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Archive - Mar 2012

March 30th

Newton council meeting canceled

March 30, 2012

Newton has canceled its city council meeting scheduled for Tuesday.

The council will next meet April 17 at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at City Hall.

The O-N-E Morning Read: Friday, March 31

March 30, 2012

Catawba County leaders are hoping area schools can get more proceeds from lotteries like this week’s Mega Millions lottery.

Have you bought your lottery ticket yet?

March 29th

Lilly medalist in county match, Hickory wins team title

March 29, 2012

Some things change, while others just stay the same.

That was the case Thursday at the Catawba County golf championships at Catawba Country Club.

Hickory claimed the 20th annual team title, while Maiden junior Thomas Lilly claimed medalist honors.

For more information on this story, pick up a copy of Friday's Observer News Enterprise newspaper.

Bandys' Madi Story selected to AP All-State team

March 29, 2012

Bandys sophomore guard Madi Story added another accolade to her résumé on Wednesday as she was selected to the Associated Press All-State girls basketball team.

For more information on this story, check out a copy of Friday's edition of the Observer News Enterprise newspaper.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Lady Tigers suffer first loss

March 29, 2012

The Fred T. Foard softball team suffered its first loss of the season, dropping a 2-0 contest to North Iredell on Thursday.

North Iredell pitcher Karley Harkey gave up four Foard hits, striking out three batters.

Ashley Oliver had two hits for the Lady Tigers (12-1), while Olivia Purvis and Rebecca Rowe had one hit each.

READER POLL: Does diversity impact your life?

March 29, 2012

The Observer News Enterprise examines Catawba County's progress as a diversified community in a special section inside this weekend's print edition. For more, pick up the weekend edition at newsstands throughout Catawba County.

Does Catawba County's diversity impact your life? Vote now in The O-N-E's latest reader poll at observernewsonline.com.

Friday, March 30, 2012

March 29, 2012

Emma Geraldine McCall Newton, 86, of Newton, died Thursday, March 29, 2012, at Palliative CareCenter and Hospice of Catawba Valley in Newton.  Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Newton family.

County drafting legislative agenda

March 29, 2012

Catawba County commissioners are expected to approve a list of legislative goals Monday they hope will restore funding, eliminate unfunded mandates and provide more flexibility to county and municipal agencies.

Shuford YMCA to host Spin-A-Mania

March 29, 2012

Members and guests who visit the Adrian L. Shuford YMCA on Saturday can spend the day spinning, and while they probably won't get dizzy, they can get a good workout.

The Conover YMCA branch is holding a grand opening for a new spin studio from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, and the day features give-aways, T-shirts, free entry for guests and 45-minute spin class samples.

The O-N-E Morning read: Thursday, March 29

March 29, 2012

There is no “pink slime” in the hamburgers served by Catawba County’s schools.

But what is pink slime, and why should people be worried about it?

Details in The Observer News Enterprise print and online editions.

Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...
The Greater Hickory Kia Classic golf tournament won't be returning for a 13th year on the Champions...
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...

 

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