Archive - Dec 4, 2013
An altercation between customers in a store over bargain clothes results in a call to Newton Police Department.
The officer arrives to find that the instigators have left and the disruption was minor.
After talking with the store manager, she returns to her police car and files a description of the incident.
This season, holiday shoppers in Catawba, Burke and Caldwell counties can give cheer to area seniors by participating in the Be a Santa to a Senior program.
The program â€” run by the local Home Instead Senior Care office in partnership with area retailers, volunteers and members of the community â€” helps ensure isolated seniors receive gifts and companionship during the holidays.
Mary Calaway Campbell, loving wife of Buford T. Campbell, surrounded by her children, left her earthly home to enter her heavenly home on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 at the age of 77. The Campbell family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee, 828-465-2111.
The winds that reached nearly 200 mph from Typhoon Haiyan were felt far beyond the islands of the Philippines and into the state of North Carolina as the storm ripped through homes and took the lives that stood in its path.
On Tuesday afternoon, the Observer News Enterprise visited local people in the city of Newton to pose the question, â€śWhat do you love about Catawba County?â€ť
â€śOne on O-N-Eâ€ť is a weekly segment in the Observer News Enterprise newspaper, which poses a question to three random local people.
The Newton-Conover boys basketball team earned a 12-point victory against rival Hickory on the basketball court on Tuesday, 85-73.
Tuesday also marked the head coaching debut of Andy Poplin for Hickory. Poplin replaced Lavell Hall after last season.
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep basketball scores involving Catawba County teams:
Bunker Hill 57, Fred T. Foard 19
Bandys 77, St. Stephens 38
Hickory 87, Newton-Conover 24
Bunker Hill 49, Fred T. Foard 45
Newton-Conover 85, Hickory 73
St. Stephens 71, Bandys 57
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep wrestling scores involving Catawba County teams:
Fred T. Foard 45, Davie County 18
Fred T. Foard 53, North Gaston 27
Newton-Conover 33, Alexander Central 24
St. Stephens 52, Maiden 18
West Wilkes 43, Bandys 36