March 6th, 2015
Below is a look at Friday's prep sports postponements and cancellations involving Catawba County teams:
Bunker Hill at St. Stephens, ppd. to April 15
(JV baseball between schools at BH on same date)
North Iredell at Maiden, ppd. to Saturday
(JV at noon followed by varsity at 2:30 p.m.)
Lake Norman at Fred T. Foard, ppd. to TBD
The Catawba County Historical Association is offering an intimate look at Hart Square, the largest collection of original historic log buildings in the United States. The event will be held on Saturday, April 18, 2015, rain or shine. Behind the Scenes opens up Hart Square to the public for a different experience from the event that takes place once a year in October.
During the last week of January and the first week of February, local Boy Scouts have the opportunity to be a part of the Scouts In Local Government Program.
The Lakeland District Activities Committee sponsored the program, which is coordinated by Henry H. Helton.
Sara Goble read a sign before she entered the Annex at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds on Thursday
â€śExperience is what you get when you didnâ€™t get what you wanted the first time,â€ť Goble said. â€śThat just stuck with me this game.â€ť
That experience paid off on Thursday for Goble and the Bandys girls basketball team.
If you are looking for ways to eat healthier and support local agriculture, a CSA (community supported agriculture) subscription might be for you. A CSA, in simple terms, is a subscription to a farm in which you receive a share of what the farm harvests on a regular basis.
A Hickory man was arrested by Newton Police Tuesday after an officer found 137 grams of marijuana in his backpack.
38-year-old Shah Dion Harrison of 3rd St NE in Hickory was arrested after officers pulled over a vehicle for an expired tag near the intersection of Southwest Boulevard and West C Street. Harrison was not driving the vehicle.
First generation farmer Russell Hedrick, 30, is doing a little more than just watering the crops and plowing the fields.
Hedrick was recently bestowed with Catawba County's Soil and Water Conservation District Farm Family of the Year award for his outstanding best management practices on his farm, JRH Grains Farms, LLC in Hickory.
March 2015 was proclaimed as Give Healthy and National Nutrition Month for the city of Conover at their City Council meeting this past Monday, March 1.
"It's a program that Catawba County Health and Eastern Catawba Cooperative Christian Ministries have worked together on and now they're asking all of the municipalities to get the word out," said Conover City Manager Donald Duncan.
During a scrimmage this summer, the unthinkable happened to Bandys senior basketball player Haleigh Lackey.
The ACL in her left knee was torn â€” as were both her medial and lateral menisci.
â€śI was feeling like my life just basically ended,â€ť Lackey said. â€śBasketball is my life. Thatâ€™s all I ever do is eat, sleep and breathe basketball.â€ť