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April 1st, 2015

Head-on collision in Conover

April 1, 2015

A two car head-on collision shut down part of the intersection of Rock Barn Road and Thornburg Drive in Conover around 11 a.m. Tuesday morning. The incident involved a Ford Explorer and a Nissan Sentra.

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.

March 31st

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's sports scoreboard

March 31, 2015

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

Bandys 11, Newton-Conover 4
Bunker Hill 3, West Caldwell 1
Fred T. Foard 10, St. Stephens 0
Maiden 5, Lincolnton 4

Bandys 11, Newton-Conover
Bunker Hill 13, West Caldwell 3
Fred T. Foard 3, St. Stephens 1
Maiden 15, Lincolnton 2

Girls soccer

Catawba County GOP Announces Officers

March 31, 2015

The Catawba County Republican Party (CCGOP) held its County Convention on March 7th, 2015 with the following slate of officers elected to serve in 2015-2017.

Race for Grace

March 31, 2015

Runners dash from the start line during Saturday’s N.C. Troopers Footchase and 5K in Conover.

On the hunt...Newton’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt

March 31, 2015

March 30th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's spring sports scores

March 30, 2015

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

St. Stephens 4, Bunker Hill 3

Girls soccer
Fred T. Foard 3, South Caldwell 0
St. Stephens 4, Watauga 0

Boys lacrosse
St. Stephens 13, Denver Spartans 11
(Indians remain undefeated)

SD-7 golf (18 holes at Catawba Country Club)

BREAKING: Bandys forfeits three baseball victories

March 30, 2015

Bandys High School has forfeited its three varsity baseball victories from this season due to the use of an ineligible player.

The Trojans self reported the violations to the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA), surrendering wins on March 2 and March 11 against South Iredell and March 4 against Shelby.

College Basketball Round Up- Sweet 16 Edition

March 30, 2015

Midwest Region

Newton man, woman arrested for drug charges

March 30, 2015

Quantez Antontio Gaither, of McKay Road in Newton, was arrested on Wednesday by the Hickory Police Department. Gaither was charged with trafficking in opium or heroin, possession of marijuana paraphernalia, possession with intent to sell and distribute marijuana and felony possession of marijuana. Gaither is currently being held at the Catawba County Detention Center under a $60,000 bond.

N-CHS students earns Park Scholarship

March 30, 2015

Abby Cox, 17, of Conover is excited to begin her next chapter after she graduates from Newton-Conover High School (N-CHS) in June. Her most recent achievement has left her even more excited to begin her college career.

Cox was chosen as one of only 40 total recipients of The Park Scholarship at North Carolina State University.

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