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Cold weather tips offered from blue ridge

Blue Ridge Energy urges members to prepare for forecasted cold weather by utilizing energy efficiency tips and resources. While January has been warmer than normal, forecasts indicate that northwest North Carolina will experience below average […]

new museum exhibit

A new exhibit will be dedicated this weekend at the Hildebran Heritage Museum to honor Richmond and Ilean Good,  the former owners of the Al Hosiery Mill.  A ceremony will be held Sunday at 2pm […]

red white & blue festival cancelled

The Red, White and Blue Festival will not return to Catawba Meadows Park this year. But there will still be plenty of summer festivities to enjoy. The City will hold its annual free July 4th celebration […]

woman killed in catawba county accident

One person was killed in a Catawba County car accident Wednesday afternoon after the car landed upside down in Jacob’s Fork River.  62 year old Virginia Faye Rose of Hickory died in that crash.  According […]

high speed chase Wednesday

A chase that started in Burke County Wednesday afternoon ended near Hickory but not before speeds reached in excess of 100 miles per hour.   It all started when the driver sideswiped another car then ran […]

Local Sports Updates

Kuechly announces retirement

An emotional Luke Kuechly announced his retirement after eight remarkable seasons with the Carolina Panthers on twitter Tuesday night.  A seven-time Pro Bowler, Luke Kuechly recorded the most tackles of any player in the NFL […]

crawdads winter caravan lunch

The Hickory Crawdads released the lineup for their Winter Caravan Luncheon presented by K&L Dunrite Roofing and Restoration. The Caravan is scheduled for Thursday, January 9th at the Hickory Metro Convention Center from 12-1:30pm. Carlos […]

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