Two Hickory men were convicted of unrelated child sex cases in Catawba County Criminal Superior Court this week.
One incident occurred in Newton and the other was in the county.
The first case involved David Allen Hefner, 29, of Hickory, who was convicted of three counts Felony Indecent Liberties with a Child.
The Catawba County Board of Commissioners will hold three public hearings during the regularly scheduled Board meeting on Monday, June 17, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the 1924 Courthouse at 30 North College Ave. in Newton.
Flags will be flapping in a warm stiff breeze today as the United States celebrates Flag Day.
Flag day commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on this day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress.
A barn was destroyed Thursday afternoon on Rhoney Farm Road in the Cooksville community.
A passerby reported to 9-1-1 that there was a barn on fire and heavy smoke coming from it at 4328 Rhoney Farm Rd. a little after 12:30 p.m.