Archive - 2014 - News Article
North Carolina is one of the nations leaders in the farming and agriculture industry, which is why Vale houses one of Catawba County's biggest produce farms.
"We moved to this area about 12 years ago from Haywood County," said Martha Calderon, partial owner of Calderon produce. "The harvesting season lasts much longer here and it's better for business."
Classic cars, good music, fellowship, and fun â these are common at the annual Soldiers Reunion âCruisinâ & Car Showâ scheduled for the afternoon and evening of Sunday, August 17. The event officially kicks off the 125th Annual Soldiers Reunion celebration.
Concordia Lutheran Church in Conover was the site for the 17th annual National Night Out in Conover on Tuesday.
The program is designed to draw community support for law enforcement throughout the nation. For the past 15 years the Conover Police Department has won national awards for participating in âAmericaâs Night Out Against Crime.â
Five weeks and 3,000 investigative man hours after Discovery High School Counselor Maggie Daniels was strangled to death in her Newton apartment, a neighbor has been arrested and accused of committing the crime.
That neighbor is Sharman Odom.
The man accused of murdering Maggie Daniels is in custody.
Sharman Howard Odom was arrested on Saturday afternoon in Winston-Salem while visiting relatives in the area.
The Newton Police Department sent out a release at 12:52 p.m. Saturday saying that an arrest warrant for Odom had been obtained on Friday, Aug. 1.
State lawmakers on Thursday are just hours away from an expected vote to approve the first version of the budget this short session that's expected to go to the governor's desk.
"I attended my first Camp Meeting in 1929," said Jimmie Gantt, 87, as he sat down on the back porch of his neighbors "tent."
The "tents" that campers refer to are cabin-like structures connected in rows throughout the Balls Creek Campground.
More than a month after local school counselor Maggie Daniels was murdered in her Newton apartment, police have secured search warrants for an apartment in Windsor Apartments, where Daniels was murdered.