Updates on South Sports Scene by Dan O’Neal

GRANITE FALLS, NC (January 29, 2019) -- First, congratulations to the South Caldwell Men's Swimming Team on winning the Northwestern 4A-3A Conference Championships held recently at the Hickory Foundation YMCA. South edged out St. Stephens…

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

LENOIR, NC (January 30, 2019) -- Children who will turn 5 years old on or before August 31, 2019, are eligible to register for kindergarten and encouraged to attend kindergarten screening held in each of the elementary schools in the…

Watch out for fake letters about deployed servicemembers

RALEIGH, NC   (January 30, 2019) -- Fort Bragg officials are warning people about a recent scam involving fake deployment letters. You may receive a letter that appears to be signed by a high-ranking, legitimate military official, asking…

The Blessing of Lake Hickory

HICKORY, NC (January 29, 2019) -- On Sunday, January 27th Father Paul Shellbach led the members of Archangel Gabriel Orthodox Church in the service for the Blessing of the Waters for Theophany on the Catawba River held at Rotary-Geitner…

Early morning fire consumes home in Granite Falls

UPDATED...GRANITE FALLS (January 31, 2019) -- The "Good Samaritan" that saw the house on fire and stopped to make sure no one was in danger is Tristan Huggins of Hudson. The driver of the vehicle that sped past fire trucks and firefighters…

Crawdads and LR to Play Exhibition Game

HICKORY, NC (January 23, 2019) -- The Hickory Crawdads are excited to announce an exhibition game against the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears on Monday, April 1st, presented by Custom Design. The game will begin at 6:30pm with gates opening at 5:30pm.…