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Fake money is causing a real problem throughout Catawba County.
Counterfeit $10 and $20 bills are appearing in nearly all of the countyâ€™s municipalities, and some of the funny money is being traced back to high school students.
How do you identify counterfeit bills? More details in the Thursday edition of The O-N-E.
Catawba County is home to 240 of the stateâ€™s sex offenders, and mobile device users can pinpoint exactly where those people live thanks to a new application.
With Valentineâ€™s Day approaching, love is in the air, especially at the Catawba County Register of Deeds office. See OUTLOOK for a spotlight on the â€śmass nuptialsâ€ť tradition at the deeds office and find out more behind the ideas that brought a day of weddings to the countyâ€™s justice center.
â€˘Â Lenoir-Rhyneâ€™s Lady Bears started the softball season with a paid of wins during Wednesdayâ€™s double-header.
â€˘Â Maiden, Foard and St. Stephens picked up football victories, even though the season is long over. Why? Details in The O-N-E.
â€˘Â Cam Newton is the NFLâ€™s top rookie.
â€˘Â Couples prepare to say â€śI doâ€ť at Catawba County Register of Deeds office.
â€˘Â Area theater groups announce casts for new productions, and detail performances for the week ahead.
â€˘Â Find out what is happening on the music, arts and theater scenes with the events calendar.
â€˘Â Lawmakers are going back to Raleigh, but GOP leaders say there wonâ€™t be any votes.
â€˘Â The Carpenter Foundation and Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet donate a new van to Eastern Catawba Cooperative Christian Ministries.
â€˘Â OUTLOOK editor Barbara Burns says Punxsutawney Phil needs to step a aside. Read about her furry weather forecaster in PERSPECTIVES. Also find out how North Carolinaâ€™s congressional delegation fared on the conservation scorecard.
â€˘Â Duke stuns North Carolina with a buzzer-beating victory in Chapel Hill: http://www.observernewsonline.com/content/duke-stuns-north-carolina