The O-N-E Morning Read: Dec. 14, 2011

Newton’s newest mayor was installed in office Tuesday night, and moments later, Newton City Council appointed her mayoral challenger to fill her unexpired council term.

Find out all the details in The O-N-E’s Wednesday print and online editions. The O-N-E was first to break the story online and at our Twitter feed, @TheONENews. Follow us to get breaking news tweets every day.

Catawba County Schools leaders are starting their search for a new superintendent. Find out the options they are exploring in The O-N-E on newsstands now.

In other education news, Newton-Conover high school students found out how to get the fast track on jobs. More details in the Wednesday edition of The O-N-E.

If Newton area residents see smoke coming from the old farmer’s market parking lot, don’t call firefighters - they’re already there. Find out why:

Also in Wednesday’s edition of The O-N-E:

• Don’t miss the photo of the week - it is full of holiday color: Speaking of holiday color - The O-N-E wants to see your pictures of your favorite decorated homes in the Hickory Metro. Submit them through The O-N-E photo gallery and share your visions of Christmas cheer with neighbors around the world: You can also email photos to onenews@observernewsonline or post them on our Facebook site.

• The Indians were on the wrestling warpath Tuesday, while the Red Devils dominated the hardwood. See photos in The O-N-E.

• The Claremont Lions celebrate the holidays - see the civic club’s picture only in The O-N-E.

• Newton-Conover High School is sponsoring a luncheon and gifts for families in need. Find out how to help their efforts in The O-N-E.

• See the folks at Newsome Tire who helped fill Angel Tree news on The O-N-E business page, which also announces promotions at Abernethy Laurels.

• Find out about O-N-E writer Nash’s Dunn’s wild holiday partridge chase on the perspectives page as well as the Pastor’s Voice.

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