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Innovation. Itâ€™s happening, and itâ€™s happening right here in Catawba County.
Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC), the city of Conover and Fayetteville Technical Community College have partnered together to help launch a pilot program across the state which will help bring and keep new jobs in NC.
After a long day of waiting in line, Mary Rainey, her mother, and her sisters took their seats in the audience for The Price is Right on Sept. 11.
Conover and Maiden arenâ€™t the only municipalities in Catawba County who are working to connect the community through the Carolina Thread Trail.
Newton is also a major piece of this project.
CONOVER â€” A shotgun and a .38-special were found inside the home of a Sunday morning shooting suspect after a search of his home.
Twenty-six year old Mee See, who appeared in court for the first time Monday, is charged with attempted murder of his girlfriend, Crystal Lor, 19, of Conover.
A plan is in place here in Catawba County.
You could even say that itâ€™s a master plan â€” one that many people might not be aware of.
Carolina Thread Trail is creating a system that will show the benefits of greenways and trails across the states of North and South Carolina.
On Tuesday afternoon, the Observer News Enterprise visited local people in the city of Newton to pose the question, â€śWhat would make the world a better place?â€ť
â€śOne on O-N-Eâ€ť is a weekly segment in the Observer News Enterprise newspaper, which poses a question to three random local people.
On June 4, 1919, Congress passed the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, giving women the right to vote.
That day in Catawba County, then 10-year-old Lois Mundy remembers her dad coming in to tell her mom the good news.
Ninety-four years and 16 presidents later, Mundy has never missed a chance to vote.
A controlled burn scheduled on Saturday for the former mansion of Jeremy Mayfield has been cancelled.
Catawba Fire Department officials cancelled the schedule burn due to inclement weather.
To read more of this story, pick up the weekend edition (Saturday through Monday) of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
A Newton man was arrested early Thursday morning after a traffic stop yielded a large amount of marijuana.
Thirty-five year old Mark Anthony Farley, of 303 South Derby Ave., was stopped for speeding in his 2001 Chrysler Sebring at 2:20 a.m. on the 400 block of U.S. 70 SE.
NEWTON â€” The city of Newton may be regarded as small, but it still takes a lot of hard work to keep things running.
For the Public Works division, this includes maintaining 182 miles of water lines, 4,800 power poles, 75 miles of streets, 400 pieces of equipment and much, much more.