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WCNC Charlotte
Rowan-Salisbury Schools still short 70 to 80 teachersthe box and try new ways to fill them. For example, Wagner says they’ve hired a
Rowan-Salisbury Schools still short 70 to 80 teachers
WCNC Charlotte / Posted yesterday
the box and try new ways to fill them. For example, Wagner says they’ve hired a professional recruiter, are working with Catawba College to help potential teachers earn master's degrees and have offered bonuses and increased teacher... Read more
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The News & Observer
Courts are roadblocks to NC lawmakers’ right turnsay the Republicans have tried to put their stamp on the state,” said Michael B
Courts are roadblocks to NC lawmakers’ right turn
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
say the Republicans have tried to put their stamp on the state,” said Michael Bitzer, a political science professor at Catawba College who follows state politics closely. “What they’re facing now are the checks and balances that are a natural... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Name of officer and suspect in vehicle accident releasedvictims. A Rowan County man was jailed on Friday, charged with sex crimes invo
Name of officer and suspect in vehicle accident released
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
victims. A Rowan County man was jailed on Friday, charged with sex crimes involving children as his alleged victims. Catawba College convocation begins school's 166th yearCatawba College convocation begins school's 166th year New students,... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Man charged with sex crimes by deputiesvictims. A Rowan County man was jailed on Friday, charged with sex crimes invo
Man charged with sex crimes by deputies
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
victims. A Rowan County man was jailed on Friday, charged with sex crimes involving children as his alleged victims. Catawba College convocation begins school's 166th yearCatawba College convocation begins school's 166th year New students,... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Body found in Pageland likely missing Ternetha Bennettvictims. A Rowan County man was jailed on Friday, charged with sex crimes invo
Body found in Pageland likely missing Ternetha Bennett
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
victims. A Rowan County man was jailed on Friday, charged with sex crimes involving children as his alleged victims. Catawba College convocation begins school's 166th yearCatawba College convocation begins school's 166th year New students,... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Catawba College convocation begins school's 166th yearvictims. A Rowan County man was jailed on Friday, charged with sex crimes invo
Catawba College convocation begins school's 166th year
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
victims. A Rowan County man was jailed on Friday, charged with sex crimes involving children as his alleged victims. New students,... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Trump commercials coming soonin the ad is direct: he is the person who will keep the country safe. Dr. Mich
Trump commercials coming soon
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
in the ad is direct: he is the person who will keep the country safe. Dr. Michael Bitzer teaches political science at Catawba College. He reviewed the Trump ad, saying, "He hammers Hillary Clinton and then pivots to the classic Trump talking... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Sources: Man shot, killed by state trooper after chase in NE CharlotteJune 2016, the child’s father called police asking them to check on the welfare
Sources: Man shot, killed by state trooper after chase in NE Charlotte
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
June 2016, the child’s father called police asking them to check on the welfare of the child. Scholarship established at Catawba College for Carolyn PeelerScholarship established at Catawba College for Carolyn Peeler Carolyn Eichler Peeler ’68... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Large police presence responds to reported shooting in NE Charlotteplace this weekend in Salisbury and it will involve a number of local agencies
Large police presence responds to reported shooting in NE Charlotte
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
place this weekend in Salisbury and it will involve a number of local agencies and businesses. Scholarship established at Catawba College for Carolyn PeelerScholarship established at Catawba College for Carolyn Peeler Carolyn Eichler Peeler ’68... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Big kickball tournament coming this weekendplace this weekend in Salisbury and it will involve a number of local agencies
Big kickball tournament coming this weekend
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
place this weekend in Salisbury and it will involve a number of local agencies and businesses. Scholarship established at Catawba College for Carolyn PeelerScholarship established at Catawba College for Carolyn Peeler Carolyn Eichler Peeler ’68... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Scholarship established at Catawba College for Carolyn PeelerCarolyn Eichler Peeler ’68 is officially pondering her retirement from the Cata
Scholarship established at Catawba College for Carolyn Peeler
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
Carolyn Eichler Peeler ’68 is officially pondering her retirement from the Catawba College Development Office, although no firm dates has been set for leaving her employer of the past 40 years. But in early summer, she received an enduring surprise... Read more
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The Atlantic
Have North Carolina Republicans Found a Way to Reinstate Discriminatory Voting Rules?and the board added voting sites and hours compared to their initial draft. Mic
Have North Carolina Republicans Found a Way to Reinstate Discriminatory Voting Rules?
The Atlantic / Posted 6 days ago
and the board added voting sites and hours compared to their initial draft. Michael Bitzer, a political scientist at Catawba College, wrote that the plan could be a “gift” for Republicans. Things got more raucous in Guilford County, the... Read more
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The Star
Rowan championship berth could mean another record crowdSeries meant missing even more than vacations. The first baseman/pitcher missed
Rowan championship berth could mean another record crowd
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
Series meant missing even more than vacations. The first baseman/pitcher missed his college move-in and orientation at Catawba College to play in the semifinal game on Monday. Following the championship game on Tuesday evening, Shepherd will... Read more
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The Star
'It means a whole lot to us'way to national this year, Thompson said. In addition, Post 82 and the Auxilia
'It means a whole lot to us'
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
way to national this year, Thompson said. In addition, Post 82 and the Auxiliary sent students to Boys and Girls State at Catawba College to learn about the workings of government. Thompson said, the recent surge even has Post 82 out-growing its... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
They might not win, but third-party candidates could sway presidential vote in NCtied, according to average of recent polls. “If we’re talking about a coin tos
They might not win, but third-party candidates could sway presidential vote in NC
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 10 days ago
tied, according to average of recent polls. “If we’re talking about a coin toss (between Clinton and Trump),” said Catawba College political scientist Michael Bitzer, “anybody or any group that takes 3 to maybe 5 percent of the vote will... Read more
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The Hill
Clinton's lead in NC elevates Senate racead buy starting Tuesday for 10 days in the Charlotte and Raleigh area. Michael
Clinton's lead in NC elevates Senate race
The Hill / Posted 10 days ago
ad buy starting Tuesday for 10 days in the Charlotte and Raleigh area. Michael Bitzer, political science professor at Catawba College, said the candidates will need to break through all the political noise and try to define their... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Voter ID, district changes cause confusionof voters are going to be confused and potentially bewildered," said Dr. Michae
Voter ID, district changes cause confusion
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 12 days ago
of voters are going to be confused and potentially bewildered," said Dr. Michael Bitzer, a political science professor at Catawba College. That bewilderment is understandable considering all that has happened this election cycle. "North Carolina... Read more
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The News & Observer
They might not win, but third-party candidates could sway presidential vote in NCtied, according to an average of recent polls. “If we’re talking about a coin
They might not win, but third-party candidates could sway presidential vote in NC
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
tied, according to an average of recent polls. “If we’re talking about a coin toss (between Clinton and Trump),” said Catawba College political scientist Michael Bitzer, “anybody or any group that takes 3 to maybe 5 percent of the vote will... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Four people injured in north Charlotte crasharound 3:03 a.m. in the 10000 block of Kerns Road, Huntersville police say. Dr
Four people injured in north Charlotte crash
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 13 days ago
around 3:03 a.m. in the 10000 block of Kerns Road, Huntersville police say. Dr. Erin Wood to become Title IX head for Catawba CollegeDr. Erin Wood to become Title IX head for Catawba College Dr. Erin Wood, a tenured Associate Professor of... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
One person killed in Huntersville crasharound 3:03 a.m. in the 10000 block of Kerns Road, Huntersville police say. Dr
One person killed in Huntersville crash
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 13 days ago
around 3:03 a.m. in the 10000 block of Kerns Road, Huntersville police say. Dr. Erin Wood to become Title IX head for Catawba CollegeDr. Erin Wood to become Title IX head for Catawba College Dr. Erin Wood, a tenured Associate Professor of... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Dr. Erin Wood to become Title IX head for Catawba CollegeErin Wood, a tenured Associate Professor of Psychology who formerly served as D
Dr. Erin Wood to become Title IX head for Catawba College
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 13 days ago
Erin Wood, a tenured Associate Professor of Psychology who formerly served as Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Athletics at Catawba College, has accepted a new role at the College, according to a news release. Dr. Wood will become Catawba’s Title... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
NC asking Supreme Court to stay voter ID rulingto somebody coming up and voting 15 times for Hillary Clinton.” Doctor Michael
NC asking Supreme Court to stay voter ID ruling
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 14 days ago
to somebody coming up and voting 15 times for Hillary Clinton.” Doctor Michael Bitzer, who teaches political science at Catawba College, says the appeals court ruling is the latest in a string of decisions reversing restrictive voting... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Area Libertarians could look west for party’s next stepto one ideological facet for each party,” said Michael Bitzer, provost and prof
Area Libertarians could look west for party’s next step
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
to one ideological facet for each party,” said Michael Bitzer, provost and professor of political science and history at Catawba College. He continued, “Democrats like the idea that Libertarians are believers in the government being out of... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
TBI agent shot, killed in line of dutyJustin Laturno to the Most Wanted list, and now that name can be removed. Nels
TBI agent shot, killed in line of duty
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 15 days ago
Justin Laturno to the Most Wanted list, and now that name can be removed. Nelson Murphy named Chief Operating Officer at Catawba CollegeNelson Murphy named Chief Operating Officer at Catawba College Nelson Murphy, Catawba’s Vice President for... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
One of Rowan's Most Wanted now behind barsJustin Laturno to the Most Wanted list, and now that name can be removed. Nels
One of Rowan's Most Wanted now behind bars
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 15 days ago
Justin Laturno to the Most Wanted list, and now that name can be removed. Nelson Murphy named Chief Operating Officer at Catawba CollegeNelson Murphy named Chief Operating Officer at Catawba College Nelson Murphy, Catawba’s Vice President for... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC is now a must-win state for Donald TrumpObama campaign put into the state really has transformed North Carolina. Micha
NC is now a must-win state for Donald Trump
The News & Observer / Posted 18 days ago
Obama campaign put into the state really has transformed North Carolina. Michael Bitzer, a political science professor, Catawba College, Salisbury Obama’s good fortune in the state didn’t continue in 2012, due in part to a high unemployment... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Inmate who assaulted Dylann Roof out on bond11 am until 4:00 pm at Refuge Church of God in Christ, located at 1133 Short St
Inmate who assaulted Dylann Roof out on bond
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 19 days ago
11 am until 4:00 pm at Refuge Church of God in Christ, located at 1133 Short Street, Salisbury. Bunker field dedicated at Catawba CollegeBunker field dedicated at Catawba College The July 29 dedication plaque at Bunker Field on the Catawba... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Shoppers already taking advantage of tax free weekend in SC11 am until 4:00 pm at Refuge Church of God in Christ, located at 1133 Short St
Shoppers already taking advantage of tax free weekend in SC
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 19 days ago
11 am until 4:00 pm at Refuge Church of God in Christ, located at 1133 Short Street, Salisbury. Bunker field dedicated at Catawba CollegeBunker field dedicated at Catawba College The July 29 dedication plaque at Bunker Field on the Catawba... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Bunker field dedicated at Catawba CollegeThe July 29 dedication plaque at Bunker Field on the Catawba College campus rea
Bunker field dedicated at Catawba College
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 19 days ago
The July 29 dedication plaque at Bunker Field on the Catawba College campus reads: “May this space be forever filled with young people having fun.” It also notes that the field, which is part of the Frock Fields Athletic Complex, was given by the D.... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
School supply giveaway on Saturday at local church11 am until 4:00 pm at Refuge Church of God in Christ, located at 1133 Short St
School supply giveaway on Saturday at local church
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 19 days ago
11 am until 4:00 pm at Refuge Church of God in Christ, located at 1133 Short Street, Salisbury. Bunker field dedicated at Catawba CollegeBunker field dedicated at Catawba College The July 29 dedication plaque at Bunker Field on the Catawba... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Trump getting ground game going in North Carolinaoffices and has paid staffers in several cities across the state. Political sc
Trump getting ground game going in North Carolina
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 19 days ago
offices and has paid staffers in several cities across the state. Political science professor, Doctor Michael Bitzer from Catawba College says Trump has less than 100 days until the election to get a ground game going. “How do I get my troops, my... Read more
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The News & Observer
Tillis helped create ‘discriminatory’ law, but ruling on it likely won’t hurt himCourt ruling on the state’s voter ID law could be old news by then, says Michae
Tillis helped create ‘discriminatory’ law, but ruling on it likely won’t hurt him
The News & Observer / Posted 26 days ago
Court ruling on the state’s voter ID law could be old news by then, says Michael Bitzer, political science professor at Catawba College. If the law is struck down, it could taint Tillis’ speaker legacy but it’s unlikely to affect him in... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Federal court sticks voter ID law in deep freezeup to vote, they are who they say they are.” In a series of tweets following t
Federal court sticks voter ID law in deep freeze
Kinston Free Press / Posted 26 days ago
up to vote, they are who they say they are.” In a series of tweets following the release of the opinion, Michael Bitzer – Catawba College provost and professor of political science and history – noted the surprisingly blunt language used by the... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Third-party growth at stake with disliked major party nomineesto one ideological facet for each party,” said Michael Bitzer, provost and prof
Third-party growth at stake with disliked major party nominees
Kinston Free Press / Posted 29 days ago
to one ideological facet for each party,” said Michael Bitzer, provost and professor of political science and history at Catawba College. He continued, “Democrats like the idea that Libertarians are believers in the government being out of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Blame game follows NBA’s removal of Charlotte All-Star gamebanking on conservative voters in rural areas who support the law, said Michael
Blame game follows NBA’s removal of Charlotte All-Star game
Inquirier.net / Posted a month ago
banking on conservative voters in rural areas who support the law, said Michael Bitzer, a political science professor at Catawba College. “If you are seen as compromising or trying to find some way out of this, you will simply get hammered by... Read more
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The Star
Blame game follows NBA's removal of Charlotte All-Star gamebanking on conservative voters in rural areas who support the law, said Michael
Blame game follows NBA's removal of Charlotte All-Star game
The Star / Posted 1 months ago
banking on conservative voters in rural areas who support the law, said Michael Bitzer, a political science professor at Catawba College. "If you are seen as compromising or trying to find some way out of this, you will simply get hammered by... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Blame game follows NBA’s removal of Charlotte All-Star gamebanking on conservative voters in rural areas who support the law, said Michael
Blame game follows NBA’s removal of Charlotte All-Star game
The Oakland Press / Posted 1 months ago
banking on conservative voters in rural areas who support the law, said Michael Bitzer, a political science professor at Catawba College. “If you are seen as compromising or trying to find some way out of this, you will simply get hammered by... Read more
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Salon.com
Blame game follows NBA’s removal of Charlotte All-Star gamebanking on conservative voters in rural areas who support the law, said Michael
Blame game follows NBA’s removal of Charlotte All-Star game
Salon.com / Posted 1 months ago
banking on conservative voters in rural areas who support the law, said Michael Bitzer, a political science professor at Catawba College. “If you are seen as compromising or trying to find some way out of this, you will simply get hammered by... Read more
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Island Packet
Blame game follows NBA's removal of Charlotte All-Star gamebanking on conservative voters in rural areas who support the law, said Michael
Blame game follows NBA's removal of Charlotte All-Star game
Island Packet / Posted 1 months ago
banking on conservative voters in rural areas who support the law, said Michael Bitzer, a political science professor at Catawba College. "If you are seen as compromising or trying to find some way out of this, you will simply get hammered by... Read more
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CTV News
'P.C. B.S.': N. Carolina governor slams NBA for pulling all-star gamebanking on conservative voters in rural areas who support the law, said Michael
'P.C. B.S.': N. Carolina governor slams NBA for pulling all-star game
CTV News / Posted 1 months ago
banking on conservative voters in rural areas who support the law, said Michael Bitzer, a political science professor at Catawba College. "If you are seen as compromising or trying to find some way out of this, you will simply get hammered by... Read more
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The News & Observer
How a gun store owner with no political experience won the nation’s most crowded primarythe Republican-leaning district in Washington – with just 6,340 votes. Politic
How a gun store owner with no political experience won the nation’s most crowded primary
The News & Observer / Posted 1 months ago
the Republican-leaning district in Washington – with just 6,340 votes. Political scientist Michael Bitzer of Salisbury’s Catawba College said the splintered field of 17 candidates probably had more to do with the outcome than voters snubbing... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Tega Cay to spray for mosquitoes after Zika confirmed, warning issued for residentsHill Drive around 6:30 a.m. The fire broke out at a home in the 2800 block of
Tega Cay to spray for mosquitoes after Zika confirmed, warning issued for residents
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 1 months ago
Hill Drive around 6:30 a.m. The fire broke out at a home in the 2800 block of Huckleberry Hill Drive around 6:30 a.m. Catawba College group to perform at Walt Disney WorldCatawba College group to perform at Walt Disney World Three to four... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
One killed, one hospitalized in Rowan County crashHill Drive around 6:30 a.m. The fire broke out at a home in the 2800 block of
One killed, one hospitalized in Rowan County crash
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 1 months ago
Hill Drive around 6:30 a.m. The fire broke out at a home in the 2800 block of Huckleberry Hill Drive around 6:30 a.m. Catawba College group to perform at Walt Disney WorldCatawba College group to perform at Walt Disney World Three to four... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Fatal crash closes road in Rowan CountyHill Drive around 6:30 a.m. The fire broke out at a home in the 2800 block of
Fatal crash closes road in Rowan County
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 1 months ago
Hill Drive around 6:30 a.m. The fire broke out at a home in the 2800 block of Huckleberry Hill Drive around 6:30 a.m. Catawba College group to perform at Walt Disney WorldCatawba College group to perform at Walt Disney World Three to four... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Former Cavalier and current Pittsburgh Steeler Javon Hargrave to be at Bounce City on FridayHill Drive around 6:30 a.m. The fire broke out at a home in the 2800 block of
Former Cavalier and current Pittsburgh Steeler Javon Hargrave to be at Bounce City on Friday
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 1 months ago
Hill Drive around 6:30 a.m. The fire broke out at a home in the 2800 block of Huckleberry Hill Drive around 6:30 a.m. Catawba College group to perform at Walt Disney WorldCatawba College group to perform at Walt Disney World Three to four... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Electrical short to blame for Fort Mill house fireHill Drive around 6:30 a.m. The fire broke out at a home in the 2800 block of
Electrical short to blame for Fort Mill house fire
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 1 months ago
Hill Drive around 6:30 a.m. The fire broke out at a home in the 2800 block of Huckleberry Hill Drive around 6:30 a.m. Catawba College group to perform at Walt Disney WorldCatawba College group to perform at Walt Disney World Three to four... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Catawba College group to perform at Walt Disney WorldThree to four thousand youth from around the globe will know a little more abou
Catawba College group to perform at Walt Disney World
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 1 months ago
Three to four thousand youth from around the globe will know a little more about Catawba College after they attend the National Youth Event (NYE), co-hosted by the United Church of Christ and The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) at Walt Disney... Read more

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