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The November edition of “Catawba Communities,” a monthly show featuring information about programs and services provided by local governments, school systems and associated agencies across Catawba County, is now airing on Charter Communications’ Government Channel (Channel 3), and will air throughout the month on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 8:00 p.m.

This month’s program include information on Small Business Saturday, which will be held on November 24; how area governments cooperated to bring improvements along the Catawba-Wateree River chain; programs offered for seniors by Social Services’ Seniors Morning Out program and an overview of holiday activities planned across the county.

“Catawba Communities” brings information to the public about what governments and related agencies are doing, the various things that create the quality of life in these communities, and upcoming events. Partners include the City of Claremont, City of Conover, City of Hickory, Town of Maiden, City of Newton, Catawba County, Hickory Public Schools, Newton-Conover City Schools, Catawba Valley Community College, Catawba County Economic Development Corporation, and Greater Hickory Convention and Visitor’s Bureau.

Highlights of the November show include:

• A look at Small Business Saturday, (November 24), including interviews with several small business owners on the importance of the day

• An honor presented to local governments whose work to plan for improvements on the Catawba-Wateree River chain was cited as a good example of collaboration to accomplish outstanding environmental protection

• A report on the Seniors Morning Out program, which provides activities for seniors on work days.

• Cooking safety tips for the holidays

• Information on the City of Claremont’s P J Stanley Memorial Scholarship

• The City of Hickory’s Adopt-A-Spot program

• The City of Newton’s cardboard recycling program

• An introduction to Catawba County’s Employee Of The Year

• An overview of planned holiday activities across the county

“Catawba Communities” airs at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday evenings on Cable Channel 3 in Catawba County. Charter Communications also airs the program at random hours around the clock each day to ensure citizens have ample opportunity to view it. Several of the partner agencies also put the program on their You Tube channels.

For more information about “Catawba Communities”, you may contact the Catawba County Public Information Office at 828-465-8464 or send an e-mail to