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Hickory Tavern honors ‘Good Citizens’

December 31, 2012

The Hickory Tavern Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, honored three good citizens at their luncheon meeting on Dec. 11.

The chapter winner was Landry Brown from St. Stephens High School, son of Rodney and Tammy Brown. He will advance to the District level. 

City honors retirees

December 31, 2012

The city of Newton recognized six retiring employees in December.

On Dec. 14, the city honored Deputy Fire Chief Jerry Travis and firefighter/engineer Charles Richard “Rick” Crater with a luncheon at Fire Station 2 (Northside). Travis served the city for 20 years as a firefighter, lieutenant, captain and deputy fire chief.

December 27th

Catawba’s history retold

December 27, 2012

Jan Brown would be considered a Catawba County transplant to some people. Brown is originally from Florida, but you wouldn’t know it by the stories she can tell about the little town of Catawba, where she resides now. Those many stories are what started Brown’s books, “Heartbeat of Catawba” Vol. 1 and Vol. 2.

December 21st

Man arrested in meth possession

December 21, 2012

On Dec. 20, the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division with the assistance of the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations served a search warrant at the residence of 2615 12th Ave. Drive NE in Conover as a result of an ongoing drug investigation.

Grand prize winners are announced

December 21, 2012

Two Newton residents and a family from Sherrills Ford each won a grand prize pack valued at $800.
Jessica Nicholas from Newton dropped her entry slip into the Hometown Christmas gift box while she was paying her city of Newton utility bill at Newton’s city hall.

Meteorologist visits South Newton

December 21, 2012

To end the nine week grading period, South Newton’s second grade welcomed WBTV’s Al Conklin to finish their science unit in weather. The students were eager to meet the local celebrity and Meteorologist.

December 20th

Rotary club works to feed students

December 20, 2012

With the school year reaching the halfway mark, the Rotary Club of Newton-Conover is doing it’s best to keep students fed during the weekends. The Rotary Club feeds students through The Back Pack Program. The club worked with the Department of Social Services to “adopt” Startown Elementary School in Newton.

Students give back

December 20, 2012

From left, Lindsay Lansdawne, Shelby Lail Kneeling, Erin Kelley and Elaina Ramseur-Luckey show off the 917 non-perishable food items South Newton Elementary School collected. The students are student council representatives for the fifth grade. Terry Drum’s fifth grade class collected the most items with 430 cans and won a pizza party.

December 19th

Receiving Christmas miracles

December 19, 2012

Michael Vodek holds up his gift choice for Roxane Chatman’s son, while she looks for a gift. The couple were two of the many caregivers who picked out gifts at the Catawba County Christmas Bureau.

December 18th

Catawba Regional Hospice hosts tree lighting events

December 18, 2012

At Christmas tree lightings on Dec. 13 and 14, Catawba Regional Hospice honored patients and family members who have been served during the past year.

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