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October 1st

A quick stick

October 1, 2012

During World Rabies Day, Randy Mozer brought his 2-year-old dog, Trouble, to the Catawba County Animal Shelter for a free, one-year rabies vaccination. The shelter had 100 free shots for residents during the Friday event.

Newton to host candidate forum Tuesday

October 1, 2012

The public is invited to the Meet the Candidates Forum Tuesday 7 p.m.

The event is sponsored by the Catawba County Farm Bureau and prepare voters for the general elections in November. The forum will be held at the Newton-Conover Auditorium located at West 6th Street and North Ashe Avenue.

Maiden man killed in Friday accident

October 1, 2012

A Maiden man was killed Friday when his vehicle overturned on Herter Road.

N.C. Highway Patrol officials say David Franklin Bivens Jr., 43, of Blackburn Bridge Road, Maiden, was pronounced dead on arrival when first responders arrived at the accident scene.

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.

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