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Catawba County is getting its first roundabout outside Newton-Conover City Schoolsâ€™ new middle school. Find out why and how to navigate the new traffic circle only in the Thursday edition of The O-N-E.
Closure of Conoverâ€™s USPS mail processing facility has been put on hold - for now. The O-N-E reports this morning that the plant wonâ€™t close until May more details in the print editions and online, www.observernewsonline.com.
In other news, Catawba Valley Community College now operates the Champions of Education, the non-profit organization strives to help education by fostering partnerships with the areaâ€™s business community. Putting those pieces together is a big part of solving the prosperity puzzle, leaders say. See more online: www.observernewsonline.com/content/prosperity-puzzle.
More inside the Thursday edition of The O-N-E:
â€˘Â OUTLOOK features the newest look at some of the countyâ€™s oldest memories, thanks to a new book produced by Conover resident Don Barker.
â€˘Â Newton-Conover City Schools are adjusting to diversity.
â€˘Â The O-N-E reports from the pool - Find out how Newton-Conover, Bandys fared in a Valdese swim meet. Complete results online: www.observernewsonline.com/sports
â€˘Â Maiden grad and Davidson stand-out has been selected to the Davidson hall of fame.
Conoverâ€™s Jerry Phillippi was recognized for earning his Eagle Award - 55 years after he received it. See his photo and read his story on the Your News page. Also in YN, Maiden announces its firefighter of the year.
â€˘Â Outlook editor Barbara Burns explores the deeper meanings of Advent on the perspectives page, where U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry said his vote for a Republican measure will cut middle class taxes, while extending unemployment benefits and cut government spending. The bill approved Tuesday will also give the green light to a 1,700-mile oil pipeline.
See The O-N-Eâ€™s Thursday edition for comics, classifieds obituaries and community news, and visit www.observernewsonline.com for updates as news breaks throughout the day.