June 22nd, 2012
Leonard “Cooter” Wayne Little, 69, of Conover, passed away on Thursday, June 21, 2012, at his residence. The Little family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation in Conover.
Catawba County's biodiesel research facility officially opened almost a year ago, but one county leader is opposed to spending any more tax dollars on the facility.
This year’s annual meeting of the Catawba County Historical Association is “Going to the Dogs.”
The jobless rate is up not just for Catawba County, but the entire Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton region.
While the unemployment rates are up and still above 10 percent, information released by the state's department of commerce revealed the jobless rates are still well below those issued for the same time last year.
The Hickory Crawdads opened the second half of their season Thursday with a 6-3 victory against the Greensboro Grasshoppers at L.P. Frans Stadium
To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Hickory Post 48 has cancelled two its final seven games on the schedule with Caldwell County Post 29.
Hickory, 12-2 overall, 9-1 in the Area IV Western Division, was scheduled to take on Caldwell County twice â€” June 23 at Henkel-Alley Field in Hickory and June 27 at M.S. Deal Stadium in Caldwell County.
BELLEFONTE, Pa. â€” Lawyers for one of Jerry Sandusky's adopted sons said the man has told authorities the former Penn State assistant football coach abused him.
The lawyers issued a statement Thursday naming Matt Sandusky, one of Jerry Sandusky's six adopted children, and saying that the 33-year-old had been prepared to testify on behalf of prosecutors at his father's sex abuse trial.
Simply owning a big telescope doesn’t make someone an astronomer or even an observer. This bit of sage advice is from Jeff Whisenant, a member of Catawba Valley Astronomy Club and a contributing columnist for Outlook.
N.C. 10 was closed for several hours Thursday morning when a tractor-trailer truck overturned and spilled about 20 tons of corn along the roadway west of Catawba's town limits.
Two men face murder charges after a Wednesday night shooting that left one man dead and another seriously injured in the Vale area.