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FASHION CENTER OPENS THURSDAY - Gilda Testa, above, is manager of the new Fashion
Center which opens Thursday at The Herald building on East King Canterbury. The new
business features casual wear for women and children from 15 name brand companies in a
variety of styles.
Fashion Center To Open
In Herald Building
Grand Opening of The
Fashion Center in The Herald
building at the corner of East
King Street and Canterbury
Road will begin Thursday at 10
Mrs. Gilda Testa, owner and
operator of the new clothing
store, said the new Kings Moun-
tain business will be open Mon-
days through Saturdays from 10
a.m. until 6 p.m. Opening day
specials include Gloria Vander-
bilt jeans for $20 and sweaters
Mrs. Testa said that Gloria
(Mrs. Steve) Horton has been
employed as a sales clerk.
The new firm will offer
children’s clothing from size 4,
some toddler clothes, and a wide
selection of misses and junior
fashions in casual wear from 16 -
leading name brands, including
Gloria Vanderbilt, Calvin Klein,
Lee’s, Jordache, Sweater Bee,
Byer of California and Star of In-
dia, including casual clothing in
skirts, pants, jackets, blouses,
sweaters, jeans, etc. :
A wide selection of jewelry ac-
cessories is featured.
New dressing rooms have
been completed in the spacious
front (formerly The Hallmark
Shop) of the Herald building.
The Fashion Center facing E.
King St., offeres a large area for
display of the merchandise.
There is a large parking area at
the front of the building.
Mrs. Testa, wife of Jim Testa,
Photo by Lynn Lynn
WEST SCHOOL FALL FESTIVAL - West School Principal Jane
King and Gray Wooten are pictured selling the first hot dog
ticket for West School's Fall Festival which will be held Oct.
13th from 4 until 8 p.m. at the school.
West Fall Festival
Scheduled October 13
Get on board the Walt Disney
Train and participate in West
School’s fun-filled Fall Festival
on October 13th from 4 until 8
p-m. at the school.
Stops at various “Disney
Lands” will highlight the Disney
Celebration which will feature a
hot dog supper from 5 until 7
pm. at $2 per plate and in-
cluding hot dog with slaw, baked
beans, potato chips, drinks and
Midview Baptist Church will
sponsor a gospel sing Saturday,
Oct. 6th, to which the public is
invited to attend.
Featured groups will be The
Pressley Trio of Bessemer City
and the Singing Towers of
The song service will get
i underway at 7 p.m.
homemade desserts. Take outs
will be available.
Tickets for entry into the
world of Disney will be available
at Cinderella’s Castle at the
Library for 25 cents. Your trip
wont be complete without a
stop at Minnie’s Parlor for a
treat. Fifth graders will assist
Minnie by providing small crafts
and sweets for sale. Proceeds
from Minnie’s Kitchen will be
used for the fifth grade trip to
Washington, D.C. Prizes from
the Nestle Candy Sale will be
awarded and the announcement
of winners made at Cinderella’s
Castle at 7:30 p.m.
Said Mrs. Jane King, West
Principal, “We are asking all of
you to join our children and staff
at West School in making this
annual fund raiser an over-
whelming success. All profits
will be used for computer soft-
ware, science equipment, copy
machine and school beautifica-
said she made her decision to
open the new clothing store
because she saw a need for The
Fashion Center in Kings Moun-
tain. She has assisted her hus-
band in the operation of Road-
side Truck Plaza on Dixon Road
and has worked previously in
sales and office. Mr. Testa also
and operates Testa
They have a son, Trent, a
kindegarten student, and a
daughter, Kim, who has
graduated from Kings Mountain
Senior High and is employed by
Mrs. Horton was formerly
employed as Town Clerk of
From Page 14-A
Cryan of South Orange, N.J.,
and Janet H. Booker of Elon
The bridegroom’s father serv-
ed him as best man. Ushers were
Greg Sellers, brother of the
.bridegroom, of Lincolnton, N.C.
and Dean Dease of Chapel Hill,
After a wedding trip to
Kiawah Island, S.C., and the
mountains of North Carolina,
the couple will be at home in
The guest register was kept by
Debbie Y. Kirk and Angie M.
Sellers. Directing the wedding
was Mrs. Carol Y. McGinnis.
Immediately following the
ceremony, parents of the bride °
entertained at a reception for the
bridal couple that took place in
the fellowship hall of the church.
Following rehearsal Friday
night, September 29, parents
entertained at a barbecue social
at their home.
Five members of Unit 155
American Legion Auxiliary will
attend the Fifth Divison meeting
Saturday in Brevard.
Attending the meeting will be
Unit President Ruth Ruff, Unit
Vice President Myrtle Christen-
son, Unit Treasurer Arlene Bar-
rett, Unit Historian Lib Stewart
and Unit Chaplain Ruth Gam-
ble and Unit Assistant Chaplain
Orangrel Jolly. Mrs. Christenson
is also serving this year as
District 23 President and Mrs.
Ruff as District Vice President.
Mrs. Barrett will present a report
as Department Legislative Chair-
Choir To Note
The Musical Choir of Mount
Zion Baptist Church will
celebrate its 38th anniversary at
3 p.m. program Sunday at the
church on Watterson Street.
The public is invited to attend.
Thursday, October 4, 1984 - KINGS MOUNTAIN HERALD - Page 15-A
From Page 14-A
tionthe group will offer a camp
life program which includes
camp cooking, basket weaving,
bullet and button molding, and
leather working. Individual talks
and demonstrations by the
regimental surgeon and other
members of the group will be on-
going with set intervals for the
musket and rifle demonstrations.
Saturday’s events will begin at
11:00 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m.
Sunday’s activities will begin at
9:00 a.m. and end at 3:00 p.m.
On Sunday, October 7 at 3:00
p.m., the marchers of the Over-
Mountain Victory Trail Associa-
tion will arrive in the park am-
phitheater after a 14-day march
of the route taken by the Over-
Mountain Men in 1780. Upon
arrival of the marchers, a special
program commemorating the
John Brady Art Classes will be
conducted Tuesday afternoon at
4:30 p.m. for children and 7:30
p.m. for adults at the Kings
Mountain Depot Center.
The Children’s Class will get
underway at the Snow Studios,
Snow Studios sponsor the
(Ladies Resale Clothing)
107 W. KING STREET (ACROSS FROM BUS STATION)
DAILY SPECIALS - COURTESY BOX
OPEN: TUES.-SAT. 10:00-5:00
Now Consigning Childrens
Fall And Winter Clothing,
Stop By For Details
204th Anniversary of the Battle
of Kings Mountain will be held
in the park Amphitheater. John
Henry Moss, Mayor of Kings
Mountain, will be the keynote
speaker. Afterwards there will be
a wreath laying ceremony at the
U.S. Monument on the Bat-
Congressman John M. Spratt,
Jr., South Carolina Fifth District
Congressman, will also be pre-
sent and make appropriate
There is no charge for the
event, and the public is invited
JOHN HENRY MOSS and encouraged to attend!
FRI. * SAT. * SUN.
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