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Hoppin' Around Hickory: July 3 edition

Photographer George Johnston's stops this week included Notions restaurant, J. McCroskey's Irish Pub and Grill, Hickory Wine Shoppe and 132… Read more

Local News

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Black Women's Solidarity march, rally planned

HICKORY - A Black Women's Solidarity march and rally will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. today. Everyone is invited to participate in the peacefu… Read more

Bellagio error may be biggest past post loss for Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The nearly quarter-million dollars in winning wagers reportedly placed at MGM Resorts last Sunday might be the largest sportsbook loss in Las Vegas history on bets made after an event has started. Read more

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Hickory Public Library hosts master storyteller

HICKORY - Summer Learning fun for the whole family continues online with an exciting performance by nationally renowned storyteller Donna W… Read more

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Study: Exodus Homes reduces prison recidivism

HICKORY - Exodus Homes, a faith-based United Way agency that provides 73 beds of supportive housing for homeless recovering people returnin… Read more

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HPS Book Bus receives support from United Way

HICKORY - The Hickory Public Schools Book Bus now travels with additional colorful characters riding on board—thanks to Catawba County Unit… Read more

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: Read more

Sports

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Ex-MLB pitcher Tyson Brummett, 3 others die in plane crash

AMERICAN FORK, Utah (AP) — A former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher and three others died in a plane crash in rural Utah. Read more

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Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak moved the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest from the Coney Island boardwalk to an undisclosed indoor location but the results were familiar: Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo repeated as men's and women's champions of the annual gluttony fest on Saturday. Read more

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REMEMBERING ROY: Hickory Post 48 coaches reflect on what Roy Waters meant to them

Last month, one of the pillars of American Legion baseball in the state of North Carolina passed away. Roy Waters, who spent 26 years as th… Read more

Galleries

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Hoppin' Around Hickory: July 3 edition

Photographer George Johnston's stops this week included Notions restaurant, J. McCroskey's Irish Pub and Grill, Hickory Wine Shoppe and 132… Read more

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Crime Watch Gallery, June 24-30

All individuals included in this gallery are innocent until proven guilty.  Read more

Opinion

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Column: Words of Douglass in 1852 still ring true on this July 4th

Fireworks, barbecues, flags, and anthems. This is what most Americans expect each year on the Fourth of July. Read more

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Column: Freedoms can be won or disregarded

During this stretch from Memorial Day to Independence Day it is nice to see all manner of American flags and patriotic buntings positioned … Read more

Obituaries

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Frye, Robin

February 12, 1957 - July 1, 2020 Robin Frye, 63, of Conover, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at Carolina Caring in Sherrills Ford. Bor… Read more

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Peterson Jr., Carlos Bernard

January 21, 2000 - July 1, 2020 Carlos Bernard Peterson Jr., 20, of Claremont, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at his home. Born Jan. … Read more

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Crawford, Emmett Douglas "Doug"

January 4, 1943 - July 2, 2020 Emmett Douglas "Doug" Crawford, 77, of Taylorsville, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2020, at his residence, a… Read more

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Dawson, Donald Ray

June 10, 1939 - July 1, 2020 Donald Ray Dawson, 81, of Hickory, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at the Carolina Caring Hospice House. … Read more

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Eggers, Mayce

4/27/1940 - 7/2/2020 Mayce Phillips Eggers, 80, of Hickory, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2020. A graveside service to celebrate Mayce's li… Read more

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Hedrick, Margaret

June 28, 2020 Sunday, June 28, 2020, Margaret completed her 93rd year earthly visit and entered Paradise. She ended her battle with Parkins… Read more

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Herman, Margaret "Irene" Sprinkle

November 1, 1934 - July 1, 2020 Mrs. Margaret "Irene" Sprinkle Herman, 85, of Taylorsville, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, July 1, 202… Read more

Lail, Richard Lee

June 25, 1952 - June 30, 2020 Richard Lee Lail of Granite Falls, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2020. Bass-Smith Granite is serving the fami… Read more

Shuford, Dorothy "Dotty" Anna

Dorothy "Dotty" Anna Shuford, 68, of Newton, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2020. The Shuford family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins … Read more

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Williams, Grace

March 16, 1934 - July 1, 2020 Grace Marie Goodson Williams, 86, of Maiden, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at her residence. Born Marc… Read more

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Young, Donald Scott

May 18, 1991 - June 29, 2020 Donald Scott Young, 29, of Hickory, passed away Monday, June 29, 2020. Donald was born May 18, 1991, in Catawb… Read more

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