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Friday, January 3, 2014

January 3, 2014

John Ervin Cansler, Jr., age 69, of Newton passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 at Carolina’s Medical Center in Charlotte. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Cansler family.

Charles Franklin Ingle, age 74, of Vale, died Monday, December 30, 2013 at Carolinas Medical Center-Lincoln. Burke Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Ingle family.

Trio of firefighters retire after 30 years of service

January 3, 2014

Three Hickory Firefighters are retiring after 30 years of service. Ronnie Thick, Dwayne Starnes and Brent Stine have worked their way up through the ranks to now retire with multiple levels of training.

To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

Staying alert on smoke detectors

January 3, 2014

A fire breaks out in your home while you’re in bed.

How will you realize there is a fire in the home? Would it be through the smell of smoke or the sound of smoke detector going off?

Through the “Get Alarmed North Carolina” grant, the Newton Fire Department can go into people’s homes and test for the smoke and COD detectors.

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