Following a three-day trial, Anthony Parks Weiss, 33, of Sherrills Ford, was convicted of felony robbery with a dangerous weapon in Catawba County Criminal Superior Court.
Claremont and Catawba firefighters examine a structure after a small porch fire was extinguished after lunch Wednesday on Boggs Road. The fire damaged the porch flooring but did not significantly damage the home. the cause of the fire is still under investigation.
Two local high schools and their students took a pledge to not text and drive.
Hickory High School and Newton-Conover High School students have pledged to put their phones down while driving.