Archive - Jan 16, 2012
CHARLOTTE â€” Rookie Kyrie Irving is making the transition from college to the NBA look pretty easy even though he insists it's not.
The No. 1 pick in the draft continues to produce big numbers, scoring 25 points and adding seven assists Monday to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 102-94 win over the Charlotte Bobcats. The Cavaliers finished their longest road trip of the season with a 3-4 record.
Singing as they walked, about 100 residents rounded the corner onto College Street in Newton on Monday morning.
â€śWe shall overcome. We shall overcome. We shall overcome.â€ť
â€śOh, deep in my heart. I do believe. We shall overcome.â€ť
They sang "We Shall Overcome" to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., his dream, his message and the thousands of people who stood by it.
A new grant is helping Conover â€śget alarmed.â€ť
Conover received a â€śGet Alarmed NC Grantâ€ť recently that will provide the city with 500 smoke alarms, 300 carbon monoxide detectors and $1,500 to purchase installation equipment.
The alarms and detectors will be installed free for area citizens who lack the equipment or need upgrades, city and fire officials said.
Conover Fire Chief Mark Hinson said the department will target homes with children younger than age 5 and adults older than age 64, in addition to non-English-speaking homes.
Patricia Scronce Lee, 72, of Viewmont, formerly of Caldwell Road in Newton, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, at Brian Center in Viewmont. The Lee family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.
Earle Thomas Hoyle, 80, of Newton, died Friday, Jan. 13, 2012, at Frye Regional Medical Center. The Hoyle family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.
When it comes to temporary advertising, all signs point toward growing disagreement between Newton's elected officials and its appointed planning commission.
That could continue tonight when Newton City Council considers a measure to modify the city's policy on temporary roadside signs.
Tuesday, Jan. 17
Bunker Hill basketball at Bandys
Bandys wrestling at Bunker Hill
Hickory basketball at Fred T. Foard
Fred T. Foard wrestling at Hickory, 5 p.m.
Maiden basketball at Draughn
Draughn wrestling at Maiden, 7 p.m.
West Caldwell basketball at Newton-Conover
N-C wrestling at West Caldwell, 7 p.m.
Watauga basketball at St. Stephens
Rockingham CC at CVCC men's basketball, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 18
Lenior-Rhyne basketball at Catawba (women at 6 p.m., men at 8 p.m.)
Thursday, Jan. 19