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January 30th, 2015

Walmart on the way

January 30, 2015

The development of the property at the former Harris Teeter location on Northwest Boulevard in Newton has been a hot topic in the city for several months. In October, council approved a plan that would allow an unnamed tenant to demolish existing structures on the site and build a 41,000 square foot retail space,.....

January 29th

Unknown to state ranked, Xiong emerges on mat

January 29, 2015

With a pivotal hole in his team’s wrestling line up two seasons ago, Newton-Conover head coach Eddy Clark turned to an unlikely source.

Searching throughout the students in his physical education class, Clark found a young sophomore with the right physique who was willing to learn.

Friday, January 30, 2015

January 29, 2015

Charles Leonard Arndt 82 of Newton passed away Monday, January 26, 2015 at Abernethy Laurels in Newton. The Arndt family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, 828-465-2111

There’s no place like ‘home’

January 29, 2015

Answering phones and greeting people made for a good part-time job while then 19-year-old Shaylyn Ladd, of Newton, was just starting school. She enjoyed talking to and getting to know the people of Abernethy Laurels — residents, co-workers and visitors — each day before attending her evening classes.

January 28th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's sports scores

January 28, 2015

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

Girls basketball
Watauga 69, Fred T. Foard 35

Boys basketball
Fred T. Foard 69, Watauga 63

Wrestling
Fred T. Foard 81, Watauga 0

Newton in the rearview mirror

January 28, 2015

Greetings and a most very blessed 2015 to all in Newton!

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

January 28, 2015

Ethel Mae “Tis” Auton Scronce , age 78, of Vale passed away Monday, January 26, 2015 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Scronce family.

Charles Leonard Arndt 82 of Newton passed away Monday, January 26, 2015 at Abernethy Laurels in Newton. The Arndt family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, 828-465-2111

Longtime CVCC professor climbs mountains, authors books

January 28, 2015

Peering over the edge of Table Rock Mountain, hikers can see straight down the 400-foot drop with no fence protecting them from the edge. For mountain-lover Dr. Charles Dickson, 78, the experience was exhilarating and one he’ll never forget.

Green Room named top Community Theatre

January 28, 2015

The Green Room Community Theatre is receiving more than just rounds of applause for their work as they were named the Community Theatre of the Year by the North Carolina Theatre Conference (NCTC).

Newton to focus on downtown development

January 28, 2015

61 communities in N.C. are dedicated as Main Street Communities by the N.C. Department of Commerce. To be designated, communities must have a population under 50,000 and commit to hiring a full-time downtown manager and fund and operate the Main Street Program. Newton was named a Main Street Community in 1990.

Below is a look at the 2A and 3A West Region pairings involving Catawba County teams, as well as...
Down 10 points at halftime to visiting Madison, the Bandys girls basketball team wouldn’t be denied...
Below is a look at Tuesday's third-round playoff basketball scores in the 2A and 3A ranks involving...

 

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