Newton's current mayor pro-tem and a business entrepreneur face off to become the city's next mayor.
Voters will choose either Anne Stedman, the mayor pro-tem and owner of the Trot House Inn, or Wes Weaver, the entrepreneur, retiree and Newton Merchants Association president.
Both candidates say job growth is essential to the city's future. Read more about Stedman and Weaver on page 2.
The first day of November brings a new edition of The O-N-E filled with election news, details on the latest Zahra Baker memorial and news of a box-cutter stabbing.
â€¢Â CRIME: An argument ends in a stabbing in Hickory and highway thieves are stealing construction equipment from an I-40 project.
â€¢Â ELECTION 2011: Candidates for mayor in Newton offer their ideas.
â€¢Â Law enforcement officers place a brick in memory of Zahra Baker in the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 26 memorial.
â€¢Â Catawba County leaders discuss budget issues.