Archive - Sep 2012 - News Article
Newton-Conover City Schools are still in the process of developing a budget for a proposed new school building.
Assistant Superintendent David Stegall said the school board is still working on revising its budget and reviewing bids before a final decision is made.
NC Highway Patrol reports drugs and cash were found on the scene of last Sunday’s fatal motorcycle wreck on U.S. 321.
Driver John Franklin, 35, of Claremont, was carrying $1,714 in cash on him when the motorcycle he was driving crashed, NC Highway Patrol Sgt. J. Womack said.
Child Passenger Safety Week comes to a close this weekend, but the safety of children continues.
As the Catawba County Animal Shelter reaches capacity, Catawba County Board of Commissioners are working to construct a new facility.
“The capacity has reached as high as 259 animals,” Emergency Services Director Bryan Blanton said. “The problem is when you have animals that close diseases can spread and there is a safety issue.”
An employee at Marshall Steam Station in Terrell was rescued early Wednesday after a 20-foot fall.
Calendar changes across the state will change the look of the school year.
The 2012-2013 school calender will be the last of its kind of Catawba County as new school calendar requirements become effective July 2013.
Government action this week paved the way for another data center in the Hickory Metro region.