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July 19th

Mother charged in boy's drowning

July 19, 2012

A mother has been charged with manslaughter after her five-year-old son drown at a Catawba County boat club earlier this month. Investigators say the woman was drunk when the boy fell into the water.

Trying to 'make' it

July 19, 2012

Economic development leaders say good news is coming for Catawba County.

July 17th

Trailblazers

July 17, 2012

Four trailblazers in the Newton-Conover City Schools system were appropriately saluted for their service to the school system — with red blazers.

Recently Newton-Conover City Schools presented the first Red Blazer Awards to four individuals who have played an integral role to the success of the school system.

19 charged with DWI

July 17, 2012

Police issues 880 traffic and criminal violations in Catawba County during the "Booze it and Lose it" campaign during the July 4 holiday period. Among those there were 19 driving while intoxicated arrests made in the county.

Statewide, there were 63,485 traffic and criminal violations during the period, including 1,937 DWI arrests.

Maiden studies Internet sweepstakes

July 17, 2012

As debate over fees and rules of Internet sweepstakes businesses continues throughout Catawba County, leaders in Maiden are taking a step back and trying to get a better understanding of the situation.

July 13th

Technology at the fingertips

July 13, 2012

Slow polling

July 13, 2012

Early voting and curbside voting in the primary run-off concludes at 1 p.m. Saturday and so far turnout has been ... slow.

Three years later, DWI trial still looms

July 13, 2012

The roof of Alice Pope's Hickory home has been repaired since a car crashed into the residence on 29th Avenue NE more than three years ago.

July 12th

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.

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