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March 18th, 2015
Tamara Kennedy, 29, of Dixie Avenue in Newton, was indicted by Hickory Police Department Monday evening with one felony count of assault on a law enforcement officer and one misdemeanor count of resist, delay or obstruct a public officer.
The charges stem from a July 2014 incident where HPD responded to a civil disturbance in the 400 block of 2nd Street Place NE.
Three classrooms at Claremont Elementary School were â€śvandalizedâ€ť by pesky Leprechauns Tuesday around noon.
According to teacher Maria Wright, her class, along with the other second grade classes, were in the lunchroom when the incident happened.
Standing at the corner on Main Avenue in Newton is a lucky, green mascot thatâ€™s been guarding a pot of gold for the last 20 years. The leprechaun â€” painted atop Kelly Village Cleaners â€” is a symbol of Irish heritage that runs deep within the Kelly family.
Around 1 a.m. on Sunday, Newton Police responded to an alarm call at Fantastic Finds, a consignment shop located at 2581 North West Blvd. in Newton.
Upon arrival, officers found the front door had been busted open and several display cases had been broken into and items were missing, according to Major Tim Hayes.
Campus Insiders presents "68 In :60 Driven by John Deere." In 60 seconds, our Jordan Cornette reveals how the Tar Heels will do in this year's NCAA Tournament.
In 2013, the first NC Trooperâ€™s Footchase 5K kicked off in Conover. Led solely by Race Director and NC Highway Patrol Sgt. Kelly Stewart, 60 participants took off from the starting line that day.
A Silver Alert for a missing Newton man was called off less than 24 hours after it was issued, even though the man has yet to be located.
69-year-old Gary Marvin Brady, who was originally reported as a Newton resident, was last seen on March 6 in Durham at the North Carolina Central University (NCCU) where he is a math professor, according to family members.
Disney releases the new song, â€śMake Today the Perfect Day,â€ť from the "Frozen Fever" short film.
They do art for a lot of different reasons but itâ€™s always something that comes from deep within them that they have to express,â€ť said author of â€śWhen the Spirit Speaks: self-taught art of the south,â€ť Margret Day Allen.
â€śWhen the Spirit Speaksâ€ť is a book composed of stories and art from self-taught artists all throughout the south -- from Tennessee to Georgia to Lousianna.
The State Cinema in Newton is getting a digital upgrade this week.
The iconic downtown theater is getting two new digital projectors to enhance the experience of movie-goers.
According to The State Cinema's owner Lisa McCoy, the new equipment has more pixels and delivers better sound than the previous 35mm projectors used by the cinema for many years.