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December 19th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's prep scoreboard

December 20, 2014

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

Girls basketball
Bandys 72, Lincolnton 35
Bunker Hill 52, East Lincoln 42
Hickory 57, Freedom 53
Maiden 62, West Caldwell 58
Newton-Conover 52, West Lincoln 38
St. Stephens 35, Hibriten 29
Watauga 49, Fred T. Foard 27

Boys basketball
East Lincoln 73, Bunker Hill 62

December 18th

BREAKING: Classic not returning to Champions Tour

December 18, 2014

The Greater Hickory Kia Classic golf tournament won't be returning for a 13th year on the Champions Tour.

The PGA released the 2015 schedule for the Champions Tour on Wednesday, which did not include the typical October date for the golf event held annually at Rock Barn Golf & Spa in Conover since 2003.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

December 18, 2014

Patrick Wayne Bumgarner 41 of Newton passed away Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, 828-465-2111

IRS scam hits Catawba County once again

December 18, 2014

If you've ever gotten a call from the IRS demanding money, you're not the only one.

Recently, local citizens who wished to remain anonymous told the O-N-E that they had seen the calls flooding in as well.

There's no need to be alarmed though.

Carolinas politicians get payouts from broker

December 18, 2014

Soon after taking office, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory and U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina accepted six-figure stock payouts from an online mortgage broker accused by regulators of deceiving its customers.

To read more of this story, pick up the Thursday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

Hwy. 10 wreck kills power at Startown

December 18, 2014

At approximately 8:15 a.m. on Wednesday, an SUV travelling on Hwy. 10 near the Startown community ran off the road, striking a power pole. The pole landed on top of the vehicle. As a result of the accident, Startown Elementary School and surrounding area was without power for several hours. Power was restored around noon, according to several residents in the area.

December 17th

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Robin Williams was the Most Popular Google Search Term of 2014

December 17, 2014

According to Google, which released a report Tuesday on the top trending terms of the year, the top term overall was "Robin Williams," after the well-known and popular comedian died in August. No. 2 was "World Cup," the global soccer tournament held in Brazil in June. Third on the list was "Ebola," the highly contagious virus.

Christian Ministry

December 17, 2014

For the last 29 years, Susan Brymer has spearheaded Lincolnton’s Christian Ministry, helping feed, clothe and provide financial assistance for hundreds of hurting and impoverished families throughout Lincoln County.

Protecting the Past

December 17, 2014

For nearly two decades, the historical stories, people, artifacts, folklore and traditions of Lincoln County have been the prime passion of one man—a local leader who has made it his mission to preserve and protect the past of one tiny Southern community.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

December 17, 2014

Mrs. Evelyn B. Wanzer, age 94, of Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living Center, Boone, passed away Sunday afternoon, December 14, 2014, at Watauga Medical Center. Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.

Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...
The Greater Hickory Kia Classic golf tournament won't be returning for a 13th year on the Champions...
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...

 

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