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3 area seniors make their college choices official

February 5, 2014

Several athletes in Catawba County made a splash on Wednesday for National Signing Day.

Three athletes — Maiden's Alex White, Newton-Conover's Nick Baker and St. Stephens' Alex Roarke — officially signed their National Letters of Intent with Colleges and Universities during the day.

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

February 5, 2014

Billy Eugene Coley, 68, of Maiden, died Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 at his residence. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Catawba Valley, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658.

Ordinance on yard sales passes with majority vote

February 5, 2014

The battle over an ordinance on yard sales has finally come to an end.

The vote on the proposed ordinance didn’t change at last night’s Newton City Council meeting from last month’s rejected 4-3 vote.

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.

Red Devils roll in first two rounds of duals

February 5, 2014

The Newton-Conover wrestling team was on cruise control of the first two rounds of the 2A dual team playoffs.

The Red Devils (49-1) recorded a total of 14 pins in a pair of wins against East Burke (54-21) and West Wilkes (52-18) to advance to Thursday’s third round.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's sports scores

February 5, 2014

Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores across Catawba County:

Boys basketball
Bandys 41, Maiden 39
East Lincoln 62, Newton-Conover 60
Hickory 69, St. Stephens 58

Girls basketball
Bandys 99, Maiden 36
Bunker Hill 47, Lincolnton 29
Hickory 59, St. Stephens 44
Newton-Conover 51, East Lincoln 32

Prep wrestling

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