Archive - 2013
As the summer ends, families from across the state can have one last hooray at the 67th annual North Carolina Apple Festival, held annually over Labor Day Weekend in Hendersonville. It has been Western North Carolinaâs Premier Family Festival for over 60 years.
School supplies have evolved significantly over the years. Items that appear on todayâs schoolsupply lists may be quite different from yesteryear.
Looking for a fun alternative to standard 5K races? Check out the 2013 Vineyard Stomp 5K Series in the wine country of Surry County.
The cross country runs take place in vineyards, traversing the unique terrain of various wineries.Three of the four races are still accepting entrants.
The paintings of Dean Mitchell, an internationally known figurative artist, will be on exhibit at the Burke Arts Council for six weeks from Aug.6 through Sept.13.
The exhibition, titled âTraces of Humanity,â contains more than 30 original works. Among them are watercolors, oils,acrylics, sketches and etchings documenting the artistâs 33-year career.
Beginning Aug. 1, The Hiddenite Centerâs Lucas Mansion Gallery will feature the work of Charlotte artist Jerry Kirk. The exhibit will be on display during the months of August and September. Renowned for
his use of vibrant color and Expressionist style, Kirkâs exhibit
portrays North Carolina landscapes in a bold new way. From the mountains to the coast, Kirk has captured the beauty of North
Dorothy Helen Dagerhardt, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 2, 2013. The Dagerhardt family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Cremations in Newton.
A Connelly Springs man faces a life sentence after being convicted Tuesdy of first degree murder in Catawba County Criminal Superior Court,
according to the District Attorneyâs
Matthew Gene Hopkins, 24, was found guilty for his part in a 2011 homicide in Hickory in which several others, including Camyron Frederick Johnson, Robert Shannon McElwee, Emily Kathryn Starnes
NEWTON â The Catawba County Hornets capped an undefeated regular season at home on Saturday with a 32-12 win against the Carolina Colts at Westside Jaycee Park.
Aaron Rainey led the Hornets (12-0) with 42 rushing yards and two scores on the ground.
CHARLOTTE â Down 21 points early in the second half against Gardner-Webb, the UNC-Charlotte football team was able to change its fate on Saturday.
The 49ers scored 29 unanswered points in a 53-51 come-from-behind win against the Bulldogs on Saturday.
Below is a look at Monday's prep sports scores across Catawba County:
Fred T. Foard 3, Hickory 0
St. Stephens 3, South Caldwell 0
South Iredell 3, Bunker Hill 2
Fred T. Foard 2, Hickory 0
Maiden at Bunker Hill, ppd. to Tuesday
Newton-Conover 2, Bandys
South Caldwell at St. Stephens, ppd. to Tuesday