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February 6th

Truck strikes house

February 6, 2013

Newton Police and Fire officials investigated a truck that rolled into a house Wednesday morning at 311 North Caldwell Avenue. No one was injured and there was minimal property damage according to city sources.

Newton handles two tough issues

February 6, 2013

Tuesday night the  Newton City Council agreed to change its zoning ordinance text amendment to allow indoor shooting range, gun and ammunition sales and ammunition manufacturing and assembly within the city’s general manufacturing district.

February 5th

Conover awards Cub Scout Leader

February 5, 2013

The Conover City Council met Monday night and handled a wide variety of municiple business.

CVCC Black History event Feb. 28

February 5, 2013

Catawba Valley Community College’s Office of Multicultural Affairs invites the community to attend its Black History Month Celebration from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday., Feb. 28 in the CVCC Tarlton Complex (formerly CVCC Multipurpose Complex).

Entertainment begins at 6 p.m.; the program and awards begins at 7 p.m.

February 4th

Lenoir man convicted in Hickory sex assault

February 4, 2013

Joseph Lashaunn Smith, 35, of Lenoir, was convicted of Felony Indecent Liberties with a Child after a three day trial in Catawba County Criminal Superior Court this week.

February 1st

Newton man arrested for drug trafficking

February 1, 2013

A Newton man was arrested in Lincolnton Wednesday for drug trafficking.

Subject wanted by Sheriff’s Office

February 1, 2013

The subject wanted for the armed robbery of the Sun House Gas Station located at 1901 U.S. 70 in Hickory, which occurred on Jan. 21, has been identified as Brandon Torrey Colbert.

‘Red Blazer’ nominations sought

February 1, 2013

Nominations for the Newton-Conover City Schools “Red Blazer” award will be accepted from Feb. 1- March 4.

To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

January 30th

Fletcher to head English department

January 30, 2013

Dr. Ramona Fletcher was recently named English Department Head at Catawba Valley Community College.

High winds threaten Catawba County

January 30, 2013

During the Wednesday afternoon hours, weather reports indicated a severe weather alert with a tornado watch and wind advisory. The tornado watch stayed in effect until 8 p.m. while the wind advisory was continued through the night until 6 a.m.

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