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July 11th

Brandes to retire from Social Services

July 11, 2013

Beth Brandes will retire as assistant director of Catawba County Social Services on July 31 following 25 years of service and a lifetime of advocacy for children and under-served populations.

July 10th

Hickory man arrested on child sex charges

July 10, 2013

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested a Catawba County man on a child sexual assault charge.

Lincoln County sheriff officials say that  McGarrett Eugene McManus, 30, of 2204 3rd Ave., SE, Hickory, is accused of inappropriately touching a seven year-old female. The offense took place on or about June 15 in Lincoln County.

Hamm elected governor

July 10, 2013

Newton-Conover High School rising senior  Rachael Hamm was elected 2013 N.C. Tarheel Girl State Governor last month.

Family turns to community for help

July 10, 2013

The family of Kevin Glenn Bowman held a press conference Wednesday to ask the community for any leads in the missing mans case.

Kevin’s parents,Grady and Judy Bowman; his aunt, Kathy Johnson; his sister, Julie Bolick and his cousin Lindsey Johnson sat down with local media to discuss the case.

July 9th

Murray’s Mill celebrates 100th anniversary

July 9, 2013

2013 marks the 100th anniversary of the Catawba County Historical Association’s Historic Murray’s Mill.

On July 13, the CCHA and Historic Murray’s Mill are celebrating the accomplishments of the Murray family, who made Murray’s Mill a fixture of Catawba County for many years. 

State of emergency ends for now

July 9, 2013

Catawba County Emergency Management continues to monitor lake and river levels that caused July 5 flooding in the Carpenters Cove area of Lookout Shoals.

“The recent flooding was the result of daily rainfall from June 28 through July 5 inches Catawba County Emergency Management Coordinator, Karyn Yaussy said.

Conover man missing

July 9, 2013

A search team spent  about 10 hours, Saturday canvassing a neighborhood and wooded area looking for Kevin Glenn Bowman, a 33-year-old Conover man, who has not been seen by his family for nearly a week. Bowman was reported missing last  Tuesday. His family last saw him on June 30 when they met for dinner.

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.

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