Collin Barrettâ€™s class at University Christian High School organized an Angel Tree to benefit the Humane Society of Catawba County. Students from the class dropped off food, blankets and a stack of gift cards for any future urgent needs to the shelters on the Friday before Christmas.
Wondering what you'll do with your Christmas trees and other natural decorations after the holiday season is over? Catawba County's Landfill staff, in cooperation with Republic Services, has an answer for you.
When the holiday celebration is over you don't have to let the good taste go to waste! There are a few creative ways to recreate new tasty dishes with remaining food. Here are some tips and tricks to makeover holiday leftovers.
Below is a look at Saturday's first-round scores and the Monday/Tuesday schedule of games for the 28th Annual Catawba Valley Classic prep basketball tournament:
First round (Dec. 27 at CVCC's Tarlton Complex)
No. 2 South Caldwell 68, No. 7 Newton-Conover 35
No. 3 Alexander Central 69, No. 6 Bunker Hill 58
No. 4 St. Stephens 55, No. 5 Maiden 43
On a St. Stephens swim team with several family ties, the Cherkez sisters help to provide a rock solid anchor.
Polina and Sophia Cherkez are hoping to lead the Lady Indians program to new heights this winter season.
The Cherkez (pronounced CHUR-KEZ) sisters started swimming when they were ages 4 (Polina) and 5 (Sophia) for the YMCA Seahorse Swim Team (YSST).
Following a week-long journey in Spartanburg, S.C., Josh Ramseur and Tyrell Fleming returned to Catawba County on Sunday.
The Newton-Conover football players are coming off an appearance in the 78th edition of the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas all-star game.
Below is a look at Monday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Maiden 55, St. Stephens 52
St. Stephens 71, Maiden 60
Fred T. Foard 69, Burns 3
Fred T. Foard 70, Bunker Hill 9
Maiden Police Department launched their R U OK program this year as a way to better serve the elderly population of the community.
Lt. Donna Hartman is heading up the program and worked to expand it for the holiday season, delivering meals to the 22 clients the program serves.
At approximately 4:30 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, a manhunt broke out in the Maiden area.
The hunt began with a car chase that lasted about 10 minutes that started when Catawba County authorities spotted Jeffery Tucker driving through Maiden.
â€™Tis the season for best-in-show desserts, and a batch of homemade cookies is the perfect holiday gift for the friends, neighbors, and schoolteachers in our lives. Sandwich walnut cookies, allergy-friendly molasses cookies, and sparkling vanilla sandwich cookies will do the trick for all your cookie-giving needs.