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Archive - May 2012

May 3rd

Catawba County crime, May 3

May 3, 2012

The Catawba County Sheriff's Office reported the following arrests and incidents this week.

Arrests
* Anthony Chad Shalk, 19, of Hickory, was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and drug violations. He was held in the Catawba County Detention Center on a $1,500 secured bond.

Friday, May 4, 2012

May 3, 2012

Opealee Crawley Jonas, 81, of Vale, died Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Frye Regional Medical Center in Hickory.  Memorials may be made to Corinth Baptist Church, 7929 W. N.C. 10, Vale, NC, 28168.

Fun common catch at Newton lake

May 3, 2012

The pace of life is a bit slower at Herman's Fish Lake — quiet and relaxing, for sure. Occasionally, a rooster will crow, or ducks will quack. Muted conversations among the Saturday anglers drift across the pond.

Fishing space around the lake fills quickly, though — especially when one can fish the entire day for $8.

Catawba plans to fix financial balance

May 3, 2012

The town of Catawba cannot afford to budget as it has in recent years, the town’s manager said Thursday.  

The town, which has seen its revenues fall, then stall, in the midst of a recession, has relied on its fund balance — or town savings — to help balance the budget since the mid-2000s.

SOURCE: 49ers headed to Conference USA

May 3, 2012

CHARLOTTE — Two people familiar with the situation say Charlotte is leaving the Atlantic 10 and rejoining Conference USA in the 2013-14 season.

The people spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press because an announcement has not yet been made. The university has scheduled a Friday news conference.

BREAKING: Parochial schools to remain in NCHSAA

May 3, 2012

A vote to remove non-boarding parochial schools from the North Carolina High School Athletic Association has failed.

The NCHSAA sent a ballot to its 390 schools last month allowing principals to vote on changing a rule that allows Charlotte Catholic, Kernersville McGuinness and Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons to be members in the organization.

Seven protesters arrested near Sherrills Ford

May 3, 2012

Seven Greenpeace protesters were arrested near Sherrills Ford on Thursday morning after chaining themselves to railroad tracks to show opposition to Duke Energy and Apple Inc.

Railroad technicians had to halt a train heading for the Marshall Steam Station in Terrell after the protesters bolted themselves to the tracks with steel tubes and branded railroad cars with the iconic Apple logo.

CCS superintendent selection expected soon

May 3, 2012

The identity of the next Catawba County Schools superintendent may be revealed Monday afternoon.

The CCS Board of Education is set to provide an update on the search and consider a contract for a successor to current system leader Glenn Barger.

Barger is set to retire at the end of June.

The O-N-E Morning Read: Thursday, May 7

May 3, 2012

In breaking news Thursday morning, The O-N-E is delivering information about a crime north of St. Stephens where police say a women shot her husband and set her home on fire to hide the murder.

Details are all online, and the complete story will be delivered in Friday’s edition of The O-N-E: http://www.observernewsonline.com/content/breaking-woman-shoots-husband-....

Dear Editor: Children do best when raised by mother and father

May 3, 2012

Dear editor:

The marriage amendment is not about or intended to discriminate. It is about preserving and protecting an institution that has existed for almost thousands of years.

The Greater Hickory Kia Classic golf tournament won't be returning for a 13th year on the Champions...
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...
WINSTON-SALEM — Chazz Surratt threw for a score and ran for another to help East Lincoln beat...

 

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