Shelby (North Carolina, United States)

Type: City
Name: Shelby (North Carolina, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 35.290001
Longitude: -81.540001
population: 23,235
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 45 mins ago - 1 reports

Protest damages tourney's credibility

When Shelby Post 82 walked out of Holt-Moffitt Field on Saturday night, one thing was clear: Post 82 was not the best American Legion team in North Carolina. And it wasn't even close.Shelby came into the state tournament riding a 33-game winning streak, ... [Published Lexington Dispatch - Jul 31 2014]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Silver Alert issued for county man

ANNIE BLACKBURNStaff WriterThe Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a West Lincoln man that was last seen on Wednesday. Troy Marshall Scronce, 73, left a residence on the 1500 block of George Brown Road and was seen ... [Published Lincoln Times News - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Molly Moran Named Acting Civil Rights Division Chief

With no viable nominee in sight to lead the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, Attorney General Eric Holder today announced that his deputy chief of staff will lead it on an acting basis.Molly Moran, who’s worked in Holder’s office since 2010, ... [Published Main Justice - 8 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Silver Alert issued for 73-year-old Lincoln Co. man

LINCOLN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -A Silver Alert is underway after a 73-year-old man possibly suffering from dementia went missing in Lincoln County.According to the NC Center for Missing Persons, Troy Marshall Scronce was last seen at his home along the 1500-block ... [Published WBTV News - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Voter suppression: NAACP strategizes to turn out vote in 2014

LAS VEGAS - As the 2014 midterm elections quickly approach, the battle against voter suppression is still being waged. This was a topic hit hard at the 105th NAACP convention,held here this month, and took an entire plenary panel, a CLE (Continuing Legal ... [Published People's World - Jul 30 2014]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Man reported missing was headed to Shelby

A 73-year-old Lincoln County man believed to be suffering from dementia was reported missing.The N.C. Center for Missing Persons issued a Silver Alert for Troy Marshall Scronce at 3:33 a.m. Thursday. He was last seen at his residence at 1501 George Brown ... [Published Shelby Star - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

POST 82 IS 2014 STATE CHAMPIONS

Shelby’s Post 82 players proved that they are number one after defeating the Gaston Braves in a double header on July 29th, claiming the American Legion Baseball State Championship. The team was forced to win both games to claim Shelby’s seventh state ... [Published Shelby Shopper - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Vote fraud myths meet voting rights reality

0 commentsBefore she was allowed to register and vote for the first time in Franklin County, North Carolina, Rosanell Eaton had to read the entire preamble to the U.S. Constitution out loud in front of three men in the county courthouse.Eaton is black. ... [Published Fenton Tri-County Times - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Captive and SPI growth slows in Bermuda

30/07/2014The Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) licensed seven new captives in the first half of 2014, compared to nine in the same period last year.The figures were released in the BMA’s H1 report, which also showed 16 special purpose insurers (SPIs) ... [Published Captive - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

High Point protests, awaits word

Shelby Post 82 won three games in a span of 24 hours to win the American Legion state championship Tuesday at Holt-Moffitt Field.But everyone involved with the state tournament was holding his collective breath, awaiting word from Indianapolis on an appeal ... [Published Lexington Dispatch - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Baton Rouge voter discrimination case heads to trial in federal court Monday

Plaintiffs Kenneth Hall and Byron Sharper, who brought the suit in October 2012, claim the manner in which voting sub-districts are currently divided for Baton Rouge city court judge elections demonstrates a pattern of intentional racial discrimination. ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Shelby wins Legion state title

The Gaston Braves entered the final day of the 2014 American Legion state tournament in the driver's seat but Shelby Post 82, the team with the best record in North Carolina, grabbed the wheel and took over.Behind the stellar pitching of Cody Fitch and ... [Published Lexington Dispatch - Jul 30 2014]

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"We don't fold. We believe that this is wrong. But for us to fold and go do something else would just be totally the opposite direction of where we've been."
"He left the Baseball Academy (and former major leaguer Scott Bankhead) to come play for us. This worked. It finally worked. And then they do this."
..." He also told the committee if either his or Ponti's bill passed, "quite frankly -- I'm going to be a happy man."

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Silver Alert issued for county man [Published Lincoln Times News - 7 hours ago]
Molly Moran Named Acting Civil Rights Division ... [Published Main Justice - 8 hours ago]
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Man reported missing was headed to Shelby [Published Shelby Star - 14 hours ago]
Silver Alert issued for 73-year-old Lincoln Co.... [Published WBTV News - 19 hours ago]
Protest damages tourney's credibility [Published Lexington Dispatch - Jul 31 2014]
POST 82 IS 2014 STATE CHAMPIONS [Published Shelby Shopper - Jul 30 2014]
Voter suppression: NAACP strategizes to turn ou... [Published People's World - Jul 30 2014]
Vote fraud myths meet voting rights reality [Published Fenton Tri-County Times - Jul 30 2014]
Attorney General Holder Announces Justice Depar... [Published United States Department of Justice - Jul 30 2014]
E-cigarette shop opens on Lincolnton’s Court Sq... [Published Lincoln Times News - Jul 30 2014]
Baton Rouge voter discrimination case heads to ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Jul 30 2014]
Captive and SPI growth slows in Bermuda [Published Captive - Jul 30 2014]
Morning Memo: Envisioning a different political... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Jul 30 2014]
Vote fraud myths vs voting reality [Published Recordnet.com - Jul 30 2014]
High Point protests, awaits word [Published Lexington Dispatch - Jul 30 2014]
Shelby wins Legion state title [Published Lexington Dispatch - Jul 30 2014]
Post 87 cries foul [Published High Point Enterprise - Jul 29 2014]
COLUMN: Thank you for support in U.S. Senate bid [Published Shelby Star - Jul 29 2014]
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Legal in layman's terms: What Va.'s same-sex ma... [Published Shelby Star - Jul 29 2014]
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Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Strikes Down Vi... [Published Gay City News - Jul 29 2014]
Larry “Willie” Williams [Published Shelby Shopper - Jul 28 2014]
Obama Names Karen Narasaki to U.S. Commission o... [Published Rafu Shimpo - Jul 28 2014]
Joe Miller & Jack Holley to be inducted into th... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - Jul 28 2014]
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Reynolds’ blockbuster US$25B takeover of Lorill... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Jul 16 2014]
You’ve come a long way, female CEO. When Reynolds American Inc. announced plans to buy Lorillard Inc. for about US$25 billion yesterday, it didn’t just mark the biggest tobacco merger in decades. The transaction also was the largest deal ever orchestrated ...
FED: Consumer Spending Is Rising In Every Part ... [Published Clusterstock - Jul 16 2014]
The Fed's regional banks saw "moderate" to "modest growth" in the various local economies it covers. This is according to the Fed's latest Beige Book, a collection of economic anecdotes from across the country. "The pace of economic growth was characterized ...
Judge rules that the voter ID lawsuit will go t... [Published Off the Kuff - Jul 12 2014]
In addition to the start of the redistricting trial , we have some news on the voter ID lawsuit front, and it’s generally good news for the good guys. Still the only voter ID anyone should need Last week’s ruling , in which U.S. District Court ...
Courtroom Drama: Voting Rights Paid for in Bloo... [Published TAPPED - Jul 09 2014]
©Jenny Warburg Norma Corley (center, in blue) of Winston-Salem was among several hundred people who attended a “March to the Polls” rally on July 7, 2014, after the first day of the preliminary-injunction hearing challenging North Carolina’s new voting ...
Hearings Begin in Federal Challenge to Nation's... [Published The BRAD BLOG - Jul 07 2014]
The case against North Carolina's radical voter suppression law begins hearings today, as the U.S. Dept. of Justice, the ACLU, the League of Women Voters and other plaintiffs seek a preliminary injunction on the most sweeping and restrictive "election ...
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