The Catawba Nation is reaching into history for its forthcoming, and still controversial, gaming facility on ancestral territory in North Carolina.. The Catawba Two Kings Casino Resort draws its name from Catawba Chief King Hagler.During his leadership in the mid-1700s, he allied his nation with the American colonists who revolted against the British at the time of the Revolutionary War. The federal government has approved plans of the Catawba Indian Nation to build a casino resort in Kings Mountain, North Carolina, a small suburban city near the stateline with South Carolina and 33 miles west of Charlotte. See news article. The new casino will be named "Catawba Two Kings Casino Resort". 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. The Catawba Nation on Friday unveiled the logo for its planned $273 million casino resort near Charlotte, NC. (Image: Catawba Nation) Two Kings Casino Resort pays homage to the region and King Catawba Indian Nation to announce plans for new casino in Kings Mountain, N.C. By Andrew Barnett | March 12, 2020 at 7:50 PM EDT - Updated March 12 at 11:29 PM KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. (WBTV) - The Catawba Indian Nation will present, on Friday, plans and renderings of the new destination casino planned for a site in Kings Mountain, N.C. Catawba Indian Nation Chief Bill Harris discussed plans for a casino in Kings Mountain, N.C. during a press conference in March. The tribe has been granted federal approval to take land into trust, opening the door for them to build a casino and hotel. (Source: AMANDA HARRIS [email protected]) By Jim Morrill | July 18, 2020 at 10:01 AM EDT - Updated July 20 at 3:16 PM . KINGS MOUNTAIN Wallace Cheves, the developer of the Catawba Indian Nation’s planned Two Kings Casino Resort in Kings Mountain, wants to build nearly 600 homes and luxury apartments near the $273 million casino Cooper spokesperson Ford Porter confirmed Friday by email that the governor’s office had received the draft from the Catawba Indian Nation, which has plans for a casino and resort on land in Kings Mountain. Porter didn’t address additional questions asked Friday about the proposal, the existence of which was first reported by WRAL-TV in Raleigh.ADVERTISEMENThttps The Catawba Indian Nation plans to break ground Wednesday on a casino resort near Charlotte, N.C., even though a rival tribe continues a court case against the planned $300 million project. Raleigh, N.C. — Gov. Roy Cooper's administration is negotiating with the Catawba Nation over plans to offer casino gambling at a facility under construction in Kings Mountain.
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