Archive - 2013
A youthful Newtonian has hit a North Carolina talent bullseye.
She did not win the state lottery nor is she dancing or singing on a TV show, but Suzy Nadeau Boileau has designed a decorative chair which was recently selected for the Executive Mansion in Raleigh.
Nick Williams and Lewis Brinson both went yard on Thursday, helping the Hickory Crawdads start the second half of their season with a 7-0 win against the visiting Greensboro Grasshoppers.
The 'Dads and 'Hoppers play game two of the series today at 7 p.m.
Bandys High School pitcher Hunter Harvey has agreed to terms the Baltimore Orioles, according to an industry source.
Harvey, who stands 6-foot-3 and weights 178 pounds, is expected to sign his contract with the Orioles on Tuesday after he passes a physical, which is scheduled for Monday.
Dorothy Helms Herman, 74, of Newton, died on June 19, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice. Born Sept. 26, 1938, she was the daughter of the late William Grady Helms and Tollie Bernice Helms. Memorials may be made to Catawba Regional Hospice 3975 Robinson Road Newton, N.C., 28658.
The National Association For Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) and Catawba Valley Community College recently partnered to hold the first ever regional summit focusing on developing strong community outreach programs.
A slip of the foot caused an accident Thursday morning at Eastern Catawba County Christian Ministries.
“I knew what it was when I heard the commotion,” Newton resident Howard Campbell said. “This is the second accident at that crossing that I have either heard or scene.”
Campbell who lives across the street from the accident called 9-1-1 and hoped for the best.
Hickory Post 48 pitchers MacLindsay Mitchell and Greg Lucas combined for 15 strikeouts in a 10-4 victory against Henderson County Post 77 on Wednesday night.
The win by Hickory (9-5, 5-4) avenges an 8-5 eight-inning lost to Post 77 earlier this season and also snaps a two-game skid in Area IV West Division play
Norman Edgerton Callaway, 78, of Maiden died Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at Iredell Memorial Hospital in Statesville. Memorials may be given to: Providence Road Baptist Church, P.O. Box 507, Maiden, N.C., 28650.
The 124th Annual Soldiers Reunion returns once again this August. Reunion Week kicks off Sunday, Aug. 11 and culminates with Reunion Day and the Reunion Parade on Thursday, Aug. 15.