March 30th, 2012
Newton has canceled its city council meeting scheduled for Tuesday.
The council will next meet April 17 at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at City Hall.
Catawba County leaders are hoping area schools can get more proceeds from lotteries like this weekâ€™s Mega Millions lottery.
Have you bought your lottery ticket yet?
Some things change, while others just stay the same.
That was the case Thursday at the Catawba County golf championships at Catawba Country Club.
Hickory claimed the 20th annual team title, while Maiden junior Thomas Lilly claimed medalist honors.
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Bandys sophomore guard Madi Story added another accolade to her rĂ©sumĂ© on Wednesday as she was selected to the Associated Press All-State girls basketball team.
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The Fred T. Foard softball team suffered its first loss of the season, dropping a 2-0 contest to North Iredell on Thursday.
North Iredell pitcher Karley Harkey gave up four Foard hits, striking out three batters.
Ashley Oliver had two hits for the Lady Tigers (12-1), while Olivia Purvis and Rebecca Rowe had one hit each.
The Observer News Enterprise examines Catawba County's progress as a diversified community in a special section inside this weekend's print edition. For more, pick up the weekend edition at newsstands throughout Catawba County.
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Emma Geraldine McCall Newton, 86, of Newton, died Thursday, March 29, 2012, at Palliative CareCenter and Hospice of Catawba Valley in Newton. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Newton family.
Catawba County commissioners are expected to approve a list of legislative goals Monday they hope will restore funding, eliminate unfunded mandates and provide more flexibility to county and municipal agencies.
Members and guests who visit the Adrian L. Shuford YMCA on Saturday can spend the day spinning, and while they probably won't get dizzy, they can get a good workout.
The Conover YMCA branch is holding a grand opening for a new spin studio from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, and the day features give-aways, T-shirts, free entry for guests and 45-minute spin class samples.
There is no â€śpink slimeâ€ť in the hamburgers served by Catawba Countyâ€™s schools.
But what is pink slime, and why should people be worried about it?
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