Newton, NC Real Estate News

By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  This year is the 122nd anniversary of the Soldiers Reunion in Newton. Sponsored by the Newton Merchants Association and American Legion Post 16, the week-long celebration is believed to be the longest-running patriotic celebration not based on a holiday in the entire country. This year’s theme is “Saluting Our Heroes.” Sunday August 14, 2011 Reunion Week begins with a “Cruisin’ and Car Show” on  in downtown Newton. Cars and trucks from 1972 and earlier will cruise the city streets beginning at 6:30 p.m. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING        
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
    The Green Room Summer Shakespeare Theatre Institute is a week-long day camp the week of July 18-23, 2011. Students in all grades explore the exciting world of William Shakespeare and his times, and then they participate in a production of one of his plays. Using the Bard (Shakespeare) as a guide, participants learn more about acting, auditioning skills, costumes, scenery, how to memorize, mask making, lights, make-up, becoming a character on the stage, and working as an ensemble.  CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING              
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
    The Newton Parks and Recreation Department will offer “Water Aerobics” on Monday and Wednesday evenings beginning July 11 through August 3, 2011 for those ages 16 and older. The class will be held at the Newton Recreation Swimming Pool from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The class will offer non-weight-bearing exercises to improve muscular endurance, core strength, endurance, flexibility, and cardiovascular conditioning.    CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING          
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
    1050 S Brady Avenue Newton NC 28658 $209,900  MLS # 9559791 Beautiful classic brick home on a wonderful tree lined street in Newton. This home has a lot to offer featuring a large kitchen, living room, dining room and den. Master bedroom with a huge closet on the main level. The second level features three bedrooms and a full bath with an open area at the top of the stairs. The basement would make a great in-law suite with two rooms, a full bath with tile floors, and a full kitchen.   CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING      
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Newton NC TAKE A KID FISHING DAY Saturday June 18, 2011 If you and your children love to fish, this event is for you. The 2011 Take-A-Kid Fishing Day is scheduled for Saturday, June 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Herman’s Fish Lake in Newton. The event is open to all children ages 3–17. Any child age 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult to be eligible to participate. Participants must bring their own rod and reel. Registration begins Wednesday, June 1 at the Newton Recreation Center or at One-On Bait & Tackle. Participants may also register by 8:30 a.m. on the morning of the event at the lake.  Prizes will be awarded for “largest fish,” “most fish,” “smallest fish,” and “most unusual catch of the day.” Prize drawings will also be held every 30 minutes.  The event, sponsored ...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Newton NC Green Room Community Theatre presents 'My Fair Lady' May 2011 The Green Room Community Theatre will continue its run of Lerner and Loewe’s 'My Fair Lady' this weekend at the Old Post Office Playhouse in downtown Newton. 'My Fair Lady' is produced by Catawba Valley Medical Center and is directed by John Coffey. Remaining production dates are May 20, 21, 27, and 28, 2011 at 8:00 p.m. and May 22 and 29, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. Box office hours are 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays throughout the run of the show. The box office telephone number is 828-464-6128. Ticket prices are $14 for adults, $12 for seniors and students, and $8 for children. For more information about the Newton NC Green Room Community Theatre, call  828-464-6583 or visit www.the-green-room....
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Newton NC MayFest Saturday May 14 2011 The 2011 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet Newton MayFest is scheduled for Saturday, May 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in downtown Newton. The annual event is organized and promoted by the Newton Merchants Group. Activities for the day-long festival will encompass much of the downtown area with vendors, entertainment, children’s games and activities, food, classic cars, sidewalk sales, and more. Children’s activities are scheduled to include Little Blue Choo, a climbing wall, inflatables, slot car races, and a bungee trampoline. Over 120 vendors will offer a wide variety of hand-made items, wood products, fashion accessories, crafts, and household items. There are still spots available for interested vendors. An entertainment stage will be located on Sou...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Newton NC FORECLOSURE 613 N Gaither Avenue Newton NC 28658 $29,000   MLS # 9558889 Bank Owned FORECLOSURE in Newton. Brick home with 2 bedrooms and 1 bath. Nice 0.41 acre lot with carport and nice level yard. The home needs TLC and is being sold as-is. CLICK HERE for more information about this Newton NC Foreclosure. 613 N Gaither Avenue Newton NC 28658 SCHOOLS: South Newton Elementary School Newton-Conover Middle School Newton-Conover High School
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Newton NC Police Department Children Identification Kit Clinic The Newton Police Department has partnered with the local Target Distribution Center to offer the Brinks Home Security “Child Print ID Kit” clinic on Saturday May 14, 2011. Parents will have the opportunity to bring their child(ren) to the Newton Recreation Center, located at 23 South Brady Avenue in Newton, on Saturday, May 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to have their child(ren) fingerprinted and to complete the appropriate information on the identification form. Kits will also be available at Food Lion on NC Hwy. 10 in the Startown community that same day. Those kits may be completed at home, or can be brought to the clinic at the Newton Recreation Center to be completed there. There is no cost for this program as the id...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Newton NC Recieved Tree City USA Award The City of Newton NC received its first “Tree City USA” award at its annual Arbor Day Celebration on Monday April 18, 2011 at Jacob Fork Park. The City of Newton met the four criteria required to earn the Tree City USA award, which include: adopting a public tree ordinance establishing a Tree Board  having a community forestry program with an annual expenditure of at least $2 per capita  and holding an annual Arbor Day observance and adopting a related proclamation     Tree City USA began as a 1976 Bicentennial project, co-sponsored by the National Association of State Foresters and the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service. The National League of Cities and the United States Conference of Mayors are now co-sponsors as well. The ...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Please Note: Due to the inclement weather forecasted for Saturday - this event has been cancelled. Newton NC 2011 The Big Sweep City Wide Clean-Up Event Saturday April 16, 2011 The cleanup event provides an opportunity for residents, civic/community groups, scout groups, 4-H clubs, youth groups, churches, and businesses to serve their community by cleaning up theenvironment. In most cases, work sites and projects will be assigned by “The Big Sweep” committee; however, volunteers can request specific projects or sites prior to the event. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. on April 16. Clean-up work will be completed from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Volunteers will receive a free t-shirt at registration and a free lunch at 12:00 noon. Big Sweep coordinator Alex Fulbright, who serves as Newton...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  The City of Newton Parks & Recreation Department’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled for Sunday, April 17, 2011 beginning at 2:00 p.m. at Southside Park. This year’s event will be divided into three age divisions: ages 1–3, ages 4–6, and ages 7–10. Prizes will be awarded in all three age divisions to children who find the crazy eggs, the largest eggs, the smallest eggs, the most unusual eggs, the golden eggs, the most eggs, and various prize eggs. The Easter Bunny will be on hand to greet youngsters and give away prizes. The public is invited to attend this special free event. Southside Park is located just off Hwy. 321 Business South, behind the National Guard Armory. For further information, please contact the Newton Recreation Department at (828) 695-4317, or check us out on the ...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
City of Newton’s Citywide Yard Sale The sixth annual event, sponsored by the Festival & Events Committee, is scheduled for Saturday, May 21, 2011 from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at Southside Park, located on U.S. Hwy. 321 Business South in Newton NC. The large-scale yard sale will provide a one-stop shopping destination for those looking for great deals. When the event first began, residents were encouraged to hold yard sales at their respective homes during the citywide event, but members of the Festival & Events Committee believe that hosting a centralized event at the park enhances both participation and sales. This year, the committee hopes to improve the event by adding a large item pick-up route around the perimeter of the yard sale, eliminating the need to carry large items to the ...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Newton NC 2011 Unity Day Celebration Saturday April 30, 2011 from 10am - 5pm Southside Park Newton NC The City of Newton and its Human Relations Council are proud to announce plans for the 2011 Unity Day Celebration, which is being held this year on Saturday April 30, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Southside Park in Newton. The Human Relations Council (HRC), which coordinates the annual event, decided to change the location and date of the celebration this year with hopes of attracting a larger and more diverse audience. The event has been held in previous years at the Newton-Conover Auditorium in February, but will be held outdoors at Southside Park during warmer weather creating more of a festival atmosphere. The HRC is currently making plans for the special day, which will inc...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Newton NC 2nd Annual 'Music & Mud Fest' Newton-Conover Auditorium Saturday May 21, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.     The heritage arts, music, and pottery festival will be held indoors and outdoors at the Newton-Conover Auditorium, located at 60 West 6th Street in Newton NC.     Current musicians on tap to perform include: Michael Reno Harrell, Jeff Hartman, A Furry Greene Fox, Pandemic, Jamie McDonald, Jody Lee Hager, Simon Sakatos, and Possum Hollar Old-Time String Band. The current list of potters include: Outlaw Pottery, Varian Lee Swieter Ceramics, Gardner's Dirty Dog Pottery, Johnnita St. Clair, Hit & Run Pottery, Cindy Roberts, and Barbara Miller Pottery. Current vendors include: O My Soap, Lucy Lofland (animal prints), Earth's DeLight, Steven Hoke, Alyssa Taylor (clay beads/...
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By Kevin Teeters, Hickory NC Realtors
(Kevin Teeters Realty LLC)
Enjoy this spacious home with four bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The living room features a stone fireplace. The master suite offers a jetted tub and separate shower. Listing price $75,000. Contact me today to learn more. Elementary: Thornton | Middle: Newton-Conover | High: Newton-Conover MLS # 9557014
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Let's Fly A Kite Event Newton NC Saturday, March 26, 2011 from noon to 3:30pm at Southside Park in Newton This event is open to children ages 4-18 who want to come out and enjoy an afternoon of flying kites. The Newton Parks & Recreation Department will be giving away free kites to the first 50 children who attend. Those interested should register by Friday, March 18, 2011 by 5:00 p.m. Entry forms will be available at the Newton Parks & Recreation Department, located at: 23 South Brady Avenue Newton NC 28658 For more information, Program Coordinator Charles James at (828) 695-4317.
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
    Newton NC Green Room's Community Theatre presents "Wedding Belles"  The Green Room Community Theatre will present the Southern Comedy “Wedding Belles,” in the Black Box Theatre, opening Friday March 4, 2011. The Black Box is a more intimate theatre space located in the back of the Old Post Office Playhouse.  Because of the size of the space, seating is limited. Production dates are: March 4, 5, 11, and 12, 2011 at 8 p.m. and March 6 and 13, 2011 at 3 p.m.  For tickets, call the box office at 828-464-6128.  All seats are $10.  The show is rated G. The Old Post Office Playhouse is located at 10 South Main Avenue in Newton   For more information, call The Green Room Community Theatre at 828-464-6583 or visit www.the-green-room.org. The Green Room Community Theatre is a funded affiliat...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
January 31, 2011 PRICE CHANGE  $239,900 Newton NC Home for Sale in Walnut Creek 2521 Whistler Court Newton NC 28658Original Price $245,000   ~  New Price $239,900 MLS# 9553395   Beautiful three bedroom and two and a half bath home on a cul-de-sac in Walnut Creek.  This home has hardwood floors on the main level, tile in the foyer, bathrooms, and laundry room, and brand new carpet in all three bedrooms.  It features a vaulted ceiling in the living room and dining room. There is a gas fireplace in the family room with French doors that open onto the wood deck. The basement is partially finished with a den and another room that can be used as an office. The master bedroom has an attached master bath with double sinks, jetted tub, and separate shower.  This home looks even better in person...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The Green Room Community Theatre in Newton NC presents The Velveteen Rabbit February 2011 Production dates are: February 4, 5, 11, & 12, 2011 at 8:00 p.m. February 6 & 13, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. The Velveteen Rabbit is based on the much-loved literary classic by Margery Williams and adapted by Phil Grecian, this is the story of a stuffed toy rabbit, given as a gift to a young boy, who yearns for the day the boy will choose him as his special playmate so that he can become real. Through love, devotion, and a little bit of magic, he not only becomes a truly beloved toy, but is miraculously transformed into a real woodland rabbit. The Box Office is open to the public from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays throughout the run of the show. The Box Office number is (828...
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