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Latest County News

June 13, 2018

Dumpster Art Project Unveiled

Keep Catawba County Beautiful, Republic Services and Red Leaf Artist Collective unveiled a new collaborative Dumpster Art Project....

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June 12, 2018

Animals from the Schiele

Experience a variety of live animals in person! We'll learn about each of them – along with the sounds they make and why they make them....

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June 12, 2018

Garden and Landscape Diseases

Dr. George Place offers helpful tips on recognizing and addressing a variety of garden and yard diseases and disorders....

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June 12, 2018

Public Art at Justice Center

The Newton Public Art Commission recently added two new pieces of public art. The pieces are on display at the Newton-Conover Auditorium and the Catawba County Justice Center....

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June 11, 2018

Fourth Rabies Case of 2018

Catawba County has confirmed the fourth case of rabies in the county this year....

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June 07, 2018

Public Health Farmers Market

The weekly Public Health Farmers Market kicked off its sixth season on June 7....

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"Catawba county's craft goes beyond making quality goods to making quality lives - from making things to making a difference"

"The quality of life is incredible here. What other rural community of 150,000 has their own art museum and a symphony"

"I decided as I was growing up that I could either leave or stay here and make a difference. There's something to be said for working to make the place you call home a better place for all"