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June 5th

Renwood Mills Biscuit Day

June 5, 2013

Two arrested for armed robbery

June 5, 2013

Catawba County Sheriff’s Office responded to an armed robbery around 1:15 a.m. on May 24 at 3407 Dreamy Ln. in Claremont.

According to officials, the two female residents at the home said that a black male and female wearing masks and carrying shotguns came into their home and robbed them. The victims reported the two suspects took $550, business keys and a cell phone.

June 4th

Bandys' Harvey ready for his career-defining moment

June 4, 2013

Hunter Harvey has prepared his entire life and baseball career for Thursday night.

The Bandys senior pitcher is likely to hear his named called that night during the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

The event is being televised at 6 p.m. on the MLB Network.

Bluegrass fills Murray’s Mill on June 8

June 4, 2013

The Green Room Community Theatre announces its 27th Season

June 4, 2013

The 2013-2014 Season celebrates The Green Room Community Theatre’s 27th year with all new shows including musicals, mysteries and madcap comedies.  All productions will be in the Old Post Office Playhouse on the main stage in the McCreary Theatre or in the smaller, more intimate Black Box Theatre.  The Playhouse is located in historic downtown Newton at 10 South Main Ave.

Honor veterans locally this Memorial Day

June 4, 2013

The last Monday in May is known to many as the start of the summer with cookouts and lake trips. This Memorial Day, while enjoying grilled foods, also take time to venture out and remember the sacrifices made for freedom.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

June 4, 2013

Frances Link Kincaid, 82,  of Conover, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2013 at Gordon Hospice House in Statesville. The Kincaid family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee.

Conover approves budget and adds wi-fi

June 4, 2013

The Conover City Council approved the 2013-14 fiscal budget Monday night after a public hearing.

One Conover resident, Candy Hess, spoke during the hearing and asked the city council members to place themselves in the shoes of the general public when they vote on the budget.

Fire consumes house near Catawba

June 4, 2013

An alert Catawba County EMS crew noticed a house on fire at 4865 N.C. 10 east, shortly after 6 a.m., Tuesday morning, and called for assistance.

Fire crews from Catawba, Bandys, Claremont, Oxford and Newton battled the blaze for 45 minutes before bringing it under control.

The story and a half residence was fully involved when the first fire apparatus arrived.

Six Hickory Crawdads selected to All-Star game

June 4, 2013

Six Hickory Crawdads were chosen to represent the Northern Division in the 54th Annual South Atlantic League All-Star Game.

The league announced its All-Star selections in a press release on Tuesday.

The game will be played June 18 at the home of the Lakewood BlueClaws — FirstEnergy Park in Lakewood, N.J.

Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Bandys...
Kenjon Barner is joining his former college coach, Chip Kelly, as part of the Philadelphia Eagles....
Catawba County's football teams possess a talented group of running backs this fall. Returning to...

 

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