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September 13th, 2012

A new energy surge for jobs

September 13, 2012

To a degree, Smart Electric Works decision to locate its North America headquarters was weighted heavily by just the right set of circumstances.

Citizens warned of scams

September 13, 2012

What seemed like a normal Tuesday for one 86-year-old Conover woman turned into a nightmare. She spent the day chasing after a large sum of money only to find out she was a victim of a scam.

Two killed in N.C. 10 wreck

September 13, 2012

LINCOLNTON — Two men have been killed in a wreck in Lincoln County.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol says the wreck happened shortly before 1 p.m. Wednesday on N.C. 10.

Officials say the victims were 33-year-old Eric Timothy Hicks of Yadkinville and 42-year-old Larry Cook of Vale.

September 12th

St. Stephens slides by South Iredell, moves to 12-1

September 12, 2012

At the top of its respective conferences, South Iredell and St. Stephens met in a match up of prep volleyball’s best in Hickory on Wednesday.

Battling back and forth almost the entire match, the Lady Indians fought off the Lady Vikings to pick up the non-conference victory in four sets 25-23,18-25, 25-17 and 25-22.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tigers top Cougars in soccer

September 12, 2012

Bouncing back from its first loss of the season, the Fred T. Foard soccer team picked up a 4-0 conference victory against Alexander Central.

The shutout by the Tigers (10-1, 1-1) was their eighth in 11 games this season and fifth on the road.

Scoring goals for Foard were Scottie Whitman, Kenan Ruffner, Ryan Stasiak and Daniel Tomberlin.

Notre Dame to ACC, stay independent in football

September 12, 2012

CHAPEL HILL — Notre Dame got everything it wanted and the Atlantic Coast Conference got Notre Dame.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

September 12, 2012

D. F. Wray, Jr., 92, of Conover passed away Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 at Brian Center in Viewmont. Born April 12, 1920 in Cherokee County, S.C., he was the son of the late D. F. Wray, Sr. and Catherine Flynn Wray.  D. F. was a member of Catawba Baptist Church and a veteran of the US Army.  Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Wray family.

Lighting the way

September 12, 2012

A Taiwanese lighting manufacturer with $31 million in annual retail sales opened its North American headquarters in Conover.

And company leaaders say the decision to come to Catawba County was driven, in part, by payback.

“Not” is not an option

September 12, 2012

West Nile Virus bites NC

September 12, 2012

As North Carolina experiences wet weather, Catawba County Health Department, reminds citizens on about serious health problems caused by the flying pesky blood suckers that are now causing deaths.

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