Newton-Conover High School entered this week with $1,068.93 raised for the “Coaches vs. Cancer” charity program.
After Monday night, the school more than doubled its total and neared its goal of $2,500 raised.
Catawba County Sheriff’s deputies shot an armed woman near Catawba, Tuesday afternoon.
Deputies responded to a 911 call from a residence at 4787 U.S. 70 East a little after 12:30 p.m.
The caller reported that a female family member there was armed and possibly suicidal.
The basketball rivalry between Newton-Conover and Maiden continued on the court Monday with a pair of ugly outcomes.
The Red Devils swept the hoops action against the rival Blue Devils at NCHS.
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