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September 10th, 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.
If youâ€™ve driven down North College Avenue, youâ€™ve seen his name. Itâ€™s plastered along the small commercial space right next to Callahanâ€™s CafĂ©.
The sign on the front of the building reads â€śEd Ideâ€ť 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.
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.
In the highly anticipated announcement, Apple unveils a bigger, better, thinner, and expensive iPhone. Jen Markham has all the details.
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 Sheriffâ€™s deputies.
If you like barbeque, the 4th annual â€śButts and Beansâ€ť competition is the place to be.
What began at Tommy Pooveyâ€™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.
Newton-Conover soccer Greyson Frye chases down East Lincolnâ€™s Garrett Reavis during Mondayâ€™s home and conference opener at Gurley Stadium. Behind Alan Espirillaâ€™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.
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.
Sharman Odom, accused killer of Maggie Daniels, made a short appearance in court Monday morning where he learned that the death penalty will remain on the table.
Prosecutors said there were two aggravating gactors, making the case a capital case.
Of Odom is convicted a post-trial hearing will decide his sentencing â€” life in prison or death row.