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An Open Letter to New Cleveland Community College Interim President and Board of Trustees. –And Public Record Requests –By Robert A. Williams »

August 6, 2017 Dear Dr. Aiken and the Cleveland Community College Board of Trustees, My first reports from Cleveland Community College regarding Dr. Aiken taking over as Interim President on…

Aug 6 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Two Registered Sex Offenders Attend School Function with CCS Permission!!! –Neither Sheriff’s Department nor School Board Notified in Advance!!!– School Board Policies Violated!!! CCS Cover-up Mode in Progress! –Report by Robert A. Williams »

Sources have informed us that two registered sex offenders requested permission from CCS to attend a school function and Superintendent Stephan Fisher granted them permission. Fisher allegedly did not notify…

Aug 5 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

More on Thornburg!!! –Alleged Involvement in More Sex Scandals & Possible misuse of Credit Cards!!! –Thornburg ally, President of NC Community Colleges, Resigns–Gives no reason!! Report by Robert A. Williams »

There is an old saying, “When it rains, it pours.” This is typical of scandals too. When Cleveland Community College President L. Steve Thornburg got caught using that “vulgar” password…

Aug 4 2017 / Comments Off on More on Thornburg!!! –Alleged Involvement in More Sex Scandals & Possible misuse of Credit Cards!!! –Thornburg ally, President of NC Community Colleges, Resigns–Gives no reason!! Report by Robert A. Williams / Read More »

A New Sex Scandal at Cleveland Community College–Or Not??? –You Decide !!!!–Report by Robert A. Williams »

Former CCC President Steve Thornburg was caught with having a “vulgar” password (fuckshannon69) on his College Computer System for ten years and it ended up costing him his job and…

Aug 3 2017 / 6 Comments / Read More »

Special Called Meeting For Closed Session–CCC Board of Trustees–Sunday 6 PM July 30, 2017–No Action Taken!!! –Report by Robert A. Williams »

First of all the CCC Board of Trustees are getting better at a few things. They gave proper notice for this meeting according to NC Law. They followed NC Law…

Aug 1 2017 / Comments Off on Special Called Meeting For Closed Session–CCC Board of Trustees–Sunday 6 PM July 30, 2017–No Action Taken!!! –Report by Robert A. Williams / Read More »

Mrs. Phillip :Bully” Glover, wife of the Chairman of the School Board, accused of Unethical and perhaps illegal Election Year Activity related to Bully’s re-election campaign!!! Report by Robert A. Williams »

This is part of the message I received at 10:33 PM tonight from a reliable source. The message speaks for itself. “Regarding the school board election I have information from…

Jul 27 2017 / Comments Off on Mrs. Phillip :Bully” Glover, wife of the Chairman of the School Board, accused of Unethical and perhaps illegal Election Year Activity related to Bully’s re-election campaign!!! Report by Robert A. Williams / Read More »

Breaking News!!! –Cleveland Community College President to Leave July 31, 2017 To get $150,000 Severance Pay + $50,000 for accrued time!!! –Cleveland County School Board Member Donnie Thurman, Jr. Announces he will NOT run for re-election!!! –Reports by Robert A. Williams »

The Cleveland Community College Board of Trustee Meeting today (July 11, 2017) was a marathon lasting over seven hours, including over five hours in a closed session with three lawyers.…

Jul 12 2017 / 1 Comment / Read More »

What Others are Saying about the Scandals at Cleveland Community College!!! Forwarded by Robert A. Williams »

Folks, People from everywhere are talking about the scandals at the Cleveland Community College. An article from the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal, a Raleigh “Think Tank” and…

Jul 9 2017 / 2 Comments / Read More »

Part XVI: Cleveland Community College Board of Trustees –June 9, 2017 Meeting Report– –July 11, 2017 Meeting Agenda– Board Attorney to Attend Closed Session-Most likely to Discuss Thornburg’s threatened Lawsuit!!! —-Report by Robert A. Williams »

“Perhaps it is time to just pull the plug on Cleveland Community College and Cleveland County students go to Gaston College, Isothermal or Catawba Valley Tech in Hickory.”…Robert A. Williams…

Jul 8 2017 / Comments Off on Part XVI: Cleveland Community College Board of Trustees –June 9, 2017 Meeting Report– –July 11, 2017 Meeting Agenda– Board Attorney to Attend Closed Session-Most likely to Discuss Thornburg’s threatened Lawsuit!!! —-Report by Robert A. Williams / Read More »

Part XVI: Former Chairman CCC Board of Trustees Speaks Out !! –Ellis Monroe Attributes Board Cover-ups and More Cover-ups as Reason for him Resigning from the Board!!! Report by Robert A. Williams »

Folks, this is the sixteenth article I have written regarding the rotten mess at Cleveland Community College. The mess involves issues going back ten years as well as a year…

Jun 28 2017 / 3 Comments / Read More »

Part XV: Cleveland Community College Salaries Top Heavy!!!– By a Wide Margin!!! –Report and Math by Robert A. Williams »

Folks, from reports I am getting the Public Record I asked for and published regarding salaries at CCC has caused an uproar. And for good reason. I did a little…

Jun 27 2017 / 7 Comments / Read More »

Part XIV: The List the Scandals at Cleveland Community College!! –Report and recommendations by Robert A. Williams »

A reader called regarding my Part XII article that evaluated all the individual Cleveland Community College Board of Trustees. The reader believed I was a bit harsh in my evaluations.…

Jun 18 2017 / Comments Off on Part XIV: The List the Scandals at Cleveland Community College!! –Report and recommendations by Robert A. Williams / Read More »

Part XIII: Cleveland Community College–Personnel Salaries —Report by Robert A. Williams »

Several folks have asked me how to get the salaries of Cleveland Community College full time employees? You gotta ask for it in no uncertain terms. I filed a request…

Jun 16 2017 / 3 Comments / Read More »

Part XII: The Rest of the Do Nothing Cleveland Community College Board of Trustees-Gridlock Guaranteed!–Report and evaluation by Robert A. Williams »

Editor’s Note 1: The many and varied scandals at Cleveland Community College that have only recently been publicly exposed have in fact been festering for years. There have been several…

Jun 15 2017 / Comments Off on Part XII: The Rest of the Do Nothing Cleveland Community College Board of Trustees-Gridlock Guaranteed!–Report and evaluation by Robert A. Williams / Read More »

Part XII: Patsy Rose Speaks Out at June 6, 2017 CCC Board Meeting–Former Cleveland Community College Board of Trustee Member and Major Donor tells CCC Board of Trustees She is Stunned, Hurt and Disappointed by the lack of leadership by Present Board!!! Wants Her Name Off of the Building!!! –Forwarded by Robert A. Williams »

The following is a copy of the prepared statement Former CCC Board of Trustees Board Member Patsy Rose presented to the Board of Trustees under the Citizens Recognition portion of…

Jun 9 2017 / Comments Off on Part XII: Patsy Rose Speaks Out at June 6, 2017 CCC Board Meeting–Former Cleveland Community College Board of Trustee Member and Major Donor tells CCC Board of Trustees She is Stunned, Hurt and Disappointed by the lack of leadership by Present Board!!! Wants Her Name Off of the Building!!! –Forwarded by Robert A. Williams / Read More »

Part XI: The Plot Sickens with CCC Scandals. Thornburg to use Shelby Star Report as Basis for Lawsuit against Cleveland Community College Board of Trustees!!! Stupid Board’s Delay in Firing Thornburg for Cause Backfires on Board!!! Information relayed to public by Robert A. Williams »

Editor’s Note Folks, you gotta read the following email I just received from a trusted confidential source. The email is hot off the press and has not been altered or…

Jun 8 2017 / Comments Off on Part XI: The Plot Sickens with CCC Scandals. Thornburg to use Shelby Star Report as Basis for Lawsuit against Cleveland Community College Board of Trustees!!! Stupid Board’s Delay in Firing Thornburg for Cause Backfires on Board!!! Information relayed to public by Robert A. Williams / Read More »

Part X: The Cleveland Community College Scandal Saga– Do Nothing Board of Trustees: A Scandal all by Themselves!!! —Report and evaluation by Robert A. Williams »

In the Star reports on the looming departure of long time Cleveland Community College President Dr. L. Steve Thornburg and other articles you hear very little about the overall scope…

Jun 5 2017 / Comments Off on Part X: The Cleveland Community College Scandal Saga– Do Nothing Board of Trustees: A Scandal all by Themselves!!! —Report and evaluation by Robert A. Williams / Read More »

Part IX: More Scandals at Cleveland Community College!!!– Non Existent Office of Executive Vice President??? Dr. Shannon Kennedy??? –Report and evaluation by Robert A. Williams »

Much ado has been made about the alleged shenanigans of the Cleveland Community College President Dr. L. Steve Thornburg. His lack of judgment in his college computer system password “fuckshannon69”…

May 31 2017 / Comments Off on Part IX: More Scandals at Cleveland Community College!!!– Non Existent Office of Executive Vice President??? Dr. Shannon Kennedy??? –Report and evaluation by Robert A. Williams / Read More »

Part VIII: Cleveland Community College Scandals: Ineffective Board of Trustees!!! Report and Introduction by Robert A. Williams »

Editor’s Note: By now most folks realize the scandals surrounding the Cleveland Community College are also intermixed in responsibility with the Cleveland County Board of Education and the Cleveland County…

May 28 2017 / Comments Off on Part VIII: Cleveland Community College Scandals: Ineffective Board of Trustees!!! Report and Introduction by Robert A. Williams / Read More »

Part VII: Cleveland Community College Scandals!!!– More Opinion from Readers and Colleagues Collected and Report by Robert A. Williams »

Editor’s Note: This Editorial written and published by Hal Trammel reminds all of us that Cleveland Community College President Steve Thornburg could not have allowed all the many alleged misdeeds…

May 26 2017 / Comments Off on Part VII: Cleveland Community College Scandals!!!– More Opinion from Readers and Colleagues Collected and Report by Robert A. Williams / Read More »

Part VI: Cleveland Community College Board of Trustees– Lack of Leadership Amidst Multiple Scandals!!! —Report by Robert A. Williams »

The myriad of scandals and allegations of unethical, illegal and egregious behavior of top administrators and the Board of Trustees at Cleveland Community College, the Cleveland County Board of Education…

May 25 2017 / Comments Off on Part VI: Cleveland Community College Board of Trustees– Lack of Leadership Amidst Multiple Scandals!!! —Report by Robert A. Williams / Read More »

Part V: Cleveland Community College Board of Trustees Call Special Meeting Over Tsunami of Scandals!!! Shelby Star trying to Cover Up??? Report and Analysis by Robert A. Williams »

Editor’s Note: This is the fifth article in a my series of articles regarding an explosion of scandals that has Cleveland County citizens ablaze regarding what seems to be, and…

May 23 2017 / Comments Off on Part V: Cleveland Community College Board of Trustees Call Special Meeting Over Tsunami of Scandals!!! Shelby Star trying to Cover Up??? Report and Analysis by Robert A. Williams / Read More »

Part IV–Cleveland Community College Board of Trustees Take the Bait, Falls in the Trap!!! –Report and evaluation by Robert A. Williams »

The Cleveland Community College Board of Trustees at their May 9, 2017 Board Meeting took the bait and fell into the trap I set for them. What did they do…

May 11 2017 / Comments Off on Part IV–Cleveland Community College Board of Trustees Take the Bait, Falls in the Trap!!! –Report and evaluation by Robert A. Williams / Read More »

Part III of Cleveland Community College, CCS, Commissioners, etc. Scandals —Cleveland County’s bad news going around the World!!!! —Report and Explanation by Robert A. Williams »

The news about the alleged sex scandals, fraud, connivance, conspiracies, waste, fraud, mismanagement, lying, cheating, crooked dealings and more going on at the Cleveland Community College, Cleveland County Schools, the…

Apr 28 2017 / Comments Off on Part III of Cleveland Community College, CCS, Commissioners, etc. Scandals —Cleveland County’s bad news going around the World!!!! —Report and Explanation by Robert A. Williams / Read More »

“fuckshannon69!”– Part II of Sex Scandals, Lying, Cheating, Stealing, Crooked, Outlaw Cleveland County Commissioners, School Board, Cleveland Community College Administration, Economic Development Partnership, DA’s Office, etc.!!!—Proof Everywhere!!!— Report and explanation by Robert A. Williams »

Part II: Forward by Robert A. Williams Part I of this series of articles has been viewed in record numbers and increasing. Go back and read Part I over again…

Apr 28 2017 / Comments Off on “fuckshannon69!”– Part II of Sex Scandals, Lying, Cheating, Stealing, Crooked, Outlaw Cleveland County Commissioners, School Board, Cleveland Community College Administration, Economic Development Partnership, DA’s Office, etc.!!!—Proof Everywhere!!!— Report and explanation by Robert A. Williams / Read More »

County Issues “Media Release” Regarding Reports of Killing Cats!!! No Verification Provided–No Mention of Scandal at Landfill, Shooting Range and Animal Control. No Response to Freedom Of Information Requests !!! Report and evaluation by Robert A. Williams »

Well, Well, Well !!! The Commissioners have finally responded to something. They have issued a “Media Release” that I have included at the end of this article. Please read this…

Jun 15 2017 / 2 Comments / Read More »

Witchcraft Back in School Board Meeting Prayers!!! Probably Appropriate Regarding all the Scandals! –Report and Evaluation by Robert A. Williams »

The Rev. Tony Brown of the NC Piedmont Church of Wicca and the Foothills Interface Assembly will be delivering the Invocation for the Cleveland County Board of Education meeting to…

Jun 12 2017 / Comments Off on Witchcraft Back in School Board Meeting Prayers!!! Probably Appropriate Regarding all the Scandals! –Report and Evaluation by Robert A. Williams / Read More »

Breaking News!!! — Breaking News!!!– Cleveland Community College President Dr. Steve Thornburg Resigns In the Midst of Growing Scandals –Report by Robert A. Williams »

A trusted source has provided an email notification to the Cleveland Community College Faculty and Staff From CCC President Dr. L. Steve Thornburg that Thornburg has notified the CCC Board…

May 25 2017 / Comments Off on Breaking News!!! — Breaking News!!!– Cleveland Community College President Dr. Steve Thornburg Resigns In the Midst of Growing Scandals –Report by Robert A. Williams / Read More »
CGG Investigations

What the Shelby Star Left Out in reporting McHenry Townhall !!!! –Sheriff Norman Should Switch to Republican!!??– –Report and evaluation by Robert A. Williams »

Congressman Patrick McHenry held a Townhall Meeting last night at Cleveland Community College that Democrat Organizations bent on disruption had…

Aug 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Official Complaint to the Cleveland County Board of Elections– Tommy Greene for School Board-Illegal Campaign Signs –Report by Robert A. Williams »

Today I observed a double sided “Tommy Greene for School Board” political campaign sign located on the North-East corner of…

Aug 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Public Illegally Kept Away from School Board Meeting!!! Report by Robert A. Williams »

If you go to the Cleveland County Schools Website under Board Meetings you will see no meeting was scheduled for…

Aug 16 2017 / 1 Comment / Read More »

–Notice!!!– Democrats To Invade Patrick McHenry Town Hall in Shelby!!! –August 16, 2017 6: PM At Cleveland Community College– Report by Robert A. Williams »

Word has been given by the Cleveland County Republican Party that the Democrats are planning to “flock” the Patrick McHenry…

Aug 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Gaston College Does it Right!!!!– Gaston College Promise Program offers scholarships to all qualified students in Gaston and Lincoln Counties!!- Cleveland County Bites the Dust Four Years Ago! Report By Robert A. Williams »

Four years ago Double Super-Bowl Champ Willie Green, Former Cleveland County Commissioner Chairman Willie McIntosh and others offered the Cleveland…

Aug 14 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Kathy Falls Threatens Kings Mountain Business Owner!!! Report By Robert A. Williams »

It has been reported by reliable sources that CCS School Board member Kathy Falls has threatened a Kings Mountain business…

Aug 13 2017 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Information and Rating the Six Democrats Running in the School Board Democrat Primary Election 2017– Report and Evaluation by Robert A. Williams »

WOW!!! at the gall of some of these candidates for even filing for public office. No wonder Cleveland County education…

Aug 12 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Pinnacle Classical Academy holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony!!! –Doing Education Right!!!– Report by Robert A. Williams »

The Pinnacle Classical Academy, the highest performing public school in Cleveland County, held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony today to open…

Aug 11 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Dirty School Board Politics — Alive, Well and Early in Boiling Springs!!! —Report by Robert A. Williams »

I received an anonymous letter August 7, 2017 through the US Mail stating that School Board Member Danny Blanton had…

Aug 9 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

A Second Open Letter to the Closed Minded Cleveland Community College Interim President and the Equally Closed Minded Board of Trustees!!! By Robert A. Williams »

As I sated in my first Open Letter, I am no “apple-polisher.” I am also a resident, citizen, taxpayer and…

Aug 8 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Phony Investigations??? Report by Robert A. Williams »

I published an article on July 27, 2017 regarding a confidential report that Cleveland County School Board Chairman Phillip “Bully”…

Aug 7 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Kathy Falls gets Break on Signatures!!! General Assembly Rewards Falls’ Bad Behavior Report by Robert A. Williams »

Despite all the bad behavior from School Board member Kathy Falls, her complaints and lawsuit that cost taxpayers lots of…

Aug 5 2017 / Comments Off on Kathy Falls gets Break on Signatures!!! General Assembly Rewards Falls’ Bad Behavior Report by Robert A. Williams / Read More »

Documentation re: Jo Boggs »

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Aug 3 2017 / Comments Off on Documentation re: Jo Boggs / Read More »

A Leopard Can’t Change Their Spots!!!– Cutthroat Political Intrigue in School Board Race??? –Focus in Democrat Primary Political Commentary and Analysis by Robert A. Williams »

Everybody in Cleveland County has heard the sob story from School Board member Kathy Falls and her media complaints and…

Aug 2 2017 / Comments Off on A Leopard Can’t Change Their Spots!!!– Cutthroat Political Intrigue in School Board Race??? –Focus in Democrat Primary Political Commentary and Analysis by Robert A. Williams / Read More »

CCC BoT needs oversight!!!! –What Others are Saying-A Series– Published On: Fri, Jul 28th, 2017-by Palmetto News-Opinion, Special Report by Hal Trammell –Forwarded with permission by Robert A. Williams »

Shelby, NC — From the past meetings, along with the details in the minutes, it’s evident that this particular board…

Jul 30 2017 / Comments Off on CCC BoT needs oversight!!!! –What Others are Saying-A Series– Published On: Fri, Jul 28th, 2017-by Palmetto News-Opinion, Special Report by Hal Trammell –Forwarded with permission by Robert A. Williams / Read More »

School Board Defaults to Cover-up Mode of Operation!!! –No Prayer!–Kathy Falls MIA–Thurman, Hooker Announce they won’t run for re-election-can do and say what they want to! –Election Year Photo Ops by Bully Glover!! –Women Speakers Ejected by Chairman Bully Glover!!! –Allen Langley Appointed to CCC Board of Trustees! –Danny Blanton Threatened & Silenced-Board does nothing! –No Regard for the Public or Children!! –Report and evaluation by Robert A. Williams »

With all the scandals at Cleveland Community College that are also School Board related, you would have thought the School…

Jul 29 2017 / Comments Off on School Board Defaults to Cover-up Mode of Operation!!! –No Prayer!–Kathy Falls MIA–Thurman, Hooker Announce they won’t run for re-election-can do and say what they want to! –Election Year Photo Ops by Bully Glover!! –Women Speakers Ejected by Chairman Bully Glover!!! –Allen Langley Appointed to CCC Board of Trustees! –Danny Blanton Threatened & Silenced-Board does nothing! –No Regard for the Public or Children!! –Report and evaluation by Robert A. Williams / Read More »

CCC BoT and CCSBOE – rewarding shame –What Others are saying!!! »

–Published On: Fri, Jul 28th, 2017 Opinion | By Hal Trammell-Palmetto News-Opinion –Forwarded by Robert A. Williams Shelby, NC —…

Jul 28 2017 / 1 Comment / Read More »

School Board Will Show Their True Colors Tonight??? –Time to Come Clean, or More Cover-up??? Assessment by Robert A. Williams »

Folks, the hottest set of scandals percolating up from the cesspool over at Cleveland Community College has yet to be…

Jul 24 2017 / 1 Comment / Read More »

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