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May 6th

Claremont names new police chief

May 6, 2013

Claremont is excited to announce its new Police Chief, Deputy Chief Gary Bost, to assume the post vacated by longtime Chief Gerald Tolbert.

Teacher arrested for peeping

May 6, 2013

A Hickory teacher made his first appearance in court at the Catawba County Justice Center on Monday for two counts of Felony Secret Peeping.

Scott William Grantham, 50, of 1371 5th St. NE in Hickory was arrested on Friday, May 3 at Arndt Middle School for the two felony charges. Grantham was an English as Second Language  teacher at the school.

Rapper arrested in Conover

May 6, 2013

The headline act for the Conover Tavern was arrested Saturday at the Holiday Inn Express in Conover for drug related offenses.

Rap artist, Sean P. Joseph from Atlanta Ga., was arrested and charged with Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver marijuana, simple assault and Possession of Scheduled III Controlled substance.

May 3rd

Boy Scout Show this weekend

May 3, 2013

The annual “Scout Show” will be held on Saturday, May 4, from 1 p.m. till 5 p.m. at the American Legion Fairgrounds on U.S. 70 in Newton.

May 2nd

Montessori Mudstacle is a huge success

May 2, 2013

Catawba County’s first-ever mud run, the Montessori Mudstacle, took in proceeds of over $26,000 to benefit Montessori at Sandy Ford according to Mary Helen Cline, director of the school. 

Committee wins an award from Governor

May 2, 2013

The Teen Christmas Committee, part of Catawba County’s Christmas Bureau, was one of 21 recipients of the Governor’s Medallion Award last week in Raleigh.

Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory presented Rose Arant, Chair of the Committee, with the state’s highest award for volunteer service.

May 1st

Gallagher named CFO at Frye Regional

May 1, 2013

Frye Regional Medical Center welcomes Sean Gallagher as the hospital’s new chief financial officer.

Gallagher began working at Frye in April 2013, after working most recently as interim CFO of Providence Hospitals in Columbia, SC.

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Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...

 

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