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Fair's first taste

August 29, 2012

On the first morning of the Hickory American Legion fair, while tents are still being set up, Lucille Johnson and Joyce Peeler had a tall order: judge the baked goods–all them. One display with more than 50 entries and two judges. The containers didn’t matter, nor the process, the determining factor was taste.

Missing man still a mystery

August 29, 2012

After two weeks of searching, Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid met with a missing man’s family Wednesday. Ken Mohler was last seen Aug. 16 at his job at Gregory Wood Products.

“I know the family wants answers, but as of right now we have nothing,” Reid said.

Focus turns to third-grade reading skills

August 29, 2012

New reading requirements could hold back third graders as teachers work on iPads to assess student progress. North Carolina law changes effect 2013-2014 school year, Catawba County Schools third grade promotion and prompt the county to get new testing equipment to better child reading assessments. 

SUV flips in I-40 wreck

August 29, 2012

Bridge work and rush hour traffic played a part in a two car collision on Interstate 40 just before 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Below is a look at Saturday's first-round scores and the Monday/Tuesday schedule of games for the...
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Following a week-long journey in Spartanburg, S.C., Josh Ramseur and Tyrell Fleming returned to...

 

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