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Archive - May 6, 2013

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May 6, 2013

Ashley Moore Hart, 42, of Hickory, went home to be with her Lord, Sunday, May 5, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice.  The Hart family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Cremations in Newton.

Claremont names new police chief

May 6, 2013

Claremont is excited to announce its new Police Chief, Deputy Chief Gary Bost, to assume the post vacated by longtime Chief Gerald Tolbert.

Teacher arrested for peeping

May 6, 2013

A Hickory teacher made his first appearance in court at the Catawba County Justice Center on Monday for two counts of Felony Secret Peeping.

Scott William Grantham, 50, of 1371 5th St. NE in Hickory was arrested on Friday, May 3 at Arndt Middle School for the two felony charges. Grantham was an English as Second Language  teacher at the school.

Rapper arrested in Conover

May 6, 2013

The headline act for the Conover Tavern was arrested Saturday at the Holiday Inn Express in Conover for drug related offenses.

Rap artist, Sean P. Joseph from Atlanta Ga., was arrested and charged with Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver marijuana, simple assault and Possession of Scheduled III Controlled substance.

PREP PLAYOFFS: Tuesday and Wednesday's games

May 6, 2013

Below is a look at Tuesday and Wednesday's prep sports playoff game (weather permitting):

Prep baseball

CVAC championship (at Hickory American Legion Fairgrounds)
Bandys (17-7) vs. Draughn (14-9), 7 p.m.

Prep softball

CVAC championship (at Maiden High School)
Maiden (19-3) vs. Draughn (15-9), 6 p.m.

Prep soccer

SCHEDULE CHANGES: Tournaments postponed

May 6, 2013

A number of different prep sports events from Monday were postponed due to rain in the area.

Baseball and softball tournaments in the Catawba Valley 2A were moved to Tuesday.

The Newton-Conover boys soccer team survived a downpour in the first half against Lincolnton on...
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Bandys...
Newton-Conover has moved up one spot in the third Associated Press poll of the season. Coming off a...