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  1. New Market Report: Republic Services, Inc. (RSG) - Alternative Energy - Deals and Alliances ProfileRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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. Full Report Details at - www.fastmr.com/prod ...

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  2. Man dies in boating accident on Lake NormanRead the original story

    Friday | The Daily Advance

    The Catawba County Sheriff's Office told local media that the crash happened around 2:15 a.m. Thursday. The driver of the boat was thrown from the craft and died.

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  3. Officials: 1 killed when boat strikes dock on Lake NormanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | WSOCTV

    Officials were investigating a boating death on Lake Norman early Thursday morning in Catawba County. Catawba County Communications officials told Channel 9 one person was killed around 2:10 a.m. in the Bankhead Road area.

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  4. GKN plc Honored as "Company of the Year" by the British American Business Council CharlotteRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Freshnews

    ... seven plants at five different manufacturing sites in the State. GKN is undergoing a facility expansion in Catawba County that will add another 225 jobs and $120 million in direct investment in North Carolina. GKN CEO Nigel Stein said: "On behalf of ...

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  5. John Coffey lives life by band teacher's wordsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Lenoir News-Topic

    ... sister. He decided to teach piano and opened a studio at their home called Studio 88. "I did 150 concerts in Catawba County that year. I played in every school in the county twice," Coffey said. "Sometimes, I'd play in a furniture factory, sometimes ...

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  6. 5 things to know for TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | WSOCTV

    ... yard Firefighters were called to the Conover Lumber Company on Conover Blvd. around 4 a.m., according to Catawba County Communications. The business has been a staple in Conover for years. Fore details and images from the scene, click here . Supreme ...

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  7. Firefighters battle fire at lumber yard in Catawba Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Firefighters battle fire at lumber yard in Catawba Co. Fire damages lumber yard in Catawba County Check out this story on WCNC.com: Firefighters were called to a 2-alarm fire at the Conover Lumber Company on Conover Boulevard around 4 a.m. Read or Share this story:

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  8. Conover firefighters battling 2-alarm blaze at lumber companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | WSOCTV

    Fire crews battled a 2-alarm fire at a lumber yard in Conover in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Firefighters were called to the Conover Lumber Company on Conover Blvd. around 4 a.m., according to Catawba County Communications.

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  9. 6 charged with supplying Caldwell, Catawba counties with cocaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Lenoir News-Topic

    An investigation of a money-laundering and drug-trafficking organization that brought cocaine from Mexico into Caldwell and Catawba counties resulted in six arrests Wednesday and the seizure of large amounts of cash and cocaine in Lenoir, according to the Lenoir Police Department. Edward Lee Allison Jr., 38, of Main Street SW in Lenoir was identified in the press release as a major source of cocaine for this area.

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  10. More than 10K gallons of wastewater spill in Catawba Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. -- Sunday's torrential rainfall did more than just flood the creeks, it sent more than 10,000 gallons of wastewater into two area creeks. The City of Newton says four separate spills led to 10,050 gallons of wastewater making ...

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  11. Community works to keep Corning from leaving HickoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | WSOCTV

    ... from happening. Hundreds of high paying jobs in an area still recovering from the recession are at stake. The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce recently started a Facebook page and Twitter named Hickory Corning Proud. They hope by using social ...

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  12. Police: 74-year-old man sells drugs near Maiden Elementary SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WSOCTV

    ... School, police said. He sold drugs to undercover agents, according to police. He is being held in the Catawba County Detention Center under a $140,000 secured bond. He faces numerous drug charges, including intent to sell within 1,000 feet of a ...

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  13. Man convicted in fatal DWI crash asks for new trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | WSOCTV

    ... murder in 2003. Since 2002, Angie Bass has visited her son's gravesite at a rural church cemetery in Catawba County. "His friends, his cousins, they've all graduated from high school," Bass said. "Zach didn't get that. They went off to college. Zach ...

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  14. Boy Scout recovers after fireball burns bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | WSOCTV

    A Boy Scout, hands wrapped in bandages, described the terrifying moment when flammable liquid ignited and burned parts of his body. Two Boy Scouts from Catawba County were seriously burned last week while working on a camping project at a church.

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  15. Officials: Catawba Co. mother faces charges after crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | WSOCTV

    A Catawba County mother faces charges after a crash that sent three children to the hospital Wednesday, officials said. Her SUV flipped three times along St. James Church Road south of Newton.

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  16. Rombs: Animal ordinance not a new leash lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Lincoln Times-News

    ... gives animal control officers the power to pick up a dog that is out of the direct control of its owner. Catawba County's ordinance specifically aims to regulate, restrict or prohibit the keeping of stray animals. In Burke County, Morganton's city ...

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  17. Errors plague WestRead the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | Lenoir News-Topic

    The West Caldwell Warriors dropped their first-round game in the Catawba County Easter Classic with an 8-7 loss to Maiden on Monday night at the Hickory Legion Fairgrounds. "We have to learn to put seven innings together," said West head coach Mark Braswell.

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  18. Tax bill could hit nonprofits hardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | Burlington Times News

    ... to $70,370. Nonprofits applied for $285 million in refunds on their 2012-13 taxes, said Sen. Andy Wells, R-Catawba County, sponsor of the bill. Hospitals accounted for about 80 percent of that, he said. "It's simple math," Wells told the Times-News ...

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  19. Man was trafficking methamphetamine from Ga.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Lincoln Times-News

    Deputies learned that a vehicle carrying methamphetamine was traveling through Lincoln County on the way to Catawba County, according to a press release, and stopped the vehicle. A K-9 unit from Catawba County was called in and indicated that there were drugs in the vehicle.

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  20. Remembering victims of child abuseRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | WBTV

    ... we will not be contented," said Hickory Mayor Rudy Wright. The Children's Advocacy and Protection Center of Catawba County holds the ceremony every year at the Zahra Baker Playground. Zahra, the ten-year-old girl the playground is named for, was ...

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