Archive - Jul 2012
Catawba County Economic Development Corp. is seeking up to $4 million in state loan funding to help establish a new multi-jurisdictional business park.
Claremont has a problem that really stinks, and they are hoping a reward will inspire area residents to help solve the issue.
The city has been receiving septic wastewater at its wastewater treatment plants, according to information provided by City Manager Doug Barrick.
Catawba County is beginning development of a plan to provide long-term support to agricultural land in the county that will focus on economic development for agriculture and the recruitment of young farmers.
The public is invited to submit ideas and suggestions online at www.catawbacountync.gov/Planning/Sustainability/ or at a set of public workshops that begin Monday.
Davey Lee Glover, 59, of Newton passed away on Thursday, July 5, 2012 at Palliative CareCenter & Hospice of Catawba Valley in Sherrills Ford. The Glover family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.
Continuing its offensive output this postseason, Hickory Post 48 scored more than 10 runs for the third-straight playoff game, knocking off Kings Mountain at Henkel-Alley Field on Thursday, 12-10.
With the 3-0 series win, Hickory (18-4) advances to the second round of the playoffs, where it meets the Gaston Braves (13-4), who swept Henderson County.
After being one-hit against Hickory on the Fourth of July, the Delmarva Shorebirds returned the favor in game two of the series, handing the 'Dads a 6-4 loss at L.P. Frans Stadium on Thursday.
The Shorebirds (4-10 in the second half, 32-51 overall) were powered by a two-run fourth inning and three-run sixth frame, overcoming a 4-2 deficit in the game to take the lead for good.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. â€” Bruton Smith has an idea how to create more excitement in NASCAR.
NASCAR President Mike Helton didn't sound very interested in the billionaire track promoter's suggestion to throw bogus cautions to bunch up the field. Smith argued last weekend at Kentucky that long green-flag runs are damaging NASCAR and floated his theory on creating mandatory cautions.
Verdell C. Martin, 87, entered into the glorious presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on July 5, 2012 at her home. The Martin family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 940 29th Ave. NE, Hickory, NC (828.267.5740).
A new program recently created by the Newton Recreation Department is allowing seniors throughout Catawba County a chance to not only relax, but become energized and rejuvenated.
“Tai Chi for Seniors” takes place ever Friday afternoon from 1-2 p.m. at the lower level of Newton Recreation Center for a suggested donation of $3 per class.
Five hours after Billy Lee Tolbert disappeared from the Hickory American Legion Fairgrounds, police found him safe at home in the Hudson area.
"He had made his way to Hickory White Furniture near Lenoir-Rhyne University," said Newton Police Chief Don Brown.