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August 23rd, 2012

Collision course

August 23, 2012

A 19-year-old survived a deadly crash after he merged his motorcycle into a pick-up truck pulling a flatbed trailer on I-40 Thursday morning.

A second nearby wreck forced the closure of both westbound lanes of the interstate at different points for more than an hour.

River search reveals no new clues

August 23, 2012

A river search revealed no new clues as Catawba County Sheriffs Office continues to investigate the disappearance of Ken Mohler.

'Friendship' fills school supply need

August 23, 2012

As school started the halls of Tuttle Elementary School were full of school supply donations,

“The hallway looked like you were walking through the aisles of Wal-Mart,” said Tuttle Principal DeAnna Finger.

The supplies are going to helping needy students in the school. Even the sixth graders were ready to use the supplies Finger said.

Welcome aboard as memories, history continues

August 23, 2012

Reunion Day in Newton is a day to salute soldiers and a day of festivities. Many families travel from afar to come “home” and spend Reunion week in the county they grew up in. In addition to the traditional August get-togethers in Newton, there was another special reunion — a reunion of the highest altitude.
 

August 22nd

Braves score five straight, oust Crawdads in finale

August 23, 2012

In the thick of the South Atlantic League North Division second-half playoff race, the Hickory Crawdads suffered a setback toward making the postseason on Wednesday.

Trailing 3-1, the Rome Braves scored five-straight runs on their way to a 6-4 matinee victory over the Crawdads at L.P. Frans Stadium in the two team's three-game series finale.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Lady Trojans win their first match

August 23, 2012

Bandys won its first volleyball game of the season on Wednesday, topping Lincolnton in three-straight sets, 25-17, 25-15 and 25-12.

Sierra Brotherton led the Lady Trojans (1-2) with six aces, seven kills and 14 blocks. Amber Krenson added five aces, five kills and two blocks.

Kayla Champion led Bandys in digs with 13, while Gaosee Vang recorded a team-high 17 assists.

Thursday, August 23, 2012

August 22, 2012

George Dagenhart, 83, of Catawba, went home to be with the Lord after a brief illness on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012 at Catawba Valley Medical Center.  The Dagenhart family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.

2-car wreck injures 4

August 22, 2012

The search for a new home went severely sour when four people were injured in a two-car collision Wednesday afternoon.

As he was trying to cross U.S. 321 Business and turn left, Michel West pulled into the pat of an oncoming Chevrolet Impala.

"I pulled out of Dogwood Hills," he said. "I didn't see her coming."

Pond probe comes up empty

August 22, 2012

The report of a dead body in a pond drew investigators to Rock Barn Golf and Spa late Tuesday.

A sonar search of the water didn't reveal anything out of the ordinary, and now sheriff's deputies return their attention to the the unusual circumstances around a Hickory man's disappearance six days ago.

Ex-UNC coach Davis ordered to turn over phone bills

August 22, 2012

RALEIGH — A judge has ordered former University of North Carolina football coach Butch Davis to hand over records of calls made on his personal cell phone related to his job duties.

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