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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?
Details in The Observer News Enterprise print and online editions.