May 18th, 2015
The Catawba County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 26 held their annual memorial service honoring fallen law enforcement officers on Friday, wrapping up National Police Week and recognizing National Peace Officers Memorial Day.Â
Online survey says Hickory and Conover are in the top 10 in the state to start a business. Newton is 63rd. Read more in the weekend edition of the O-N-E.
Joe Gibbs Racing had never tasted victory at the annual Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway â€” until Saturday.
Denny Hamlin held off a late charge from Kevin Harvick to claim the $1 million prize and JGR's first win in the exhibition race.
Below is a look at Friday's prep playoff scores involving Catawba County teams:
A.C. Reynolds 5, Fred T. Foard 4 (Tigers end season 16-6 overall)
Wheatmore 11, Bunker Hill 1 (Bears end season 16-6 overall)
Fred T. Foard 4, Forestview 1
**Tigers (15-7-1) travel to A.C. Reynolds (20-4) on Wednesday**
BOSTON (AP) â€” A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death Friday for the Boston Marathon bombing, sweeping aside pleas that he was just a "kid" who fell under the influence of his fanatical older brother.
How to show appreciation to the law enforcement community
Little Shop of Horrors â€“ Donâ€™t Feed the Plant!
Below is a look at the 2A and 3A playoff second-round playoff games in baseball, softball and girls soccer involving Catawba County teams:
2A West playoffs
No. 22 Maiden (14-8) at No. 6 East Lincoln (20-6), Saturday 7 p.m.
2A West playoffs
No. 12 Bunker Hill (13-4) at No. 5 Wheatmore (16-5), Friday 7 p.m.
Below is a look at Wednesday's 2A and 3A playoff scores involving Catawba County teams:
Maiden 5, Bunker Hill 2 (Bears end year 20-6)
Hendersonville 3, Newton-Conover 2 (Red Devils end year 10-12)
West Rowan 9, Hickory 1 (Red Tornadoes end year (11-10)
Bunker Hill 5, Owen 3
Wheatmore 6, Bandys 0 (Trojans end year 10-10)