Archive - 2014
Mary Lee Sain, 91, died July 11, 2014 in Burke County. The Sain family has entrusted arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.
Frankie Violet Flowers Herman, 93 of Hickory, went to her Heavenly home Sunday, July 13th, 2014 at Trinity Ridge. The family will receive friends from 9:30 am-11:00 am Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at the church.
A new extreme sport terrain has opened up at Jacob Fork Park in Newton.
The new Pump Track, similar to a BMX track, opened for the public on July 5.
A proposal from the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) has residents on edge as they await a vote from Catawba County Commissioners that may determine the future of the Startown community.
Visitors to Murrayâ€™s Mill cooled off with free ice cream by Udderly Delicious during Sundayâ€™s ice cream social. Event-goers were treated to bluegrass music, a duck race and tours of the mill.
No Obituaries were reported at press time
Brian Roberts started his NBA career in 2012 as a New Orleans Hornet.
The 6-foot-1 guard agreed to a two-year, $5.5 million deal on Sunday to continue playing in the NBA â€”Â this time as a member of the Charlotte Hornets.
Undrafted after coming out of the University of Dayton in 2008, Roberts spent the 2008-09 season playing basketball for club Galil Gilboa in Israel.
After coming up short in the chase for Utah guard Gordon Hayward, the Charlotte Hornets have settled on another Jazz product.
Forward Marvin Williams has signed a two-year, $14 million deal with the Hornets, according to sources. All of Williamsâ€™ contract is guaranteed with no options â€” team or player.
Below are youth football camps for each Catawba County high schools listed in alphabetical order:
Bandys Football Camp
Bandys High School has announced that the Trojan Football Camp will take place from July 24-26.
LAS VEGAS â€” Facing the defending Summer League champions was no easy task for the Charlotte Hornets on Friday.
The Golden State Warriors took a 11-0 advantage early in the contest and led wire-to-wire in a 70-58 victory against the Hornets at the Thomas and Mack Center.
Hickory Post 48â€™s season was ended on Friday at the hands of Asheville Post 70.
After winning two of the first three games in the series, Asheville took an early lead in game No. 4 on Friday at Henkel-Alley Field and never looked back on its way to a 5-4 victory.