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Marriage amendment divides county

April 16, 2012

Catawba County commissioners adopted a resolution Monday in support of the state’s marriage amendment — making history and setting a “precedent” by accepting a resolution brought forth by a citizen.

Catawba County sports schedule

April 16, 2012

Tuesday, April 17
St. Stephens tennis vs. Hickory
Maiden tennis at South Iredell
Bandys tennis vs. West Caldwell
Bunker Hill tennis at Draughn
Newton-Conover tennis vs. East Burke

St. Stephens, Foard, N-C track at CW Porter Relays (Hibriten), 4 p.m.

Maiden baseball at South Iredell
Bandys baseball vs. West Caldwell
Bunker Hill baseball at Draughn

This week's criminal convictions

April 16, 2012

The following Catawba County residents were convicted this past week in Criminal Superior Court:

Early voting begins Thursday

April 16, 2012

Early voters may see longer lines at the polls this year because of cuts in state funding, election officials say.

Catawba County voters will be limited to one early voting site in Newton this year, compared to multiple locations in past years.

Zahra playground nearly ready

April 16, 2012

More than 350 volunteers completed the construction of equipment at the Zahra Baker All Children's Playground in Hickory this past weekend.

For more details on when the playground will open, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

Rabies case reported in Newton

April 16, 2012

Catawba County recorded its fourth rabies case of 2012 last week after two dogs got into a fight with a raccoon that tested positive for the disease.
On Thursday, animal control officers responded to a call that two dogs were observed fighting with the raccoon.

Collision delays I-40 morning traffic

April 16, 2012

N.C. Highway Patrol officials say a Monday morning I-40 crash served as a reminder that Catawba County drivers should pay close attention when traveling on the interstate.

One lane of I-40 traffic was blocked for about a half hour early Monday after two vehicles collided near exit 130 in Conover.

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