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 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

A Vine Time Tours offers food and North Carolina wine themed tours and events

Not long after Sir Walter Raleigh landed in what would become North Carolina, the grape vine was first introduced and cultivated in the New World. In fact, by the dawn of the 20th Century, NC was the leading wine-producing region in the nation.Charlotte ... [Published Examiner.com - 6 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

First day of early voting draws a crowd: Number of voters exceeds expectations

SHELBY - A line of people stood outside the Cleveland County Board of Elections around lunchtime on the opening day of early voting, each waiting for a turn to fill out a ballot and cast a vote.The line extended to the sidewalk next to East Graham Street, ... [Published Shelby Star - 8 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

What Supreme Court Did (and Did Not) Reveal About Three Hot Button Issues

(WASHINGTON) -- Without uttering a word from the bench, the Supreme Court acted on major hot button issues in the last month concerning voting rights, abortion and gay marriage.The cases weren’t on the Court’s argument calendar. Parties were either asking ... [Published 1070wapi.com - Oct 22 2014]
Entities: Abortion, Gay, Supreme Court
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

WNC Pottery Festival celebrates 10 years

From hand-built to hand-thrown, from raku to wood-fired, clay work covers a wide variety of techniques, finishes and forms. A good bit of that diversity will be on display at the WNC Pottery Festival in Dillsboro on Saturday, Nov. 1, with some 40 artists ... [Published MountainXpress - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

SCOTUS to Texas: Go Forth and Discriminate Against Your Citizens Starting Monday

The Supreme Court said Saturday that, for the first time, it is allowing a voting law to be used for an election even though a federal judge, after conducting a trial, found the law is racially discriminatory in both its intent and its impact, and is ... [Published TAPPED - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Tour of historic homes features newly renovated El Nido

Restoration of El Nido, the 1921 Spanish-style bungalow at 520 W. Warren St., Shelby, has taken five years and is mostly complete."The outside is not quite finished, but the inside is complete. It is truly an amazing transformation," Ted Alexander, regional ... [Published Shelby Star - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Manhunt continues in Shelby for SC prison escapee

Hoyle Mincey (Photo: SC Dept. of Corrections)SHELBY, N.C. -- A manhunt continues in Shelby for an escaped convict from South Carolina.Police are looking for 57-year-old Hoyle Mincey who escaped a week ago Sunday from the Wateree Correctional Institution ... [Published WCNC - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

SCOTUS to Texas: Go Forth and Discriminate Against Your Citizens Starting Monday

The Supreme Court said Saturday that, for the first time, it is allowing a voting law to be used for an election even though a federal judge, after conducting a trial, found the law is racially discriminatory in both its intent and its impact, and is ... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 3 reports

North Carolina Police Searching for Inmate on the Run

Police were hunting today for a North Carolina man who escaped from prison after five attempts and has so far evaded capture, despite being sought by as many as 45 officers. Police were conducting an air and ground search for Hoyle Mincey, an inmate at ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 2 reports

South Carolina escaped convict still at large

The South Carolina escaped convict that ran after a traffic stop in Shelby early Saturday morning has not been found yet, according to Shelby Police Department authorities.Hoyle Mincey, 57, who escaped from a South Carolina correctional facility last ... [Published Shelby Star - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Mush, Music and Mutts makes for a party

SHELBY- Livermush, it’s what brings people together. Well, at least in Shelby.The Mush, Music and Mutts festival in uptown Shelby on Saturday brought in people not just from North Carolina who love the meaty breakfast food, but also from different areas ... [Published Shelby Star - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 2 reports

Supreme Court Allows Discriminatory ID Law to Stand

Media contact information at bottomThe U.S. Supreme Court today responded to an emergency appeal and upheld a Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling allowing Texas's restrictive photo ID law to remain intact for elections in November, notwithstanding a ... [Published Noodls - Oct 18 2014]

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"Callie (Elgin) has earned my respect and admiration. I am always proud of her whether it is in the classroom, in the commons or on the dance floor for the cheer team. I admire her spirit, ability to lead and her can-do attitude" said DCHS educator Jill Powers
By sponsoring the tour, Preservation NC, wants to "heighten awareness of the work we have been doing for 30 years and we hope to give the public a greater appreciation for these properties and how important they are to the area" Alexander said
...that state shouldn’t also be able to set an additional bar for voting by requiring certain specific kinds of photo identification, writing that "to hold otherwise would  disenfranchise Arkansas voters  and would negate 'the object sought to be accomplished' by the framers of the Arkansas Constitution."
"We notified the agency that reported the van stolen and that's when we learned there was possibly a fugitive inside that van" Ledford said

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Obituaries — 10-24-14 [Published Lincoln Times News - 5 hours ago]
A Vine Time Tours offers food and North Carolin... [Published Examiner.com - 6 hours ago]
Land transfers: Oct. 23, 2014 [Published Forest City Daily Courier - 7 hours ago]
First day of early voting draws a crowd: Number... [Published Shelby Star - 8 hours ago]
Garner named DCHS Most Valuable Choctaw [Published State Gazette - 13 hours ago]
Griffin Brothers opens 10th location [Published Modern Tire Dealer - Oct 23 2014]
What Supreme Court Did (and Did Not) Reveal Abo... [Published 1070wapi.com - Oct 22 2014]
What the Supreme Court Did (and Did Not) Reveal... [Published ABC News - Oct 22 2014]
WNC Pottery Festival celebrates 10 years [Published MountainXpress - Oct 22 2014]
McGrady, Mood answer T-N questions in House Dis... [Published BlueRidgeNow.com - Oct 22 2014]
Routt County colleage athlete update for Oct. 22 [Published Steamboat Pilot & Today - Oct 22 2014]
Campaigns Report Stolen Signs Close To NC Election [Published WSPA - Oct 21 2014]
Tour of historic homes features newly renovated... [Published Shelby Star - Oct 21 2014]
SCOTUS to Texas: Go Forth and Discriminate Agai... [Published TAPPED - Oct 21 2014]
Watauga County Obituaries – Compiled Oct. 21, 2014 [Published High Country Press - Oct 21 2014]
Avery County Obituaries – Compiled Oct. 21, 2014 [Published High Country Press - Oct 21 2014]
400,000 Texas Voters May be Turned Away From Polls [Published BlackStar News - Oct 21 2014]
Report card events Oct. 21 [Published Reflector.com - Oct 21 2014]
Re: Which political party is the true education... [Published Mountaineer Publishing Company - Oct 21 2014]
Irvin Hooker [Published Corbin Times Tribune - Oct 21 2014]
2014 NC Public Power Awards of Excellence Annou... [Published ElectriCities - Oct 20 2014]
Manhunt continues in Shelby for SC prison escapee [Published WCNC - Oct 20 2014]
SCOTUS to Texas: Go Forth and Discriminate Agai... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 20 2014]
A bleak voting rights landscape [Published MSNBC - Oct 20 2014]
Former prison guard to serve no time for abuse [Published Louisville Channel - Oct 20 2014]
Retired teacher celebrates 80th birthday after ... [Published Shelby Star - Oct 20 2014]
Supreme Court: Texas Can Enforce Discriminatory... [Published RHRealityCheck - Oct 20 2014]
5 Things You May Have Missed [Published ABC News - Oct 20 2014]
North Carolina Police Searching for Inmate on t... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 19 2014]
Escaped Inmate Eludes Cops After Traffic Stop [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 19 2014]
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SCOTUS to Texas: Go Forth and Discriminate Agai... [Published TAPPED - Oct 21 2014]
The Supreme Court said Saturday that, for the first time, it is allowing a voting law to be used for an election even though a federal judge, after conducting a trial, found the law is racially discriminatory in both its intent and its impact, and is ...
Supreme Court Allows Texas Voter ID Law To Rema... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Oct 18 2014]
Things have moved fast in the past week in the legal wrangling over Texas’s Voter ID law.  Last Friday, a Federal District Court Judge in Corpus Christi struck down the law based both on what she found to be a discriminatory impact on minorities ...
The Dangerous Legal Rule Behind The Supreme Cou... [Published Think Progress - Oct 18 2014]
As a matter of precedent, the Supreme Court’s decision on Saturday to allow Texas’ Voter ID law to take effect is defensible. In 2006, a lower federal court halted Arizona’s voter ID law shortly before an election. The Supreme Court, in a case known ...
10 More Election Oddities: Obamacare, Racism, a... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Oct 17 2014]
Less than three weeks remain before Americans take to the polls in November’s midterm elections, when they will decide who fills the 36 seats in the Senate (21 of those now held by Democrats and 15 by Republicans) and all the 435 seats in the House ...
U.S., others seek to block Texas voter ID law [Published SCOTUSblog - Oct 16 2014]
Saying that the spread across the country of new laws to restrict voting rights will create new tests of constitutionality for the Supreme Court, the Obama administration on Wednesday evening asked the Justices in the meantime to bar Texas from using ...
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