August 6th, 2014
Concordia Lutheran Church in Conover was the site for the 17th annual National Night Out in Conover on Tuesday.
The program is designed to draw community support for law enforcement throughout the nation. For the past 15 years the Conover Police Department has won national awards for participating in âAmericaâs Night Out Against Crime.â
Five weeks and 3,000 investigative man hours after Discovery High School Counselor Maggie Daniels was strangled to death in her Newton apartment, a neighbor has been arrested and accused of committing the crime.
That neighbor is Sharman Odom.
The man accused of murdering Maggie Daniels is in custody.
Sharman Howard Odom was arrested on Saturday afternoon in Winston-Salem while visiting relatives in the area.
The Newton Police Department sent out a release at 12:52 p.m. Saturday saying that an arrest warrant for Odom had been obtained on Friday, Aug. 1.
State lawmakers on Thursday are just hours away from an expected vote to approve the first version of the budget this short session that's expected to go to the governor's desk.
"I attended my first Camp Meeting in 1929," said Jimmie Gantt, 87, as he sat down on the back porch of his neighbors "tent."
The "tents" that campers refer to are cabin-like structures connected in rows throughout the Balls Creek Campground.
More than a month after local school counselor Maggie Daniels was murdered in her Newton apartment, police have secured search warrants for an apartment in Windsor Apartments, where Daniels was murdered.
Twenty years since the first-ever Brickyard 400, Conover native Dale Jarrett reflected this week on his two victories at the prestigious event.
Despite two drivers â Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt â winning at Indiapolis in the Sprint Cup Series before him, Jarrett was the first driver to âkiss the bricksâ following his first of two victories at the Brickyard back in 1996.
Edith Watts Reitzel, 90 of Newton passed away, Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at Brian Center East. Born January 9th, 1924. The family will receive friends 6 -7:00 p.m., Sunday July 27, 2014, one hour prior in the chapel at Jenkins Funeral Home.