Archive - Jan 2013 - News Article
Dr. Ramona Fletcher was recently named English Department Head at Catawba Valley Community College.
During the Wednesday afternoon hours, weather reports indicated a severe weather alert with a tornado watch and wind advisory. The tornado watch stayed in effect until 8 p.m. while the wind advisory was continued through the night until 6 a.m.
Newton-Conover High School entered this week with $1,068.93 raised for the “Coaches vs. Cancer” charity program.
After Monday night, the school more than doubled its total and neared its goal of $2,500 raised.
Catawba County Sheriff’s deputies shot an armed woman near Catawba, Tuesday afternoon.
Deputies responded to a 911 call from a residence at 4787 U.S. 70 East a little after 12:30 p.m.
The caller reported that a female family member there was armed and possibly suicidal.
Barry B. Edwards, who has served as Catawba County’s Utilities and Engineering Director since 1995, has been named one of the winners of the 2013 Energy Leadership Awards by the Business Journal of Charlotte.
Traffic was slowed on N.C. 16 South on Monday afternoon around 3:30 p.m., after a three car accident involved a Catawba County Schools school bus and three other vehicles. Highway Patrol officials said the pile up was the result of a driver failing to brake. The accident began with a Chevrolet Malibu failing to brake and colliding with a Chevrolet Tahoe.
The Catawba County Sheriffs department is asking for public assistance in identifying an armed robbery suspect.
The Sun House convenience store located at 1901 U.S. 70 SW in Hickory was held up at gunpoint Monday night a few minutes after 10:30 p.m. according to sheriff records.
The National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), the nation’s leading organization focused on promoting entrepreneurship through community colleges, has named Gary Muller with Catawba Valley Community College among its first-ever NACCE Fellows in Community Outreach.
Business minds, owners and interested citizens joined the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Jan. 23 for its annual Legislative Issues Luncheon. The luncheon was served to it’s full room of guests at the Crowne Plaza in Hickory.
Suzanne M. White, who is serving as Public Services Manager for the Rowan Public Library in Salisbury, has managed comprehensive library programs, services and personnel at two full service library branches in Rowan County for more than seven years, and has had a successful career in library services spanning more than twenty years, has been named Catawba County's new Library Director.