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Archive - 2014

August 26th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's sports scores

August 26, 2014

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

Volleyball
Bandys 3, South Caldwell 0
Newton-Conover 3, Bunker Hill 0
Maiden 3, East Lincoln 0

Girls tennis
Maiden 9, Fred T. Foard 0
Newton-Conover 7, St. Stephens 2

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

August 26, 2014

Norman Bolick Coley, 52, of Conover died unexpectedly Saturday, August 23, 2014 in Lincoln County. Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Conover, NC, is honored to be serving the Coley family.

Ted Jones Hawn, 84, born September 3, 1929, in Catawba County, went to his eternal home on Sunday, August 24, 2014. Drum Funeral Home in Hickory is honored to be serving the Hawn family.

Off Duty, still working hard

August 26, 2014

After spending 24 hours on the clock as a fireman, many would spend the next 48 hours off the clock relaxing. Terry Drum, of Conover, chooses instead to get back to his roots and work just as hard on his days off.

"Welcome Home"

August 26, 2014

Many turned out Sunday to help dedicate the new South Newton Elementary School. As the doors opened for the first time to the public, the halls were quickly brought to life with excited faculty, staff, parents and students who have anxiously awaited this day.

Back 2 School

August 26, 2014

Excited squeals, warm embraces and even a few tears accompanied students across Catawba County as they bid farewell to summer and welcomed a brand new school year. The O-N-E visited Startown Elementary, Shuford Elementary and the brand new South Newton Elementary to capture the emotions as students filled the hallways at these schools.

August 25th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's prep sports scores

August 25, 2014

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

Volleyball
Hickory 3, Bunker Hill 1
North Gaston 3, St. Stephens 0

Boys soccer
Bunker Hill 2, North Iredell 1
Charlotte Catholic 5, St. Stephens 0
Newton-Conover 2, South Caldwell 0
South Iredell 2, Hickory 1
West Iredell 6, Maiden 4

Girls tennis

Saturday, August 23, 2014

August 25, 2014

Perry Lee Johnson, age 92, of Hickory passed away Friday, August 22, 2014 at Hickory Manor in Hickory. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Johnson family.

Carl Clifford Sigmon, 85 of Conover died Thursday, August 21st, 2014 at Catawba Regional Medical Center. He was born January 2nd, 1929. The family will receive friends from 2-3:00 pm Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 at at the funeral home.

A Buzzing Hobby

August 25, 2014

A man, dressed from head to toe in protective gear, walks around in a field, spying out his next box to look at. Thousands of little working soldiers buzz all over the place collecting nectar to bring back to their colonies. The man sprays the bees with smoke to calm them down from then removes the top of the box and starts to retrieve the honey combs.

Attorney General moves to dismiss charges against Gaither

August 25, 2014

Roy Cooper, North Carolina Attorney General, has filed a motion to dismiss sexual harrassment claims that were filed against District Attorney James C. “Jay” Gaither.

August 22nd

Blue Devils hold off hard-charging Tigers

August 23, 2014

A young Maiden football team passed its first test of the season on Friday.

Powered by quarterback Caleb Farley, the Blue Devils held off an upset bid from Fred T. Foard to come away with a 25-21 victory at Blue Devil Stadium.

It didn't take long for Ryan Succop to land on his feet. The former Kansas City Chiefs and Hickory...
Catawba native Bobby Lutz is a finalist for the head men's basketball coaching job at College of...
Todd Starkey is leaving the Lenoir-Rhyne women’s basketball program to take an assistant coaching...

 

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