September 19th, 2014
Behind many of the wrought iron fences, furniture and staircases there lies a story of true family tradition.
Timmerman Manufacturing in Conover is a third generation company â€” from father to son to son and son-in-law the company has been in the Timmerman family for years.
Session two of Newton 101 began at the Jacob Fork River.
This river provides the source for Newtons drinking water.
The raw water intake facility pulls approximately 40 million gallons of water from the river into the reservoir or "lake" per week.
For the second time in less than a week, the St. Stephens junior varsity football team tasted defeat.
After falling to Maiden 27-12 on Monday, the Indians another tough road game against Alexander Central on Thursday, 45-6.
To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Bunker Hill 3, Bandys 0
Kings Mountain 3, Fred T. Foard 2
Maiden 3, West Lincoln 0
Newton-Conover 3, Lincolnton 0
Newton-Conover 6, Lincolnton 3
The Panthers announced they've placed Greg Hardy on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, meaning the Pro Bowl defensive end has been removed from the team's active roster until his domestic violence case is resolved.
In 1990, on a day in September, Malinda Primus had her world turned upside down.
Her day had gone like any other. Work all day, dinner that evening, a bath that night. An ordinary day turned into a hard reality when Malinda decided to conduct her monthly breast self-exam that evening as she was getting ready for bed.
Bullying in schools has evolved with technology. The days of being shoved in a locker or having your lunch money stolen have become days of cliques, stereotypes and social media name-calling.
Will Saenger scored three goals â€” all in the second half â€” leading Fred T. Foard to a 5-0 victory against rival St. Stephens on the soccer field Wednesday.
The Tigers improve their record to 7-3-2 overall and 3-0-1 in Northwestern 3A/4A games this season.
Below is a look at Wednesday's middle school football scores involving Catawba County teams:
Middle school football (week one)
Arndt 28, Mill Creek 16
Jacobs Fork 14, Grandview 12
Newton-Conover 26, Maiden 8
Northview 26, River Bend 6