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Archive - Apr 7, 2014

Compton receives life in prison for murder

April 7, 2014

A Granite Falls man was sentenced to life in prison on Monday after being accused of killing a Newton woman.

Aaron Obdee Compton, Jr., 50, pled guilty to first-degree murder, first-degree burglary, first-degree kidnapping, robbery with a dangerous weapon and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's postponements

April 7, 2014

Below is a look at Monday's prep sports postponements and cancellations:

Boys tennis
Southern District 7 Athletic 2A
Bunker Hill at W. Lincoln, ppd. Tues.
Lincolnton at E. Lincoln, ppd., Tues.
Maiden at Newton-Conover, ppd., Tues.
W. Caldwell at Bandys, ppd. Tues.

Golf
Southern District 7 Athletic 2A at Rock Barn, ppd. to 3 p.m. Tuesday

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