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September 2nd, 2014

One Last Splash

September 2, 2014

Vanessa Sanchez, age 11 of Newton, and cousin Leslie Sanchez, age 8 of Newton, play with Snoopy, a Shih-Tzu, at the splash pad on Monday.

Mayhem coming to Maiden

September 2, 2014

This weekend a little bit of mayhem will be taking over downtown Maiden as regional comics come together to perform at a local business.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

September 2, 2014

Shirley Lewis Poston, age 78, of Hickory passed away Thursday, August 28, 2014 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem. Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton is honored to be serving the Poston family.

September 1st

BREAKING: Succop signs with Tennessee Titans

September 1, 2014

It didn't take long for Ryan Succop to land on his feet.

The former Kansas City Chiefs and Hickory High placekicker signed a one-year deal with the Tennessee Titans on Monday night.

The news comes two days after Succop — a five-year NFL veteran — was released from Kansas City in place of undrafted rookie free agent Cairo Santos.

Succop took to Twitter about his recent signing.

Saturday, August 30, 2014

September 1, 2014

Catherine “Cat” Blackwell Moore, age 88, of Claremont, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great –grandmother, and friend to many, passed away Friday, August 29, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton is honored to be serving the Moore family.

More warrants reveal details about Daniels’ murder

September 1, 2014

New details have been made public this week regarding the investigation into the murder of popular Discovery High counselor Maggie Daniels.

Daniels’ body was found in the bedroom of her apartment, unit 21 of Windsor Apartments in Newton, on June 28.

Newton Seals the Deal

September 1, 2014

Local woodright Eddie Hamrick (left) and son James (right) hang their
completed, handcrafted, wooden seal in Newton’s newly renovated council chamber.

Leaders of the pack

September 1, 2014

"We want to start teaching them the things that the community will expect when they're out in the real world," said Newton-Conover City Schools Superintendent, Dr. David Stegall.

South Newton Elementary implemented their new "Leader in Me" program at the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year.

August 31st

Wolfpack's Bobby Lutz is a finalist for Cougar's job

September 1, 2014

Catawba native Bobby Lutz is a finalist for the head men's basketball coaching job at College of Charleston, according to multiple sources.

Lutz, a former UNC Charlotte head basketball coach and current N.C. State associate head basketball coach, interviewed for the Cougar's coaching vacancy on Saturday.

Starkey leaving Lady Bears, Pate to succeed him

September 1, 2014

Todd Starkey is leaving the Lenoir-Rhyne women’s basketball program to take an assistant coaching position at Indiana University, as first reported by The Observer News Enterprise on Saturday.

Starkey accepted a position Thursday on the staff of first-year Indiana head coach Teri Moren, who was hired by the Hoosiers on Aug.9.

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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