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January 7th, 2015
Catherine Renbarger is excited to get back to her North Carolina roots by taking the role as Claremont City Manager.
Renbarger grew up in Rocky Mount and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2006.
At approximately 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, emergency personnel responded to a call stating that a plane had crashed on First Avenue Northwest in Long View, according to Hickory Fire Department Fire Education Coordinator Terri Byers.
The single-engine plane took off from Hickory Regional Airport with four people on board â€” three passengers and a pilot.
Before a bride and groom vow their love to one another in front of family and friends, there are months and months of planning â€” months of looking at venues, picking out colors and flowers and even fonts and, of course, booking a vendor for each little piece.
A chance meeting seven years ago between Bob Lawing and Stuart Scott turned into a special relationship and bond between two men facing the same steep challenge.
Each battling cancer of the appendix, the 12-year NFL referee and the ESPN anchor supported each other through the toughest journeys of their lives before both came to an end.
About 400 people turned out to the Burke County Courthouse on New Yearâ€™s Day to watch as newly elected District Attorney David Learner took his oath of office.
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A man was arrested for possession of Marijuana during a vehicle stop on Shady Lane in Newton on Thursday.
The vehicle was observed running a stop sign at the intersection of Baringer Circle which initiated the stop, according to Major Tim Hayes. The officer noticed the occupants acting suspicious and contacted a K9 unit that was nearby.
"This British ending to the alphabet ain't dead, baby," read Alex Trebek in his fast-paced, steady tone familiar to "Jeopardy!" fans across the country.
In a split second, Amy Williamson, a first-time contestant from Hickory, buzzed in with the answer to take her score from $0 to $600.
An infant has died and a man has been charged with murder after an incident in Newton on New Yearâ€™s Eve.
At approximately 7:20 a.m. on Wednesday, Newton Police responded to Sandalwood Court to assist EMS.
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.