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November 25th

A new career

November 25, 2014

“Way to go grandma,” a tiny voice yelled from the audience as Sue Bumgarner walked across the stage to graduate from Lenoir-Rhyne University for the second time.

Bumgarner was different than many of the other students graduating from LR's Masters program last year – she was 68 years old.

November 21st

PREP WRESTLING: Friday's mat scoreboard

November 21, 2014

Below is a look at Friday's prep wrestling scores involving Catawba County teams:

Friday, Nov. 21 scores
Fred T. Foard 76, West Wilkes 5.
Fred T. Foard 59, West Lincoln 12.
Fred T. Foard 57, Charlotte Latin 24

PREP BASKETBALL: Friday's hardwood scores

November 21, 2014

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

Boys basketball
Fred T. Foard 74, Bandys 30
North Iredell 66, Bunker Hill 55

Girls basketball
Bandys 73, Fred T. Foard 12
North Iredell 46, Bunker Hill 36

VIDEO: Good Things: Three Sweet Sides for a Thanksgiving Meal

November 21, 2014

Who says all your sides have to be savory? Pears, honey, and baked sweet potatoes can go a long way next to stuffing and turkey. Try these recipes for a well-balanced holiday spread.

Friday, November 21, 2014

November 21, 2014

Nora Goble Hedrick Ikerd, 87, formerly of Conover, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at Brian Center in Statesville. The Hedrick and Ikerd families have entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover, NC.

90 years of family business

November 21, 2014

When a young Mike Oliver spent summers working in the warehouse of his parents’ company, he never thought he’d be taking it over one day. After finishing his bachelor’s degree in Pre-Med, that’s exactly what he decided he wanted to do.

2 Pink Magnolias making a move for improvement

November 21, 2014

Behind the only set of hot pink doors on North Main Avenue, 2 Pink Magnolias takes its home.

The store that is known for supplying anything a girl could possibly want recently moved to its new location in downtown Newton – refurbishing the building that was once home to Epps Printing.

Giving Back

November 21, 2014

In March of 2013, the first NC Troopers 5k FootChase was held in Conover. About 70 runners participated and $500 was donated to the selected charity.

November 20th

Red Devils lead All-State boys soccer selections

November 20, 2014

The honors continue to roll in for the Newton-Conover boys soccer program.

Fresh off their 2-0 win in the 2A state championship game last Saturday in Raleigh against First Flight, four members of the Red Devils were named to the All-State team by the North Carolina Soccer Coaches Association (NCSCA).

Thursday, November 20, 2014

November 20, 2014

Hayes Edward Drum, age 96, of Catawba, passed away on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. The Drum family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Conover.

Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...
WINSTON-SALEM — Chazz Surratt threw for a score and ran for another to help East Lincoln beat...
Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...

 

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