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Archive - Jun 2012 - News Article

June 21st

Murder suspects captured

June 21, 2012

Two men face murder charges after a Wednesday night shooting that left one man dead and another seriously injured in the Vale area.

June 20th

Community rushes to pregnant mother's aid

June 20, 2012

Monita Gibbs was due to give birth to a son on Tuesday, but a different kind of emergency brought neighbors, police and fire to the Conover home of the mother of a disabled child.

"I went into the laundry room and I just saw smoke," she said. "A lot of smoke."

Newton explores costly road repair

June 20, 2012

A city street has caught the attention of Newton City Council member Tom Rowe and he said he wants to see something done about it.

Man Killed

June 20, 2012

A Newton man was killed Tuesday afternoon when he was hit by a car while riding a lawnmower near his mailbox.

June 19th

NCHS alumni cook up fund-raising idea

June 19, 2012

Newton-Conover High School alumni are cooking up a unique fundraiser that could be just the recipe the school's media center needs to get more books.

Red Devil alumni graduating between 1957 and 1995 shared their favorite recipes and compiled a cookbook to raise money in support of current and future Newton-Conover High School students.

County waives landfill fees

June 19, 2012

In a move that could eliminate abandoned, eyesore buildings and spur new economic development, Catawba County leaders will waive certain landfill and erosion control permit fees beginning July 1.

Man tries to set home on fire

June 19, 2012

A man tried to set his residence on fire after a disagreement with his mother over the telephone.

Timothy Joseph Fairbanks Jr., 31, was arrested about 5 p.m. Monday afternoon and charged with arson after an incident on Linville Drive in Hickory.

BREAKING: Person on mower hit by car

June 19, 2012

N.C. 10 is closed near the intersection with Startown Road after a vehicle hit a person on a lawnmower.

Traffic is currently being diverted through the Food Lion shopping center near the Startown crossroads, while emergency responders administer CPR to the victim.

The O-N-E will deliver more details as they become available.

June 18th

'Great' day in the garden

June 18, 2012

Bright sunny skies and warming temperatures weren't enough to keep Dick Walker out of the garden Monday.

"It's actually a great day to be out working," he said. "Low humidity and it isn't really hot."

Newton's power hike back up for vote

June 18, 2012

After two Newton leaders balked at plans for a 6.2 percent power rate hike earlier this month, a proposed $38.5 million spending plan is back up for debate.

Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy has agreed to go on the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission List,...
The Newton-Conover boys soccer team survived a downpour in the first half against Lincolnton on...
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Bandys...

 

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