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January 20th, 2015

Newton man convicted in Burke Co. Court

January 20, 2015

Dustin Wayne Sanders, 26, of Newton, pleaded guilty to robbery with a dangerous weapon in Burke County Superior Court Tuesday, Jan. 13.

Sanders was given an active sentence of four to six years by the Honorable Robert C. Ervin, Superior Court Judge from Morganton.

Marching on MLK Day

January 20, 2015

"I have been called negro, colored, afro american, african-american, black American, and I have been just plain black," Dr. Michael Wimberly said during Monday's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Celebration at the 1924 Courthouse in Newton.

January 19th

Story growing in first season with Lady Mountaineers

January 19, 2015

A year removed from suiting up for the Bandys girls basketball team, Madi Story is making strides in her first season with the Appalachian State women’s basketball program.

Coming from the prep basketball scene, Story has been adapting to playing at the Division I level with the Lady Mountaineers.

Pro Football Weekend Recap

January 19, 2015

Sunday 1/18/15
Seattle (14-4) 28 vs
Green Bay (13-5) 22

Saturday, January 17, 2015

January 19, 2015

Roberta Jean Pruitt Lail of Advance NC, passed away January 14, 2015 at home with Galen her son, Jason her grandson and Shelia Carter her friend and caregiver by her side. Online condolences may be made to www.frankvoglerandsons.com.

Historical Association director bids farewell

January 19, 2015

The executive director of the Catawba County Historical Association for the past eight and a half years, Melinda Herzog, has resigned to accept a similar post with the Statesville-based Iredell Museums, according to an announcement today from Sybil Baird Stewart, president of the CCHA.

‘Colorful’ local journalist remembered

January 19, 2015

A former Catawba and Lincoln County reporter and beloved participant in the local amateur wrestling sphere will be laid to rest this weekend.

Public hearing set for Harris Teeter property

January 19, 2015

Word of reconstruction at the site of the former Harris Teeter store — located at the intersection of Northwest Boulevard and West 20th Street — has been fluttering around Catawba County since mid-2014.

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.

January 16th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's prep scoreboard

January 16, 2015

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

Boys basketball
Fred T. Foard 59, South Caldwell 37
Freedom 61, St. Stephens 57
Lincolnton 72, Maiden 69
Newton-Conover 76, Bandys 31
West Caldwell 73, Bunker Hill 45

Girls basketball
Bandys 71, Newton-Conover 43
Bunker Hill 48, West Caldwell 35
Freedom 75, St. Stephens 32

VIDEO OF THE DAY: The Best Diet Tips & Tricks for a Healthy New Year

January 16, 2015

The most common New Year Resolution is to lose weight and get fit. Fitness and nutrition expert John Basedow offers his best diet tips and tricks, including 'smart shopping,' controlling portion size, selecting natural foods, home cooking and packing 'take home plates' when eating out, so you to make this year your best ever.

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