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Bogle bids farewell as Clerk

October 21, 2014

The leading woman at the Catawba County Courthouse will soon be stepping down from her role and embarking on a new journey — retirement.

Al Jean Bogle has served as the Clerk of Court for the last 15 years. The Clerk is responsible for all of the documents that go through the courthouse, but the job means even more to Bogle.

‘The life of the team’

October 21, 2014

Thursday night, Oct. 16, undefeated Bunker Hill High School Junior Varsity football team faced off against the Lincolnton JV team. Both teams were undefeated in conference, so Bunker Hill’s 32-26 victory was a big deal for the Bears.

‘The life of the team’

October 21, 2014

Thursday night, Oct. 16, undefeated Bunker Hill High School Junior Varsity football team faced off against the Lincolnton JV team. Both teams were undefeated in conference, so Bunker Hill’s 32-26 victory was a big deal for the Bears.

CCS — A Community of Care

October 20, 2014

Dr. Dan Brigman is no stranger to leading in education. Brigman has been a North Carolina superintendent for the past 11 years. Since 2012, Brigman proudly carries the title of superintendent of Catawba County Schools.

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.

Special Surprise at Shuford Elementary

October 20, 2014

“I like that idea very much,” said 5th grade student Chancellor Stol about adding another “0” card to increase the total amount of money a Shuford Elementary educator was to be awarded for her excellence in teaching. Stol took his place at the end of the row, revealing the total amount — $25,000.

VIDEO: The Top Halloween Costumes Everyone Will Be Wearing In 2014

October 20, 2014

Those planning to be the only Elsa at the Halloween party might want to let that one go. It's likely she'll be the number one costume this year. Mashable asked the data miners at Google Trends to share what costumes people are searching the most, and unsurprisingly, Queen Elsa tops the list.

VIDEO: UNC's Marquise Williams Cashes in on 4th Down Prayer | ACC Must See Moment

October 20, 2014

VIDEO: NC State vs Louisville | 2014 ACC Football Highlights

October 20, 2014

Three's company: Jay Haas wins Classic again

October 19, 2014

Like a fine wine, they say most things, including people, get better with age.

Jay Haas put that theory to the test and passed with flying colors this weekend in Conover.

The 60-year-old led wire-to-wire at the 12th Greater Hickory Classic, winning his third title at the event on Sunday.

Haas finished the three-day tournament with a 17-under-par score.

2-time GHKC champ Haas in lead after second round

October 18, 2014

Jay Haas is one round of golf away from making history.

The 60-year-old Greenville, S.C. native is in the lead by two shots at 12-under-par the 12th Annual Greater Hickory Kia Classic at Rock Barn.

Haas was 4-under during the second round of the tournament in Conover on Saturday, breaking a tie with Joe Durant for sole possession of first place heading into Sunday's final round.

Haas, Durant share lead after Day 1 of GHKC

October 18, 2014

Jay Haas and Joe Durant share the lead after Friday's first round of the 12th Annual Greater Hickory Kia Classic (GHKC) at Rock Barn.

The 2005 and 2009 GHKC champion, Haas shot a 29 on the front nine and a 35 on the back nine for his first-round score of 63.

N-CCS Superintendent

October 17, 2014

Many may know him by his pressed shirt, matching tie and professional demeanor, but students within the Newton-Conover City Schools (N-CCS) district know him as someone entirely different — Math Man.

Charter Business Hosts FREE Technology Expo

October 16, 2014

HICKORY, N.C. – Charter Business is hosting the first-ever Tech Expo for business owners across Catawba, Burke, Lincoln, Watauga, Alexander, Wilkes and Caldwell counties.

PREPARED for emergencies

October 16, 2014

The conditions were perfectly aligned for tornado activity in Catawba County and the surrounding areas on Tuesday afternoon. A watch issued in the morning had everyone, including local schools, on high alert for the day.

Luckadoo to take seat on School Board

October 16, 2014

Tommy Luckadoo, Vice President of Adams Commercial Real Estate services, hopes to take on another role as a member of the Catawba County School Board.

Luckadoo, 51, grew up in Forest City N.C. where he graduated from East Rutherford High School in 1981. Luckadoo moved to Hickory in 1989 to continue working for as the District Director for Congressman Cass Ballenger.

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