October 14th, 2014
The Carolina Style Chorus presented the tenth annual Festival of Tables at Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ in Conover on Saturday.
Newton-Conover High School had never won the Greater Hickory High School Classic until Alex Hefner captured the crown last year.
After Monday, the Red Devils can now say they are the first area high school to win the event two years in a row.
Below is a look at Monday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Bunker Hill 3, Bandys 2
Newton-Conover 3, Maiden 2
Fred T. Foard 3, St. Stephens 2
Bandys at Bunker Hill, ppd. to Tuesday (weather permitting)
Fred T. Foard 5, St. Stephens 1
Newton-Conover 3, Lincolnton 0
West Lincoln 4, Maiden 2
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden is urging hospitals to diligently watch for patients with fever or symptoms of Ebola who have traveled from the three Ebola-stricken African nations in the past 21 days (AP)
Irene Ruth Duke Karpinski 81 of Vale died Monday, October 6, 2014 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. The Karpinski family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, 828-465-2111.
Timothy Lee Poovey, 47, of Conover passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, October 9, 2014. The Poovey family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, 828-465-2111.
The Green Room Community Theatreâ€™s fall production of The Diary of Anne Frankwill continue this weekend, October 17-19 at the Old Post Office Playhouse in Newton. Come experience this moving story of Anne Frank, whose writings from over seventy years ago have impacted millions.
Catherine Peake, 40, was told she only had a few years left to live when she was diagnosed with stage four metastatic breast cancer. She surpassed her five-year mark this August and is still going strong.
The No. 6 Lenoir-Rhyne football team raced to a 25-point lead then held on to defeat North Greenville, 32-21, Saturday afternoon in front of 7,821 fans on Homecoming at Moretz Stadium.
Kevin Harvick led 162 of the 334 laps on Saturday, winning the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Harvick held off Jeff Gordon and Jamie McMurray on a green-white-checker restart to win his third race of the season.
Gordon was second, followed by McMurray in third, Joey Logano in fourth and Kyle Busch in fifth.