Archive - 2013 - News Article
With a new store front, new location and new merchandise, Tanisha Fowler is ready to welcome customers into her boutique, Chic Armoire, located at 16 W Main St. in Maiden. Fowler opened her doors to curious locals on Oct. 7. During that time Fowler has welcomed more vendors into her store.
Marvin Ridge's Jason Corday and Fred T. Foard's Zach Durham battle the elements and each other during Tuesday's 3A West championship game in Waxhaw. For more on the Tigers game against the Mavericks, see Sports on Page 10.
A trio of St. Stephens High School teachers and coaches share more than just the location they work with students and athletes.
Bill Baker, Matt Jones and Matt Reep are all veterans of the armed services.
Baker, who has been the Indians head varsity wrestling coach since 1999, was drawn to the military at a very young age.
Cheryl McCombs sings the Star Spangled Banner as featured speaker Lt. Col. Luther K. Ray (in fatigues) and others look on during the Claremont Veterans Day Ceremony on Monday.
CLAREMONT â€” Two years ago, Rod Tatum was serving his country 6,000 miles away from home.
Following his return, the Bunker Hill wrestling coach is giving back to his fellow soldiers and teaching his wrestlers lessons in the process.
â€śI call it our ninety-ninety goal, which means 90 percent of patients will be in and out of the Emergency Room in ninety minutes,â€ť said Chuck Scronce, Emergency Services Administer, when describing the new Fast Track program and wing at Catawba Valley Medical Center.
A woman who was reported missing Oct. 7 and recently located by Maiden Police is now being held at the Catawba County Detention Center.
Police say Jennifer Leigh Wynn, 36, of Maiden was responsible for a theft from her former employer, Royal Enterprises, operator of the Maiden Shell convenience store.
Police and emergency workers worked to remove two men from a mangled SUV after they collided with a truck at the intersection of N.C. 16 and Burris Road in northeastern Newton.
Neighbors told the Observer News Enterprise that the SUV appeared to have pulled out in front of the asphalt tanker truck, the driver of which was not reported as injured.
Conover Mayor Lee Moritz Jr. held a strong lead over challenger Don Beal with one precinct outstanding Tuesday night, making Moritz appear the night's big winners.
As of press time, unofficial results showed him with a commanding lead of nearly 79 percent.
As parents drive up to Shuford Elementary to drop up their children Tuesday morning, they may not notice anything different, but an invisible line will have moved.
The school is now within the city limits of Conover, following a public hearing and unanimous council action Monday night.