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June 20th

Community rushes to pregnant mother's aid

June 20, 2012

Monita Gibbs was due to give birth to a son on Tuesday, but a different kind of emergency brought neighbors, police and fire to the Conover home of the mother of a disabled child.

"I went into the laundry room and I just saw smoke," she said. "A lot of smoke."

Newton explores costly road repair

June 20, 2012

A city street has caught the attention of Newton City Council member Tom Rowe and he said he wants to see something done about it.

Man Killed

June 20, 2012

A Newton man was killed Tuesday afternoon when he was hit by a car while riding a lawnmower near his mailbox.

June 19th

Hickory Post 48's offense explodes in 12-2 victory

June 20, 2012

For the second-straight day, the Hickory offensive onslaught continued.

Post 48 score seven runs on six hits in the bottom of the second inning on its way to a 12-2 mercy-rule victory against visiting Moundsville (W.Va.) on Tuesday at Henkel-Alley Field.

4 'Dads help pace Northern All-Stars in 3-2 win

June 20, 2012

Four of the five Hickory Crawdads All-Star representatives helped pace the Northern Division to the 3-2 victory against the Southern Division in the 2012 SAL All-Star Game, before 6,099 fans at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park in Charleston, S.C. on Tuesday night.

Hickory shortstop Hanser Alberto, who played the entire game, drove in one of the Northern side's runs.

Heat top Thunder 104-98 in Game 4 of NBA Finals

June 19, 2012

MIAMI, Fla. — LeBron James better get well fast. He's about to play for a championship.

Hardly able to move, James returned from a left leg injury to make the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 2:54 remaining and the Miami Heat held off Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder for a 104-98 victory on Tuesday night and a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

June 19, 2012

Marilyn Fay Dickson Adinolfi, age 63, of Claremont passed away Monday, June 18, 2012 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. A Memorial Service will be Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Burke Mortuary Chapel in Newton with Rev. Don Bledsoe officiating.

NCHS alumni cook up fund-raising idea

June 19, 2012

Newton-Conover High School alumni are cooking up a unique fundraiser that could be just the recipe the school's media center needs to get more books.

Red Devil alumni graduating between 1957 and 1995 shared their favorite recipes and compiled a cookbook to raise money in support of current and future Newton-Conover High School students.

County waives landfill fees

June 19, 2012

In a move that could eliminate abandoned, eyesore buildings and spur new economic development, Catawba County leaders will waive certain landfill and erosion control permit fees beginning July 1.

Man tries to set home on fire

June 19, 2012

A man tried to set his residence on fire after a disagreement with his mother over the telephone.

Timothy Joseph Fairbanks Jr., 31, was arrested about 5 p.m. Monday afternoon and charged with arson after an incident on Linville Drive in Hickory.

For the second time in less than a week, the St. Stephens junior varsity football team tasted...
Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Bunker...
Will Saenger scored three goals — all in the second half — leading Fred T. Foard to a 5-0 victory...

 

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