Catawba County Newswire

Catawba County Newswire

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

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  1. Holiday thief convictedRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Following a deliberation of less than an hour last month, a Haywood County jury convicted Jackson Cain Whisenant, 38, of Catawba County of armed robbery, assault and possession of methamphetamine relating to an incident that happened just days before Christmas. On December 20, 2014, last minute shoppers at Kmart on Russ Avenue experienced a frightening scene that had nothing to do with the usual holiday rush.

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  2. GKN Driveline Newton set for all-wheel drive growth with grand opening of its facility expansionRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... its AWD production capacity globally. The GKN Driveline Newton expansion was made possible in part by the Catawba County Economic Development team, which facilitated an award from the state's Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG) Program. GKN ...

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  3. Deputies: Convicted felon charged with assault of ex-girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lincoln Times-News

    ... felony malicious conduct by a prisoner in Lincoln County in 2011, misdemeanor possession of marijuana in Catawba County in 2012 and misdemeanor operating a vehicle without a license in Catawba County in 2012. He served nearly two years in prison, ...

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  4. DA's office till trying to clear DWI backlogRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Lenoir News-Topic

    ... a DWI manual used by prosecutors statewide. One of the things Learner has asked Earles, who works out of the Catawba County office in Newton, to focus on is pushing this backlog. Learner said he has considered seeing whether the court system could ...

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  5. Arrests reported Aug. 18Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Lenoir News-Topic

    Matthew Lawrence Rich, 25, Olde Well Road, Hudson, arrested by Caldwell County Sheriff's Office, solicitation of a minor by computer to commit an unlawful sexual act and appear at a meeting location, $25,000 secured bond. Kenneth Wayne Bailey, 24, Sixth Street, Hickory, arrested by Catawba County Sheriff's Office, failure to appear in court, $1,000 secured bond.

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  6. Obituaries - 8-14-15Read the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | Lincoln Times-News

    ... Medical Center after a period of declining health resulting from a stroke in April. Born July 1, 1934 in Catawba County, she was the daughter of the late Noah Pinkney Barringer and the late Cordia Abernathy Barringer. In addition to her parents, she ...

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  7. Duke Energy, city: Water quality 'concern' but still safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Business Journal

    ... Duke started using calcium bromide at Allen Steam Station in Gaston County and Marshall Steam Station in Catawba County to meet federal air-quality rules, including the removal of mercury. In May of this year, Duke stopped using bromide as a cleaner ...

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  8. Man in ax-wielding clown case turns himself inRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | WBTV

    ... on a female, common law robbery, larceny and attempting to speed to elude arrest. He has a trial pending in Catawba County on a simple assault charge. All but one lane was closed as emergency crews tended to an I-485 outer loop crash near Exit 6 to ...

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  9. Ax-wielding clown attacks woman at North Carolina homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | New York Daily News

    ... rrest warrant with the local court magistrate, and it had not been served as of Tuesday morning, Dieter and a Catawba County Court clerk said.

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  10. Obituaries - 8-10-15Read the original story

    Monday Aug 10 | Lincoln Times-News

    ... from 2 p.m. until 2:45 p.m. prior to the service at the church. Mr. Speagle was born April 1, 1929, in Catawba County, to the late Samuel Ruffin and Essie Ann Hafner Speagle. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by siblings Ervin ...

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  11. Man arrested on drug charges after texting with undercover deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | WSOCTV

    Catawba County deputies said it took one text message to catch a man accused of selling morphine. Franklin Rogers texted an undercover officer and asked him if he wanted to buy some of the drug, our news partners at the Hickory Daily Record report.

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  12. Carpenter reaches rank of Eagle ScoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Lincoln Times-News

    Pictured are Luke Carpenter and Harvey Jonas, 96, the oldest Eagle Scout in Lincoln County and Catawba County. Carpenter received his Eagle Scout in a ceremony at Boger City United Methodist Church on Aug. 1. He is the son of Angela Carpenter and the grandson of Don and Sarah Ballard of Lincolnton.

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  13. Lenoir man convicted of trying to scam 2 storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Lenoir News-Topic

    A Lenoir man's status as a habitual felon got him extra time in prison when he pleaded guilty to posing as someone else to try to scam two Catawba County stores out of money. Michael McCaleb, 55, was sentenced in Catawba Superior Court to five to seven years in prison after he pleaded guilty to obtaining property by false pretense and attempted obtaining property by false pretense.

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  14. Hickory rap artist hoping to make it bigRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | WBTV

    The 23-year-old grew up in Catawba County and started rapping seriously while still in high school at Bunker Hill. "This isn't Chicago, this isn't L.A. Or Miami or something like that," Piere said, "This is Hickory, so people are automatically going to look at your music like you don't know what you're doing."

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  15. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | WBTV

    ... For those keeping political tabs, everyone in the Senate voted "Yes" to this bill. Carl Ford and Jay Adams (Catawba County) are the only Reps who voted "No". When we emailed them asking why they voted "No", Ford didn't reply. The new law says anyone ...

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  16. Hickory man charged with murder will not face death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | WBTV

    ... th murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon and two counts of second-degree kidnapping. Pollard remains at the Catawba County Detention center without bond.

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  17. Just Published: 'Republic Services, Inc. (RSG) - Clean Technology - Deals and Alliances Profile'Read the original story

    Saturday Aug 1 | PR-inside.com

    ... recycling needs of its customers. To this end, the company expanded its Conover Recycling Facility in Catawba County providing single-stream recycling capabilities. Republic Services, Inc. (RSG) - Clean Technology - Deals and Alliances Profile ...

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  18. One dead in crash along highway in Catawba CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | WBTV

    According to the North Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened in Catawba County before the N.C. 16 and N.C. 16 Business split.

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  19. Prank 911 call released in Newton SWATting caseRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Prank 911 call released in Newton SWATting case Authorities released the 911 call behind a murder and hostage hoax in Catawba County. Check out this story on WCNC.com: A man called 911 pretending to be someone else, claiming he shot and killed his girlfriend and was thinking about shooting his parents.

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  20. Newton family victim of hoax: "It literally scared me to death"Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Newton family victim of hoax: "It literally scared me to death" A local family got an unexpected visit Saturday from members of the SWAT team in Catawba County. Check out this story on WCNC.com: The family was told they may never know who was behind a hoax that put them through a frightening ordeal.

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