Newton readies for growth as Charlotte’s sprawl spreads

September 29, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

Newton Mayor Anne Stedman sees growth heading her way — and she’s trying to prepare the Catawba County community for it. “We have been a best-kept secret, but only because we don’t tell our story […]

Is Curiosity A Positive Or Negative Feeling?

September 25, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

Curiosity is a familiar feeling among people. But as soon as we scrutinize that feeling, curiosity reveals itself to be a complex emotion indeed. Just ask yourself: Is curiosity a positive feeling or a negative […]

The Extension Corner: Is STEM a necessity or just a fad?

September 22, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

It seems like the key word in youth education this year is “STEM,” an acronym which stands for science, technology, engineering and math. Oakboro has opened a new STEM school while 4-H is chartering a […]

Positive parenting to be workshop focus

September 22, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

The Catawba County Library System continues its collaboration with the Catawba County Partnership for Children and its Parent Support Team to present a “Power of Positive Parenting” workshop at the Main Library in Newton on […]

North Carolina veterans travel to Hickory to find a job, new home

September 20, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

Veterans from across North Carolina gathered at the Hickory Metro Convention Center over the weekend, hoping to find employment in the Hickory-area. The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce and Catawba Economic Development Corp.  collaborated with […]

NCCS board votes to accept CTE credentialing to show proficiency

September 20, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

The Newton-Conover City Schools board voted to allow students to meet proficiency requirements for Career and Technical Education by passing a credentials exam, during Monday’s regular meeting. Previously, students would have to take and pass […]

Companies and Colleges Unite to Train ‘New Collar’ Students

September 19, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

So long white collar and blue collar. Now it’s all about the “new collar” job. In the current technological economy, where factories and production plants are closed or workers are replaced by computers, those computers […]

Catawba County K-64 committee to search for tech solution for county school systems

September 14, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

The Catawba County K-64 technology committee met for the first time Wednesday to discuss its mission and address the committee’s goal of improving and systematizing technology for the three public school systems in the county. […]

Weekend getaway hiring fair for transitioning veterans

September 13, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

Unique is the perfect way to describe the Welcome Home, Hickory Metro weekend getaway hiring fair for transitioning veterans and their families scheduled to take place Sept. 15 through 17 at the Hickory Metro Convention […]

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