The O-N-E morning read, Weekend edition

The weekend edition of The O-N-E brings news that the city of Newton is being considered for a reality TV show about matchmaking that will air on the Oprah Winfrey Network.

Also related to TV, an auctioneer and storage unit owners say reality television shows have sparked more interest in storage auctions in the area.

Fire officials suggest that residents check their smoke alarms and change their batteries as the time changes this weekend. Remember to set your clocks back an hour Saturday night or Sunday morning. The change happens at 2 a.m. Sunday.

And Adam Baker, father of murdered 10-year-old Zahra, is expected back in court Monday morning in Catawba County on charges of identity theft and obtaining property by false pretenses.

SPORTS: The O-N-E print edition has a wrap-up of all of Friday night's high school football action. Three Catawba County teams advanced, while the seasons ended for three others. Pick up a print copy for more, or check out coverage here on

The sports section also offers a feature on Newton-Conover's football team, which has experienced trials this year following a successful run of three seasons with at least 10 wins each.

The O-N-E brings you all that and more in print and online this weekend.

Also check Saturday night for live updates on the Newton-Conover High School volleyball team's quest for a state championship. Return on Sunday morning for a full report from Raleigh, where the Red Devils take on undefeated Northeastern.