Archive - Mar 2012 - News Article
Among many Holy Week services in Catawba County, a new community-wide service debuts Friday night at the Old Post Office Playhouse in Newton.
Roger and Lisa McCoy in the process of closing a deal to purchase the State Cinema. While the specifics are still being negotiated, the family has taken over the reins of the old theater â€” cleaning up, fixing up and preparing the old cinema for a new era of local screening that will begin this weekend.
If Catawba County could take a look in the mirror, what would it see?
A decades-old Holy Week tradition will transform this year as Newton-area faith leaders seek to share the story of Jesus' final days with more citizens.
For years, local churches have taken turns hosting a noontime Good Friday service for community members of all denominations.
The following Catawba County citizens were convicted of felony offenses and were sentenced this week in Criminal Superior Court.
*Jeffery Scott Canipe, 37, of Hickory was convicted of felony indecent liberties with a child and was sentenced to 21-26 months in the N.C. Department of Correction.
Newton has canceled its city council meeting scheduled for Tuesday.
The council will next meet April 17 at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at City Hall.
Catawba County leaders are hoping area schools can get more proceeds from lotteries like this weekâ€™s Mega Millions lottery.
Have you bought your lottery ticket yet?
The Observer News Enterprise examines Catawba County's progress as a diversified community in a special section inside this weekend's print edition. For more, pick up the weekend edition at newsstands throughout Catawba County.
Does Catawba County's diversity impact your life? Vote now in The O-N-E's latest reader poll at observernewsonline.com.
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.