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Archive - 2012

November 14th

Walker's jumper lifts Bobcats over Wolves, 89-87

November 15, 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.

Schools honored for Doing the Unthinkable

November 14, 2012

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.  

Houck arrested on sex charges

November 14, 2012

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.

Home destroyed

November 14, 2012

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.

November 13th

Lady Bucs ready for NJCAA tournament appearance

November 14, 2012

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.

Newton-Conover eliminated; Hickory in 3A title game

November 14, 2012

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.

Sessions scores 21 as Bobcats beat Wizards 92-76

November 14, 2012

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.

BREAKING: Bobcats trade Carroll, acquire Warrick

November 13, 2012

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.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

November 13, 2012

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.

Kiwanis Club welcomes new President Lawing

November 13, 2012

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.

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