Archive - Jun 2013
A new eatery recently re-located to downtown Conover that is sure to get you talking.
It might be the owner, a hulk of a man who stands 6’11” and is a former NBA basketball star, or it could be the good food and friendly eating experience.
Bandys' Hunter Harvey is expecting to sign a contract with the Baltimore Orioles next week and start his journey through the minor league system.
The 6-foot-3 pitcher was taken No. 22 overall by the Orioles in last Thursday's Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft.
Harvey said on Wednesday that he expects to be the last of the 41 players drafted by Baltimore to sign their deal.
In its first season of competition, the Carolina Heat Post 240 kicked off its inaugural campaign of American Legion baseball on Tuesday with a doubleheader against Kings Mountain Post 155.
The Heat's much anticipated debut was spoiled with Kings Mountain sweeping both games at Newton-Conover High School.
Patrick Ewing will join the Charlotte Bobcats as the team's next associate head coach, according to multiple media sources.
Ewing spent five seasons (2007-12) as an assistant coach with the Orlando Magic â€” all with former Magic assistant and new Bobcats head coach Steve Clifford.
John Reave “Bud” Martin, 85, of Maiden passed away Sunday, June 9, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. Burke Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Martin Family.
A two vehicle accident Monday afternoon sent both of the drivers to area hospitals and closed a portion of North Main Avenue for over an hour.
To read more of this story, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Five people, including two men from the Newton area, were arrested Saturday just minutes after they broke into a home in the 700 block of South Grove Street Extension in Lincolnton.
CommunityOne Bank, announced Monday that it completed the merger of its sister bank, Bank of Granite, into CommunityOne on June 8.
Hickory heads into nearly a week-long break from American Legion baseball competition with a full head of steam.
Post 48 tallied 12 hits on Sunday â€” three of them off of the bat of catcher Luke Barton â€” in a 9-0 six-inning victory against Hammond Post 3.
Former Hickory High and current N.C. State track and field standout Ryan Hill ended his collegiate career on Saturday.
Hill finished in ninth place in the 1,500-meter final during Saturday's NCAA Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.