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October 12th

Halloween plans change for Maiden

October 12, 2012

With just weeks remaining until Halloween festivities, Maiden Town Council made its final decisions on whether or not to close down the streets for trick-or-treaters. The street will be closed from 5-7:30 p.m. The closing includes Main Street and Main Avenue to East Main Street and Fifth Avenue.

Newton-Conover City Schools focuses on technology

October 12, 2012

Realizing technology and related tools are only as effective as the educators using them, Newton-Conover City Schools is training their educators for success. During the past few years,  training sessions have been set up to ensure teachers effectively use the resources. One of those training days was Thursday, Oct. 11 and was known as Digital Day.

Teeing off the tenth

October 12, 2012

Charles Schwab Cup points leader Bernhard Langer, above, competes during the first day of the 10th Anniversary Greater Hickory Classic on Friday. For more on the tournament's first day, check out Sports on Page 10. You can also visit our www.observernewsonline.com this weekend for complete updates.

October 11th

Indians beat Tigers, clinch share of NWC title

October 12, 2012

For the first time since 1991, St. Stephens High School has a conference volleyball championship.

The Lady Indians knocked off rival Fred T. Foard in three sets on Thursday 25-16, 25-16 and 25-22.

With the victory, Saint earns at least a share of the Northwestern 3A/4A championship and earns the No. overall seed for the 3A state playoffs.

JV FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: Thursday's area scores

October 12, 2012

Jayvee football season continued on Thursday with six match ups featuring seven Catawba County football squads.

Below are scores from the county and others from the surrounding areas:

Local scores
Bandys 26, South Iredell 7
Bunker Hill 38, West Caldwell 14
Hickory 40, Hibriten 14
Maiden 42, East Burke 0
Newton-Conover 38, Draughn 22
St. Stephens 26, Fred T. Foard 14

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's area scoreboard

October 12, 2012

Below are scores from prep sports from around Catawba County on Thursday:

Prep volleyball
Bunker Hill 3, West Caldwell 0
Maiden 3, East Burke 0
Newton-Conover 3, Draughn 0
South Iredell 3, Bandys 2

Prep soccer
Bunker Hill 3, West Caldwell 1
East Burke 3, Maiden 1
Newton-Conover 6, Draughn 0
South Iredell 3, Bandys 2

BB&T closes branch

October 11, 2012

Quilts!

October 11, 2012

Barbara Phillips and Jean Stewart work to design the quilt wall hangings for Quilts of the Valley Quilt Show. The show, located in the Hickory Metro Convention Center, runs Friday-Saturday 9 a.m. -5 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. -5 p.m. Admission is $5 for a one-day pass and $7 for a three-day pass

High school football player back in court

October 11, 2012

Bunker Hill high school student and football player will be back in court for another assault charge.

Earnhardt Jr. to miss Charlotte race with concussion

October 11, 2012

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will miss the next two races with his second concussion in the past six weeks, ending the championship chances of NASCAR's most popular driver.

The first concussion, suffered in a crash during an Aug. 29 tire test at Kansas, went undiagnosed until Wednesday, when Earnhardt was examined in Charlotte for lingering effects from Sunday's crash at Talladega.

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