Archive - Jul 2012
Police are investigating a rash of 14 car break-ins in Maiden and the surrounding areas.
Maiden Police Chief Tracy Ledford said that thieves broke into 11 vehicles in the Brookwood, Oakwood and Springdale residential developments between Wednesday night and Thursday morning. He estimated the total value of items stolen at about $1,500.
CHAPEL HILL â€” North Carolina is vacating former receiver Hakeem Nicks' statistics from 2008 because he was ineligible that season.
Team spokesman Kevin Best said Friday that Nicks' records and stats from that year will remain in the media guide but be noted with an asterisk.
Returning home from a lengthy eight-game road trip, the Hickory Crawdads put on a show on the mound and behind the plate before a packed crowd of 2,573 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium on Thursday.
CHAPEL HILL â€” North Carolina linebacker Darius Lipford will miss this season after injuring a knee ligament for a second time.
Team officials say Lipford injured his left anterior cruciate ligament Thursday during a rehab session. He is scheduled to have reconstructive surgery in August.
He originally injured the knee during the Independence Bowl last December.
Emma Lee Crawford Vos, 66, of Hickory, wife, mother, and beloved friend went home to be with the Lord on July 17, 2012 at Palliative CareCenter and Hospice of Catawba Valley. The Vos family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home, 940 29th Ave NE, Hickory.
St. Stephens High School has named its next boys soccer coach.
The Indians tabbed Cory Morgan, a former Hickory and Lenoir-Rhyne standout, to be their next leader of the boys soccer program on Thursday.
Morgan replaces Chris Nelson, who stepped down in January after two seasons as the head coach of the team to take a job in South Carolina.
Mildred Ann Huffman Setzer, 65, of Hickory, slipped away peacefully and went to be with the Lord on July 18, 2012 at Palliative CareCenter and Hospice of Catawba Valley. The Setzer family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home, 940 29th Ave NE, Hickory.
A mother has been charged with manslaughter after her five-year-old son drown at a Catawba County boat club earlier this month. Investigators say the woman was drunk when the boy fell into the water.
Economic development leaders say good news is coming for Catawba County.
With a game and a win under their belt, the Catawba County Hornets are preparing this week to face the Stanly County Panthers on Saturday at Westside/Jaycee Park.
The Hornets (1-0) faced the Panthers in their Central Carolinas Football League season opener last year, winning 24-14.