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Archive - Dec 20, 2012

Organic: ‘A better way to grow ’

December 20, 2012

As a salesperson, Link Marlow wants to know everything about the product he sells.

Marlow works as Produce Manager at Health Hut in the Viewmont area of Hickory. The Health Hut is owned by John and Christy Andersen

Rotary club works to feed students

December 20, 2012

With the school year reaching the halfway mark, the Rotary Club of Newton-Conover is doing it’s best to keep students fed during the weekends. The Rotary Club feeds students through The Back Pack Program. The club worked with the Department of Social Services to “adopt” Startown Elementary School in Newton.

Students give back

December 20, 2012

From left, Lindsay Lansdawne, Shelby Lail Kneeling, Erin Kelley and Elaina Ramseur-Luckey show off the 917 non-perishable food items South Newton Elementary School collected. The students are student council representatives for the fifth grade. Terry Drum’s fifth grade class collected the most items with 430 cans and won a pizza party.

Indians, Trojans compete in final meet of 2012

December 20, 2012

The St. Stephens and Bandys swim teams competed in their final meet of the 2012 calendar year on Wednesday.

The Indians and Trojans both competed at Lenoir-Rhyne University against Alexander Central, North Lincoln and Watauga high schools.

Suns hand Bobcats their 13th straight loss

December 20, 2012

Shannon Brown scored a season-high 26 points and the Phoenix Suns routed the Bobcats 121-104 on Wednesday night, Charlotte's league-worst 13th straight loss.

Goran Dragic added 21 points and Jared Dudley had 20 for the Suns, who have won a season-best four straight.

Phoenix connected on a season-high 17 3-pointers on 28 attempts.

Hickory native named Nationwide Series director

December 20, 2012

St. Stephens grad and Hickory native Wayne Auton was promoted Wednesday to the director of the NASCAR Nationwide Series.

Auton had previously served as the director of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series since 1995.

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.

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