February 27th, 2014
No obituaries were reported at press time
Elsie Roxann Elmore, 95, of Lincolnton, formerly of Newton, passed away on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 at Cardinal Health Care in Lincolnton. The Elmore family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.
Catawba Valley Community College announced the â€śOur School, Our Brandâ€ť campaign this week in which a new mascot will be selected to represent CVCC.
The new brand at CVCC looks to embody all of the past and future success of CVCC and the Catawba Valley area through the naming of a new mascot.
Katherine â€śKittyâ€ť Barnes announced Wednesday that she will seek another term as a Catawba County Commissioner.
In her 28 years of public service, Barnes has been a member of both the Catawba County Board of Commissioners and Board of Education. She has been a strong advocate for Catawba County citizens at the regional, state and federal levels of government.
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep playoff scores involving Catawba County teams:
No. 4 Newton-Conover 81, No. 29 Wheatmore 52
Red Devils (23-5) host Hunter Huss (22-5) on Friday in third round. Huskies defeated Lexington, 91-74, on Wednesday to advance.
Wheatmore finishes season 17-9
No. 25 Lake Norman Charter 73, No. 24 Bunker Hill 52
For a soldier far from home, a simple letter can be an impactful thing. Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont, which includes troops from western NC to the piedmont region, are working to send troops even more.
Operation Sweet Treat is a council-wide service project partnered with NCPacks4Patriots to send Girl Scout Cookies to military servicemen and women.
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep playoff schedule involving Catawba County teams:
No. 29 Wheatmore (17-8) at No. 4 Newton-Conover (22-5)
No. 25 Lake Norman Charter (14-12) at No. 24 Bunker Hill (14-11)
No. 15 West Wilkes (19-9) at No. 2 Bandys (27-0)
Paul â€śPeteâ€ť Henry Hollar, age 84, of Newton, passed away Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 at his residence. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Hollar family
Evelyn Sigmon Teague, 78 of Hickory, passed away Saturday, February 22, 2014 at Abernathy Laurels, Newton. Bass-Smith Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family of Evelyn Sigmon Teague.
Twenty-Fifth District Court Judge Robert A. Mullinax, Jr. of Newton has filed with the North Carolina State Board of Elections in Raleigh to seek re-election to his District Court judgeship when voters go to the polls during the 2014 election cycle.
The local native has served on the bench of the judicial district serving Catawba, Burke and Caldwell counties since 2009.
Below is a look at Monday's prep playoff scores involving Catawba County teams:
Bandys 88, Smoky Mountain 28
Lexington 77, Bunker Hill 63
North Surry 46, Newton-Conover 25
Surry Central 69, Maiden 49
Crest 68, St. Stephens 48
Hickory 80, West Henderson 35