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Pennsylvania groundhog Punxsutawny Phil saw shadows this morning, and heâ€™s predicting six more weeks of winter.
Visit www.observernewsonline.com for more about his prediction and the 126-year tradition started by The O-N-Eâ€™s sister newspaper, The Punxsutawney Spirit.
Claremont leaders are planning for continued growth in the city. Read more about their strategic plan in The O-N-Eâ€™s print and online editions.
Newton is delivering severe weather waring devices to city residents.
Bucâ€™s Cupboard offers free snacks to Catawba Valley Community College students.
OUTLOOK is full of Dino-Might, as the Catawba Valleyâ€™s good news publication delivers a look inside Catawba Science Centerâ€™s dinosaur invasion.
â€˘Â Air Force, UNC-Charlotte, N.C. Central, Fayetteville State, Wingate. Catawba County high school seniors sign letters of intent to attend area colleges and universities; continue football careers.
â€˘Â Lenoir-Rhyne and Appalachian State collect commitments from up-and-coming football players.
â€˘Â Newton-Conover City Schools is welcoming Red Blazer Award nominations.
â€˘Â Catawba Valley Medical centerâ€™s Women in Philanthropy donated $20,000 to the hospitalâ€™s new Oncology Pavilion.
â€˘Â St. Stephens Elementary School hosts breakfast to encourage studentsâ€™ fathers to become â€śAll-Pro Dads.â€ť
â€˘Â Saturday brings an opportunity for county residents to dispose of hazardous waste like paints and electronics. Details on PERSPECTIVE, along with a letter to the editor urging Newton leaders to â€śwake up.â€ť