LAURA BETH SMITH
WILLIAM HALE BUCHANAN III
Mr. and Mrs. David B. Smith of Kings
Mountain announce the engagement of their
daughter, Laura Beth Smith of Columbia, SC,
to William Hale Buchanan III of Columbia,
SC, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Buchanan of
The bride-elect is a graduate of the
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
and is employed as a nurse at The Center for
Fertility and Endocrinology in Columbia, SC.
The groom-elect is a graduate of Western -
Carolina University in Cullowhee, and is
employed as Branch Manager of South
Central Pool Supply in Columbia, SC.
The wedding is planned for November 8,
2003 at Oak Grove Baptist Church in Kings
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social events will not be published if they are
over two months old.
When holidays or other reasons make it
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early the deadline is Friday at 12 noon.
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there is a $5 preparation fee for birthday pic-
_ tures for ages 0-5, and a $10 preparation fee
for engagement and wedding pictures.
Junior Woman’s Club
sets consignment sale
The Kings Mountain Junior Woman's
Club will hold its fall consignment sale
Saturday, Sept. 20 from 7:30-12 noon at the
Woman's Club at 108 e. Mountain Street.
The sale will feature fall and winter cloth-
ing, baby items and toys.
The newly-chartered club focuses its work
around children’s issues. Proceeds from this
sale will support the club’s Clothes Chests
for Kids project, which provides basic cloth-
ing items such as socks, underwear and t-
shirts for needy students in local elementary
“The sale is a great way for us to help the
- less fortunate children in our community,”
said Dana Blanton, club secretary. “We need
both consignors-and shoppers to make our
fall sale a big success.”
For more information call Blanton at 730-
Free flicks set
at Joy Theater
Kings Mountain Little Theatre will host its
lobby coffee house Friday, Sept. 12 from 6-
10 p.m. and free flicks on Saturday, Sept. 13.
The coffee house features specialty coffee,
hot and cold beverages and home-made
desserts at reasonable prices.
Saturday's free flicks begin at 10 a.m. with
the kid's flick showing of “Piglet’s Big
Movie.” The 2 p.m. movie is “Lord of the
Rings - The Two Towers,” and “Chicago”
will play at 7:30.
For more information call 730-9408 or visit
- plans workshop
The Mental Health Association Cleveland
County will present a workshop, “all Kinds
of Minds,” Saturday, Oct. 4 from 8 a.m.-2:30
p-m. in the T.R. Harris Conference Room at
Cleveland Regional Hospital.
Registration fee is $5.
Featured speaker will be Craig Pohlman,
For more information call 481-8637.
at Gaston Mall
The 11th annual Grooming for Life Cut-A-
Thon will be held Saturday, Sept. 20 from 10
a.m.-4 p.m. at the Gaston Mall.
All proceeds benefit The Patrick Fund, an
emergency assistance program of the AIDS
Council of Gaston County.
Hair cuts, manicures and massages will be
available. A live auction will begin at 1 p.m.
For more information call Phyllis
Hattaway at 853-5238.
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“Breast feeding in the Child Care
Setting,:? a workshop for parents and child-
care providers, will be held at Child Care
Connection, 5 East Marion Street, Shelby,
September 23 from 6-8 p.m. Call 487-7778 to
Child Care Connections will conduct a
seminar on “Quality Child Care - What a
Parent Should Know” Tuesday, Sept. 30
from 12-1 p.,m. and repeated at 6:30-7:30
p.m. at 5 East Marion St., Shelby.
Call 487-7778 to pre-register.
to meet in Shelby
Broad River Genealogical Society will
hold its monthly meeting Sunday, Sept. 14
at 3 p.m. at the Senior Center, 1266 Fallston
Margaret Bigger, published author from
Mecklenburg County, will present a pro-
gram on “How to Make a Record for Your
Everyone interested in local and family
history is invited.
BM The BRGS Archives, 1145 County Home
Road, will be open for research on the sec-
ond Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., and the
second and third Monday from 12-5 p.m.
For more information call Vickie Rudasill at
set October 11
Former and current employees of Fiber
Industries, Shelby Plant, will hold a reunion
Saturday, October 11 at the Plant Recreation
Registration begins at 2 p.m. A short wel-
come will begin at 3 p.., followed by barbe-
cue. The cost of the meal is $12.50 per per- .
son an prepayment is required.
All former and current employees, their
spouses and guests are invited.
Make checks payable to FII Reunion, ¢/0
Carl Spangler, 2403 N. Lafayette St., Shelby,
set in Gastonia
The Gaston County Parks and Recreation
Department will host a senior citizens dance
Friday, Sept. 12 from 7-10 p.m. Doors open
at 6:30 and the first 250 people will be
admitted. No one under the age of 55 will
September 11, 2003
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For more information call 922-2160.
set September 28
The annual reunion of the descendants of
Robert Barnett and Frances Watterson Dixon
will be held Sunday, September 28 at the
Christian Ministry Center, First Baptist
Church, Kings Mountain.
Dinner will be served at 1 p.m.
For more information call Shonni Dixon at
Ranger on Ridge
at Crowders Mtn.
The Ranger on the Ridge program will be
held Saturday, September 13 during the
afternoon at Crowders Mountain State Park.
Participants will have the opportunity to
ask questions about the park and look at the
surrounding countryside through a spotting
scope. The program is subject to weather
and staff limitations.
For more information call 853-5375.
at Crowders Mtn.
A mushroom walk will be held Saturday,
September 13 at 2 p.m. at Crowders
Mountain State Park.
Allein Stanley, known as the “Mushroom
Lady,” will lead a walk to discover some of
the common mushrooms found in the park.
She will answer questions about fungi ecol-
OY risiipnnis must sign up in advance. The
program is limited to 15 people and will be
held rain or shine. Meet at the visitor center.
for more information call 853-5375.
at Crowders Mtn.
Birding Basics will beheld Sunday,
September 14 at 9 a.m. at Crowders
Mountain State Park. participants will learn
how to tell a chickadee from a titmouse and
what to look for to identify many of the
more common species of this area.
Take binoculars (7X or 8X are best), and a
Meet at the visitor center. Call 853-5375
for more information.
Deadline for social and church briefs is
Monday at 12 noon. Mail them to the
Herald, P.O. Box 769, Kings Mountain, NC
28086, bring them by our office at 824 E.
King St., fax (704) 739-0611 or call (704) 739-
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The Kings Mountain be a drop-in reception with ~~ Market. Cost of the trip is
Senior Center has free fans lunch provided by the $15 plus lunch. Register by
to give to seniors. The elec- ~~ Center. paying the $15 by Monday,
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Power in an effort to help Thursday, October 16. Cleveland County Fair is
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the Patrick Center.
HB The annual Volunteer
Appreciation Reception will
be held Saturday, Sept. 13
from 12 noon-2 p.m. It will
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approximately 11:15 for
lunch at J & S Cafeteria.
After that they will head for
the Biltmore Square Mall for
a two-hour shopping spree.
On the way home they will
stop at The Farmer's
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