20 hrs ago
Mystery surrounds man living in counselor's complex
Mystery surrounds man living in counselor's complex Investigators working the murder of Newton school teacher Margret Daniels spent nine hours searching unit 52 earlier this week.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
9 arrested, 2 wanted in '7/11' meth manufacture sting
The Catawba County Sheriff's Office is looking for two people and has filed nearly 60 charges in a drug roundup targeting methamphetamine manufacturers.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Warrants served at counselor's Newton apartment buidling
Warrants served at counselor's Newton apartment buidling So far, no suspects have been named in the case.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Authorities investigate deadly stabbing in Newton
Authorities investigate deadly stabbing in Newton Authorities in Newton have a man custody after a deadly stabbing Check out this story on WCNC.com: http://www.wcnc.com/story/news/crime/2014/07/24/authorities-investigate-deadly-stabbing-in-newton/13090243/ Authorities said a 20-year-old Jason Margarita was found stabbed to death inside a car on ... (more)
Mon Jul 21, 2014
National Mortgage News
Peoples in N.C. Boosts Profit as Mortgage Lending Strengthens
Eight Reasons the Housing Recovery's Been So Slow From tight credit conditions to empty nesters, here is a litany of problems weighing on the housing market, as summarized in the minutes of last month's Federal Reserve policy meeting.
Peoples Bancorp Announces Second Quarter Earnings Results
NEWTON, N.C., July 21, 2014 -- Peoples Bancorp of North Carolina, Inc. , the parent company of Peoples Bank, reported second quarter and year to date earnings results with highlights as follows: Net earnings were $2.6 million or $0.45 basic and diluted net earnings per share for the three months ended June 30, 2014, as compared to $1.6 million or ... (more)
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Three weeks later, no suspect in death of Margret Daniels
NEWTON, N.C. Three weeks after the death of popular Newton guidance counselor and teacher Margret Daniels, there has still been no arrest, or even a prime suspect.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Sex offender pleads to 27 charges in child sex case
A Catawba County man was sentenced to no less than 19 years behind bars for producing and possessing child pornography and sex offenses against a child.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
New York Daily News
Dozens interviewed as N.C. cops hunt killer of Maggie Daniels
More than 100 people have been interviewed and several people have been cleared as suspects as cops may have hit a dead end in the mysterious murder of a popular 31-year-old high school guidance counselor who was found dead in her Newton, North Carolina apartment last month.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Police eliminating suspects in Newton counselor's death
Newton Police Chief Donald Brown says no single suspect has emerged as of yet in the two-and-a-half week investigation into the death of 31-year-old Maggie Daniels.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Newton community wants answers
The young woman Annie Sifford often passed at the Newton apartment complex where they both lived always smiled and waved.
Two weeks and no arrest in death of Newton school teacher
NEWTON, N.C. After two weeks and no arrest in the murder of popular school teacher and counselor Maggie Daniels, many in Newton are concerned about a killer on the loose.
Criminal Charges 7-11-14
The Lincolnton Police Department reported the following arrests: Karen Stephanie Lowman, 25, of 2331 Dellinger Drive in Newton was charged July 8 with one count each misdemeanor simple assault and communicating threats and two counts misdemeanor assault on a child under 12. A $3,000 secured bond was set.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
PHOTO: Maggie Daniels, 31, was found dead in her North Carolina apartment on June 28, 2014.
Police are studying surveillance footage to retrace the last steps of a 31-year-old North Carolina high school counselor who was murdered last month.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Police at crime scene hours before teacher Maggie Daniels memorial service
Police this afternoon returned to the complex where Margaret "Maggie" Daniels lived in Newton.
Newton man arrested for sex with teen
A Catawba County man is being held at the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center on a $125,000 bond, accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Newton police request surveillance video in counselor homicide investigation
After "several good days of work" on the investigation into the homicide of Newton high school counselor Maggie Daniels, police have requested surveillance video from anyone in the area surrounding Daniels' home.
Man charged with having sex with underage teen behind Lincoln Co. drugstore
A Catawba County man was arrested on sexual assault charges after investigators say he was having sex with an underage teenager in a car behind a Denver drug store.
The Charlotte Observer
Catawba man charged with statutory rape
Darrick Wayne Fowler, 24, of Newton is charged with statutory rape, according to authorities in Lincoln County.