Archive - 2014 - News Article
Katheryn Harlan was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2003, causing a double mastectomy and a burst in her motivation for a cure.
Harlan began raising money in benefit of a cure in 2005 when she partnered with the Susan G. Komen foundation to insure that the money that her project raised was going to be used appropriately. Harlan continued her partnership with Komen through 2006.
Newton Police Chief Don Brown will be tacking on some more responsibility as he takes over one of the open seats on the Catawba County Schools Board of Education.
After a heated primary and runoff election, Burke County Attorney David Learner is gearing up to take the District Attorney seat for the 25th prosecutorial district â serving Catawba, Burke and Caldwell counties. He will be unopposed on the ballot in November.
Congressman Patrick McHenry made a stop in Newton Monday afternoon to drop off a check â the largest heâs awarded in his 10 years in Congress.
âThis is a major thing,â McHenry said while presenting the check at the 1924 Courthouse in Newton. âItâs the largest Fire Assistance Grant Iâve ever awarded.â
Known by many as "The Poor People's Doctor," Dr. Benjamin Wofford left behind a legacy of compassion when he passed away on Saturday, Oct. 11.
The Carolina Style Chorus presented the tenth annual Festival of Tables at Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ in Conover on Saturday.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden is urging hospitals to diligently watch for patients with fever or symptoms of Ebola who have traveled from the three Ebola-stricken African nations in the past 21 days (AP)
The Green Room Community Theatreâs fall production of The Diary of Anne Frankwill continue this weekend, October 17-19 at the Old Post Office Playhouse in Newton. Come experience this moving story of Anne Frank, whose writings from over seventy years ago have impacted millions.
Catherine Peake, 40, was told she only had a few years left to live when she was diagnosed with stage four metastatic breast cancer. She surpassed her five-year mark this August and is still going strong.