Archive - 2013 - News Article
A two vehicle accident Monday afternoon sent both of the drivers to area hospitals and closed a portion of North Main Avenue for over an hour.
To read more of this story, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Five people, including two men from the Newton area, were arrested Saturday just minutes after they broke into a home in the 700 block of South Grove Street Extension in Lincolnton.
CommunityOne Bank, announced Monday that it completed the merger of its sister bank, Bank of Granite, into CommunityOne on June 8.
A Newton man has been charged with soliciting and sexually assaulting a Taylorsville teen in a case being investigated by the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office.
As part of its safety recognition program, the N.C. Department of Labor certified Catawba County Public Health as a Carolina Star site. State Labor Commissioner Cherie Berry attended a ceremony at Public Health on Thursday, June 6 to present employees with a certificate and the Carolina Star flag.
Walter Sarstedt, 77, of Nümbrecht, Germany passed away May 17, after a short period of declining health.
Sarstedt was an engineer, inventor, entrepreneur, teacher, mentor and visionary leader.
Air Force Airman Jaylen N. Benfield graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.
Bryan Jonathan Egan, Jr, 25, of Denver, was convicted of three counts of Felony Attempted First Degree Statutory Rape, Felony First Degree Kidnapping and Felony Indecent Liberties with a Child Wednesday in Catawba County Criminal Superior Court.
An elderly Conover man is dead and two women were taken to Catawba Valley Medical Center after an accident on County Home Road Wednesday.
Tuesday night the Newton City Council approved a fiscal budget for next year that will require customers to pay more for their electricity and garbage service.