Community Living | Coupon | Police Scanner | E-News Signup | Archives | Merchant Directory | Dining Guide
Have a HOT TIP? Call 704-276-6587 Or E-mail us At LH@LincolnHerald.net
Lincoln Herald | Lincolnton, NC


home : community : community June 26, 2019

3/20/2019 9:46:00 AM
History Presentation Thursday At Newton Library

Wayne Howard
Staff Writer


Author Richard Eller will be sharing details about his new book, Newton: Then and Now, at 7 PM Thursday evening (March 21st) at the Catawba County Main Library, 115 West C Street in Newton.

Eller, a history professor at Catawba Valley Community College, has been involved in documenting Catawba County’s past for many years, and his latest book showcases the development of the county seat over many generations. It’s rich with photographs from past decades, juxtaposed with contemporary images.

The book as a standalone work is compelling, and Eller’s presentation will add engaging details about his process of researching and compiling local history. He’ll also offer his perspective on creating the book and adding his voice to Newton’s portrayal through the years.

Familiar figures who contributed to the book include writer, editor, historian, and longtime resident Sylvia Kidd Ray; photographer and CVCC professor Clayton Joe Young; and Dr. Amber Clawson Albert, former executive director of the Historical Association of Catawba County.

Among the topics the book covers are the lasting power of Courthouse Square, the loss of Catawba College, the constant change of the business community, the demise of grand downtown hotels, the shifts in location of the Observer News Enterprise newspaper, the constancy of the State Theater, the shuttering of the North Newton business strip, the growth of local churches and the library, and the reassuring presence of notable Newton homes.

For more information about the presentation or the Catawba County Libraries, visit www.catawbacountync.gov/library, call 828-465-8664, email mylibrary@catawbacountync.gov, or visit them on Facebook.



CLICK HERE
to have us email you 
the latest news every day--



1 - Court Street Grill 300

At the Lincoln Herald, we take our job of keeping the people of Lincoln, Catawba, Gaston and Cleveland counties informed very seriously.  That's why we provide many services FREE for which others charge.  We don't charge for publishing obituaries, and we update them every day so readers can know about the passing of friends or neighbors.  We don't charge individuals for ads in our classified section.  We don't charge a fee for a subscription to read our articles.  We even post links to all our articles on Facebook and Twitter.  We also offer a FREE email service.  Sign up for it and we'll send you an email every day with links to our articles posted since the previous day's email.  That way, you won't miss the latest news, obituaries, sports and other items of interest.

To make sure you get the latest updates, also like our Facebook page at LincolnHerald.net and follow us on Twitter @LincolnHerald20.



1 - First Federal standard ad 550




Article Comment Submission Form
Please feel free to submit your comments.

Article comments are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, who may edit content for appropriateness. There may be a delay of 24-48 hours for any submission while the web site editor reviews and approves it.

Note: All information on this form is required. Your telephone number is for our use only, and will not be attached to your comment.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Required
Last Name:
Required
Telephone:
Required
Email:
Required
Comment:
Required
Passcode:
Required
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.
   


North Carolina News










News

HomeNewsState NewsReligionOpinionSportsObituariesExtrasCommunityClassifiedsSubmitLife

Terms and Use | Merchant Directory | Dining Guide
Site Design and Content
Copyright Lincoln Herald, LLC 2011-2015

 


Software © 1998-2019 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved