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October 18th

Cosmetology cuts out breast cancer

October 18, 2012

With a staff and student population of all women, Catawba Valley Community College’s Cosmetology School Director Tammy Muller decided Breast Cancer awareness was a great way for the women in the program to give back.

During the week of Oct. 15-19 all proceeds from the school go to Susan G. Komen For the Cure, a breast cancer foundation.

October 17th

Searches continue for missing teens

October 17, 2012

Searches continue for missing Bandys High School seniors Jake Ziegler and Ray Pierce, who told friends they were headed to Myrtle Beach, S.C. early Saturday morning.

Man faces forgery, larceny charges

October 17, 2012

A Vale man was charged Tuesday night with larceny of checks from his employer and cashing one of the checks at a nearby business.

Sherrills Ford paints the town pink

October 17, 2012

The Sherrills Ford community, along with businesses and churches are teaming up to “Paint the Town Pink” for a weekend of Breast Cancer Awareness. The festivities begin Thursday, Oct. 18 and continue through Sunday, Oct. 20. Area businesses and churches are working together to host events throughout the weekend.

October 15th

Highway patrol supports Operation Stop Arm week

October 15, 2012

In support of Operation Stop Arm week, the N.C. State Highway Patrol will aggressively enforce stop arm violations and other traffic violations in and around school zones. The operation began Monday and continues through Friday, Oct. 19. The goal is to decrease violations and reduce school bus collisions.

Children’s Advocacy holds vigil

October 15, 2012

The Children’s Advocacy and Protection Center will hold a vigil  Tuesday, Oct. 16 at noon on Union Square in downtown Hickory. The vigil is to remember the 24 children listed by the N.C. Child Fatality and Prevention Team as homicide victims by a parent or caregiver.

Correll optimistic about GHC’s future

October 15, 2012

Sunday’s 10th Anniversary Greater Hickory Classic added another page to its historic run as an annual event on the Champions Tour.

That end result has Executive Tournament Director Jim Correll excited about the GHC’s future.

October 12th

Halloween plans change for Maiden

October 12, 2012

With just weeks remaining until Halloween festivities, Maiden Town Council made its final decisions on whether or not to close down the streets for trick-or-treaters. The street will be closed from 5-7:30 p.m. The closing includes Main Street and Main Avenue to East Main Street and Fifth Avenue.

Newton-Conover City Schools focuses on technology

October 12, 2012

Realizing technology and related tools are only as effective as the educators using them, Newton-Conover City Schools is training their educators for success. During the past few years,  training sessions have been set up to ensure teachers effectively use the resources. One of those training days was Thursday, Oct. 11 and was known as Digital Day.

Teeing off the tenth

October 12, 2012

Charles Schwab Cup points leader Bernhard Langer, above, competes during the first day of the 10th Anniversary Greater Hickory Classic on Friday. For more on the tournament's first day, check out Sports on Page 10. You can also visit our www.observernewsonline.com this weekend for complete updates.

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