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April 7th, 2015

Sweet Sunrise-Newton church celebrates Easter

April 7, 2015

At 7:05 a.m. on Sunday the bright morning sun arose over the cemetery at Friendship United Methodist Church in Newton. Though the granite graves were filled with loved ones, followers of Jesus Christ came out in remembrance and rejoicement of an empty tomb.

‘Village’ proposed in Sherrills Ford

April 7, 2015

Big changes could be on the way for the Sherrills Ford-Terrell community.

At Monday morning’s Catawba County Board of Commissioners’ meeting, an informational presentation was given about the proposed Village at Sherrills Ford planned development, which would bring the “village center” concept to the area on about 200 acres of land around Highway 150 and Slanting Bridge Road.

April 6th

Final Four Recap and Championship Preview

April 6, 2015

7 Michigan State (27-12) 61
1 Duke (34-4) 81

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Duke vs. Wisconsin: Breaking down the matchup

April 6, 2015

We break down the NCAA finals matchup of Duke and Wisconsin

April 3rd

Conover woman arrested for meth

April 3, 2015

Jennifer Mae Reese, 35, of Remington Road in Conover was arrested by the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday, March 31.

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.

Newton man faces drug charges

April 3, 2015

Robert William Stephen Romska, 32, of Startown Road in Newton was arrested on Thursday by the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office.

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.

All in the family

April 3, 2015

Sheriff Coy Reid recently spoke in front of the Catawba County Board of Commissioners in regards to the possible hiring of his son Jason Reid.
North Carolina General Statute requires that the board approve the appointment of any officer who is related to the sheriff.

Honoring ‘an all-around good person’

April 3, 2015

Sherrills Ford-Terrell Rotary President-Elect Bill Sondervan choked back tears on Wednesday as he talked about his fondest memories of his good friend and fellow Rotarian Ed Maddox.

“There’s a lot of good things to say about Ed,” Sondervan said. “He showed us around and truly made us feel welcome when we moved here. He’s been there for us constantly ever since.”

No fuel for you

April 3, 2015

Beams and sheet metal were scattered throughout the parking lot on Thursday at The Corner Food of Newton, located at 112 E. D St., as the grocery store removes its fuel pumps and shelter from the pumping area.
According to workers on the scene, the pump removal will be permanent and the store has no intentions on selling fuel in the future.

Hoopin’ for a cure

April 3, 2015

For the third-straight year, Bandys High School helds its annual “Hoopin’ for a Cure” student versus faculty charity basketball game,raising $1,150 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).

Teacher Kyle Lowman looks for an open teammate during the game while being guarded by a student team defender.

Below is a look at Monday's prep sports schedule and postponements involving Catawba County teams:...
BRISTOL, Tenn. — After four rain delays and 11 extra laps, Matt Kenseth finally drove to victory...
Having never raced at Bristol Motor Speedway, Sherrills Ford resident Jesse Little made his mark at...

 

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