Archive - Jul 24, 2013
No Obituaries were reported at press time
Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives have charged a former Denver and East Lincoln Volunteer firefighter with obtaining property by false pretenses.
Lee Thomas Keever, 36, of, Denver, is charged with two felony counts of obtaining property by false pretenses, according to a news release from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.
A Hickory man accused of killing a Hickory cab driver in 2011 pled guilty to first degree murder, and apologized to the family of the victim Wednesday morning at the courthouse in Newton.
Camyron Johnson, 22, was charged with first degree murder in the death of 32-year-old cab driver Adam Williams.
The judge sentenced Johnson to life without parole.
Catawba County emergency crews spent several hours Tuesday night and all day Wednesday searching for a man who disappeared while fishing along the Catawba River.
The missing man has been identified as Zoua Pa Chang, 30, from Claremont.
Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid said Chang went fishing with a friend around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.