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Tuesday, January 7, 2014

January 7, 2014

Betty Lou Miller Watts, age 59, of Conover, passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Sherrills Ford. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Watts family.

Dale Jarrett honored by his hometown with key

January 7, 2014

Dale Jarrett was born and raised in Conover and is a proud resident of the community today.

“It makes me proud to know that people that I have known and went to school with are still taking care of this great community that we have,” Jarrett said at Monday night’s Conover City Council meeting. “I’m proud to still be a resident here.”

Jeremy Mayfield pleads guilty, is sentenced

January 7, 2014

Former NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield was convicted in Catawba County Criminal Superior Court on Monday.

The 44-year-old Mayfield pled guilty to two counts of possession of stolen goods and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tonight's prep sports contests

January 7, 2014

Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports contests involving Catawba County teams:

Prep basketball
Bandys at Lincolnton
Bunker Hill at East Lincoln
Hibriten at Fred T. Foard
Maiden at West Caldwell
Patton at St. Stephens
South Caldwell at Hickory
West Lincoln at Newton-Conover

Prep wrestling
Bunker Hill at East Lincoln
Fred T. Foard at Hibriten

Swimmers compete tonight at county championships

January 7, 2014

Swimmers from all of the high schools in the area converge today at the Hickory Foundation YMCA for the fourth annual Catawba County championships.

St. Stephens is the two-time defending champions in the event, having swept the boys and girls titles in each of the past two years.

Twenty years since the first-ever Brickyard 400, Conover native Dale Jarrett reflected this week on...
Through the trails of being an undrafted rookie, Brian Roberts hard work paid off on Wednesday. The...
Madi Story went out a winner Monday night during the North Carolina Coaches Association East-West...

 

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