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Third arrested following shootout

May 1, 2012

Authorities arrested a third man Monday night suspected of being involved in a Hickory shootout that injured three men this past weekend.

Hickory police and Catawba County sheriff’s deputies served a warrant at a home at 1463 Peregrine Drive in Catawba. Authorities were searching for Marcus Tyrone Kennedy.

Trail repairs add costs, closure time

May 1, 2012

A short segment of Newton’s Heritage Trail Greenway recently reopened after crews spent nearly six months on a culvert replacement project along the three-quarter-mile stretch.

Public works officials say crews replaced about four culverts along Phase II of the greenway that the state identified as not meeting standards during an inspection last year.

Salvation Army store to relocate this month

May 1, 2012

The Salvation Army’s Newton thrift store sits in an old “A” Street building with myriad repair needs and cramped parking.

By the middle of this month, the store will solve those challenges by moving to the site of a former automobile dealership in Conover.

Newton printer up for sale

May 1, 2012

One of Newton’s oldest surviving businesses may have closed its doors for good.

Epps Printing Co., which dates back to the early 1920s, is up for sale.

Catawba County crime, May 1

May 1, 2012

The Catawba County Sheriff's Office reported the following arrests and incidents.

Arrests

April 29
* Jamie Marie Lowery, 35, of Denver, was arrested on burglary-forced entry charges. She was held in the Catawba County Detention Center on a $3,000 secured bond.

The O-N-E Morning Read: Tuesday, May 1

May 1, 2012

The Catawba County home and property Jeremy Mayfield was auctioned on the courthouse steps in Newton on Monday. The bank that loaned the ex-NASCAR driver money for the property won the auction with a $1.725 million bid. Mayfield still owes Carolina Farm Credit about $3 million. 

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