Archive - Jul 17, 2012
For the second-straight year, the Startown Optimist Club is hosting a Babe Ruth Baseball tournament â€” this time in Newton.
The double-elimination tournament features some of the best baseball players in the Southeast region of the United States.
Newton-Conover football players Jake Walker and Jervasse Moss take the field for the final time in their prep football careers Wednesday when they play in the 64th Annual North Carolina Coaches Association East-West All-Star Football Game.
The game takes place at Jamieson Stadium at Grimlsey High School in Greensboro.
SALISBURY, Md. â€” Delmarva scored eight runs in the first three innings of Tuesday's game and held off a comeback by Hickory to come away with the 8-5 South Atlantic League victory.
Nick Delmonico and Wynston Sawyer led the Shorebirds (9-16 in the second half, 37-57 overall) with two RBIs each. Glynn Davis, Michael Ohlman and Brenden Webb also drove in an RBI each for Delmarva.
Frances Spencer Winters, 90, of Conover, went to be with her Lord on Monday, July 16, 2012 at Palliative CareCenter and Hospice of Catawba Valley. The Winters family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation in Conover.
Four trailblazers in the Newton-Conover City Schools system were appropriately saluted for their service to the school system — with red blazers.
Recently Newton-Conover City Schools presented the first Red Blazer Awards to four individuals who have played an integral role to the success of the school system.
Police issues 880 traffic and criminal violations in Catawba County during the "Booze it and Lose it" campaign during the July 4 holiday period. Among those there were 19 driving while intoxicated arrests made in the county.
Statewide, there were 63,485 traffic and criminal violations during the period, including 1,937 DWI arrests.
As debate over fees and rules of Internet sweepstakes businesses continues throughout Catawba County, leaders in Maiden are taking a step back and trying to get a better understanding of the situation.