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Cyclist hit, killed on U.S. 74 in Cleveland County

North Carolina Highway Patrol are investigating after a cyclist was hit and killed on Highway 74 in Cleveland County Monday morning. Authorities responded to a reported crash on U.S. 74 between Patterson Road and Shelby Road just after 5 a.m. Police at the scene said a man on a bicycle was hit by a

WCNC - 2018-03-19 19:18:00

Gaffney man struck, killed by train

A Gaffney man was killed Sunday night when he was struck by a train while walking the tracks, Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler said. The victim, Scott Duane Cole, 39, of Springwood Drive, was walking along the tracks behind the 2400 block of Cherokee Avenue when he was struck at 8:30 p.m. by a

GASTON GAZETTE - 2018-03-19 14:23:57

$100K Powerball ticket sold in Spartanburg

FILE SPARTANBURG, SC - There was a $100,000 Powerball ticket sold in Spartanburg, according to the SC Lottery. The ticket was bought at Fast Fuel #8 on Cannons Campground Rd. The numbers are: 22 - 57 - 59 - 60 - 66 Powerball 7 FILE SPARTANBURG, SC - There was a $100,000 Powerball ticket sold in Spar

WSPA.COM - 2018-03-19 15:05:25

DACA dreamer calls Rutherfordton home

PULL OUT QUOTES: "I think a lot of people don't realize that we're people, just like them," he said. "They hear of us and they think we're like a thing, not people. ... They think they're sending us back to where we came from, but we don't really know where we came from." - "Alex", a DACA recipient

DIGITAL COURIER - 2018-03-18 09:00:00

1 hit by train in Cherokee Co., coroner on scene

GAFFNEY, SC (WSPA) - The coroner is on scene after one person was struck by a train in Cherokee County. According to the Gaffney Fire Department, the person was hit about 100 yards south of US-29 on tracks behind the old Hamrick's Clothing Store. Emergency crews are still at the scene near River Dri

WSPA.COM - 2018-03-19 02:12:20

Cowpens motorist dies in head-on accident

A 48-year-old Cowpens man died after a head-on vehicle crash Saturday afternoon near Cowpens in Spartanburg County. Richard Hank Houser of Cowpens was pronounced dead at Spartanburg Medical Center at 3:22 p.m. Saturday, according to the coroner's office. The S.C. Highway Patrol said a car driven b

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2018-03-18 18:23:43

Man dies when hit by train in South Carolina

GAFFNEY, S.C. (AP) - One man has died after he was struck by a train while walking on tracks in South Carolina. Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler said in a news release that 39-year-old Scott Duane Cole of Gaffney died around 8:30 p.m. Sunday. Fowler says Cole was walking on the tracks in Gaffne

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-19 11:36:57

Pedestrian killed in early morning wreck

A pedestrian was killed in a collision with a vehicle around 5:03 a.m. Monday on U.S. 74 East. The collision between Patterson and Shelby roads has blocked all lanes of traffic until 9:27 a.m., according to the Department of Transportation. Check back as more details are available. A pedestrian was

GASTON GAZETTE - 2018-03-19 12:09:03

Police K9 bites girl in Cleveland County, SPD says

CLEVELAND COUNTY, N.C. - An investigation is underway after a girl was bitten by a K9 Friday, according to the Shelby Police Department. Police tell NBC Charlotte the officers were serving a felony warrant on a suspect near the intersection of Buffalo Street and Lineberger Street in Shelby. Upon ar


Shelby Police investigating after K-9 reportedly bit child

SHELBY, NC (FOX 64 WJZY) - The Shelby Police Department is investigating after a K-9 reportedly bit a child on Friday. According to witnesses, around 3:15 p.m. Shelby Police were trying to serve a warrant on an individual when he broke into a random house at the corner of Linberger St. and Buffalo S


Police chase in Spartanburg Co., suspect taken to hospital

FILE SPARTANBURG, SC - A suspect was taken to the hospital after the motorcycle the suspect was driving slid off the road while being chased by Spartanburg troopers, according to the Spartanburg Co. Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office says it happened on Goldmine Rd. in Spartanburg Co. Friday aft


Coroner: Gaffney man killed when car crashes into stopped tracto - FOX Carolina 21

Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler said a Gaffney man was killed when his car crashed into the back of a stopped tractor trailer on I-85 South Thursday night. Fowler identified the victim as Kaylin Jaquan Huskey, 23, of 711 Holmes Street. Troopers said the crash happened just before 11 p.m. Huske


Police dog mistakenly bites child

A little girl was bitten when a police dog chased a suspect through a neighborhood Friday afternoon. The incident unfolded at 2:43 p.m. at the intersection of Buffalo and Lineberger streets in Shelby. Detectives were in the area to serve a warrant on a sex offender who failed to register with local

GASTON GAZETTE - 2018-03-17 21:47:04

Hendersonville man charged in shooting on Harper Drive

On Sunday, Henderson County deputies responded to Harper Drive in reference to a gunshot wound inflicted during an altercation. The victim was rendered care, taken to the hospital and released the same day, the Sheriff's Office said in a news release. Following interviews and crime scene investiga


Firefighters combat fire at Tryon antique store

TRYON - Crews from several local fire departments battled a blaze that erupted inside a Tryon antique store Friday evening. Members of the Tryon Fire Department were dispatched to a reported structure fire at Red Dog Relics, located at 620 S. Trade St., around 5 p.m. Also responding to the fire wer


Trial term continues despite no-shows

RUTHERFORDTON - Two men were brought into custody earlier this week when they failed to appear in court, forcing District Attorney (DA) Ted Bell's office to change course in a two-week trial term in the Rutherford County Courthouse. The unrelated trials of Bryan Cecil Souther and Lamont Edgerton wer


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Bi-Lo to close Spartanburg store

As part of its ongoing restructuring, Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of Bi-Lo, Harvey's and Winn-Dixie, announced Thursday it was closing 94 underperforming stores. Nineteen of those stores are in South Carolina. The Bi-Lo at 140 Fernwood Drive in Spartanburg is among the stores that will


Murder suspect arrested in Gatlinburg

A man accused of killing a mother of two in 2016 was captured after being stopped fora broken headlight. Antarious Qaushard Byers, 24, of Pleasant Hill Church Road, Shelby, was picked up nearly 200 miles away on Saturday, March 3, in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Hewas pulled overby United States Park Rang


Tractor trailer sideswipes school bus in Spartanburg Co.

SPARTANBURG Co., SC (WSPA) - Troopers say a tractor trailer sideswiped a school bus with students aboard and kept going. Three students were on the bus at the time. The students, driver and aide were not hurt in the accident, said Trooper Joe Hovis with the S.C. Highway Patrol. It happened around