Archive - Feb 18, 2014
Newton Police and Fire departments responded to an accident on Hwy 10 at approximately 10 a.m. Tuesday.
To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Newton City Council's retreat has been anything, but a vacation.
The council was on retreat starting on Monday and ending today, discussing new ways to improve the city.
During the retreat, the council held its regularly scheduled meeting at a not-so familiar location â€” the Newton Expo.
With contributions from both its starting five and bench, the Newton-Conover boys basketball team advance in the SD-7 tournament.
The Red Devils defeated West Lincoln, 90-51, at home on Tuesday to move on to tonightâ€™s round two at CVCCâ€™s Tarlton Complex.
Below is a look at Tuesday's conference tournament playoff games involving the Southern District 7 Athletic 2A and Northwestern 3A/4A:
Southern District 7
No. 1 Bandys 81, No. 8 West Lincoln 14
No. 2 Bunker Hill 64, No. 7 East Lincoln 15
No. 3 Maiden 45, No. 6 Lincolnton 35
No. 4 Newton-Conover 57, No. 5 West Caldwell 23
Dr. John C. James of Maiden, went to be with his heavenly father at Abernathy Laurels on Feb. 15, 2014. Goodin-Drum funeral home, of Maiden, is serving the James family.
Bobby Eugene Lail, age 75, of Conover, passed away Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. The Lail family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.