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October 15th

‘Healing Haven’

October 15, 2014

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.

From Badge to Board

October 15, 2014

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.

DA’s office staying put

October 15, 2014

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 — serving Catawba, Burke and Caldwell counties. He will be unopposed on the ballot in November.

October 14th

Grant Awarded to County Fire Depts.

October 14, 2014

Congressman Patrick McHenry made a stop in Newton Monday afternoon to drop off a check — the largest he’s awarded in his 10 years in Congress.

“This is a major thing,” McHenry said while presenting the check at the 1924 Courthouse in Newton. “It’s the largest Fire Assistance Grant I’ve ever awarded.”

“Poor People’s Doctor” passes

October 14, 2014

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.

Festival of Tables

October 14, 2014

The Carolina Style Chorus presented the tenth annual Festival of Tables at Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ in Conover on Saturday.

October 13th

VIDEO: CDC Director Urges Hospitals to 'Think Ebola'

October 13, 2014

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)

VIDEO: Ebola - Everything You Need to Know in 94 Seconds

October 13, 2014

The Diary of Anne Frank

October 13, 2014

The Green Room Community Theatre’s 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.

Surviving Together

October 13, 2014

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.

Since a 4-2 loss on Aug. 23 to Statesville, the Newton-Conover boys soccer team has been simply...
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