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Some of the final loose ends in the Zahra Baker saga are finally getting tied up.
Adam Baker is hoping to return to Australia with the remains of the 10-year-old murdered and dismembered Cancer survivor, but before that happens, he is faces 30 days in jail.
Adam quickly resolved felony charges in Catawba County on Thursday, but things werenâ€™t so smooth in Caldwell. Details on his latest court trials are in the Friday edition of The O-N-E.
Meanwhile, in Charlotte, the woman convicted of killing Zahra is facing additional jail time: 20 years for admitting her guilt in distributing more than 50,000 pills over a four-year period. More details on her plea deal in Fridayâ€™s edition of The O-N-E.
The Zahra Baker saga is big, but it isnâ€™t the only news in Catawba County.
The countyâ€™s murder rate neared a 10-year high in 2011.
The quick actions of a man and his son helped save a Maiden home from fire.
And a Mill Creek Middle School student delivered â€ścontroversyâ€ť to collect the county;s spelling bee championship.
Details on these stories and more in Fridayâ€™s O-N-E.
â€˘Â See the NCHS cheerleader who participate in the Capital One Bowl halftime show.
â€˘Â O-N-E Editor Matthew Tessnear admits his weather watching habits, while U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry blasts a presidential recess appointment. More on the Perspectives page.
â€˘Â County teams ready to hit the hardwood tonight. Find out the match-ups in The O-N-E.
â€˘Â NCHS graduate Adrian Poweel has overcome challenges on the college sports level, but he is persevering. Read his story: www.observernewsonline.com/content/former-n-c-star-powell-overcomes-obst....