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March 18th

Meeting gathers ideas for future projects and performances

March 18, 2013

Teen kicks way to black belt

March 18, 2013

The room is filled with a staunch smell of sweat and blood. There is a blur of kicks, chops and punches all over the room. In the middle is Brooke Randall, 15, of Hickory who recently received her black belt in karate.
  

March 15th

Students ‘got skills’

March 15, 2013

Second-grade students at Shuford Elementary school are honing their skills both in the classroom and outside of it.

Seven students from Mrs. Angie Sigmon’s second-grade class at Shuford Elementary presented at the North Carolina Technology in Education Society (NCTIES) Conference last Thursday in Raleigh.

March 14th

First female pilot in Catawba passes

March 14, 2013

 Newton native Julius Frances Abernethy Huitt, who set a local record for women in previously male achievements before she and her husband moved to Hawaii more than half a century ago, has died in her adopted state.

Careless cigarette costs chair

March 14, 2013

The Newton Fire Department responded to a reported house fire Wednesday night but found something a little different.

Initial reports at 9:09 p.m. to 911 were from one of the occupants that said the house was on fire and that everyone was attempting to get out, according to fire officials.

March 13th

Men arrested on separate child exploitation

March 13, 2013

March 12th

Volunteers needed for special event

March 12, 2013

The Catawba Valley Special Olympics are seeking volunteers for the Spring Track and Field Games on Friday, April 26, at Newton-Conover High School.

Volunteers are essential for a successful event and will help with the hundreds of athletes that are competing in the various events.

March 11th

Small fire no match

March 11, 2013

A small neighborhood crowd gathered to watch the Newton Fire Department quickly control an apartment fire Friday, March 8, at 115 East Thirteenth Street.

The occupants were cooking and accidentally started a fire that damaged the kitchen cabinets, the wall and the ceiling according to fire officials.

Mother arrested for child abuse

March 11, 2013

Newton Police Department arrested Twyla Gayle Stewart, 25, of 815 East First street, Newton, Saturday for misdemeanor child abuse.

March 7th

Showcased in Lenoir

March 7, 2013

Twenty-five minutes north of Hickory, on U.S. 321, JEBCC has offered quality entertainment and rental facilities since 1993.
Jeff Bentley, director of JEBCC, said the center has seen a lot of growth each year.

“It’s quite a challenge for us — a lot of people have misconceptions about the facility,” Bentley said. “We are 95 percent self-supporting — we raise those funds.”

The game time for the fourth-round volleyball playoff game between Newton-Conover and Bunker Hill...
The Newton-Conover football team will try to bounce back from its first loss of the season tonight...
Below is a look at Thursday's third-round volleyball playoff scores involving Catawba County teams...

 

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