Archive - 2013
County leaders are hoping for a federal disaster declaration following last month's flooding, they said during Monday morning's commissioners meeting.
If that declaration is approved, they county plans to set up a disaster recovery center where citizens can go through the application process to be approved for state and federal assistance.
The Catawba County Hornetsâ home opener was delayed a week because of the heavy rain in the area last week.
Two weeks was worth the wait.
The Hornets defense forced four turnovers in a 32-12 victory against the Carolina Hawks at Westside/Jaycee Park.
Hornets cornerback Brian âTurner Islandâ Turner intercepted two Hawks passes in the first quarter and returned them both for touchdowns.
Newton-Conover High School will be hosting its Red and White intrasquad scrimmage on Thursday, Aug. 8 at 6 p.m.
The scrimmage will be the final game for the Red Devils before they open their season on Aug. 23 at home against Chase.
Newton-Conover High School is currently selling âBig Redâ sports passes for the upcoming prep sports seasons.
These passes will admit you to any regular season home athletic event during the 2013-14 school year.
Individual passes are $100. Family passes can be also be purchased for $300 and admits four persons.
These passes can be purchased at Newton-Conover High School.
No Obituaries were reported at press time
Deputies have charged two people this week, saying a probation officer's tip led to the discovery of a suspected methamphetamine manufacturing operation July 25 at the couple's residence.
From the âBig Appleâ to the âBiggest Little Football Town in the Worldâ â Jeffrey Enck is bringing a New York state of mind to the Maiden football team.
The Long Island, N.Y. native will coach the Blue Devilsâ wide receiving corps for the first time this fall season.
Enck compares his hometown of Massapequa, N.Y. to Maiden.
Ryan Gettys is returning to coaching at Fred T. Foard High School.
The former Tigers head football coach is taking over the boys and girls tennis programs at Foard.
Gettys had been at Bunker Hill High School as an assistant football coach this past two schools years and also taught personal finance, planning and marketing at the school.
Former Bandys standout pitcher Hunter Harvey had the best start so far of his professional baseball career on Thursday.
The Gulf Coast League (GCL) Orioles pitcher allowed no runs, no hits, one walk and struck out eight batters in three innings against the GCL Red Sox.
Harveyâs eight punch outs were part of 15 total team strikeouts.