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September 8th, 2014

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September 8, 2014

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September 8, 2014

No obituaries were reported at press time

Graduation rates among top in state

September 8, 2014

All three Catawba County school systems topped the state average for graduation rates for 2013-14.

Newton-Conover City Schools (NCCS) held the highest percentage in the county with 92.5 percent, well above the state average of 83.8 percent, according to the N.C. Department of Public Instruction data.

Eating local at the Roundtable

September 8, 2014

It all started when the "Eat, Drink and Be Local" event began three years ago as a promotion for the agriculture department in Catawba County. The event features a week filled with locally grown products and produce, and the meals that restaurants produce by taking advantage of Catawba County's farming.

Two years later, in 2013, Catawba County passed the Farm and Food sustainability plan.

Hometown Hero

September 8, 2014

Sarah Coffey, a fourth grade teacher at Lyle Creek Elementary in Conover, likes to keep her ducks in a row.

At the back of her classroom, she has a line of ducks that have been given to her by students in her 10 years teaching at Lyle Creek.

September 7th

BREAKING: QB Newton unlikely to play versus Bucs

September 7, 2014

Carolina Panther quarterback Cam Newton is being held out of today's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to multiple media reports.

Newton continues the road to recovery after suffering a hairline rib fracture against the New England Patriots in the Panthers' third preseason game on Aug. 22

September 6th

Brad Keselowski wins at Richmond; Chase field is set

September 7, 2014

RICHMOND, Va. — NASCAR's new win-and-in format had the potential to give one driver a shot at a dramatic last-grasp berth into the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

There were 17 drivers who could have raced their way into the Chase by winning Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway, but Brad Keselowski would have nothing to do with a storybook ending.

Charlotte 49ers grab Golden Bulls by the horns, 56-0

September 7, 2014

Matt Johnson and his Charlotte 49er teammates were left with a bad taste in their mouths following a 33-9 season-opening victory against Campbell last week.

"We worked really hard this week," Johnson said. "We weren't really satisfied with the way we played last week, even with the win."

September 5th

Red Devil defense shuts out Hickory in second half

September 5, 2014

Newton-Conover’s defense hadn’t allowed a single point in any of its games so far this season.

Giving up 21 points in the first half against rival Hickory, the Red Devils buckled down, allowing no Red Tornado points in the second half.

Newton-Conover scored 30-straight points en route to a 46-21 victory at Gurley Stadium against Hickory.

Behind Williams, Tigers end 20-game losing streak

September 5, 2014

Behind Matt Williams’ five touchdown passes, Fred T. Foard ended a 20-game losing streak on Friday with a 49-21 victory against Bunker Hill.

Williams completed 17-of-25 passes for 223 yards — 115 of those to Tyler Johnson.

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