Archive - 2012 - News Article
Bandys High School has called for a noon press conference today to name only its fifth football coach in the past 49 years.
After head coach Randy Lowman decided to step down as head football coach after 26 years, as well as athletic director effective Dec. 31, Bandys High School announced it would have a replacement named either this past Friday or today.
Weather was a factor for the Newton Police Department, Conover Police Department and N.C. Highway Patrol, on Friday, Dec. 7.
The three departments worked together late Friday evening to conduct a drunk driving checkpoint at the intersection of N.C. 16 and E 20th Street in Newton.
The hospital welcomes all who have been invited to attend next week's dedication that is planned for Monday, Dec. 10 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The dedication will feature tours of the new facilities.
The goal for CVMC is to provide a one-stop shop for the patients who will be visiting the new pavilion.
Some 71 years later, Dec. 7 is still a somber day for many military families as well as the older generations who lived to hear the news over the family radio.
For the Catawba County community, the day was when the first casualty from the county was killed.
One day after his retirement at Bandys High School, Randy Lowman reflected on his past 26 years as head football coach and a combined 38 years as both a coach and player at the school.
To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Tuesday night the City of Conover held its twenty-third annual âChristmas in the Parkâ celebration that was held in the Downtown Park Gazebo.
âThis is the most fun we have had this year,â Conover resident Amy Asheford said. âWe moved here in March and didnât know that Conover really would go all out on a Tuesday night.â
Tuttle Elementary School students from all grade levels cheered with excitement on Tuesday, Dec. 4 when ex-NFL Giants running back, Lee Rouson visited. School principal DeAnna Finger said the visit has been long overdue as the school has been trying to get a speaker for many years now.
Bandys football coach Randy Lowman is retiring after 26 years as head coach, the school announced on Wednesday.
Lowman, 58, is also leaving his teaching and athletic director positions. His last day at the school will be Dec. 31.
In 26 years as the leader of the Trojans' football program, Lowman tallied a 206-118-1 overall record, including a 104-75 mark in conference play.
Catawba County Assistant County Manager Dewey Harris has earned the International City/County Management Association's (ICMA) Credentialed Manager designation. Established in 2002, the ICMA Credentialed Manager program recognizes professional government managers whom the ICMA certifies as having a “commitment to continuous learning and professional development."
On Thursday, Nov. 29, Narcotics Investigators with the Newton Police Department executed a search warrant at a residence located 214 West G St. in Newton.