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The Claremont Courier

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CLAREMONT, NC 28610
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The Claremont Courier APRIL EDITION 2016 NOW AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT CATAWBA COUNTY....• Karissa Ewing crowned 2016 Miss Bandys High School – Thirteen ladies participated in the annual Miss Bandys Pageant at Maiden High School on March 5. • Field is now set for November 8 general election – High voter turnout for March 15 primaries helps set field for local, state, and federal races. • It’s farmers market season once again – Fresh produce and more to be offered at numerous farmers markets throughout the area. • Thomas Drum named Catawba Town Manager – Thomas ‘Tom’ Drum brings almost 30 years of government experience to the Town of Catawba. • Claremont adopts changes to its personnel policy – Personnel policy now requires city officers or volunteers to resign their position if elected to city council. • Conover honors 2015-2016 NCHS wrestling team – Newton-Conover High School wrestling team presented certificate of achievement by city council. • Conover Alive to be held at Conover City Park in June • Claremont seeks volunteers for parks and recreation committee • New sheriff substation opens in Sherrills Ford • Heidi Cruz speaks at Four Peas In A Pod on March 14 • Conover Hardware to host customer appreciation event on May 5 • Area libraries offer free tax counseling through April 12 • Newton to host spring yard sale on April 30 • Cargo Transporters wins annual award • CVMC seeks participants for advisory council • New Web site helps those who are homeless • CVFM-Viewmont relocates and adds providers • Denim and Diamonds event planned for April 16 • County’s health priorities set for next four years • Bunker Hill High School to host Miss Bunker Hill pageant on April 9 • Bandys High School to host annual Ag Day on April 15 • LRU Kids in College program now accepting applications • CVCC announces new GED testing service passing scores • Lyle Creek Elementary School to host color run on April 9 • Bandys High School band to host yard sale fundraiser on May 14 • BHHS Hope 4 a Cure Club to host annual race on May 7 • CVCC and HACC to start new book club on April 13 • CCHA to host behind the scenes tour of Heart Square on April 16 • Newton-Conover Rotary Club to host car show on April 30 • Newton plans Unity Day celebration for May 22 • Front Porch Fest planned for May 14 in Troutman • Hickory Hops scheduled for April 16 • ECCCM to host annual golf tournament on May 5 • CVCC to host benefit golf tournament on April 27 • 2016 Promotional days by Hickory Crawdads scheduled • CVCC to host its annual ‘Run of the Mill’ 5K on April 9 • ALFA Hike for Hope and 5K to be held on April 9 • Hospice to host annual golf tournament on May 9 • Abernethy Laurels to host 5K and fun run on April 23 • Concordia Christian Day School basketball teams win annual LIT tournament • Claremont to observe National Day of Prayer on May 5 MONTHLY COLUMNS • FROM THE PUBLISHER BY SCOTT W. RAMSEY – You never know what you may see • CATAWBA COUNTY CORNER BY DAVE HARDIN – Recycling and reuse begins at home • NEIGHBORHOOD SPOTLIGHT BY ELIZABETH FRANKLIN – Let’s visit Dogwood Hills in Newton • FINANCIAL FOCUS BY SAM MORRISON – Give your investment portfolio a “spring cleaning” • THE MEDICAL MESSAGE BY DR. AMANDA H. BAILEY, DO – Antibiotics and their tole in medicine • FROM THE PULPIT BY REV. DENNIS J. RICHARDS, SR., D.MIN., D.D. – The morning comes: Psalm 30:5

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