The N.C. Department of TransportationÂ awarded $6.2 million this week for the replacement of six bridges in the region, including two in Catawba County.
A design and construction contract was awarded to R.E. Burns & Sons Company Inc. of Statesville. Work can begin as early as April 30 and be completed by Nov. 1, 2014.
Claremontâ€™s Ray Ball sometimes spends up to 60 hours a week working for Claremont Fire Department, but he never gets a paycheck. Read more about the military veteran and dedicated volunteer's service to his hometown in the Friday edition of The O-N-E.