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Archive - May 2012

May 7th

County approves health merger

May 7, 2012

Catawba County Commissioners gave formal approval Monday to a health care merger between eight regional counties.

The merger creates Partners Behavioral Health Management, which will oversee delivery of mental health, developmental disability and substance abuse services to citizens in Catawba, Surry, Yadkin, Iredell, Burke, Lincoln, Gaston and Cleveland counties.

Voters decide primaries, amendment Tuesday

May 7, 2012

Officials expect interest to remain high at the polls Tuesday, as citizens vote on a proposed state marriage amendment and other election primaries.

Voters will decide several primary races at the national, state and local levels. Voting in Catawba County lasts from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at 40 county precincts.

Man charged with hospital break-in

May 7, 2012

Police arrested a Hickory man Friday who they say is responsible for stealing medical supplies and a first responders bag from a vehicle outside a local hospital.

N-C coaching search nears end

May 7, 2012

Newton-Conover High School may have its next football coach by early next week.

NCHS Principal Kevin Campbell said Monday the school narrowed its list of candidates to a final name, and officials are nailing down final details with that candidate.

Campbell said those details include a "family matter," but there are no financial issues with contract negotiations.

Newton-Conover negotiating with coaching finalist

May 7, 2012

Newton-Conover High School may have its next football coach by early next week.

NCHS Principal Kevin Campbell said Monday the school narrowed its list of candidates down to a final name, and officials are nailing down final details.

BREAKING: Schools confirm Maiden coach's resignation

May 7, 2012

Maiden High School is searching for a football coach — again.

"Buddy King has asked to be released from his contract," Catawba County Schools Superintendent Glenn Barger confirmed Monday morning. "He started indicating to (Maiden Principal Dwayne Finger) several weeks ago that he had several issues."

Maiden letter writer seeks football answers

May 7, 2012

Editor's note: The following letter to Catawba County Schools Superintendent Glenn Barger was shared with The Observer News Enterprise.

Glenn,

As a resident of Maiden and a taxpayer in Catawba County, I along with most of the Maiden High School district want to know what is going on with our football coach, and it is OUR coach since this is our community.

Dear editor: Beatty works for constituents

May 7, 2012

Dear editor:

As a native of Catawba County, I would like to voice my support for Barbara Beatty for Catawba County Commissioner. Barbara Beatty has worked tirelessly for the citizens of Catawba County. She provides great constitutent service and works to find solutions to all citizens concerns-large and small.

O-N-E sports schedule for the week

May 7, 2012

Monday, May 7
CVAC baseball final (at L.P. Frans Stadium): No. 1 Draughn vs. No. 2 Maiden, 7 p.m.
CVAC softball final (at East Burke H.S.): No. 1 Bandys vs. No. 2 Draughn, 6:30 p.m.
2A Western Regional golf tournament at Fox Den Golf Club in Troutman
3A Western Regional golf tournament at Cedar Rock Country Club (Hibriten)

May 6th

WEEKEND RECAP: N-C girls win 2A Regional title

May 7, 2012

Newton-Conover won the 2A Western Regional championship in girls track and field Saturday at Polk County High School.

The Lady Red Devils scored 67 points, which edged Draughn's 55 points to claim to regional title.

Sadasia Tipps led Newton-Conover with atitle in the long jump. She also finished second in the triple jump.

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