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Father reflects on 'traumatic experience'

March 28, 2012

When Duane Cozzen heard his daughter had been hit by a car earlier this month, the roles in his life were instantaneously reversed.

When he found out the driver kept going, he couldn’t believe it.

Cozzen, a sergeant with the Claremont Police Department, had worked hit-and-run accidents before, but this was his 12-year-old daughter, Cassie, who was the victim.

Hunting Easter eggs?

March 28, 2012

The following churches and cities reported they will host Easter egg hunts, some as early as this weekend.

Saturday
Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ, 10 a.m.
City of Claremont, Claremont Park, 11 a.m.
Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 2 p.m.

Sunday
City of Newton, Southside Park, 2 p.m.
Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, 4-5:30 p.m.

Schools say beef safe

March 28, 2012

Catawba County school officials say students aren’t eating “pink slime” in their cafeterias.

Administrators and child nutrition directors say their school systems' ground beef does not contain any ammonia-treated beef, which has been scrutinized and called “Pink Slime” by a host of national media outlets and former food scientists in recent weeks.

Maiden students make friends in Canada

March 28, 2012

Students in Julie Young's second-grade class at Tuttle Elementary School recently established a pen-pal relationship with a class at St. Dominic Savio School in Weyburn, a city of about 10,000 people in the southern region of Canada's Saskatchewan province.

"As a teacher, I like to try to help my students be global," Young said, "and see the world outside Maiden."

The O-N-E Morning Read: Wednesday, March 28

March 28, 2012

Senior projects are soaring to innovative new in Discovery High School at Newton-Conover.

One year-long student effort resulted in an a new Android app. Another published a book online. Another senior’s online blog has attracted attention from Russia and Germany.

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