Archive - Feb 2013
Nadene Arndt Bumgarner, 87, of Catawba passed away Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 at Abernathy Laurels in Newton. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Bumgarner family.
The Conover City Council met Monday night and handled a wide variety of municiple business.
Catawba Valley Community College’s Office of Multicultural Affairs invites the community to attend its Black History Month Celebration from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday., Feb. 28 in the CVCC Tarlton Complex (formerly CVCC Multipurpose Complex).
Entertainment begins at 6 p.m.; the program and awards begins at 7 p.m.
Competing at rival high schools in the same sport in the same events, prep swimmers Jake Pierce and Sava Turcanu are the best of friends.
The duo competes Friday at the 3A state swimming championships at the Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary, while supporting one another.
The Catawba Valley Community College baseball team kicked off its 2013 season on Monday at Henkel-Alley Field with a 13-1 blasting of the Lenoir-Rhyne junior varsity squad.
The Bucs improve to 1-0 on the year, while the Bears fall to 0-1.
LeBron James scored 31 points and Chris Bosh added 23 to lead Miami past Charlotte 99-94 Monday night, the Heat's 10th consecutive victory against the Bobcats.
Dwyane Wade had 20 points and 12 rebounds for Miami, which has won nine of its last 10 at home. James was 13 for 14 from the field, for a career-best 93-percent shooting. The Heat improved to 19-3 on their home floor.
Joseph Lashaunn Smith, 35, of Lenoir, was convicted of Felony Indecent Liberties with a Child after a three day trial in Catawba County Criminal Superior Court this week.
From blowout to blackout to shootout, Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens had just enough power to survive one of the most electric Super Bowls ever.
The outage flipped the momentum to the San Francisco 49ers, but the Ravens used a last-gasp defensive stand to hold on Sunday night, 34-31.
James Harden had 21 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists for his first career triple-double in the Houston Rockets' 109-95 win over the Charlotte Bobcats on Saturday night.
Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly was named the 2012 Associated Press Defensive Rookie of the Year on Saturday.
Kuechly, the ninth overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, led the NFL in tackles with 164 this season. He was 15 tackles ahead of the second-best total by San Francisco's NaVorro Bowman.