William “Speedy” Edmondson, 59, of Claremont, went home to be with his Lord and Saviour on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at his residence. The Edmondson family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.
Tuesday night the Newton City Council approved a fiscal budget for next year that will require customers to pay more for their electricity and garbage service.
Catawba County Sheriff’s Office responded to an armed robbery around 1:15 a.m. on May 24 at 3407 Dreamy Ln. in Claremont.
According to officials, the two female residents at the home said that a black male and female wearing masks and carrying shotguns came into their home and robbed them. The victims reported the two suspects took $550, business keys and a cell phone.