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January 30th, 2015
Lincolnton Police are searching for a 15-year-old girl who was reported missing.
Breanna Hoyle was last seen at Lincolnton High School on Jan. 22.
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.
Wesley Curtis, 35, of Hickory, is a winner.
Curtis recently topped out the Green Room Theaterâs So You Think Youâve Got Talent competition, but his first place achievement came as a shock.
âIt seemed like a dream for just a second,â Curtis said. âIt really didnât sink in.â
The 2015 seats up for election include several local mayors.
Newtonâs Anne Stedman, Maidenâs Bob Smyre and Catawbaâs Vance Readling have expiring terms this election.
Stedman, who is serving the final year of her first term as Newtonâs mayor, is definitely planning to file in July.
âYouâre in,â said Jamie Frye, Newton-Conover High School (N-CHS) journalism advisor. That is when my journey at the O-N-E began.
My name is Mikala Banks and as a senior at N-CHS I have been interested in journalism for the past three years.
Starting July 1, 2015, new immunization requirements for school aged children will take effect, as demanded by the North Carolina Commission for Public Health.
The new requirements will effect children born July 1 or later and children entering kindergarten and seventh grade after July 1.
The development of the property at the former Harris Teeter location on Northwest Boulevard in Newton has been a hot topic in the city for several months. In October, council approved a plan that would allow an unnamed tenant to demolish existing structures on the site and build a 41,000 square foot retail space,.....
Answering phones and greeting people made for a good part-time job while then 19-year-old Shaylyn Ladd, of Newton, was just starting school. She enjoyed talking to and getting to know the people of Abernethy Laurels â residents, co-workers and visitors â each day before attending her evening classes.
Greetings and a most very blessed 2015 to all in Newton!
Peering over the edge of Table Rock Mountain, hikers can see straight down the 400-foot drop with no fence protecting them from the edge. For mountain-lover Dr. Charles Dickson, 78, the experience was exhilarating and one heâll never forget.