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GAME OF THE WEEK: Maiden starts 'Lincoln' gauntlet

October 24, 2013

MAIDEN — After it beat every Catawba County team on its schedule, the Maiden football team faces the first of three-straight Lincoln County teams starting tonight.

The Blue Devils (8-0, 4-0) welcome West Lincoln for the school’s Annual Homecoming game.

JV FOOTBALL: Thursday's Catawba County scores

October 24, 2013

Below is a look at Thursday's junior varsity football scores involving Catawba County teams:

JV football
Bandys 36, Bunker Hill 0
Hickory 37, Fred T. Foard 26
Lincolnton 18, Newton-Conover 12
Maiden 36, West Lincoln 30
South Caldwell 47, St. Stephens 6

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Thursday's playoff scores

October 24, 2013

Below is a look at Thursday's 2A and 3A prep volleyball playoff scores involving Catawba County teams, as well as Saturday's third round schedule of games:

2A playoffs

Thursday's scores
Newton-Conover 3, Draughn 0 (25-14, 25-21, 25-12)
Hendersonville 3, Bunker Hill 0 (25-12, 25-14, 25-16)

Saturday's games
Hendersonville (20-7) at Newton-Conover (21-5), TBD

Historical association presents ‘Haunted History’

October 24, 2013

The city of Newton, the Catawba County Historical Association, along with the help of Once Upon A Time children’s book store in Newton and the city of Newton Festival and Events Committee, are proud to announce the return of Cynthia Moore Brown for “Haunted History,” Saturday, Oct. 26. The spooky storytelling event is scheduled from 5-8 p.m.

Local bar embraces Carolina shine

October 24, 2013

Celebrating the grand opening just a little less than a month ago, Matt Miller's new bar, Bootleggers' Whiskey Bar Grill is open and ready to welcome locals with a taste of Carolina liquors.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

October 24, 2013

No obituaries were reported at press time

Police officers recovering after injuries in chase

October 24, 2013

CLAREMONT — One Claremont police officer is suffering bruises while another was seeing a specialist Wednesday after the two men were injured during a chase Tuesday evening.

The chase began as a routine traffic stop for stolen tags near the intersection of Cobbs Drive and North Lookout Street.

Police charge suspect in gas station hold-up

October 24, 2013

NEWTON — Newton Police have charged a Maiden man with holding up the Hess-Wilco gas station/convenience store on U.S. 321-Business in Newton, and firing shots at a witness' vehicle.

Dimitris Rashawn Williams, 21, of 307 S. D. Ave. in Maiden, was taken into custody Wednesday, according to multiple sources.

Williams faces several sets of charges in the incident, according to county records.

Paws-on reading

October 24, 2013

NEWTON — “A dog can’t be p-i-n-k,” Sarah Wilson, 6, sounds out in a meek, shy voice. Sarah is tucked away in a corner of the Catawba County Library in Newton reading her “Pinkalicious” book. She is wearing pink flip-flops, a pink shirt and pink shorts.

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