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BREAKING: Bomb threat at Conover Walmart

May 26, 2015

Around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Conover Walmart was evacuated due to a reported bomb threat, officials said.

Traffic was re-routed from the store, and no one was allowed to enter the parking lot or nearby businesses.

To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

Community Calendar of Events

May 26, 2015

All May
Recycling Event
RockTenn in Conover is hosting a recycling event by collecting aluminum drink cans until the end of May. All proceeds will be donated to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Donations accepted at RockTenn on 3rd Street SE in Conover. For any questions, call 464-5560.
Art Reception

Memorial Day service in Maiden

May 26, 2015

First United Methodist Church in Maiden honors veterans Sunday morning.
Read more in the Tuesday edition of the O-N-E

Newton remembers the fallen

May 26, 2015

Eastview Cemetery holds Memorial Day service.
Read more in the Tuesday edition of the O-N-E.

N-CHS students carry on Daniels' legacy

May 26, 2015

Three Newton-Conover High School students receive scholarships in honor of Maggie Daniels.
Read more in the weekend edition of the O-N-E

Catawba native Isaac in NASCAR HOF

May 26, 2015

Bobby Isaac is named 2016 NASCAR HOF inductee.
Read more in the weekend edition of the O-N-E

VIDEO: Homemade Basic BBQ Sauce

May 22, 2015

Amp up your next barbecue with your own, homemade BBQ sauce. This recipe pairs perfectly with all your go to favorites from ribs to chicken.

Grilling the perfect burger

May 22, 2015

Could any food be as simplistic and delicious at the same time as a patty of beef on top of a crusty bun, served with lettuce, tomato and your choice of condiments? Burgers are the go-to item for barbecues, campouts, fast-food meals, and late night trips to the diner.
A juicy burger can satisfy so many cravings in one sitting.

VIDEO: David Letterman Says Goodbye to the "Late Show"

May 21, 2015

Letterman has a star-studded finale

New projects planned for N-CHS

May 21, 2015

Upgrades include new bleachers and bathrooms at the stadium
Read more in the Thursday edition of the O-N-E.

Designed to save lives

May 21, 2015

N-CHS graduate creates Halo Smoke Alarm
Read more in the Thursday edition of the O-N-E.

Designed to save lives

May 21, 2015

N-CHS graduate creates Halo Smoke Alarm
Read more in the Thursday edition of the O-N-E.

County unveils proposed budget

May 20, 2015

New budget has tax hikes.
Read more in the Wednesday edition of the O-N-E

Goat thieves in Maiden?

May 20, 2015

Read more in the Wednesday edition of the O-N-E

4-year-old recovering after dog attack

May 20, 2015

Read more in the Wednesday edition of the O-N-E

Below is a look at Tuesday's American Legion baseball scores involving teams from Catawba County:...
A California boy with a dream of being a race car driver, Matt DiBenedetto’s road to the NASCAR...
The Hickory Sportsman’s Club welcomed Ole Miss quarterback Archie Manning for its bi-annual meeting...

 

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