Archive - May 22, 2012 - News Article
Newton-Conover school leaders say they hope to hire a high school football coach this week.
Newton-Conover City Schools (NCCS) Superintendent Dr. Barry Redmond said he contacted school board members about the coaching hire Tuesday afternoon. Redmond said he requested a Thursday morning meeting for the school board to consider approval of hiring a Red Devils coach.
Newton-Conover Rotary Club presented its two highest honors during the civic organization's annual Rotary Night event.
During Tuesday's ceremony that included scholarship announcements and prizes awarded in the club's annual raffle fund-raiser, Newton-Conover Rotary announced the recipients of the Charles R. Corriher Vocational Service Award and the Dr. William T. MacLauchlin Award.
The town of Maiden is swamped in controversy after a local pastor’s anti-gay comments gained national headlines this week.
Catawba County Schools honored the top-ranked senior class members of its six high schools at a luncheon Tuesday at Catawba Country Club.
Catawba County wrecks killed two people within 15 minutes of one other Sunday.
A Sherrills Ford man died in the first wreck on Mount Pleasant Road near Terrell just after 4:30 p.m. Highway Patrol says a 55-year-old man crossed the road's center line on his motorcycle and hit a car head-on. Troopers say speeding led to his accident.