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Feed the hungry by clicking 'like'

November 26, 2013

There are 22,370 individuals living at or below the poverty level in Catawba County.

Of those, 2,134 are 65 years and older and 7,923 are children.

Catawba County’s local branch of Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina, a Feeding America food bank, works with partner agencies in the county to provide food to individuals like these in need.

One on O-N-E: What are you most thankful for?

November 26, 2013

In the spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday, the Observer News Enterprise visited local people across the city of Newton on Tuesday afternoon to pose the question, “What are you most thankful for?”

“One on O-N-E” is a weekly segment in the Observer News Enterprise newspaper, which poses a question to local people.

BREAKING: Schools systems on three-hour delay

November 26, 2013

All three school systems are on a three-hour delay for Tuesday, Nov. 26.

The delays come from a ice storm, which is supposed to move overnight from Monday to Tuesday.

For further updates, please continue to visit observernewsonline.com.

Victory for N-CMS goes beyond the court

November 26, 2013

NEWTON — The Newton-Conover Middle School gym exploded with the sound of excited children on Monday afternoon as they cheered for their teachers in a charity basketball game against Conover Police Department.

The N-CMS staff won the game against the officers of Conover PD, but the event was about much more than the game.

‘Thankful’ kids are awarded for their artwork

November 26, 2013

CONOVER — With the spirit of Thanksgiving in mind, the city of Conover announced the winners of its annual art contest for the second-straight year on Monday.

The contest, which was held from Oct. 1 through Nov. 1, asked fourth-grade students “What in Conover Are We Thankful For?”

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