Archive - 2014 - News Article
Maiden Police Department launched their R U OK program this year as a way to better serve the elderly population of the community.
Lt. Donna Hartman is heading up the program and worked to expand it for the holiday season, delivering meals to the 22 clients the program serves.
At approximately 4:30 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, a manhunt broke out in the Maiden area.
The hunt began with a car chase that lasted about 10 minutes that started when Catawba County authorities spotted Jeffery Tucker driving through Maiden.
â€™Tis the season for best-in-show desserts, and a batch of homemade cookies is the perfect holiday gift for the friends, neighbors, and schoolteachers in our lives. Sandwich walnut cookies, allergy-friendly molasses cookies, and sparkling vanilla sandwich cookies will do the trick for all your cookie-giving needs.
If you've ever gotten a call from the IRS demanding money, you're not the only one.
Recently, local citizens who wished to remain anonymous told the O-N-E that they had seen the calls flooding in as well.
There's no need to be alarmed though.
Soon after taking office, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory and U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina accepted six-figure stock payouts from an online mortgage broker accused by regulators of deceiving its customers.
To read more of this story, pick up the Thursday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
At approximately 8:15 a.m. on Wednesday, an SUV travelling on Hwy. 10 near the Startown community ran off the road, striking a power pole. The pole landed on top of the vehicle. As a result of the accident, Startown Elementary School and surrounding area was without power for several hours. Power was restored around noon, according to several residents in the area.
According to Google, which released a report Tuesday on the top trending terms of the year, the top term overall was "Robin Williams," after the well-known and popular comedian died in August. No. 2 was "World Cup," the global soccer tournament held in Brazil in June. Third on the list was "Ebola," the highly contagious virus.
For the last 29 years, Susan Brymer has spearheaded Lincolntonâ€™s Christian Ministry, helping feed, clothe and provide financial assistance for hundreds of hurting and impoverished families throughout Lincoln County.
For nearly two decades, the historical stories, people, artifacts, folklore and traditions of Lincoln County have been the prime passion of one manâ€”a local leader who has made it his mission to preserve and protect the past of one tiny Southern community.
Both residents at Abernethy Laurels, Lois Mundy and Marie Robinson (sisters) recently celebrated their 106 and 104 birthdays.