The O-N-E Morning Read: Tuesday, Dec. 6

The colors of the holiday season are on full display in greenhouses throughout the Catawba County Schools system - and they’re on display in The O-N-E, too.

Be sure to get a copy of the Tuesday O-N-E for photos and stories about area high school students’ efforts to grow poinsettias - and their experience. Readers will also find out how to support this learning initiative - while adding holiday color to their homes - in The O-N-E’s coverage online,

In Newton, police have released more details about the drunk driver who crashed his car into a “Booze it and Lose it” checkpoint during the weekend. Complete details and photos in The O-N-E.

Meanwhile, a sewer project that will benefit three county schools is flowing smoothly in Catawba County.

Other news featured in The O-N-E’s Tuesday print and online editions:

• SPORTS: Newton-Conover falls to Hickory in boys and girls hoops action. See the complete stories online at


• The Catawba County Meals on Wheels open house is today, 4-6:30 p.m. at Senior Nutrition Services, 507 Boundary Street in Conover.

• A new scholarship has been created at Catawba Valley Community College thanks to 7X24 Exchange.

• St. Stephens Lutheran School hired a news coordinator for admissions.

• Who won this year’s Pigskin Picks competition among advertisers? Find out in The O-N-E.

• SPORTS: St. Stephens wrestler Ian Martin won top honors at the Indian Classic, while seven Newton-Conover’s wrestlers earned championships in the tournament.

See The O-N-E print edition for comics, classifieds, obituaries and more, and visit for news updates throughout the day.