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September 11, 2014

"I pledge allegiance, to the flag, of the United States of America. . ."

Sept. 11, 2001 started like a normal school day for then 10-year-old Christopher Prescott and his fifth grade classmates at Cornelius Elementary.

"And to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation, under God. . ."

VIDEO: Obamas, Americans Remember Victims of 9/11 Attacks

September 11, 2014

Sept. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg News takes you to the south lawn of the White House and Lower Manhattan as President Barack Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden, and First Lady Michelle Obama join Americans in observance of a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of the 9/11 terror attacks 13 years ago today.

September 10th

'Hyper' Drive: freshman’s header leads to N-C win

September 10, 2014

As the clock wound down to just under a minute in Wednesday’s SD-7 soccer match up between Newton-Conover and Bandys, the contest appeared to be heading for overtime.

Receiving a crossing pass from teammate Alex Tenjhay with just 43 seconds left, the Red Devils’ Aldayr Ozuna needed to capitalize.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's sports scores

September 10, 2014

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

Volleyball
Hickory 3, Fred T. Foard 0
St. Stephens 3, South Caldwell 1
West Lincoln 3, Bandys 0

Boys soccer
Fred T. Foard 5, Hickory 3 (OT)
Maiden 4, Bunker Hill 2
Newton-Conover 2, Bandys 1

Girls tennis
St. Stephens 6, South Caldwell 3

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

September 10, 2014

Marvin David Hutson 87, of Lincolnton passed away Monday, September 8, 2014 at his residence with his family by his side. The Hutson family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton.

Conover police are ‘Champions’

September 10, 2014

Chief Steve Brewer and the Conover Police Department were recognized on Tuesday during the 12th Annual Greater Hickory Kia Classic Media Day.

Brewer and his department were presented with the Champions Award for their service during the tournament’s 12 years.

May robbery suspect arrested

September 10, 2014

On Thursday, May 8 at approximately 11:30 p.m. the Kangaroo convenience store at 334 20th Street, Newton was robbed. Monday, the first suspect was identified and arrested.

Brandon Keith Dunning, 29, of 721 West C Street, Newton was arrested and charged with felony robbery with a dangerous weapon, according to Newton police.

Newton man seeks 20,000 votes

September 10, 2014

If you’ve driven down North College Avenue, you’ve seen his name. It’s plastered along the small commercial space right next to Callahan’s CafĂ©.

The sign on the front of the building reads “Ed Ide” in large, black, bold letters. Ide is running for Catawba County Commissioner as a write-in candidate, and the spot with the sign is his headquarters.

Remembering 9-11 in Catawba County

September 10, 2014

The morning of Sept. 11, 2001 left citizens across the country in shock as they watched two planes crash in to the World Trade Centers in New York City. Thousands of citizens, fire fighters, police officers and visitors los their lives during these terrorist attacks on American soil.

September 9th

'Gentleman's champion:' Allen set to defend title

September 9, 2014

Michael Allen was described as a “gentleman’s champion” at Tuesday’s Greater Hickory Kia Classic Media Day.

In a little more than a month, Allen will defend his GHKC championship during the tournament’s 12th annual event.

To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

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