Archive - 2013 - News Article
Air Force Airman James E. Turnball graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
Newton City Council member Wes Weaver hopes Newton citizens have recognized his hard work and will express that in November by voting to keep him on the Newton City Council.
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.,