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Thursday Jul 10 | Inhabitat

Apple Set to Build its Third Enormous Solar Farm in North Carolina

Apple this week signed a development agreement with the City of Claremont, which will allow it to build its third massive solar farm in North Carolina.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Claremont, NC, Maiden, NC, Conover, NC, iCloud, Science / Technology

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WBTV

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.

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Related Topix: Newton, NC

Business Journal

Newspaper: Apple to bring its third solar project to Catawba County

The solar energy operations are designed to make the huge Apple iCloud data center in Maiden entirely powered by green energy, Apple has said.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy, Science / Technology, iCloud

Lincoln Times-News

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.

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Related Topix: Newton, NC, Crouse, NC, Lincoln County, NC, Denver, NC

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Cult of Mac Blog

Apple buys 100 acres of land for new $55m solar farm

The City of Claremont, North Carolina has approved a new development that will allow Apple to build a new sustainable solar farm.

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Related Topix: Claremont, NC, Maiden, NC, Conover, NC

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WBTV

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.

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Related Topix: Denver, NC, Newton, NC

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.

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Related Topix: Catawba, NC, Newton, NC, Lincoln County, NC

Thu Jul 03, 2014

WSOCTV

Police: Man hit, killed by train in Catawba Co.

Investigators in Catawba County were investigating after a person was hit and killed by a train near Long View Thursday morning.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Lincoln Times-News

Editor's Note - Save your Homeland Security money

Terrorists aren't going to attack Lincolnton, Lincoln County, or anywhere else in the Catawba Valley region.

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Related Topix: Lincoln County, NC, US Politics, US News, Patrick McHenry, Republican, US House of Representatives, Hickory, NC

Tue Jul 01, 2014

STN Online

HSM takes teachers behind the scenes during Extreme Stem Teacher Tour

HICKORY, N.C., HSM, the global manufacturer of components and provider of integrated solutions to the transportation, furniture, bedding and a growing number of diversified markets , provided a "behind-the-scenes" look into its Corporate Innovation & Technology Center on Wednesday, June 18 to approximately 50 teachers and administrators from four ... (more)

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Related Topix: Stem, NC, Hickory, NC, Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design)

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Newton PD, DA discuss death of slain counselor

Catawba County District Attorney James Gaither met for more than two hours Tuesday afternoon with Newton Police investigators to discuss the next steps in the investigation of the death of popular school guidance counselor Margret Daniels.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Lincoln Times-News

Bank robbery suspect caught

A suspect in three bank robberies, including one in Maiden, was apprehended on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Maiden, NC, Newton, NC, Claremont, NC

Fri Jun 27, 2014

WBTV

Former employee outlines claims of sexual advances by Catawba Co. DA

A former Assistant District Attorney has filed a lawsuit against Catawba County District Attorney Jay Gaither claiming he made sexual advances towards her and discriminated against her.

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The Mountaineer Publishing Company

County to switch to single-stream recycling

Beginning July 1, the county will switch to a single stream recycling program, a new system that allows all recyclables to be placed in one container.

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Related Topix: Haywood County, NC, White Oak, NC

WBTV

Lawsuit filed against Catawba Co. District Attorney Jay Gaither

Whitney Nicole Shaffer filed the employee discrimination lawsuit on Thursday afternoon in the Statesville division of the Western District Court of North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Statesville, NC, Law, Employment / Labor Law

The Charlotte Observer

Newton man sentenced on meth-related convictions

A Newton man was sentenced to at least three years and eight months in prison this week on drug-related convictions.

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Related Topix: Newton, NC, Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Lincoln Times-News

Around Town - 6-27-14

Friday Cline Family Reunion Descendants of Johann Sebastian Kelin and his wife Maria Elizabeth Bieber will gather in Catawba County on June 27 - 29. The weekend will begin with a Friday evening dessert social at a Cline descendants homes in Hickory, to be followed by 2 days of activities including a full day at St. John's Lutheran Church in Conover ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hickory, NC, Conover, NC, Newton, NC, Lincoln County, NC

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

County to switch to single-stream recycling

Beginning July 1, the county will switch to a single stream recycling program, a new system that allows all recyclables to be placed in one container.

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Related Topix: Haywood County, NC, White Oak, NC

WBTV

Lawsuit filed against Catawba Co. District Attorney Jay Gaither

Whitney Nicole Shaffer filed the employee discrimination lawsuit on Thursday afternoon in the Statesville division of the Western District Court of North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Statesville, NC, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Lincoln Times-News

Around Town - 6-25-14

THURSDAY Senior Event The Gaston County Senior Center, 1303 Dallas Cherryville Highway in Dallas will be hosting a free open mic night at 6 p.m. and a Senior Summer Dance at 7 p.m. Marcel Ellison and Davis Taylor will be providing musical entertainment.

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Related Topix: Gaston County, NC, Dallas, NC, Lincoln County, NC, Lincolnton, NC, Denver, NC

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