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March 20th, 2013
Discovery High School’s “Discombobulated Delegation” took home top honors for winning the seventh annual “Red Hot Spelling Bee” for the Newton Conover Education Foundation.
In all, 22 teams competed Tuesday night. The event was held in the Newton-Conover High School Gymnasium and emceed by Michael Willard from WXRC/WNNC radio.
Newton resident, Donna Stewart, 48, of 2133 Peanuts Lane, made her first appearance in superior court today after being arrested on Friday, March 15 for two counts of First Degree Rape of a Child.
The room is filled with a staunch smell of sweat and blood. There is a blur of kicks, chops and punches all over the room. In the middle is Brooke Randall, 15, of Hickory who recently received her black belt in karate.
Second-grade students at Shuford Elementary school are honing their skills both in the classroom and outside of it.
Seven students from Mrs. Angie Sigmon’s second-grade class at Shuford Elementary presented at the North Carolina Technology in Education Society (NCTIES) Conference last Thursday in Raleigh.
Newton native Julius Frances Abernethy Huitt, who set a local record for women in previously male achievements before she and her husband moved to Hawaii more than half a century ago, has died in her adopted state.
The Newton Fire Department responded to a reported house fire Wednesday night but found something a little different.
Initial reports at 9:09 p.m. to 911 were from one of the occupants that said the house was on fire and that everyone was attempting to get out, according to fire officials.
The Catawba Valley Special Olympics are seeking volunteers for the Spring Track and Field Games on Friday, April 26, at Newton-Conover High School.
Volunteers are essential for a successful event and will help with the hundreds of athletes that are competing in the various events.