Established January 2007.

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Scott W. Ramsey-Publisher

The Claremont Courier

3283 WHITE OAK COURT
CLAREMONT, NC 28610
828-320-8450
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PUBLISHER
Scott W. Ramsey
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Scott W. Ramsey
ADVERTISING SALES
Scott W. Ramsey, Andrea Busbee-Ramsey
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Andrea Busbee-Ramsey and Allison Sigmon

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Terrell, Sherrills Ford, Conover,
Denver & Newton

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Bob & Cheryl Ramsey; Bob & Rita Busbee; Helen Ramsey; In Memory of Pauline Yount; Mary Frances Busbee; Willard Yount; Mike Pannell; Mitchell Setzer; Peggy Miller; Smith Setzer & Sons, Inc.; Thelma Wysong; In Memory of Russell & Mary Boggs; In Honor of Nell Hewitt; Town of Catawba Historical Association, Inc. Board Members; In Memory of PJ Stanley; Rev. Dennis & Jean Richards; Jerald & Carolyn Leonhardt; & In Memory of Robert Ramsey

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The Claremont Courier AUGUST 2014 HEADLINES.... •Family fun for everyone scheduled throughout the area – Annual festivals scheduled for Catawba, Claremont, Maiden, and Sherrills Ford in Sept. and Oct. • Tasty treats await at area establishments – The Coffey Pot in Claremont, and Four Peas in a Pod in Hickory offer delicious food and drinks every day. • Administrative changes made at area schools – Catawba County Schools makes numerous principal and vice principal changes at area schools • Catawba Town Clerk recognized at meeting – Catawba Town Clerk, Kathy W. Johnson awarded the designation of NC Certified Municipal Clerk. • Claremont gives scholarships to two area students – Allen Barkley and Matthew Ross awarded PJ Stanley Memorial Scholarship at City Council Meeting. • Boggs Road bridge work continues in Conover – Conover approves budget ordinance to transfer funds for utility relocations for Boggs Road bridge. • Duane Cozzen retires from Claremont Police Department • Bennett Funeral Service moves to new location • Sherrills Ford Lions Club to host yard sale on Sept. 13 • Scaremont returns to Claremont City Park on Oct. 25 and 26 • Claremont Youth Council seeks new members • Electric vehicle charging stations now open in Newton • Dogpatch Quilting now open in Newton • The Perfect Workout breaks ground in Conover • Claremont wants its citizens to Rethink Recycling • The Pedal Shack is now open in Newton • Claremont Automotive holds anniversary celebration • Elizabeth Franklin joins Realty Executives of Hickory • Dr. Vondell Clark joins Claremont medical practice • Oxford Fire Department to host port-a-pit fundraiser on Sept. 12 • Area child nutrition managers win awards • Bandys graduate named CCS chief technology officer • New Sherrills Ford Library to open its doors on Sept. 29 • WPS to kick-off 50th season on Sept. 26 • HCT to present ‘The Little Mermaid’ in September • SALT Block to host free movie night on Sept. 20 • Claremont City Park to host free movie night on Sept. 20 • The Green Room to host Shakespeare in the Park • Boxcar Grille to host live music every Monday • LRU Visiting Writers Series returns on Sept. 4 • Lake Norman Big Sweep to be held on Oct. 4 • Bunker Hill basketball coach to lead all-star team • Tony Pope Memorial 5K walk/run scheduled for Sept. 13 • CVTC to host golf tournament on Sept. 18 • Medical Pharmacy and Hospice tennis tournament planned • Abernethy Laurels to host cruise-in on Sept. 12 • NLBFC to host craft show and BBQ fundraiser on Sept. 6 MONTHLY COLUMNS: • FROM THE PUBLISHER BY SCOTT W. RAMSEY – Things that will be obsolete soon CATAWBA COUNTY CORNER BY DAVE HARDIN – Government works best with citizen involvment FINANCIAL FOCUS BY EYAN TOWNSEND – Protect your retirement against market volatility THE MEDICAL MESSAGE BY CRYSTAL MOSTELLER, PA-C – Fast facts about the ful FROM THE PULPIT BY REV. DENNIS J. RICHARDS, SR., D.MIN., D.D. – A Christians place in the world: John 17: 17-21

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