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April 13th, 2012

James, Bosh led Heat to 105-82 win over Bobcats

April 13, 2012

MIAMI, Fla. — LeBron James had 19 points and nine rebounds to lead the Miami Heat to a 105-82 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Friday night.

Chris Bosh had 18 points and seven rebounds as the Heat completed a three-game season-series sweep of Charlotte. Miami led by 22 after three quarters and rested James, who also had five assists, the entire final period.

Catawba County's week ahead

April 13, 2012

Newton-Conover High School wants community input in the process of selecting a new football coach, caregivers for the autistic are invited to an information seminar and a barbecue and poker event will raise money for the Claremont Rescue Squad and a scholarship that honors a former city servant.

Those events and more are all in the week ahead for Catawba County.

County to talk marriage amendment

April 13, 2012

Catawba County commissioners will discuss adopting a resolution Monday that will support the state’s proposed marriage amendment.

Simple steps can decrease home energy bills

April 13, 2012

Arthur Moss monitors his energy usage pretty closely.

So when his electricity bill jumped up hundreds of dollars in recent months, he knew something was wrong. 
Moss stood before Maiden’s Town Council last month and asked leaders for some type of explanation, and ultimately help, in figuring out why the bill was so high.

Thieves take wiring from business, home

April 13, 2012

Police are looking for thieves who stole thousands of dollars in aluminum wire from a furniture plant in Conover.

Workers at Southern Furniture in Conover reported a large amount of wiring stripped from its No. 2 plant earlier this week. Conover police say they are still looking for the suspect.

Lois Gabriel

April 13, 2012

Lois Virginia Eades Ervin Gabriel, 85, of Catawba, died Thursday, April 12, 2012, at Palliative CareCenter and Hospice of Catawba Valley in Sherrills Ford.

Arson cause of Hickory apartment fire

April 13, 2012

Fire officials say arson was to blame for a blaze that damaged a Hickory apartment this week.

At 12:01 a.m. Thursday, Hickory firefighters were dispatched to a fire at the Ridgecrest Apartments at 2940 12th Ave. SE.

Firefighters controlled the blaze by 12:19 a.m., and no one was injured.
Investigators estimate damage at $10,000, mostly from heat and smoke.

April 12th

Hickory Crawdads wins home opener, 5-2

April 12, 2012

The Hickory Crawdads opened play at home for the 20th season in fashion on Thursday.

With two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning and tied 2-2 with Asheville, Crawdads left fielder Jordan Akins singled between first and second base, scoring Rougned Odor to break the tie.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tigers beat Bears for Easter title

April 12, 2012

For the second time in as many days, the Fred T. Foard softball earned a shutout victory against Bunker Hill at the Cherryville Easter softball tournament.

The Lady Tigers (16-2) scored two runs in the first, four runs in the third, two in the fourth and nine in the fifth to earn the impressive victory.

Pistons trounce Bobcats 109-85 to snap 3-game skid

April 12, 2012

CHARLOTTE — For the first time this week the Detroit Pistons had some fun.

But then, most teams do these days against the NBA-worst Charlotte Bobcats.

Greg Monroe had 25 points and 11 rebounds as the Pistons salvaged a four-game road trip with a 109-85 rout of the woeful Bobcats on Thursday night.

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