Leaders break ground on new casino in Kings Mountain

City Hall | 101 W Gold Street | Kings Mountain, NC 28086 | [email protected] | Phone: 704-734-0333 | Fax: 704-734-4619; Mailing Address | P.O. Box 429 | Kings RALEIGH — On March 12, the Catawba Indian Nation held a press conference to present renderings and construction plans for a new destination casino on a site in Kings Mountain, North Carolina. According to a press release, the U.S. Department of the Interior has taken the land in question into trust and, as a result, the Catawba Indian Nation can now move forward with the proposed project. CLEVELAND COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - Wednesday was a day long in the making for the Catawba Nation tribe of South Carolina as leaders broke ground on land in Kings Mountain to build a new casino resort. Location: The new casino will be in Kings Mountain, right off of Interstate 85 at Dixon School Road. It’s 35 miles from Uptown. Plans for the project call for about 1,110 surface-level parking The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians continues to contest the Catawba Indian Nation’s goal of building a casino in Kings Mountain.On March 13, representatives from the Catawba Indian Nation, the city of Kings Mountain and Cleveland County Government announced the United States Department of Interior’s decision to green-light the building of the casino off Dixon School Road. New Hope for Catawba Casino at Kings Mountain NC. March 16, 2019. After five years of no action by the Bureau of Indian Affairs on the casino application submitted in 2013 by the Catawba Indian Nation, Sen. Linsay Graham (R-SC) has introduced a Senate bill to bypass the agency and approve placing the Catawba casino site into federal trust by an act of Congress. The two North Carolina senators “Catawba Two Kings Casino Resort celebrates our rich history and hopeful future in our ancestral lands in North Carolina – where our people were established hundreds of years ago, as the names Catawba River, Catawba County and Catawba College suggest.” Chief Bill Harris, Catawba Indian Nation . In tribute to its leader, the logo for the gaming venue which was developed in consultation KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. (AP) — The South Carolina-based Catawba Indian Nation has received permission from the federal government to build a casino and resort on land over the border in North Carolina. The Catawba Indian Nation plans to break ground Wednesday morning for a proposed casino and resort off Interstate 85 in Kings Mountain. Local officials… ‘Two Kings’ casino . The two kings in the casino’s name are King Hagler and the city of Kings Mountain, Harris said in a video on the Catawba Nation Facebook page. Harris called King Hagler

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