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August 21st

McCrory names local bank exec to state board

August 21, 2013

Gov. Pat McCrory has selected a Conover resident and executive with Newton-based Peoples Bank to serve on the N.C. Appraisal Board.

Fair to celebrate 100 years

August 21, 2013

The Hickory American Legion Fair celebrates 100 years in 2013.

Schedule to run Aug. 28 through Sept. 2, the fair will promote the milestone year with the theme  “Come celebrate with us.”

August 20th

Lunchroom pals

August 20, 2013

“He was probably thinking, 'I'm stuck here with this old guy,'” says Newton-native Rick Setzer. “I'd leave the school and think it wasn't getting anywhere. Then slowly, after several months, I could see little cracks. He'd talk a little bit. It became 20 questions. Then, somewhere about halfway through the year it became a discussion.”

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.

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