Archive - 2013
Two Catawba County High Schools were busy on Monday, hiring a total of three new head coaches in three different varsity sports.
St. Stephens athletic director Jim Woodruff announced on Monday that the school has hired a varsity baseball and varsity girls basketball coach.
The Catawba County Historical Association will hold their annual business meeting on July 28 and the public is invited to attend.
The event will highlight recent accomplishments, as well as showcase new and upcoming events and exhibits for 2014. Along with the events calendar, the membership will elect the slate of 2014 Board of Trustees and thank the outgoing board members.
Driven by his faith and fueled by his team winning, Phillip Carroll has become a spark plug in his final campaign for Hickory Post 48.
He is hoping to lead his team back to the North Carolina American Legion State Tournament â€” the same place it was at just two seasons ago.
Carrollâ€™s approach this season has been to serve as a catalyst.
The search for new head coaches in volleyball, cross-county and softball at Bunker Hill High School.
Bears athletic director Lee Miller said this week his hopes to have a new volleyball coach hired as early as this week.
Miller said he has talked to several potential coaching candidates, including one at the school, and also made several phone calls.
For those families who didn't get to venture out on a week long vacation, there are plenty of area events for families to enjoy this the Fourth of July weekend.
The small community of Mountain View, just southwest of Hickory, is one that strives on family. With a population of 3,552, the community is a few miles away from Hickory, Hildebran and Long View.
Silver Fork Winery, newly opened in the rolling foothills of Western North Carolina, offers wine aficionados the best of both worlds.
Newton firefighter Randy Matthews, assigned to Newton Fire Department Engine One in the downtown station, had a busy Friday morning. The department responded to a report of strong gas fumes at an apartment complex at 222 Park Lane just before 10 a.m.
Joyce “Polly” Johnson Bolick, 77 of Catawba, passed away Thursday, July 11, 2013 at Sherrills Ford Hospice House. The Bolick family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee.
On just a few days rest, Colton Allison had the best pitching performance of his entire American Legion baseball career on Thursday.
The former St. Stephens and current CVCC pitcher tossed a three-hit shutout, helping Hickory pick up a 2-0 game two victory against Gaston at Henkel-Alley Field.
With the victory, Post 48 (18-8) ties its series with the Braves at one game apiece.