Archive - Jun 18, 2012
The Catawba Valley Junior Golf Tour (CVJGT) played its first match of the season in Catawba County on Monday.
For complete results of the match and to read more of this story, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Hickory Post 48 earned another victory in the Area IV West Division on Monday, knocking off Burke County Post 21 at Henkel-Alley Field at the American Legion Fairgrounds, 17-7.
Colton Chapman and Davis Hanvey led Post 48 (10-2, 8-1) with three RBIs each, while Jordan Eckerd and Jordan Fulbright added two RBIs each.
The Charlotte Bobcats have hired St. John's assistant Mike Dunlap to be their new head coach, two people familiar with the decision said.
The people spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because an official announcement was still being planned for the next two days.
The Charlotte Observer first reported the news.
Bobby Ray Yoder, 80, of Newton passed away on Friday, June 15, 2012 at Palliative CareCenter & Hospice of Catawba Valley. The Yoder family entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.
Bright sunny skies and warming temperatures weren't enough to keep Dick Walker out of the garden Monday.
"It's actually a great day to be out working," he said. "Low humidity and it isn't really hot."
After two Newton leaders balked at plans for a 6.2 percent power rate hike earlier this month, a proposed $38.5 million spending plan is back up for debate.
Newton's Thomas Lilly and Conover's Lee Mitchell both posted solid thir and fourth rounds at the 52nd Annual North Carolina Amateur Championships this past weekend in Durham.
Lilly fired third and fourth rounds of 6-over-par 78 and even-par 72 to finish the tournament with a 12-over-par 300, tying him for 35th place.