Ground was broken on Friday, Nov. 9 for the new South Newton Elementary school. The $11.5 million dollar project will not utilize existing structures and are adding several new state of the art facilities.
“The investment we begin today in this new school is a wise one for the future,” said Newton-Conover City Schools Superintendent Dr. Barry Redmond.
A Catawba man was arrested Thursday and charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.
Ramono Dewan Reid, 29, was arrested after Hickory police received a call around midnight reporting a fight involving a crowd in front of an apartment building on Fifth Avenue, NW, according to Hickory Police Department records.