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November 25th, 2014
The reoccurring detour for Newton-Conover residents is over.
After months of construction, the bridge on Old-Conover-Startown Road that provided a crossing over Clark Creek has been reopened.
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.
If you attended the Bachâs Lunch ânâ Listen at Newton-Conover Auditorium last Friday, you most likely felt like you were able to experience the music of the past. The Keller Family - Lutz, Caroline, Helena and Ingrid - presented an early music program, taking the audience on a historical journey of music.
âWay to go grandma,â a tiny voice yelled from the audience as Sue Bumgarner walked across the stage to graduate from Lenoir-Rhyne University for the second time.
Bumgarner was different than many of the other students graduating from LR's Masters program last year â she was 68 years old.
Who says all your sides have to be savory? Pears, honey, and baked sweet potatoes can go a long way next to stuffing and turkey. Try these recipes for a well-balanced holiday spread.
When a young Mike Oliver spent summers working in the warehouse of his parentsâ company, he never thought heâd be taking it over one day. After finishing his bachelorâs degree in Pre-Med, thatâs exactly what he decided he wanted to do.
Behind the only set of hot pink doors on North Main Avenue, 2 Pink Magnolias takes its home.
The store that is known for supplying anything a girl could possibly want recently moved to its new location in downtown Newton â refurbishing the building that was once home to Epps Printing.
In March of 2013, the first NC Troopers 5k FootChase was held in Conover. About 70 runners participated and $500 was donated to the selected charity.
Members of the Connections program in Newton will be cooking up chili for a good cause at their annual fundraiser on Dec. 3.
A partnership between Catawba County, Catawba County Chamber of Commerce, Catawba Valley Community College, Lenoir-Rhyne University and area businesses has landed three local entrepreneurs with large checks to cash for their business start-ups based out of the Unifour area.
On Nov. 8, against the backdrop of a decorated military transport truck and equipment trailer, the Small Town Main Street-Veterans Garden of Honor (STMS-VGH) Committee hosted its official Groundbreaking Ceremony for a garden tribute to be built in the Town of Catawba to honor military Veterans and their families.