Archive - May 24, 2012 - News Article
Citizens across Catawba County and the nation are sharing their thoughts on Pastor Charles Worley's anti-gay remarks during a May 13 sermon at Providence Road Baptist Church in Maiden.
If you haven't heard the remarks, a YouTube video clip is included below.
What are your thoughts on Worley's comments? Share now by voting in the latest reader poll at observernewsonline.com.
Newton-Conover City Schools hired a new football coach Thursday morning.
The Newton-Conover City Schools Board of Education met at 7:30 a.m. to consider approval of the hire of Brint Russell as P.E. coach at Newton-Conover High School. He'll be the new football coach for the Red Devils, replacing Nick Bazzle who left for Alexander Central earlier this year.
Police think they may have caught the man responsible for the thefts of $60,000 in copper wiring from an abandoned Conover plant in recent weeks.
Within the past month, there have been multiple copper cable larcenies at an abandoned manufacturing plant near 405 Wortha Herman Road Southwest in Conover.
The Catawba County Sheriff's Office recently reported the following arrests and incidents.
* Arlette Nicole Forrester, 41, of Denver, was arrested on charges of aggravated assault. She washeld on a $1,000 unsecured bond.