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The Pumpkin Craze

September 23, 2014

Leaves have yet to start changing colors, clocks have yet to be set back for Daylight Savings and temperatures are still reaching the 90's, but fall is here. The most common indicator that people have accepted the season change sits atop menus everywhere — the pumpkin craze.

Kicking it in Conover

September 23, 2014

The former Cheerwine factory in Conover will soon be kicking with activity when Shea Stadium Sports opens its doors to soccer players of all ages.

The new indoor soccer complex will begin league play on Nov. 1, with teams ranging from 3 and 4 year olds to 30 and up.

Workforce Problems

September 23, 2014

According to Forbes’ Best Places for Business and Careers list, the Charlotte metro area is ranked 191 out of 200. However, the area is also ranked No. 1 with the lowest cost of doing business.

VIDEO: UNC Scores TD With Beautiful Fake Field Goal | ACC Must See Moment

September 22, 2014

Murray’s Mill Celebrates Tradition

September 22, 2014

Murray’s Mill will celebrate 30 years of festival Sept. 27 and 28. The historic mill, the last of its kind in Catawba County, has a vast and unique history.

“It’s just as it was when John Murray put the lock on the door for the last time,” said Melinda Herzog, Executive Director of the Catawba County Museum of History.

It’s not just the NFL

September 22, 2014

Superbowl Sunday — families across America were donning their favorite NFL jerseys and preparing a feast of football-themed snacks. Lt. Brian Kelly and officers from the Catawba County Sheriff's Office were scouting the county for fans who had one too many beers when they received a domestic call.

Berlin Airlift talk in Hickory

September 19, 2014

Newton business man Ed Ide has a quiet avocation, telling the story of the Berlin Airlift. On Monday, September 22 at 6:00 pm he will make his presentation at the Hickory Public Library near the SALT Block. For over 10 years he has spoken before audiences in schools, civic clubs, veterans homes and universities.

All in the family

September 19, 2014

Behind many of the wrought iron fences, furniture and staircases there lies a story of true family tradition.

Timmerman Manufacturing in Conover is a third generation company — from father to son to son and son-in-law the company has been in the Timmerman family for years.

The 411 on Newton 101

September 19, 2014

Session two of Newton 101 began at the Jacob Fork River.

This river provides the source for Newtons drinking water.

The raw water intake facility pulls approximately 40 million gallons of water from the river into the reservoir or "lake" per week.

VIDEO: Panthers Remove Greg Hardy From Active Roster

September 18, 2014

The Panthers announced they've placed Greg Hardy on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, meaning the Pro Bowl defensive end has been removed from the team's active roster until his domestic violence case is resolved.

Surviving the Battle

September 18, 2014

In 1990, on a day in September, Malinda Primus had her world turned upside down.

Her day had gone like any other. Work all day, dinner that evening, a bath that night. An ordinary day turned into a hard reality when Malinda decided to conduct her monthly breast self-exam that evening as she was getting ready for bed.

Busting Bullies

September 18, 2014

Bullying in schools has evolved with technology. The days of being shoved in a locker or having your lunch money stolen have become days of cliques, stereotypes and social media name-calling.

VIDEO: 6 Ways To Pack A Better Lunch

September 17, 2014

Candidates Forum

September 17, 2014

The Catawba County Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police hosted the fourth installment of its election year "Candidates Forum" on Monday September 15th.

This iteration allowed judicial candidates and candidate-elects an opportunity to address the organization and answer questions from the audience specifically geared towards concerns of the law enforcement community in the county.

New Equipment, New Jobs

September 17, 2014

ArcelorMittal, the largest steel and mining company in the world, has announced new equipment in its North Carolina branch in Conover.

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