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Former employee, coach indicted

March 8, 2012

A former Maiden municipal employee and high school soccer coach who once held a position of trust in the town is now indicted for embezzlement.


A Catawba County Grand Jury indicted Dennis Rolando Ly, of Maiden, this week on three felony counts of embezzlement of public funds by a public officer or trustee.


Ly, who worked as a part-time employee for Maiden Parks and Recreation for nearly 15 years, is accused of taking funds intended for sports leagues and other parks and recreation activities for personal use.


The O-N-E Morning Read: Thursday, March 8

March 8, 2012

Fans of the National Gourd Lady are remembering Margaret “Sparky” Sparkman after she passed away in the night Tuesday.

See The O-N-E’s tribute to Sparky, as well as elected officials’ reflections on the perpetually positive “jewel of Conover” — all in the Thursday print edition of The O-N-E.

Government is going live on the Internet, as Conover is working on a project to stream city council meetings on the web.

Police in Hickory busted a small-scale methamphetamine lab after an anonymous tip.

Madi Story went out a winner Monday night during the North Carolina Coaches Association East-West...
In a game that included five ejections, the Catawba County Hornets defeated the rival Carolina...
A native of the state of Washington, Marvin Williams is returning to his North Carolina roots. The...

 

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