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September 28th

Got milk?

September 28, 2012

Northview Middle School students Deaunte McCombs, left, and Isaiaha Bradley celebrate World Milk day Wednesday in Hickory. For more photos from the event, see page 5.

To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

Animal shelters hosting ‘Rabies Day’ events

September 28, 2012

Catawba County Humane Society of Catawba County and Catawba County Animal Services are celebrating World Rabies Day today.

The two animal shelters are each hosting their own events to promote rabies prevention.

City plans water projects

September 28, 2012

Newton’s water and sewer departments’s 2012-2013 fiscal year is underway with big projects planned to better the community.

September 27th

Weiss sentenced

September 27, 2012

Following a three-day trial, Anthony Parks Weiss, 33, of Sherrills Ford, was convicted of felony robbery with a dangerous weapon in Catawba County Criminal Superior Court.

Minor porch fire

September 27, 2012

Claremont and Catawba firefighters examine a structure after a small porch fire was extinguished after lunch Wednesday on Boggs Road. The fire damaged the porch flooring but did not significantly damage the home. the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Students take safe-driving pledge

September 27, 2012

Two local high schools and their students took a pledge to not text and drive.

Hickory High School and Newton-Conover High School students have pledged to put their phones down while driving.

September 26th

Hands-on learning

September 26, 2012

Local school children learn outdoors Tuesday during Environmental Field Days at Newton’s Southside Park.

The two-day event started last Thursday and rounded out the active learning Tuesday, Sept. 25. During the event, fifth graders from across Catawba County learned about environmental awareness from different environmental departments from the county.

Pastor jailed for ‘indecent liberties’

September 26, 2012

Newton police confirmed a local pastor was arrested Monday and charged with indecent liberties with a juvenile following a police investigation

Bradley William Moss, 38, of 1141 Pitts Ave., Newton, was placed in the Catawba County Detention Center on a $100,000 bond following his arrest. His first appearance in court is scheduled for today.

September 25th

BREAKING: Hickory pastor charged with indecent liberties with a juvenile

September 25, 2012

A Hickory pastor was arrested Monday and charged with indecent liberties with a child following a police investigation, a Newton Police Department release states.

According to the release, Bradley William Moss, 38, of Newton, was placed in the Catawba County Detention Center with a $100,000 bond. His first appearance in court, the release states, is Wednesday.

Street designs

September 25, 2012

Top: Dakota Davidson works on a chalk baseball Saturday during Newton’s ArtFest. Davidson was finishing Karate practice at Budokan Martial Arts and joined in the chalk-art event. He was one of the first 50 children to sign up for the event. Right: Bunker Hill High School student Brandon Medlin draws a colorful guitar Saturday.

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