Established January 2007.

The Claremont Courier is distributed throughout
the Bandy, Catawba, Catfish, Claremont, Conover,
Denver, Killian Crossroads, Lake Norman, Long Island, Monbo,
Moorewsville, Murray's Mill, Newton, Oliver's Crossroads, Sherrills Ford,
Terrell and Witherspoon Crossroads communities.
And coming soon to the Maiden, Duan and Providence Mill communities.

City of Claremont
Monthly Community Calender

Third Sunday – Claremont Youth Council, City Hall – 3 p.m. Every Monday – Baby Bounce, Claremont Branch Library – 10 a.m. First Monday – Claremont City Council, City Hall – 7 p.m.; Bunker Hill Athletic Boosters, Bunker Hill High School – 7 p.m.; Bunker Hill Optimist Club, Optimist Club House – 7:45 p.m. Third Monday – Claremont Planning Board, City Hall – 7 p.m. Bunker Hill Optimist Club, Club House – 7:45 p.m. Every Tuesday – Claremont Fire Department, Claremont Fire Department – 7 p.m. First Tuesday – Claremont Parks & Recreation Committee, City Hall – 6 p.m. Fourth Tuesday – Friends of the Library, Claremont Branch Library – 6 p.m. First Thursday – Bunker Hill Band Boosters, Bunker Hill Band Room – 6:30 p.m.; Claremont Fire Department Auxiliary, Claremont Fire Department – 6 p.m. Second Thursday – Claremont Rescue Squad Business Meeting, Claremont Rescue Squad – 7 p.m. Third Thursday – Claremont Lions Club, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church Family Life Center – 7 p.m.; Claremont Rescue Squad Continuing Education, Claremont Rescue Squad – 7 p.m..

Claremont City Hall
3288 East Main Street
828-459-7009,828-466-7255
www.cityofclaremont.org


Claremont City Officials & Staff
Claremont City Council

Shawn Brown - Mayor
Dale Sherrill - Mayor Pro-tem
Tim Lowrance
Dayne Miller
Lee Miller
David Morrow

Claremont Planning Board And Board of Adjustment
Chairman – Robert E. Smith, Vice-Chairman – Larry Pannell, Jeff Barkley, Crystal Clark, Nick Colson, Les Morrow, Gene Monday & Todd Setzer

Claremont Appearance Committee
Chairman - Glenn Morrison,Jan Colson, Sue Karen Falls, David Morrow, Nancy Murray, Jane Robbins, Judy Setzer & Nicky Setzer

Claremont Parks & Recreation Committee
Chairman – Danny Hedrick, Shannon Eckard, Kendra Hedrick, Henry Helton, Megan Lowman, Michael Orders, Roger Shook, Thad Sparkman, Cole Travis & Lisa Travis.

Claremont City Staff
City Manager – City Manager – Catherine Renbarger, City Clerk – Wendy Helms, City Planner – Leslie Meadows, Finance Officer – Stephanie Corn, Customer Service Specialist – Melinda Bumgarner, City Attorney – Robert M. Grant, Jr., Parks & Recreation Specialist – Michael Orders

Claremont Police Department
3301 East Main Street
(828) 459-9295; Fax: (828) 459-7865
Chief of Police – Gary Bost, Captain – Allen Long, Training Specialist – David Pruitt, Police Records Specalist – Pamela Shook

Claremont FireDepartment
2850 Firehouse Lane
(828) 459-9296; Fax: (828) 459-0596
Fire Chief – Bart Travis, Assistant Fire Chiefs – Bruce Hartsoe & Jason Lowrance, Captains – Mike Hathaway & Kevin Little, Lieutenants – Ray Ball, Steve Self & Tyler Terry
www.claremontfd.net

Oxford "Catfish" Fire Department
5688 Oxford School Road
(828) 459-9678; Fax: (828) 459-9676
Fire Chief – Wayne Smith, Assistant Fire Chief – Donnie Deal

Claremont Public Works Department
2748 South Oxford Street
(828) 459-7968
Thomas Winkler - Director, Supervisor - Bo Prince
www.cityofclaremont.org

Claremont Rescue Squad Base 1
Base 1
2748 South Oxford Street
(828) 459-7968; Fax: (828) 459-7961
Chief – Eric Jones, Assistant Chief – Billie Peeler, Captain – Carl Greene II, Lieutenants – Trevor Farnsworth, Jerry Peeler II & Christian Huffman, Secretary/Treasurer – Gary Reitzel

Base 2 – 5710 Highway 16 North – Phone: 256-6423
www.claremontrescue.org

Claremont Branch Library
3288 East Main Street
(828) 459-9311
Branch Manager – Richard Haunton
Hours: Tuesday - Friday, 12 to 6 PM; Saturday, 9 AM to 2 PM
http://cityofclaremont.hypermart.net/library.html

Claremont Friends of the Library
Chairperson – Glenn A. Morrison, Secretary – Mary Moser, Historian – Shirley Harwell

Claremont Elementary School
3384 East Main Street
(828) 459-7921; Fax: (828) 459-1734 Principal – Dr. Jessica Mays, Assistant Principal – Jonathan Tharpe
http://www.catawba.k12.nc.us/SchoolPages/Claremont

Oxford Elementary School
5915 Oxford School Road
(828) 459-7220; Fax: (828) 459-1122 Principal – Kelly Nicholson, Assistant Principal – Tim Adams
http://www.catawba.k12.nc.us/schoolpages/oxford

Mill Creek Middle School
1041 Shiloh Road
(828) 241-2711; Fax: (828) 241-2743 Principal – W. Rob Rucker III, Assistant Principal – Jamey Carter
http://www.catawba.k12.nc.us/schoolpages/millcreek

River Bend Middle School
4670 Oxford School Road
(828) 241-2754; Fax: (828) 241-2820 Principal – Chip Cathey, Assistant Principal – Alisa Bryant
http://www.catawba.k12.nc.us/schoolpages/riverbend

Bunker Hill High School
4675 Oxford School Road
(828) 241-3355; Fax: (828) 241-9401 Principal – Dr. Jeff Isenhour, Assistant Principals – Drew Stiles & Lisa Thomas
http://www.catawba.k12.nc.us/SchoolPages/BunkerHill/default.htm

Claremont City Park
East Main Street (Next to Claremont Elementary School) Winter Hours – Oct. 1 - March 31 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Summer Hours – April 1 - Sept. 30 from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. The park features handicapped accessible playground equipment, lighted tennis courts, horseshoe pits, picnic shelters, charcoal grills, restrooms, amphitheater with stage, a quarter mile-paved walking trail, and camping sites.

Bunker Hill Covered Bridgge
The bride is located two miles east of Claremont on N.C. Highway 70.
(828) 465-0383
Hours: Dawn to Dusk
Designated as a National Civil Engineering Landmark in 2001, the Bunker Hill Covered Bridge is the only remaining example in wood of the Improved Lattice Truss patented by General Herman Haupt.2 miles east of Claremont on NC Hwy. 70 – Phone: 465-0383
www.catawbahistory.org

www.townofcatawbanc.org
Town of Catawba
Monthly Community Calender

First Monday – Catawba Town Council, Town Hall – 7 p.m. Third Monday – Bandys Athletic Boosters, Bandys High School – 7 p.m. Every Tuesday – Catawba Fire Department, Catawba Fire Department – 7 p.m. Third Tuesday – Bandys High School Band Boosters, Bandys High School – 6:30 p.m. First & Third Wednesday – Balls Creek Optimist Club, Club House – 7:30 p.m. Second Wednesday – Festival & Parade Committee, Town Hall – 6:30 p.m. Second Thursday – Veterans Garden of Honor Committee, Town Hall – 5:15 p.m. Fourth Thursday – Small Town Main Street Committee, Town Hall – 5:15 p.m.; Catawba Planning Board, Town Hall – 7 p.m. Catawba Town Hall – 108 North Main Street; Phone: 241-2215 – www.townofcatawbanc.org

Catawba Town Hall
108 North Main Street
241-2215; Fax: 241-9968
Web page: www.townofcatawbanc.org

Catawba Town Officials and Staff
Catawba Town Council

Mayor – Donald Robinson – Mayor Pro-Tem – Jeff Hendren, Patrick Laney, Donnie Allen & Colleen Anderson

Catawba Planning Board
Ray Abernathy, Trent Cloninger, Linda Charles, Kathy Ervin, John Gilbert, Denise Lineberger, Clyde Robinson, Donald Robinson, Isaiah Springs & Cindy Richardson-Travis

Catawba Town Staff
Thomas Drum- Town Manager
Kathy Johnson - Town Clerk
Blair Cody III - Town Attorney
Thomas Drum - Town Planner
Claude Gwynn - Public Works Director

Catawba Police Department
107 South Main Street
241-4888
Chief of Police - R. Duane Cozzen, Assistant Chief - Major Joe Painter, Animal Control Officer - Mona Cozzen

Catawba Fire Department
108 North Main Street
241-4955; Fax: 241-3966
Fire Chief – Donald Robinson – Deputy Fire Chiefs – Trent Cloninger & Kelly Pope
Web page: www.catawbafire.org

David A. Hunsucker Memorial Park
101 Third Street NW - Phone: 241-2215 / The park features a walking trail, playground equipment, picnic shelters, a volleyball court, and horseshoe pits.

Town of Catawba Historical Association
President – John Gilbert, Vice-President – Marilyn Gabriel, Secretary – Arlene Sigmon, Historian – Albert Keiser, Jr., Trustees – Helen Campbell, Linda Charles, Barbara Lynch & Jennifer Whisnant

Bandys Crossroads Fire Department
1611 Buffalo Shoals Road
Base 1 - 241-2111
Base 2 - 428-3897
Fax: 241-3966
Web page: www.catawbacountync.gov

Catawba Rescue Squad
300 Second Street SE
241-3111; Fax: 241-3377
Donald B. Houston - Chief
www.catawbarescue.com

Oxford Convenience Center - 4637 Lookout Dam Road - Phone: 241-3774

Catawba Rosenwald Education Center
403 Rosenwald School Street
241-2734; Fax: 241-4999
Principal – Tim Conaway, Assistant Principal – Jerry Gouge
Web page: http://www.catawba.k12.nc.us/schoolpages/rosenwald

Catawba Elementary School
5415 Hudson Chapel road
241-3131; Fax: 241-2332
Principal – Todd Sudderth, Assistant Principal – Kisha Clemons
Web page: http://www.catwaba.k12.nc.us/SchoolPages/catawbae

Bandys High School
5040 East Bandys Road
241-3171; Fax: 241-9402
Principal – Timothy Cale Woody – Assistant Principals – Tammy Sharpe & Stephen Westmoreland
Web page: http://www.catawba.k12.nc.us/schoolpages/bhs

Murray's Mill Historic Site
1489 Murray's Mill Road
241-4299, 465-0383
Web page: www.catawbahistory.org
Hours: Fri - St., 9 AM to 4 PM; Sun., 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM. Group tours of 10 or more by appointment. Inside Murray's Mill, visitors will find Williams original, one-ton French buhr millstones. The district includes Murray's Mill, Murray & Minges General Store, Wheathouse Exhibit Gallery and the John Murray House.

Dr. Q.M. Little House 1873 Museum
101 West First Street SW
241-4077, 241-2424
Tours by appointment. This six-room brick home has an exterior stairway and features artifacts and displays that depict the history of Catawba and the surrounding area. The National Library is also available for research.

Sherrills Ford / Terrell
Monthly Calender

Third Monday – Lake Norman Garden Club, various locations – 12 p.m. Second Tuesday – Chamber of Commerce Southeast Area Council, Sherrills Ford/Terrell Fire & Rescue Building – 4 p.m. Third Tuesday – Friends of The Library, Sherrills Ford Library – 6:30 p.m. Every Wednesday – Sherrills Ford/Terrell Rotary Club, Sherrills Ford/Terrell Fire & Rescue Building – 7:30 a.m.; Preschool/Toddler Story Time, Sherrills Ford Library – 10 a.m. First Wednesday – Sherrills Ford Optimist Club, Sherrills Ford Optimist Park – 7 p.m. Every Thursday – Preschool/Toddler Music Time, Sherrills Ford Library – 10 a.m. Second & Fourth Thursday – Sherrills Ford Lions Club, Lions Den – 6:30 p.m.

Sherrills Ford / Terrell Fire & Rescue Headquarters
Headquarters
4011 Slanting Bridge Road
478-2131; Fax: 478-3296
Chief – Rick Davis
Web page: www.sftfr.net
Base 1 – 8073 Sherrills Ford Road – Phone: 478-9105, Base 2 – 4385 Mt. Pleasant Road – Phone: 704-483-9531, Base 3 – 4582 Burris Road, Denver – Phone: 478-3296

Sherrills Ford Branch Library
8456 Sherrills Ford Road
478-2729; Fax: 478-5837
April Green - Branch Manager
Hours: Tue., 12 to 8 p.m.; Wed. - Fri., 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Web page: www.catawbacountync.gov

Sherrills Ford Convenience Center
8876 Sherrills Ford Road
478-2248
Hours: Wed.-Sun.; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sherrills Ford Elementary School
8103 Sherrills Ford Road
478-2662; Fax: 478-5927
Principal – Shelly Black, Assistant Principal – Heather Houser
Web page: http://www.catawba.k12.ncus/SchoolPages/SherrillsFord

City of Conover
Monthly Calender

First Monday – Conover City Council, City Hall – 7 p.m. Second Monday – Newton-Conover School Board, 1924 Courthouse, Newton – 7 p.m. First & Third Monday – Conover Lions Club, CVMC Jade Room – 6:45 p.m.; and Newton-Conover Athletic Boosters, Newton-Conover High School AV Room – 6:30 p.m. Every Tuesday – Newton-Conover Rotary Club, Catawba Country Club – 12 p.m. Third Tuesday – Conover Planning Board, City Hall – 7 p.m. Every Saturday – Conover Farmers Market, 109 1st Street East – 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., April-October.

Conover City Hall – 101 First Street East – Phone: 464-1191 – www.conovernc.gov

Conover City Council – Mayor – Lee E. Moritz, Jr., Mayor Pro-Tem – Kyle J. Hayman, Don A. Beal, Bruce R. Eckard, Joie Fulbright & Janice B. Herman

Conover Planning Board – James Ten Kate, David Brown, Robert Jarrett, Janette Sims, Helen Whitfield, Jim Rice, Ken Hilderbran & Ryan Spleet

Conover City Staff – Town Manager – Donald Duncan, Jr., City Clerk – Cara C. Reed, City Finance Director – Vickie K. Schlichting, City Attorney – Martin Pannell, City Planner – Lance Hight, Public Works Director – Jimmy Clark

Conover Police Department – 115 Second Avenue NE – Phone: 464-4698 – www.conovernc.gov
Chief of Police – Steve Brewer

Conover Fire Department – Station One, 122 Conover Boulevard East – Station Two, 1011 Hwy. 70 West – Phone: 464-1295 – www.conovernc.gov
Fire Chief – J. Mark Hinson

Newton-Conover Rescue Squad
Base 1, 337 East A Street, Newton – Phone: 465-2958
Base 2, 2705 North College Avenue, Newton – Phone: 466-0176 – www.newtonconoverrescue.org

Conover Branch Library – 401 Conover Station SE – Phone: 466-5108 – Website Hours: Tue., 12 to 8 p.m.; Wed.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Conover School – 108 Seventh Street Place SW – Phone: 464-9532 – Website
Principal – Betsy Rosenbalm, Assistant Principal – Valerie Leath

Lyle Creek Elementary School – 1845 Edgewater Drive – Phone: 464-0299 – Website
Principal – Sharon Harwood, Assistant Principal – Keri Beth Brown

Shuford Elementary School – 810 Hunsucker Drive – Phone: 464-1973 – Website
Principal – Dr. Dan Massey

St. Stephens Elementary School – 684 30th Street NE – Phone: 256-2570 – Website
Principal – Donna Sigmon, Assistant Principal – Kim Jordan

Riverbend Park – 6700 NC Hwy. 16 North – Phone: 256-9157 – Website
Open Fri.-Mon., Nov.-Feb, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; March & Oct., 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; April-Sept., 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Conover City Parks
Downtown Park – 112 2nd Avenue NE
Gateway Park – 1st Street West
Hines Park – 1130 4th Street SW
Hunsucker Park – 8th Street NE & 1st Avenue Place NE
Majestic Park – 624 2nd Street Drive SW
Rowe Park – 217 9th Street SW
Travis Park – 612 6th Street Court NW
Washington/Southwest Park – 555 4th Street Place SW

Catawba County Firefighters Museum – 3957 Herman Sipe Road – Phone: 466-0911 – Website
Open Fri. & Sat., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sun., 1 to 4 p.m.

Adrian L. Shuford, Jr. YMCA – 1104 Conover Boulevard East – Phone: 464-6130 – Website

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