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February 23rd, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Joey Logano reflects on Daytona 500 win

February 23, 2015

Hear from Joey Logano after his win at the 2015 Daytona 500.

Jake... from State Beta’

February 23, 2015

Maiden High School is know for its leaders.

Jake Harris, 18, of Maiden High was recently elected N.C.State Beta Club President.

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

‘Nothing like it in Catawba County’

February 23, 2015

Sharon Rashidi, of Newton, is excitedly awaiting the day that bricks begin to form the facade of the future home of her business, Perfect Workout.

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

Fire guts Lake Norman home

February 23, 2015

A large fire destroyed a 3,000-square-foot home on Peninsula Lane in the Sherrills Ford area of Catawba County just before 11 a.m. on Friday.

First units on the scene found heavy smoke and flames coming from the structure, according to Sherrills Ford – Terrell Fire & Rescue Chief Rick Davis.

February 22nd

Logano gives Penske his second Daytona 500 win

February 22, 2015

Soaked in booze but drinking a Coke, Joey Logano fretted over how he and his new bride would celebrate his most significant victory.

"I don't know how to party," the 24-year-old said with a sheepish grin.

Winning the Daytona 500 will provide him the ultimate chance to unleash.

February 21st

Hope wins state title; Red Devils are 2A runners-up

February 21, 2015

Newton-Conover's Ah'Ron Hope won a state title at 285 pounds on Saturday at the NCHSAA Individual State Wrestling tournament held in Greensboro, helping the Red Devils finish as state runners-up at the event.

PREP BASKETBALL: Playoff brackets are released

February 21, 2015

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) has released its preliminary brackets for the state 2A and 3A basketball playoffs.

Below is a look at those brackets, which are currently being worked on or finalized:

2A boys brackets
No. 32 Bunker Hill (11-11) at No. 1 Smoky Mountain (22-0)
No. 25 Lincolnton (16-6) at No. 8 Parkwood (12-10)

February 20th

Eight are still alive in hunt for state wrestling titles

February 21, 2015

After one day of the 2A and 3A individual state wrestling tournament in Greensboro, there are eight Catawba County wrestlers still with hopes of winning a state crown.

NASCAR suspends driver Kurt Busch indefinitely

February 20, 2015

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — In a stunning move just two days before the season-opening Daytona 500, NASCAR suspended Kurt Busch indefinitely on Friday after a judge said the former champion almost surely strangled and beat an ex-girlfriend last fall and there was a "substantial likelihood" of more domestic violence from him in the future.

Future Catawba Valley Classic plans are finalized

February 20, 2015

Finalizing its 28th annual event, the Dick’s Sporting Goods Catawba Valley Classic committee set its sights on the event’s future on Friday.

Eight area high schools were presented checks, which each totaled a record $3,262.11, from their participation from the annual prep basketball tournament held in late December 2014.

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