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The Claremont Courier

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The Claremont Courier APRIL EDITION 2015 NOW AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT CATAWBA COUNTY....• Mahayla Bryant crowned Miss Bunker Hill at 59th annual pageant – Twenty-one ladies participate in the 59th annual Miss Bunker Hill Pageant on March 28. • Miss Bandys High School 2015 crowned – Nineteen ladies participated in the annual Miss Bandys Pageant at Maiden High School on March 21. • It’s farmers market season once again – Fresh produce and more to be offered at farmers markets throughout Catawba, Lincoln, and Iredell counties. • Catawba gets an update on the Veterans Garden – Catawba Town Council gets its first look at proposed Town of Catawba Veterans Garden of Honor • Claremont gets updates on several projects – Updates on Apple solar farm and Oxford Crossing development given at city council meeting. • Conover approves zoning ordinance amendment – Zoning Ordinance Amendment changes parcel of land from residential to office and institutional. • Claremont to host Memorial Day service on May 25 • Conover to host annual litter sweep event on April 25 • Town & Country Tire to host customer appreciation day on May 20 • Conover Hardware to host customer appreciation event on April 16 • CVMG opens Catawba Valley Urgent Care in Hickory • ACAP starts support group for caregivers • Meals on Wheels seeks volunteers • Bunker Hill High School to host mattress sale fundraiser on April 18 • Bandys High School band to host yard sale fundraiser on May 2 • Bunker Hill High School Hope 4 a Cure Club to host annual 5K race on May 2 • LRU Kids in College program now accepting applications • Oxford Elementary School takes top spot in Battle of the Books • Bethlehem UMC CDC to host port-a-pit fundraiser on April 17 • Bandys High School to host annual Ag Day on April 17 • Jessica Campbell to perform in Newton on April 10 • Lenoir-Rhyne to host poet C.L. Dallat on April 9 • CCHA to host behind the scenes tour of Heart Square • The Green Room to present ‘Trip to Bountiful’’ • Lenoir-Rhyne Playmakers to perform ‘Blue’ in April • CVCC to host annual ‘Run of the Mill’ 5K on April 11 • ALFA Hike for Hope and 5K to be held on April 11 • Catawba County Kids Marathon seeks donations • XD Elite Cheer to host tryout prep classes • Signups underway for softball season in Newton • Claremont Rescue Squad to host annual fundraiser on April 18 • Catawba Fire Department to host fundraiser on April 11 • Oxford Fire Department to host fundraiser on April 24 • Claremont Youth Council to host food drive for area children • Newton Police Academy registration now open • Terrell church to help those in need on April 25 ...MONTHLY COLUMNS... FROM THE PUBLISHER BY SCOTT W. RAMSEY – What are the odds? CATAWBA COUNTY CORNER BY DAVE HARDIN – Catawba County is a “Life, Well Run” program partner THE MEDICAL MESSAGE BY DR. MARK HAWKINS – The effects of alcohol abuse FINANCIAL FOCUS BY EYAN TOWNSEND – Control your emotions in volatile markets FROM THE PULPIT BY REV. DENNIS J. RICHARDS , SR., D.MIN., D.D. – The importance of the resurrection: I Corinthians 15: 1-11

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