Both Catawba County and the city of Conover have issued States of Emergency following winter weather in the area.
Katherine "Kitty: Barnes, chair of the Catawba County Board of Commissioners, issued a State of Emergency for Catawba County as of 2 p.m. on Wednesday.
The city of Conover followed suit, declaring a State of Emergency as of 2:22pm on Wednesday.
Newton-Conover City and Catawba County school systems are both closed for Thursday, Feb. 13 in lieu of inclement weather.
Both systems announced their closing around 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday.
Denise Finger Calloway, age 58, of Conover, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 at her residence. In lieu of flowers please send memorial gifts to daughter, Lisa Penley.