Archive - Jun 2012
N.C. 10 was closed for several hours Thursday morning when a tractor-trailer truck overturned and spilled about 20 tons of corn along the roadway west of Catawba's town limits.
Two men face murder charges after a Wednesday night shooting that left one man dead and another seriously injured in the Vale area.
Robert Whaley had big shoes to fill in the Post 48 pitching rotation entering this summer, but he is exceeding expectations.
After Hickory lost starters Jeremy Null and Tyler Poole â€” both Div. I pitchers and MLB draftees â€” Whaley said he knew he would have to step up.
Hickory Post 48 picked up another win in Area IV Western Division play, knocking off Henderson County at Henkel-Alley Field on Wednesday, 9-1.
With the victory, Hickory improves to 12-2 overall and 9-1 in the Area IV Western Division.
Henderson County falls to 6-12 overall and 1-8 in Western Division play.
CHICAGO, Ill. â€” 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.
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.
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."
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.
A Newton man was killed Tuesday afternoon when he was hit by a car while riding a lawnmower near his mailbox.
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.