Archive - 2014 - News Article
â€śWay to go grandma,â€ť a tiny voice yelled from the audience as Sue Bumgarner walked across the stage to graduate from Lenoir-Rhyne University for the second time.
Bumgarner was different than many of the other students graduating from LR's Masters program last year â€“ she was 68 years old.
Who says all your sides have to be savory? Pears, honey, and baked sweet potatoes can go a long way next to stuffing and turkey. Try these recipes for a well-balanced holiday spread.
When a young Mike Oliver spent summers working in the warehouse of his parentsâ€™ company, he never thought heâ€™d be taking it over one day. After finishing his bachelorâ€™s degree in Pre-Med, thatâ€™s exactly what he decided he wanted to do.
Behind the only set of hot pink doors on North Main Avenue, 2 Pink Magnolias takes its home.
The store that is known for supplying anything a girl could possibly want recently moved to its new location in downtown Newton â€“ refurbishing the building that was once home to Epps Printing.
In March of 2013, the first NC Troopers 5k FootChase was held in Conover. About 70 runners participated and $500 was donated to the selected charity.
Members of the Connections program in Newton will be cooking up chili for a good cause at their annual fundraiser on Dec. 3.
A partnership between Catawba County, Catawba County Chamber of Commerce, Catawba Valley Community College, Lenoir-Rhyne University and area businesses has landed three local entrepreneurs with large checks to cash for their business start-ups based out of the Unifour area.
On Nov. 8, against the backdrop of a decorated military transport truck and equipment trailer, the Small Town Main Street-Veterans Garden of Honor (STMS-VGH) Committee hosted its official Groundbreaking Ceremony for a garden tribute to be built in the Town of Catawba to honor military Veterans and their families.
James Luttonâ€™s face lit up with excitement when he saw the shiny, red mechanical hand that had been made just for him. Once he was all strapped in, six-year-old James was able to do something he had never been able to do - pick things up with his left hand.
Catawba County University â€“ a program offered to Catawba County residents that is built to enlighten and inform students on the inner workings of the County â€“ is quickly approaching.
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.