Newton residents Wanda Mitchell and Johnathan Hall won $100 in Hometown Christmas bucks by supporting locally-owned businesses in the area.
INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine recently recognized Catawba Valley Community College with the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award for its efforts to embrace diversity and inclusion in its faculty, staff, students and suppliers.
CVCC was one of only five community colleges in the country, and the only one in North Carolina, to receive the award.
Catawba County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with Lincoln County Narcotics Division, arrested Jason Richard Dickerson, 31, of 3442 Fostall Lane, Maiden on Sunday, Dec. 9. Dickerson was charged with seven counts of Contempt of Court (Perjury) violations and 11 counts of various Felony possession and drug trafficking charges.