Archive - Jan 2013 - News Article
A Newton man was arrested early Monday morning with two arrest warrants against him.
Ryan Brandon Pressely, 28, of 3470 Robinson Rd., Newton, was arrested on one charge of First Degree Burglary at 2:20 a.m. Jan. 7, then charged again at 4 a.m. for a charge of Breaking and or Entering.
The trial of former Hickory High School boys basketball coach Shawn Johnson was continued Monday to the April 1 administrative court session due to a scheduling conflict with his attorney.
Johnson’s attorney, Lisa Dubs, has a murder trial starting this week in another county.
The Blue Moon Tavern opened Monday in downtown Newton in the former Artist Cafe building at the corner of North Main and West First Street. Friday night the restaurant hosted a âsoft grand openingâ that raised funds for the Levine Children hospital and tested the kitchen staff on their culinary skills.
See tomorrows OUTLOOK for additional information on the Blue Moon Tavern.
The Newton-Conover City Schools completed its first Fall- Fitness Challenge 2012 for employees of the district.
The challenge was to complete 150 minutes of exercise per week for four weeks (600 min. or 10 hours) prior to the holidays.
Marty McDaniel, owner of the Gold King chain of precious metal purchasing outlets, announced today at his Startown Road facility that he is starting an endowment with the Catawba Valley Community College Foundation to fund Catawba County students who want to make a career in law enforcement through the Basic Law Enforcement Training program.
How did Conover’s Michael Paysour prepare to ring in the New Year? Not by watching television as a glass ball descended a pole in Times Square; not by watching fireworks or by clinking champagne glasses.
He celebrated the week leading up to the New Year by getting glue on his fingers and “pushing petals.”
The city of Newton is pleased to announce the promotion of Jimmy Martin to Deputy Fire Chief.
Martin, a native of Newton, has volunteered and worked for the city for more than 30 years advancing his career in fire service.
He started as volunteer firefighter in December 1979 and was later named volunteer captain.