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January 8th, 2015
Jose Gonzalez, 43, was traveling northbound on Northwest Boulevard in Newton on Tuesday in the outside lane when he attempted to make a left turn into the Bi-Lo shopping center, according to Newton Police. Gonzalez, driving a 1989 Dodge van, did not see Shana Collins, 24, driving a 2003 Saturn in the lane beside him to the left.
The brick building along North Main Ave. that once housed part of the Carolina Mills Textile Manufacturer has recently seen some alterations.
The building is undergoing some demolition â€“ reducing the two-story mill from approximately 80,000 square feet down to 10,000 square feet.
Cody Good, 17, ran outside when he saw a single-engine plane crash across from his home in Long View on Tuesday. His instincts told him that there were people inside who needed help, so he didn't hesitate to jump into the wreckage.
"I just knew they needed help," Good said. "They were all bloody and it looked bad."
All three school systems in Catawba County have announced delays for Thursday.
Newton-Conover City Schools, Catawba County Schools and Hickory Public Schools have delayed their schedules two hours for Thursday, Jan. 8.
Just before 5 p.m. on Tuesday, a white van overturned on Northwest Boulevard and spilled fuel along the roadway. The incident occurred directly in front of the Bi-Lo shopping center in Newton, where road crews working had already blocked one lane of traffic.
Catherine Renbarger is excited to get back to her North Carolina roots by taking the role as Claremont City Manager.
Renbarger grew up in Rocky Mount and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2006.
At approximately 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, emergency personnel responded to a call stating that a plane had crashed on First Avenue Northwest in Long View, according to Hickory Fire Department Fire Education Coordinator Terri Byers.
The single-engine plane took off from Hickory Regional Airport with four people on board â€” three passengers and a pilot.
Before a bride and groom vow their love to one another in front of family and friends, there are months and months of planning â€” months of looking at venues, picking out colors and flowers and even fonts and, of course, booking a vendor for each little piece.
A chance meeting seven years ago between Bob Lawing and Stuart Scott turned into a special relationship and bond between two men facing the same steep challenge.
Each battling cancer of the appendix, the 12-year NFL referee and the ESPN anchor supported each other through the toughest journeys of their lives before both came to an end.
About 400 people turned out to the Burke County Courthouse on New Yearâ€™s Day to watch as newly elected District Attorney David Learner took his oath of office.