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 It is That time of The Year. We would love to have your children, grand children and great grand children write a letter to Santa and send it to us. We are doing a Special O-N-E paper on December the 23rd. Submit your letters to admanager@observernewsonline.com or onenews@observernewsonline.  

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Its beginning to look a lot like CHRISTMAS. We want to see you Family Christmas Tree. We are having a FREE CONTEST. Send us A Photo of your Family Christmas Tree. Love to see it with your family, pets etc standing next to it. Not only may we put it in the paper. But we will pick a GRAND PRIZ…

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On Wednesday, 11/17/2021 Investigators with the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office Special Enforcement Group (SEG) attempted to serve an outstanding warrant for arrest at a residence on Hickory Lincolnton Highway. The person named on that warrant was not present. A resident of Hickory Lincolnto…

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When Wendy’s daughter, Rebeca, was diagnosed with a terminal illness, she was devasted. While at the hospital in Charlotte, she learned about Carolina Caring’s Cardinal Kids program. It has been a godsend for not only Rebeca, but her entire family.

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Richard and Christina Hovis are the married tag-team responsible for the yearly light show on 13th street, originating 5 years ago. In order to prepare for the 13,000 lights that will be displayed for Christmas, they will have a Halloween lights display and a Veteran’s weekend display.

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Duke Energy and local officials broke ground on a new facility in Maiden. This facility will be dedicated to Duke Energy’s transmission operations in the region and provide additional support for the overall grid operations for the Company.

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At the October 12th Maiden Town Council meeting, Mayor Max Bumgarner. Jr read a Proclamation proclaiming that the month of October 2021 would be Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the Town of Maiden. He also directed staff to have the Maiden Town Hall to be lit up in pink at night for the rest…

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Just a couple of months ago, Nick’s Brands went from selling their product in over 25 NAPA stores in Catawba County to opening their own warehouse to distribute their product and offer other services as well. Located at 114 1st st west, Conover, Nick’s Brands purchased the site of Sinclair G…

Downtown Newton Merchant Meeting is set for Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at Narrow Coffee & Nosh stating at 8:00am. DNDA is celebrating Narrow Coffee’s expansion and to share about upcoming events. DNDA is providing a coffee bar for all to enjoy. Marisa will have breakfast treats availa…