The Daily Press http://www.observernewsonline.com http://www.observernewsonline.com/apfeed.xml--1 The Observer News Enterprise | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2015-01-23T19:05:46-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:11896Catawba County welcomes new Cooperative Extension2015-01-23T19:05:46-05:002015-01-23T19:05:46-05:00Copyright 2010 Observer News EnterprisePlace is originally from Kansas City, Mo., where he studied at the University of Missouri at Kansas City towards his Bachelor's of Science Degree in Plant Biological Studies and a Chemistry minor. Place then completed his studies and earned his degree from the University of New Mexico.To read more of this story, pick up the weekend print edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.Catawba County, N.C.Cigi SparksCatawba County welcomes new Cooperative ExtensionObserver News Enterpriseurn:publicid:dailypress.com:11896Change0Usable2015-01-23T19:05:46-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:11895Flying in Catawba County2015-01-23T18:52:46-05:002015-01-23T18:52:46-05:00Copyright 2010 Observer News EnterpriseNumerous reports in 2014 claim that new FAA regulations could require UAV pilots to complete several hours of manned aircraft piloting to earn a license for commercial use of UAV, commonly referred to as drones or quadcopters.To read more of this story, pick up the weekend print edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.Catawba County, N.C.Tiffany FieldsFlying in Catawba CountyObserver News Enterpriseurn:publicid:dailypress.com:11895Change0Usable2015-01-23T18:52:46-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:11894VIDEO OF THE DAY: 2015 'Bad Lip Readings' video spoofs NFL football stars2015-01-23T17:26:32-05:002015-01-23T17:26:32-05:00Copyright 2010 Observer News Enterprise<script type="text/javascript"async src="http://launch.newsinc.com/js/embed.js" id="_nw2e-js"></script>Newton, N.C.No author availableVIDEO OF THE DAY: 2015 'Bad Lip Readings' video spoofs NFL football starsObserver News Enterpriseurn:publicid:dailypress.com:11894Change0Usable2015-01-23T17:26:32-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:11892Pick up your FREE copy of the 2015 Catawba County Fact Book 2015-01-23T10:58:57-05:002015-01-23T10:58:57-05:00Copyright 2010 Observer News EnterpriseThe Observer News Enterprise’s 2015 Fact Book is your one-stop shop for all the information which is germane to your journey through Catawba County.Each year, the Observer News Enterprise publishes its annual “Fact Book,” which showcases all that is Catawba County.Inside this publication you will find all sorts of valuable information — from your local, state and federal government officials to each of the educational systems to legal services to the history of this great county. There is also a guide for local arts and entertainment.Now 172 years old, Catawba County continues to change and evolve. New officials are elected, and businesses come and go. Still, the lineage and great tradition that exists in Catawba County shines through.All of the information in this publication is to help educate people about our area, whether you’ve lived here your whole life or visited for a day. Either way, the “Fact Book” serves as a resource that everyone can use year-round.Not sure who to contact about a specific question? This unique special section will help you find the answer or get you in touch with the right person. Pick up a copy of the 2015 Fact Book at the O-N-E office located at 309 N. College Ave in Newton or call 828-464-0221.Newton, N.C.No author availablePick up your FREE copy of the 2015 Catawba County Fact Book Observer News Enterpriseurn:publicid:dailypress.com:11892Change0Usable2015-01-23T10:58:57-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:11891In My Father’s House to host prayer walk2015-01-23T10:51:21-05:002015-01-23T10:51:21-05:00Copyright 2010 Observer News EnterpriseIvey Robinson, the Chief of Executive Officers for In My Father’s House, is excited about people in this city coming together for fellowship and prayer.“We’ll gather and walk around the square,” Robinson said.Newton, N.C.Leslie EllisIn My Father’s House to host prayer walkObserver News Enterpriseurn:publicid:dailypress.com:11891Change0Usable2015-01-23T10:51:21-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:11890Local business hopes to stay in Newton2015-01-23T10:44:50-05:002015-01-23T10:44:50-05:00Copyright 2010 Observer News Enterprise The Kam family has been renting the space for the 26 years they have been in business. About six years ago — following the closing of Harris Teeter — Kam said her landlord adjusted their lease from a five-year contract to a month-to-month agreement. Now, pending a Newton City Council decision, Kam may be forced to relocate her restaurant. “We love Newton,” Kam said. “We enjoy it here and want to stay here.”To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.Newton, N.C.Tiffany FieldsLocal business hopes to stay in NewtonObserver News Enterpriseurn:publicid:dailypress.com:11890Change0Usable2015-01-23T10:44:50-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:11885Awarded for 442015-01-22T11:33:25-05:002015-01-22T11:33:25-05:00Copyright 2010 Observer News EnterpriseAfter 44 years of working with the Catawba County Planning Board, Caldwell has decided to retire from the position. To read more of this story, pick up the Thursday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.Catawba County, N.C.Cigi SparksAwarded for 44Observer News Enterpriseurn:publicid:dailypress.com:11885Change0Usable2015-01-22T11:33:25-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:11884A real barn burner2015-01-22T11:29:38-05:002015-01-22T11:29:38-05:00Copyright 2010 Observer News EnterpriseFirefighters from Maiden, Newton and North 321 fire departments responded to a call where a fire was threatening multiple structures. The firefighters had the blaze quickly under control upon arrival.According to the homeowner, someone had left a campfire unattended outside. Once the person returned, she found the yard and several outbuildings on fire.Newton, N.C.No author availableA real barn burnerObserver News Enterpriseurn:publicid:dailypress.com:11884Change0Usable2015-01-22T11:29:38-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:11883Testing the Waters2015-01-22T11:25:59-05:002015-01-22T11:25:59-05:00Copyright 2010 Observer News EnterpriseOn Tuesday, the council voted of the future of the pool- at least, the short-term future.To read more of this story, pick up the Thursday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.Newton, N.C.Seth MabryTesting the WatersObserver News Enterpriseurn:publicid:dailypress.com:11883Change0Usable2015-01-22T11:25:59-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:11879Johnson retires as director of CAPC2015-01-21T10:42:54-05:002015-01-21T10:42:54-05:00Copyright 2010 Observer News EnterpriseThe CAPC works with law enforcement, the District Attorney's Office, and Catawba County Social Services, to prevent and respond to child sexual abuse and severe physical abuse. Located in Conover, the agency was previously known as the Children's Advocacy Center.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.Newton, N.C.No author availableJohnson retires as director of CAPCObserver News Enterpriseurn:publicid:dailypress.com:11879Change0Usable2015-01-21T10:42:54-05:00