The O-N-E morning read: Wednesday, Nov. 2

Newton-Conover's volleyball team is bound for the North Carolina 2A State Championship game!

Catawba County residents shared their views with North Carolina's house speaker on Tuesday and school board candidates are sharing their ideas for Newton-Conover City Schools.

Details from these stories and more is available for readers of The Observer News Enterprise's Wednesday print and online editions.

SPORTS: Newton-Conover High School's Lady Red Devils volleyball team is on the way to state championship game. Details of the team's win over North Surry are available in The O-N-E. Look for PICTURES on our Facebook page. LRD plays for the championship on Saturday, 7:30 p.m. in Raleigh.

• "The Mad Hatters" of Mt. Zion Lutheran Church have knitted and donated 225 hats to The Corner Soup Table in Newton. Learn more about their handiwork in The O-N-E.

• PRINT EXCLUSIVE: Candidates for Newton-Conover City Schools share their insight on the school system. Catawba County 4-Hers raise money for ECCCM. Newton-Conover quarterback Kevin Cline wins the Coca Cola Golden Helmet award.

• N.C. House Speaker Thom Tillis visits Catawba County during his statewide listening tour.

CRIME: Visit "Local News" on for a list of recent police reports.

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