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September 14th

Umbrellas for Ella

September 14, 2012

“Does it rain in Guatemala?”

September 13th

Devils take the field

September 13, 2012

Devils, red and blue, tangle tonight on the gridiron when Newton-Conover travels to face Maiden. Both teams aim to continue surging, with the Red Devils coming off a second straight win, and the Blue Devils seeking their season’s third win against one of their biggest rivals. See page 11 for a preview of the contest.

A new energy surge for jobs

September 13, 2012

To a degree, Smart Electric Works decision to locate its North America headquarters was weighted heavily by just the right set of circumstances.

Citizens warned of scams

September 13, 2012

What seemed like a normal Tuesday for one 86-year-old Conover woman turned into a nightmare. She spent the day chasing after a large sum of money only to find out she was a victim of a scam.

Two killed in N.C. 10 wreck

September 13, 2012

LINCOLNTON — Two men have been killed in a wreck in Lincoln County.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol says the wreck happened shortly before 1 p.m. Wednesday on N.C. 10.

Officials say the victims were 33-year-old Eric Timothy Hicks of Yadkinville and 42-year-old Larry Cook of Vale.

September 12th

Lighting the way

September 12, 2012

A Taiwanese lighting manufacturer with $31 million in annual retail sales opened its North American headquarters in Conover.

And company leaaders say the decision to come to Catawba County was driven, in part, by payback.

“Not” is not an option

September 12, 2012

West Nile Virus bites NC

September 12, 2012

As North Carolina experiences wet weather, Catawba County Health Department, reminds citizens on about serious health problems caused by the flying pesky blood suckers that are now causing deaths.

September 11th

Enduring freedom

September 11, 2012

Citizens in the Hickory Metro joined those nationwide as they marked the 11th anniversary of terrorist attacks on the United States on Sept. 11, 2001.

Halloween tradition cancelled

September 11, 2012

Maiden says “no” more to congested streets and road closes on Halloween.
This year the town is not closing down the street and the two area churches famous for festivities are opting to not participate in the annual event as well.

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