Archive - Sep 2012
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.
When Maiden traveled to Bandys for a battle of unbeaten girls tennis teams in the Catawba Valley 2A on Tuesday, something had to give.
The Lady Blue Devils won 5-of-6 singles matches, coming away with a 7-2 victory against the Lady Trojans in Catawba.
The Newton-Conover soccer team opened up play in the Catawba Valley 2A with a 4-0 shutout against Bunker Hill on Tuesday.
Franklin Wepner paced the Red Devils (3-2-1, 1-0-0) with two goals, while Chandler Johnson and Turner Glynn added one each.
Citizens in the Hickory Metro joined those nationwide as they marked the 11th anniversary of terrorist attacks on the United States on Sept. 11, 2001.
Maiden says â€śnoâ€ť more to congested streets and road closes on Halloween.
This year the town is not closing down the street and the two area churches famous for festivities are opting to not participate in the annual event as well.
Richard Todd Carpenter, 49, of Conover, passed away on Sept. 9, 2012 at his residence. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Palliative CareCenter and Hospice of Catawba Valley, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658.
Lavell Hall was approved by the Hickory Public Schools board of education Monday night to serve as the interim boys basketball coach at Hickory High School.