Archive - Nov 27, 2012
Virgil James Price, 87, of Claremont died Monday, Nov. 26, 2012 at Frye Regional Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at the funeral home prior to the service.
Lincoln County Sheriff’s Detective Sally Dellinger charged a northern Lincoln County man with one felony count of Taking Indecent Liberties with a Child.
Peter Edmayrd Jay III, 22, of 170 Car Farm Road, turned himself in at the Lincoln County Magistrate’s Office on Monday, Nov. 26.
Maurice Centel Mayfield who has been charged with fatally shooting Billy Chad Dellinger appeared in District Court Monday to meet with his court-appointed attorney and to learn the date for his probable cause hearing.
Pin Station Bowling Center in Newton is going to host 300 athletes from across the western region for the 2012 Special Olympics bowling tournament Sunday.
Catawba County residents and businesses are winning big in the O-N-E’s ‘Shop Local’ Hometown Christmas promotion.
Newton resident McDonald Foster won $100 in Hometown Christmas bucks by supporting locally-owned businesses in the area.
The number of hungry families in Catawba County is growing, but a new grass roots relief organization is bringing families additional assistance by using a food donation method as simple as its name.
PORCH (People Offering Relief from Community Hunger) is a non-profit food assistance program designed to help those that are not fully served by existing relief organizations.
Four Catawba County soccer players were chosen by the North Carolina Soccer Coaches Association (NCSCA) as 2012 All-State team members.
Among those athletes chosen include Newton-Conover's Chandler Johnson, St. Stephens' Andrew Barton and Hickory's Carlos Sevilla and Marcos Vargas.
The CVCC men's basketball team pulled out to a 30-point lead by halftime en route to a 87-57 victory against the Belmont Abbey JV on Monday, 87-57.
Rashawn Edwards led the Bucs (6-1) with 15 points, while Josh McClain and Jalen Cannady added 14 points each in a balanced scoring effort for CVCC.
They were two words on a sponsor's banner draped behind the Philadelphia Eagles' postgame podium: Imagine. Change.
For disgusted Eagles fans, that's all they can do, especially with coach Andy Reid still running the show. They won't have to imagine much longer.
Russell Westbrook tipped away a pass, got into the open court all by himself and then braced for a big take-off and a signature throwdown dunk. Instead, he meekly flipped the ball into the basket and grinned sheepishly at the Oklahoma City Thunder bench after the miscue.