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October 22nd

Nights of Fright

October 22, 2014

Take a trip to the Trail of Fear — if you dare.

15 years ago, the original Trail of Fear was located in the Startown community. Nestled on 30 acres, it was idealistically remote. But, when rent became too high, Bobby Hyler, creator and owner, invested in land behind Fred T. Foard High School.

Gone but not forgotten

October 22, 2014

17-month-old Jaydon Sandlin drowned in May of 2013 in Long View. His mother and her boyfriend were both charged with abuse following the incident.

October 21st

Bogle bids farewell as Clerk

October 21, 2014

The leading woman at the Catawba County Courthouse will soon be stepping down from her role and embarking on a new journey — retirement.

Al Jean Bogle has served as the Clerk of Court for the last 15 years. The Clerk is responsible for all of the documents that go through the courthouse, but the job means even more to Bogle.

‘The life of the team’

October 21, 2014

Thursday night, Oct. 16, undefeated Bunker Hill High School Junior Varsity football team faced off against the Lincolnton JV team. Both teams were undefeated in conference, so Bunker Hill’s 32-26 victory was a big deal for the Bears.

‘The life of the team’

October 21, 2014

Thursday night, Oct. 16, undefeated Bunker Hill High School Junior Varsity football team faced off against the Lincolnton JV team. Both teams were undefeated in conference, so Bunker Hill’s 32-26 victory was a big deal for the Bears.

October 20th

CCS — A Community of Care

October 20, 2014

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.

Special Surprise at Shuford Elementary

October 20, 2014

“I like that idea very much,” said 5th grade student Chancellor Stol about adding another “0” 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 — $25,000.

VIDEO: The Top Halloween Costumes Everyone Will Be Wearing In 2014

October 20, 2014

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.

VIDEO: UNC's Marquise Williams Cashes in on 4th Down Prayer | ACC Must See Moment

October 20, 2014

VIDEO: NC State vs Louisville | 2014 ACC Football Highlights

October 20, 2014

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