Archive - 2013 - News Article
The Wal-Mart stores in Hickory and Conover are once again allowing their “Build A Backpack” school supply drive to blend with Catawba County United Way’s Volunteer Center’s “Stuff the Bus” school collection effort.
“Good Luck to the USA,” the theme of the 124th annual Soldiers Reunion patriotic festival, will be carried out by the youngest generation of Catawbans when toddlers and tykes are spotlighted in their own parade on Courthouse Square in Newton on Wednesday, Aug. 14.
CR Laine Furniture has begun construction to expand its facilities by 42,000 square feet in order to accommodate the company’s growth.
Council member Robert C. Abernethy, Jr. is seeking a second term on Newton City Council.
Seven candidates called it close by waiting to the last morning to file for the 2013 municipal elections with the Catawba County Board of Elections on Friday.
The deadline was noon, and the last candidate filed just after 11:30 a.m.
The filing period started at noon on Friday July 5.
A couple was arrested on multiple felony charges after law enforcement found various illegal drugs in a Conover area residence.
An investigation led the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office to obtain a search warrant on Wednesday for a residence at 1581 Glimmering Sand Lane, said Sheriff Coy Reid.
Soldiers Reunion Cruisin’, one of the popular events of Newton’s annual Soldiers Reunion patriotic festival, this year will feature the music that America hummed, sang and danced to when the classic cars featured in the cruising were new. The afternoon-into-evening display and cruise is set for Sunday, August 11.
Authorities say a Conover man has been arrested as an accessory after the fact in connection to the June 10 shooting death of Jerrod Mason.
According to sheriff department reports, Marcus T. Kennedy, 30, of 2324 Edna St.,
Hickory police arrested a Conover man Tuesday for unlawfully using a company fuel card to buy over $21,000 in gas.
According to police records, Joshua Aaron Williams, 35, of 5435 Circle K Dr., was charged with one count of felony
An Alabama woman and her family were in Newton Thursday, celebrating the national launch of a product she started designing at her dining room table more than five years ago.
Drew Ann Long from Alabaster, Al. created “Caroline’s Cart,” a shopping cart to accommodate special needs children.