Archive - 2013 - News Article
CHARLOTTE â€” A Hickory man is sticking to his musical roots, thanks to the Carolina Panthers.
Jason Meyer is one of 25 members in the Carolina Panthersâ€™ Purrcussion drumline.
The 27-year-old comes from a strong musical lineage.
A Newton attorney and vice-chair of the Catawba County Board of Commissioners, C. Randall â€śRandyâ€ť Isenhower, has been appointed by Philip E. Berger, President Pro Tempore of the North Carolina General Assembly, to serve on the board of directors of the Golden LEAF (Long-Term Economic Advancement ) Foundation.
â€śIt hasnâ€™t hit me yet that we are playing for the National Championship,â€ť said junior running back Jarrod Spears.
Spears and his teammates are nearly 500 miles from home in Florence, Ala. gearing up to face second ranked Northwest Missouri State (14-0) in the NCAA Division II National Championship game
Innovation. Itâ€™s happening, and itâ€™s happening right here in Catawba County.
Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC), the city of Conover and Fayetteville Technical Community College have partnered together to help launch a pilot program across the state which will help bring and keep new jobs in NC.
After a long day of waiting in line, Mary Rainey, her mother, and her sisters took their seats in the audience for The Price is Right on Sept. 11.
Conover and Maiden arenâ€™t the only municipalities in Catawba County who are working to connect the community through the Carolina Thread Trail.
Newton is also a major piece of this project.
CONOVER â€” A shotgun and a .38-special were found inside the home of a Sunday morning shooting suspect after a search of his home.
Twenty-six year old Mee See, who appeared in court for the first time Monday, is charged with attempted murder of his girlfriend, Crystal Lor, 19, of Conover.
A plan is in place here in Catawba County.
You could even say that itâ€™s a master plan â€” one that many people might not be aware of.
Carolina Thread Trail is creating a system that will show the benefits of greenways and trails across the states of North and South Carolina.
On Tuesday afternoon, the Observer News Enterprise visited local people in the city of Newton to pose the question, â€śWhat would make the world a better place?â€ť
â€śOne on O-N-Eâ€ť is a weekly segment in the Observer News Enterprise newspaper, which poses a question to three random local people.
On June 4, 1919, Congress passed the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, giving women the right to vote.
That day in Catawba County, then 10-year-old Lois Mundy remembers her dad coming in to tell her mom the good news.
Ninety-four years and 16 presidents later, Mundy has never missed a chance to vote.