Archive - 2012
Tie game, clock winding down, ball in his hands. It's been a while since Kemba Walker has been in that situation.
When he finally found himself there with the Charlotte Bobcats, the super-slick guard dipped into his UConn bag of tricks. Just like Villanova, Texas, Pitt and most other college teams he vanquished, the Minnesota Timberwolves had no chance.
On Sept. 22, 2012 Frye Regional Medical Center held the Do The Unthinkable 5k featuring Scott Rigsby, the first double-amputee in the world to finish an Ironman distance triathlon with prosthetics at the 140.6-mile World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
A Conover man was arrested by Hickory Police Monday on two felony charges involving sexual assault against children.
Kelly Martin Houck Jr., of 940 27th St., NE, 142, Conover, was arrested at his work place and transferred into custody Monday night around 10:30 p.m. according to HPD Investigator Dustin Nowatka.
Propst Crossroads fire department responded to a fully involved mobile home fire at 3799 Scronce Road in Vale at 7:15 a.m. Wednesday morning.
Units en-route to the scene observed heavy black smoke from the vicinity and called for mutual aid assistance from Union VFD out of Lincoln County.
The Catawba Valley Community College volleyball team is prepared for its sixth appearance in the National Junior College Athletic Association National Tournament in Toledo, Ohio.
The Lady Bucs (34-0) plays Parkland College (42-7) in the opening game of the tournament on Thursday at 9 a.m.
The Newton-Conover and Hickory soccer teams competed on Tuesday for a chance to play in their respective title games.
The Red Devils dropped a heart breaker to Cuthbertson, while Hickory won a tight game against Charlotte Catholic.
Bobcats coach Mike Dunlap talked throughout the offseason about changing the culture in the organization and building a winning atmosphere in Charlotte.
Apparently his players were listening.
The Charlotte Bobcats have acquired forward Hakim Warrick from the New Orleans Hornets in exchange for guard Matt Carroll, the team announced on Tuesday.
Currently in his eighth NBA season, the 6-foot-9 Warrick has career averages of 9.5 points and 4.1 rebounds in 499 games for the Grizzlies, Bucks, Bulls, Suns and Hornets.
Geneva Bost, 88, of Sykesville, Md. died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 at Golden Living Nursing Center in Westminster, MD. She was born Feb. 27, 1924 in Maiden, and was the daughter of the late Klutz L. and Cora Elizabeth Williams.
When Newton Kiwanis Club, Newton-Conover’s oldest civic community service organization and until recent years an all-male group, recently installed new officers it made history.