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June 18th, 2014

National Day of Making

June 18, 2014

Conover Mayor Lee E. Moritz, Jr. was one of only 20 mayors across the nation invited to join President Barack Obama on June 18 for the first-ever Maker Faire at the White House. Mayor Moritz also joined a policy discussion with senior Obama Administration officials to discuss support for manufacturing communities on economic, infrastructure and community revitalization.

Vehicle chase ends with brush fire

June 18, 2014

A stolen truck was spotted by a citizen on Moss Farm Road around noon on Wednesday.

Upon arrival at the reported location, deputies saw the truck pulling out onto Hwy. 127 and heading south, according to Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid.

Car splits utility pole

June 18, 2014

A two-vehicle wreck shut down Settlemeyer Bridge Road in Newton shortly after noon on Wednesday.

Newton Fire, Police and NC State Highway Patrol (NCSHP) responded to a vehicle that was laying on its roof after striking a utility pole near the bridge.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

June 18, 2014

Mr. James Harold Martin, age 89, of Lincolnton, died on Monday, June 16, 2014. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at Warlick Funeral Home.

Bobbie Cornwell Spake, age 87, passed away Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at Brian Center Health and Retirement in Lincolnton. Burial will be at the Maiden City Cemetery.

The woman of the post

June 18, 2014

When the American Legion Post 48 members gather for their weekly meeting, one person stands out within the crowd. That person is Pam Lytton ? the only female member of the post.

“Whenever I first started and was the only female going to the post regularly, some of my peers would disagree with that,” Lytton said. “But they’ve come around. That’s something that amazes me.”

The more things change, the more they stay the same

June 18, 2014

Citizens of Newton voiced their opinions to city council on how they feel about the new budget.

During Tuesday’s Newton City Council meeting, a public hearing was schedule on the agenda allowing citizens of Newton to let the council know how they on the budget.

Hometown treatment

June 18, 2014

Before a jam-packed crowd of 3,753 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium, Hunter Harvey made his long-awaited return home to Catawba County.

The Bandys grad and current Delmarva Shorebirds pitcher allowed one hit, one walk and no runs in his one-inning starting appearance at the 2014 South Atlantic League All-Star Game.

June 17th

Hunter Harvey returns to Catawba County an All-Star

June 17, 2014

Before a jam-packed crowd of 3,753 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium, Hunter Harvey made his long-awaited return home to Catawba County.

The Bandys grad and current Delmarva Shorebirds pitcher allowed one hit, one walk and no runs in his one-inning starting appearance at the 2014 South Atlantic League All-Star Game.

North, South play into extras; Game ends in 4-4 tie

June 17, 2014

There was no champion in the 2014 South Atlantic League All-Star Game at L.P. Frans Stadium on Tuesday.

Playing into the 10th inning, the North and South All-Stars finished tied 4-4 in the contest.

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.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

June 17, 2014

John W. Caldwell, Jr., 89, died peacefully surrounded by his loving family on June 13, 2014. The Caldwell family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.

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