Archive - 2014 - News Article
"I attended my first Camp Meeting in 1929," said Jimmie Gantt, 87, as he sat down on the back porch of his neighbors "tent."
The "tents" that campers refer to are cabin-like structures connected in rows throughout the Balls Creek Campground.
More than a month after local school counselor Maggie Daniels was murdered in her Newton apartment, police have secured search warrants for an apartment in Windsor Apartments, where Daniels was murdered.
Start your engines! The Newton Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a Motorcycle, Truck & Car Show Classic at Southside Park on Saturday, July 26.
To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
The North Carolina State Highway Patrol honored three local citizens for their assistance in finding the driver of a vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run which occured on May 23 between Lincolnton and Maiden. Left to right: NCSHP 1st Sgt. Daryl Conley, Sgt.
Catawba County EMS workers are looking for the best barbeque grillers around as they prep for their annual fundraiser, Butts and Beans BBQ Challenge.
The 4th Annual event will be held on Sept. 26 and 27 at the Hickory American Legion Fairgrounds.
A stabbing that occured in Newton early Thursday morning resulted in the death of 20 year-old Jason Margarita.
Catawba County Sheriff's deputies responded to a call at 2162 Stove Drive, Newton, at about 1:59 a.m., said Sheriff Coy Reid.
Briley Lowe, 3, of Newton and friend Connor Mummert, 4, of Newton, chow down on hot dogs from Sonic in celebration of National Hot Dog Day.
Sgt. Chris W. Eckard, of Hickory, was on his fifth tour in the Middle East when he was stuck by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) and killed instantly. Today, the soldier's memory lives on with his mother, Eunice.
âWhat better way to die, than die for your country,â Eunice recalled to be one of her son's lasting quotes.