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April 16th, 2012

Rabies case reported in Newton

April 16, 2012

Catawba County recorded its fourth rabies case of 2012 last week after two dogs got into a fight with a raccoon that tested positive for the disease.
On Thursday, animal control officers responded to a call that two dogs were observed fighting with the raccoon.

Collision delays I-40 morning traffic

April 16, 2012

N.C. Highway Patrol officials say a Monday morning I-40 crash served as a reminder that Catawba County drivers should pay close attention when traveling on the interstate.

One lane of I-40 traffic was blocked for about a half hour early Monday after two vehicles collided near exit 130 in Conover.

April 15th

O-N-E sports schedule for the week

April 15, 2012

Monday, April 16
St. Stephens softball at Bandys

St. Stephens, Foard, N-C track at CW Porter Relays (Hibriten), 4 p.m.

NWC golf at Brushy Mountain (Alexander Central)
CVAC golf at Glen Oaks (Maiden)

St. Stephens soccer at Kings Mountain
Newton-Conover soccer vs. Lincoln Charter

Maiden tennis vs. HIghland Tech
St. Stephens at Foard tennis

'Dads drop rubber match to Asheville, 9-6

April 15, 2012

First baseman Harold Riggins drove in three RBIs on a 4-for-5 day to lift the visiting Asheville Tourists to a 9-6 win, taking two-of-three games against the Hickory Crawdads.

Rougned Odor led Hickory offensively, going 2-for-5 from the plate with three RBIs — two of which came on a home run in the bottom of the ninth inning.

Red Devils seek input on football coach

April 15, 2012

Newton-Conover High School will host a meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in its media center to gather input on the qualities the community would like to see the school's next football coach possess.

The school encourages those who can't attend the meeting to send their input to new school athletic director and assistant principal Billy Leeson at billy_leeson@nccs.k12.nc.us.

April 13th

Bandys' Matheson fifth county coach in hall

April 13, 2012

One of the county’s most prestigious sports coaches will take his place Saturday as a member of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame (NCHSAA).

Two home runs, errors lift Asheville over Hickory

April 13, 2012

Asheville pounded out 11 hits and capitalized off of four Hickory errors on defense to pick up the 9-4 victory over the Crawdads on Friday at L.P. Frans Stadium.

James, Bosh led Heat to 105-82 win over Bobcats

April 13, 2012

MIAMI, Fla. — LeBron James had 19 points and nine rebounds to lead the Miami Heat to a 105-82 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Friday night.

Chris Bosh had 18 points and seven rebounds as the Heat completed a three-game season-series sweep of Charlotte. Miami led by 22 after three quarters and rested James, who also had five assists, the entire final period.

Catawba County's week ahead

April 13, 2012

Newton-Conover High School wants community input in the process of selecting a new football coach, caregivers for the autistic are invited to an information seminar and a barbecue and poker event will raise money for the Claremont Rescue Squad and a scholarship that honors a former city servant.

Those events and more are all in the week ahead for Catawba County.

County to talk marriage amendment

April 13, 2012

Catawba County commissioners will discuss adopting a resolution Monday that will support the state’s proposed marriage amendment.

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