Catawba County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Catawba County, NC.

Results 1 - 20 of 140 in Catawba County, NC

  1. 6 charged with supplying Caldwell, Catawba counties with cocaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Lenoir News-Topic

    An investigation of a money-laundering and drug-trafficking organization that brought cocaine from Mexico into Caldwell and Catawba counties resulted in six arrests Wednesday and the seizure of large amounts of cash and cocaine in Lenoir, according to the Lenoir Police Department. Edward Lee Allison Jr., 38, of Main Street SW in Lenoir was identified in the press release as a major source of cocaine for this area.

    Comment?

  2. More than 10K gallons of wastewater spill in Catawba Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. -- Sunday's torrential rainfall did more than just flood the creeks, it sent more than 10,000 gallons of wastewater into two area creeks. The City of Newton says four separate spills led to 10,050 gallons of wastewater making ...

    Comment?

  3. Community works to keep Corning from leaving HickoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | WSOCTV

    ... from happening. Hundreds of high paying jobs in an area still recovering from the recession are at stake. The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce recently started a Facebook page and Twitter named Hickory Corning Proud. They hope by using social ...

    Comment?

  4. Police: 74-year-old man sells drugs near Maiden Elementary SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WSOCTV

    ... School, police said. He sold drugs to undercover agents, according to police. He is being held in the Catawba County Detention Center under a $140,000 secured bond. He faces numerous drug charges, including intent to sell within 1,000 feet of a ...

    Comment?

  5. Man convicted in fatal DWI crash asks for new trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | WSOCTV

    ... murder in 2003. Since 2002, Angie Bass has visited her son's gravesite at a rural church cemetery in Catawba County. "His friends, his cousins, they've all graduated from high school," Bass said. "Zach didn't get that. They went off to college. Zach ...

    Comment?

  6. Boy Scout recovers after fireball burns bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | WSOCTV

    A Boy Scout, hands wrapped in bandages, described the terrifying moment when flammable liquid ignited and burned parts of his body. Two Boy Scouts from Catawba County were seriously burned last week while working on a camping project at a church.

    Comment?

  7. Officials: Catawba Co. mother faces charges after crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | WSOCTV

    A Catawba County mother faces charges after a crash that sent three children to the hospital Wednesday, officials said. Her SUV flipped three times along St. James Church Road south of Newton.

    Comment?

  8. Rombs: Animal ordinance not a new leash lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Lincoln Times-News

    ... gives animal control officers the power to pick up a dog that is out of the direct control of its owner. Catawba County's ordinance specifically aims to regulate, restrict or prohibit the keeping of stray animals. In Burke County, Morganton's city ...

    Comment?

  9. Errors plague WestRead the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | Lenoir News-Topic

    The West Caldwell Warriors dropped their first-round game in the Catawba County Easter Classic with an 8-7 loss to Maiden on Monday night at the Hickory Legion Fairgrounds. "We have to learn to put seven innings together," said West head coach Mark Braswell.

    Comment?

  10. Tax bill could hit nonprofits hardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | Burlington Times News

    ... to $70,370. Nonprofits applied for $285 million in refunds on their 2012-13 taxes, said Sen. Andy Wells, R-Catawba County, sponsor of the bill. Hospitals accounted for about 80 percent of that, he said. "It's simple math," Wells told the Times-News ...

    Comment?

  11. Man was trafficking methamphetamine from Ga.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Lincoln Times-News

    Deputies learned that a vehicle carrying methamphetamine was traveling through Lincoln County on the way to Catawba County, according to a press release, and stopped the vehicle. A K-9 unit from Catawba County was called in and indicated that there were drugs in the vehicle.

    Comment?

  12. Remembering victims of child abuseRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | WBTV

    ... we will not be contented," said Hickory Mayor Rudy Wright. The Children's Advocacy and Protection Center of Catawba County holds the ceremony every year at the Zahra Baker Playground. Zahra, the ten-year-old girl the playground is named for, was ...

    Comment?

  13. Chamber makes push to keep Corning headquarters in HickoryRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | WBTV

    The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce is now asking citizens to help convince Corning Optical Communications to keep its headquarters in Hickory. The company has more than a thousand people on the payroll in the county, most of them at a manufacturing plant making fiber optic cable and at technology center.

    Comment?

  14. Obituaries - 3-30-15Read the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | Lincoln Times-News

    ... from 5 p.m. until 6:45 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Mr. Barrett was born April 13, 1940, in Catawba County, to the late Robert Phillip and Gertie Coffey Barrett. He was self-employed. He is survived by two sons, Scott Edward ...

    Comment?

  15. Raider cheerleaders named All-RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... All-Region Cheer Team, Richmond Senior media specialist Kim Newton said. Awards were presented in February at Catawba County's Maiden High School. Cheer coach Meredith Hood nominated Coltrane and Gilbert for the honor and submitted a video ...

    Comment?

  16. Sheriff: 2 charged in Caldwell County murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... Sunday evening after learning he was wanted for murder. Fullard was taken into custody at her residence in Catawba County with the assistance of Catawba County Sheriff's Office. "The officers from our department, the SBI and Catawba County Sheriff's ...

    Comment?

  17. Man wanted by Marshals, three NC counties arrested in SalisburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | WBTV

    ... precursors, drug paraphernalia, He was also charged with failure to appear in Rowan and Surry counties. In Catawba County, he was wanted for felony flee to allude arrest and reckless driving. The US Marshals' office said he was wanted for federal ...

    Comment?

  18. Four suspects in custody in shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Mt. Airy News

    Trevor Lee Dillard, 25, of Denver, was arrested Monday by the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office in Lincoln County with assistance from the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, Catawba County Sheriff's Office and N.C. State Bureau of Investigation.

    Comment?

  19. Newton man sentenced in connection with stepson's drowningRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | WSOCTV

    A Newton man in prison for robbery with a dangerous weapon in Burke County pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in connection with the drowning of his stepson during Catawba County Superior Court, officials said. The judge sentenced Dustin Wayne Sanders, 26, to serve 19 to 32 months concurrently with a sentence of four to six years he already was serving for the Burke County robbery at the Walmart in Morganton in March 2014.

    Comment?

  20. Woman charged in Catawba Co. hit and run says 'sorry'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A woman is charged after a jogger was struck by a car in Catawba County and flown to the hospital on Tuesday morning. Jeanne Cook said "I'm sorry" as she was being handcuffed and taken into custody.

    Comment?