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The â€śqueenâ€ť of Newton-Conover City Schools is leaving her throne.
Friends, students and peers celebrate Melanie Elrodâ€™s decades of service to the school system she has called home for 34 years.
See the story in the Friday print and online editions of The O-N-E.
A Newton man is in jail after using a flashlight to beat his friend during a robbery.
Ex-NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield surrendered to police for felony indictments in Caldwell County.
A man who is missing after a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crash has ties to Catawba County.
A rabid raccoon found in east Newton marks the third case of rabies in 2012, and two dogs were exposed to the infected animal.
â€˘Â A sinkhole at near Hickory High Schoolâ€™s baseball complex means county teamsâ€™ games against the Tornadoes will be played in alternate locations.
â€˘Â Fred T. Foard topped Bandys in softball, 2-1.
â€˘Â Are feral cats a problem in Newton? Vote in The O-N-E online poll: www.observernewsonline.com/content/newton-catastrophe-vote-now
â€˘Â Newton-Conoverâ€™s Red Devils picked up a win over a N.C. top 5 foe. Complete results in the pre notebook: www.observernewsonline.com/content/prep-notebook-red-devils-win-top-five....
â€˘Â Newtonâ€™s Kiwanis Club is planning a chicken dinner fundraiser to support scholarships for area high school students.
â€˘Â Gold medal winner Craig MacFarlane shared his story with students at St. Stephens Lutheran Schools.
â€˘Â Hickory Mayor Rudy Wright is running for the state auditorâ€™s post. See his official campaign announcement on Perspectives, along with O-N-E Editor Matthew Tessnearâ€™s new technology prognosis.