Archive - Feb 5, 2014
Several athletes in Catawba County made a splash on Wednesday for National Signing Day.
Three athletes â€”Â Maiden's Alex White, Newton-Conover's Nick Baker and St. Stephens' Alex Roarke â€” officially signed their National Letters of Intent with Colleges and Universities during the day.
Billy Eugene Coley, 68, of Maiden, died Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 at his residence. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Catawba Valley, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658.
The battle over an ordinance on yard sales has finally come to an end.
The vote on the proposed ordinance didnâ€™t change at last nightâ€™s Newton City Council meeting from last monthâ€™s rejected 4-3 vote.
To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
The Newton-Conover wrestling team was on cruise control of the first two rounds of the 2A dual team playoffs.
The Red Devils (49-1) recorded a total of 14 pins in a pair of wins against East Burke (54-21) and West Wilkes (52-18) to advance to Thursdayâ€™s third round.
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores across Catawba County:
Bandys 41, Maiden 39
East Lincoln 62, Newton-Conover 60
Hickory 69, St. Stephens 58
Bandys 99, Maiden 36
Bunker Hill 47, Lincolnton 29
Hickory 59, St. Stephens 44
Newton-Conover 51, East Lincoln 32