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Archive - May 2012

May 30th

Merchants hope sale attracts crowd to city

May 30, 2012

Local merchants plan to take advantage of recent city code changes during a downtown sidewalk sale this weekend in Newton.

Organizers say they believe more than 30 local businesses will participate in the inaugural Downtown Newton Merchants Sidewalk Sale scheduled for Friday and Saturday.  

Maiden woman, child killed in crash

May 30, 2012

N.C. Highway Patrol confirms a Maiden-area woman and her daughter were killed when their car collided head-on with a tractor-trailer truck on N.C. 150 about 8 a.m. Wednesday.

Trooper W.A. Martin told The O-N-E that the driver of a 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix was driving westbound on N.C. 150 at the time of the accident.

May 29th

Bucs' World Series ended by Heartland, 7-2

May 29, 2012

Catawba Valley Commmunity College's dream of winning an National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Div. II World Series is over.

After nearly a four-hour rain delay, the Bucs (38-17) fell to Heartland Community College on Tuesday, 7-2.

It was the second time CVCC lost to Heartland (53-7) in the tournament, including a 5-4 opening game defeat in the tournament on Saturday.

3-2 rally win against Shelby starts Post 48’s season

May 29, 2012

After leaving six runners in scoring position in the game and trailing 2-0 in the bottom of the ninth, Post 48 rallied.

A successful bunt by Nick Guarino forced an error that plated Tyler Pait and Logan Gray to tie the game.

Crawdads blank Shorebirds, improve to .500

May 29, 2012

Scoring in six-of-nine innings, the Hickory Crawdads picked up their second-straight win over the Delmarva Shorebirds in Maryland on Tuesday.

Catcher Kevin Torres and first baseman Jhonny Gomez led Hickory (25-25) with two RBIs each.

Zach Cone and Jeremy Williams also drove in an RBI each for the ‘Dads.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

May 29, 2012

Edward Ernest Rockett, 85, died May 28, 2012, after a prolonged illness.  The Rockett family entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation in Conover.

Anti-hate group charges forward

May 29, 2012

Organizers of one of the largest protests in region history hope to balloon their recent success into something bigger.

Sparkman gourds available at memorial luncheon

May 29, 2012

Greater Hickory Metro residents have a chance to grab a piece of gourd history and local treasure next month at a memorial luncheon for National Gourd Lady Margaret Sparkman.  

YMCA officials announced this week they will hold a luncheon in Sparkman’s memory on June 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Adrian L. Shuford YMCA in Conover.

Authorities: No misconduct in officer shooting

May 29, 2012

Authorities determined there was no evidence of criminal misconduct by a Hickory police officer who shot a man during a traffic stop in December.

District 25 Attorney Jay Gaither's office announced the findings this week after a six-month investigation of the shooting.

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