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Archive - Jul 22, 2013

Catawba County Hornets dominant in season opener

July 22, 2013

The Catawba County Hornets rolled to a 33-6 victory against the Upstate Vikings in their season opener on Saturday in Gaffney, S.C.

Back up quarterback Jason Kennedy threw three touchdown passes in the game.

Kennedy replaced starter Brandon Streater in the first quarter after he was hurt on a kickoff.

Orioles' Hunter Harvey makes pro baseball debut

July 22, 2013

Former Bandys High School pitcher Hunter Harvey made his professional debut on Friday for the Gulf Coast League Orioles.

Harvey allowed one hit and struck out one batter in one inning on the mound against the Gulf Coast League Rays.

“It felt really good,” Harvey said. “They are taking it slow with me.”

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

July 22, 2013

Mary Smyre Link, 83, of Conover, went home to be with the Lord on July 19, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton.  The Link family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.

‘Baby Parade’ scheduled for Soldiers Reunion

July 22, 2013

“Good Luck to the USA,” the theme of the 124th annual Soldiers Reunion patriotic festival, will be carried out by the youngest generation of Catawbans when toddlers and tykes are spotlighted in their own parade on Courthouse Square in Newton on Wednesday, Aug. 14.

Local furniture plant expanding

July 22, 2013

CR Laine Furniture has begun construction to expand its facilities by 42,000 square feet in order to accommodate the company’s growth.

Shelby wins game four to end Hickory's season

July 22, 2013

Sitting in the dugout, Post 48 head coach Fore Rembert could only watch on as his team's season came to a close.

Shelby pulled ahead by four runs early and held off a late rally by Hickory to win game four on Sunday, 5-3, at Henkel-Alley Field.

Post 82 (33-7) clinches the best-of-five third round playoff series, 3-1, and advances to the Area IV finals against Lincoln County (20-13).

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