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The 1949 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association took place at Beaver Dam Baptist Church, Calvary Baptist Church, and Dover Baptist Church in Shelby, NC. The introductory sermon was delivered by Jesse Blalock.The General Board of the Association recommended that a committee be formed to investigate the purchase or building of a home to function as primary location for the Association. The Temperance and Public Morals report stated that the Dry Forces of North Carolina were successful in their efforts to impede liquour sales in North Carolina, despite the ABC's efforts to increase the number of wet counties in the state. The report on World Relief continued to address recovery from WWII.
1949, October 20
Shelby Calvary Baptist Church
NC Baptists, Baptist History, wet counties, dry counties, World Relief, World War II, WWII, Second World War, World War Two
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Kings Mountain Baptist Association Collection, Minutes of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association, 1949. Series 1, Box 5, University Archives, Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, NC.