Clayward C. "Mickey" Corry, Jr. was born and grew up in Cleveland County, NC. He earned his BA Degree from North Carolina Central University and was awarded his Law Degree from North Carolina Central University School of Law. Attorney Corry returned to his home county and began to practice law upon being admitted to the NC Bar Association and has practiced law in Cleveland County, NC for 41 years. Attorney Corry has been the City Attorney for the City of Kings Mountain, NC for 35 years and for the Town of Grover, Cleveland County, NC for 21 years. He is a member of the North Carolina State Bar Association, the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, the 27-B Judicial District Bar Association, and a former President and a member of the Cleveland County Bar Association. He has served on numerous Boards and Committees and has given his time and financial backing to children’s sports teams and other organizations within the community.