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November 21st, 2014

Friday, November 21, 2014

November 21, 2014

Nora Goble Hedrick Ikerd, 87, formerly of Conover, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at Brian Center in Statesville. The Hedrick and Ikerd families have entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover, NC.

90 years of family business

November 21, 2014

When a young Mike Oliver spent summers working in the warehouse of his parents’ company, he never thought he’d be taking it over one day. After finishing his bachelor’s degree in Pre-Med, that’s exactly what he decided he wanted to do.

2 Pink Magnolias making a move for improvement

November 21, 2014

Behind the only set of hot pink doors on North Main Avenue, 2 Pink Magnolias takes its home.

The store that is known for supplying anything a girl could possibly want recently moved to its new location in downtown Newton – refurbishing the building that was once home to Epps Printing.

Giving Back

November 21, 2014

In March of 2013, the first NC Troopers 5k FootChase was held in Conover. About 70 runners participated and $500 was donated to the selected charity.

November 20th

Red Devils lead All-State boys soccer selections

November 20, 2014

The honors continue to roll in for the Newton-Conover boys soccer program.

Fresh off their 2-0 win in the 2A state championship game last Saturday in Raleigh against First Flight, four members of the Red Devils were named to the All-State team by the North Carolina Soccer Coaches Association (NCSCA).

Thursday, November 20, 2014

November 20, 2014

Hayes Edward Drum, age 96, of Catawba, passed away on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. The Drum family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Conover.

Making Connections

November 20, 2014

Members of the Connections program in Newton will be cooking up chili for a good cause at their annual fundraiser on Dec. 3.

The Edison Project

November 20, 2014

A partnership between Catawba County, Catawba County Chamber of Commerce, Catawba Valley Community College, Lenoir-Rhyne University and area businesses has landed three local entrepreneurs with large checks to cash for their business start-ups based out of the Unifour area.

November 19th

Despite buzzer-beater, Lady Red Devils fall in opener

November 19, 2014

Fighting back from a first-half deficit against Lincoln Charter, the Newton-Conover girls basketball team came within inches of potentially winning its opener against the Lady Eagles on Wednesday.

At the buzzer, the Lady Red Devils’ Jalyn Ramseur made a game-tying jumper, which was originally ruled a 3-pointer to send the game into overtime.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's sports scores

November 19, 2014

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

Prep wrestling
Fred T. Foard 57, West Iredell 15
Newton-Conover 80, Stuart Cramer 0
Newton-Conover 60, North Lincoln 12

Girls basketball
Lincoln Charter 46, Newton-Conover 45

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