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August 20th

Man still missing after four days

August 20, 2012

Ken Mohler is an easy-going man with a can-do attitude, according to his boss and co-workers at Gregory Wood Products.

August 17th

Protecting history

August 17, 2012

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.

Piedmont lands in Newton

August 17, 2012

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.”

Woman accused of faking food poisoning

August 17, 2012

County mulls new rules for free speech

August 17, 2012

After thousands gathered on Catawba County ground to protest a Maiden pastor, county officials are fine tuning the rules for “free speech assembly.”

August 15th

Pressure at the pump

August 15, 2012

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.
 

Coming soon: golf carts on the road?

August 15, 2012

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.

August 14th

Rising Hope for the future

August 14, 2012

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.

Increasing patrols

August 14, 2012

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.

August 13th

Cream of the Crop

August 13, 2012

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.

On a St. Stephens swim team with several family ties, the Cherkez sisters help to provide a rock...
Following a week-long journey in Spartanburg, S.C., Josh Ramseur and Tyrell Fleming returned to...
Below is a look at Monday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...

 

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