Archive - Jun 2012 - News Article
Life has a way of throwing major roadblocks in our journey towards happiness. Such is the case of Phairlever Woodson Pearson, of Newton. His friends know him as Woody.
A group of long-time Catawba County Schools educators who served and led together are now leaving together.
Catawba County Schools Superintendent Glenn Barger is leaving for the second time,and after a career as an educator and two terms on the school board, CCS Board Chair Joyce Spencer announced Tuesday she won't seek re-election.
With record temperatures expected during the weekend ahead, Catawba County's Emergency Management officials remind area residents to be mindful of dangers posed by the heat.
The heat is on in Catawba County, and for the first time in several years, temperatures in Newton, Conover and other communities in the area are expected to reach 100 degrees.
A former Hickory High School athlete is aiming tonight to become the first Catawba County resident to compete in the Olympics.
Ryan Hill, a redshirt junior distance runner at N.C. State University this past season, is competing at the United States Track and Field Olympic Trails in Eugene, Ore. for a chance to make the 2012 Olympic team.
In the hot sun of late June, Newton-Conover’s Red Devils football team started heating up summer practice Wednesday.
Dr. Ross Nash was heading home to Charlotte after the Mrs. North Carolina Pageant in Newton when disaster hit him almost head-on.
As he drove west on N.C. 10, an oncoming car ran onto the shoulder of the road, before over-correcting and skidding into his lane of travel.
Almost a year after a Catawba County assistant district attorney was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, another employee of District Attorney James C. Gaither Jr.â€™s office was charged with DWI.