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'There has to be a plan:' Hickory City Council holds workshop on racial disparities

The Hickory City Council continued its focus on racial disparities in the city with a workshop aimed at gauging existing resources and iden… Read more

Local News

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Betty White, furry friends star in 50-year-old, just-released 'Pet Set'

The 39-episode series that aired in syndication in 1971 was released Tuesday on DVD and streaming and digital platforms. Here's where to watch. Read more

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Kentucky Kingdom sold to company that operates Dollywood

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky amusement park that once operated as a Six Flags has been sold to a company that operates family-oriented venues around the country including Dollywood in Tennessee and Silver Dollar City in Missouri. Read more

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Best sports documentaries of all time

With Oscar season nearing and several major sporting events on the horizon, here's a look at the best sports documentaries of all time, acc… Read more

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Watch Now: World's largest snow maze is now even bigger, and more of today's top videos

Check out how a snow maze in Canada is getting even bigger, find out if dogs can donate blood just like humans, and more of today's top vid… Read more

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'60 Minutes,' 'Equalizer' strong Sunday punch for CBS

NEW YORK (AP) — Queen Latifah is becoming a TV star for CBS at a time broadcast networks can really use one, while Dwayne Johnson and Kenan Thompson made respectable sitcom debuts for NBC. Read more

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Betty White, furry friends star in 50-year-old 'Pet Set'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On a TV show Betty White hosted 50 years ago, the perpetual charmer flirts with James Brolin, teases Della Reese and trades quips with Carol Burnett. Read more

Sports

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CVCC’s Banks, L-R’s Patrick provide pitching gems

A pair of local college pitchers made history over the weekend, as Catawba Valley Community College’s Brett Banks threw a perfect game and … Read more

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Woods faces hard recovery from serious injuries in car crash

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a career filled with remarkable comebacks, Tiger Woods faces his toughest recovery of all. Read more

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Woods faces hard recovery from serious injuries in car crash

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a career filled with remarkable comebacks, Tiger Woods faces his toughest recovery of all. Read more

Galleries

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Hoppin' Around Hickory: Feb. 12 edition

Photo George stopped by the Olde Hickory Tap Room for this edition of Hoppin' Around Hickory. Read more

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Hoppin' Around Hickory: Feb. 8 edition

Photo George dropped in on the Downtown Hickory Farmers Market for this installment of Hoppin' Around Hickory. Read more

Opinion

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Column: Lowered life expectancy doesn’t stop this N.C. native

“Life expectancy in the United States dropped a staggering one year during the first half of 2020,” according to last week’s news reports. Read more

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Letter: Country without a past cannot have a future

This letter to the editor can be found on page A4 of today's print edition. Read more

Obituaries

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Caldwell, Anthony

Anthony Bryan CaldwellFebruary 23, 1961 - February 20, 2021Mr. Anthony Bryan Caldwell, 59, of Maiden, passed away Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, … Read more

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Eller, Douglas

Douglas Allen Eller, MDFebruary 24, 1964 - February 21, 2021Douglas A. Eller, MD was born to Alvan L. and Catherine Arlene Boone Eller at D… Read more

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Hedrick, Mylinda

Mylinda Nichol "Nikki" HedrickJuly 2, 1974 - February 22, 2021Mylinda Nichol "Nikki" Hedrick, 46, of Conover, passed away Monday, Feb. 22, … Read more

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Spencer, Beatrice

Beatrice Bradshaw SpencerMay 3, 1926 - February 21, 2021Beatrice Bradshaw Spencer, 94, of Bethlehem, NC, passed away Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021 … Read more

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Thomas, Hattie

Hattie Clara Wimbush ThomasHattie Clara Wimbush Thomas passed away Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021. Allen Mitchell Funeral Home, Hickory, is serving … Read more

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Ivey, Thomas

Dr. Thomas Neal IveyMarch 28, 1935 - February 13, 2021Dr. Thomas Neal Ivey, 85, died peacefully Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, in Big Timber, Mon… Read more

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Jarrett, Christopher

Christopher JarrettJune 22, 1990 - February 18, 2021Christopher (Tyler) Jarrett, 30, of Newton, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. Jenkins Funer… Read more

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Watts, Larry

Larry Wayne "Kornbread" WattsAugust 31, 1944 - February 16, 2021Larry Wayne "Kornbread" Watts, 76, of Newton, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 16,… Read more

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Willis, Jerry

Pastor Jerry Dean WillisDecember 5, 1945 - February 19, 2021Pastor Jerry Dean Willis, 75, of Morganton, went home to be with his Lord and S… Read more

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Winfield, Dianne

Dianne Curry WinfieldMay 19, 1943 - February 21, 2021Dianne Curry Winfield, 77, passed away Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, unexpectedly, at the hom… Read more

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Beaty, Ronald

Ronald Lee BeatyNovember 1, 1955 - February 18, 2021Ronald Lee Beaty, 65, of Claremont, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. He is survived by his… Read more

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Coleman, Billy

Billy Wayne ColemanOctober 21, 1946 - February 19, 2021Billy Wayne Coleman, 74, of Hickory, passed away Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, after a peri… Read more

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