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July 9th, 2012

Bobcats announce Summer League roster

July 10, 2012

CHARLOTTE — The Charlotte Bobcats NBA Summer League team will include four current players and two rookie draft choices, the team announced Monday night.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

July 9, 2012

Earl Andrew McAlister, Jr. passed away Saturday, July 7 at Palliative Care Center & Hospice of Catawba Valley after a long illness.  The family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Cremations in Newton.
 

Boy drowns at Lake Hickory

July 9, 2012

A cookout on Lake Hickory turned tragic Saturday when a five-year-old boy drowned at Dixie Boat Club.

Cody Ray Johnson, 5, was found at the bottom of Lake Hickory after he apparently wandered away from a cookout his mother and siblings attended Saturday evening, said Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid.

CCS race crowded

July 9, 2012

Eight challengers and one incumbent are seeking election to three seats on the Catawba County Schools Board of Education.

At least two of those seats will be filled by new people after Board Chair Joyce Spencer and member Steve Hilton decided they would not seek re-election.

Rough road ahead for Newton leaders

July 9, 2012

Newton leaders will explore a bumpy road when they meet for the city council's regular monthly meeting Tuesday night.

Specifcially, they are planning focus on East 26th Street, which Council member Tom Rowe has called the "one of the worst roads in Newton."

Fire destroys home

July 9, 2012

Firefighters spent nearly 40 minutes trying to contain a fire that destroyed a Newton-area home Friday night.

Crash and roll

July 9, 2012

Tiffany Lynn Gomez, 27, was driving a Kia Sedona Van on McLin Creek Road when she applied the brakes and the vehicle wouldn’t slow down, according to Newton Police reports.

Boy drowns in Lake Hickory

July 9, 2012

A cookout on Lake Hickory turned tragic Saturday when a five-year-old boy drowned at Dixie Boat Club.

Cody Ray Johnson, 5, was found at the bottom of Lake Hickory after he apparently wandered away from a cookout his mother and siblings attended Saturday evening, said Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid.

July 8th

Hickory drops game one of series to Gaston, 11-7

July 8, 2012

The Gaston Braves scored eight unanswered runs on their way to an 11-7 game one victory over Hickory Post 48 at South Point High School on Sunday.

Hickory (18-5) took an early 3-0 first-inning lead in the ball game behind an RBI single from Cole McGraw and two-RBI double from Jordan Eckard.

Harper grabs team-high 4 passes, 'Riders win again

July 8, 2012

Catawba native Justin Harper caught a team-high four passes for 34 yards, helping the Saskatchewan Roughriders remain undefeated on the season with a 17-1 victory over the Edmonton Eskimos.

With his offensive totals on Sunday, Harper's season receiving stats are six catches for 66 yards.

Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...
For the seventh time in the past eight years, the Newton-Conover wrestling team won a conference...
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...

 

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