Archive - Apr 13, 2012 - News Article
Newton-Conover High School wants community input in the process of selecting a new football coach, caregivers for the autistic are invited to an information seminar and a barbecue and poker event will raise money for the Claremont Rescue Squad and a scholarship that honors a former city servant.
Those events and more are all in the week ahead for Catawba County.
Catawba County commissioners will discuss adopting a resolution Monday that will support the stateâ€™s proposed marriage amendment.
Arthur Moss monitors his energy usage pretty closely.
So when his electricity bill jumped up hundreds of dollars in recent months, he knew something was wrong. â€¨Moss stood before Maidenâ€™s Town Council last month and asked leaders for some type of explanation, and ultimately help, in figuring out why the bill was so high.
Police are looking for thieves who stole thousands of dollars in aluminum wire from a furniture plant in Conover.
Workers at Southern Furniture in Conover reported a large amount of wiring stripped from its No. 2 plant earlier this week. Conover police say they are still looking for the suspect.
Fire officials say arson was to blame for a blaze that damaged a Hickory apartment this week.
At 12:01 a.m. Thursday, Hickory firefighters were dispatched to a fire at the Ridgecrest Apartments at 2940 12th Ave. SE.
Firefighters controlled the blaze by 12:19 a.m., and no one was injured.
Investigators estimate damage at $10,000, mostly from heat and smoke.