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November 15th

Early morning fire engulfs home in Catawba

November 16, 2013

CATAWBA — 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.

November 14th

Christmas comes early for Green Room Theatre

November 15, 2013

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.

The Corner Table helping those who are in need

November 15, 2013

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.

Russell resigns as Red Devils head coach

November 14, 2013

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.

Burning down to build

November 14, 2013

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.

November 13th

New boutique opens in Maiden

November 13, 2013

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.

Soccer showdown on a snowy field

November 13, 2013

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.

November 12th

Military values ingrained in coaching trio

November 12, 2013

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.

A time to salute

November 12, 2013

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.

November 8th

Tatum giving back to his fellow veterans through team

November 9, 2013

CLAREMONT — 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.

Grabbing an early lead and holding off a late charge by rival Hickory, the Fred T. Foard baseball...
Below is a look at the 24th Annual Catawba County Easter Baseball Classic results: Monday's opening...
Below is the schedule for the 24th Annual Catawba County Easter Baseball Classic: 24th Catawba...

 

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