March 12th, 2015
Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Bandys 7, West Caldwell 6
Bunker Hill 7, West Iredell 3
Maiden 7, Newton-Conover 2
Bandys 5, West Caldwell 0
Fred T. Foard 15, Watauga 0
St. Stephens 11, Hibriten 10
West Wilkes 1, Bunker Hill 0
Newton-Conover 6, St. Stephens 3
They do art for a lot of different reasons but itâ€™s always something that comes from deep within them that they have to express,â€ť said author of â€śWhen the Spirit Speaks: self-taught art of the south,â€ť Margret Day Allen.
â€śWhen the Spirit Speaksâ€ť is a book composed of stories and art from self-taught artists all throughout the south -- from Tennessee to Georgia to Lousianna.
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 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.
Growing up as a child, Cole Schanilec always wanted to carry the football.
With his larger frame, he never had the opportunity.
â€śThat always bothered me,â€ť Schanilec said. â€śRugby has given me the chance to do it all â€” score, tackle and kick.â€ť
Morgan McLeodâ€™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.
The Maiden and golf communities lost a dear friend last week.
Claybourne Brooks â€śC.B.â€ť 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 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 â€” â€śGet Wellâ€ť the movie was shooting on location at the Newton business.
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.
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 schoolâ€™s winter sports banquet held at Lemon Gymnasium.