Archive - Oct 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 City Council welcomed new construction and new changes for the city during its Oct. 1 meeting.
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
Lenoir-Rhyne's Michael Green was named the South Atlantic Conference football defensive player of the week, league officials announced on Monday afternoon.
Green, a junior safety from Kingsland, Ga., picked off two passes in the first half and finished with eight tackles in L-R's 52-10 victory over North Greenville last Saturday night at home.
Newton-Conover High School is hosting its second annual Athletics Golf Tournament next Saturday, Oct. 13 at River Oaks Golf Club in Statesville.
There will be a 9 a.m. shotgun start for the event. Sign in starts at 8:30 a.m.
The cost per player is $60, which includes lunch.
Mulligans and skirts are also available for purchase.
Six-year-old Taryn Cline thought it was just another day of school at Lyle Creek, until her dad showed up after eight months of deployment.
Bed Bath and Beyond Inc. will bring one data center facility to Claremont.
The company data center will encompass the 48,000 square-foot Center Point shell building in the Claremont International Business Park on Kelly Drive.
A high school student was charged with a misdemeanor on Friday, Sept. 28.
Adam Riley Tadlock, 16, from 4000 Summit Ridge Lane, Denver, was charged with Perpetrating a Hoax Using a False Bomb after bringing a disarmed hand grenade to North Lincoln High School.
During World Rabies Day, Randy Mozer brought his 2-year-old dog, Trouble, to the Catawba County Animal Shelter for a free, one-year rabies vaccination. The shelter had 100 free shots for residents during the Friday event.
The public is invited to the Meet the Candidates Forum Tuesday 7 p.m.
The event is sponsored by the Catawba County Farm Bureau and prepare voters for the general elections in November. The forum will be held at the Newton-Conover Auditorium located at West 6th Street and North Ashe Avenue.