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May 15th

Thursday, May 16, 2013

May 15, 2013

Ralph S. Graham of Sherrills Ford, passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Heartland Care Center of Peoria, Il. A memorial service to celebrate Ralph’s life will be held on June 1, at 2 p.m. at Hopewell UMC, Sherrills Ford. Memorials may be made to Hopewell UMC or Hospice Compassus of Peoria, Il.

Sigmon retires after 20 years

May 15, 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.

Student raises money

May 15, 2013

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.
   

PREP PLAYOFFS: Friday's third round games

May 15, 2013

Below is a look at Friday's third round playoff games and start times involving prep baseball and softball teams across Catawba County:

Prep baseball

3A brackets
Hickory (15-10) at South Point (23-1), 7 p.m.
Patton (15-9) at Fred T. Foard (13-13), 7 p.m.

Prep softball

2A brackets
Bandys (13-8) at Brevard (20-3), 5:30 p.m.

3A brackets

May 14th

Golden Lions ends Trojans prep baseball season

May 14, 2013

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.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's round 2 playoff scores

May 14, 2013

Below is a look at Tuesday's second round prep playoff scores involving baseball and softball teams across Catawba County:

Prep baseball

2A brackets

East Rutherford 7, Bunker Hill 1
Shelby 4, Bandys 0

3A brackets

Hickory 7, Asheville 2
Fred T. Foard 6, North Gaston 4

Prep softball

2A brackets

Bandys 7, North Lincoln 6

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

May 14, 2013

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.

Letter carriers help hungry

May 14, 2013

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.

Alex Hefner, N-C golf team both wins 2A state titles

May 14, 2013

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.

BREAKING: Williams leaving LRDs for CVCC job

May 14, 2013

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.

The Newton-Conover boys soccer team maintained its dominant play Monday on the road against Bunker...
Below is a look at Monday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Fred T....
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