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Shelby uses 5-run eighth to edge Hickory in game 3

July 19, 2013

Hickory tied its third playoff game with Shelby with two runs in the top of the eighth inning.

A half-inning later, it all unraveled at the seams.

Shelby scored five runs in the bottom of the eighth to come away with a 10-5 victory and a 2-1 series advantage against Post 48.

Hickory (21-10) trailed 4-1 after six complete innings, but would rally starting in the seventh.

Catawba Co. Hornets prepare to kick off 34th season

July 19, 2013

Coming off of possibly their best season ever, the Catawba County Hornets are aiming to add more history and success in 2013.

Led by a shutdown defense, the Hornets ended their 2012 campaign with an 11-3 record.

The team made it to the Florida Bowl in Deltona, Fla. and faced off against the Orlando Rage.

Saturday, July 20, 2013

July 19, 2013

Ronald Eugene Spencer, 66, of Claremont went home to be with his Lord on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at his residence. The Spencer family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.

Abernethy seeks second term

July 19, 2013

Council member Robert C. Abernethy, Jr. is seeking a second term on Newton City Council.

Last minute candidates enter local municipal races

July 19, 2013

Seven candidates called it close by waiting to the last morning to file for the 2013 municipal elections with the Catawba County Board of Elections on Friday.

The deadline was noon, and the last candidate filed just after 11:30 a.m.

The filing period started at noon on Friday July 5.

Conover couple held on drug charges

July 19, 2013

A couple was arrested on multiple felony charges after law enforcement found various illegal drugs in a Conover area residence.

An investigation led the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office to obtain a search warrant on Wednesday for a residence at 1581 Glimmering Sand Lane, said Sheriff Coy Reid.

Crusin’ is revving up

July 19, 2013

Soldiers Reunion Cruisin’, one of the popular events of Newton’s annual Soldiers Reunion patriotic festival, this year will feature the music that America hummed, sang and danced to when the classic cars featured in the cruising were new. The afternoon-into-evening display and cruise is set for Sunday, August 11.

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