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Archive - Feb 2014

February 26th

Chair Katherine Barnes files for County Commission

February 26, 2014

Katherine “Kitty” Barnes announced Wednesday that she will seek another term as a Catawba County Commissioner.

In her 28 years of public service, Barnes has been a member of both the Catawba County Board of Commissioners and Board of Education. She has been a strong advocate for Catawba County citizens at the regional, state and federal levels of government.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's playoff scoreboard

February 26, 2014

Below is a look at Wednesday's prep playoff scores involving Catawba County teams:

2A playoffs

Boys scores

No. 4 Newton-Conover 81, No. 29 Wheatmore 52
Red Devils (23-5) host Hunter Huss (22-5) on Friday in third round. Huskies defeated Lexington, 91-74, on Wednesday to advance.
Wheatmore finishes season 17-9

No. 25 Lake Norman Charter 73, No. 24 Bunker Hill 52

February 25th

Girl Scouts send soldiers sweet treats

February 26, 2014

For a soldier far from home, a simple letter can be an impactful thing. Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont, which includes troops from western NC to the piedmont region, are working to send troops even more.

Operation Sweet Treat is a council-wide service project partnered with NCPacks4Patriots to send Girl Scout Cookies to military servicemen and women.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's playoff schedule

February 26, 2014

Below is a look at Wednesday's prep playoff schedule involving Catawba County teams:

2A playoffs

Boys games
No. 29 Wheatmore (17-8) at No. 4 Newton-Conover (22-5)
No. 25 Lake Norman Charter (14-12) at No. 24 Bunker Hill (14-11)

Girls games
No. 15 West Wilkes (19-9) at No. 2 Bandys (27-0)

3A playoffs

Boys games

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

February 25, 2014

Paul “Pete” Henry Hollar, age 84, of Newton, passed away Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 at his residence. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Hollar family

Evelyn Sigmon Teague, 78 of Hickory, passed away Saturday, February 22, 2014 at Abernathy Laurels, Newton. Bass-Smith Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family of Evelyn Sigmon Teague.

February 24th

Judge Robert Mullinax, Jr. seeking re-election

February 24, 2014

Twenty-Fifth District Court Judge Robert A. Mullinax, Jr. of Newton has filed with the North Carolina State Board of Elections in Raleigh to seek re-election to his District Court judgeship when voters go to the polls during the 2014 election cycle.

The local native has served on the bench of the judicial district serving Catawba, Burke and Caldwell counties since 2009.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's playoff scoreboard

February 24, 2014

Below is a look at Monday's prep playoff scores involving Catawba County teams:

Girls basketball

2A playoffs
Bandys 88, Smoky Mountain 28
Lexington 77, Bunker Hill 63
North Surry 46, Newton-Conover 25
Surry Central 69, Maiden 49

3A playoffs
Crest 68, St. Stephens 48
Hickory 80, West Henderson 35

Boys basketball

2A playoffs

Saturday, February 22, 2014

February 24, 2014

Scotty Ray Shook, age 50, of Claremont, passed away on Feb. 18, 2014 at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory. The Shook family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Conover.

February 23rd

PREP NOTEBOOK: Basketball playoff pairings

February 24, 2014

Below is a look at the first-round playoff match ups involving Catawba County teams:

Girls basketball

2A West playoffs
No. 31 Smoky Mountain (10-12) at No. 2 Bandys (22-0)
No. 17 Lexington (14-7) at No. 16 Bunker HIll (14-8)
No. 20 Maiden (13-9) at No. 13 Surry Central
No. 24 Newton-Conover (12-10) at No. 9 North Surry (16-6)

3A West playoffs

February 21st

Phone scammers are targeting IRS, customers

February 22, 2014

There is sophisticated scam that is sweeping the country, including residents in Catawba County.

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is reporting that scammers re calling people across the United States and claiming to be from the IRS.

Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...
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