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Downtown Newton joins historic register

May 11, 2012

Newton learned Friday its downtown historic district is officially included on the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places.

The N.C. State Historic Preservation Office, which administers the National Register program in the state, announced Newton's inclusion on the list.

NCHS students get reality check

May 11, 2012

Newton-Conover High School students got a taste of reality Friday when it comes to drinking and driving.

Area firefighters, paramedics and police participated in a DWI wreck simulation for students at NCHS with one message in mind — don’t drink and drive.

Sheriff won't help fund gang initiative

May 11, 2012

The Catawba County sheriff says he will not help fund a countywide gang initiative that has targeted dozens of violent offenders in the past two years.

Maiden proposes tax drop

May 11, 2012

Maiden will attempt to lower tax rates once again in the coming fiscal year.

According to a recommended 2012-13 fiscal year budget prepared by Maiden Town Manager Todd Herms, the town will lower its property tax rate by one cent to 38 cents per $100 of valuation.

DMV: Woman wrongfully issued licenses

May 11, 2012

A Vale woman faces 13 felony charges of wrongfully issuing state driver's licenses at the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles office in Newton.

The DMV License and Theft Bureau arrested Cathy Rudisill, 62, on the charges Monday. Rudisill resigned Wednesday from her position as a DMV license examiner.

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May 11, 2012

Catawba County experienced a busy week of news — from a 2012 primary election to big hires at Catawba County Schools and Maiden High School.

Maiden also won the CVAC baseball title Monday night.

And the sheriff chased and tackled a burglar in Hickory on Wednesday.

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