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June 20th, 2014

The Marijuana Debate

June 20, 2014

Marijuana legalization has been a hot topic in the U.S. for years. 20 states have laws in place that legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes, while Colorado and Washington have become the first two states to legalize the drug for recreational purposes.

South Newton student featured on Kia Classic ticket

June 20, 2014

Hundreds entered, but only two could win, and one of those those two Greater Hickory Kia Classic at Rock Barn ticket-design contest winners is a third grade student from South Newton Elementary.

June 18th

National Day of Making

June 18, 2014

Conover Mayor Lee E. Moritz, Jr. was one of only 20 mayors across the nation invited to join President Barack Obama on June 18 for the first-ever Maker Faire at the White House. Mayor Moritz also joined a policy discussion with senior Obama Administration officials to discuss support for manufacturing communities on economic, infrastructure and community revitalization.

Vehicle chase ends with brush fire

June 18, 2014

A stolen truck was spotted by a citizen on Moss Farm Road around noon on Wednesday.

Upon arrival at the reported location, deputies saw the truck pulling out onto Hwy. 127 and heading south, according to Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid.

Car splits utility pole

June 18, 2014

A two-vehicle wreck shut down Settlemeyer Bridge Road in Newton shortly after noon on Wednesday.

Newton Fire, Police and NC State Highway Patrol (NCSHP) responded to a vehicle that was laying on its roof after striking a utility pole near the bridge.

The woman of the post

June 18, 2014

When the American Legion Post 48 members gather for their weekly meeting, one person stands out within the crowd. That person is Pam Lytton ? the only female member of the post.

“Whenever I first started and was the only female going to the post regularly, some of my peers would disagree with that,” Lytton said. “But they’ve come around. That’s something that amazes me.”

The more things change, the more they stay the same

June 18, 2014

Citizens of Newton voiced their opinions to city council on how they feel about the new budget.

During Tuesday’s Newton City Council meeting, a public hearing was schedule on the agenda allowing citizens of Newton to let the council know how they on the budget.

Hometown treatment

June 18, 2014

Before a jam-packed crowd of 3,753 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium, Hunter Harvey made his long-awaited return home to Catawba County.

The Bandys grad and current Delmarva Shorebirds pitcher allowed one hit, one walk and no runs in his one-inning starting appearance at the 2014 South Atlantic League All-Star Game.

June 17th

Hunter Harvey returns to Catawba County an All-Star

June 17, 2014

Before a jam-packed crowd of 3,753 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium, Hunter Harvey made his long-awaited return home to Catawba County.

The Bandys grad and current Delmarva Shorebirds pitcher allowed one hit, one walk and no runs in his one-inning starting appearance at the 2014 South Atlantic League All-Star Game.

Local philanthropist gives last gift to Claremont

June 17, 2014

Martha Kline, of Newton, passed away in April 2014, leaving behind a legacy with the Jessup-Kline Hosiery Company.

“She was a genuine person who dedicated her life to the mill,” said Doug Barrick, city manager of Claremont. “Even after it closed, she would go the mill to do her work.”

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