Archive - Oct 2012 - News Article
Two Charlotte men were sentenced this past Friday in U.S. District Court in Charlotte for violating the Clean Air Act by conducting false vehicle emissions inspections.
The search for two Catawba County teens from Sherrills Ford continues after other searches come up empty handed.
October celebrates National Disability Awareness Month, and Hickory Public Schools is taking advantage of the awareness.
Lorane Rohr, who serves as the Exception Children's program director for Hickory Public Schools, said the school system's goal is to make sure to understand and identify the needs of a student with a disability.
Catawba County residents can now learn the tricks of scam and fraud artists to protect themselves.
The lawn of Russell House at Lenoir Rhyne University was filled with voters from both party lines on Thursday, Oct. 18. Students stopped their normal routine of going to morning classes while Catawba County residents joined them to hear former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania and 2012 Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum speak.
A teacher’s aide at Adrian Shuford Elementary School in Conover has brought a lawsuit against the Newton-Conover City Schools charging age discrimination in its hiring policies, after her court documents indicate she applied for a higher position and was by-passed for a younger applicant.
Kenneth Ray Phillips, 48, Connelly Springs, pled guilty to and was convicted of (F) Breaking and Entering (2 counts), (F) Larceny (3 counts), (F) Possession of Stolen Goods, (M) Simple Possession of Schedule III Controlled Substance and Habitual Felon status on Oct. 16 in Burke County Criminal Court.
For the upcoming elections, Catawba County updated its Voting Locator website. The website gives voters an online tool to search for their polling place location. Residents can excess the the website through Catawba County home page, the Board of Elections page or directly at gis.catawbacountync.gov/voter/.
With a staff and student population of all women, Catawba Valley Community College’s Cosmetology School Director Tammy Muller decided Breast Cancer awareness was a great way for the women in the program to give back.
During the week of Oct. 15-19 all proceeds from the school go to Susan G. Komen For the Cure, a breast cancer foundation.