Archive - Apr 4, 2012 - News Article
Newton firefighters stopped a large fire Wednesday afternoon, just before it reached a residential home along Prison Camp Road.
Crews responded to a working fire in an outbuilding behind a home along the 1400 block of Prison Camp Road about 1:42 p.m. A shed was completely engulfed, and heavy smoke filled the air.
An area ministry's leaders hope a newly renovated thrift store will bring a much-needed boost in revenues that support crisis assistance.
Eastern Catawba Cooperative Christian Ministry (ECCCM) recently finished a complete overhaul of its thrift store in Newton.
Conover's busy Wal-Mart shopping center may get more crowded by summer.
And city officials expect all those cars to have a place to fuel up.
Murphy Oil USA plans to build a fuel station and convenience store at the corner of N.C. 16 Business and Zelkova Court NW.
Holy Week services continue today with Maundy Thursday gatherings throughout Catawba County. The following churches submitted Thursday, Friday and Sunday special service times to The O-N-E.
RALEIGH â€” A North Carolina panel with a unique function determined Wednesday that a man convicted of a rape 25 years ago should get a chance at freedom, thanks largely to fingerprints on bananas.
After learning Wednesday that longtime Newton-Conover head football coach Nick Bazzle is leaving for Alexander County, education leaders reflected on the Red Devils leader as a great coach and a great friend.
Two Catawba County residents were arrested in Boone this week after stealing goods from five different stores in town.
Boone police say two men from the Conover area stole $3,700 worth of merchandise from several drug and department stores, including CVC Pharmacy, Walgreens, Harris Teeter, Rite-Aid and Food Lion.
Nick Bazzle is leaving the high school he led to a state football championship during a 24-year tenure.
While most Conover businesses were closed Monday night, Conover City Council approved a move that will significantly increase the cost of doing retail business.