Archive - Apr 2012 - News Article
The Catawba County Sheriff's Office reported the following incidents and arrests:
April 17 incidents
* Someone broke into a vehicle at the Interstate 40 westbound rest area in Claremont. A suspect stole $555 worth of goods, including a handbag, wallet, credit and debit cards, an N.C. drivers license and a Verizon wireless cell phone.
Target is adding 100 new jobs to its distribution center in Newton, while the Hickory retail store is getting renovations to add fresh meat and produce to its offerings.
Details are only in the Thursday edition of The O-N-E.
Maiden Town Council tabled discussion about a new town hall as elected officials want to discuss budget needs before exploring a $2.1 million government center.
Target's distribution center in Newton is creating 100 new jobs as the company plans to renovate as many as 300 stores, including its retail location in Catawba County.
Three teenagers were transported to hospitals following a Wednesday afternoon wreck on a curvy road in Vale.
Daniel Bolick, 19, of Vale, experienced critical injuries, was transported to Frye Regional Medical Center and then airlifted to Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, said N.C. Highway Patrol Trooper R.G. Griffin.
Maiden’s Town Council wants more information before it makes a final decision about a proposed new town hall.
Council members agreed Monday they wanted an idea of what the next fiscal year’s budget looks like before they decide on the proposed $2 million headquarters.
This weekend, Catawba County citizens will get a chance to get close to the Catawba Valley Radio Controllers planes and pilots at the R/Cers fun fly event for Sipe’s Orchard Home in Conover.
Police arrested 11 people at a Hickory adult entertainment club last week on sex, alcohol and drug charges.â€¨
The charges stem from a five-month investigation at Thee Playhouse on N.C. 64-70 in Hickory, where N.C. Alcohol Law Enforcement (ALE) agents made drug purchases and observed multiple alcohol violations.â€¨
LOS ANGELES â€” Dick Clark, the ever-youthful television host and tireless entrepreneur who helped bring rock 'n' roll into the mainstream on "American Bandstand," and later produced and hosted a vast range of programming from game shows to the New Year's Eve countdown from Times Square, has died. He was 82.
Human skeletal remains have been discovered in Caldwell County. Could they belong to Zahra Baker? Authorities are tight-lipped, but theyâ€™re trying to find out.
Details are in Wednesdayâ€™s edition of The O-N-E, which also includes more comments offered in the Catawba County debate over same-sex marriage.
A resident stumbled upon human skeletal remains Tuesday morning within a few miles of a Caldwell County area investigators searched 18 months ago looking for Zahra Bakerâ€™s remains.
To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.