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August 7th

Wrestling with park’s future

August 7, 2013

Claremont City Council members were left with plenty of unanswered questions about the future of Francis Sigmon Park on Monday night during their August meeting.

The park, which has been sitting vacant since 2007 when the city took it over, is comprised of 27.1 acres valued at $145,500, or $5,369 per acre.

Attempted murder charge

August 7, 2013

A Claremont man has been jailed on an attempted murder charge after telling emergency operators early Saturday morning that he had shot his girlfriend, according to local law enforcement.

Richard Donnell Beatty, 56, of Beatty, 56, of 2742 Sherlock Street in Claremont.

August 6th

Waiting on the feds

August 6, 2013

County leaders are hoping for a federal disaster declaration following last month's flooding, they said during Monday morning's commissioners meeting.

If that declaration is approved, they county plans to set up a disaster recovery center where citizens can go through the application process to be approved for state and federal assistance.

August 5th

SBI aiding deputies with meth probe

August 5, 2013

Deputies have charged two people this week, saying a probation officer's tip led to the discovery of a  suspected methamphetamine manufacturing operation July 25 at the couple's residence.

Catawba native Bobby Lutz is a finalist for the head men's basketball coaching job at College of...
Todd Starkey is leaving the Lenoir-Rhyne women’s basketball program to take an assistant coaching...
After five seasons, Ryan Succop's career as a Kansas City Chief is over. The Chiefs cut the veteran...

 

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