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May 30th, 2014

‘¿Cómo se dice adventura?’

May 30, 2014

A few local girls will be tubing down the Amarillo River in a few weeks, after they pack their bags and head to Costa Rica this weekend. The students will become acquainted with the spanish language and most likely the phrase, "¿Cómo se dice?" — which means "How do you say...?"

Butter My Biscuits

May 30, 2014

Downtown Newtown will be filled with the smell of warm, buttery, southern biscuits on June 5.

Newton is home to Renwood Mills, makers of Southern Biscuit flour, and the company will be sponsoring its annual Southern Biscuit Day on June 5 in the Historic Courthouse Square in downtown Newton, from 7 a.m. until noon.

May 29th

Honoring Survivors

May 29, 2014

Paparazzi cameras flashed as local celebrities entered the doors of the Tarlton Complex at Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC).

These celebrities haven't been in movies or television, aren't models for magazines, they are survivors — cancer survivors.

Newton City Council heading home

May 29, 2014

Newton City Council will be heading back home for their next meeting on Tuesday, June 3.

The Council Chambers for the city of Newton have been renovated for the first time since they were built in 1976.

To read more of this story, pick up the Thursday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

May 28th

Newton’s Fire Department now pulling double-duty as first responders

May 28, 2014

The citizens of Newton are now relying on the fire department more than just putting out fires.

The Newton City Council approved back in March for the fire department to be included as a first responder for medical calls within the city limits.

Seniors workout with Silver Sneakers

May 28, 2014

Seniors in Newton have a new place they can go workout.

The Perfect Workout, located in downtown, was recently accredited as a Healthway Silver Sneaker Fitness location.

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.

'Be Careful'

May 28, 2014

"Be careful," Charles Laney, owner of Laney Airport in Maiden, said to James Thomas as he headed towards his home-built aircraft on Sunday.

Laney said that Thomas kept his plane there at the airport and was a regular of their small business.

May 27th

Local girl graduates LR Top of the Class

May 27, 2014

Moving the tassel from the right to the left signified four years of hard work had paid off for one local girl.

Logan Bearfield, of Conover, graduated with the class of 2014 at Lenoir-Rhyne University’s commencement last Friday night, adorned with honor cords of all colors.

Local girl graduates LR Top of the Class

May 27, 2014

Moving the tassel from the right to the left signified four years of hard work had paid off for one local girl.

Logan Bearfield, of Conover, graduated with the class of 2014 at Lenoir-Rhyne University’s commencement last Friday night, adorned with honor cords of all colors.

A Second Snuggle

May 27, 2014

This Memorial Day we honored those who died while serving the U.S. military. Though they might be gone, they’re never forgotten.

To read more of this story, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

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