August 30th, 2014
After five seasons, Ryan Succop's career as a Kansas City Chief is over.
The Chiefs cut the veteran NFL kicker and former Hickory High standout on Saturday as part of reducing the team's roster to the NFL mandatory 53 players.
The Carolina Panthers reduced their roster to the NFL mandatory 53 players by 4 p.m. on Saturday.
A total of 21 players were either waived or released on Saturday by the Panthers. Among the notable releases were safety Robert Lester, guard Chris Scott and wide receiver Tavarres King.
Facing 4th and 9 on its opening drive, the Newton-Conover football team capitalized on a special teams miscue by Lexington.
Realizing wide receiver Josh Ramseur was uncovered, N-C quarterback Cameron Stanley completed a 46-yard pass to the 6-4 wideout.
For Lexington, it was all downhill from there.
After more than 1,000 yards of offense and 16 total touchdowns, the St. Stephens Indians came away victorious Friday against Bunker Hill.
After scoring with 31 seconds left, the Indians stopped a two-point conversion with no time remaining to win 57-55 in Claremont.
Below is a look at Friday's prep football scores from Catawba County and across the state:
Catawba County prep football scores
Bandys 28, Fred T. Foard 21
Maiden 35, West Iredell 21
Newton-Conover 39, Lexington 0
St. Stephens 57, Bunker Hill 55
South Iredell 34, Hickory 27
Alleghany County 26, Grayson County, Va. 23
Charles Victor Landis, 69 of Hickory passed away Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 at Catawba Regional Medical Center. A private burial will be held in Caro, Michigan at a later date.
A western Lincoln County woman who was last seen on May 26, 2014 remains missing after three months.
Toasha Nicole Rice, 27, was last seen getting into a black four door sedan with a white female driver at a friendâ€™s home on Eaker Road and driving away. No one has seen her since.
Makenzie Patton, a first-grade student at North Newton Elementary School, listens anxiously to classmate Cooper Murray as he tells her a joke during lunch on Thursday. Newton-Conover schools are wrapping up their first week back to class after summer vacation.
Inside the Exhibit Hall, at the Hickory American Legion Fair, is a colorful military display. Two walls are covered with many faces. Numerous photos, either in color or black and white, look back at you. Some are smiling, while others don a more serious expression.
The alleged murderer of Newton counselor Maggie Daniels might face the death penalty if found guilty.
Daniels body was found in her residence at Windsor Apartments on June 28. Sharman Odom was indicted by a grand jury on Aug. 18 and faces first-degree murder, first-degree sexual offense and first-degree kidnapping charges.