Catawba County News

April 18, 2018

Sheriff's Office Take Back

The Catawba County Sheriffs Office announces upcoming pill collection events for National Take Back Day....

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April 17, 2018

It's Money Smart Week

MoneySmart Week invites you to refresh your money-related knowledge and learn what you need to do to put your financial house in order....

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April 17, 2018

Do More with Online Technology

The advent of digital platforms has made access to educational tools more convenient than ever....

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April 17, 2018

STEAM is Hot!

In learning environments, STEAM is an acronym that encourages instructors to capitalize on concepts from science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics....

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April 17, 2018

Library Unveils Public Art

The Main Library in Newton recently received a large-scale sculpture to distinguish its main entrance on West C Street....

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April 17, 2018

This Week at Your Library

So much to do, so little time. Check our what's happening this week at your library!...

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April 17, 2018

Technology Classes

Check out this week's technology classes to build and improve your own skills....

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April 16, 2018

County Launches Podcast Series

As part of its community marketing initiative, Catawba County has launched a new podcast series entitled “Making. Living. Better." featured on The MESH network....

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April 15, 2018

Foster/Adoption Info Meeting

Family Builders of Catawba Valley invites anyone interested in fostering or adopting a child to attend the resource family information meeting at 6:00-7:30 PM Tues, May 8th....

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April 10, 2018

Creating Pollinator Gardens

Learn about all the ways you can make your own plot of land more beautiful and more environmentally productive....

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April 10, 2018

We're Having a Star Party!

From star groupings to planetary pathways, we’re revealing the beauty of outer space during this special evening adventure!...

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April 10, 2018

Put Your Art Into Action

Make the most of these performance opportunities to bring your art to an audience of peers and fans....

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April 10, 2018

Career-Builder Classes

Discover tips, tricks, and techniques to make you more productive at work and more competitive in your field....

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April 10, 2018

This Week at Your Library!

So much to do, so little time. Check out all the programs happening this week at your library!...

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April 10, 2018

Technology Classes

Check out this week's technology classes to build and improve your own skills....

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April 09, 2018

State of the County's Health

Catawba County Public Health released its annual State of the County Health Report....

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April 09, 2018

Local Litter Sweep Events

It’s time again to help Keep Catawba County Beautiful as part of Litter Sweep, a statewide initiative organized twice a year by the NC Department of Transportation....

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April 09, 2018

Dori Maltba #IAMPUBLICHEALTH

Dori Maltba pursued a communicable disease nursing position at Catawba County Public Health thanks to a tiny germ and the outbreak it caused....

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April 03, 2018

National Library Week

Each April, the Catawba County Library celebrates National Library Week, joining a nationwide effort to educate people on the ways that libraries transform their communities....

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April 03, 2018

Hmong Panel Discussion

Join us as members of the Hmong community share their personal experiences and answer questions about culture, heritage, immigration, etc. Light refreshments served....

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April 03, 2018

Intro to Automate and Price It

This workshop introduces you to two easy-to-use databases available through the library’s website....

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April 03, 2018

DIY Legal Forms

Join us for a visual tour of Gale Legal Forms and learn how to access and use this popular online tool that allows you to tackle some basic legal work on your own....

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April 03, 2018

Angie Propst #IAMPUBLICHEALTH

Angie Propst could have spent her entire career working in a mill, but Propst's persistence landed her a full-time job in medical records at Catawba County Public Health....

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April 03, 2018

This Week at Your Library!

So much to do, so little time. Check out what's happening this week at your library!...

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April 03, 2018

Technology Classes!

Check out what technology classes are being offered at a library branch near you!...

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April 02, 2018

Public Health Annual Report

Catawba County Public Health released its 2016-17 Annual Report....

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March 29, 2018

First Rabies of 2018 Confirmed

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

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March 27, 2018

Help Yourself Feel Better

This week, the library offers a variety of opportunities to care for yourself and set a course for well-being....

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March 27, 2018

A Smarter Job Search

The library partners with NC Works to help folks refine their job searches and expand the ways they can present their best qualities to employers....

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March 27, 2018

Catch Our Last 'Miracle'

If you’d like to get a fascinating history lesson about events in our own backyard, this is your final chance during the library’s community read....

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March 27, 2018

The Berlin Airlift

The Allied forces' mission to help West Berlin was one of the earliest Cold War confrontations and helped prevent the Soviets from advancing communism into western Europe....

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March 27, 2018

This Week at Your Library

So much to do. So little time. See what's happening at your library this week!...

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March 27, 2018

Technology Classes

Check out what technology classes are being offered this week at your library!...

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March 27, 2018

Comment on Water System Study

A public review and comment period for Catawba County's Water System Development Fee Study is open from March 27-May 11....

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March 26, 2018

Senior's Morning Out in April

Seniors Morning Out participants will enjoy a variety of activities in April including a senior health and wellness fair and musical performances....

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March 26, 2018

Primary Elections Open May 8

Primary elections will be held in Catawba County on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 with one-stop early voting opening April 19....

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March 21, 2018

Chris Johnson Receives Award

Chris Johnson was presented with the 2018 Children’s Protection Award during the annual Children’s Breakfast hosted by the Children’s Advocacy and Protection Center....

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March 20, 2018

Old-Time Folk Music!

The St. Stephens library welcomes Michael and Donna Fox for an evening of toe-tapping folk music!...

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March 20, 2018

'Stolen Marriage' Read

Hickory’s 1940s polio epidemic is the backdrop for this engaging novel (with just a touch of mystery) that was penned by North Carolina author Diane Chamberlain....

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March 20, 2018

Dig In to Soil and Composting!

March’s Advanced Gardener class takes on the foundation for all good gardening: the soil!...

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March 20, 2018

Introduction to Pinterest

If you’re new to the world of “pinning,” make sure to join us for a crash course about this popular online tool....

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March 20, 2018

This Week at Your Library

So much to do, so little time. Check out what's happening this week at your library!...

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March 20, 2018

Technology Classes

See what technology classes your library is hosting this week!...

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March 20, 2018

29 Straight Awards for Budget

The Catawba County Budget Office has won the 2017 Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association for the 29th consecutive year....

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March 20, 2018

Family Builders Info

Family Builders of Catawba Valley invites anyone interested in fostering or adopting a child to attend the resource family information meeting at 6:00PM Tues, April 10th....

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March 14, 2018

BOC Meetings Moving in April

Beginning April 2, 2018, the Catawba County Board of Commissioners meetings will move to the Catawba County Justice Center....

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March 13, 2018

Eat Your Way to Better Health

No time is too early to boost your well-being, either mentally or physically. This week, the library is offering two useful ways to help you take steps toward better health....

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March 13, 2018

Just Mercy's Success Story

At this special keynote address, you’ll have the opportunity to hear directly from author/attorney Bryan Stevenson’s client....

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March 13, 2018

Meet Blue Author

Celebrated local author Joyce Moyer Hostetter will join us to talk about the story and characters of Blue first-hand....

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March 13, 2018

Behind the Scenes at Our State

Come meet Amy Jo Wood-Pasquini – as she shares stories about the publication’s tributes to our home state....

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March 13, 2018

This Week at Your Library

So much to do. So little time. Check out what's happening this week at your library!...

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March 13, 2018

Technology Classes

Check out what technology classes are being offered this week at your library!...

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March 06, 2018

The Story of Blue

Blue is an extraordinary story – both heart-warming and historical – set in Hickory in 1944 during World War II....

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March 05, 2018

Help Us Collect Hmong Culture

Help the library celebrate, collect, and preserve Hmong culture....

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March 04, 2018

Hands-on Learning with STEAM

Sometimes it feels like you have to be a rocket scientist to help your kids with homework. Our STEAM Programs provide the perfect lab for you and your kids to do just that....

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March 03, 2018

Going Green with your Diet

Need some inspiration to jump start your healthy eating habits in 2018?  Your library offers programs that give tips and tricks on how to begin your healthy lifestyle changes....

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March 02, 2018

This Week at Your Library

So much to do. So little time. Check out what's happening this week at the library branch nearest you:...

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March 01, 2018

Technology Classes

Check out these technology programs happening at a library branch nearest you:...

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February 28, 2018

Sheriff & School Preparedness

The Catawba County School system and the Catawba County Sheriff's Office are deeply saddened by the recent tragedy in Parkland, Florida....

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February 28, 2018

From Sheriff Reid's Desk

Do you know your neighbor? There are approximately 270 registered sex offenders living in Catawba County? Here are some tips about Registered Sex Offenders you may not know......

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February 27, 2018

Seniors Morning Out Activities

Seniors Morning Out activities for March to include cooking classes and nutrition education...

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February 27, 2018

Join Meals on Wheels in March!

Join Meals on Wheels in March to celebrate March for Meals. March for Meals is a celebration of Meals on Wheels vital service to allow vulnerable seniors to remain at home....

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February 27, 2018

Celebrating Children's Books

Great stories and illustrations are critical when it comes to attracting children to reading. We're highlighting two well-known author/illustrators this month....

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February 26, 2018

Tornado Safety

Catawba County officials encourage residents to participate in the annual Statewide Tornado Drill March 7 to practice their emergency plan......

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February 26, 2018

Bettering Yourself in 2018!

Need assistance in different areas to aid in some new years resolutions? Look no further! Check out these upcoming sessions that will help you improve yourself in 2018!...

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February 25, 2018

Just Mercy Community Read

In conjunction with CVCC’s community-wide read of Bryan Stevenson’s profound book, Just Mercy, we’re continuing with our series of films and community conversations....

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February 24, 2018

Miracle Film Screening

Experience the Miracle of Hickory during a screening of Miracle, a local documentary highlighting Catawba County’s remarkable response to the Polio Outbreak of 1944....

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February 23, 2018

This Week at Your Library!

So much to do. So little time. Check out what's happening this week at your library!...

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February 22, 2018

Technology Classes!

Check out what technology classes are being offered at the library branch nearest you!...

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February 20, 2018

Hmong Keeb Kwm

The Catawba County Library has been awarded a National Endowment of the Humanities grant to honor the local Hmong community!...

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February 20, 2018

"Just Mercy" Conversations

In conjunction with CVCC’s community-wide read of Bryan Stevenson’s profound book, Just Mercy, which looks at the concept of mercy within the criminal justice system....

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February 20, 2018

Intro To Twitter

Watch a demonstration to navigate the basic features of this popular social network....

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February 20, 2018

Excel Basics

Learn the basics of Excel, a spreadsheet program that lets you store, organize, and manipulate data....

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February 20, 2018

This Week at Your Library

So much to do. So little time. check out what's happening this week at your library!...

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February 20, 2018

Technology Classes

Check out what technology classes are being offered at the library branch nearest you!...

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February 15, 2018

"Just Mercy" Conversations

See what "Just Mercy" sessions are happening this week....

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February 15, 2018

3-D Printing

Learn the foundations of 3-D printing....

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February 15, 2018

Advanced Gardener Series

In this installment, Dr. George Place offers great tips on how to manage your lawn....

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February 15, 2018

STEAM Programs [Feb17-24]

What if you could engage your kids with learning in a whole different way? Our STEAM Programs provide the perfect lab for you and your kids to do just that....

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February 15, 2018

This Week @ Your Library!

So much to do. So little time. check out what's happening this week at your library!...

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February 13, 2018

This Week's Technology Classes

Check out what technology classes are being offered at the library branch nearest you!...

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February 09, 2018

Second Claremont Spec Building

Construction of a second speculative building in Claremont International Business Park was recently completed and is available for lease or purchase....

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February 09, 2018

This Week at Your Library

This Week at Your Library provides an easy-to-read overview of all of the great Library events available to folks in the next seven days....

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February 09, 2018

Powerful Online Learning

Learn essential computer skills on your schedule, no matter where you are, with this online resource....

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February 09, 2018

Valentine's Day Fun

Want a cool way to celebrate this love-ly holiday? We've got tons of fun programs happening at the Library!...

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February 06, 2018

2018 Candidate Filing Begins

Filing for the 2018 Election begins Noon, February 12th and ends Noon, February 28th for the following offices:...

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February 05, 2018

Boost Your Technology Skills

Boost your technology skills at the library – 3D printing, Windows 10, creating quality cover letters and resumes, one-on-one technology assistance, and more....

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February 05, 2018

Community Read

The Catawba County Library, in collaboration with CVCC, invites you to join us for a community read and discussion series of Bryan Stevenson’s Just Mercy...

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February 01, 2018

Celebrating Hmong Culture

The Library is honoring our local Hmong community by collecting, curating, and sharing Hmong cultural heritage....

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February 01, 2018

STEAM Learning @ the Library

STEAM is a way to teach how all things relate to each other, in school and in life, and the Library has plenty of STEAM for everyone......

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January 18, 2018

The Power of Positive Parenting

Catawba County Parent Support Team will present a 90-minute workshop geared toward parenting young children....

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January 18, 2018

Senior Mornings Out

Participants will enjoy a variety of activities in February including Valentine’s Day Parties, Heart Health Classes, and celebrations of Black History Month...

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January 18, 2018

Money Matters

Here at your library, we offer a variety of informational programs that can help you with your finances. Check out the money minded sessions coming up this week!...

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December 22, 2017

Public Health Accreditation

Catawba County Parent Support Team will present a 90-minute workshop geared toward parenting young children....

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November 16, 2017

Church Security

The Catawba County Sheriff’s Office is offering training sessions for church representatives in Catawba County interested in learning about church security....

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November 16, 2017

Justice Center Opening

Starting Monday, November 20, the main entrance to the new Catawba County Justice Center in Newton will be open for public access...

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