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.