Archive - Jul 2012
The rivalry between the Catawba County Hornets and Iredell County Warriors adds a page to its storied book Saturday when the two teams meet at Westside/Jaycee Park in Central Carolinas Football League action.
The Hornets (1-0), who are coming off a 28-12 win against the Stanly County Panthers last Saturday, try to change the Warriors' domination in the series between the two teams.
Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith signed a 3-year, $18 million extension in April.
Now, he is putting that money to great use.
Smith pledged that he will make a $100,000 donation to the survivors of the shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colo.
Smith released a statement Thursday regarding the generous donation.
INDIANAPOLIS â€” Danica Patrick is back at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Could a return to the Indy 500 be next?
Mary Annetta Hewitt, 90, of Newton, passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at Lutheran Home-West, after a period of declining health. The Hewitt family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.
U.S. 70 was closed about half an hour after a two-car wreck in Conover about 1 p.m.
District 25 Attorney James C. Gaither Jr. said his office is "highly efficient" when it comes to prosecuting intoxicated drivers.
"The prosecution of drunk drivers remains a top priority for the district attorney's office.
A day after right fielder Jordan Akins homered twice, Hickoryâ€™s Alejandro Selen matched his teammateâ€™s impressive feat.
The 5-foot-10 second baseman connected on a pair of leadoff home runs, helping guide Hickory to a 6-3 day game matinee victory over the visiting Delmarva Shorebirds on Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) â€” Newly acquired Jets offensive tackle Jeff Otah has failed his physical and been placed on the active-physically unable to perform list, meaning New York's trade with Carolina is on hold.
CHARLOTTE â€” The Charlotte 49ers have unveiled a crisp white helmet speckled with green as the official headgear of their new football program.
Charlotte coach Brad Lambert says the program put a lot of effort into highlighting the school's brand and adds that the 49ers logo "really pops off this helmet." The logo is on both sides of the helmet.
CHARLOTTE â€” IndyCar Series driver Alex Tagliani has added a NASCAR race to his schedule â€” the Nationwide Series race at Montreal.
Tagliani will drive the No. 30 Chevrolet for Turner Motorsports. The Canadian driver is a fan favorite at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, and finished second in last year's race.