Archive - Jul 4, 2012
The Hickory Crawdads returned home in style on Wednesday before 5,468 fans â€” the most people to attend a single 'Dads game at L.P. Frans Stadium in the past five years.
Left-handed starting pitcher Will Lamb and right-handed reliever Nick McBride combined to toss a one-hitter, helping the Crawdads to a 3-1 Independence Day victory over the Delmarva Shorebirds.
Margaret Cecelia Clark, age 71, of Newton passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at Brian Center in Hickory. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Clark family.
When Edith Pirkle moved from Lake Norman to Maiden, she said she felt like the town was missing something.
"The town didn't have a parade," she said. "I thought, 'What could I do?' So I started a a parade for the Fourth of July."
Twenty-nine defendants were convicted of felony offenses and sentenced during the week of Criminal Superior Court held June 25 – June 29, 2012 in Burke, Caldwell and Catawba County.
Catawba County defendants convicted include:
Close your eyes and picture it: small-town America.
Looking for something â€ścoolâ€ť to do locally this July 4th?
The Newton Parks & Recreation Department is planning an â€śIndependence Day Splash Bashâ€ť at the city of Newton Swimming Pool on Wednesday, 1-6 p.m.
For the price of pool admission, area residents can visit the pool for a refreshing swim, and join in games, contests, and activities for the entire family.