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June 30th, 2014
The death of a woman in Newton on Saturday morning is being investigated as a homicide, according to the Newton Police Department.
Maggie Daniels, 31, was found dead in her apartment at W. 17th Street in Newton at 10:37 a.m. on Saturday.
After a preliminary autopsy, a medical examiner suspects "foul play" is involved.
The Newton Auditorium has a new director ready to take on the challenge of reviving the old auditorium while bringing more cultural arts to Catawba County. "I like to see good art happening, and would love to see it here," new director Ingrid Anna-Lisa Keller said.
Last week, Ingrid Anna-Lisa Keller took the position and has started to bring back the love for the arts.
On Thursday June 26, Joshua Paul Wilson of 1918 Ellick Drive Newton, NC 28658 was charged with 2 Counts of Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon. The charges stem from a robbery on April 4th at BB&T bank in Maiden, and May 20th at BB&T in Claremont. Also, Wilson has warrants for Robber with a Dangerous Weapon that occurred on June 13th at BB&T in Valdese.
Caleb Sigmon, 21, grew up in Hudson using his imagination to become a cowboy, slay dragons, and even do magic.
Sigmon never quite let go of his playful imagination and has now found a way to build his career around it.
The Newton Police Department is currently investing the death of a woman on Saturday morning.
Police were called to 100 W. 17th Street at 10:37 a.m. on Saturday to the apartment of 31-year-old Maggie Daniels.
Daniels, a Cleveland, Ohio native, spent this past year at Discovery High School.
A lawsuit accusing Catawba, Burke and Caldwell County District Attorney Jay Gaither of sexual harassment was filed shortly before 5 p.m. on Thursday. The lawsuit was filed in Federal Court in Statesville.
The citizens of Newton might have notice a few 18-wheelers parked along the sides of College Avenue.
Farmers across the state of North Carolina are coming down to Newton to sell their harvest wheat to Renwood Mills. Traditionally, trucks would be park all across Brady Avenue waiting in line for their cargo to be unloaded. This year, things are a little bit different.
After a rocky start, construction for the new Newton Fire Department Headquarters is starting to show on South Brady Avenue.
"Initially there were a few things that set us behind," said City Manager Todd Clark. "The calendar has been reworked and the completion date is April 2015."
Catawba County Public Health is working to create a healthier public in the area.
With the Public Health Farmers' Market, the organization is hoping to aid in obesity prevention and overall healthy eating habits for families.
The Newton American Legion Post is sending local high school students to a state government program.
American Legion Post 16 is sending nine students from Catawba County to the 2014 Tar Heel Boys State. The Legion has sponsored the event for more than 70 years.
Boys State is a program that teaches students in North Carolina about government and how the state operates.