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October 13th, 2014

VIDEO: Ebola - Everything You Need to Know in 94 Seconds

October 13, 2014

The Diary of Anne Frank

October 13, 2014

The Green Room Community Theatre’s fall production of The Diary of Anne Frankwill continue this weekend, October 17-19 at the Old Post Office Playhouse in Newton. Come experience this moving story of Anne Frank, whose writings from over seventy years ago have impacted millions.

Surviving Together

October 13, 2014

Catherine Peake, 40, was told she only had a few years left to live when she was diagnosed with stage four metastatic breast cancer. She surpassed her five-year mark this August and is still going strong.

October 10th

VIDEO: Best Seasonal Produce for Fall

October 10, 2014

Summer may be over, but there are a few flavorful fruits and veggies that may get you excited for the Fall season! Krystin Goodwin (@Krystingoodwin) has a few of the best harvested produce to inspire you to get cooking this season!

Woman barricades, shoots self

October 10, 2014

A Hickory woman died Thursday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after she barricaded herself in her home and fired shots at officers, according to Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid.

At approximately 11:45 a.m. the Sheriff's Office received a call that a woman was threatening to harm herself. When they arrived at her home, located off 15th Ave. SE, several shots were fired.

Journey of Care

October 10, 2014

Lending a hand to someone can be rewarding, especially when that someone is facing an extremely difficult time. For Catawba Valley Medical Center Patient Navigator Kim Weaver, that has become a part of her day-to-day life.

October 9th

Lott visits LR

October 9, 2014

Four-time Super Bowl winner Ronnie Lott, left, talks with Lenoir-Rhyne Football Head Coach Ian Shields after speaking with the team on Wednesday. Full story on Page 3.

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.

Growing Greatness

October 9, 2014

Melissa Early is not your typical young adult. While other young women seem to be interested in celebrity gossip, the latest fashion trends and exercising to wear them, she is trying to stand apart. Early would rather put on a pair of overalls, get into the dirt, and grow something useful. Her goal is to produce healthy vegetables and inspire other young people to do so also.

Candidates Forum

October 9, 2014

A group of candidates running for different positions in North Carolina gathered at the Newton--Conover Auditorium on Thursday for a Candidates Forum leading up to the 2014 General Election.

Candidates for Catawba County Board of Commissioners Kitty Barnes (R), Randy Ishenhower (R), Sherry Butler (R), Charlotte Williams (D), and write-in candidate Ed Ide were in attendance.

October 8th

Back to her Roots

October 8, 2014

Discovery High School rolled out the red carpet on Monday for a special guest speaker — Pauletta Pearson Washington.

Washington is a Newton native who studied music and built a career in Hollywood as an actress. She is known for her work in “Wilma”, “Beloved”, and “The Watsons Go to Birmingham.” She married Denzel in 1983.

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The honors continue to roll in for the Newton-Conover boys soccer program. Fresh off their 2-0 win...


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