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Community bonds in 'Red and White' scrimmage

August 8, 2013

The rain held off Thursday and several hundred football fans turned out for Newton-Conover’s second annual “Red and White” intrasquad scrimmage.

The Newton-Conover varsity and junior varsity programs both played in two 10-minute quarters.

Points were given on offense for touchdowns (six), first downs (one) and plays of 30-plus yards (two).

'Dads INF Ryan Rua promoted to Double-A Frisco

August 8, 2013

Hickory Crawdads infielder Ryan Rua was promoted on Thursday to the Double-A Frisco RoughRiders.

Rua is the seventh Hickory player this season be called up.

He joins relief pitcher and former Hickory Crawdad Alexander Claudio as part of the RoughRiders.

The 23-year-old Rua led the South Atlantic League in home runs (29), RBIs (82) and extra-base hits (54) this season.

Thursday, August 8, 2013

August 8, 2013

Melvin Monroe Killian, 80, of Hickory went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, August 6, 2013, at Catawba Regional Hospice. The Killian family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Cremations in Newton.

Armed bandit caught on camera

August 8, 2013

The Newton Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that took place Tuesday at the Kangaroo Store at 334 E. 20th Street. 

Officers were advised at 2:02 a.m. that a gunman, described as “a light-skinned black male,” entered the store and began calling for the store clerk.

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