Archive - Jun 13, 2012
CHARLOTTE â€” The Davidson Wildcats have promoted longtime assistant coach Jim Fox to associate head coach.
Catawba Town Council will hold a special meeting on Monday to discuss next year’s 2012-13 fiscal year budget.
Catawba’s council approved a nearly $1 million budget earlier this month with a split 3-2 decision.
Catawba County education leaders say partnerships are the key to maintaining strong classroom and training programs as state funding allotments continue to be uncertain.
When you think about Catawba County, deserts aren’t the first things that come to mind.
However, they are here — in one way or another.
The far ends of the county are populated by small food deserts, or areas that aren’t in close proximity to fresh produce.
Federal prosecutors dropped all charges Wednesday against John Edwards after his corruption trial ended last month in a deadlocked jury.
Jurors in North Carolina acquitted the former presidential candidate on one count of accepting illegal campaign contributions and deadlocked on five other felony counts. The judge declared a mistrial.
An N.C. DMV license examiner faces more felony charges as part of an ongoing state investigation.
Former Newton examiner and Vale resident Cathy Rudisill now faces 28 counts of wrongfully issuing North Carolina driverâ€™s licenses.
State officials say Rudisill was entering fictitious information into license testing results.
Growing up in North Carolina, Nick McBride is familiar with Catawba County.
The 6-4, 180-pound right-handed pitcher for the Crawdads said he feels at home playing in Hickory after growing up in nearby Lewisville.
To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
After an hour rain delay on Monday, Cherryville Post 100 rose as the lone undefeated team in the American Legion Area IV West Division on Monday.
Post 100 took a 2-0 lead in the first inning and never looked back, handing Hickory Post 48 (8-2, 6-1) its first loss in West Division play and second overall.
Cherryville improves to 10-1, 3-0 in the West Division.