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The O-N-E Morning Read: Tuesday, Feb. 7

February 7, 2012

Maiden Town Council appointed a new town resident to fill a vacant seat on the elected body.

Details from Maiden leaders’ Monday night meeting only in Tuesday’s print and online editions of The O-N-E.

In Newton, city leaders are investing about $24,000 for improvements to its compost facility after a citation from state inspectors. The decision opposes staff recommendations to close the facility and begin depositing leaves and brush in the county landfill.

A one-time candidate for Catawba County’s district attorney’s office appeared in court on Monday, but his case was delayed. Find out more details about Shawn Clark’s legal battle in The O-N-E.

Neighboring cities Conover and Claremont are looking for ways to work together in hopes of sharing costs and services to better serve citizens.

SPORTS:
• Newton-Conover High School is looking for a new athletic director after Ericia Turner announced her plans to leave for the Alamance-Burlington Schools system.

• Red Devil wrestlers are preparing for a state title run as duals competition begins today. Details in The O-N-E and online: http://www.observernewsonline.com/content/red-devils-gear-another-dual-run.

• A Bandys High swimmer three-peats as conference champion.

ONLINE ONLY:
• Are your plans set for the week: Find out what is going on in Catawba County with the “Things to do Calendar” : http://www.observernewsonline.com/content/catawba-countys-week-ahead-14.

• The O-N-E delivers the week’s sports schedule, which features action in basketball and wrestling: www.observernewsonline.com/content/catawba-county-sports-week-4.

PRINT EXCLUSIVE:
• Judges move the state forward with newly drawn legislative district. Primaries set to go in May, although a court battle over new lines may be ongoing.

• Hickory Public Library is commemorating Black History Month with a play based on Harriet Tubman.

• Catawba Valley Community College is celebrating Black History Month with an event Feb. 28.

• See the complete list of winners from the Catawba County Schools Science Fair.

• Who won The O-N-E’s Super Bowl picks contest? Find out on the Sports page.

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