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Latest 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

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 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 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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"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"