Archive - Dec 13, 2013 - News Article
On June 4, 1919, Congress passed the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, giving women the right to vote.
That day in Catawba County, then 10-year-old Lois Mundy remembers her dad coming in to tell her mom the good news.
Ninety-four years and 16 presidents later, Mundy has never missed a chance to vote.
A controlled burn scheduled on Saturday for the former mansion of Jeremy Mayfield has been cancelled.
Catawba Fire Department officials cancelled the schedule burn due to inclement weather.
To read more of this story, pick up the weekend edition (Saturday through Monday) of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
A Newton man was arrested early Thursday morning after a traffic stop yielded a large amount of marijuana.
Thirty-five year old Mark Anthony Farley, of 303 South Derby Ave., was stopped for speeding in his 2001 Chrysler Sebring at 2:20 a.m. on the 400 block of U.S. 70 SE.
NEWTON â€” The city of Newton may be regarded as small, but it still takes a lot of hard work to keep things running.
For the Public Works division, this includes maintaining 182 miles of water lines, 4,800 power poles, 75 miles of streets, 400 pieces of equipment and much, much more.
HICKORY â€” Catawba Valley Community College continued its growth on Thursday, dedicating the new Corporate Development Center.
â€śWhen we look at todayâ€™s environment, we all have to think differently,â€ť said CVCC President Dr. Garrett D. Hinshaw. â€śIf we arenâ€™t thinking differently and working differently, we are going to be left behind.â€ť