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Newton-Conover football coach search continues

April 25, 2012

Newton-Conover athletic director Billy Leeson gave an update Wednesday on the status of the next Red Devils varsity football coach.

To read this update on the NCHS head football coaching search, pick up the Thursday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, the Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Indians edge Red Devils

April 25, 2012

St. Stephens earned a 4-3 victory against Newton-Conover on Wednesday's "Senior Night" in Hickory.

The Indians trailed 3-1 late until they scored one run in the fourth and a pair of runs in the fifth to pull ahead.

Senate votes to delay postal closings

April 25, 2012

The Senate offered a lifeline to the nearly bankrupt U.S. Postal Service (USPS) on Wednesday, voting to give the struggling agency an $11 billion cash infusion while delaying controversial decisions on closing post offices and ending Saturday delivery.

Redick, Magic shoot way past Bobcats 102-95

April 25, 2012

ORLANDO, Fla. — J.J. Redick had six 3-pointers and scored a career-high 31 points as the Orlando Magic held off Charlotte 102-95 on Wednesday night, the Bobcats' 22nd consecutive loss.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

April 25, 2012

Bryte Shull Bostian, 98, of Conover, died Sunday, April 22, 2012, at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory.  The Bostian family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation in Conover.

Chemicals explode in Lenoir-Rhyne dorm

April 25, 2012

No one was injured when a chemical-filled plastic drink bottle exploded Tuesday night in a bathroom inside a Lenoir-Rhyne University dorm.

Hickory fire and police personnel responded to Morgan Dorm just after 8:30 p.m. Tuesday after receiving a call of an explosion.

Longtime ‘Phantom’ to visit Newton

April 25, 2012

When he's not traveling nine months out of the year, Franc D’Ambrosio goes home. Well, he says, I guess you could call it that.

“It’s odd for me to go back to my home, I feel less comfortable,” he said.

“It takes me a few moments to get used to everything again.”

Dear editor: County leaders must take marriage stand

April 25, 2012

Dear editor:

CVCC evacuated until Thursday

April 25, 2012

Police on the scene of an evacuation at Catawba Valley Community College tell The O-N-E that students and staff should not return to the school's two campuses until tomorrow.

Just before noon, a mandatory evacuation was ordered at the East and Main campuses due to a "perceived threat," according to a release from the college. The Challenger Early College High School was also evacuated.

Gingrich close to concession as Conover visit nears

April 25, 2012

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich all but conceded Wednesday that his White House campaign is over — one day before he visits Conover.

Gingrich,— who is scheduled to speak at the Sidewalk Cafe in Conover at 8 a.m. Thursday — said he expects Mitt Romney will be the GOP nominee. He called on the party to unite behind the former Massachusetts governor.

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