Archive - 2013
The city of Newton, the Catawba County Historical Association, along with the help of Once Upon A Time childrenâs book store in Newton and the city of Newton Festival and Events Committee, are proud to announce the return of Cynthia Moore Brown for âHaunted History,â Saturday, Oct. 26. The spooky storytelling event is scheduled from 5-8 p.m.
Celebrating the grand opening just a little less than a month ago, Matt Miller's new bar, Bootleggers' Whiskey Bar Grill is open and ready to welcome locals with a taste of Carolina liquors.
No obituaries were reported at press time
CLAREMONT â One Claremont police officer is suffering bruises while another was seeing a specialist Wednesday after the two men were injured during a chase Tuesday evening.
The chase began as a routine traffic stop for stolen tags near the intersection of Cobbs Drive and North Lookout Street.
NEWTON â Newton Police have charged a Maiden man with holding up the Hess-Wilco gas station/convenience store on U.S. 321-Business in Newton, and firing shots at a witness' vehicle.
Dimitris Rashawn Williams, 21, of 307 S. D. Ave. in Maiden, was taken into custody Wednesday, according to multiple sources.
Williams faces several sets of charges in the incident, according to county records.
NEWTON â âA dog canât be p-i-n-k,â Sarah Wilson, 6, sounds out in a meek, shy voice. Sarah is tucked away in a corner of the Catawba County Library in Newton reading her âPinkaliciousâ book. She is wearing pink flip-flops, a pink shirt and pink shorts.
Below is a look at Wednesday's middle school football scores involving Catawba County teams:
Middle school football
Grandview 30, Newton-Conover 0
Jacobs Fork 34, Mill Creek 12
Maiden 18, Northview 14
River Bend 40, Arndt 20
Below is a look at Wednesdayâs regular season finales in boys soccer:
Bunker Hill 4, West Lincoln 0
East Lincoln 3, Bandys 2
Fred T. Foard 5, Hibriten 1 (Foard clinches NW 3A/4A title)
Hickory 7, South Caldwell 1
Newton-Conover 9, Maiden 1 (N-C clinches share of SD-7 title)
St. Stephens 2, Patton 2
DENVER â For the second time in three seasons, East Lincoln is forfeitting a win on the gridiron.
Mustangs athletic director and head football coach Mike Byus sent out a press release to local media Wednesday morning notifying them of the school's decision to forfeit its first three games of the season.
DENVER â Detectives have released a photo of an apparent break-in underway late last week and are asking for the public's help in identifying a person appearing in the photo.
The incident is believed to have occurred Friday in northeastern Lincoln County, a little more than a mile south of the Catawba County line.