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April 10th

Thursday, April 10, 2014

April 10, 2014

Naomi Sigmon Carter, 83, of Claremont, went to be with her Lord Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at Frye Regional Medical Center. The Carter family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee, 828-465-2111.

April 9th

Red Hawks replace Bucs as CVCC’s new mascot

April 9, 2014

The era of the Buccaneers ended Wednesday at Catawba Valley Community College, while the age of the Red Hawks rose.

CVCC announced its new school mascot during the school’s Spring Fling event at the Tarlton Complex in front members of the student body.

Pinwheels for Prevention raises abuse awareness

April 9, 2014

The Zahra Baker All Children’s Playground glistened with the reflections of 2,000 pinwheels for prevention on Wednesday afternoon.

The pinwheel represents childlike notions and stands for the chance at the healthy, happy and full lives all children deserve, according to the Prevent Child Abuse America organization.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

April 9, 2014

Mary Lee Whisnant, 67, of Newton, passed away on Monday, April 7, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. The Whisnant family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.

April 8th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's sports scores

April 8, 2014

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

Baseball
Bunker Hill at West Caldwell, ppd. to Wednesday
Fred T. Foard 4, Watauga 0
Newton-Conover 3, Maiden 2
St. Stephens at Hibriten, ppd. to Wednesday
West Caldwell at Bandys, ppd. to Wednesday

Softball
Bandys 3, West Caldwell 2

‘Carolina Comeback’ in Catawba County

April 8, 2014

GKN Driveline is expanding its Newton facility and adding 228 new jobs by 2018.

GKN Driveline is the world’s leading supplier of automotive driveline components and systems, serving global vehicle manufacturers, including BMW, Chrysler, GM and Ford. GKN Driveline is a leading producer of constant-velocity joint (CVJ) systems, AWD systems, transaxle solutions and eDrive systems.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

April 8, 2014

Charlene Roseman Edmondson, 80, of Catawba, died Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Sherrills Ford Hospice House. The Edmondson family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee, 828-465-2111.

Saturday, April 5, 2014

April 8, 2014

Charlene Roseman Edmondson, 80, of Catawba, died Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Sherrills Ford Hospice House. The Edmondson family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee, 828-465-2111.

April 7th

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

For the second time in less than a week, the St. Stephens junior varsity football team tasted...
Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Bunker...
Will Saenger scored three goals — all in the second half — leading Fred T. Foard to a 5-0 victory...

 

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