Archive - Apr 6, 2011
The Hickory Crawdads kick off the 2011 campaign tonight against the Asheville Tourists.
After the Texas Rangers made the World Series last season, the expectations are high for their minor league affiliate in Hickory.
Town of Catawba officials voted Monday to continue improving the town's online presence with an upgraded website.
The town will spend $1,200 on a program to add customization features to www.townofcatawbanc.org, a website that currently gives the town "a limited amount of flexibility," said Catawba Town Manager Brian Barnett.
During the council's April meeting, Barnett showed council members the town of Elizabethtown's website, which will resemble Catawba's new website, once it is completed.
"It'll be the same concept, but it will be geared toward Catawba," Barnett said.
Police identified the man and woman dubbed Bonnie and Clyde, and the pair faces several charges and $1 million bonds.
Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid said Michael Neal Bagwell, 35, and Diana Michelle Dayton, 35, both of Georgia, are facing numerous criminal charges, including possession of a stolen vehicle, robbery with a dangerous weapon and felony larceny.
His voice is hoarse and scratchy, like someone with a lingering case of the flu or an over-zealous sports fan.
But no amount of rest, cough drops or medication can cure his voice.
"Would you want to talk like this forever?" asked Fred Haywood, 55, a former smoker and cancer survivor, who now works as a tobacco educator at Frye Regional Medical Center.
A man wobbled unsteadily and lifted his arms for balance as North Carolina Highway Patrol troopers helped him to his feet, patted him down and placed him in handcuffs.
The man was involved in a three-car crash Tuesday on Interstate 40 that caused one victim to be airlifted to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.
Troopers on the scene said prescription drugs were involved in the crash.
Truman Leonard Carter, 78, of Lincolnton, passed away April 6, 2011, at his residence.
Memorial services will be held Friday, April 8, 2011, at 5:30 p.m. at E. F. Drum Funeral Home.
Nancy Jane Moose Cadieu, 76, of Maiden, passed away April 4, 2011 at her residence. Services will be held Friday, April 8, 2011, at 4 p.m. at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church.