Archive - Jul 4, 2011
Charles “Charlie” Ledford, 72, of Newton, died Friday, July 1, 2011, at Frye Regional Medical Center in Hickory. The Ledford family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Conover.
Betty Sue Clanton Small, 77, of Lincolnton, died Saturday, July 2, 2011, at Palliative CareCenter & Hospice of Catawba Valley in Newton. The funeral was held Sunday, July 3, 2011, at Jenkins Funeral Home Chapel.
The North Carolina Attorney General is warning consumers about home repair schemes that cost homeowners thousands of dollars each year.
With strong convection storms ripping through the state nearly every week, Attorney General Roy Cooper is asking North Carolina homeowners to â€śdo their homeworkâ€ť before signing a contract or paying any money for repairs.
Winning a tennis match isn't the only competition Kathy Kim thrives from. Kim gets an adrenaline rush from rising before the sun sets and teaching others the game of tennis.
For the past 35 years, Kim has been teaching tennis at the Hickory Foundation YMCA after never setting foot on a tennis court in her life.
It was Kimâ€™s three kids and the need for more teachers at the YMCA that brought her into the world of tennis.
As Pontiac convertibles and sport utility vehicles eased down East Main Street in Maiden, 2-year-old Colby Frye was having a hard time keeping up.
Decked out in red, white and blue gear from head to toe, Frye rocked back and forth on a miniaturized and toy version of an off-road ATV â€” trying to get as much momentum as he could to hold steady with the parade.
He was fading backwards, getting tired and becoming frustrated. But just as he was about to give up, a helpful push from his dad sent Frye spiraling forward. A smile shot across his face.