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February 2nd, 2015

Andrea Stinson joining the N.C. Sports Hall of Fame

February 2, 2015

Newton-Conover girls basketball coach Andrea Stinson already has an impressive list of accomplishments in her athletic career.

From basketball standout at N.C. State University to ACC Player of the Year to WNBA standout, there’s not much that Stinson didn’t achieve during her athletic career.

PREP WRESTLING: Dual team brackets released

February 2, 2015

Below is a look at first- and second-round match ups in the state 2A and 3A dual team wrestling state tournament:

2A brackets
No. 2 R-S Central (10-3) vs. No. 1 Newton-Conover (38-3) - at West Caldwell H.S., 6 p.m. Tuesday
**winner meets either No. 1 Brevard (12-14) or wild card West Caldwell (27-14) immediately after**

3A brackets

January 30th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's prep scoreboard

January 30, 2015

Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:

Girls basketball
Bandys 54, Lincolnton 31
Bunker Hill 56, East Lincoln 53
Hibriten 48, Fred T. Foard 35
Hickory 59, South Caldwell 25
Maiden 55, West Caldwell 44 (from Thursday)
Newton-Conover 60, West Lincoln 36
Patton 61, St. Stephens 59

Boys basketball

Saturday, January 31, 2015

January 30, 2015

Wanda Leatherman Sherrill Lewis, 79, of Newton went to be with the Lord and many loved ones on Jan 28, 2015. The Lewis family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.

Lincolnton Teen Missing

January 30, 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.

A Musical Champion

January 30, 2015

Wesley Curtis, 35, of Hickory, is a winner.

Curtis recently topped out the Green Room Theater’s So You Think You’ve Got Talent competition, but his first place achievement came as a shock.

“It seemed like a dream for just a second,” Curtis said. “It really didn’t sink in.”

2015 Municipal Elections: Stedman to run again, Readling tired of ‘hell’, Smyre undecided

January 30, 2015

The 2015 seats up for election include several local mayors.

Newton’s Anne Stedman, Maiden’s Bob Smyre and Catawba’s Vance Readling have expiring terms this election.

Stedman, who is serving the final year of her first term as Newton’s mayor, is definitely planning to file in July.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 5 Super Bowl Facts That Will Change The Way You Watch

January 30, 2015

Friday, January 30, 2015

January 30, 2015

Christopher Grady Longworth. The Longworth family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Conover.

Wanda Leatherman Sherrill Lewis, 79, of Newton went to be with the Lord and many loved ones on Jan 28, 2015. The Lewis family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.

O-N-E Welcomes New Intern

January 30, 2015

“You’re in,” 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.

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