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December 8th

Seniors shake it in Newton

December 8, 2014

Thursday night seniors were dancing the night away at the Newton Recreation Center. Driving from as far away as Greensboro and Banner Elk, more than 60 adults came to fellowship to munch on finger foods and dance. Tunes from the band Shakedown ranged from KC & The Sunshine Band’s “Boogie Shoes” to “Boot Scootin’ Boogie” by Brooks & Dunn.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 5 10 Amazing Parenting Ideas

December 8, 2014

VIDEO: Recap - Panthers beat Saints, 41-10

December 8, 2014

Daryl Johnston and Kenny Albert recap the Panthers win

December 5th

Prep standouts Hedrick, Young blaze a coaching trail

December 6, 2014

While their playing days are over, two former Catawba County prep basketball standouts are blazing a new trail up the coaching ranks of college hoops.

Former St. Stephens standouts Alex Young and Mike Hedrick are currently assistant college basketball coaches who are hoping to reach the pinnacle of the head coaching ranks.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's prep scores

December 6, 2014

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

Girls basketball
Hickory 75, Newton-Conover 33
South Iredell 54, Maiden 50
St. Stephens 33, Bunker Hill 31

Boys basketball
Bunker Hill 64, St. Stephens 57
Maiden 61, South Iredell 47
Newton-Conover 65, Hickory 62

Friday, December 5, 2014

December 5, 2014

Herbert Junior Gray, age 81, of Conover, passed away on Thursday, December 04, 2014 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. The Gray family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover, NC.

Fire Station construction ahead of schedule

December 5, 2014

After overcoming a rocky start in February, construction has blazed through on the new Newton Fire Headquarters on Brady Ave.

“As of right now, we’re a little ahead of schedule,” said Chief Kevin Yoder. “Our most current completion date is April 24.”

No need to be alarmed

December 5, 2014

Things could get a little quieter around Newton.

The Newton Fire Department's siren, which sits atop a pole across the street from the current fire station, was discussed during the Nov. 18 city council meeting.

December 4th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's sports scores

December 4, 2014

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

Girls basketball
Bandys 43, Lake Norman 38

Boys basketball
Lake Norman 69, Bandys 26
Maiden 67, Norths Bears (Australia) 52

Wrestling
Newton-Conover 39, Alexander Central 21

Thursday, December 4, 2014

December 4, 2014

Charles M. Biggar, 59, passed away December 1, 2014 after a brief illness. Bennett Funeral Service is assisting the family.

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