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September 11th, 2014

VIDEO: Obamas, Americans Remember Victims of 9/11 Attacks

September 11, 2014

Sept. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg News takes you to the south lawn of the White House and Lower Manhattan as President Barack Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden, and First Lady Michelle Obama join Americans in observance of a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of the 9/11 terror attacks 13 years ago today.

September 10th

Conover police are ‘Champions’

September 10, 2014

Chief Steve Brewer and the Conover Police Department were recognized on Tuesday during the 12th Annual Greater Hickory Kia Classic Media Day.

Brewer and his department were presented with the Champions Award for their service during the tournament’s 12 years.

May robbery suspect arrested

September 10, 2014

On Thursday, May 8 at approximately 11:30 p.m. the Kangaroo convenience store at 334 20th Street, Newton was robbed. Monday, the first suspect was identified and arrested.

Brandon Keith Dunning, 29, of 721 West C Street, Newton was arrested and charged with felony robbery with a dangerous weapon, according to Newton police.

Newton man seeks 20,000 votes

September 10, 2014

If you’ve driven down North College Avenue, you’ve seen his name. It’s plastered along the small commercial space right next to Callahan’s Café.

The sign on the front of the building reads “Ed Ide” in large, black, bold letters. Ide is running for Catawba County Commissioner as a write-in candidate, and the spot with the sign is his headquarters.

Remembering 9-11 in Catawba County

September 10, 2014

The morning of Sept. 11, 2001 left citizens across the country in shock as they watched two planes crash in to the World Trade Centers in New York City. Thousands of citizens, fire fighters, police officers and visitors los their lives during these terrorist attacks on American soil.

September 9th

VIDEO: Apple Announces iPhone 6

September 9, 2014

In the highly anticipated announcement, Apple unveils a bigger, better, thinner, and expensive iPhone. Jen Markham has all the details.

Startown Lockdown

September 9, 2014

A student at Startown Elementary spotted two men walking down the road carrying guns on Monday afternoon and alerted his teacher, according to Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid.

The school contacted Newton Police and followed procedure to remain under lockdown while police officers searched the area with assistance from Sheriff’s deputies.

Butts and Beans coming to Catawba Co.

September 9, 2014

If you like barbeque, the 4th annual “Butts and Beans” competition is the place to be.

What began at Tommy Poovey’s Vale farm in 2010, has grown so large that it is now being held at the Hickory American Legion Fairgrounds.

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.

Red Devils come home in style

September 9, 2014

Newton-Conover soccer Greyson Frye chases down East Lincoln’s Garrett Reavis during Monday’s home and conference opener at Gurley Stadium. Behind Alan Espirilla’s five goals, the Red Devils moved to 1-0 in SD-7 play. For more on the game, see Page 8 of the Tuesday edition.

Corridor plan is discussed

September 9, 2014

The big topic of discussion at last nights County Commissioners meeting was the Highway 150 Corridor Plan.

The plan addresses a series of issues.

In implementing the plan, a focus on the Community Facilities and Public Services would take place.

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