Have any of you read about this in the local paper?

During the meeting on August 7, 2012, the Cleveland County commissioners heard the speaker below share the information. So did everyone else who was there. Even a reporter from the local newspaper.  More...

by CCNC | Published 9 years ago

Could the Scruggs Center open later this year?

Despite all the ups and downs, and twists and turns, it looks as though the Earl Scruggs Center could possibly open later this year. More...

The Department of Subterfuge

Maybe if we could merge several leaders and their duties into one official set, you know, similar to how this Homeland Security was More...

So you want to talk about what’s fair?

It seems the rhetoric in the upcoming election, the present administration claims that things aren’t fair for everyone, and it would More...

Dear sold on lobbyist

Former Cleveland County Manager David Dear is sold on the new lobbyist that was hired by the Cleveland County Chamber, Inc. Former More...

The people allow the media to choose the wrong candidate again

Once again, we are a little less than a year away from the election, but we allow the media to choose our candidate for us. Yet, we More...

Wanted: four people with a backbone

What?  Yes indeed.  We need at least four people with a certifiable backbone to serve on the Shelby City Council.  Is that asking More...

Media pimps and whores, and their enablers

I consider people like the protesters from Westboro Baptist Church to be nothing more than attention whores, who thrive and exist on More...

Different board, same lousy leadership

Shelby, NC — I began attending the Cleveland County Board of Education meetings in late 2013. I had already been attending the Cleveland County Commissioners meetings for the More...

Teachers go wild as administrators remain silent

Duncan, SC — In South Carolina, as in most states across the nation, schools have their fair share of corrupt teachers, both male and female. Some are caught and dealt with More...

In search of public answers in regards to public records

In reviewing documents obtained from the Cleveland County School system, we want to pass along a summary and some details of what we are finding. Many credit card transactions More...

Have any of you read about this in the local paper?

During the meeting on August 7, 2012, the Cleveland County commissioners heard the speaker below share the information. So did everyone else who was there. Even a reporter from More...

Freedom from religion

I have been reading with interest, the stories regarding several city and county governments that have reacted to the threat of praying at certain meetings. Most think and also More...

Separating myths from facts – a timeline Part 2

Of ghosts and gurus: Is the Rogers Theater haunted? You see, The Rogers wasn’t haunted by anything or anyone from More...

Separating myths from facts – a timeline: Part 1

Introduction: The old Cleveland County Courthouse was built in 1907, at a cost of $75,000. In 1974, the county More...

An uncivilized society

Have you noticed how two of the strongest words in the English language have been so...

When is a lease a real lease?

Well, if it’s written in regards to a City or County endeavor, who knows. Hearing and...

Help needed. Apply at City Hall, wherever that may be.

Foresight seems to be in short supply. It seems the Shelby City Police Department is growing...

Lapdog won’t hunt

In what appeared to be a PR move by the local newspaper, to help shore up support for the county manager and More...

Different board, same lousy leadership

Shelby, NC — I began attending the Cleveland County Board of Education meetings in late 2013. I had already More...

Teachers go wild as administrators remain silent

Duncan, SC — In South Carolina, as in most states across the nation, schools have their fair share of corrupt teachers, both..

In search of public answers in regards to public records

In reviewing documents obtained from the Cleveland County School system, we want to pass along a summary and some details of..

Different board, same lousy leadership

Shelby, NC — I began attending the Cleveland County Board of Education meetings in late 2013. I had already been attending..

Different board, same lousy leadership

Shelby, NC — I began attending the Cleveland County Board of Education meetings in late 2013. I had already been attending..

Different board, same lousy leadership

Shelby, NC — I began attending the Cleveland County Board of Education meetings in late 2013. I had already been attending..