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April 10th

BREAKING: Gas line breaks in Newton, roads closed

April 10, 2013

Newton Fire Department responded to a gas leak on Wednesday morning on North Ashe Avenue in Newton.

Several roads were closed, including 21st through 26 Street and Northwest Boulevard through Main Street.

Workers and residents were evacuated from the area for about an hour while crews worked to close off the gas line and secure the area.

April 9th

Local mortuary offers memories

April 9, 2013

Burke Mortuary, located in Maiden and Newton, is known for their locally-owned service to the community, but recently the mortuary has added an extra touch to help families during their grieving period.

2 Maiden residents arrested in Lincoln meth raid

April 9, 2013

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigators operating on a tip from the public discovered a meth operation at a home on Coral Drive north of Lincolnton and two Maiden residents were arrested.

Stegall named superintendent

April 9, 2013

Newton-Conover City Schools will have a new Superintendent starting July 1.

Dr. David Stegall was named the new Superintendent of Newton-Conover City Schools at the Board of Education meeting on Monday night.

Death investigated

April 9, 2013

Newton Police along with Catawba County EMS and Newton-Conover Rescue Squad responded to a call at 417 N Deal Ave. in Newton on Friday afternoon where one person was found dead and another person incapacitated. The O-N-E will have additional information once it is released by Newton P.D.

April 5th

Johnson awarded Gabriel memorial scholarship by CVCC Foundation

April 5, 2013

Jessalyn Johnson, a Catawba Valley Community College student enrolled in the Emergency Medical Science (Paramedic) program, was awarded the Stephanie Lynn Gabriel Memorial Scholarship established through the CVCC Foundation, Inc.

April 4th

Hildebran man arrested for meth

April 4, 2013

Steven Dewayne Icard, 37, of Hildebran was arrested Wednesday, April 3 for Felony Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Felony Conspire Manufacture Methamphetamine and Felony Possession/Distribution Meth Precursor. Catawba County Sheriff’s Office was able to make the arrest after finding warrants for Icard that span back to a case in 2011.

A brighter Newton

April 4, 2013

During the past couple of months, the city of Newton has been installing new LED street lights in the downtown area. Replacement of the existing lights will continue each year until all street lights have been switched out.

Church shows signs of spring

April 4, 2013

Maiden’s United Memorial Church of Christ displays the cross that was decorated by the congregation after the Sunday worship service for Easter. The church was built in 1887.

April 3rd

Claremont talks April business

April 3, 2013

The city of Claremont started the month off on a strong foot with a full city council meeting on Monday, April 1.

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