Archive - Jun 28, 2012
Frances Louise Gilbert Hall Stapleton, age 72, of Conover passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 9:00-9:45 a.m. at Burke Mortuary in Newton prior to the graveside service.
A group of long-time Catawba County Schools educators who served and led together are now leaving together.
Catawba County Schools Superintendent Glenn Barger is leaving for the second time,and after a career as an educator and two terms on the school board, CCS Board Chair Joyce Spencer announced Tuesday she won't seek re-election.
With record temperatures expected during the weekend ahead, Catawba County's Emergency Management officials remind area residents to be mindful of dangers posed by the heat.
The heat is on in Catawba County, and for the first time in several years, temperatures in Newton, Conover and other communities in the area are expected to reach 100 degrees.
Shuford Abernethy is going home — sort of — and he’s being a good neighbor about it.
Abernethy, president of Abingdon Senior Housing Services, developed Abingdon Glen Village in Hickory, an active adult town home community.
While Abernethy and his wife were visiting in Boston several years ago, they visited Beacon Hill Village.