The O-N-E Morning Read: Tuesday, Feb. 21

State health officials say an outbreak of illness among diners at Harbor Inn seafood last month is being traced back to tossed salad.

More details in the Tuesday print and online editions of The Observer News Enterprise.

Ex-NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield is back in the news - he’s facing felony indictments for stolen property found at his home.

A 110-pound piece of history has been delivered to Newton-Conover High School. On Monday the school officially dedicated a piece of the World Trade Center destroyed on 9-11.

Newton-Conover Middle School eighth-grader Darvinash Chandra Mohan was one letter away from attending the Scripps National Spelling Bee. He finished fourth in a Charlotte competition that included students from 14 counties in the region.

• Bandys sophomore Madi Story scored 41 to lead the Lady Trojans past Central Davidson in the first round of the high school basketball play-offs.

• Newton-Conover’s Lady Red Devils advanced in the state basketball playoffs. Get complete prep scores in the prep notebook:

• St. Stephens’ boys were defeated in the opening round of state basketball playoffs.

• See The O-N-E’s print edition for a round-up of the weekend wrestling action and which teams and wrestlers will advance to the next round of the state championship tournament.

• Apple confirms its plans for a solar farm in Maiden, and company officials say it will be among the largest in the nation.

• The Daughters of the American Revolutions salute Arndt Middle School teacher Jason Guptill.

• Newton-Conover City Schools’ Dr. David Stegall recently received the Outstanding Young Educator Award.

• N.C. Rep. Patsy Keever is challenging U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry in North Carolina’s 10th Congressional District. See PERSPECTIVES more details and O-N-E sports editor Cody Dalton argument for more inclusive all-conference teams.