Archive - Jun 2012
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.
Motivated by his lost chance to go to college, Maiden native and Newton resident Charles Henry used officiating to better himself and those around him.
Surviving two rallies by Hickory that tie its game, Lakewood scored a run in the bottom of the eighth inning to come away with the 4-3 victory on Friday in New Jersey.
The Crawdads (36-31) tied the game twice â€” in the top of the sixth inning on a Zach Cone RBI single and in the top of the eighth inning on a Luis Sardinas RBI sacrifice fly.
CHAPEL HILL â€” North Carolina is going from attacking inside with several scoring options to focusing its attention on the perimeter.
Glenda Smyre, of Maiden, died Friday, June 15, 2012, after a battle with cancer since 2002. Goodin-Drum Funeral Home is serving the Smyre family.
Claremont officials are asking residents to share a piece of the past to help preserve the history of the city.
The city of Claremont is on a mission in 2012 to collect old photographs, artifacts and other forms of media to increase the city’s historical collection.
Catawba County commissioners will consider adopting new economic incentives on Monday that will make it easier to eradicate or re-use old, vacant industrial buildings.