August 13th, 2014
Dog name: Amber
Description: female, 1 year 8 months, yellow, Labrador Retriever mix
Jack ReVelle knows how close North Carolina came to being transformed by a mushroom cloud into a radioactive wasteland from the 1961 Broken Arrow incident in the sky near Goldsboro. ReVelle was the young Air Force weapons disposal special..
The making of sculptures in wood has been practiced around the world for many years and has maintained an important element of art history in many cultures. Woodcarvers are artists that let their expression shine through the different sculptures and intricate details they make.
Modern-day treasure hunters are sweeping across Catawba County, looking for items ranging from earrings and gift cards to tiny pieces of paper where they add their names to a list.
The Charlotte Hornets formally announced their bid for the 2017 or 2018 NBA All-Star Games during a press conference Tuesday.
The city of Charlotte last hosted an NBA All-Star Game in 1991 at the old Charlotte Coliseum. The East defeated the West in that contest, 116-114, before a sold-out crowd of 23,530 fans.
Weather on Monday has affected the prep football scrimmage schedule.
Bandys, which was supposed to host South Point and South Iredell in a tri-scrimmmage at 6 p.m. Monday, has postponed that scrimmage until the same time on Wednesday.
The scrimmage between Maiden and Watauga in Boone is still on as of noon Monday.
Below is a complete list of prep football scrimmages this week:
Lester Perry âPeteâ Huffman 77 of Newton died Thursday, August 7, 2014 at Davie Medical Center in Mocksville. The Huffman family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, 828-465-2111
Darrell Reeves Keener 78 of Catawba, formerly of Lincolnton died Friday, August 8, 2014 at his residence. Burial will follow at Antioch Baptist church in Lincolnton.
An Army officer whose family ties to Catawba County are strong and bonding and whose current post is special assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon, will be the principal speaker for the 125th annual Soldiers Reunion on Thursday, August 21. Speaking at the 4 p.m.
In the midst of this years Soldiers Reunion parade and festivities The Corner Table soup kitchen will be having their second annual âParade of Cansâ food drive.
Jim Graham, one of the Stockroom volunteers, is the founder of the big idea for the Parade of Cans event and is so happy with how this idea has blossomed into helping the Newton community.
Nissan Leaf owners Jayne and Shuford Abernethy, of Conover, love the newest addition to their garage. Their white car is all electric and virtually silent driving down the streets of Catawba County. A little tune plays after the orange start button is pushed, instead of the usual cranking of a gasoline car.