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The city of Conover is part of ajoint initiative across the county working to keep cities safe.
The Catawba County Safe Communities Initiative is a partnership between eight law enforcement agencies which started in 2010.
â€śOur main focus and agenda is to reduce violence,â€ť said Coordinator Charles Mackie at Mondayâ€™s City Council Meeting.
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.