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November 29th

Chairman, vice chairman to be elected Monday

November 29, 2013

Local political insiders are apparently not expecting surprises when the Catawba County Board of Commissioners holds its annual reorganizational meeting Monday morning in the courtroom of the former county courthouse in uptown Newton (the current Museum of History).

At that session, the commissioners will elect a chairman to lead the board for the next year, as well as a vice chairman.

SANTA COPS

November 29, 2013

On Dec. 24, children tucked tightly in their beds will wait anxiously, looking forward to ripping through bows and shiny wrapping paper to get to their gifts on Christmas morning.

Not all children have the luxury of a list of toys from Santa, but Conover Police Department is working to ensure that those children get to share in the joy of Christmas as well..

November 27th

Cockman Family concert benefits ‘Helping Hands’

November 27, 2013

For the second-straight year, the Cockman Family will be playing a special benefit concert at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church.

A concert and poor man’s 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.

BLACK FRIDAY

November 27, 2013

STAYING SAFE

The clock strikes midnight. Doors open. Barricades come down. Elbows fly.

November 26th

Feed the hungry by clicking 'like'

November 27, 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 27, 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.

November 25th

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?”

November 22nd

Several arrested with start of ‘Operation Top 40’

November 23, 2013

LINCOLNTON — Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies and investigators processed a number of suspects during the initial push Wednesday in “Operation Top 40”, a roundup of alleged street level drug dealers in Lincoln and surrounding counties.

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