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July 9, 2012

Earl Andrew McAlister, Jr. passed away Saturday, July 7 at Palliative Care Center & Hospice of Catawba Valley after a long illness.  The family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Cremations in Newton.
 

Boy drowns at Lake Hickory

July 9, 2012

A cookout on Lake Hickory turned tragic Saturday when a five-year-old boy drowned at Dixie Boat Club.

Cody Ray Johnson, 5, was found at the bottom of Lake Hickory after he apparently wandered away from a cookout his mother and siblings attended Saturday evening, said Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid.

CCS race crowded

July 9, 2012

Eight challengers and one incumbent are seeking election to three seats on the Catawba County Schools Board of Education.

At least two of those seats will be filled by new people after Board Chair Joyce Spencer and member Steve Hilton decided they would not seek re-election.

Rough road ahead for Newton leaders

July 9, 2012

Newton leaders will explore a bumpy road when they meet for the city council's regular monthly meeting Tuesday night.

Specifcially, they are planning focus on East 26th Street, which Council member Tom Rowe has called the "one of the worst roads in Newton."

Fire destroys home

July 9, 2012

Firefighters spent nearly 40 minutes trying to contain a fire that destroyed a Newton-area home Friday night.

Crash and roll

July 9, 2012

Tiffany Lynn Gomez, 27, was driving a Kia Sedona Van on McLin Creek Road when she applied the brakes and the vehicle wouldn’t slow down, according to Newton Police reports.

Boy drowns in Lake Hickory

July 9, 2012

A cookout on Lake Hickory turned tragic Saturday when a five-year-old boy drowned at Dixie Boat Club.

Cody Ray Johnson, 5, was found at the bottom of Lake Hickory after he apparently wandered away from a cookout his mother and siblings attended Saturday evening, said Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid.

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