Archive - 2013
Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention of Catawba County (A.S.A.P.) coalition member Walt Thomas recently donated $1,060 for the purchase of a “Fatal Vision Starter Kit” for A.S.A.P.
Eastern Catawba Cooperative Christian Ministry, a United Way partner agency, is proud to announce the addition of six summer interns to its staff.
The interns are Becca Bleich, Kari Gibson, Kayla Gibson, Aaron Little, Adam Matthews and Michelle Payne.
Tuesday night's American Legion baseball game between Hickory Post 48 at Gastonia Post 23 in Sims Park has been cancelled.
The game will not be made up.
Post 48's game on Sunday with Wilkes County has also been cancelled with no make-up date.
Hickory (8-5, 4-4) returns to play on Wednesday night for a road contest against Henderson County Post 77 at East Henderson High School.
Mrs. Nancy Isenhower Moser, 86, of Conover, passed away on Friday, June 14, 2013, at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. The Moser family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Conover.
Richard Patrick Connor Jr., 36, of 2342 Edna St. in Catawba was arrested on Friday, June 14 and charged with felony conspiracy to commit murder.
He was arrested in the Stony Point community of Alexander County Friday around 11:30 a.m. by the Alexander County Sheriff Office.
Lots of people are beating the heat this summer and taking a dip in the pool at the Newton Recreation Center on South Brady Avenue.
When you look up and down the list of names on the Hickory Post 48 roster, all of them are familiar to many, except for one â€” MacLindsay Mitchell.
While he may not be known now, Mitchell could be an X factor for Post 48 coming down the stretch.
Girls basketball coach Brad Mangum is leaving Fred T. Foard for a former rival high school of the Tigers.
Mangum was approved as a high school teacher on Monday by the Alexander County School Board and also named the next girls basketball coach at ACHS.
Mangum said there was one main reason for his decision to make the coaching move.
Newton along with the Hickory and Conover police departments and N.C. Highway Patrol wrote a combined 59 tickets and made several arrests during a weekend checkpoint.
The group of 17 officers conducted the checkpoint Saturday, June 15 at 11 p.m. that lasted until 2 a.m Sunday. The checkpoint was located on U.S. 70 near the Hickory American Legion Fair Grounds.
This Father's Day don't buy your special man the same old gifts. While ties and shirts are a safe gift, this year treat him to something he will use and enjoy. No man can have enough tools or outdoor toys and those are the perfect gifts to treat Dad with. Several local businesses have just the items Dad's want with the prices just right for you.