Archive - Jul 2013
The Charlotte Bobcats were extremely active on Wednesday, officially making three rumored roster moves official to the media and public.
Wednesday was the first day that free agents could sign with any NBA team.
Free agent Jefferson signed to deal
Former Utah center Al Jefferson was officially introduced by the Charlotte Bobcats during a press conference held on Wednesday.
Wrestling superstar and WWE Hall of Famer â€śThe Million Dollar Manâ€ť Ted DiBiase visited L.P. Frans Stadium on Saturday at the Hickory Crawdads game against the Kannapolis Intimidators.
During his time at the game, O-N-E Sports Editor Cody Dalton spoke to DiBiase and interviewed him on a variety of topics.
Hickory advanced to the second round of the Area IV playoffs on Tuesday with a 8-1 victory against Kings Mountain at Shelby High School, sweeping the series, 3-0.
Ben Watson threw a complete game on the mound for Hickory (17-7), allowing seven hits and three walks.
At the plate, Phillip Carroll went 2-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs.
John Marshall Setzer, 88, of Abernethy Laurels, where he had resided for the past 10 months, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2013 from declining health for a number of years. The Setzer family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation in Conover.
Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested a Catawba County man on a child sexual assault charge.
Lincoln County sheriff officials say that McGarrett Eugene McManus, 30, of 2204 3rd Ave., SE, Hickory, is accused of inappropriately touching a seven year-old female. The offense took place on or about June 15 in Lincoln County.
Newton-Conover High School rising senior Rachael Hamm was elected 2013 N.C. Tarheel Girl State Governor last month.
The family of Kevin Glenn Bowman held a press conference Wednesday to ask the community for any leads in the missing mans case.
Kevin’s parents,Grady and Judy Bowman; his aunt, Kathy Johnson; his sister, Julie Bolick and his cousin Lindsey Johnson sat down with local media to discuss the case.
Merle Varina Pritchard Duncan, 78, of Newton died Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory. Memorials may be made to The American Heart Association.
2013 marks the 100th anniversary of the Catawba County Historical Association’s Historic Murray’s Mill.
On July 13, the CCHA and Historic Murray’s Mill are celebrating the accomplishments of the Murray family, who made Murray’s Mill a fixture of Catawba County for many years.
Laura Lail Corado, 51, of Conover, passed away Friday, July 05, 2013 at her residence. The Corado family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Cremations in Newton.