September 11th, 2014
Gladys Atkins Buff, age 71, of Conover passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at her residence. She was born April 18, 1043 in Troy, NC. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Buff- Hobbs family.
Rosa Mae Parker Drum, 90, of Newton passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at Catawba Valley Medical Center, Hickory. Burke Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Drum Family.
Brad Wikes, owner of BPW Transport, invites the public to his 13th annual Bradâs Southern Classics Antique Truck Show. This yearâs event will showcase antique trucks, engines, tractors, and other farm equipment. Also, Freightliner, Kenworth, and International Trucks will all have new trucks on display. Kiperly âKipâ Hall, in charge of registration, says most participants are local.
"I pledge allegiance, to the flag, of the United States of America. . ."
Sept. 11, 2001 started like a normal school day for then 10-year-old Christopher Prescott and his fifth grade classmates at Cornelius Elementary.
"And to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation, under God. . ."
Sept. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg News takes you to the south lawn of the White House and Lower Manhattan as President Barack Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden, and First Lady Michelle Obama join Americans in observance of a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of the 9/11 terror attacks 13 years ago today.
As the clock wound down to just under a minute in Wednesdayâs SD-7 soccer match up between Newton-Conover and Bandys, the contest appeared to be heading for overtime.
Receiving a crossing pass from teammate Alex Tenjhay with just 43 seconds left, the Red Devilsâ Aldayr Ozuna needed to capitalize.
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Hickory 3, Fred T. Foard 0
St. Stephens 3, South Caldwell 1
West Lincoln 3, Bandys 0
Fred T. Foard 5, Hickory 3 (OT)
Maiden 4, Bunker Hill 2
Newton-Conover 2, Bandys 1
St. Stephens 6, South Caldwell 3
Marvin David Hutson 87, of Lincolnton passed away Monday, September 8, 2014 at his residence with his family by his side. The Hutson family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton.
Chief Steve Brewer and the Conover Police Department were recognized on Tuesday during the 12th Annual Greater Hickory Kia Classic Media Day.
Brewer and his department were presented with the Champions Award for their service during the tournamentâs 12 years.
On Thursday, May 8 at approximately 11:30 p.m. the Kangaroo convenience store at 334 20th Street, Newton was robbed. Monday, the first suspect was identified and arrested.
Brandon Keith Dunning, 29, of 721 West C Street, Newton was arrested and charged with felony robbery with a dangerous weapon, according to Newton police.
If youâve driven down North College Avenue, youâve seen his name. Itâs plastered along the small commercial space right next to Callahanâs CafĂ©.
The sign on the front of the building reads âEd Ideâ in large, black, bold letters. Ide is running for Catawba County Commissioner as a write-in candidate, and the spot with the sign is his headquarters.