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August 13th

Company eyes county

August 13, 2012

A leading worldwide organization is considering locating a customer service center in the Hickory area.

No gaming downtown

August 13, 2012

With Maiden store fronts sitting empty and property owners hurting, the downtown area needs of a facelift.

Reunion revs up

August 13, 2012

More than 500 cars and thousands of visitors filled downtown Newton on Sunday as Soldiers Reunion Week got off to a roaring start.

Activities continueTuesday on the east side of the Courthosue Square as “Beach Music Night” fills the streets with sounds and lawn chairs. The free concert, featuring The Catalinas, begins at 7:30 p.m.

Biltmore investors still waiting

August 13, 2012

It has been nearly four years since J.V. Huffman Jr.'s elaborate ponzi scheme unravelled, and the investors who trusted him with millions of dollars are still waiting for resolution.

August 9th

DA recuses from 2009 DWI case

August 9, 2012

A 2009 DWI case continues without resolution at least a little longer after District 25 Attorney James C. Gaither announced this week that he will recuse himself from the case.

August 8th

State loans fund $1.1M in water lines

August 8, 2012

Conover will use $1.1 million in state loans to replace 15,000 feet of water lines in an effort to improve water quality firefighting capabilities throughout the city.

BREAKING: Closed history museum will re-open for Reunion

August 8, 2012

A broken water line closed the Catawba County Museum of History for two days, but the downtown Newton attraction will re-open in time for Soldiers Reunion.

A cast iron water line feeding the building broke some time Tuesday morning, according to Catawba County Historical Association Executive Director Melinda Herzog.

August 7th

New year, new school

August 7, 2012

After the first day of school, the reviews are in for Newton-Conover Middle School.

August 6th

Manhunt finished

August 6, 2012

The search for an alleged armed and dangerous suspect came to a quiet end Sunday morning when Aichon See turned himself in to deputies.

See, 24, of 1966 Crown Drive, Conover, remains in custody at the county jail. His bail was set at $200,000, Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid said.

Man with gun killed by deputies

August 6, 2012

Sheriff's deputies shot and killed a man Sunday after he threatened to shoot himself, his wife and law enforcement agents.

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