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EXCLUSIVE: Estate delivers $3.6M

May 2, 2012

Lillian "Sue" Sewell Jones died in 2009, but just like the philanthropy work she completed in life, her impact in Catawba County will benefit the community long into the future.

New school nearly complete

May 2, 2012

Newton-Conover's new middle school facility will be completed in the next few weeks, district leaders said Wednesday.

"I'd say it's 95 percent completed now, the whole project," said Newton-Conover City Schools (NCCS) board member Jim Stockner. "It looks like we're running right on schedule."

Police investigate possible murder, suicide

May 2, 2012

Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a possible connection between the deaths of a boyfriend and girlfriend.

On Monday afternoon, Burke County authorities discovered the body of Randy Cook at his home at 6570 Peyronel St. in Connelly Springs.

Authorities believe Cook committed suicide.

McHenry stops in Conover

May 2, 2012

Congressman Patrick McHenry says feedback from local businesses is crucial to turning around the nation's fortunes.

McHenry, who is running for re-election in the U.S. 10th Congressional District, visited Conover manufacturer Tarason Packaging on Wednesday to get some of that local response.

Woman crashes after dodging police

May 2, 2012

A New Hampshire woman is in jail after leading local authorities on a high-speed chase down Interstate 40, colliding with officers and wrecking her car.

State troopers say Carla Maltais was traveling down I-40 in the eastbound direction about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday when officers tried to pull her car over on the suspicion she was driving under the influence.

The O-N-E morning read: May 2.

May 2, 2012

A 90-year old printing business is up for sale in downtown Newton, while another business in the city’s central district is closing its doors and moving to Conover.

More details on the closure of the Salvation Army thrift store’s closure and the future of Epps Printing in the Wednesday edition of The O-N-E.

BREAKING: Gingrich ends campaign

May 2, 2012

Newt Gingrich can now call himself a former presidential candidate.

The former House speaker bowed out of the Republican presidential contest Wednesday as expected, just short of a year after he got into the race. And without using the word "endorse," he did just that with a vow to help Mitt Romney defeat President Barack Obama in November.

Below is a look at Tuesday's American Legion baseball scores involving teams from Catawba County:...
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The Hickory Sportsman’s Club welcomed Ole Miss quarterback Archie Manning for its bi-annual meeting...


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