Archive - Apr 2013 - News Article
With 180 days until it kicks of its 11th annual event, the Greater Hickory Classic golf tournament announced some major sponsorship news on Tuesday.
A pair of Newton residents, including 27-year-old Richard Harris and 31-year-old Jennifer Brown, appear to be safe following Monday's attacks at the 117th Boston Marathon.
Five Catawba County natives were among the field of 27,000 entrants in the Marathon, including Harris, Brown and Hickory residents Angela Hamilton, John Johnsen and Katie Ledford.
Over the weekend, boys across Catawba County came together at the 2013 Boy Scout Lakeland District Spring Camporee that was hosted by Dr. Bob Hart and his wife, Becky, at historic Hart Square in western Catawba County.
Thunderstorms cleared just in time for Bandys High School to hold its annual Agriculture Day. The fact filled day began at 9 a.m. as Future Farmers of America students and Bandys teachers navigated eight elementary schools through each of the stations.
A single car accident Thursday night just before 8 p.m., severely damaged an occupied residence at 3083 Buffalo Shoals Road, Maiden.
There were no injuries reported.
Bandys Fire Department officials said the occupants of the house were sitting in the room where the Honda passenger car struck.
The community is invited to celebrate the happy life at Godoy Art Studio on Saturday, April 13 at 4 p.m. located at 105 N College Ave. in Newton.
The show, entitled â€śLa Dolce Vita,â€ť features 16 local artists.
Newton Fire Department responded to a gas leak on Wednesday morning on North Ashe Avenue in Newton.
Several roads were closed, including 21st through 26 Street and Northwest Boulevard through Main Street.
Workers and residents were evacuated from the area for about an hour while crews worked to close off the gas line and secure the area.
Burke Mortuary, located in Maiden and Newton, is known for their locally-owned service to the community, but recently the mortuary has added an extra touch to help families during their grieving period.
Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigators operating on a tip from the public discovered a meth operation at a home on Coral Drive north of Lincolnton and two Maiden residents were arrested.
Newton-Conover City Schools will have a new Superintendent starting July 1.
Dr. David Stegall was named the new Superintendent of Newton-Conover City Schools at the Board of Education meeting on Monday night.