The O-N-E Morning Read: Tuesday, Jan. 17

Catawba County commemorates the life and lessons of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and The O-N-E delivers the details in the Tuesday edition.

In Newton, elected officials are at odds with the city’s planning commission when it comes to temporary signs advertising businesses and fundraisers. City council will make a decision on policy changes tonight.

Alarm bells are ringing in Conover thanks to a grant that delivers carbon monoxide detectors to city residents. Citizens in Newton, Conover and Hickory can get free carbon monoxide alarms - find out how in the Tuesday O-N-E.

Maiden High School is narrowing down its search for a head football coach. Find out about some of the possible contenders in ONLY in The O-N-E:

In other news from The O-N-E’s Tuesday print and online editions.

After a a horrifying accident three months ago, Bandys High junior Jackson Gilliam is back on his feet and ready to get back on the ball field.

Are racism and discrimination still a problem in Catawba County? Vote in the reader poll: •

• See live footage of an explosion on the crashed Italian cruise ship and a wrap-up from Monday night’s South Carolina debate in The O-N-E’s AP online video network feed.

• River Bend’s Beta Club collected more than 2,000 books for children in need. See the story and students pictures in Tuesday’s O-N-E.

• Wednesday night’s severe weather brought stirred recent memories for O-N-E sports editor Cody Dalton. Read his reflections on perspectives, along with the latest tragic details on a teen drunk driver claiming an innocent life.

• Funds are available for Catawba County residents who need help paying for car repair or insurance.

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