Archive - 2013 - News Article
A brief ceremony at Newton-Conover High School will be held Friday, May 10 for students to witness the dedication of a bronze plaque that looks back to one of the 20th century’s dramatic periods.
Claremont is excited to announce its new Police Chief, Deputy Chief Gary Bost, to assume the post vacated by longtime Chief Gerald Tolbert.
A Hickory teacher made his first appearance in court at the Catawba County Justice Center on Monday for two counts of Felony Secret Peeping.
Scott William Grantham, 50, of 1371 5th St. NE in Hickory was arrested on Friday, May 3 at Arndt Middle School for the two felony charges. Grantham was an English as Second Language teacher at the school.
The headline act for the Conover Tavern was arrested Saturday at the Holiday Inn Express in Conover for drug related offenses.
Rap artist, Sean P. Joseph from Atlanta Ga., was arrested and charged with Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver marijuana, simple assault and Possession of Scheduled III Controlled substance.
The annual “Scout Show” will be held on Saturday, May 4, from 1 p.m. till 5 p.m. at the American Legion Fairgrounds on U.S. 70 in Newton.
Catawba County’s first-ever mud run, the Montessori Mudstacle, took in proceeds of over $26,000 to benefit Montessori at Sandy Ford according to Mary Helen Cline, director of the school.
The Teen Christmas Committee, part of Catawba County’s Christmas Bureau, was one of 21 recipients of the Governor’s Medallion Award last week in Raleigh.
Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory presented Rose Arant, Chair of the Committee, with the state’s highest award for volunteer service.
Frye Regional Medical Center welcomes Sean Gallagher as the hospital’s new chief financial officer.
Gallagher began working at Frye in April 2013, after working most recently as interim CFO of Providence Hospitals in Columbia, SC.
Maiden musician Michael Ballard won the MerleFest 2013 Doc Watson Guitar Championship contest on Friday, April 26.
“I think MerleFest is the best festival in the United States,” Michael Ballard told crowd at the Austin Stage – and that was before he won MerleFest’s annual Doc Watson Guitar Championship.
A lunchtime single vehicle accident Tuesday, on West 7th Street in Newton closed the road for an hour.
A 2003 Mazda van driven by Lesley Craig, 46, from Hickory, was traveling east on West 7th Street when she drove off the side of the road and failed to regain control for 375 feet before striking a guard rail and coming to a rest at the entrance to the Greenway Trail.