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Kitchen fire

October 2, 2012

Catawba firefighters responded to a house fire Tuesday afternoon at 202 E. Central Ave. in Catawba. The 68-year-old homeowner was using his stove when his kitchen caught fire. The man was able to get out of his home and called 911 around 2:30 p.m. Catawba Fire Chief Gary Sigmon said the fire was contained in the kitchen.

HFD welcomes changes

October 2, 2012

Hickory Fire Department said goodbye to two fire fighters Tuesday night and welcomed its new fire chief.

Fred Hollar was welcomed as chief during a reception held Tuesday at the Julian G. Whitener Municipal Building second floor atrium, prior to being sworn in at the meeting.

Police checkpoint gets dangerous drivers off the roads

October 2, 2012

Newton Police Department, along with Hickory, Conover and N.C. Highway Patrol wrote a combined 44 tickets and made four arrests during a weekend checkpoint.

Conover looks forward to changes

October 2, 2012

Conover City Council welcomed new construction and new changes for the city during its Oct. 1 meeting.
 

PREP NOTEBOOK: Indians tie 2-2 with Pioneers

October 2, 2012

St. Stephens tied on the soccer field Monday with Northwestern 3A/4A leader Watauga.

Nich Bryant and Luke Bruce both scored goals for the Indians (8-5-2, 3-1-2). Bryant also earned an assist on Bruce's goal.

Watauga's record after Monday's contest is 11-1-3 overall and 4-0-2 in conference play.

Several area contests postponed

The Newton-Conover football team will try to bounce back from its first loss of the season tonight...
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