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June 16th, 2014
Troy Daniel Hamilton, 36, of S. Ashe Ave. Newton, was arrested and charged with felony first degree rape.
The incident was called into police on June 9 at approximately 4:07 a.m. and occurred at 2308 N. Anderson Ave. in Newton, officials said.
203 seniors turned their tassels Friday night during Newton-Conover High Schoolâ€™s 2014 graduation.
Catawba Countyâ€™s new thread trail project is now well underway.
Volunteers have been working on the new half of mile trail segment that will connect Heritage Trail onto Radio Station Road in Newton. With the completion of the segment, it will create a 6.3-mile continuous trail connecting the cities of Newton and Conover.
Citizens of Newton are used to seeing a few familiar faces walking the streets of downtown. Both of Newton's Parking Enforcement officers have worked for the city for more than 20 years.
"I just really love this job," said officer Ken Campbell. "I enjoy being out here every day in Newton."
Looking for something to do this week, then head on down to the lake.
The city of Newton Recreation Department will be holding their 10th annual Take a Kid Fishing Day at Hermanâ€™s Fish Lake from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday.
Changes are coming to the local Newton soup kitchen.
South Newton Elementary School fifth-grade-student Trey Kennedy blows air into a container of water as classmate Karle Davis looks on during Thursday's science fair. The experiment was used to simulate fluid movements during a volcano.
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...