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December 30th

State Cinema: Take Two

December 30, 2014

The familiar smell of popcorn and excited whispers of movie-goers filled the air at the State Cinema in Newton once again for their re-opening on Saturday, Dec. 27.

The theater, which has been a part of downtown Newton since 1937, abruptly closed its doors on Oct. 16.

December 29th

Schools donate to HSCC

December 29, 2014

Collin Barrett’s class at University Christian High School organized an Angel Tree to benefit the Humane Society of Catawba County. Students from the class dropped off food, blankets and a stack of gift cards for any future urgent needs to the shelters on the Friday before Christmas.

Tossing out the tree for free

December 29, 2014

Wondering what you'll do with your Christmas trees and other natural decorations after the holiday season is over? Catawba County's Landfill staff, in cooperation with Republic Services, has an answer for you.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: The Best Tips and Tricks for Christmas Leftovers

December 29, 2014

When the holiday celebration is over you don't have to let the good taste go to waste! There are a few creative ways to recreate new tasty dishes with remaining food. Here are some tips and tricks to makeover holiday leftovers.

December 22nd

Maiden Police provides meals

December 22, 2014

Maiden Police Department launched their R U OK program this year as a way to better serve the elderly population of the community.

Lt. Donna Hartman is heading up the program and worked to expand it for the holiday season, delivering meals to the 22 clients the program serves.

Catawba County searches for felon

December 22, 2014

At approximately 4:30 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, a manhunt broke out in the Maiden area.

The hunt began with a car chase that lasted about 10 minutes that started when Catawba County authorities spotted Jeffery Tucker driving through Maiden.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Good Things - Unforgettable Holiday Cookie

December 22, 2014

’Tis the season for best-in-show desserts, and a batch of homemade cookies is the perfect holiday gift for the friends, neighbors, and schoolteachers in our lives. Sandwich walnut cookies, allergy-friendly molasses cookies, and sparkling vanilla sandwich cookies will do the trick for all your cookie-giving needs.

December 18th

IRS scam hits Catawba County once again

December 18, 2014

If you've ever gotten a call from the IRS demanding money, you're not the only one.

Recently, local citizens who wished to remain anonymous told the O-N-E that they had seen the calls flooding in as well.

There's no need to be alarmed though.

Carolinas politicians get payouts from broker

December 18, 2014

Soon after taking office, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory and U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina accepted six-figure stock payouts from an online mortgage broker accused by regulators of deceiving its customers.

To read more of this story, pick up the Thursday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

Hwy. 10 wreck kills power at Startown

December 18, 2014

At approximately 8:15 a.m. on Wednesday, an SUV travelling on Hwy. 10 near the Startown community ran off the road, striking a power pole. The pole landed on top of the vehicle. As a result of the accident, Startown Elementary School and surrounding area was without power for several hours. Power was restored around noon, according to several residents in the area.

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