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August 19th

Local student travels to China for medical work

August 19, 2013

After graduating from the North Carolina School of Science and Math this summer, Newton-native Max Lowman traveled with the China California Heart Watch for three weeks in July to do medical work in rural China.

The program combined his language education, two years of Mandarin Chinese, and his interest in medicine.

Women patients give top marks to CVMC

August 19, 2013

CONOVER — Catawba Valley Medical Center has received the 2013 Women's Choice Award for being voted one of America's Best Hospitals for Patient Experience by women for a second consecutive year.

August 16th

Day of remembering, celebrating

August 16, 2013

Soldiers Reunion memorials and festivities took place Thursday in downtown Newton.

CORRECTION

August 16, 2013

A body found last month in the Catawba River has been identified by the Catawba County Sheriff's Office as that of Kevin Glenn Bowman of Conover, who had been missing for some time. An article in Friday's Observer News Enterprise incorrectly stated that it was the body of a Claremont man who had gone missing near the river a few days before the body was found.

August 15th

Kids and animals on parade

August 15, 2013

 Riley Ross lets freedom ring as she captures the 3- to 4-year-old division in Wednesday’s Baby Parade.

Sheriff: Woman dies trying to flee attack

August 15, 2013

NEWTON — A Newton woman died early Wednesday in Gastonia when a semi struck her as she was attempting to flee from an attacker, according to the Catawba County Sheriff's Office.

August 14th

Claremont welcomes new officers

August 14, 2013

The road to full-time officer has not been a short one for new Claremont police officers, Cody Jarvis and Alan Russell.  The two men have offically been full-time officers for two weeks, but the both started their part-time law enforcement careers at Claremont.

Returning to band camp

August 14, 2013

Eighty-three teenagers telling summer vacation stories, banging on drums and blowing trumpets doesn't phase  Haskew Smith.

He's used to the kids who “maybe cut-up in other classes, but do well with tactile, kinesthetic learning,” the band instructor says.

August 13th

Cruisin’ and singin’

August 13, 2013

August 8th

Armed bandit caught on camera

August 8, 2013

The Newton Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that took place Tuesday at the Kangaroo Store at 334 E. 20th Street. 

Officers were advised at 2:02 a.m. that a gunman, described as “a light-skinned black male,” entered the store and began calling for the store clerk.

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