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Conover City Council meeting on Monday

February 28, 2014

Pending City Council approval, the Conover Fire Department has been awarded a two-year grant for $226,434. The grant is a SAFER grant awarded through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Department of Homeland Security which will provide the salary and benefits for three full-time firefighter positions for the two-year span.

Duncan replaces Brewer as BOE director

February 28, 2014

Amanda Duncan, a Catawba County native who has worked in the Catawba County Elections Office since 2007, has been appointed by the Catawba County Board of Elections to serve as the county’s new Director of Elections. 

Duncan, who will start her new duties on March 3, succeeds Larry Brewer, who retired on Feb. 28 after serving as Director of Elections since April 2000.

Red Devils’ season ended at hands of Huskies

February 28, 2014

Newton-Conover and Hunter Huss laid it all on the line Friday night for a chance to reach Greensboro and the fourth round of the 2A boys basketball playoffs.

When the dust settled from the war on the court, the Huskies came away the victors, ending the Red Devils’ season with a 92-83 win on the road.

Newton-Conover finishes its season with a 23-6 overall record.

Easter scores 2,000th; Trojans return to Greensboro

February 28, 2014

It was a milestone night for both senior guard Ace Easter and the Bandys girls basketball team.

Easter scored her 2,000th career point, helping lead the Lady Trojans back to Greensboro for the fifth-straight year with an 87-61 victory against North Wilkes.

Friday, February 28, 2014

February 28, 2014

Allen Canrobert, 57, of Newton, died Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 at his residence following a brief illness. The Canrobert family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton-#828-464-1555.

Kelly Malton, age 48, of Greenville, died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are incomplete at this time.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's prep scores

February 28, 2014

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

Baseball
Fred T. Foard 10, Bunker Hill 2
Patton 5, Maiden 3

Girls soccer
St. Stephens 5, Statesville 0
Bandys 4, North Lincoln 1

Boys lacrosse
St. Stephens 12, Davie County 11 (first win in program history)

Boys tennis

Weather delayed the second half of prep football between Fred T. Foard and West Lincoln high...
DURHAM, N.C. — Scoring 40-straight points, UNC Charlotte avenged a painful loss to North Carolina...
ETTRICK, Va. — Ranked No. 6 in NCAA Div. II, the Lenoir-Rhyne football team scored the game's final...

 

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