Archive - 2013
Cash Mob Catawba is organizing it’s second “Cash Mob” event scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 5:30 p.m. in Downtown Newton.
The growing group of Catawba citizens, enthusiastic about supporting local businesses, invites everyone to join the monthly movement by showing up and supporting another locally-owned business.
Wayne Henderson Reese, 76, of Newton, passed away Feb. 20, 2013 at his residence. Bass-Smith Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family of Wayne Henderson Reese.
Adrienne Opdyke, child advocate with the Children’s Advocacy and Protection Center of Catawba County, has been named one of three “Stewards of Children Stars” in the nation for the month of January.
This award recognizes her for training 158 adults in the “Darkness to Light” program in January. She has trained a total of 1,681 local adults.
The West Caldwell boys basketball team and East Burke girl basketball team advanced to the finals of the Catawba Valley 2A tournament with wins on Thursday at CVCC's Tarlton Complex.
The third-seeded Warriors knocked off No. 2 Newton-Conover to punch their ticket to the finals, while the second-seeded Lady Cavs defeated No. 3 South Iredell to advance to the championship game.
Below is a look at Tuesday's second round Northwestern 3A/4A boys basketball tournament scores, as well as look at the next round games:
Catawba Valley 2A
No. 1 Bandys 82, No. 8 Maiden 54
No. 2 East Burke 58, No. 7 Draughn 27
No. 3 South Iredell 62, No. 6 Bunker Hill 55
No. 4 Newton-Conover 56, No. 5 W. Caldwell 47
Wednesday, the State Bureau of Investigations notified the Hickory Police Department and the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office that the skull found off of Winkler Way in Caldwell County near N.C. 268 in April 2012 was Zahra Baker’s remains.
The Charlotte Bobcats were active during Thursday's NBA trade deadline, shipping Hakim Warrick to the Orlando Magic for forward Josh McRoberts.
McRoberts, a former Duke standout, has played in 246 career games in his six-year NBA career. He was a second round pick in the 2007 NBA draft by the Portland Trailblazers.
When it needed a boost to fuel its engine, the Bandys girls basketball tea became Madi Story powered.
Story scored 38 points, helping the Lady Trojans overcome a sluggish first half against Newton-Conover to advance to Friday's Catawba Valley 2A tournament championship game with a 75-58 win.
Greg Monroe scored 10 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter, stepping up with Brandon Knight on the bench nursing a hyperextended right knee, to lead the Detroit Pistons to a 105-99 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday night.
Knight had 21 points before injuring his knee late in the third quarter.