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Friday, May 11, 2012

May 10, 2012

J.D. Bowman, 92, of Hickory, died May 9, 2012, at Frye Regional Medical Center.
A celebration of life will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 11, 2012, in the chapel of Drum Funeral Home in Hickory. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.

Claremont seeks to tighten budget, meet goals

May 10, 2012

Claremont hopes to cut spending while tackling big initiatives in the coming fiscal year.

City officials say better financing and projected upticks from revenue streams will allow the city to scale back its budget and accomplish specific goals set by councilmen in recent years.

Region remembers fallen officers

May 10, 2012

Seven North Carolina law enforcement officers died in the line of duty in 2011. Throughout the nation, 36 officers have already fallen this year.

To date, there have been about 510 line-of-duty deaths in the state of North Carolina, including nearly a dozen officers from Catawba County.

Patrol troop welcomes new captain

May 10, 2012

Dedric Robinson says he envisioned a career with the FBI or Secret Service after graduating from college.

A federal government hiring freeze in the early 1990s sent Robinson searching for a different path. At the suggestion of a mentor, he pursued a career with N.C. Highway Patrol.

Hydrant testing may discolor Newton water

May 10, 2012

Residents of northwest Newton may notice their water is discolored later this month as city workers test fire hydrants in the area.

Newton Fire Department conducts hydrant testing north of "A" Street and west of Main Avenue beginning May 21. Testing helps locate hydrants in need of repair or replacement, according to a press release from the city.

BREAKING: Man stabs brother during argument

May 10, 2012

Authorities say a man stabbed his brother in the shoulder this morning during an argument over their father.

Witnesses told police that Derek Dellinger stabbed his brother, Scotty, with a knife shortly after 9 a.m. outside a home on Emmanuel Church Road near Conover.

The O-N-E Morning Read: Thursday, May 10

May 10, 2012

Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid reminded criminals they can’t out run the law. He chased down a burglar on foot Wednesday.

A familiar face takes over Maiden football. Frank Snider returns to the Blue Devils' Den. The O-N-E first delivered the official announcement online at www.observernewsonline.com, and our Twitter followers found out first @TheONENews.

Will Saenger scored three goals — all in the second half — leading Fred T. Foard to a 5-0 victory...
Below is a look at Wednesday's middle school football scores involving Catawba County teams: Middle...
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Fred T...

 

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