Catawba County Newswire

Catawba County Newswire

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

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  1. America's factory towns stop the bleedingRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... to develop a pipeline of prospects. Worker shortages are a regionwide problem, says Daniel Hearn, CEO of the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce, adding the metro area has 7,000 job openings. Many young adults leave for college in bigger cities, such ...

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  2. Five charged in March Catawba County homicide caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WBTV

    ... father," said Damien Lineberger, a cousin of Wilson. Rivera and Ussery were arrested Friday and taken to the Catawba County Sheriff's Office. There is no word on the other three people arrested.

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  3. Two charged in March Catawba County homicide caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WBTV

    Jordan Rivera, 24, and Devin Ussery, 26, were arrested and charged with murder in the killing of Mark Wilson and Diedra Ranseur. Wilson and Ranseur were found on March 14 at a home on Rest Home Road in Conover, according to the police report.

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  4. Suspected drug dealers rounded up in Catawba CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WBTV

    He is one of 98 people targeted in a roundup of suspected drug dealers in Catawba County. The effort, dubbed "Operation 98 Degrees", is the result of six months of investigation said Captain Jason Reid.

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  5. Certified Entrepreneurial Community progress report Updated Jul 20, 2016 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Star Online

    ... about support for entrepreneurship and small businesses in the Hickory area through partnerships with the Catawba County Chamber and Lenoir Rhyne University. This will be an ongoing information event for service providers (non-profit, government, ...

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  6. CEO and Chairman Jim Chesnutt with Governor Pat McCroryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WBTV

    ... announcement as another example of what he calls the "Carolina Comeback," and mentioned that unemployment in Catawba County was now down to 4.5% from a high of 11.6% Attorney General Roy Cooper, who is in a hotly contested race with McCrory for the ...

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  7. STATE v. CAMPOSRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | FindLaw

    ... for defendant-appellant. Appeal by defendant from judgment entered 24 August 2015 by Judge Jeffrey P. Hunt in Catawba County Superior Court. Heard in the Court of Appeals 9 June 2016. Catawba County, No. 14 CRS 052081. Luis Alberto Villa Campos ...

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  8. Take comfort, my peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    A couple of counties to our west, folks there were inundated by a wave of bomb threats. On one day they counted 75 threats made in Catawba, Burke and Caldwell counties.

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  9. Downed tree service requests hit record as city's older willow oaks near end of their long livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | WBTV

    ... eam, Locklear was told she didn't make the five-woman squad. As of 5:35 p.m. over 2,600 were without power in Catawba County and over 3,500 people in both Gaston County and 1,400 Cleveland County were in the dark Saturday afternoon.

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  10. Civil rights champion James Ferguson wins The Charlotte Post Luminary AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | WBTV

    ... Locklear was told she didn't make the five-woman squad. As of 5:35 p.m. over 2,600 were without power in Catawba County and over 3,500 people in both Gaston County and 1,400 Cleveland County were in the dark Saturday afternoon. As of 5:35 p.m. over ...

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  11. Cody Matthew StarttRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | WBTV

    ... Startt is the suspect, but did reveal that the 27-year-old has a history of making false bomb threats in Catawba County. Last year, Startt was convicted on five counts and was handed a suspended sentence and put on supervised probation. Police said ...

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  12. Gaston Braves roll to complete another comeback in NC Area IV...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... series victory that sends the Braves to the N.C. Area IV Final Four that begins Friday at the same Catawba County ballpark. Gastonia Post 23, which qualified first with a 3-0 series sweep of Taylorsville that ended on Monday, will join ...

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  13. Charges expected against driver in deadly Catawba County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | WBTV

    Charges are expected against a driver in a crash that killed a motorcyclist in Catawba County Tuesday morning, troopers say. The wreck, involving a car and a motorcycle, happened at the intersection of Old Highway 10 and Highway 70, just outside the city of Catawba.

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  14. Officials arrest suspect in connection with bomb threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... that authorities haven't charged Startt in the most recent bomb threats. He is awaiting extradition to Catawba County. The FBI, the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, U.S. marshals, West Virginia State Police, local police departments and ...

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  15. Police: Man in custody will be charged in connection with 400 bomb threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | WBTV

    ... Startt is their suspect, but did reveal that the 27-year-old has a history of making false bomb threats in Catawba County. Last year, he was convicted on five counts and was handed a suspended sentence and put on supervised probation. Police said ...

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  16. Deer-food tax on hunters ousted at N. C. legislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | North Carolina Sportsman

    Thanks to a Catawba County legislator, North Carolina's deer hunters have dodged what could have been an expensive bullet in the final days of the N.C. General Assembly's 2016 session. Earlier this week, Rep. Jay Adams stumbled onto an amendment to the 2016 Farm Bill, SB 770, that would have levied an excise tax on any supplemental deer foods and minerals purchased not only by owners of deer farms but by deer hunters, with proceeds going to the N.C. Deer and Elk Farmers Association, the lobbying group for North Carolina's 37 captive-cervid farmers.

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  17. Obituaries - 7-1-16Read the original story

    Friday Jul 1 | Lincoln Times-News

    Born December 7, 1919 in Catawba County, she was the daughter of the late Morris Laney and the late Evelyn Parker Laney. In addition to her parents, husband, Flint K. Hovis; six brothers, Furman, Paul, Jeff, Glen, Noah and Pritchard Laney; two sisters, Marie Rhyne and Thelma Laney and son-in-law, Bill Brown preceded her in death.

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  18. Local Libertarian Party chapter holds inaugural meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Lincoln Times-News

    ... helped to unify and organize his party for a similar group in Iredell County while also being active in the Catawba County chapter. Haag led an open, roundtable discussion about a variety of topics but primarily the focus remained on party-perceived ...

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  19. Catawba County man pleads guilty to rape of teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | WBTV

    A Conover man was sentenced to 24 years in prison after pleading guilty to multiple sex offenses involving a teen girl. Joshua Lee Lipford, 27, pleaded guilty to four counts of statutory sex offense with a 13, 14 or 15-year-old by a defendant at least six years older.

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  20. Catawba County man missing, believed to be endangeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | WBTV

    The N.C. Center for Missing Persons issued a Silver Alert for Tony Marshall Danner Wednesday morning. He is believed to suffer from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

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