Archive - Jun 12, 2012
CHARLOTTE â€” Kurt Busch will return to Phoenix Racing when his one-week NASCAR suspension ends Wednesday.
Busch met Tuesday with team owner James Finch, and the duo agreed to move forward to this weekend's race at Michigan International Speedway.
Pamela Stiles McKeehan, 58, of Hickory, died Monday, June 11, 2012 at Catawba Valley Medical Center after a brief illness. Bass-Smith Funeral Home in Hickory is serving the family of Pamela Stiles McKeehan.
State officials say at least 28 Greater Hickory Metro citizens received wrongfully issued North Carolina driver's licenses this year due to the illegal actions of a Newton examiner.
The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) License and Theft Bureau arrested Cathy Rudisill, 62, of Vale, in May on 13 felony counts of wrongful issuance of a driver's license.
Catawba County Schools (CCS) students will pay more for school lunches next year.
School board officials recently agreed to raise prices 15 cents a meal at all schools, making the total lunch price $2.15 for elementary schools and $2.25 for middle and high schools.
Breakfast for all K-12 students will remain $1.
Newton-Conover City Schools added a familiar face to its Board of Education on Monday night, two sisters plan to open a bakery this summer in downtown Newton, and a Hickory-based Latino ministry recently changed relocated to a church.
Read all about those stories and more in the Tuesday print edition of The Observer News Enterprise and at observernewsonline.com.
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A familiar face in the Newton community will serve the local school system for at least the next 17 months.
The Newton-Conover City Schools Board of Education appointed former Newton mayor Bob Mullinax to serve the remainder of Kyle Drum's unexpired term.
Drum left the board at the end of May to move to Davie County for his job.