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Archive - Dec 6, 2011

Conover Christmas event canceled

December 6, 2011

Conover has canceled its annual Christmas in the Park event due to a forecast for heavy rain Tuesday evening.

The event will not be rescheduled, according to a release from the city.

Hilton won't seek re-election

December 6, 2011

N.C. Rep. Mark Hilton won't seek a seventh term in the N.C. House, and he said the decision was driven by a desire to spend more time with his family — not by growing suspicions surrounding loans he received from an economic development company operated by a fellow legislator.

"The time has come for me to spend more time with my family," he said.

"When I first got elected, I wasn't married, and I had no children.

Since then, me and my wife have been procreating and having children biannually. We have three and we are going to stop there."

The O-N-E Morning Read: Tuesday, Dec. 6

December 6, 2011

The colors of the holiday season are on full display in greenhouses throughout the Catawba County Schools system - and they’re on display in The O-N-E, too.

Be sure to get a copy of the Tuesday O-N-E for photos and stories about area high school students’ efforts to grow poinsettias - and their experience. Readers will also find out how to support this learning initiative - while adding holiday color to their homes - in The O-N-E’s coverage online,

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