Archive - 2014 - News Article
Jessica Lail is Bandys High Schoolâs homecoming queen. She is the daughter of Darrell and Lisha Lail. While attending BHS Jessica has been involved in FCA, Varsity Green and Varsity Cheerleader. She is a member of the Catawba Valley Baptist Youth Group. Following graduation Jessica plans to attend UNC Charlotte and major in early education or nursing.
NC Senate Candidates Andy Wells, Pat Hensley and Emily Church stopped by Bunker Hill High School Friday morning to talk with the AP US Government and Politics class.
Victims, survivors and supporters all gathered together on Sept. 13 to take part in the annual Catawba County Wig Walk.
âWe started the Wig Walk last year,â said Peggy Messick, Catawba County Wig Bankâs Chairperson. âMembers Credit Union approached us and asked if we wanted to do the event. It was a blessing, we had come really close to shutting our doors last year due to lack of funds.â
A true community staple can be found in the heart of Claremont, coated in chili, slaw and mustard. That local favorite is the Claremont CafĂ©.
âWeâre just a small family run restaurant,â said Angie Aitken, employee and daughter of cafĂ© owner.
Angieâs grandfather, Eugene Hoke, opened Claremont CafĂ© in 1938.
NFL on FOX recap the Panthers' nail-biting victory.
On Friday, Oct. 3 at approximately 10:06 p.m., a vehicle was traveling east on Riverbend Road away from NC 16 (entrance closest to St Peterâs Ch. Rd.) at a high rate of speed.
Bassett Furniture opened in 1902 and expanded into Newton in 1964.
The company officially opened the doors to their newly renovated upholstery facility in Newton on Thursday.
âProud, thatâs the word that describes how I feel today,â said CEO Robert Spilman, Jr. at the ribbon cutting ceremony.
The venue wasnât a typical concert hall or amphitheater, but once the smoke lit up and the band took the stage, you wouldnât the know the difference.
Students at Jacobs Fork Middle School gathered on Thursday afternoon for an assembly that impressed well-beyond their expectations.
At approximately 4:45 p.m. yesterday afternoon, the Catawba County Sheriff Office received a call from Oxford School Road about a tractor accident.
âHis friend was driving up Oxford School Road when he saw the tractor in the field. The tractor had apparently rolled over on him,â said Catawba County Sheriff, Coy Reid.
Walking into the new Sherrills Ford-Terrell Library is like walking into a library, but not the dreary, grey, dusty library youâre thinking of.
Once you walk through the front doors and turn to the left youâre faced with a view that will make your jaw drop.
Itâs not at all what you expect when walking into a public library. The building is sunlit, lively, colorful and modern.