Archive - Jul 25, 2012 - News Article
As Eastern Catawba Cooperative Christian Ministries continues to provide more than 74,000 crisis relief services to about 25,000 families countywide, the agency has drafted a new way to welcome community support.
Fifteen months after Gildan Activewear Inc. bought GoldToeMoretz, the company is eliminating 86 jobs in Newton.
Workers at Gildan's Newton sock manufacturing facility learned last week that the company plans to close the production plant in 60 days, said Genevieve Gosselin, director of corporate communications for Gildan.
A Hickory High School P.E. teacher and boys basketball coach has been charged with having sex with a student in 2007, 2008 and 2009.
Shawnacie Antoine Johnson, 39, of Conover, was arrested Tuesday morning and charged with four felony counts of statutory rape of a 13-, 14-, or 15-year-old. He was also charged with the felony crime of having sex with a student.
“Thank You, Veterans,” the theme of the 123rd annual Soldiers Reunion patriotic festival, will be carried out by the youngest generation of Catawbans when toddlers and tykes are spotlighted in their own parade on Courthouse Square in Newton on Wednesday, Aug. 15.
Middle school football fans beware, the game day prices are going up.