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May 7th, 2015

Are new monuments on the way?

May 7, 2015

Read more in the Thursday edition of the Observer News Enterprise.

Newton presents new budget

May 7, 2015

Proposed budget includes water, sewer and property tax increases
Read more in the Thursday edition of the Observer News Enterprise

May 6th

Updated tournament brackets for baseball, softball

May 6, 2015

Below is a look at the semifinals and finals of the conference baseball and softball tournaments involving Catawba County teams:

Southern District 7 Athletic 2A baseball

Semifinals (at Hickory American Legion Fairgrounds)
Bunker Hill (18-6) vs. West Lincoln (14-7), 5 p.m. tonight
East Lincoln (18-5) vs. Newton-Conover (10-11), 7 p.m. tonight


May 6, 2015

The Newton Police Station was located on East 2nd Street where the current Catawba Masonic Lodge is located?

May 5th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's sports scoreboard

May 5, 2015

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

SD-7 baseball first round
No. 1 East Lincoln 7, No. 8 Bandys 5
No. 2 Bunker Hill 12, No. 7 Lincolnton 2
No. 5 Newton-Conover 9, No. 4 Maiden 3
No. 3 West Lincoln 10, No. 6 West Caldwell 9

SD-7 softball first round
No. 1 West Lincoln 15, No. 8 Newton-Conover 0


May 5, 2015

Read more of Rice's award in the Wednesday edition of the O-N-E


May 5, 2015

Catawba Valley Community College recently recognized the fifth graduating class of its annual Student Leadership Academy.

Students selected for the academy in fall 2014 received their certificates of completion at a special Student Leadership Symposium held at the Crowne Plaza in Hickory.

More deer expected in backyards, by roads in NC

May 5, 2015

North Carolina (AP) — Residents in North Carolina can expect more deer visiting flower beds, dining in vegetable gardens and wandering along roads this spring and summer.

The Citizen-Times of Asheville reports ( ) that 18 percent fewer white-tailed deer were harvested by hunters in North Carolina last deer season than the year before.

Dumb Crook of the Day

May 5, 2015

Georgetown, S.C. — Man grows marijuana 50 yards from Police Department

A 20-year-old is facing multiple charges after marijuana plants police say he was growing were found about 50 yards from the Georgetown, South Carolina City Police Department.

Weekly What's up

May 5, 2015

All May
Recycling Event
RockTenn in Conover is hosting a recycling event by collecting aluminum drink cans until the end of May. All proceeds will be donated to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Donations accepted at RockTenn on 3rd Street SE in Conover. For any questions, call 464-5560.
Art Reception

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