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June 29th

Busy roads this weekend

June 29, 2012

A drive to never give up

June 29, 2012

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 'permanent' place no more

June 29, 2012

June 28th

Hilton won't seek school board re-election

June 28, 2012

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.

Caution: Heat is ahead

June 28, 2012

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.

Heat Is On

June 28, 2012

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.

June 27th

Racing for Olympic berth

June 27, 2012

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.

Back to work

June 27, 2012

In the hot sun of late June, Newton-Conover’s Red Devils football team started heating up summer practice Wednesday.

'Somebody could have been killed'

June 27, 2012

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.

DWI in the DA's office

June 27, 2012

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.’s office was charged with DWI.

Below is a look at Friday's prep wrestling scores involving Catawba County teams: Friday, Nov. 21...
Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Boys basketball Fred...
The honors continue to roll in for the Newton-Conover boys soccer program. Fresh off their 2-0 win...

 

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