Archive - Dec 2, 2013
NEWTON â€” The Catawba County Board of Commissioners is working to plan for next year, which included electing both a chairperson and vice chairperson of the board on Monday morning at the old Newton Courthouse.
Katherine â€śKittyâ€ť Barnes, who served as chairperson in 2013, was re-elected to her position.
When it came time to electing a vice-chair, there was a change in leadership.
The city of Newton held its annual â€śLight Up the Townâ€ť celebration on Sunday from 5-8 p.m. on the 1924 Courthouse Square in downtown Newton.
For pictures from the event, pick up a copy of Tuesday's Observer News Enterprise!
The town of Maiden held its annual Christmas parade on Saturday.
For pictures of the parade, pick up a copy of Tuesday's Observer News Enterprise.
CATAWBA â€”Â With a new coach, a talented transfer and a new team motto, the Bandys girls basketball team is prepared to yet again make history at the school.
The Lady Trojans are coming off a 27-3 season, which included a fourth-straight trip to the 2A West Regionals at UNC-Greensboro.
CHARLOTTE â€” As he grinned from ear to ear, Alex White stepped on the turf at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday.
The Maiden tight end was spotlighted as a Community Captain before the Carolina Pantherâ€™s home divisional game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Be sure to pick up a copy of the weekend edition (Saturday through Monday) of the Observer News Enterprise for a preview of the 2013-14 prep basketball season.
The preview includes looks at both the boys and girls prep basketball teams from Bandys, Bunker Hill, Fred T. Foard, Maiden, Newton-Conover and St. Stephens high schools.
BOILING SPRINGS â€” Seth Cranfill nearly had his dream of playing college
football taken away.
Now, the former Bandys High and current Gardner-Webb standout tight end is
making the most of his opportunity at the next level.
As a senior for the Trojans in 2009, Cranfill caught 56 passes for 1,028
yards and 12 touchdowns on the gridiron.