October 23rd, 2014
A scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was bigger than previously reported, a new investigation found. (Oct. 23)
T. David West, age 23, of Newton, died unexpectedly Tuesday, October 21, 2014 in Greensboro. Arrangements are incomplete at Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.
Norman â€śCookieâ€ť Yates, 62, of Newton passed away on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice. The Yates family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover, NC.
Bones have begun peeking out of the dirt at the corner of N. Ashe Ave and W. 10th Street in Newton. Webs and witches have taken over the trees and rats and bats squeak freely across the sidewalk.
Since a 4-2 loss on Aug. 23 to Statesville, the Newton-Conover boys soccer team has been simply unstoppable.
The Red Devils sent their seniors out in style on Wednesday, defeating rival Maiden 4-1 on "Senior Night" at Gurley Stadium.
Below is a look at Wednesday's middle school football scores involving Catawba County teams:
Oct. 22 scores
H.M Arndt 36, River Bend 0
Mill Creek 12, Jacobs Fork 0
Newton-Conover 36, Grandview 6
Northview 28, Maiden 6
Below is a look at Thursday's third-round volleyball playoff matches involving Catawba County teams:
Maiden (16-7) at Bunker Hill (19-6), 5 p.m.
Newton-Conover (15-7) at Brevard (20-5), 6 p.m.
Marvin Ridge (23-1) at Hickory (23-1), 7 p.m.
Austin Ray Hedrick 16 of Claremont died Friday, October 17, 2014. The Hedrick family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, 828-465-2111.
Terry Gordon Bollinger 60 of Newton died Monday, October 20, 2014 at his residence. The Bollinger family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, 828-465-2111.
Take a trip to the Trail of Fear â€” if you dare.
15 years ago, the original Trail of Fear was located in the Startown community. Nestled on 30 acres, it was idealistically remote. But, when rent became too high, Bobby Hyler, creator and owner, invested in land behind Fred T. Foard High School.
17-month-old Jaydon Sandlin drowned in May of 2013 in Long View. His mother and her boyfriend were both charged with abuse following the incident.
Below is a look at Tuesday's second-round volleyball playoff scores involving Catawba County teams:
Bunker Hill 3, Lake Norman Charter 0 (25-18, 25-11, 25-14)
- Lady Bears improve to 19-6 overall
- Bunker Hill meets Maiden in round three
Maiden 3, North Surry 1 (25-21, 25-23, 21-25, 25-23)
- Lady Blue Devils improve to 15-7 on season