Archive - 2013
The Carolina Panthers were busy during the first day of the NFL's free agency period on Tuesday.
The team released starting linebacker James Anderson and re-signing tight end Ben Hartsock.
Anderson had spent his entire NFL career with the Panthers after being drafted in the third round of the 2006 NFL Draft by Carolina.
Troy Edward Noah, 68, of Conover, surrounded by his family, went to be with the Lord Sunday, March 10, 2013 at the Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. The Noah family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.
The Catawba Valley Special Olympics are seeking volunteers for the Spring Track and Field Games on Friday, April 26, at Newton-Conover High School.
Volunteers are essential for a successful event and will help with the hundreds of athletes that are competing in the various events.
Below is a list of postponements from Tuesday's prep sports action:
Newton-Conover at Maiden, postponed to Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Hibriten at St. Stephens, postponed to Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.
Hibriten at St. Stephens, postponed to Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.
Newton-Conover at Maiden, postponed to Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.
Jon Huffman said his team's play wasn't pretty, but it was enough to get the job done.
The Maiden boys tennis team won four singles matches and two doubles contest to defeat Bunker Hill 6-3 on Monday.
To read more of this story, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Below is a look at Monday's prep scores from across Catawba County:
Bandys 1, East Lincoln 0
Maiden 3, Highland Tech 2
Newton-Conover 7, Lincolnton 1
Maiden 6, Bunker Hill 3
Newton-Conover at Mooresville, ppd. (no make-up date announced)
Maiden 9, Lincolnton 2
Newton-Conover 17, Statesville 7
Georgie Ruth Brown Drum, 93, of Catawba, died on March 10, 2013, at Catawba Regional Hospice in Sherrill’s Ford. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Conover.
A small neighborhood crowd gathered to watch the Newton Fire Department quickly control an apartment fire Friday, March 8, at 115 East Thirteenth Street.
The occupants were cooking and accidentally started a fire that damaged the kitchen cabinets, the wall and the ceiling according to fire officials.
Newton Police Department arrested Twyla Gayle Stewart, 25, of 815 East First street, Newton, Saturday for misdemeanor child abuse.
Three days shy of turning 30 years old, Carolina Panthers cornerback Chris Gamble received some career-changing news.
The Panthers announced Friday they have released the ninth-year defensive back â€” the franchise's all-time leader in interceptions (27) and passes defended (94).