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September 23rd, 2014

Workforce Problems

September 23, 2014

According to Forbes’ Best Places for Business and Careers list, the Charlotte metro area is ranked 191 out of 200. However, the area is also ranked No. 1 with the lowest cost of doing business.

September 22nd

No. 3 Red Devils blank Bears, move to 11-1

September 22, 2014

The Newton-Conover boys soccer team maintained its dominant play Monday on the road against Bunker Hill.

The Red Devils, ranked third in the latest state rankings in 2A, scored a pair of goals early and held off a late charge by the Bears to come away with a 2-0 conference victory.

The shutout for Newton-Conover (11-1, 5-0) is its eighth this season.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's sports scores

September 22, 2014

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

Volleyball
Fred T. Foard 3, Freedom 0
Watauga 3, St. Stephens 1

Boys soccer
East Lincoln 9, Maiden 0
Freedom 2, Fred T. Foard 0
Hickory 3, Patton 2
Newton-Conover 2, Bunker Hill 0
Watauga 3, St. Stephens 0
West Caldwell 3, Bandys 2 (OT)

Girls tennis

Saturday, September 20, 2014

September 22, 2014

Rodrigo De Jesus Franco Quintero 65 of Newton died Thursday, September 18, 2014 at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. The Quintero family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, 828-465-2111

VIDEO: UNC Scores TD With Beautiful Fake Field Goal | ACC Must See Moment

September 22, 2014

Murray’s Mill Celebrates Tradition

September 22, 2014

Murray’s Mill will celebrate 30 years of festival Sept. 27 and 28. The historic mill, the last of its kind in Catawba County, has a vast and unique history.

“It’s just as it was when John Murray put the lock on the door for the last time,” said Melinda Herzog, Executive Director of the Catawba County Museum of History.

It’s not just the NFL

September 22, 2014

Superbowl Sunday — families across America were donning their favorite NFL jerseys and preparing a feast of football-themed snacks. Lt. Brian Kelly and officers from the Catawba County Sheriff's Office were scouting the county for fans who had one too many beers when they received a domestic call.

September 21st

Pittsburgh pounds Panthers in prime time, 37-19

September 22, 2014

Giving up the third-most rushing yards in franchise history, the Carolina Panthers were methodically picked apart by the Pittsburgh Steelers in a 37-19 loss on Sunday night in Charlotte.

September 19th

Fumbles hurt Maiden in 28-7 loss to Spartans

September 19, 2014

Maiden hadn’t made many mistakes in its first three football games this season.

Game No. 4 Friday against South Caldwell was a different story.

Five fumbles hindered the Blue Devils, who dropped a 28-7 home non-conference game to the Spartans.

Cougars come back in second half to beat Indians

September 19, 2014

With a 24-6 lead at halftime, the St. Stephens football team appeared heading for its second win of the season.

Alexander Central had other plans.

The Cougars outgained the Indians, 277-64, in the second half on their way to a 27-24 win in Hickory.

Left with a bitter taste in their mouths from a 3-2 loss Sept. 4 against Maiden, the Newton-Conover...
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Bandys...
The Newton-Conover football team broke a tie for sixth place in the latest Associated Press prep...

 

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