Archive - Dec 21, 2012
On Dec. 20, the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division with the assistance of the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations served a search warrant at the residence of 2615 12th Ave. Drive NE in Conover as a result of an ongoing drug investigation.
Two Newton residents and a family from Sherrills Ford each won a grand prize pack valued at $800.
Jessica Nicholas from Newton dropped her entry slip into the Hometown Christmas gift box while she was paying her city of Newton utility bill at Newton’s city hall.
To end the nine week grading period, South Newton’s second grade welcomed WBTV’s Al Conklin to finish their science unit in weather. The students were eager to meet the local celebrity and Meteorologist.
All seven Catawba County high schools have changed athletic directors after the calendar year.
Three county athletic directors, including Chad Smith (Fred T. Foard), Dennis Whitener (St. Stephens) and Randy Lowman (Bandys), are leaving their respective schools effective Dec. 31.
Behind 18 points from Kerigan Farley and 13 points from Zach Houston, the St. Stephens boys basketball team continue its impressive start to the season with a 52-38 victory against Bandys on Thursday in Catawba.
With the non-conference, the Indians improve to 9-0 on the season. Bandys falls to 2-5 on the year.