Archive - Nov 8, 2012
For the second time in the 2012 calendar year, a sports team from Catawba Valley Community College prepares to take the national stage.
The Lady Bucs volleyball program won the Region X/District P tournament last weekend at Brunswick Community College to advance to the National Junior College Athletic Association National Championships in Toledo, Ohio from Nov. 15-17.
County rivals Bandys and Newton-Conover collide tonight on the football field at Gurley Stadium for a chance to continue their respective playoff runs.
The game is a rematch of a 35-14 victory by the Red Devils on Sept. 21.
To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Fort Dobbs in Statesville will give visitors the chance to interact with military re-enactors across time and learn how their uniforms, equipment and experience have evolved over the past 300 years. Cannon and small arms demonstrations will also be featured.
Traffic was backed up for more than a half an hour as Newton Police Department investigated an accident that occurred at the intersection of N.C. 10 and Sigmon Dairy Road. Newton Police reported that Thomas Melvin Peeler Jr., 56 of Newton was charged with a DWI and failure to yield when he turned in front of Steven George Lutz, 58 of Hickory.
Calvin O’Bryan Fuller Jr., infant son of Tiffany Deanne Fuller and Calvin O’Bryan Fuller of Conover, was born and died on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Catawba Valley Medical Center. A graveside service was held Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in the Garden of Angels section of Jenkins Cemetery in Newton.