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Catawba County Newswire

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  1. Corning to bring $60M optical cable plant, 110 jobs to new Hickory business parkRead the original story

    31 min ago | Business Journal

    Corning Inc. will build an optical cable plant in Hickory and add 110 to its Catawba County workforce, making North Carolina the No.

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  2. Special Weather Statement Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WSOCTV

    ... Catawba NC- 500 PM EDT SUN AUG 12 2018 ...A THUNDERSTORM WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL IMPACT CENTRAL CATAWBA COUNTY UNTIL 515 PM EDT... At 459 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a thunderstorm with torrential rainfall 4 miles northeast of Newton, ...

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  3. Linda Diana Norris FincannonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | The Taylorsville Times

    ... JESUS on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at Catawba Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Fincannon was born October 12, 1961, in Catawba County, the daughter of David L. (Sarge) Norris, Sr. and Linda Norris. She was a hairdresser for 20 years. She loved to travel, ...

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  4. Severe weather hits Carolinas, causes power outages, downed treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | WBTV

    ... us. pic.twitter.com/RubN3jUALU Severe Thunderstorm Warnings were issued for Cleveland County, Burke County, Catawba County, Caldwell County, Alexander County, Iredell county, Mecklenburg County, Cabarrus County and Rowan County at points from late ...

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  5. Stony Point man arrested for Aug. 4 attempted murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | The Taylorsville Times

    ... was sent out to surrounding area law enforcement agencies. A suspect matching the description was stopped in Catawba County and was held until detectives could respond. The information gathered during the investigation determined James Lattimore ...

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  6. Police seek suspects in Catawba County armed robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 | WBTV

    Police in Newton and Conover are asking for the public's help after two armed robberies happened in the two towns within 18 hours of each other. Skill Games in Conover on Highway 70 was the target Sunday night.

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  7. Five things you need to know Wednesday, August 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... the Carolinas throughout the afternoon, with flooding being a major concern in the mountains and foothills. Catawba County officials are concerned about the longterm effects of the storm, particularly along the Catawba River. On Monday, Governor Roy ...

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  8. Heavy rain prompts mudslide concerns across NC foothillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 31 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... eye on the low-lying areas in their counties that are typically prone to flooding. As rivers begin to rise, Catawba County Emergency Management Director Karyn Yaussy said she's concerned about what will happen in the days after the storm. "We watch ...

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  9. More than 13,000 on probation, parole missing, NC records sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... who is a fugitive, according to state records. Ellis is out on parole for a murder he committed in 2000 in Catawba County, according to NCDPS. Records show he remains one of eight North Carolina murderers now off the grid. Ellis joins more than ...

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  10. Child critically injured after getting struck by car in Catawba County, troopers say Source: WSOCRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 28 | WSOCTV

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  11. Jerry Kenneth ReitzelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | The Taylorsville Times

    He was born to the late Charles Franklin and Mary Ethel Echard Reitzel on September 23, 1936 in Catawba County.

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  12. Vaping device explodes in man's face in Catawba County Source: WSOCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 | WSOCTV

    "If you buy these devices and you do vape and, like I said, a lot of people try to tune them up and make them more powerful than they are," Long View fire Chief Jame Brinkley said. "When you buy something from the manufacturer, it's usually meant to be kept that way."

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  13. 'Dangerous' gunman accused in deadly Catawba Co. shooting capturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | WBTV

    A man wanted in connection with a shooting that killed a man and injured the man's mother in Catawba County Tuesday night was arrested Wednesday morning. The shooting happened just after 10 p.m. at a home on Curlee Road.

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  14. Man wanted in deadly double shooting in Catawba County arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    The man wanted in connection with a deadly double shooting in Catawba County Tuesday night has been captured, police said. Authorities have arrested Scott Putnam.

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  15. Son killed, mother seriously injured in double shooting, deputies say Source: WSOCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | WSOCTV

    Deputies are looking for the man who they said shot a mother and son inside their Catawba County home Tuesday night. Authorities said the double shooting became a homicide investigation after the 24-year-old son died overnight.

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  16. Five things you need to know Wednesday, July 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Panthers defensive lineman Vernon Butler is accused of assaulting a woman in Texas just one day before the team reports to camp, a double shooting suspect is on the run in Catawba County, and no, you probably didn't win the Mega Millions. The Carolina Panthers report to training camp Wednesday, but it won't be without at least one major distraction.

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  17. Oliver! Charismatic cow from Catawba County breaks the internetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Since Samantha Hodge posted this video to Facebook a few weeks ago, Oliver's status has risen from pasture to prime-time. It shows Oliver, messing with Samantha's husband, Shane, while he tried to work on their deck that leads to the pasture.

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  18. 72-year-old man missing from Charlotte found in Catawba CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | WBTV

    The 72-year-old man who went missing from Charlotte Thursday afternoon was found in Catawba County late Thursday night. According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, Kirkley was located in Catawba County by deputies with Catawba County Sheriff's Office.

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  19. Skunk tests positive for rabies in Catawba County's sixth case of the yearRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2018 | WBTV

    ... on Wednesday that the skunk tested positive for rabies. "The dogs were current on their rabies vaccines," Catawba County officials say. "Per state vaccination guidelines, Animal Services advised the owner to provide rabies boosters to the dogs ...

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  20. Ambulance turned into mobile crime scene unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | EMS1

    Police will use the ambulance to process evidence easier at crime scenes, and will also use it as a mobile command post The Hickory Record reported that the Newton Police Department will use the former Catawba County EMS ambulance to process evidence easier at crime scenes, and will also use the rig as a mobile command post, according to Maj. Tim Hayes.

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