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April 17th, 2015

Cooperative Extension offers workshops, activities throughout the calendar year

April 17, 2015

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service (NCCES) is dedicated to non-formal education for the public. We are a service funded by federal, state, and county funds; dedicated to connecting end users to the research and information generated by our state’s two land grant universities – North Carolina State University and North Carolina A&T.

Red Hot Spelling Bee

April 17, 2015

A team of teachers from Discovery High School in Newton were named champions of the Ninth Annual Red Hot Spelling Bee. The team battled it out in the championship round against the team representing the city of Newton and took home the first-place trophy after correctly spelling the word “kraken”.

Supporting CUE-Event benefits rescue group that found missing Bandys students

April 17, 2015

“They were actually on the ground searching before we knew they were there,” said Sue Ziegler. “After they verified that it was them, they came and said ‘Ya know, we never would have looked there’. To have the police acknowledge the Community United Effort (CUE) – that was a big deal to me.”

Three Newton teens facing drugs and weapon charges

April 17, 2015

Catawba County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a narcotics complaint at approximately 7 p.m. on Wednesday.

The caller told officials that there were drugs located in a double-wide with a black SUV parked in front of it along Phoenix Drive in Newton, according to Capt. Joel Fish

April 16th

Former Foard standout Robinson excels in two sports

April 16, 2015

Signing to play college basketball in high school, Brooke Robinson never imagined she would continue running track & field in college.

The Fred T. Foard grad and Lenoir-Rhyne sophomore is excelling at two sports, and she hopes to lead the Lady Bears to a South Atlantic Conference championship at today’s conference meet in Hickory.

CVCC pitcher Bryce Hensley awarded by NJCAA

April 16, 2015

Fresh off his no-hit performance this past weekend, Bryce Hensley has been awarded for his play.

The freshman left-hander was named the Pitcher of the Week by the National Junior College Athletic Association for the week of April 6-12.

PREP SPORTS: Thursday's game postponements

April 16, 2015

Below are a list of Thursday's prep sports schedule changes due to inclement weather in the area:

Baseball
Bandys at West Caldwell, ppd. to Monday
Hibriten at St. Stephens, ppd. to Monday
West Lincoln at Bunker Hill, ppd. to Saturday (JV at 2, varsity at 5)

Softball
Bandys at West Caldwell, ppd. to Monday

Elderly man arrested in Maiden for drugs

April 16, 2015

On Tuesday, April 14, Maiden Police Narcotics officers, working in conjunction with officers from the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office, Hickory Police Department and Long View Police Department executed a narcotics related search warrant at 420 North Main Ave Maiden.

‘Be Careful’

April 16, 2015

On October 3, 2014 five teenagers took a curve too fast in a Mercedes, costing the lives of two Bunker Hill High School students. Justin Turner and Alec Sigmon, both 15 at the time, were mourned by family, friends, classmates and the community following the accident.

April 15th

PREP SPORTS: Wednesday's game postponements

April 15, 2015

Below are a list of Wednesday's prep sports schedule changes due to inclement weather in the area:

Baseball
Bandys at West Caldwell, ppd. to Thursday
Hibriten at St. Stephens, ppd. to Thursday
West Lincoln at Bunker Hill, ppd. to Thursday

Softball
Bandys at West Caldwell, ppd. to Thursday
Hibriten at St. Stephens, ppd. to Thursday

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