Archive - 2013 - News Article
CATAWBA â€” Flames lit up the darkness early Friday morning in Catawba.
At 1:35 a.m. Catawba Volunteer Fire Department responded to a mobile home fire at 5570 Kids Drive.
To read more of this story, pick up the weekend edition (Saturday through Monday) of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
A philanthropic Newton couple who work together and share an interest in live theatre performed locally for the youngsters and adults of Newton and Catawba County are giving the community an early Christmas present of major proportion.
In the afternoons, The Corner Table in downtown Newton seems closed and deserted after accommodating between 115 and 215 guests for lunch between 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
After a 2-9 season and missing the playoffs for the first time in 10 seasons, Brint Russell has resigned as the head football coach at Newton-Conover High School.
Russell submitted his official letter of resignation on Wednesday to Newton-Conover City School officials.
A set of buildings on the 200 block of South Brady Avenue were set on fire Wednesday to make room for the new fire station in Newton.
Emergency personnel were gathered at the set of buildings at around 3 p.m.
Part of South Brady Avenue was closed until the Newton Fire Department.
With a new store front, new location and new merchandise, Tanisha Fowler is ready to welcome customers into her boutique, Chic Armoire, located at 16 W Main St. in Maiden. Fowler opened her doors to curious locals on Oct. 7. During that time Fowler has welcomed more vendors into her store.
Marvin Ridge's Jason Corday and Fred T. Foard's Zach Durham battle the elements and each other during Tuesday's 3A West championship game in Waxhaw. For more on the Tigers game against the Mavericks, see Sports on Page 10.
A trio of St. Stephens High School teachers and coaches share more than just the location they work with students and athletes.
Bill Baker, Matt Jones and Matt Reep are all veterans of the armed services.
Baker, who has been the Indians head varsity wrestling coach since 1999, was drawn to the military at a very young age.
Cheryl McCombs sings the Star Spangled Banner as featured speaker Lt. Col. Luther K. Ray (in fatigues) and others look on during the Claremont Veterans Day Ceremony on Monday.
CLAREMONT â€” Two years ago, Rod Tatum was serving his country 6,000 miles away from home.
Following his return, the Bunker Hill wrestling coach is giving back to his fellow soldiers and teaching his wrestlers lessons in the process.