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The Green Room Community Theatreâs classic holiday musical, Miracle on 34th Street, continues through December 7, 2014 at the Old Post Office Playhouse in Newton, NC.
In 1815, Michael Scheck established the first cotton textile mill south of the Potomac River, taking up camp in what was then Lincoln Countyâlater to be known as Catawba Countyâat the south fork of the Catawba River.
Stores are welcoming a second wave of shoppers in what has become a two-day kickoff to the holiday shopping season.
The big question: How much the Thanksgiving shopping will hurt Black Friday, which is relinquishing its status as the frenzied start of the holiday shopping season?
The Downtown Newton Development Association (DNDA) will kick off its "Shop Local" campaign on Saturday, November 29, to champion the small businesses that make up the Downtown Newton landscape. The DNDA encourages shoppers to support their local businesses, with a special âpassportâ program supported by American Express.
Letâs take a step back to the year of 1880 when the town of Maiden began to make its mark.
Maiden was established strictly to be a cotton mill site and trading center.
âI am thankful for the City Hall and everything they do,â said Olivia Mae Setzer, a fourth grader at Shuford Elementary.
To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
âIn Eastern Catawba County, around 20 percent of the population doesnât have enough to eat on a daily basis,â said Eastern Catawba Cooperative Christian Ministries Board of Directors member and Pastor of Family Life at Concordia Lutheran Church, Reverend Brian Weaver.
NNES Principal Shane Whitener delivers a slice of pumpkin pie to Charlie Her. To find out what the studentsâ favorite part of their Thanksgiving meal was, turn to page 5.
The reoccurring detour for Newton-Conover residents is over.
After months of construction, the bridge on Old-Conover-Startown Road that provided a crossing over Clark Creek has been reopened.
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.