Archive - Dec 30, 2011
Gov. Bev Perdue announced today that Infinisource Holdings Inc., a nationally known benefits administrator focused on small to mid-market firms, will move its headquarters and start a new division in Charlotte. The company plans to create 162 jobs over the next five years with a $500,000 capital investment in Mecklenburg County. The project was made possible in part by a Job Development Investment Grant.
Hickory High captured championship crowns in the 25th Annual Catawba Valley Classic last night. See complete details about all the tournament action in The O-N-Eâs print and online editions. See the game blog here: www.observernewsonline.com/content/catawba-valley-classic-championship-b....
Catawba County and north Carolina residents will see new laws take effect Monday. Getting cold medication gets more challenging. Teens must start logging driving time. Find out more details in Fridayâs O-N-E.
The new year also brings more pain at the gas pump.
Mitt Romney announced the support of North Carolina U.S. Sen. Richard Burr on Thursday night.
âI am honored to have Senator Burrâs support,â said Romney. âSenator Burr has been a consistent conservative who is committed to lowering taxes, abolishing unnecessary regulations, and restoring our nationâs fiscal health. With his help, I look forward to bringing my message of a âSimpler, Smaller, and Smarterâ federal government to voters in North Carolina and across the nation.â
Tempers flared and aggression boiled over in a physical rubber match between Newton-Conover and Hickory for the Catawba Valley Classic girls title on Thursday.
When the dust settled, the Red Tornadoes hoisted their record 16th Classic banner, ending the Red Devilsâ chance at a repeat.
The gameâs final score mirrored that of a contest between the two schoolâs football programs.
Newton-Conover and Hickory combined to make 17-of-74 field goal attempts â a staggering 22 percent for the game.