September 23rd, 2014
According to Forbesâ€™ Best Places for Business and Careers list, the Charlotte metro area is ranked 191 out of 200. However, the area is also ranked No. 1 with the lowest cost of doing business.
The Newton-Conover boys soccer team maintained its dominant play Monday on the road against Bunker Hill.
The Red Devils, ranked third in the latest state rankings in 2A, scored a pair of goals early and held off a late charge by the Bears to come away with a 2-0 conference victory.
The shutout for Newton-Conover (11-1, 5-0) is its eighth this season.
Below is a look at Monday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Fred T. Foard 3, Freedom 0
Watauga 3, St. Stephens 1
East Lincoln 9, Maiden 0
Freedom 2, Fred T. Foard 0
Hickory 3, Patton 2
Newton-Conover 2, Bunker Hill 0
Watauga 3, St. Stephens 0
West Caldwell 3, Bandys 2 (OT)
Rodrigo De Jesus Franco Quintero 65 of Newton died Thursday, September 18, 2014 at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. The Quintero family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, 828-465-2111
Murrayâ€™s Mill will celebrate 30 years of festival Sept. 27 and 28. The historic mill, the last of its kind in Catawba County, has a vast and unique history.
â€śItâ€™s just as it was when John Murray put the lock on the door for the last time,â€ť said Melinda Herzog, Executive Director of the Catawba County Museum of History.
Superbowl Sunday â€” families across America were donning their favorite NFL jerseys and preparing a feast of football-themed snacks. Lt. Brian Kelly and officers from the Catawba County Sheriff's Office were scouting the county for fans who had one too many beers when they received a domestic call.
Giving up the third-most rushing yards in franchise history, the Carolina Panthers were methodically picked apart by the Pittsburgh Steelers in a 37-19 loss on Sunday night in Charlotte.
Maiden hadnâ€™t made many mistakes in its first three football games this season.
Game No. 4 Friday against South Caldwell was a different story.
Five fumbles hindered the Blue Devils, who dropped a 28-7 home non-conference game to the Spartans.
With a 24-6 lead at halftime, the St. Stephens football team appeared heading for its second win of the season.
Alexander Central had other plans.
The Cougars outgained the Indians, 277-64, in the second half on their way to a 27-24 win in Hickory.