Archive - 2014 - News Article
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.
Catawba County Sheriffâs office responded to a stabbing call at approximately 3 p.m. on Wednesday. Upon arriving at the mobile home park off Emanuel Church Road just outside of Newton, deputies found that the victim had fled the scene. Capt. Joel Fish said that the victim claimed he had been stabbed and whitnessed said he had blood on him, but the victim also had outstanding warrants.
The Catawba County Board of Elections along with the State Board of Elections have been educating voters about the many changes coming to voting processes over the next few elections. One major change voters have been told about is that citizens can no longer wait to register at one-stop voting locations.