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Archive - Apr 2012

April 19th

Inaugural festival showcases original music and more

April 19, 2012

Don’t expect to see “Deadly Murder” onstage at Hickory Community Theatre in the Firemen’s Kitchen. Instead, be prepared to listen to an eclectic mix of musicians. Be prepared to laugh and then laugh some more at improv. Be prepared to wonder at the world of illusion.

Catawba County arrests, incidents

April 19, 2012

The Catawba County Sheriff's Office reported the following incidents and arrests:

April 17 incidents
* Someone broke into a vehicle at the Interstate 40 westbound rest area in Claremont. A suspect stole $555 worth of goods, including a handbag, wallet, credit and debit cards, an N.C. drivers license and a Verizon wireless cell phone.

The O-N-E Morning Read: Thursday, April 19

April 19, 2012

Target is adding 100 new jobs to its distribution center in Newton, while the Hickory retail store is getting renovations to add fresh meat and produce to its offerings.

Details are only in the Thursday edition of The O-N-E.

Maiden Town Council tabled discussion about a new town hall as elected officials want to discuss budget needs before exploring a $2.1 million government center.

April 18th

Target creates 100 new jobs

April 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.

UPDATE: Teen in intensive care following wreck

April 18, 2012

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.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Update on N-C coaching hire

April 18, 2012

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.

Wednesday's postponements
Bandys at Newton-Conover soccer, rescheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday
Maiden at West Caldwell softball, rescheduled for 4:30 p.m. Thursday

Bears host 100-inning game on Saturday

April 18, 2012

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 program’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.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

April 18, 2012

Danny Roger Lutes, 68, of Icard, died April 14, 2012.  Bass-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Maiden council tables town hall talks

April 18, 2012

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.

Partnership takes flight

April 18, 2012

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.

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