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National Guard soldier saves woman from fiery crash in Shelby

SHELBY, N.C. - Talk about the right person being at the right place at the right time. A man with 15 years in the military, and who works for the National Guard in Charlotte, happened to be traveling home when he saw a head-on collision. The crash victim and National Guard soldier walked Eyewitness

WSOC-TV - 2017-09-22 13:09:14

Teen earns Young Woman Achievement Award

Ivy Michaela Mull, 18, of Shelby, recently completed six years of intensive work earning her Young Women's (YW) Recognition Award through her participation in the Personal Progress program in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The YW Recognition Award is the pinnacle achievement for a

SHELBY STAR - 2017-09-22 15:20:56

Judge dismisses restraining order against doctor

A judge dissolved a restraining order that previously shuttered the doors of a local pain clinic. Dr. Steven Brockman has reopened Pain Care of Cleveland County. Brockman headed up Pain Clinic of Shelby until a recent disagreement with his employer. Administrators with Pain Clinic of Shelby filed a

SHELBY STAR - 2017-09-22 20:23:48

Seussified Shakespeare and more going on this weekend

Friday Seussification of Romeo and Juliet: The Lincoln Theatre Guild and Youth Actors Guild present the show at the Lincoln Cultural Center, 403 E. Main St., Lincolnton. Show times are 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22; 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23; and 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24. Tickets cost $15, avail

SHELBY STAR - 2017-09-22 14:22:48

Cleveland County to welcome Bishop T.D. Jakes

One of the world's leading faith leaders will appear in Boiling Springs for Empowerment Conference 2017. Bishop T.D. Jakes, known for his work as an author, filmmaker and pastor, will speak at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22 at the Lutz-Yelton Convocation Center on the campus of Gardner-Webb University. It's

SHELBY STAR - 2017-09-22 14:22:23

Free high risk prostate cancer screening today

SHELBY - A free high risk prostate cancer screening event will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. today at Levine Cancer Institute-Cleveland, 201 Grover Street Shelby. The screening is presented by Carolina Urology Partners and Carolinas HealthCare System-Cleveland. To qualify for the free screening: Males wh

DIGITAL COURIER - 2017-09-22 09:45:00

Breast cancer survivor shares her story

Sarah Thebarge, a breast cancer survivor and inspirational speaker, will be featured at Gardner-Webb's Dimensions program on Tuesday, Sept. 26. This event will be at 9:25 a.m. in Stewart Hall of Tucker Student Center on GWU's main campus, 110 S. Main St., Boiling Springs. It's free and open to the p

SHELBY STAR - 2017-09-22 14:24:05

Early Halloween highway horror: Flaming pumpkins jam traffic

SAN ANTONIO, Fla. (AP) - In an early Halloween highway horror, a truckload of burning pumpkins has been blocking traffic on a Florida interstate. Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Steve Gaskins said in a news release that a tractor-trailer hauling pumpkins struck a guard rail on southbound Interstate 75 n

WSPA.COM - 2017-09-22 16:08:19

Lawndale man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting 7-year-old girl

LAWNDALE - A Lawndale man pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a minor in Catawba County Superior Court on Wednesday, according to a press release from the 25th District Attorney David Learner's Office. Jacob Marcus Humphries, 20, will serve 25 to 35 years in prison and must register as a sex offen

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2017-09-23 04:00:00

Blacksburg High stadium, other projects approved

Cherokee County school trustees Monday authorized funding for several construction projects throughout the district. Trustees approved $3.75 million for a new football stadium at Blacksburg High School; $1.5 million for a weight room addition to be built at Gaffney High School; $750,000 for heating

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 13:52:53

Soldier rescues woman from burning car, shields her body from explosion

You might find the world feels a little safer with Staff Sergeant Cory Hinkle in it. At least you might when you find out what he did for a woman he didn't even know. Monday afternoon, Hinkle was driving to his home in Forest City from his National Guard base in Charlotte. On Boiling Springs Highway

WBTV - 2017-09-21 22:15:22

Grand opening met with crowds

Katelynn Shelly and Laura James were so excited about the grand opening of Lidl, they got there at 2:30 a.m. Thursday. Shelly and James, best friends for more than 10 years, were the first two customers through the door of the new grocery store on at 1005 E. Dixon Blvd., in Shelby. "We came by arou

SHELBY STAR - 2017-09-21 16:10:33

Fleet of 'smoking hot cops' make girl's sweet 16 even sweeter

EDGEMOOR, SOUTH CAROLINA -- What do most teenage girls want for their sweet 16? A car? Instagram followers?? Not Shelby Self. Shelby is a recently turned 16 year old with down syndrome. The homecoming queen is beloved in her South Carolina community for her spunk and giant personality. So, it came

WCNC - 2017-09-21 18:48:08

All Seasons Acupuncture to host open house

All Seasons Acupuncture will host a grand open house Friday at its location in uptown Shelby. The event is a mix of a grand opening and an open house. Doors to the clinic will be open to the public, giving the community a chance to find out what All Seasons has to offer. Autum Kirgan, the Chinese me

SHELBY STAR - 2017-09-20 22:28:00

Local anesthesiologist to lead medical society

Dr. John L. Reynolds, an anesthesiologist from Shelby, was sworn in as the North Carolina Medical Society's 164th president on Saturday at the Society's Annual Business meeting in Raleigh. Reynolds is a longtime North Carolina Medical Society member who has led the organization's Legislative Cabinet

SHELBY STAR - 2017-09-20 22:27:46

Five jobs listed on NCWorks this week

The Star and NCWorks Career Center publishes a weekly list of five of the most recent Cleveland County job listings. To apply for these jobs, go to www.NCWorks.gov and sign up for a free account. Search for the jobs by the number listed in front of the job title. More help is also available through

SHELBY STAR - 2017-09-20 20:05:04

Practice takes unique approach to healthcare

Dr. Josh Carpenter makes sure his patients have his cell phone number so they have a direct line to him anytime they need care. The primary care doctor serves patients at HomeTown Direct Care's new Shelby office, which opened at 5 E. Marion Street in August. Direct primary care is a model in which t

SHELBY STAR - 2017-09-20 19:45:06

Need a Lyft? He can get you there

It now only takes a few clicks to summon a ride to and from anywhere in Cleveland County. Lyft, a California based ride-sharing company, announced Aug. 31 that it had expanded its coverage to include the entire state of North Carolina. Tom Crosby, a Shelby resident who has driven for Lyft for around

SHELBY STAR - 2017-09-20 13:53:40

Man charged with DWI in head-on collision

An impaired driver caused a head-on collision that sent six people to the hospital, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol. One of the drivers in the Monday wreck has been charged with DWI. Tony Story, 39, of Waco, was allegedly under the influence when he got behind the wheel of his Mitsubishi Eclips

SHELBY STAR - 2017-09-20 21:38:02

Catawba County man sentenced for criminal sex acts with a minor

CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. - A 20-year-old Lawndale man will spend at least 25 years in prison after pleading guilty as charged to sex-related criminal acts involving a minor. Jacob Marcus Humphries pleaded guilty to three counts of first-degree sexual offense and one count of indecent liberties with a ch

WSOC-TV - 2017-09-21 15:19:59