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WATCH: Panthers' Baker Mayfield, Christian McCaffrey play fans in rock-paper-scissors for their gear

Compared to the regular season and even the preseason before it, training camp offers the most intimate environment for NFL players to connect with their fans. For fans -- especially young ones -- training camp is the best chance they get all season to meet their favorite players and share a high-five, get an autograph, or even collect some of their gear.
Metro News

Man wanted for murder in South Carolina arrested in Wheeling

WHEELING, W.Va. — Following a tip from a detective in South Carolina, the Wheeling Police Department acted quickly to locate and arrest a subject wanted for murder in the Palmetto State. Leanard Herbert Finch, age 31, of Gaffney, South Carolina was wanted for murder in Cherokee County, South Carolina....

For Your Health: Bladder pacemaker eases urinary problems

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. — Pacemakers are used to regulate the heart — but they're also used elsewhere. Pacemakers are available for the brain, stomach and also the bladder. It's believed at least 50 million people deal with an overactive bladder. Hendersonville urogynecologist Dr. Jeffrey Garris, says being able to...

Wheeling police arrest man wanted for murder

Acting on a tip, Wheeling Police say they located a subject wanted for murder in Cherokee County, South Carolina. Around 4:00 pm, Tuesday, Wheeling Police say they received a call from a detective in South Carolina. The detective provided information that a murder suspect may be in the East Wheeling area and provided the nickname […]

Recovery Community Center: New resource opens for people battling addiction

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Hope Coalition's Recovery Community Center opened Wednesday in Hendersonville. Peer support specialists are on hand to help anyone begin the recovery journey. Hope Coalition executive director Julie Huneycutt said it's important to provide a support group for those dealing with substance abuse. "It's a hopeful...

Fast food restaurant in the works for Shelby

A new Taco Bell is coming to Shelby. The city has one restaurant already on East Dixon Boulevard and a second is planned for the former Zaxby’s location near Cleveland Mall four miles down the road. The empty building was vacated last year when a new Zaxby's opened next...

South Carolina Senator Demands Book Removal; Threatens Public Library Jobs and Funding

“I’m not trying to ban any books. I’m trying to stop an indoctrination campaign against kids. Any person in this county that has children knows full well what I’m talking about,” said South Carolina Senator Josh Kimbrell in a press conference held yesterday across the street from Spartanburg County Public Library’s main branch. The senator is demanding libraries remove books he deems inappropriate from their collection or face a loss of funding.

Maersk developing South Korea-South Carolina air cargo route

Maersk Air Cargo tipped its hand this week on which city pairs will be part of its inaugural trans-Pacific service as the air wing of the giant ocean shipping line enters the U.S. market for the first time. The airline plans to fly a special “demonstrator” flight with live cargo...

Wofford announces Athletic Hall Of Fame class

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Hall of Fame Committee of the Wofford College Terrier Club Board of Directors has announced nine former student-athletes as the 2022 inductees into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame. Six different sports are represented in the class. The group includes Matthew Aurednik ’17 (men’s soccer), Spencer Collins ’16 (men’s basketball), Eric […]

Hendersonville Fire Department requests community input

The Hendersonville Fire Department is hosting a series of input meetings to inform the public about the department's current strategic planning process. The public is invited to attend a hybrid focus group from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24. The meeting will take place in person at the City Operations Assembly Room, 305 Williams St., or via Zoom. To sign up for the Zoom meeting, visit:
Mountain Xpress

What’s new in food: Food Connection introduces Fran the mobile meals truck

Flori Pate, Food Connection’s founder and current leader of community engagement, wants the communities it serves to be on a first-name basis with the nonprofit’s newest venture, a mobile meals truck. “An anonymous donor gave us $55,000 to help commission the truck, and his only request was we name it Fran,” Pate explains with a laugh.

New to the Street: YMA Wealth Management Group

YMA Wealth Management Group comprises seven different businesses and a nonprofit entity under its umbrella. The company has experience working in the real estate, consumer and business credit, business management, and the financial sector in various capacities. Location: 101 S. Church St., Spartanburg. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Friday. For more...

Carolina Blends and Brews: Hickory Nut Gorge Brewery

LAKE LURE, N.C. (WSPA) – A bit over a mile northwest of Lake Lure Beach is a spot near the Chimney Rock Park entrance that has become a favorite. Moving to North Carolina from Texas, Marc and Merri Fretwell opened Hickory Nut Gorge Brewery in 2015. Merri said the beauty of the area was the main […]