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Gospel sounds set

July 27, 2012

The Whisnants and The Mylon Hayes Family will perform at the annual Soldiers Reunion Gospel Music Night on the square in downtown Newton.

Headlining the popular singing event will be The Whisnants, a Morganton-based southern gospel group that originated in 1970. The band has performed throughout the United States and Canada.

Jobless rate goes up slightly

July 27, 2012

Unemployment climbed in Catawba County and the Hickory Metro during June — and well before news that Gildan Activewear confirmed plans to eliminate 86 jobs from Newton at the end of September.

Focus on DWI drives DA 'to make changes'

July 27, 2012

When it comes to prosecuting cases of driving while intoxicated, Catawba County's district attorney's office has produced an 86.5 percent conviction rate during the past two years in the county.

For the whole three-county district, James C. Gaither Jr.'s District 25 Attorney's office has secured convictions in 88 percent of the cases it has disposed.

Facing 4th and 9 on its opening drive, the Newton-Conover football team capitalized on a special...
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