Archive - Dec 14, 2012
Newton residents Wanda Mitchell and Johnathan Hall won $100 in Hometown Christmas bucks by supporting locally-owned businesses in the area.
INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine recently recognized Catawba Valley Community College with the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award for its efforts to embrace diversity and inclusion in its faculty, staff, students and suppliers.
CVCC was one of only five community colleges in the country, and the only one in North Carolina, to receive the award.
Catawba County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with Lincoln County Narcotics Division, arrested Jason Richard Dickerson, 31, of 3442 Fostall Lane, Maiden on Sunday, Dec. 9. Dickerson was charged with seven counts of Contempt of Court (Perjury) violations and 11 counts of various Felony possession and drug trafficking charges.
Forty-six prep football players in Catawba County were honored as either All-Catawba Valley 2A or All-Northwestern 3A/4A selections following the 2012-13 season.
Leading those honored are a trio of Newton-Conover Red Devils, including quarterback Kevin Cline, kicker Chandler Johnson and head coach Brint Russell.
The Hickory boys basketball team suffered its second setback of the season on Thursday, falling on the road against Statesville, 90-78.
Jaquan Warren led the Greyhounds (3-1) with 22 points, while Justin Daniels added 17 points.
Raheim Connelly scored 18 points to lead Hickory (4-2).
Hickory 77, Statesville 29
Kyle Korver thinks the Atlanta Hawks have been too hesitant to beat a struggling opponent decisively.
That wasn't the case this time.
Devin Harris scored 20 points, Josh Smith added 18 and the surging Hawks beat Charlotte 113-90 on Thursday night to hand the Bobcats their 10th straight defeat.