April 4th, 2012
Holy Week services continue today with Maundy Thursday gatherings throughout Catawba County. The following churches submitted Thursday, Friday and Sunday special service times to The O-N-E.
RALEIGH â€” A North Carolina panel with a unique function determined Wednesday that a man convicted of a rape 25 years ago should get a chance at freedom, thanks largely to fingerprints on bananas.
After learning Wednesday that longtime Newton-Conover head football coach Nick Bazzle is leaving for Alexander County, education leaders reflected on the Red Devils leader as a great coach and a great friend.
Two Catawba County residents were arrested in Boone this week after stealing goods from five different stores in town.
Boone police say two men from the Conover area stole $3,700 worth of merchandise from several drug and department stores, including CVC Pharmacy, Walgreens, Harris Teeter, Rite-Aid and Food Lion.
Nick Bazzle is leaving the high school he led to a state football championship during a 24-year tenure.
While most Conover businesses were closed Monday night, Conover City Council approved a move that will significantly increase the cost of doing retail business.
Finishing second in their division two years ago and winning it last season, the Hickory Crawdads are ready to compete for a South Atlantic League championship when their season starts Thursday in Kannapolis.
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.
Alexander Central High School expects to have a new head football coach after a board of education meeting Wednesday.
Alexander Central High School Principal Doug Rhoney told The O-N-E on Monday that the three finalists for the position include Newton-Conover High School head football coach Nick Bazzle.
HIckory won its third-straight Northwestern conference golf match on Tuesday at Catawba Springs.
The Red Tornadoes tallied a team score of 312, which was two shots better than second-place Hibriten.
St. Stephens finished tied for third with Alexander Central. Both squads carded a team score of 331.
Fred T. Foard finished last with a score of 353.
Apple has filed plans with the N.C. Utilities Commission to build what is being touted as the nation's largest private fuel cell energy project, a silent power plant that will generate electricity from hydrogen.