Local News

Restaurant in Hickory Violated Federal Labor Laws

The Morganton News Herald reports that Nara Japanese Restaurant in Hickory was ordered to pay $28,779 in back wages to 20 employees after a U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD) investigation found […]

Horse in Claremont Rescued

Good news from Claremont yesterday, a horse was rescued after falling and becoming trapped in a pond, according to the Daily Record. The horse was older and owners said it was partially blind, which may […]

Hickory’s City Walk Construction to Begin this Fall

Construction on City Walk in Hickory is expected to begin in late October or November, Hickory Public Services Director Kevin Greer told members of the Bond Implementation Commission Wednesday, reported by the Hickory Daily Record. […]

Rare Silver Fox Spotted in Lenoir

Quite a surprise yesterday, a rare silver fox was sighted near the MLK Center in Lenoir yesterday, reported by the News Topic. Officer Jon Kiger of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, who came to Lenoir […]