Archive - Mar 30, 2012 - News Article
Among many Holy Week services in Catawba County, a new community-wide service debuts Friday night at the Old Post Office Playhouse in Newton.
Roger and Lisa McCoy in the process of closing a deal to purchase the State Cinema. While the specifics are still being negotiated, the family has taken over the reins of the old theater â€” cleaning up, fixing up and preparing the old cinema for a new era of local screening that will begin this weekend.
If Catawba County could take a look in the mirror, what would it see?
A decades-old Holy Week tradition will transform this year as Newton-area faith leaders seek to share the story of Jesus' final days with more citizens.
For years, local churches have taken turns hosting a noontime Good Friday service for community members of all denominations.
The following Catawba County citizens were convicted of felony offenses and were sentenced this week in Criminal Superior Court.
*Jeffery Scott Canipe, 37, of Hickory was convicted of felony indecent liberties with a child and was sentenced to 21-26 months in the N.C. Department of Correction.
Newton has canceled its city council meeting scheduled for Tuesday.
The council will next meet April 17 at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at City Hall.
Catawba County leaders are hoping area schools can get more proceeds from lotteries like this weekâ€™s Mega Millions lottery.
Have you bought your lottery ticket yet?