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Catawba County leaders are considering plans to merge the countyâ€™s Alchohol Beverage Control office with Alexander Countyâ€™s. Why? What does that mean?
Details in the Thursday print and online edition of The O-N-E.
After a night-time crash during a summer district attorneys conference at the beach, Assistant District 25 Attorney Eric Bellas was charged with operating a bicycle while intoxicated. This week, charges against him were dismissed in Brunswick County.
See The O-N-Eâ€™s coverage to find out how a biking while intoxicated charge gets dismissed: www.observernewsonline.com/content/bellas-dwi-case-dismissed.
Catawba Countyâ€™s aid agencies are counting the areaâ€™s homeless.
A Hickory man will serve 13 years in jail after pleading guilty to the murder of his roommate in Conover.
The countyâ€™s young scientists are operating calculators with potatoes, and finding out which drinks have the most electrolytes. Find out more about the countyâ€™s annual science far in The O-N-E.
Hickory is in bloom in this weekâ€™s OUTLOOK.
SPORTS: Lenoir-Rhyneâ€™s men win; the ladies lose on the hardwood.
Also featured in Thursdayâ€™s print and online edition of The O-N-E:
â€˘Â U.S. Sen. Richard Burr offers his response to President Barack Obamaâ€™s State of the Union, and the Associated Press â€śfact checksâ€ť the address on PERSPECTIVES.
â€˘Â OUTLOOK features the cutest babies and pets.
â€˘Â Area churches work to brighten the days of the countyâ€™s homeless.
â€˘Â 50 N.C. mayors support N.C. Gov. Bev Perdueâ€™s plans for a temporary sales tax hike.