November 25th, 2014
â€śWay to go grandma,â€ť 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 â€“ she was 68 years old.
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
Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Fred T. Foard 74, Bandys 30
North Iredell 66, Bunker Hill 55
Bandys 73, Fred T. Foard 12
North Iredell 46, Bunker Hill 36
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.
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.
When a young Mike Oliver spent summers working in the warehouse of his parentsâ€™ company, he never thought heâ€™d be taking it over one day. After finishing his bachelorâ€™s degree in Pre-Med, thatâ€™s exactly what he decided he wanted to do.
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 â€“ refurbishing the building that was once home to Epps Printing.
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.
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).
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.