Archive - 2014 - News Article
Members of Cargo Transporters in Claremont received a special surprise on Friday afternoon when a young man in uniform showed up at the companyâ€™s door.
â€śWe had no idea he was coming,â€ť said Shawn Brown, vice president of safety for the company. â€śHe was just a local boy who felt moved and compelled to present us with this special flag.â€ť
â€śThe last few weeks have been the most challenging I have experienced as your Mayor,â€ť said Shawn Brown, mayor of Claremont as he opened up Thursdayâ€™s special called city council meeting. â€śHowever, I do truly believe adversity and challenging situations make us better leaders.â€ť
The agenda for the meeting listed only one item of business â€” a fire department discussion.
A student opened fire at a high school in Washington state on Friday, wounding an unknown number of victims before killing himself with a gun, the Seattle
Fire fighters from Bandys and Catawaba Fire Departments hose down what is left of a two-story garage on East Bandys Crossing after a Thursday morning fire destroys the building . According to a neighbor Susan Chafin, a passer-by noticed smoke coming from the structure. â€śI went outside to look for myself and saw smoke. Then it just went up in flames.â€ť
Huge cast-iron pots will smoke over a wood fire and flames will flow out through the chimneys on Saturday, Nov. 1 at Bandys High School. The Balls Creek Republican Fish Fry is held every two years and features food, fellowsip and entertainment.
Seniors from six area high schools spent time this week learning about career and higher education options at Catawba Valley Community College through the Education Matters program.
A scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was bigger than previously reported, a new investigation found. (Oct. 23)
Bones have begun peeking out of the dirt at the corner of N. Ashe Ave and W. 10th Street in Newton. Webs and witches have taken over the trees and rats and bats squeak freely across the sidewalk.
Take a trip to the Trail of Fear â€” if you dare.
15 years ago, the original Trail of Fear was located in the Startown community. Nestled on 30 acres, it was idealistically remote. But, when rent became too high, Bobby Hyler, creator and owner, invested in land behind Fred T. Foard High School.
17-month-old Jaydon Sandlin drowned in May of 2013 in Long View. His mother and her boyfriend were both charged with abuse following the incident.