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May 6th, 2015


May 6, 2015

The Newton Police Station was located on East 2nd Street where the current Catawba Masonic Lodge is located?

May 5th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's sports scoreboard

May 5, 2015

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

SD-7 baseball first round
No. 1 East Lincoln 7, No. 8 Bandys 5
No. 2 Bunker Hill 12, No. 7 Lincolnton 2
No. 5 Newton-Conover 9, No. 4 Maiden 3
No. 3 West Lincoln 10, No. 6 West Caldwell 9

SD-7 softball first round
No. 1 West Lincoln 15, No. 8 Newton-Conover 0


May 5, 2015

Read more of Rice's award in the Wednesday edition of the O-N-E


May 5, 2015

Catawba Valley Community College recently recognized the fifth graduating class of its annual Student Leadership Academy.

Students selected for the academy in fall 2014 received their certificates of completion at a special Student Leadership Symposium held at the Crowne Plaza in Hickory.

More deer expected in backyards, by roads in NC

May 5, 2015

North Carolina (AP) — Residents in North Carolina can expect more deer visiting flower beds, dining in vegetable gardens and wandering along roads this spring and summer.

The Citizen-Times of Asheville reports ( ) that 18 percent fewer white-tailed deer were harvested by hunters in North Carolina last deer season than the year before.

Dumb Crook of the Day

May 5, 2015

Georgetown, S.C. — Man grows marijuana 50 yards from Police Department

A 20-year-old is facing multiple charges after marijuana plants police say he was growing were found about 50 yards from the Georgetown, South Carolina City Police Department.

Weekly What's up

May 5, 2015

All May
Recycling Event
RockTenn in Conover is hosting a recycling event by collecting aluminum drink cans until the end of May. All proceeds will be donated to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Donations accepted at RockTenn on 3rd Street SE in Conover. For any questions, call 464-5560.
Art Reception

May 4th

'Avengers' sequel is second biggest US opener of all time

May 4, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Avengers are mighty, but not enough to beat themselves. The Marvel and Disney sequel earned a staggering $187.7 million in its debut weekend, making it the second biggest U.S. opening of all time according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.

But "Avengers: Age of Ultron" failed to top the all-time record of the first film's $207.4 million debut in 2012.

Britain's new princess is named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

May 4, 2015

LONDON (AP) — It's a name that immediately evokes British royal history: Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.

Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, on Monday announced the name they picked for Britain's newborn princess, a choice seen as a tribute to both Prince William's parents and grandmother, the queen, as well as a link to Kate's family.

Newton trio arrested for stealing, stealing again

May 4, 2015

On Tuesday, three Newton citizens were arrested at Walmart on Highway 70 in Hickory after stealing items, returning those items on a gift card, and then attempting to buy items with the gift card.

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.

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