Archive - Aug 2012
Shelves upon shelves of new and antique items for sale. While looking for a fishing pole, shoppers could end up with an arm full of collectables before they ever leave the store. The new variety mall in Maiden, Pickers Paradise gives the collectors as well as bargain shoppers plenty of merchandise. The grand opening of the new variety mall is this Saturday at noon.
For the first time in more than 30 years state health standards are changing. This means North Carolina restaurant ratings may look lower than usual.
Members of a Conover church love their city and want to show it.
Tri-City Baptist Church is working with Feed The Homeless, Meals on Wheels, Conover Police Department and many other programs to give back to the community for the next two months.
A missing man’s family is offering a $2,000 reward in hopes of finding the 71-year-old Hickory man.
The Hickory Crawdads kept their playoff hopes alive, treating fans to a win in the teamâ€™s regular season home finale Thursday.
Hickoryâ€™s Zach Cone and Drew Robinson both homered, while starting pitcher Will Lamb allowed no runs in five innings, helping lift the Crawdads to the 3-1 victory against the Lexington Legends at L.P. Frans Stadium.
St. Stephens lost its opener in the Northwestern 3A/4A conference in four sets to Watauga on Thursday 25-17, 25-19, 21-25 and 25-20.
Breanna Hall and Jenna Boliek led Saint (6-1, 0-1) with seven kills each. Baily Cloninger tallied 13 assists, while Katelyn Houser added 11 assists and eight digs.
Defensively, Ashley Markland recorded 15 digs.
Maiden 3, Bunker Hill 0
Jayvee football season continued on Thursday with four match-ups featuring Catawba County football squads.
Five Catawba County football squads were all in action Thursday night.
Below are scores from the county, as well as ones in the surrounding areas.
East Lincoln 19, Bandys 0
Fred T. Foard 19, West Lincoln 6
North Lincoln 40, Bunker Hill 14
A 50-yard field goal attempt by Justin Medlock with 32 seconds left sailed wide left, enabling the Pittsburgh Steelers to hold on for the 17-16 victory over the Carolina Panthers in both team's preseason finales on Thursday.
Quarterback Charlie Batch led Pittsburgh (3-1), throwing for 102 yards, including a 37-yard first-quarter touchdown to Emmanuel Sanders.
After beating Cherryville 4-1 earlier this season, the Bunker Hill soccer team was even more impressive in its second outing against the Ironmen.
Paced by a three-goal performance from freshman Richard Xiong, the Bears blanked Cherryville 7-0 in Claremont on Wednesday.
The Newton-Conover girls tennis team picked up its first win of the season on Wednesday, shutting out Alexander Central 9-0 at home.
Newton-Conover 9, Alexander Central 0