June 11th, 2014
Jimmy Roscoe Scott, 78, of Conover passed away on Sunday, June 8, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 3:00 to 3:45 p.m. at Drum Funeral Home.
The city of Newton has a new home for its bicycle needs.
The Pedal Shack opened their doors in downtown Newton on June 2. The shop sells different types of bikes such as mountain, racing and utility. The name brands that owner Steve Fish carries are Felt, GT and Schwinn. The shop also sells apparel and parts for bikes. They also repair bikes.
The weather wasnâ€™t the only thing that got heated on Tuesday.
The Newton City Council held a budget workshop to discuss any changes they want for the 2014-15 fiscal year budget.
To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
With a complete roster of players, Hickory Post 48 went to battle on Tuesday night against rival Cherryville at Henkel-Alley Field at the American Legion Fairgrounds.
Fresh off their 2A title series appearance, Bunker Hill players Colton Chapman, Cameron Chapman and Jordan Eckard all started in the contest.
With tears in their eyes, Marty Curtis addressed the Bunker Hill baseball team following its 4-2 loss to Midway in the third game of 2A state championship series on Saturday at UNC-Greensboro.
Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid runs a tight ship in his office. If you're family, it's a little tighter.
"I'm one of those dads that expect more out of their sons than they do anybody else," Reid said. "I'm a little harder on them, but I try not to get too involved in anything job related with them."
Reid has three sons and they each chose to follow his footsteps into law enforcement.
John Thomas â€śJackâ€ť Adair died unexpectedly after a brief illness on Saturday, June 7, 2014. He was 85 years old. The Adair family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.
Drew Marian Spencer, 21, of Hickory, passed away on Monday, June 2, 2014. The Spencer family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home in Hickory. NC.
A Friday evening was filled with food, music and fun all going to benefit one local soup kitchen.
The Corner Table held their inaugural Feed the Flock Gala at Rock Barn Golf & Spa in Conover. The event was sponsored by 22 business including L.R. Wooten Building...
Richard Cain, of Charlotte and Richard Black, of Statesville, were fishing at Murray's Mill on Sunday when their boat capsized in the water.
Black made it shore, but Cain never surfaced.
"He looked back and all he could see was the hand and top of the head," said Officer Carson Rogers with the NC Wildlife Commission. Rogers is heading up the investigation and has been speaking...
On Monday June 2 2014 at 11:27 AM, the TAS Drug located at 201 Island Ford Road in Maiden was robbed by a then unknown male subject.
He presented a threatening note to pharmacy staff declaring he had a gun and demanding pharmacy staff give him certain specific controlled substance medication.