Archive - Oct 2012 - News Article
Searches continue for missing Bandys High School seniors Jake Ziegler and Ray Pierce, who told friends they were headed to Myrtle Beach, S.C. early Saturday morning.
A Vale man was charged Tuesday night with larceny of checks from his employer and cashing one of the checks at a nearby business.
The Sherrills Ford community, along with businesses and churches are teaming up to “Paint the Town Pink” for a weekend of Breast Cancer Awareness. The festivities begin Thursday, Oct. 18 and continue through Sunday, Oct. 20. Area businesses and churches are working together to host events throughout the weekend.
In support of Operation Stop Arm week, the N.C. State Highway Patrol will aggressively enforce stop arm violations and other traffic violations in and around school zones. The operation began Monday and continues through Friday, Oct. 19. The goal is to decrease violations and reduce school bus collisions.
The Children’s Advocacy and Protection Center will hold a vigil Tuesday, Oct. 16 at noon on Union Square in downtown Hickory. The vigil is to remember the 24 children listed by the N.C. Child Fatality and Prevention Team as homicide victims by a parent or caregiver.
Sunday’s 10th Anniversary Greater Hickory Classic added another page to its historic run as an annual event on the Champions Tour.
That end result has Executive Tournament Director Jim Correll excited about the GHC’s future.
With just weeks remaining until Halloween festivities, Maiden Town Council made its final decisions on whether or not to close down the streets for trick-or-treaters. The street will be closed from 5-7:30 p.m. The closing includes Main Street and Main Avenue to East Main Street and Fifth Avenue.
Realizing technology and related tools are only as effective as the educators using them, Newton-Conover City Schools is training their educators for success. During the past few years, training sessions have been set up to ensure teachers effectively use the resources. One of those training days was Thursday, Oct. 11 and was known as Digital Day.
Charles Schwab Cup points leader Bernhard Langer, above, competes during the first day of the 10th Anniversary Greater Hickory Classic on Friday. For more on the tournament's first day, check out Sports on Page 10. You can also visit our www.observernewsonline.com this weekend for complete updates.