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