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March 6th, 2015

4th Annual Behind the Scenes at Hart Square

March 6, 2015

The Catawba County Historical Association is offering an intimate look at Hart Square, the largest collection of original historic log buildings in the United States. The event will be held on Saturday, April 18, 2015, rain or shine. Behind the Scenes opens up Hart Square to the public for a different experience from the event that takes place once a year in October.

Reporting for Duty

March 6, 2015

During the last week of January and the first week of February, local Boy Scouts have the opportunity to be a part of the Scouts In Local Government Program.

The Lakeland District Activities Committee sponsored the program, which is coordinated by Henry H. Helton.

March 5th

Trojans survive another scare, advance to West final

March 5, 2015

Sara Goble read a sign before she entered the Annex at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds on Thursday

“Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted the first time,” Goble said. “That just stuck with me this game.”

That experience paid off on Thursday for Goble and the Bandys girls basketball team.

Community Supported Agriculture

March 5, 2015

If you are looking for ways to eat healthier and support local agriculture, a CSA (community supported agriculture) subscription might be for you. A CSA, in simple terms, is a subscription to a farm in which you receive a share of what the farm harvests on a regular basis.

Newton PD arrest man with 137 grams of marijuana

March 5, 2015

A Hickory man was arrested by Newton Police Tuesday after an officer found 137 grams of marijuana in his backpack.

38-year-old Shah Dion Harrison of 3rd St NE in Hickory was arrested after officers pulled over a vehicle for an expired tag near the intersection of Southwest Boulevard and West C Street. Harrison was not driving the vehicle.

Not every pro wears a suit and tie

March 5, 2015

First generation farmer Russell Hedrick, 30, is doing a little more than just watering the crops and plowing the fields.

Hedrick was recently bestowed with Catawba County's Soil and Water Conservation District Farm Family of the Year award for his outstanding best management practices on his farm, JRH Grains Farms, LLC in Hickory.

Conover council talks health, manor

March 5, 2015

March 2015 was proclaimed as Give Healthy and National Nutrition Month for the city of Conover at their City Council meeting this past Monday, March 1.

"It's a program that Catawba County Health and Eastern Catawba Cooperative Christian Ministries have worked together on and now they're asking all of the municipalities to get the word out," said Conover City Manager Donald Duncan.

March 4th

Bandys’ Lackey playing through three torn ligaments

March 4, 2015

During a scrimmage this summer, the unthinkable happened to Bandys senior basketball player Haleigh Lackey.

The ACL in her left knee was torn — as were both her medial and lateral menisci.

“I was feeling like my life just basically ended,” Lackey said. “Basketball is my life. That’s all I ever do is eat, sleep and breathe basketball.”

Bandys’ Kendyl Medlin plays on for sister Kasey

March 4, 2015

Playing basketball together since they were 4 years old, the bond between twin sisters Kendyl and Kasey Medlin runs extremely deep.

“We think the same things, and I know where she is sometimes,” Kasey said. “It’s just instinct.”

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's sports scores

March 4, 2015

Below is a look at Wednesday's sports scores and postponements involving Catawba County teams:

Alexander Central 15, St. Stephens 2
Fred T. Foard 11, Maiden 0
South Iredell 8, Bandys 7

Alexander Central 4, St. Stephens 2
Bandys 10, Shelby 9
Hickory 16, Newton-Conover 13
South Caldwell 8, Maiden 4

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