Vandals targeted Maiden High School's athletic field house this past weekend, police say.
Maiden police officials say they are still investigating the incident, but they think vandals spray-painted the facility over the weekend.
Local merchants plan to take advantage of recent city code changes during a downtown sidewalk sale this weekend in Newton.
Organizers say they believe more than 30 local businesses will participate in the inaugural Downtown Newton Merchants Sidewalk Sale scheduled for Friday and Saturday.
N.C. Highway Patrol confirms a Maiden-area woman and her daughter were killed when their car collided head-on with a tractor-trailer truck on N.C. 150 about 8 a.m. Wednesday.
Trooper W.A. Martin told The O-N-E that the driver of a 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix was driving westbound on N.C. 150 at the time of the accident.