Archive - Jul 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.
Hickory High School's boys basketball coach has been indicted on four counts of statutory rape and having sex with a student.
Thirty-one young people are helping out at Catawba County Library this summer as part of a cooperative effort between the library system and Catawba County Schools.
An argument over dinner sparked a Friday night argument that ended with a Catawba County man shooting his brother to death.
Billy Ray Seagle, 54, is charged with murdering his younger brother Kenneth Franklin Seagle, 53 at their home near Baker’s Mountain Park.
Manufacturing companies in Catawba County have a new portal to the world and potential customers around the planet are already taking notice.
Police are investigating a rash of 14 car break-ins in Maiden and the surrounding areas.
Maiden Police Chief Tracy Ledford said that thieves broke into 11 vehicles in the Brookwood, Oakwood and Springdale residential developments between Wednesday night and Thursday morning. He estimated the total value of items stolen at about $1,500.
After 31 games and four championships, the Bandys girls basketball team is on the cusp of history....
Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores across Catawba County:
Bunker Hill 13, West...
Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores across Catawba County:
Bunker Hill 11,...