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Archive - Feb 2013

February 8th

Pearson retires after 40 years of county service

February 8, 2013

Polly Pearson recently retired from Catawba County Social Services after 40 years of helping people cope with life’s challenges. Originally hired in June of 1972, she taught people the daily skills needed for a successful life.

February 7th

Cousins helping establish Maiden swim tradition

February 8, 2013

A pair of Cousins are helping to establish a new tradition for future swimmers at Maiden High School.

Seniors Christian Holdren and Alex Williams are helping set a new bar for the Blue Devil swim program despite each having only swam at the school for two years.

SIGNING DAY: County seniors ink with colleges

February 7, 2013

Seniors athletes across Catawba County made their college decisions official on Wednesday during National Signing Day.

Students from four area high schools — Bandys, Hickory, Maiden and Newton-Conover — took place in mock signings to finalize their collegiate and athletic choices.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's hoops scores

February 7, 2013

Below is a look at Wednesday's prep basketball scores in Catawba County:

Boys basketball
Fred T. Foard 69, Watauga 41

Girls basketball
Fred T. Foard 70, Watauga 39

Cavaliers declaw Bobcats in Cleveland, 122-95

February 7, 2013

Kyrie Irving spent the fourth quarter on the bench watching and relaxing with the other starters.

No need for any heroics from the All-Star guard this time.

The Cavaliers finally rolled to an easy win the way they used to on a regular basis when LeBron James was Cleveland's hard-court king.

February 6th

Thursday, February 7, 2013

February 6, 2013

Willie Mae Abernathy Mundy, 90, formerly of Long Island Rd., Catawba, passed away, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 at the Statesville Brian Center. Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family of Willie Mae Mundy.

Truck strikes house

February 6, 2013

Newton Police and Fire officials investigated a truck that rolled into a house Wednesday morning at 311 North Caldwell Avenue. No one was injured and there was minimal property damage according to city sources.

Newton handles two tough issues

February 6, 2013

Tuesday night the  Newton City Council agreed to change its zoning ordinance text amendment to allow indoor shooting range, gun and ammunition sales and ammunition manufacturing and assembly within the city’s general manufacturing district.

February 5th

Red Devils, Bears and Indians gear up for postseason

February 6, 2013

Bunker Hill High School hosted a tri-match on the wrestling mat Tuesday with CVAC mate Newton-Conover and Northwestern 3A/4A foe St. Stephens.

The Red Devils picked up a 57-15 victory against the Bears to close out an undefeated Catawba Valley 2A slate, while the Indians notched a 49-25 non-conference win against Bunker.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's prep scoreboard

February 6, 2013

Below is a look at Tuesday's prep basketball and wrestling scores:

Boys basketball
Bandys 61, Maiden 28
Newton-Conover 59, Bunker Hill 38
South Caldwell 54, Hickory 52

Girls basketball
Bandys 80, Maiden 43
Fred T. Foard 56, Hibriten 29
Hickory 66, South Caldwell 31
Newton-Conover 53, Bunker Hill 44

Prep wrestling
Bandys 39, Maiden 24

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