Archive - Sep 12, 2012
At the top of its respective conferences, South Iredell and St. Stephens met in a match up of prep volleyballâ€™s best in Hickory on Wednesday.
Battling back and forth almost the entire match, the Lady Indians fought off the Lady Vikings to pick up the non-conference victory in four sets 25-23,18-25, 25-17 and 25-22.
Bouncing back from its first loss of the season, the Fred T. Foard soccer team picked up a 4-0 conference victory against Alexander Central.
The shutout by the Tigers (10-1, 1-1) was their eighth in 11 games this season and fifth on the road.
Scoring goals for Foard were Scottie Whitman, Kenan Ruffner, Ryan Stasiak and Daniel Tomberlin.
CHAPEL HILL â€” Notre Dame got everything it wanted and the Atlantic Coast Conference got Notre Dame.
D. F. Wray, Jr., 92, of Conover passed away Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 at Brian Center in Viewmont. Born April 12, 1920 in Cherokee County, S.C., he was the son of the late D. F. Wray, Sr. and Catherine Flynn Wray. D. F. was a member of Catawba Baptist Church and a veteran of the US Army. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Wray family.
A Taiwanese lighting manufacturer with $31 million in annual retail sales opened its North American headquarters in Conover.
And company leaaders say the decision to come to Catawba County was driven, in part, by payback.
As North Carolina experiences wet weather, Catawba County Health Department, reminds citizens on about serious health problems caused by the flying pesky blood suckers that are now causing deaths.