The Daily Press The Observer News Enterprise | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2015-05-28T09:56:18-04:00 brothers shot overnight near Catawba2015-05-28T09:56:18-04:002015-05-28T09:56:18-04:00Copyright 2010 Observer News EnterpriseNewton, N.C.No author availableTwo brothers shot overnight near CatawbaObserver News When...?2015-05-27T16:16:55-04:002015-05-27T16:16:55-04:00Copyright 2010 Observer News EnterpriseNewton, N.C.No author availableRemember When...?Observer News received a Red Blazer?2015-05-27T10:01:56-04:002015-05-27T10:01:56-04:00Copyright 2010 Observer News EnterpriseNewton, N.C.No author availableWho received a Red Blazer?Observer News Sweet Home2015-05-27T09:59:06-04:002015-05-27T09:59:06-04:00Copyright 2010 Observer News EnterpriseNewton, N.C.No author availableHome Sweet HomeObserver News threats made toward local stores2015-05-27T09:51:29-04:002015-05-27T09:51:29-04:00Copyright 2010 Observer News EnterpriseNewton, N.C.No author availableBomb threats made toward local storesObserver News Bomb threat at Conover Walmart2015-05-26T16:34:36-04:002015-05-26T16:34:36-04:00Copyright 2015 Observer News EnterpriseTraffic was re-routed from the store, and no one was allowed to enter the parking lot or nearby businesses.Catawba County, N.C.O-N-E ReportsBREAKING: Bomb threat at Conover WalmartObserver News Calendar of Events2015-05-26T10:21:10-04:002015-05-26T10:21:10-04:00Copyright 2010 Observer News EnterpriseRecycling EventRockTenn in Conover is hosting a recycling event by collecting aluminum drink cans until the end of May. All proceeds will be donated to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Donations accepted at RockTenn on 3rd Street SE in Conover. For any questions, call 464-5560.Art ReceptionMay 26CCGS MeetingNewton – The Catawba County Genealogical Society will meet on Tuesday, May 26, in the Community Room of the Catawba County Library in Newton. Social time will begin at 6:30 p.m. with the program to follow at 7:00. The meeting is free and open to the public, and guests are always welcome. For more information about the Catawba County Genealogical Society, visit the website at: 28Insect talkJoin Dr. George Place, Catawba County Cooperative Extension Director on Thursday, May 28th at 6:00 p.m. for a presentation about garden insects.  Learn how to identify and manage insect pests that frustrate gardeners while recognizing and conserving the beneficial insects that keep pests in check and pollinate many of our favorite foods.  This presentation is part of our home gardener series designed to help both beginner and advanced gardeners enjoy all of the health, enjoyment, and learning that comes from growing some of your own produce.The Garden Insects class at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library is free and open to the public but registration is required.  To register, please call 304-0500 ext. 7235.  Patrick Beaver Memorial Library is located at 375 3rd Street NE on the SALT Block.May 29Art AuctionMay 30Compassion 5K Register now for the Compassion 5K Walk/Run that takes place Saturday, May 30 at 9 a.m. Registration begins at 8 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, across from the SALT Block. The course starts in front of First Church’s Christian Life Center, loops around Lenoir Rhyne University and ends back at First Church. You can register online at Proceeds benefit the Child Survival Program in Haiti. Entry fee is $25.00 prior to event or $30 on May 30.Maiden 5KOn Saturday May 30, 2015 the Maiden Community will be lacing up their running shoes to support Maiden Elementary School and Maiden Middle School by participating in the Inaugural Miles for Maiden 5k and Fun Run. This event will be held at Maiden Elementary School beginning at 9:00 am. For online registration, event maps and more information please visit: "2015 Events" Page or call 828-455-5010Vaccination clinicThe Newton Police Department will host a rabies vaccination clinic Saturday, May 30.The drive-thru clinic runs from 9 a.m. to noon in the parking lot of the Newton Police Department, 411 North Main Ave. In addition to one-year rabies vaccinations for $7 per animal, microchipping will also be available for $20 per animal.Pet owners are asked to enter the Police Department parking lot from North College Avenue and exit onto North Main Avenue on the day of the clinic.Let’s Talk Pots Event Title: Let’s Talk Pots! with Shane Mickey Date(s): May 30, 2015 Meeting Time: 10:00 am Repeat Event: No Repeat Period Custom Repeat (if applicable):Event Location: CVCC Potters' Workshop Event Details:In this one day workshop, Shane will demonstrate how he creates his signature pitchers, Gnome Jars and a variety of tableware, as well as, share techniques for throwing stacked forms and handles. Lunch will be provided. Pre-registration required. Cost: $75.00.June 3Biscuit DayIt is that special time of year again for Biscuit Day in downtown Newton.  I have attached a flyer with information on this local event.This year we have it planned for June 3rd from 8am-noon.  In addition to biscuit samples, we are handing out a product sample, having live music from 8am-10am, and a Biscuit Basket give-a-way. You may contact Tommy Lynn or Steve Arndt at the Newton office on 828-464-1611.June 4SEAL Benefit DinnerThe ‘Climb for Freedom’ fundraising dinner will be held at Moretz Mills.  The evening benefits the Navy SEAL Legacy Foundation and the purpose is to raise funds for and awareness of the Seal Legacy Foundation.   Doors open on June 4, at 5:30 pm for registration and silent auction and the doors open for the dinner at 6:30 pm. for the ‘Climb For Freedom’ event, Moretz Mills, 74, 8th Street SE, Hickory NC. The evening will feature keynote speaker, US Navy SEAL Commander Mark McGinnis who is currently the Managing Director of the SEAL Legacy Foundation and Motivational Speaker. Tickets for general seating are $40 each.  Reserved tables are available at $500, $600 and $1,000.  Reserved tables seat 10 people at a table.   For information, to buy tickets Sandy or Bennett Cale at 828-256-4300 or Linda or Jack Wade at 828-324-4197 or go to Newton, N.C.No author availableCommunity Calendar of EventsObserver News Day service in Maiden2015-05-26T10:19:21-04:002015-05-26T10:19:21-04:00Copyright 2010 Observer News EnterpriseNewton, N.C.No author availableMemorial Day service in MaidenObserver News remembers the fallen2015-05-26T10:15:10-04:002015-05-26T10:15:10-04:00Copyright 2010 Observer News EnterpriseNewton, N.C.No author availableNewton remembers the fallenObserver News students carry on Daniels' legacy2015-05-26T09:32:36-04:002015-05-26T09:31:55-04:00Copyright 2010 Observer News EnterpriseNewton, N.C.No author availableN-CHS students carry on Daniels' legacyObserver News