NEWTON â€” The Catawba County Board of Commissioners is working to plan for next year, which included electing both a chairperson and vice chairperson of the board on Monday morning at the old Newton Courthouse.
Katherine â€śKittyâ€ť Barnes, who served as chairperson in 2013, was re-elected to her position.
When it came time to electing a vice-chair, there was a change in leadership.
The city of Newton held its annual â€śLight Up the Townâ€ť celebration on Sunday from 5-8 p.m. on the 1924 Courthouse Square in downtown Newton.
For pictures from the event, pick up a copy of Tuesday's Observer News Enterprise!
The town of Maiden held its annual Christmas parade on Saturday.
For pictures of the parade, pick up a copy of Tuesday's Observer News Enterprise.