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100 town homes, condos planned off N.C. Hwy. 150

A housing development of 100 townhomes and condominiums is planned off N.C. Hwy. 150 in Sherrills Ford. Read more

Local News

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Newly listed homes for sale in the Hickory area

Browse through recently listed homes in the Hickory real estate market and find your next home! Read more

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100 town homes, condos planned off N.C. Hwy. 150

A housing development of 100 townhomes and condominiums is planned off N.C. Hwy. 150 in Sherrills Ford. Read more

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Reporter Kevin Griffin lists his most memorable stories of 2021

Take a look at some of the major stories reporter Kevin Griffin covered this year, from a family's relief at the capture of a fugitive coup… Read more

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The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

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Here’s how people spent their time in 2020 vs. 2019

Here's a look at how Americans spent their time in 2020 compared to the year before the pandemic. Read more

Sports

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Crawdads win 4 High-A East awards

The Crawdads claimed four High-A East awards in Minor League Baseball’s first-ever Major Fun Awards. Read more

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Red Hawks add cross country team

Catawba Valley Community College has announced the addition of cross country to its athletic lineup starting in the fall 2022 semester. Read more

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US plans diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will stage a diplomatic boycott of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing t o protest Chinese human rights abuses, the White House confirmed Monday, a move that China has vowed to greet with “firm countermeasures.” Read more

Galleries

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Tourism boom pressures Tibet's historic sites

Tourism is booming in Tibet as more Chinese travel in-country because of the coronavirus pandemic, posing risks to the region's fragile env… Read more

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Go West: Your best western U.S. photos from our Destinations Photo Contest

Taming the wild west, one photo at a time. Read more

Opinion

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Column: How the government spending spree will end

Can I let you in on a not-so-little secret? The Democrats in Washington don’t really mean it. The Republicans don’t, either. Read more

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Opinion: From his bully pulpit, Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson plays the victim

When Mark Robinson first stormed onto the scene in 2018 with a fiery speech about gun rights, I disagreed with 90% of what he said. Read more

Obituaries

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Benfield, Kenneth

Kenneth Lee BenfieldJuly 7, 1937 - December 5, 2021Kenneth Lee Benfield, 84, passed away Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021, in Alexander County.He was b… Read more

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Manning, Mildred

Mildred Harris ManningNovember 14, 1921 - December 4, 2021After a full life and 100 well-lived years, Mildred Harris Manning of Gastonia, d… Read more

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Reavis, John

John W. ReavisJohn William Reavis, 89, of Hickory, passed away Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021, at Trinity Ridge in Hickory.Born in Vance County, he w… Read more

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Sigmon, Fern

Fern Nadine Cody SigmonJuly 23, 1940 - December 3, 2021Fern Nadine Cody Sigmon of Connelly Springs, passed away Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, at Ca… Read more

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Greene, Jean

Jean Robinson GreeneDecember 17, 1925 - December 4, 2021Jean Robinson Greene, 95, of Hickory, passed away Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, at Trinit… Read more

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Lippard, Janice

Janice Richards LippardNovember 24, 1942 - December 3, 2021Janice Richards Lippard, 79, of Hudson, went to her heavenly home Friday, Dec. 3… Read more

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Waters, Roy

Roy "Chip" Thomas Waters Jr.November 2, 1958 - December 2, 2021Roy "Chip" Thomas Waters Jr., 63, of Taylorsville, passed away Thursday, Dec… Read more

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Weston, Lewis

Lewis G. WestonSeptember 5, 1925 - December 4, 2021Lewis Gray Weston, 96, of Hildebran, passed away Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, at Cambridge Ho… Read more

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Gentry, David

David Allen GentryDavid Allen Gentry, 91, of Hickory, passed away Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. Bass-Smith Funeral Home of Hickory is assisting the… Read more

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Swink, Scotty

Scotty Ray SwinkMay 29, 1970 - December 2, 2021Scotty Ray Swink, 51, of Newton, passed away Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021. Jenkins Funeral Home &a… Read more

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