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Catawba County leaders are considering plans to merge the countyâs Alchohol Beverage Control office with Alexander Countyâs. 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-Eâs coverage to find out how a biking while intoxicated charge gets dismissed: www.observernewsonline.com/content/bellas-dwi-case-dismissed.
Catawba Countyâs aid agencies are counting the areaâs homeless.
A Hickory man will serve 13 years in jail after pleading guilty to the murder of his roommate in Conover.
The countyâs young scientists are operating calculators with potatoes, and finding out which drinks have the most electrolytes. Find out more about the countyâs annual science far in The O-N-E.
Hickory is in bloom in this weekâs OUTLOOK.
SPORTS: Lenoir-Rhyneâs men win; the ladies lose on the hardwood.
Also featured in Thursdayâs print and online edition of The O-N-E:
â˘Â U.S. Sen. Richard Burr offers his response to President Barack Obamaâs State of the Union, and the Associated Press âfact checksâ the address on PERSPECTIVES.
â˘Â OUTLOOK features the cutest babies and pets.
â˘Â Area churches work to brighten the days of the countyâs homeless.
â˘Â 50 N.C. mayors support N.C. Gov. Bev Perdueâs plans for a temporary sales tax hike.