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September 23rd, 2014
Leaves have yet to start changing colors, clocks have yet to be set back for Daylight Savings and temperatures are still reaching the 90's, but fall is here. The most common indicator that people have accepted the season change sits atop menus everywhere â€” the pumpkin craze.
The former Cheerwine factory in Conover will soon be kicking with activity when Shea Stadium Sports opens its doors to soccer players of all ages.
The new indoor soccer complex will begin league play on Nov. 1, with teams ranging from 3 and 4 year olds to 30 and up.
According to Forbesâ€™ Best Places for Business and Careers list, the Charlotte metro area is ranked 191 out of 200. However, the area is also ranked No. 1 with the lowest cost of doing business.
Murrayâ€™s Mill will celebrate 30 years of festival Sept. 27 and 28. The historic mill, the last of its kind in Catawba County, has a vast and unique history.
â€śItâ€™s just as it was when John Murray put the lock on the door for the last time,â€ť said Melinda Herzog, Executive Director of the Catawba County Museum of History.
Superbowl Sunday â€” families across America were donning their favorite NFL jerseys and preparing a feast of football-themed snacks. Lt. Brian Kelly and officers from the Catawba County Sheriff's Office were scouting the county for fans who had one too many beers when they received a domestic call.
Newton business man Ed Ide has a quiet avocation, telling the story of the Berlin Airlift. On Monday, September 22 at 6:00 pm he will make his presentation at the Hickory Public Library near the SALT Block. For over 10 years he has spoken before audiences in schools, civic clubs, veterans homes and universities.
Behind many of the wrought iron fences, furniture and staircases there lies a story of true family tradition.
Timmerman Manufacturing in Conover is a third generation company â€” from father to son to son and son-in-law the company has been in the Timmerman family for years.
Session two of Newton 101 began at the Jacob Fork River.
This river provides the source for Newtons drinking water.
The raw water intake facility pulls approximately 40 million gallons of water from the river into the reservoir or "lake" per week.
The Panthers announced they've placed Greg Hardy on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, meaning the Pro Bowl defensive end has been removed from the team's active roster until his domestic violence case is resolved.