Conover just became a little brighter for the season after the cityâs 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 âturning on the lightsâ for the community Christmas tree.
Conover Police Department will soon be adding another level of transparency to their department by investing in the use of body-worn video cameras.
âThis has a lot of pluses for us,â said Chief Steve Brewer. âWe can use to them to video evidence at crime scenes and itâs a way we can make ourselves more transparent to the public.â
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Bunker Hill 44, Fred T. Foard 26
St. Stephens 62, Newton-Conover 55 (OT)
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
Detroit (8-4) 34 vs
Chicago (5-7) 17
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 Tigersâ 14 wrestlers, 13 of them placed in the top three in their respective weight class, including four champions.
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.
The Green Room Community Theatreâs classic holiday musical, Miracle on 34th Street, continues through December 7, 2014 at the Old Post Office Playhouse in Newton, NC.
In 1815, Michael Scheck established the first cotton textile mill south of the Potomac River, taking up camp in what was then Lincoln Countyâlater to be known as Catawba Countyâat the south fork of the Catawba River.
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?
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.