Archive - 2013 - News Article
Retired women's professional golfer, Annika Sorenstam, joined nearly 500 elementary students packed in the North Newton Elementary School gym on Tuesday.
If you tune into tonight's season premier of "Dukes of Haggling" at 10 p.m. on the Discovery Channel, you may see some familiar sites and faces.
Pumpkin carver Tim Trudgeon is especially busy in September and October. After hand-carving a trailer full of pumpkins at different events across the state, he drives to his home in Mocksville, and loads up the trailer again.
This weekend he was headed to Murray’s Mill in Catawba to demonstrate his craft.
Cyclists riding in the Cycle North Carolina Mountains to the Coast ride travel through Newton on Monday on their way to Murray's Mill. The ride, from Sept. 28 through Oct. 5, stretches 478 miles from Spruce Pine to Atlantic Beach. The cyclists will travel an average of 60-80 miles a day during the ride.
Seven members of Bandys High School varsity volleyball team, joined by several outraged family members, spoke out against the firing of their coach at Monday night's school board meeting.
Catawba Valley Medical Center and Catawba Valley Community College recently formed a working partnership to bring in expertise to the ValleySim Hospital, a training facility at the CVCC campus in Hickory.
A lucky lottery ticket sold in Catawba County won $1 million in Saturday’s Powerball drawing. The ticket, which beat odds of 1 in 5.1 million to match all five white balls drawn, was sold at Kangaroo Express #3026 on N.C. 10 West in Newton. The numbers for the white balls were 12-17-45-54-58.
ARTfest 2013 was over almost before it started as heavy rains drove away both participants and attendees only an hour into Saturday’s event in downtown Newton. But those who made it out to the event ahead of the weather encountered a range of activities, foods, crafts, storytellers and musicians.
Take in visual arts, music and more on Saturday when the ninth annual ArtFEST comes to downtown Newton.
Hosted by the city of Newton Festival & Events Committee, the festival is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
After years of committing crimes, Jason Matthew Davis, 30, of Newton will spend no less than 51 months in prison.
Davis was convicted of felony possession of stolen goods and habitual felon status on Wednesday in Catawba County Criminal Superior Court.