July 17th, 2012
Newton-Conover football players Jake Walker and Jervasse Moss take the field for the final time in their prep football careers Wednesday when they play in the 64th Annual North Carolina Coaches Association East-West All-Star Football Game.
The game takes place at Jamieson Stadium at Grimlsey High School in Greensboro.
SALISBURY, Md. â€” Delmarva scored eight runs in the first three innings of Tuesday's game and held off a comeback by Hickory to come away with the 8-5 South Atlantic League victory.
Nick Delmonico and Wynston Sawyer led the Shorebirds (9-16 in the second half, 37-57 overall) with two RBIs each. Glynn Davis, Michael Ohlman and Brenden Webb also drove in an RBI each for Delmarva.
Frances Spencer Winters, 90, of Conover, went to be with her Lord on Monday, July 16, 2012 at Palliative CareCenter and Hospice of Catawba Valley. The Winters family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation in Conover.
Four trailblazers in the Newton-Conover City Schools system were appropriately saluted for their service to the school system — with red blazers.
Recently Newton-Conover City Schools presented the first Red Blazer Awards to four individuals who have played an integral role to the success of the school system.
Police issues 880 traffic and criminal violations in Catawba County during the "Booze it and Lose it" campaign during the July 4 holiday period. Among those there were 19 driving while intoxicated arrests made in the county.
Statewide, there were 63,485 traffic and criminal violations during the period, including 1,937 DWI arrests.
As debate over fees and rules of Internet sweepstakes businesses continues throughout Catawba County, leaders in Maiden are taking a step back and trying to get a better understanding of the situation.
Fifty-seven youth golfers in five age groups teed off Monday at the sixth Catawba Valley Junior Golf Tour event of the summer season at Glen Oaks Golf Club in Maiden.
Next week's Catawba Valley Junior Golf Tour event takes place at Hampton Heights Golf Course in Hickory.
In front of more than 150 fans, the Catawba County Hornets made an emphatic statement to start their season Saturday, rolling to a 62-0 victory against the visiting Winston-Salem Red Wolves at Westside/Jaycee Park.
The Hornets will try to improve to 2-0 this Saturday when they host the Albemarle Panthers at Westside/Jaycee Park at 8 p.m.
SALISBURY, Md. â€” Scoring 12 runs in the first three innings, the Delmarva Shorebirds hammered the Hickory Crawdads, 15-3, on Monday.
The first two batters in the Delmarva batting order â€” center fielder Glynn Davis and second baseman Jerome Pena â€” combined for seven of the Shorebirds' 13 RBIs in Monday's contest.
Kenneth Edward Ramsey, 52, of Claremont, died Thursday, July 12, 2012 at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital. The Ramsey family entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.