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April 8th, 2014

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's sports scores

April 8, 2014

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

Baseball
Bunker Hill at West Caldwell, ppd. to Wednesday
Fred T. Foard 4, Watauga 0
Newton-Conover 3, Maiden 2
St. Stephens at Hibriten, ppd. to Wednesday
West Caldwell at Bandys, ppd. to Wednesday

Softball
Bandys 3, West Caldwell 2

‘Carolina Comeback’ in Catawba County

April 8, 2014

GKN Driveline is expanding its Newton facility and adding 228 new jobs by 2018.

GKN Driveline is the world’s leading supplier of automotive driveline components and systems, serving global vehicle manufacturers, including BMW, Chrysler, GM and Ford. GKN Driveline is a leading producer of constant-velocity joint (CVJ) systems, AWD systems, transaxle solutions and eDrive systems.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

April 8, 2014

Charlene Roseman Edmondson, 80, of Catawba, died Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Sherrills Ford Hospice House. The Edmondson family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee, 828-465-2111.

Saturday, April 5, 2014

April 8, 2014

Charlene Roseman Edmondson, 80, of Catawba, died Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Sherrills Ford Hospice House. The Edmondson family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee, 828-465-2111.

April 7th

Compton receives life in prison for murder

April 7, 2014

A Granite Falls man was sentenced to life in prison on Monday after being accused of killing a Newton woman.

Aaron Obdee Compton, Jr., 50, pled guilty to first-degree murder, first-degree burglary, first-degree kidnapping, robbery with a dangerous weapon and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's postponements

April 7, 2014

Below is a look at Monday's prep sports postponements and cancellations:

Boys tennis
Southern District 7 Athletic 2A
Bunker Hill at W. Lincoln, ppd. Tues.
Lincolnton at E. Lincoln, ppd., Tues.
Maiden at Newton-Conover, ppd., Tues.
W. Caldwell at Bandys, ppd. Tues.

Golf
Southern District 7 Athletic 2A at Rock Barn, ppd. to 3 p.m. Tuesday

April 4th

$40 million courthouse expansion continues

April 4, 2014

Construction is underway at the Catawba County Justice Center in Newton.

Workers are creating a temporary new entrance for the public to use while the expansion project takes place because the main entrance will be blocked off during that time.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's sports scores

April 4, 2014

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

Baseball
Bunker Hill 10, Maiden 1
Fred T. Foard 12, Freedom 0
Watauga 10, St. Stephens 4

Softball
Bunker Hill 13, Maiden 4
Fred T. Foard 3, Freedom 1

Girls soccer
Fred T. Foard 2, Freedom 1

Minor league baseball
Greensboro 8, Hickory 1

Friday, April 4, 2014

April 4, 2014

Gayle Fowler Allen, 71, of Newton, passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice. The Allen family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee, 828-465-2111

Carolyn Rae Baker, 70, of Taylorsville, died Monday, March 31, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice. The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. Friday April 4, 2014 at Jenkins Funeral Home Chapel.

April 3rd

International delegates tour Center in Conover

April 3, 2014

The Manufacturing Solutions Center (MSC) in Conover opened its doors to delegates from 19 different countries on Thursday.

The Americas Competitiveness Tour made its stop in Conover to showcase the innovation and partnerships that are happening under the roof of the MSC.

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