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June 6th

Benfield graduates from Air Force basic

June 6, 2013

Air Force Airman Jaylen N. Benfield graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.

Egan convicted of child sex charges

June 6, 2013

Bryan Jonathan Egan, Jr, 25, of Denver, was convicted of three counts of Felony  Attempted First Degree Statutory Rape, Felony  First Degree Kidnapping and Felony  Indecent Liberties with a Child Wednesday in Catawba County Criminal Superior Court.

Local man killed in Conover wreck

June 6, 2013

An elderly Conover man is dead and two women were taken to Catawba Valley Medical Center after an accident on County Home Road Wednesday.

June 5th

Hickory Post 48 drops its third-straight contest

June 5, 2013

Hickory Post 48 trailed Hendersonville 8-5 in the top of the ninth inning with one out before lightening delayed the game at Henkel-Alley Field.

The game was eventually called at around 11:15 p.m. after rain and more lightening entered the area.

Thursday, June 6, 2013

June 5, 2013

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.

Newton approves budget and cleans up downtown

June 5, 2013

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.

Renwood Mills Biscuit Day

June 5, 2013

Two arrested for armed robbery

June 5, 2013

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.

June 4th

Bandys' Harvey ready for his career-defining moment

June 4, 2013

Hunter Harvey has prepared his entire life and baseball career for Thursday night.

The Bandys senior pitcher is likely to hear his named called that night during the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

The event is being televised at 6 p.m. on the MLB Network.

Bluegrass fills Murray’s Mill on June 8

June 4, 2013

The Bunker Hill volleyball team completed the Catawba County playoff gauntlet on Saturday, and in...
Rushing for 449 yards, Lincolnton dominated in its football game Friday night at Gurley Stadium,...
Down 14-0 in the first quarter to Hickory, the Fred T. Foard football didn't fret. The Tigers...

 

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