Friday Dec 13
The Star Online
COLUMN: Only two tribes can game in North Carolina
While many officials have fully embraced the job-creating gaming operations of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, some other officials have expressed opposition to the Catawba Indian Nation's proposal to create another 4,000 gaming-related jobs in Cleveland County.
Goodwin also opposes Catawba casino
Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin is adding his name to the list of prominent North Carolina officials opposed to a Catawba tribal casino.
No plans yet to raise dropout age in Lincoln
Two school districts in Catawba County are raising their compulsory attendance age from 16 to 18, a first for North Carolina.
Small sips for Thanksgiving: Catawba changes directions, fall seasonal beers roll out and more
After 14 years of brewing in Western North Carolina, Catawba is on the move. This month, the company is rolling out completely new branding and a new winter seasonal.
Peoples Bancorp Announces Cash Dividend
NEWTON, N.C. , Nov. 22, 2013 -- The Board of Directors of Peoples Bancorp of North Carolina, Inc. declared a cash dividend for the fourth quarter of 2013 in the amount of $0.03 per share at their most recent meeting.