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Pedestrian hit

July 12, 2012

A woman was hit by a car as she tried to direct him into the bay of a garage Wednesday afternoon.

Newton Police Maj. Kevin Yarborough said the accident happened when James Fish, of Catawba, was pulling his 1997 Buick into a bay at the Speed Lube on East D Street just before 12:30  p.m.

Conover pulls plug on video

July 12, 2012

The world's window on Conover City Council has gone dark.

After "experimenting" with live and archived video feeds of Conover City Council meetings, the city's leaders have pulled the plug on Internet cameras shedding light on the city's monthly business.

DA: New law protects property owners

July 12, 2012

A new North Carolina law helps protect property owners from thieves trying to turn stolen scrap metal into profit.

Beginning Oct. 1, the "Metal Theft Protection Act of 2012" sets new requirements for scrap metal dealers, including:

• Scrap metal dealers must pay by check if the scrap metal purchase exceeds $100.

Newton to spend $56K for 1500 feet of street

July 12, 2012

Newton will spend about $56,000 to repair and repave about 1,600 linear feet of a city street — but the city won't be paying for property acquisition along the sides of the existing road.

A young Maiden football team passed its first test of the season on Friday. Powered by quarterback...
Blake Roberts rushed for two touchdowns, and the Newton-Conover defense played stout as the Red...
Below is a look at week one football scores from Catawba County and surrounding areas: Catawba...

 

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