Archive - Jul 2012 - News Article
Twenty-nine defendants were convicted of felony offenses and sentenced during the week of Criminal Superior Court held June 25 – June 29, 2012 in Burke, Caldwell and Catawba County.
Catawba County defendants convicted include:
Close your eyes and picture it: small-town America.
Looking for something â€ścoolâ€ť to do locally this July 4th?
The Newton Parks & Recreation Department is planning an â€śIndependence Day Splash Bashâ€ť at the city of Newton Swimming Pool on Wednesday, 1-6 p.m.
For the price of pool admission, area residents can visit the pool for a refreshing swim, and join in games, contests, and activities for the entire family.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) â€” Andy Griffith, who made homespun Southern wisdom his trademark as the wise sheriff in "The Andy Griffith Show" and the rumpled defense lawyer in "Matlock," died Tuesday. He was 86.
Griffith died about 7 a.m. at his coastal home, Dare County Sheriff Doug Doughtie said in a statement.
Hot dogs. Popcorn. Pretzels and the crack of a ball against a bat on sun-soaked baseball diamond.
Few atmospheres are uniquely American like the nation’s baseball stadiums, and no holidays celebrate the nation like Independence Day.
Early voting in the primary run-off is underway, but citizens can only cast ballots at one location before the July 17 run-off election day.
Board of elections officials say that will also be the case when early voting arrives for November's general election.
Clerks at two Catawba County convenience stores were among 243 statewide cited for selling tobacco products to minors.
During fiscal year 2011-2012, North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement agents conducted 1,870 unannounced tobacco compliance checks in 90 counties across the state and cited 243 store clerks for selling tobacco or tobacco products to a minor.