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February 14th

Love is in the air with Valentine’s Day weddings

February 14, 2013

Love was in the air, Thursday at the courthouse with 17 couples exchanging wedding vows and one couple renewing vows during the Valentine’s Day Weddings hosted by the Register of Deeds at the Catawba County Courthouse.

February 12th

Hester convicted of double murder

February 12, 2013

Justin Ray Hester, 26, of Lenoir, was convicted of two counts of First Degree Murder Tuesday in Caldwell County Criminal Superior Court.

The defendant was sentenced to two consecutive life sentenced without parole in the North Carolina Division of Adult Correction.

Charges linked in weekend arrests

February 12, 2013

Three arrests over the weekend were all linked to cocaine charges, while an arrest was linked to one of the three suspects.

Catawba says goodbye to town manager Barnett

February 12, 2013

After working for 28 months as the Town Manager for the town of Catawba, Brian Barnett is saying goodbye. Barnett’s last day as the Town Manager is Friday, Feb. 15.

February 11th

School gives back to teens

February 11, 2013

Friday, Feb. 8, three students and principal Tim Woody from Bandys High School took a field trip to the mall. While the field trip seemed unlike any other conventional field trip, the students weren’t going to buy any, they were dropping off jeans.

BREAKING: Bunting steps down as Indians coach

February 11, 2013

Chris Bunting is stepping down after just one season as St. Stephens football coach. His last day at the school is Feb. 19.

Bunting, 32, is leaving his head coaching post with the Indians to take the defensive coordinator position at AAAA Clover High School (S.C.) under newly hired coach Chad Smith.

February 8th

Art unveiled at city hall

February 8, 2013

Thursday the city of Conover staff displayed eight drawings by local students in city hall.

The works, which depicted what they loved the most about Conover, ranged in themes from the local farmers market to the library.

Last Big Mac attack for awhile

February 8, 2013

Starting Sunday, McDonald’s fans wanting their Big Mac attacks will have to wait about 100 days before they can sit down again at the restaurant’s U.S. 70 Conover location.

Two Conover men convicted

February 8, 2013

Two Conover men were convicted of separate sexual offenses Thursday in Catawba County Criminal Superior Court.

Robert Daniel Deese, 34, of Conover, was convicted of Felony Indecent Liberties with a Child (3 counts).
The defendant was sentenced to no less than 15 months and no more than 18 months in the North Carolina Division of Adult Correction.

Pearson retires after 40 years of county service

February 8, 2013

Polly Pearson recently retired from Catawba County Social Services after 40 years of helping people cope with life’s challenges. Originally hired in June of 1972, she taught people the daily skills needed for a successful life.

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