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July 5th

The race is on

July 5, 2013

The Catawba County Board of Elections was a busy place Friday at lunch as the filing period for seats on local town and city councils started at noon. The filing period ends at noon July 19.

‘State of Emergency’ declared in county

July 5, 2013

Catawba County Board of Commissioners Chair Katherine W. Barnes declared a State of Emergency for Catawba County at 12 p.m. on Friday, July 5, in response to serious flooding in several areas of the county.

July 4th

Maiden parade full of smiles

July 4, 2013

Maiden’s eighth annual Fourth of July “Edith Pirkle Parade” was a huge success  Thursday morning even with the threat of rain.

The grand marshall was N.C. General Assembly Representative Mitchell Setzer from Catawba.

Catawba recalls Gettysburg

July 4, 2013

This week as the nation this week observes the 150th anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg, Catawbans remember local soldiers who fought in the Confederate army in that historic Civil War confrontation.

July 2nd

ECCCM expects surge

July 2, 2013

Due to recent events in North Carolina, approximately 70,000 citizens lost their unemployment benefits last week and about 500,000 citizens have been denied Medicaid benefits statewide.

Demolition of South Newton starts

July 2, 2013

Demolition crews began tearing down the South Newton Elementary School this week. The new elementary school is planned to open by the start of the 2014 school year. The original class rooms, cafeteria and gymnasium date back to 1958. Demolition is expected to be completed in a few weeks.

July 1st

Expanded recycling starts this week

July 1, 2013

Catawba County has expanded its residential recycling program to include a permanent electronics and paint collection area at the Blackburn Landfill.

This service is available year round during regular Landfill operating hours.

Learn and play at the pool

July 1, 2013

There’s plenty to do at the Newton Recreation Center swimming pool, 23 S. Brady Ave. Cool off and celebrate the Fourth of July at the pool, or join later in July for swimming lessons.

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