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September 19th, 2014
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.
In 1990, on a day in September, Malinda Primus had her world turned upside down.
Her day had gone like any other. Work all day, dinner that evening, a bath that night. An ordinary day turned into a hard reality when Malinda decided to conduct her monthly breast self-exam that evening as she was getting ready for bed.
Bullying in schools has evolved with technology. The days of being shoved in a locker or having your lunch money stolen have become days of cliques, stereotypes and social media name-calling.
The Catawba County Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police hosted the fourth installment of its election year "Candidates Forum" on Monday September 15th.
This iteration allowed judicial candidates and candidate-elects an opportunity to address the organization and answer questions from the audience specifically geared towards concerns of the law enforcement community in the county.
ArcelorMittal, the largest steel and mining company in the world, has announced new equipment in its North Carolina branch in Conover.
It's all around town. Everyoneâ€™s talking about it. You can hear the jackhammer pounding and the boards being nailed into place. You can see the newly established construction zones as you drive down the street. New businesses are building homes in Conover.