Archive - Apr 18, 2012
Target's distribution center in Newton is creating 100 new jobs as the company plans to renovate as many as 300 stores, including its retail location in Catawba County.
Three teenagers were transported to hospitals following a Wednesday afternoon wreck on a curvy road in Vale.
Daniel Bolick, 19, of Vale, experienced critical injuries, was transported to Frye Regional Medical Center and then airlifted to Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, said N.C. Highway Patrol Trooper R.G. Griffin.
For an exclusive update into the Newton-Conover varsity head coaching job, pick up the Thursday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Bandys at Newton-Conover soccer, rescheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday
Maiden at West Caldwell softball, rescheduled for 4:30 p.m. Thursday
A nearly two-decade tradition continues Saturday at Bunker Hill High School.
The Bears baseball team will host another edition of the 100-inning game, the programâ€™s largest annual financial fundraiser.
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.
Danny Roger Lutes, 68, of Icard, died April 14, 2012. Bass-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Maiden’s Town Council wants more information before it makes a final decision about a proposed new town hall.
Council members agreed Monday they wanted an idea of what the next fiscal year’s budget looks like before they decide on the proposed $2 million headquarters.
This weekend, Catawba County citizens will get a chance to get close to the Catawba Valley Radio Controllers planes and pilots at the R/Cers fun fly event for Sipe’s Orchard Home in Conover.
Wednesday's scheduled game between the Hickory Crawdads and Kannapolis Intimidators at L.P. Frans Stadium was postponed due to rain.
The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader in Hickory on Monday, May 21, with the first of two seven-inning games starting at 4 p.m.
Police arrested 11 people at a Hickory adult entertainment club last week on sex, alcohol and drug charges.â€¨
The charges stem from a five-month investigation at Thee Playhouse on N.C. 64-70 in Hickory, where N.C. Alcohol Law Enforcement (ALE) agents made drug purchases and observed multiple alcohol violations.â€¨
LOS ANGELES â€” Dick Clark, the ever-youthful television host and tireless entrepreneur who helped bring rock 'n' roll into the mainstream on "American Bandstand," and later produced and hosted a vast range of programming from game shows to the New Year's Eve countdown from Times Square, has died. He was 82.