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September 18th, 2014
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.
Former Hickory High School basketball coach Shawn Johnson is innocent.
On Tuesday morning, Johnson was ruled not guilty on nine sex charges stemming from accusations from four different girls.
He had previously been arrested in 2012 at his home and was charged with 11 different sex crimes. However, due to lack of evidence, two of those crimes were dismissed earlier in Johnson's trial.
When McKayla Coletti, 10, was drawing her rendition of the Liberty Bell for class, she had no idea it would be award-winning. The bell, complete with its famous crack, won Coletti a national first place award.
"Maggie's saying was always, 'Your best is yet to be,'" said Phil Heath, president of the Newton-Conover High School Athletic Boosters. "We want to help students find that 'best.'"
Heath and the Athletic Boosters have created a scholarship fund in memory of Maggie Daniels, Discovery High School counselor who lost her life in June.