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The Claremont Courier

3283 WHITE OAK COURT
CLAREMONT, NC 28610
828-320-8450
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Scott W. Ramsey
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Scott W. Ramsey
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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.... •• Hickory American Legion Fair to host a week of fun for everyone – Hickory American Legion Fair celebrates its 101st year on Aug. 27 through Sept. 1. • Local family has five generations of criers – Carpenter Realty and Auction has a long standing tradition of family members becoming auctioneers. • Balls Creek Campmeeting to start on Aug. 10 – Yearly religious gathering will be held at the Balls Creek Campground on Aug. 10-24. • Claremont approves Apple Inc. solar farm – Apple Inc. will build a 100 acre solar farm in the Claremont International Business Park on Kelly Boulevard. • Conover approves final plat for minor subdivision – Property approved for minor subdivision located at Thomas Chapel AME Zion Church. • Catawba approves area Boy Scout request – Catawba Town Council approves area Boy Scouts in Local Government request. • Sherrills Ford Lions Club to host yard sale on Sept. 13 • Conover to host National Night Out event on Aug. 5 • Catawba welcomes three new businesses • The Coffey Pot is now open in Claremont • Travel Center of Hickory moves to new location • Cargo Transporters makes donation to local charity • Claremont expands recycling options • Senior Expo scheduled for Aug. 26 at Metro Center • Claremont church to host griefshare support group • Claremont Fire Department to host clothing drive on Aug. 16 • Rabies clinics scheduled at various area locations • Claremont adds new AEDs at various locations • Catawba Elementary raises funds for JDRF • Claremont Youth Council seeks new members • Area CVCC students receive NCSECU scholarships • Maiden Elementary teacher wins NCFB grant • NCHS athletic boosters updating locker rooms • New student registration underway at CVCC • Oktoberfest seeking bands and musicians • Catawba Valley Community Chorus seeks singers • The Green Room to host ‘Guys and Dolls’ • Claremont Daze announces live music line-up • HCT to host RugBug production on Aug. 7-16 • CCMH to open new exhibit on the Cold War • Catawba County receives Thread Trail grant • Bunker Hill Optimist Club to host fall sports sign-ups • Medicap Pharmacy and Hospice tennis tournament planned for September • Humane Society to host golf tournament on Aug. 26 • Fall sports sign-ups being held in Newton • Catawba Fire Department to host golf tournament on Aug. 18 • Pump track opened at Jacob Fork Park • Tony Pope Memorial 5K walk/run scheduled for Sept. 13 MONTHLY COLUMNS: • FROM THE PUBLISHER BY SCOTT W. RAMSEY – Some fun facts about the month of August • CATAWBA COUNTY CORNER BY DAVE HARDIN – Air quality action days are here again • REALTY BYTES BY JOHN JAY CLINE – Moving to the Carolinas • FINANCIAL FOCUS BY EYAN TOWNSEND – Protect your retirement against market volatility • THE MEDICAL MESSAGE BY DR. MARK HAWKINS – Preventive care for healthy living • FROM THE PULPIT BY REV. DENNIS J. RICHARDS, SR., D.MIN., D.D. – One servant of God: II Timothy 4:6-18

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