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The Claremont Courier

3283 WHITE OAK COURT
CLAREMONT, NC 28610
828-320-8450
theclaremontcourier@gmail.com
PUBLISHER
Scott W. Ramsey
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Scott W. Ramsey
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The Claremont Courier
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The Claremont Courier FEBRUARY EDITION 2016 NOW AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT CATAWBA COUNTY....• Claremont looks at its future growth and other opportunities – Claremont City Council holds Strategic Planning Meeting to look at future and past growth. • Catawba Valley YMCA hosting annual campaign – YMCA annual campaign helps strengthen the community with a variety of programs and services. • Jazz festival announced for Queen’s Landing – Waterfront Jazz Festival to be held on April 8-10, and will feature Spyro Gyra and many others. • Catawba moves forward with Town Hall roof repairs – Town council approves Ordinance 2016-1 to make necessary repairs to Catawba Town Hall roof. • Claremont looks at departmental goals for 2016 – Departmental goals and objectives for 2015-2016 given from city departments and administration. • Conover approves transportation improvements – Transportation improvements will include two environmental assessments and a transportation study. • City of Claremont seeks volunteers for Recreation Committee • City of Newton to host Easter Egg Hunt on March 20 • Sherrills Ford Optimist to host Valentine’s dance on Feb. 12 • Sweetheart dance to be held in Newton on Feb. 11 • Cargo Transporters listed as a top 50 green fleet • The Coffey Pot to host Valentine’s dinner event on Feb. 13 • Area libraries offer free tax counseling • Boxcar Grille is collecting luggage for foster children • Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market opens in Newton • Free car seat checks offered every Tuesday in Hickory • Newton police to offer free self-defense training on March 19 • Dr. Amanda Bailey joins CVFM - Claremont • Bunker Hill High to host Miss Bunker Hill pageant on April 9 • Concordia inducts new Beta Club members • ‘Ocean Bound’ now open at Catawba Science Center • The Green Bean Players to host ‘Puss in Boots” • LRU Playmakers to present ‘City of Angles’ • CVYSA to host affordable soccer program • Catawba County Kids Marathon seeks donations • Miles for Maiden event scheduled for March 5 • CVCC to host annual ‘Run of the Mill’ 5K on April 16 • HMSC seeks nominations for sports hall of fame • NC Troopers 5K and fun run to be held in Conover on March 26 • Catawba Elementary to host Rocket Run 5K on March 19 • Tri-City Christian School to host 5K on March 12 MONTHLY COLUMNS • FROM THE PUBLISHER By Scott W. Ramsey – Big decisions will be made in 2016 • CATAWBA COUNTY CORNER by Dave Hardin – Speaker’s Bureau is a good source for information • NEIGHBORHOOD SPOTLIGHT By Elizabeth Franklin – Let’s visit a Conover neighborhood • FINANCIAL FOCUS By Eyan Townsend – Are you prepared for financial disasters? • FROM THE PULPIT By Rev. Dennis J. Richards, Sr., D.Min., D.D. – A journey into the unknown – Joshua 3:4

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