June 3rd, 2013
The Hickory Tavern Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution recently awarded the Gwendolyn Bost Sherrill Scholarship to Morgan Huffman, salutorian at Maiden High School.
To read more of this story, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
The Catawba County Board of Commissioners adopted a budget for the next fiscal year that exceeds 226.2 million dollars Monday morning.
St. Paul United Methodist Church in Newton has been selected as a site to serve “hot” meals to underprivileged youth this summer free of charge.
Hickory suffered its first loss of the season on Friday despite a standout performance from third baseman Zach Jarrett.
Post 48 (3-1,2-1) dropped a 10-8 contest to Burke County Post 21 at Henkel-Alley Field.
No Obituaries were reported at press time
Newton Police are looking for an armed suspect from a robbery and need your help in locating him.
Police say at 9:34 p.m. Wednesday night, they received a 911 call from the CVS Drugstore at 36 Northwest Boulevard, Newton. An employee informed the police they had just been robbed.
A quite street in Newton was just the opposite Thursday afternoon when a domestic situation spilled out into the neighborhood.
Newton Police officers were summoned shortly after 5 p.m., to a residence at 109 West Herman St., when a female called, stating that her boyfriend had assaulted her and was running through the neighborhood chasing people with a baseball bat.
Renwood Mills, Newton’s newest major industrial company and successor to the 78-year-old Midstate Mills grain milling operation, is saying “Hello” to the community with one of the popular Biscuit Day giveaways on Courthouse Square next week.
John Flint Moore, 53, of Hickory died Monday, May 27, 2013 at Frye Regional Medical Center. The funeral will be 4 p.m., Sunday, June 2, at Horror Fields, Sawmills.
Carol Irene Taylor Webster, 70, of Conover died Monday May 13, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice.
The city of Newton plans to welcome new business Carolina Vines located at 19 N. College Ave., to the downtown area at noon today with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
The event also serves as Carolina Vines’ grand opening.