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April 22nd, 2015
A man was arrested for allegedly stabbing and holding his girlfriend against her will on Tuesday night.
At approximately 11:30 p.m., Catawba County Sheriffâs deputies responded to a call that Jonathan Leslie Blackburn, 48, had assaulted his 28-year-old girlfriend at his residence on Buddy Street in Conover, Sheriff Coy Reid said.
Newton-Conover City Schools is excited to welcome Mr. Chris Penley as the principal of Newton-Conover High School. Mr. Penley has served as the principal of Lakeshore Middle School in Mooresville since January, 2013.
To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
âDo you hear that?â Mike Roth questioned to the audience at Monday nightâs Catawba County Board of Commissionersâ meeting as he waved around a silent tape recorder. âThatâs the sound of 200 pristine acres in Terrell that have just been ravaged.â
"It's a three step process," said Catawba County Emergency Services' Karyn Yaussy.
Spring months are known for their 60-second weather changes. Flood and tornado watches and warnings are typically in Catawba County during this time of year. Itâs important to be prepared for emergency weather situations. There's a few steps that can be taken in order to do so:
NEWTON, N.C. â City of Newton Appearance Commission members came together to spruce up a neighborâs yard as part of the Looking Better Together program.
Looking Better Together is about helping senior citizens, disabled people and veterans with simple landscaping projects around their homes.
The NBA Playoffs started this past Saturday. We are going to look at the results and give predictions on how the rest of the series goes. We will start in the Eastern Conference first.
Chicago Bulls 103
Milwaukee Bucks 91
Friday marked 150 years since the only recorded incident of wartime military action in Catawba County, when a local Confederate soldier was killed by Union troops. Research into the fabled event, however, now calls into question the identity of the dead warrior.
Shalaby Alin Haqq of 2162 Stove Drive in Newton was arrested Thursday by Catawba County Sheriffâs Deputies.
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.
Stacy Huffmanâs K-5 grade classroom is not your typical learning environment.
A side room filled with a trampoline, hammock, and other mobile activities designates a separate space away from classwork for students to release energy.
TIME Magazine has revealed the 2015 TIME 100, its annual list of what it considers the 100 most influential people in the world.