Archive - May 4, 2012
Maiden High School's football program appears to be in turmoil.
Players, parents and boosters in the Maiden community say Buddy King will not coach the high school football team this year.
The school hired King in February following the November resignation of Brian Brown, who led the Maiden football program for four years.
Nora Elizabeth Rice Massey, the last of five children born to the late Clarence and Lena Brown Rice, on Aug. 22, 1928 in Catawba County, departed this life to be with the Lord, on May 2, 2012, at Abernethy Laurels in Newton. Catawba Memorial Park, Funerals & Cremations is providing professional services to the Massey Family.
Police are investigating what appears to be an advertising scam in Conover that swindled at least one local business of its money.
A person posing as an advertising salesman entered Haven Boutique in downtown Conover about 1 p.m. Thursday and sold a fake ad to an employee, police said.
Anyone with information is urged to call the CPD at 828-464-4698.
It’s definitely no secret that Catawba County embraces its strong tradition in high school sports. It could be the state’s best.
However, what if I told you the area’s strongest program is one that’s gone mostly unnoticed in recent years? Would you believe me?
A Georgia woman involved in a 2011 "Bonnie and Clyde" crime spree through Catawba County will spend 10-13 years in prison.
Diana Michelle Dayton, 36, of Lawrenceville, Ga., was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty to a long list of felony charges.
Earlier this week, Michael Bagwell, also of Georgia, received a 14-20-year sentence for his role in the crime spree.
I am writing in response to the editorial written by Thomas S. Kern III (â€śMarriage amendment not about discrimination,â€ť The O-N-E, May 3).