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October 22nd, 2014

Nights of Fright

October 22, 2014

Take a trip to the Trail of Fear — if you dare.

15 years ago, the original Trail of Fear was located in the Startown community. Nestled on 30 acres, it was idealistically remote. But, when rent became too high, Bobby Hyler, creator and owner, invested in land behind Fred T. Foard High School.

Gone but not forgotten

October 22, 2014

17-month-old Jaydon Sandlin drowned in May of 2013 in Long View. His mother and her boyfriend were both charged with abuse following the incident.

October 21st

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Tuesday's second-round scores

October 21, 2014

Below is a look at Tuesday's second-round volleyball playoff scores involving Catawba County teams:

2A playoffs

Bunker Hill 3, Lake Norman Charter 0 (25-18, 25-11, 25-14)
- Lady Bears improve to 19-6 overall
- Bunker Hill meets Maiden in round three

Maiden 3, North Surry 1 (25-21, 25-23, 21-25, 25-23)
- Lady Blue Devils improve to 15-7 on season

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

October 21, 2014

On October 17, at 11:26pm, Dr. Glenn Neil Love, 75, died at home surrounded by the love of family. A beachside memorial celebration will be held at The Omni Shorehouse in Palmetto Dunes on Friday October 24, beginning at 5pm. A service will commence at 5:30pm. Anyone whose life has been touched by this remarkable man is welcome to attend.

Bogle bids farewell as Clerk

October 21, 2014

The leading woman at the Catawba County Courthouse will soon be stepping down from her role and embarking on a new journey — retirement.

Al Jean Bogle has served as the Clerk of Court for the last 15 years. The Clerk is responsible for all of the documents that go through the courthouse, but the job means even more to Bogle.

‘The life of the team’

October 21, 2014

Thursday night, Oct. 16, undefeated Bunker Hill High School Junior Varsity football team faced off against the Lincolnton JV team. Both teams were undefeated in conference, so Bunker Hill’s 32-26 victory was a big deal for the Bears.

‘The life of the team’

October 21, 2014

Thursday night, Oct. 16, undefeated Bunker Hill High School Junior Varsity football team faced off against the Lincolnton JV team. Both teams were undefeated in conference, so Bunker Hill’s 32-26 victory was a big deal for the Bears.

October 20th

VIDEO: Hickory's Austin Johnson with first NFL TD

October 20, 2014

Former Hickory High School product Austin Johnson caught his first NFL touchdown on Sunday against the Detroit Lions.

Johnson, the New Orleans Saints starting fullback, took a pass 13 yards from quarterback Drew Brees into the end zone.

You can view of video of Johnson's catch below:

http://www.nfl.com/videos/nfl-game-highlights/0ap3000000413024/Brees-13-...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Tuesday's 2nd-round matches

October 20, 2014

Below is a look at Tuesday's second-round volleyball playoff matches involving Catawba County teams:

2A playoffs
No. 17 Maiden (14-7) at No. 1 North Surry (24-3), 6 p.m.
No. 9 Lake Norman Charter (12-10) at No. 8 Bunker Hill (18-6), 5 p.m.
No. 13 Newton-Conover (15-7) at No. 4 Mount Pleasant (18-5), 7 p.m.

3A playoffs

Saturday, October 18, 2014

October 20, 2014

David Little 54 of Conover died Saturday, October 11, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice. The Little family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, 828-465-2111.

Kenneth Johnson Jr. 62 of Newton died Friday, October 17, 2014 at Sherrills Ford Hospice House. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, 828-465-2111

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