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April 18th

Lawn mower accident injures yard worker

April 18, 2013

An early afternoon riding lawn mower accident sent a Newton man to the hospital Thursday. The accident happened on the corner of Boston Road and N.C. 10. 

Angie Queen, a nearby neighbor, identified the man on the mower as Pete Hollar.

Wreck injures dog

April 18, 2013

A single vehicle accident, Wednesday on a busy street in Newton closed the road for an hour and injured a dog.

Jonathan Fulghum was driving his Jeep Cherokee east on West 7th Street Extension near Little Hill Road when he reached down to use his cell phone.

April 17th

School board honors National Board Certifications

April 17, 2013

Catawba County Schools held a reception on Tuesday, April 16 at 4 p.m. for teachers who achieved National Board Certification and who renewed their certification.

April 16th

Kia increases its GHC sponsorship

April 16, 2013

With 180 days until it kicks of its 11th annual event, the Greater Hickory Classic golf tournament announced some major sponsorship news on Tuesday.

Kia Motors, which has presented the Champions Tour golf tournament since 2006, has increase its sponsorship for the event this October.

BREAKING: Kia increases sponsorship in Greater Hickory Classic

April 16, 2013

With 180 days until it kicks of its 11th annual event, the Greater Hickory Classic golf tournament announced some major sponsorship news on Tuesday.

April 15th

Newton residents safe following Boston attacks

April 15, 2013

A pair of Newton residents, including 27-year-old Richard Harris and 31-year-old Jennifer Brown, appear to be safe following Monday's attacks at the 117th Boston Marathon.

Five Catawba County natives were among the field of 27,000 entrants in the Marathon, including Harris, Brown and Hickory residents Angela Hamilton, John Johnsen and Katie Ledford.

A weekend for the boys

April 15, 2013

Over the weekend, boys across Catawba County came together at the 2013 Boy Scout Lakeland District Spring Camporee that was hosted by Dr. Bob Hart and his wife, Becky,  at historic Hart Square in western Catawba County.

April 12th

Bandys High School holds annual Agriculture Day

April 12, 2013

Thunderstorms cleared just in time for Bandys High School to hold its annual Agriculture Day. The fact filled day began at 9 a.m. as Future Farmers of America students and Bandys teachers navigated eight elementary schools through each of the stations.
  

Damage, but no injuries

April 12, 2013

A single car accident Thursday night just before 8 p.m., severely damaged an occupied residence at 3083 Buffalo Shoals Road, Maiden.

There were no injuries reported.

Bandys Fire Department officials said the occupants of the house were sitting in the room where the Honda passenger car struck.

April 11th

Godoy Art Studio celebrates the happy life

April 11, 2013

The community is invited to celebrate the happy life at Godoy Art Studio on Saturday, April 13 at 4 p.m. located at 105 N College Ave. in Newton.

The show, entitled “La Dolce Vita,” features 16 local artists.

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