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March 20th

‘Red Hot Spelling Bee’ crowns new victors

March 20, 2013

Discovery High School’s “Discombobulated Delegation” took home top honors for winning the seventh annual “Red Hot Spelling Bee” for the Newton Conover Education Foundation.

In all, 22 teams competed Tuesday night. The event was held in the Newton-Conover High School Gymnasium and emceed by Michael Willard from WXRC/WNNC radio.

March 19th

Woman in court on rape charges

March 19, 2013

Newton resident, Donna Stewart, 48, of 2133 Peanuts Lane, made her first appearance in superior court today after being arrested on Friday, March 15 for two counts of First Degree Rape of a Child.
 

Wreck stops busy intersection

March 19, 2013

March 18th

Meeting gathers ideas for future projects and performances

March 18, 2013

Teen kicks way to black belt

March 18, 2013

The room is filled with a staunch smell of sweat and blood. There is a blur of kicks, chops and punches all over the room. In the middle is Brooke Randall, 15, of Hickory who recently received her black belt in karate.
  

March 15th

Students ‘got skills’

March 15, 2013

Second-grade students at Shuford Elementary school are honing their skills both in the classroom and outside of it.

Seven students from Mrs. Angie Sigmon’s second-grade class at Shuford Elementary presented at the North Carolina Technology in Education Society (NCTIES) Conference last Thursday in Raleigh.

March 14th

First female pilot in Catawba passes

March 14, 2013

 Newton native Julius Frances Abernethy Huitt, who set a local record for women in previously male achievements before she and her husband moved to Hawaii more than half a century ago, has died in her adopted state.

Careless cigarette costs chair

March 14, 2013

The Newton Fire Department responded to a reported house fire Wednesday night but found something a little different.

Initial reports at 9:09 p.m. to 911 were from one of the occupants that said the house was on fire and that everyone was attempting to get out, according to fire officials.

March 13th

Men arrested on separate child exploitation

March 13, 2013

March 12th

Volunteers needed for special event

March 12, 2013

The Catawba Valley Special Olympics are seeking volunteers for the Spring Track and Field Games on Friday, April 26, at Newton-Conover High School.

Volunteers are essential for a successful event and will help with the hundreds of athletes that are competing in the various events.

Twenty years since the first-ever Brickyard 400, Conover native Dale Jarrett reflected this week on...
Through the trails of being an undrafted rookie, Brian Roberts hard work paid off on Wednesday. The...
Madi Story went out a winner Monday night during the North Carolina Coaches Association East-West...

 

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