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June 10th

Flocking to Rock Barn

June 10, 2014

A Friday evening was filled with food, music and fun all going to benefit one local soup kitchen.

The Corner Table held their inaugural Feed the Flock Gala at Rock Barn Golf & Spa in Conover. The event was sponsored by 22 business including L.R. Wooten Building...

Man drowns at Murray’s Mill

June 10, 2014

Richard Cain, of Charlotte and Richard Black, of Statesville, were fishing at Murray's Mill on Sunday when their boat capsized in the water.

Black made it shore, but Cain never surfaced.

"He looked back and all he could see was the hand and top of the head," said Officer Carson Rogers with the NC Wildlife Commission. Rogers is heading up the investigation and has been speaking...

Maiden Robbery Suspect Arrested

June 10, 2014

On Monday June 2 2014 at 11:27 AM, the TAS Drug located at 201 Island Ford Road in Maiden was robbed by a then unknown male subject.

He presented a threatening note to pharmacy staff declaring he had a gun and demanding pharmacy staff give him certain specific controlled substance medication.

A new future

June 10, 2014

65 years of tradition will be coming to an end this month for members of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Newton.

"I'm not sad at all," said Jimmy Martin, president of the congregation.
"It's nice to see that the building will continue on as a church."

Holy Cross has been bought by Calvary Chapel from Huntersville.

Scenes of states

June 10, 2014

Bunker Hill baseball players Zachariah Patton (22), Kyle Lineberger (11), Hayden McGraw (10) and Clay Ervin (19) watch their teammates compete against Midway in the second game of the 2A State Title Series on Saturday at UNC-Greensboro. For images from the state championship series, see Page 8, and for complete coverage of the series,

June 9th

Maiden celebrates 'Adopt-A-Cop'

June 9, 2014

Second graders from Maiden Elementary took some time out of their classrooms to enjoy the sunshine at the Maiden Recreation Center on Friday afternoon.

The park was lined with Maiden police cars, fire trucks, and rescue vehicles.

A community bear hug for Bunker Hill

June 9, 2014

The Bunker Hill High School baseball team hung their heads out the window of their bus to listen to the cheers that rang through downtown Claremont. Red and black paw prints decorated posters, shirts, and even faces as fans and community members gathered together on Friday afternoon to say farwell to the Bears as they hit the road to their state championship game.

It’s Official: O-N-E appoints Seth Mabry as Publisher

June 9, 2014

A new leader is taking the reigns at The Observer News Enterprise. Managing Editor, Seth Mabry, has stepped up to lead the O-N-E in the role of Publisher.

Mabry has won many awards for his visual pieces which include The Photographer of the Year in 2011 and the Hugh Morton Award for North Carolina. His visual mindset is like his sixth sense when it comes running a newspaper.

June 6th

Hwy 16 Wreck Update

June 6, 2014

A wreck on Tuesday afternoon sent John Eddie Greer, 60, to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

An Old Dominion Freight Line tractor trailer, driven by Anthony Wayne Baker, 23, was traveling South on Hwy 16 at the intersection of East 20th Street, according to Newton Police.

70 Years Later

June 6, 2014

Dr. Joseph Isenhower, 89, remembers being stationed in Normandy in World War II, minutes from a near desolate St. Lo. The city had been destroyed by the D-Day bombing - just 40 days before Isenhower's ship made it to shore. From their camp, he could see a Catholic Church filled with school children.

Twenty years since the first-ever Brickyard 400, Conover native Dale Jarrett reflected this week on...
Through the trails of being an undrafted rookie, Brian Roberts hard work paid off on Wednesday. The...
Madi Story went out a winner Monday night during the North Carolina Coaches Association East-West...

 

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