Archive - 2013
After a total of 38 years in local government, 20 of which has been spent in his current role as Claremont’s Fire Chief, Gary Sigmon has announced his plans to retire effective June 30.
In January, Rachel Cooke found out her grandfather, Eddie Travis, had aggressive prostate cancer. Once she found out, Cooke began a grassroots effort to help raise money for not only her grandfather, but for cancer research in the county.
Below is a look at Friday's third round playoff games and start times involving prep baseball and softball teams across Catawba County:
Hickory (15-10) at South Point (23-1), 7 p.m.
Patton (15-9) at Fred T. Foard (13-13), 7 p.m.
Bandys (13-8) at Brevard (20-3), 5:30 p.m.
The offense for the Bandys baseball team was cold during its 2A playoff appearance.
That trend continued on Tuesday.
The Trojans, which had just two hits in a 1-0 first-round win against North Lincoln, tallied just one hit in a 4-0 second-round loss to the Shelby Golden Lions on Tuesday in Catawba.
Below is a look at Tuesday's second round prep playoff scores involving baseball and softball teams across Catawba County:
East Rutherford 7, Bunker Hill 1
Shelby 4, Bandys 0
Hickory 7, Asheville 2
Fred T. Foard 6, North Gaston 4
Bandys 7, North Lincoln 6
David Bandy Hewitt, 84, of Hickory, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. The Hewitt family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.
An important part of the mission of Eastern Catawba County Cooperative Christian Ministry (ECCCM), a United Way Agency, is helping county residents in need of crisis assistance with food.
With the help of the Newton-Conover letter carriers during the 21st Annual Letter Carrier’s Food Drive, ECCCM will be able to provide this assistance.
The Newton-Conover golf team made history on Tuesday at Longleaf Golf and Country Club in Southern Pines, becoming the school's first squad to capture a state title in the sport.
Newton-Conover varsity girls basketball Ike Williams has accepted an assistant coaching position with the women's basketball program at Catawba Valley Community College.
Nick Schroeder, CVCC's sports information director, confirmed that Williams had accepted the position on Tuesday.
With its season on the line, the Newton-Conover boys tennis teamâ€™s hopes of reaching the 2A dual team semifinals hinged on the elbow of Tyler Barrymore.
The junior overcame his injured right arm and a pair of 3-0 deficits in set two and a third-set tiebreaker in his singles match with West Davidsonâ€™s Brett Moore.