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Hickory is pressing forward in fight against fish games

The cities of Hickory and Conover have been fighting fish game businesses for more than a year and it appears the battle will extend into 2… Read more

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Bennett Funeral Service plans open house for new location

Robbie and Rhonda Bennett, owners of Bennett Funeral Service, announce the opening of a new location in Newton. Open house will take place … Read more


Self-Help Credit Union in Maiden relocates

MAIDEN - Self-Help Credit Union in Maiden has moved. The Island Ford Road branch has moved to 528 East Main St. It opened Wednesday. Read more


Program director attends educator opportunity

HUDSON - Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute Radiography Program Director Amber Edwards, MS.Ed. R.T.(R)(CT)(ARRT), recently … Read more


Woman heads NC Council of Charitable Gift Planners

NEWTON — Nancy Beard, president, United Church Homes and Services Foundation, was recently elected president of the N.C. Council of Charita… Read more


Hildebran High School class of 1969 reunites

HILDEBRAN — The Hildebran High School Class of 1969 celebrated its 50-year reunion recently at the school, gathering in what was their cafe… Read more


St. Stephens High School class of 1957 gathers

HICKORY — The St. Stephens High School Class of 1957 held its 62-year reunion recently at Captain’s Galley restaurant in Hickory. Carroll B… Read more



High School Sports Roundup: Nov. 17

The third-seeded Hibriten football team used a 21-point third quarter to break open a tight ballgame and advance to the second round of the… Read more


Lincoln Memorial knocks L-R out of SAC tournament

MATTHEWS — For the second straight year, the Lenoir-Rhyne women’s soccer team was eliminated by Lincoln Memorial in the semifinals of the S… Read more


Crisp’s late goal lifts Hibriten past Yellow Jackets

LENOIR — The Hibriten boys soccer team improved to 4-1 this season in matches decided by a single goal with a 1-0 win over Forest Hills in … Read more



PHOTOS: Jimmy Carter in Winston-Salem

On March 17, 1978, President Jimmy Carter delivered a speech on defense policy at Wake Forest University. Carter warned the Soviet Union it… Read more


Veterans Day through the years around our region



States should drive health reform

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Science makes advances in rodent transportation

Finally, science has answered this important question: Can a rat learn to drive a car? And the answer is: Yes. Read more



Gentle, Garry Lee

TAYLORSVILLE Garry Lee Gentle, 67, of Taylorsville, passed away Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. The family will receive friends today (Sunday, Nov… Read more


Mosteller, Brenda H.

PAPILLION, Neb. Aug. 3, 1944 - Nov. 14, 2019 She is survived by husband, Cliff; son, Joseph (Colleen), and grandsons, Daniel and Jacob of D… Read more


Murphy, Pauline

HICKORY Pauline Searls Murphy, 91, of Hickory passed away Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. A service to celebrate Pauline's life will be held Monday,… Read more

Murphy, Pauline Searls

Pauline Searls Murphy HICKORY Pauline Searls Murphy, 91, of Hickory passed away Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. A service to celebrate Pauline's lif… Read more

Callahan, Ima Jean McNeely

HICKORY Ima Jean McNeely Callahan of Hickory passed away Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. A celebration of life service will be held Sunday, Nov. 1… Read more

Poovey, Judy Christy

NEWTON Judy Ann Christy Poovey, 73, of Newton passed away Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. The family will receive friends Sunday, Nov. 17, from 3 … Read more


Sturgill, Wayne Douglas

RUTHERFORD COLLEGE Wayne Douglas Sturgill, 82, of Rutherford College, departed this life to his heavenly home Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, at h… Read more


Wright, Ralph Roger

CONOVER Ralph Roger Wright, 86, of Conover, passed away Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, at Carolina Caring. He was born June 25, 1933, and was the… Read more