What was once affectionately known as the Artist Cafe, will be known as Blue Moon Tavern come January 2013. The building has been empty for more than a year as the Artist Cafe closed its doors on July 23, 2011. But with a fresh awning out front and new seating inside, Blue Moon Tavern hopes to bring a new casual dining experience to Newton.
Several law enforcement officers and civilians escaped serious injury last night when suspects in a high speed chase through Gaston, Lincoln and Catawba counties fired a pistol and shotgun at pursuing officers and a passing motorist.
A group of first grade students from Tuttle Elementary reached out to U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan this week. Mrs. Williams, a first grade teacher at Tuttle Elementary partnered with Catawba County Schools Rachelâ€™s Challenge project, and volunteered her students needed to do a kindness project.