Archive - 2014 - News Article
Dr. Dan Brigman is no stranger to leading in education. Brigman has been a North Carolina superintendent for the past 11 years. Since 2012, Brigman proudly carries the title of superintendent of Catawba County Schools.
To read more of this story, pick up the weekend print edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
â€śI like that idea very much,â€ť said 5th grade student Chancellor Stol about adding another â€ś0â€ť card to increase the total amount of money a Shuford Elementary educator was to be awarded for her excellence in teaching. Stol took his place at the end of the row, revealing the total amount â€” $25,000.
Those planning to be the only Elsa at the Halloween party might want to let that one go. It's likely she'll be the number one costume this year. Mashable asked the data miners at Google Trends to share what costumes people are searching the most, and unsurprisingly, Queen Elsa tops the list.
Like a fine wine, they say most things, including people, get better with age.
Jay Haas put that theory to the test and passed with flying colors this weekend in Conover.
The 60-year-old led wire-to-wire at the 12th Greater Hickory Classic, winning his third title at the event on Sunday.
Haas finished the three-day tournament with a 17-under-par score.
Jay Haas is one round of golf away from making history.
The 60-year-old Greenville, S.C. native is in the lead by two shots at 12-under-par the 12th Annual Greater Hickory Kia Classic at Rock Barn.
Haas was 4-under during the second round of the tournament in Conover on Saturday, breaking a tie with Joe Durant for sole possession of first place heading into Sunday's final round.
Jay Haas and Joe Durant share the lead after Friday's first round of the 12th Annual Greater Hickory Kia Classic (GHKC) at Rock Barn.
The 2005 and 2009 GHKC champion, Haas shot a 29 on the front nine and a 35 on the back nine for his first-round score of 63.
Many may know him by his pressed shirt, matching tie and professional demeanor, but students within the Newton-Conover City Schools (N-CCS) district know him as someone entirely different â€” Math Man.
HICKORY, N.C. â€“ Charter Business is hosting the first-ever Tech Expo for business owners across Catawba, Burke, Lincoln, Watauga, Alexander, Wilkes and Caldwell counties.