Archive - Nov 27, 2013 - News Article
For the second-straight year, the Cockman Family will be playing a special benefit concert at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church.
A concert and poor manâs supper will be held at the church on Dec. 7. The supper will last from 5-6:30 p.m. with the concert on tap for a 7 p.m. start.
Tickets cost $7 and includes a men of pinto beans, cole slaw, cornbread, hot dogs, drinks and deserts.
The clock strikes midnight. Doors open. Barricades come down. Elbows fly.
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 Countyâs 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.
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, âWhat are you most thankful for?â
âOne on O-N-Eâ is a weekly segment in the Observer News Enterprise newspaper, which poses a question to local people.