Archive - Aug 2012 - News Article
Ken Mohler is an easy-going man with a can-do attitude, according to his boss and co-workers at Gregory Wood Products.
With a grant in process, Bunker Hill Covered Bridge may be getting a facelift along with the first new connection to the Carolina Thread Trail designated in Catawba County.
The first time Harold “Zeke” Saunders attended Soldiers Reunion Day, he was about 7 years old.
“I remember my grandfather brought me,” he said. “It was a picnic type event where they served food.”
After thousands gathered on Catawba County ground to protest a Maiden pastor, county officials are fine tuning the rules for “free speech assembly.”
When William Lemons first started driving gas was 15 cents a gallon. Now Lemons and his wife are paying $3.73 for Plus unleaded.
“I can’t afford to fill up my tank. I put $20 in twice a week,” said Lemons.
When driving through Maiden don’t be alarmed if you see a golf cart on Main Street. This new way of getting around town may soon be in effect.
As the summer sun beats down on the arena, the horse as well as the rider feel the heat.
Whether the rider is a child with physical challenges or a war veteran, the summer warmth is a good thing. After all, when the sun sets on the summer, Rising Hope Farm’s limited operating season will end.
On the way to work and school be prepared to follow traffic laws or pay a fine.
This school year, N.C. Highway Patrol is working with area police departments to help get parents to work and children to school. This means more patrols on area roads near school zones.
As he walks through fields the corn stalks sway, giving away to the weight of his arm. Walking the land and checking his crops is something Russell Hendrick doesn’t consider work. While working 30 acres of corn this year, others would never know that this year was his first in farming.