Published Monday, September 23rd, 2019 Read about our efforts, including the addition of premium content, at this link:    

A REMINDER: Why and how we do what we do at

Published Saturday, September 7th, 2019 DENVER, N.C. — The daily work on for the year 2019 — by editor and content coordinator Chris Hobbs and Myra Hobbs, co-owner and video coordinator for the website — is dedicated to the memory of Chris’ oldest brother, Randy. Randy (Grub) Hobbs, whose joys included playing mandolin for the Cozmic Cowboys band, attending Blue Grass and …

OUR PREMIUM CONTENT: An example of the difference in free and premium content moving forward

Published Monday, August 12th, 2019

Here’s how our free area content and new premium service content will differ   By CHRIS HOBBS Editor/Content Coordinator has opened a premium service area for our coverage of local sports in the Greater Hickory area, with the link to paying for that monthly or full school year membership available at the top right corner above the ad …

HOBBSDAILYREPORT.COM: Coming soon, our premium content subscription

Published Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

  OUR PREMIUM CONTENT will soon launch a premium subscription, payable online, for local sports coverage in the Catawba Valley. We will continue to have an area of free content, as we have since our launch in April of 2017, and we’re adding a more detailed area for our readers who enjoy our top shelf coverage in these high …