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Archive - Nov 2012

November 30th

Harris earns accreditation

November 30, 2012

Catawba County Assistant County Manager Dewey Harris has earned the International City/County Management Association's (ICMA) Credentialed Manager designation.  Established in 2002, the ICMA Credentialed Manager program recognizes professional government managers whom the ICMA certifies as having a “commitment to continuous learning and professional development."

Police Raid suspected Meth lab

November 30, 2012

On Thursday, Nov. 29, Narcotics Investigators with the Newton Police Department executed a search warrant at a residence located 214 West G St.  in Newton. 

Friday, November 30, 2012

November 30, 2012

Jimmy Lee Crouse,  60,  of Denver died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 at his residence. To honor Jimmy’s wishes there will be no service scheduled.

City of Newton hires new PIO

November 30, 2012

The city of Newton has hired Julie Chang as the new Public Information Officer for the city of Newton. 

Manufacturing Center Opens

November 30, 2012

Manufacturing is returning to the United States. Budding inventors from Vermont, Ohio, Virginia, North Carolina and places throughout the world have used the Manufacturing Solutions Center (MSC) to develop new filtered water pitchers, socks, rehabilitation braces for horses and more.

November 29th

N-C junior Wepner excelling at multiple sports

November 29, 2012

Franklin Wepner brings a whole new definition to multi-tasking.

Coming off a successful season on the soccer field, the Newton-Conover junior is aiming to win a second state wrestling title on the mat this winter.

To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

Indian Classic adds to its history on Saturday

November 29, 2012

St. Stephens High School hosts the Indian Classic wrestling tournament for the 41st time in its history on Saturday.

The event is the oldest one-day high school wrestling tournament in North Carolina.

Earnhardt Jr. wins 10th most popular driver award

November 29, 2012

Dale Earnhardt Jr. tied Bill Elliott's record of 10 consecutive wins as NASCAR's most popular driver, and was just as nervous accepting it Thursday as he was when he received his first honor.

November 28th

Indians tune up for Classic with pair of wins

November 29, 2012

The St. Stephens wrestling team tuned up for Saturday's 41st Annual Indian Classic by hosting a tri-match with Ashbrook and Ashe County on Wednesday.

The Indians swept their matches on the evening, improving to 5-2 on the season.

To read more of this story, pick up the Thursday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

Bucs fall 68-62 to ninth-ranked Spartanburg Methodist

November 29, 2012

The CVCC men's basketball team fell in a close contest Wednesday against ninth-ranked Div. I Spartanburg Methodist, 68-62.

Three Buccaneers were in double figures, including Josh McClain with 12 points. Preston Earle and Anthony Hilliard both added 10 points for CVCC (6-2).

Dajohn Rowland scored a game-high 14 points for Spartanburg Methodist (10-0), while Ronell Crocket added 12 points.

Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...
Below is a look at Friday's prep wrestling scores involving Catawba County teams: Friday, Nov. 21...
Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Boys basketball Fred...

 

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