Archive - Apr 4, 2012
The Bunker Hill and Newton-Conover track teams competed for the first time since this past weekend's Catawba County championships.
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.
Fred T. Foard bounced back from a defeat Tuesday to Alexander Central, knocking off South Caldwell 4-0.
Lexi Shubert drove in two RBIs on two singles. She also pitched seven innings, striking out 10 and walking four.
Mackenzie Dziendiel also drove in a run in the Foard (13-2) victory.
St. Stephens 5, Hibriten 0
ATLANTA â€” Josh Smith scored 24 points, Jeff Teague added 17 and the Atlanta Hawks beat the woeful Charlotte Bobcats 120-93 on Wednesday night.
Joe Johnson finished with 16 points for Atlanta, which had lost three of four. Hawks coach Larry Drew rested all of his starters in the fourth quarter.
Robert Howard Meade, 77, of Claremont, died Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at Frye Regional Medical Center in Hickory. The Meade family has entrusted the funeral arrangement to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.
Newton firefighters stopped a large fire Wednesday afternoon, just before it reached a residential home along Prison Camp Road.
Crews responded to a working fire in an outbuilding behind a home along the 1400 block of Prison Camp Road about 1:42 p.m. A shed was completely engulfed, and heavy smoke filled the air.
An area ministry's leaders hope a newly renovated thrift store will bring a much-needed boost in revenues that support crisis assistance.
Eastern Catawba Cooperative Christian Ministry (ECCCM) recently finished a complete overhaul of its thrift store in Newton.
Conover's busy Wal-Mart shopping center may get more crowded by summer.
And city officials expect all those cars to have a place to fuel up.
Murphy Oil USA plans to build a fuel station and convenience store at the corner of N.C. 16 Business and Zelkova Court NW.
Holy Week services continue today with Maundy Thursday gatherings throughout Catawba County. The following churches submitted Thursday, Friday and Sunday special service times to The O-N-E.
RALEIGH â€” A North Carolina panel with a unique function determined Wednesday that a man convicted of a rape 25 years ago should get a chance at freedom, thanks largely to fingerprints on bananas.
After learning Wednesday that longtime Newton-Conover head football coach Nick Bazzle is leaving for Alexander County, education leaders reflected on the Red Devils leader as a great coach and a great friend.