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June 11th

Ford makes slight changes to 2013 Fusion

June 11, 2012

CHARLOTTE — Ford is making slight modifications to the 2013 Fusion it plans to use next season in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series.

Some of the updates announced Monday are designed to add additional brand identity through new grille work and hood lines.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

June 11, 2012

Lucille Bowman Lynch, 90, of Newton, died Sunday, June 10, 2012, at Abernethy Laurels in Newton. The Lynch family entrusted funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.

Caroline Elizabeth Robertson Femrite, 90, of Newton, died June 9, 2012, at Abernethy Laurels.

Latino ministry relocates in Hickory

June 11, 2012

A Hickory-based ministry that provides services to thousands of Latino citizens in Catawba County each year recently moved.

Centro Latino moved into Maiden Chapel Baptist Church's new Faith Center on May 26.

Sisters to open Newton bakery

June 11, 2012

Lately, people have been asking sisters Judy Early and Teresa Blalock, “Which one is ‘Marie’ and which one is ‘Twannette?’”

Another arrested in shootout

June 11, 2012

Authorities arrested a Conover man in relation to an April gang-related shooting at a Hickory gas station.

Jordan Olajuwon Ramseur, 25, of 3176 Keisler Dairy Road in Conover, is the fifth suspect to be arrested in connection to the shootout, which took place April 28 at the Quality Mart Shell gas station on Lenoir-Rhyne Boulevard in Hickory.

June 8th

HIckory Post 48 suffers its first loss of the season

June 8, 2012

After seven-straight wins, Post 48’s first loss was due to happen at any time.

Lincoln County drove in eight runs on 12 hits to come away with the 8-7 win against Hickory on Friday at Henkel-Alley Field at the American Legion Fairgrounds.

With the loss, Post 48 falls to 7-1 on the season.

11 runs, 16 hits doom 'Dads in loss to Drive

June 8, 2012

The Greenville Drive pounded out 11 runs on 16 hits on Friday to take the series opener against the Hickory Crawdads, picking up an 11-6 victory at L.P. Frans Stadium.

The Drive (31-29) scored in all but three innings of the game, including two runs in the first and sixth.

Greenville's biggest inning came in the seventh when it plated four runs.

Former UNC hoops star Pete Brennan dies at 75

June 8, 2012

DURHAM — Former North Carolina basketball star Pete Brennan, whose crucial shot in the semifinals helped the Tar Heels win the 1957 national championship, died Friday after a fight with cancer, his daughter said.

Powder poses no threat to Maiden church

June 8, 2012

State tests confirmed a suspicious powder delivered to a Maiden church Thursday did not pose a bioterrorism or health risk.

A suspect package arrived at Providence Road Baptist Church on Thursday, prompting a local and state investigation.

Saturday, June 9, 2012

June 8, 2012

Albert William Rothenburg, 74, of Newton, died Friday, June 8, 2012, at Palliative CareCenter & Hospice of Catawba Valley.  Memorials may be made to Albert Rothenburg Funeral Fund, 2891 Old Conover Startown Road, Apt. A, Newton, NC 28658.

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