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BCS commissioners settle on plan for playoff

June 20, 2012

CHICAGO, Ill. — The BCS commissioners are backing a playoff plan with the sites for the national semifinals rotating among the major bowl games and a selection committee picking the teams.

The plan will be presented to university presidents next week for approval.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

June 20, 2012

James Carroll White, 65 of Liberty Church Road, Hickory died Monday, June 18, 2012 at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital. The family will receive friends from 2-3:00 pm, in the chapel, one hour prior to the service. 

Community rushes to pregnant mother's aid

June 20, 2012

Monita Gibbs was due to give birth to a son on Tuesday, but a different kind of emergency brought neighbors, police and fire to the Conover home of the mother of a disabled child.

"I went into the laundry room and I just saw smoke," she said. "A lot of smoke."

Newton explores costly road repair

June 20, 2012

A city street has caught the attention of Newton City Council member Tom Rowe and he said he wants to see something done about it.

Man Killed

June 20, 2012

A Newton man was killed Tuesday afternoon when he was hit by a car while riding a lawnmower near his mailbox.

Hickory Post 48's offense explodes in 12-2 victory

June 20, 2012

For the second-straight day, the Hickory offensive onslaught continued.

Post 48 score seven runs on six hits in the bottom of the second inning on its way to a 12-2 mercy-rule victory against visiting Moundsville (W.Va.) on Tuesday at Henkel-Alley Field.

4 'Dads help pace Northern All-Stars in 3-2 win

June 20, 2012

Four of the five Hickory Crawdads All-Star representatives helped pace the Northern Division to the 3-2 victory against the Southern Division in the 2012 SAL All-Star Game, before 6,099 fans at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park in Charleston, S.C. on Tuesday night.

Hickory shortstop Hanser Alberto, who played the entire game, drove in one of the Northern side's runs.

The Newton-Conover boys soccer team survived a downpour in the first half against Lincolnton on...
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Newton-Conover has moved up one spot in the third Associated Press poll of the season. Coming off a...

 

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