A derelict former plant that's been sold, gutted and completely refurbished is getting lots of attention next week when the new facility is dedicated, with Gov. Patrick McCrory expected to attend.
Catawba County was ranked 20th in the state for crash fatalities and 10th in the state for DWI fatalities this past year.
“We have a part to play in this,” Conover Police Captain Eric Loftin told the Observer News Enterprise this week. “We are in the middle of the county.
After working for other veterinary offices in Lincoln County, Donald Whitener decided to open his own practice. Conover Veterinary Hospital opened in 1988 with Whitener and one assistant receptionist.
Twenty five years later Whitener employs 14 full- and part-time employees and has gone through three renovations to grow his business.