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Anti-hate group charges forward

May 29, 2012

Organizers of one of the largest protests in region history hope to balloon their recent success into something bigger.

Sparkman gourds available at memorial luncheon

May 29, 2012

Greater Hickory Metro residents have a chance to grab a piece of gourd history and local treasure next month at a memorial luncheon for National Gourd Lady Margaret Sparkman.  

YMCA officials announced this week they will hold a luncheon in Sparkman’s memory on June 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Adrian L. Shuford YMCA in Conover.

Authorities: No misconduct in officer shooting

May 29, 2012

Authorities determined there was no evidence of criminal misconduct by a Hickory police officer who shot a man during a traffic stop in December.

District 25 Attorney Jay Gaither's office announced the findings this week after a six-month investigation of the shooting.

Fire station repairs under way

May 29, 2012

Fire officials say it will take crews about four months to complete a $105,000 renovation project at Newton Fire Department’s Station No. 3.

The O-N-E Morning Read: Tuesday, May 29

May 29, 2012

About a thousand people lined U.S. 321 Business in Newton during the weekend. Most were protesting anti-gay remarks made by a Maiden preacher earlier this month.

A group of counter protesters also gathered to preach their perspective on what the Bible says.

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