Archive - 2014
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Last week, St. Stephens High School continued a nearly two-decade tradition of creating awareness and raising funds for those afflicted by cancer.
The Indians hosted Bunker Hill on the basketball court for the 12th year in a row on Friday â€” the second and final meeting between the schools who were battling each other for not only a hoops win, but a victory for cancer.
â€śWeâ€™re had this partnership for eleven years and itâ€™s amazing what weâ€™re been able to do together,â€ť said spanish interpreter Mimi Michael.
First Presbyterian Church in Newton has a sister church nestled along the Pacific Ocean in Guatemala â€“ El Redentor.
Harvey Lee Edward Sipe, alive on this Earth for 31,454 days, made every one of those days special to the people who loved him. Memorials may be made to the Mt. Zion Lutheran Church Organ/Music Fund or to the Catawba Regional Hospice.
Just before 11 p.m. on Friday, a Newton police officer who had been following a motorcycle suspected of speeding found that the vehicle had crashed, according to a release from Newton Police. The motorcyclist, Timothy Shyler Kincaid, 28, of Conover, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Kathy Jane Huffman Johnson 66 of Newton passed away Thursday, December 11, 2014 at Frye Regional Medical Center following a brief illness.
The Johnson family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, 828-465-2111
Anthony Starr, current Assistant Executive Director of the Western Piedmont Council of Governments (WPCOG), has been named the new Executive Director of the WPCOG effective January 1, 2015.
To read more of this story, pick up the weekend print edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Shuford Elementary Schoolâ€™s 5th grade students had an exciting day, on Thursday, Dec. 11th.
Educator Sherry Williams, from the Catawba Science Center in Hickory, visited with a batch of preserved amphibians for the students to study. The 5th graders are learning about the human body systems and how each structure functions.
Bursting someoneâ€™s bubble becomes quite literal for John and Shanda Boyles when they strap on their 20 pound suits and bump, flip and roll through their front yard. Their suits, comprised mostly of air, are known as Bubble Balls and serve as the basis of their Newton company, Bubble Sports.
WINSTON-SALEM â€” Chazz Surratt threw for a score and ran for another to help East Lincoln beat Washington 14-13 on Saturday in the Class 2AA North Carolina High School Athletic Association championship game.