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December 3rd

Christmas in the Park

December 3, 2014

Conover just became a little brighter for the season after the city’s Christmas in the Park event on Tuesday evening. Event-goers were treated to hot chocolate, Christmas carols, hayrides, a visit from Santa Claus and the official ‘turning on the lights’ for the community Christmas tree.

Conover next for body camera trend

December 3, 2014

Conover Police Department will soon be adding another level of transparency to their department by investing in the use of body-worn video cameras.

“This has a lot of pluses for us,” said Chief Steve Brewer. “We can use to them to video evidence at crime scenes and it’s a way we can make ourselves more transparent to the public.”

December 2nd

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's sports scores

December 2, 2014

Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:

Girls basketball
Bunker Hill 44, Fred T. Foard 26
St. Stephens 62, Newton-Conover 55 (OT)

Boys basketball
Fred T. Foard 47, Bunker Hill 40
Newton-Conover 66, St. Stephens 58

Fred T. Foard 62, North Gaston 10
Fred T. Foard 76, Kings Mountain 0

Thanksgiving Day Football

December 2, 2014

Detroit (8-4) 34 vs
Chicago (5-7) 17

Tigers take down their first '14-15 tournament

December 2, 2014

The Fred T. Foard wrestling team earned its first tournament victory this past weekend, capturing the championship at the Enka Air Force Jet tournament.

Of the Tigers’ 14 wrestlers, 13 of them placed in the top three in their respective weight class, including four champions.

December 1st

Saturday, November 29, 2014

December 1, 2014

Margie Naoma Hahn, 77 of Newton, died Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 at Catawba Regional Medical Center. The Hahn family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton 828-464-1555.

Miracle on 34th Street Continues

December 1, 2014

The Green Room Community Theatre’s classic holiday musical, Miracle on 34th Street, continues through December 7, 2014 at the Old Post Office Playhouse in Newton, NC.

It’ll blow your socks off

December 1, 2014

In 1815, Michael Scheck established the first cotton textile mill south of the Potomac River, taking up camp in what was then Lincoln County—later to be known as Catawba County—at the south fork of the Catawba River.

Black Friday equals big bucks

December 1, 2014

Stores are welcoming a second wave of shoppers in what has become a two-day kickoff to the holiday shopping season.

The big question: How much the Thanksgiving shopping will hurt Black Friday, which is relinquishing its status as the frenzied start of the holiday shopping season?

November 28th

November 28, 2014

November 28, 2014

Henry Lee Revels, 83, of Conover went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at Trinity Ridge Lutheran Home in Mountain View. The Revels family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover, NC.

Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...
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Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...


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