The O-N-E Morning Read: Friday, Jan. 13

Catawba County citizens are helping their neighbors after an EF2 tornado ripped through Burke and Rutherford counties. See The O-N-E’s coverage online in the local news section and on the front of the print edition for Friday.

Expansions to service and space at Catawba County Public Health will allow 1.500 more children to receive dental care. Details ONLY in The O-N-E.

The O-N-E is looking for Catawba County's cutes babies - both the fur babies and the human bundles of joy. Send photos to or submit them online:

• High school wrestling programs throughout Catawba County have united to help a fallen competitor. Exclusive details in The O-N-E.

In other news featured in the Friday the 13th edition of The O-N-E:

• Is racism and discrimination still alive in Catawba County? Vote in the reader poll:

• Newton Kiwanis and Key Clubs ring bells, raise money. See the story and photos of the red apron-wearing bell ringers in YOUR NEWS.

• The word war is heating up in the race for North Carolina’s 10 U.S. House District. Find out what barbs are flying between challenger Ken Fortenberry and supporters of U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry on PERSPECTIVES. The O-N-E editor Matthew Tessnear said this week’s events and a looming holiday make a good time to renew “the dream.”

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