Zahra Baker’s father has left the United States, and he took remains of his murdered daughter with him.
Details on Adam Baker’s departure from the nation are in the Tuesday print and online editions of The O-N-E.
Maiden’s High’s former band director pleads guilty to taking indecent liberties with a student. He’ll serve two years probation and spend 30 years as a registered sex offender.
There’s GOOD NEWS in Tuesday’s edition of The O-N-E, too.
Donors delivered on Bandys High wishes for laptops, nooks and iPods.
A wide variety of programs are planned for Black History Month in Catawba County’s library in Newton.
• 31 county wrestlers have earned state rankings.
• Hickory Crawdads reflect on 20 years of ‘Dads history during Hot Stove. Read about memories from the team’s first manager.
• FREE MONEY!! Win $50 in The O-N-E’s “Super Pigskin Picks" contest, and see the Roundball Picks page for a chance to win more money - IF you can pick the winners.
• Eighth-graders and their parents can learn more about Challenger Early College High School during informational meetings planned this week and next.
• The O-N-E Sports Editor Cody Dalton offers a “Super” suggestion: A Super Bowl holiday. Read his thoughts on PERSPECTIVES along with Democrats’ response to Perdue stepping out of the governor’s race.
• The cast is set for The Green Room Community Theater’s “Alice in Wonderland” production.
• Find out what sports are on tap for this week in the sports calendar: www.observernewsonline.com/content/catawba-county-sports-week-3 .
• Are sanitation ratings an accurate indicator of restaurant cleanliness? Vote in The O-N-E Reader Poll: www.observernewsonline.com .