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Archive - Jan 2014

Board of Elections Director Brewer retiring Feb. 28

January 31, 2014

With the director of the Catawba County Board of Elections retiring this month and the 2014 election cycle escalating, the three-member local elections board is scrambling to hire a replacement for him.

Local restaurants gear up for ‘Super Sunday’

January 31, 2014

On Sunday, the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawk will square off against one another in the 48th edition of the Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.

Local restaurants in Catawba County are also gearing up for the big game, as well.

Lady Trojans roll to their 17th win of the season

January 31, 2014

Nobody has been able to stop the Bandys girls basketball team this entire season.

After Friday, you can add Lincolnton to the list of unsuccessful challengers.

The Lady Trojans pulled ahead 35-7 after one quarter on their way to a 94-26 win against the Lady Wolves.

Bandys improves to 17-0 overall and 8-0 in conference games.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's sports scores

January 31, 2014

Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:

Boys basketball
East Lincoln 66, Bunker Hill 55
Fred T. Foard 53, Hibriten 51
Lincolnton 59, Bandys 40
Newton-Conover 91, West Lincoln 54
Patton 77, St. Stephens 62
West Caldwell 59, Maiden 40

Girls basketball
Bunker Hill 48, East Lincoln 20
Bandys 94, Lincolnton 26

Friday, January 31, 2014

January 31, 2014

No obituaries reported

January 30th

BREAKING: Schools operating on a delay Friday

January 30, 2014

Catawba County and Newton-Conover City Schools will both be operating on a three-hour delay on Friday, Jan. 31, 2014.

Both schools issued statements Thursday afternoon regarding the delays in normal schedule.

100 percent of child sex offense cases prosecuted

January 30, 2014

CONOVER — Twenty-seven sex offenders who preyed upon local children were successfully prosecuted in 2013, thanks to the work of the Children’s Advocacy and Protection Center of Catawba County, local law enforcement and the District Attorney’s Office.

Anonymous tip leads to Newton drug arrest

January 30, 2014

A Newton man was arrested on Thursday after authorities found him in possession of drugs.

After an anonymous tip was provided to the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office, a probation officer and narcotics investigators searched the property of 33-year-old George Andrew Singer, of 2669 Claremont Road.

Red Devils top Blue Devils on wrestling mat

January 30, 2014

The Newton-Conover wrestling team didn’t slow down on Thursday against Maiden after nearly a week long layoff from being on the mat.

The Red Devils defeated the Blue Devils on the road, 62-6 — finishing the regular season unbeaten in Southern District 7 Athletic 2A matches.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's sports scores

January 30, 2014

Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores across Catawba County:

Boys basketball
Bunker Hill 63, West Lincoln 45
Newton-Conover 73, Lincolnton 55
Fred T. Foard 72, Watauga 58

Girls basketball
Bunker Hill 46, West Lincoln 25
Foard at Watauga, no report
Newton-Conover 63, Lincolnton 45

Prep wrestling
Fred T. Foard 59, Watauga 12

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