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June 11th, 2014
The city of Newton has a new home for its bicycle needs.
The Pedal Shack opened their doors in downtown Newton on June 2. The shop sells different types of bikes such as mountain, racing and utility. The name brands that owner Steve Fish carries are Felt, GT and Schwinn. The shop also sells apparel and parts for bikes. They also repair bikes.
The weather wasnâ€™t the only thing that got heated on Tuesday.
The Newton City Council held a budget workshop to discuss any changes they want for the 2014-15 fiscal year budget.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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,
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.
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.
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.