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A sneak peek at CVMC’s new medical pavilion

December 7, 2012

The hospital welcomes all who have been invited to attend next week's dedication that is planned for Monday, Dec. 10 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The dedication will feature tours of the new facilities.

The goal for CVMC is to provide a one-stop shop for the patients who will be visiting the new pavilion.

Red Tornadoes sweep Red Devils on court

December 7, 2012

The Hickory girls and boys basketball teams picked up a sweep on Friday against cross-town rival Newton-Conover.

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

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's prep basketball scores

December 7, 2012

Girls basketball

Bandys 86, Cherryville 18

The Lady Trojans improve to 4-0 with a 68-point victory Friday.

Madi Story scored 14 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and made six steals in the Bandys victory. Sara Goble scored 13 points, while Morgan Bibey, Sierra Brotherton and Alex Wagner each tallied 10 points.

St. Stephens 57, Bunker Hill 38

Volunteer cross-country coach Lomax passes away

December 7, 2012

A longtime volunteer track and field coach for Maiden and Fred T. Foard high schools passed away this week.

Ricky Lomax, who spent time with both the Blue Devils’ and Tigers’ track and field programs, passed away this past Sunday at his home. He was 54 years old.

CVCC wins 7th game, knocks off Montreat JVs

December 7, 2012

The Catawba Valley Community College men’s basketball team ended a two-game losing streak with a 82-62 victory against the Montreat College JV squad on Thursday at the Tarlton Complex.

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.

St. Stephens' Dylan Beiland signs with N.C. Central

December 7, 2012

St. Stephens High School added another name to its list of athletes already signed to play college sports next fall.

Senior baseball player Dylan Beiland signed with North Carolina Central University on Thursday.

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.

Pearl Harbor remembered in Catawba County

December 7, 2012

Some 71 years later, Dec. 7 is still a somber day for many military families as well as the older generations who lived to hear the news over the family radio.

For the Catawba County community, the day was when the first casualty from the county was killed.

Lowman reflects on coaching career at Bandys

December 7, 2012

One day after his retirement at Bandys High School, Randy Lowman reflected on his past 26 years as head football coach and a combined 38 years as both a coach and player at the school.

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.

‘Christmas in the Park’ huge success

December 7, 2012

Tuesday night the City of Conover held its twenty-third annual “Christmas in the Park” celebration that was held in the Downtown Park Gazebo.

“This is the most fun we have had this year,” Conover resident Amy Asheford said. “We moved here in March and didn’t know that Conover really would go all out on a Tuesday night.”

Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...
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Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...

 

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