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September 6th

Serving up ‘Hairspray’

September 6, 2013

Sara Lane as “Tracy Turnblad” and Michael Navarro as “Link Larkin” in the Green Room Theatre production of “Hairspray,” a musical set in 1960s Baltimore. The show premiers Friday night in Newton. For more information call 828-464-6583.

Crisis to dream: A 10-year journey

September 6, 2013

Laban Helderman had what he calls a mid-life crisis 10 years ago.

That crisis involved him leaving Duke Energy after 29 years and opening Buffalo Shoals IGA Supermarket and Hardware.

“As a boy I always wanted a hardware store,” Helderman said.

September 5th

Wolfpack coach Lutz making impact on, off of court

September 5, 2013

Bobby Lutz is regarded by many as one of the greatest minds in the game of basketball today.

The Catawba County native and associate men’s basketball coach at N.C. State is also a champion for those battling mental illnesses.

Lutz spoke Thursday morning at Abernethy Laurels Retirement Community during “A Reason to Hope,” a special event that raised awareness for Alzheimer’s disease.

JV FOOTBALL ROUND UP: Thursday's scoreboard

September 5, 2013

Below is a look at Thursday's junior varsity football scores across Catawba County:

Thursday, Sept. 5
Chase 15, Bandys 14 (2 OT)
Newton-Conover 22, Hickory 16
Bunker Hill, Fred T. Foard, St. Stephens and Maiden all OFF

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's Catawba Co. scores

September 5, 2013

Below is a look at Thursday's prep scores across Catawba County:

Prep girls tennis
Bandys 9, Fred T. Foard 0
Newton-Conover 6, Alexander Central 3
St. Stephens 7, Bunker Hill 2

Prep volleyball
Bandys 3, East Lincoln 0
Bunker Hill 3, West Lincoln 0
Fred T. Foard 3, Watauga 0
Newton-Conover 3, Maiden 0

Prep boys soccer

Thursday, September 5, 2013

September 5, 2013

Kermit Bryant Hull, age 83, of Catawba, passed away on Monday, September 2, 2013, at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton, NC. The Hull family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Conover.

 

Sherrill running for Clerk of Court

September 5, 2013

Judy Hoke Sherrill, a long-term official in the justice system in this county, has announced her intention to seek election to the office of Clerk of Superior Court for Catawba County, subject to the May 6, 2014, Republican primary.

Sherrill is a native of Catawba County and a graduate of Newton-Conover High School.

Seeking a marker for Drumsville

September 5, 2013

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries it wasn't uncommon for towns and communities in Catawba county to slowly disappear into oblivion or meld into larger surrounding cities.

County lines were often changed, crops sometimes didn't grow causing the economy to fail, and families moved away.

September 4th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's county prep scores

September 4, 2013

Below is a look at Wednesday's prep scores across Catawba County:

Prep girls tennis
Maiden 9, St. Stephens 0
Newton-Conover 6, Fred T. Foard 3

Prep volleyball
Fred T. Foard 3, Hibriten 0
Hickory 3, South Caldwell 0
St. Stephens 3, Patton 0
West Iredell 3, Maiden 2

Prep boys soccer
Bunker Hill 1, Alexander Central 0

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

September 4, 2013

Edna Mae Buchanan Turner Gilliland, 84, of Connelly Springs died Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at Burke County Hospice and Palliative Care in Valdese. Memorials may be made to Burke County Hospice, 1721 Enon Road, Valdese, NC 28690.

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