The O-N-E morning read: Friday, Nov. 4

Catawba County leaders say a state ranking system for determining how counties receive economic incentives hurts some counties' abilities to secure them.

Conover City Council candidates share why they are running and why you should give them your vote.

Adam Baker's case in Caldwell County is continued and may go to a grand jury.

The Newton-Conover Red Devils volleyball team aims for the program's first state championship Saturday in Raleigh. Players believe they may have already passed their toughest test in getting to the title game.

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The O-N-E provides capsules for your Catawba County football teams' first-round playoff games in a PRINT EXCLUSIVE.

MORE FOOTBALL: Several Maiden players have a connection to the past and their opponent, East Rutherford, as the Blue Devils prepare to take on the Cavaliers tonight in playoff action.

The Western Piedmont Symphony's Chamber Orchestra performed Thursday for hundreds of Catawba County students. The O-N-E takes you there with photos exclusive to today's print edition.

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