The city of Claremont has spirit and it shows.
As Claremont area residents gear up for Bunker Hill High Schoolâ€™s homecoming game, the town is showing support for the big night. To pep up the entire city, Claremont and the high school have teamed up to host a Community Pep Rally.
In August along there were 42 offenses of burglary, 18 simple physical assault offenses and 30 larceny from a motor vehicle offenses. With numbers like that the Catawba County Sheriffs Office seemed to have a busy month of August, however Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid said that even though the numbers may seem high to residents, the statistics show the sheriffâ€™s office has had an average month.
Two men were killed early Sunday morning less than a mile from home after their vehicle hit a tree.
Philip Wayne White, 33, and Reggie Gene Hunsucker, 44, of Vale were traveling home on Cat Square Road in Lincoln County, when the two men ran off the road to the right, overcorrected and then collided with a tree at 2 a.m. Sunday morning said N.C. Highway Trooper T. Washburn.