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Does a good health score mean a clean restaurant? In the wake of an illness outbreak among a seafood restaurantâ€™s patrons, some are residents have questions.
Vote in The O-N-E online reader poll and share your thoughts: www.observernewsonline.com/content/high-sanitation-ratings-clean-restaurant.
A Newton man serving a life sentence for raping a woman near Newton in 1990 will soon be back on the streets when he is paroled in 2014.
Meanwhile from todayâ€™s police reports, a pair of brothers, kidnapped, robbed and beat a man, but they couldnâ€™t get away from police.
More details in the Friday edition of The O-N-E, and well as the story of middle school students who are spending lunch periods learning life lessons thanks to mentors.
Also featured in The O-N-E:
â€˘Â The O-N-E first reported N.C. Gov. Bev Perdueâ€™s decision to forego re-election Thursday morning. Get exclusive breaking news information from The O-N-E via Twitter, @TheONENews. Friend us on Facebook and get updates every time our website is updated throughout the day.
â€˘Â Mixed Martial Arts competition is coming to Hickory. Get details in sports: www.observernewsonline.com/content/mma-event-returns-hickory-february.
â€˘Â Want to win $50 just by predicting what will happen in the big game next weekend? Guess what will happen when pro football crowns its champion and you could win $50 in the Super Pigskin Picks contest.
â€˘Â See PERSPECTIVES for N.C. Gov. Bev Perdueâ€™s statement explaining her decision to step out of the gubernatorial race. Other elected officials share their opinions about Perdue, too.
â€˘Â Members of Catawba Countyâ€™s Republican Womenâ€™s Club welcomed home U.S. military members from their service in Afghanistan and Iraq. See their photo and details in The O-N-E.
â€˘Â Rotary Club is offering $35,000 in scholarship money to area students. Find out how to apply.
â€˘Â HEALTH: Staying active can help fight heat disease and an upcoming workshop focuses on providing care for elders.