The O-N-E Morning Read: Thursday, Jan. 19

Crisis was averted on the campus of Catawba Valley Community College, but a lockdown and evacuation of nearly 5,000 people from the school’s two campuses caused a lot of alarm in the Hickory Metro.

The O-N-E delivered news updates online throughout Wednesday’s security threat online at and on Twitter @TheONENews.

Get a wrap-up of the day’s details on the Thursday edition of The O-N-E.

A Newton man led police on a high speed chase to Maiden before he was chased down on foot, cuffed and stuffed in a police car and charged with assaulting his girlfriend, among other things. Details ONLY in The O-N-E.

Bridge repairs are complete – for now – on N.C. 16 near downtown Conover.

Catawba County received a grant that will help low-income households pay for repairs.

Also, don’t miss OUTLOOK in the Thursday print edition of The O-N-E. This week’s edition of the “good” news publication will help you learn when to fold ‘em - and how - as a free origami class is planned in Newton.

Other news featured in Thursday’s print and online editions of The O-N-E.

•St. Stephens’ boys soccer coach is stepping down after two seasons.

• Conference swimmers are getting set to hit the pool for championship meets.

• Wrestling teams from Newton-Conover, Fred T. Foard and St. Stephens are in the top five in this week’s coaches’ poll.

• Area realtor earns GRI designation.

• The Maiden Rosenwald Community Development Corporation held its annual MLK Birthday Commemoration.

• Outlook editor Barbara Burns admits she is hooked on reality - reality TV, that is. Read her story on PERSPECTIVES along with Catawba County Commissioners’ goals for 2012. A reader also asks, “why is the U.S. funding other countries?”

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