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March 12th, 2015

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's prep sports scores

March 12, 2015

Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:

Baseball
Bandys 7, West Caldwell 6
Bunker Hill 7, West Iredell 3
Maiden 7, Newton-Conover 2

Softball
Bandys 5, West Caldwell 0
Fred T. Foard 15, Watauga 0
St. Stephens 11, Hibriten 10
West Wilkes 1, Bunker Hill 0

Boys tennis
Newton-Conover 6, St. Stephens 3

Local author brings attention to artists

March 12, 2015

They do art for a lot of different reasons but it’s always something that comes from deep within them that they have to express,” said author of “When the Spirit Speaks: self-taught art of the south,” Margret Day Allen.

“When the Spirit Speaks” is a book composed of stories and art from self-taught artists all throughout the south -- from Tennessee to Georgia to Lousianna.

Getting Digi with it

March 12, 2015

The State Cinema in Newton is getting a digital upgrade this week.
The iconic downtown theater is getting two new digital projectors to enhance the experience of movie-goers.

According to The State Cinema's owner Lisa McCoy, the new equipment has more pixels and delivers better sound than the previous 35mm projectors used by the cinema for many years.

One airlifted after Hwy. 10 wreck

March 12, 2015

One person was airlifted to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte and another sent to Catawba Valley Medical Center proceeding a crash at the intersection of Stover Road and N.C. Hwy. 10 on Wednesday at approximately 1 p.m.

March 11th

Former Foard standout paves a new path in Rugby

March 11, 2015

Growing up as a child, Cole Schanilec always wanted to carry the football.
With his larger frame, he never had the opportunity.

“That always bothered me,” Schanilec said. “Rugby has given me the chance to do it all — score, tackle and kick.”

March 10th

Former Indian standout McLeod perseveres, leading Miligan Buffaloes to NAIA national tournament

March 10, 2015

Morgan McLeod’s basketball career was nearly over before it started.

Cut three times during his seventh- through ninth-grade years, McLeod contemplated his future in the sport.

Longtime Maiden golf pro C.B. Jones remembered

March 10, 2015

The Maiden and golf communities lost a dear friend last week.

Claybourne Brooks “C.B.” Jones, Jr. died this past Thursday at the age of 62 after a longtime battle with colon cancer.

A longtime golf pro at Glen Oaks Golf Club, Jones was laid to rest on Monday at Maiden City Cemetery.

Pin Station in the Spotlight

March 10, 2015

Pin Station was lit up with the familiar faces of children and their families for an afternoon of bowling, billiards and gaming on Sunday. The facility was also lit up for a less familiar reason — “Get Well” the movie was shooting on location at the Newton business.

NC Child Health Report Card

March 10, 2015

The 2015 Child Health Summit was held yesterday in Raleigh to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the North Carolina Child Health Report Card and 20 years of progress in children's health.

The report card looked at statistics like youth smoking rates, infant death rates, insured children rates, teen pregnancy rates, childhood obesity and child poverty.

March 9th

Dale Jarrett, Gary Yount join N-CHS Hall of Fame

March 9, 2015

Newton-Conover High School inducted its sixth-ever athletic hall of fame class on Monday night.

Former Red Devils Dale Jarrett and Gary Yount joined the long list of hall of famers during the school’s winter sports banquet held at Lemon Gymnasium.

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