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Vaccine Update In Burke County

The vaccine registration process has changed to allow more convenient access and scheduled appointment times to get the COVD-19 vaccination. We have changed the phone system so that we will be able to handle the volume of

Murder Charges

Murder charges were brought in a stabbing case in Catawba County.  Billy Joe Hahn Jr 29, is believed to have stabbed his mother Rebecca Hahn who later died of her injuries.  That occurred at a residence on

Fleeing to Elude Arrest

A Hickory man is facing charges in Caldwell County.  Daniel Tyler Palmyra 20, was charged with felony fleeing to elude arrest.  He was placed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $15,000 secured bond.  A court

100 Apartments Coming in Lenoir

Construction is underway on two multifamily housing projects that will add more than 100 new apartments to the City of Lenoir. Yorke Lawson and Tom Niemann, owners of Blue Bell Lenoir, LLC, are building 46 market-rate apartments

$150,000 Bond

A court date is set for Tuesday for a man facing multiple charges.  On January 16th, Chad McDaniel Byrd 44, of Boone, was served 7 felony breaking and entering charges, 2 larceny after breaking and entering and

$30,000 Grant

Caldwell County was awarded $30,608 from Phase 38 Emergency Food Shelter National Board Program.  A local board will determine how the funds will be distributed among local service organizations.  Applicants can call 828-758-9300 or go to liveunited@Caldwellunitedway.org

Greenway Addition

A new section of the Greenway in Morganton is set for completion in January of 2022.  The work begins this week and will connect downtown Morganton to the Catawba River Greenway.  The portion of paving will be

3 Face Meth Charges

A court date is set for February 3rd for 3 people facing drug charges in Caldwell County.  Michael Stephen Cole 41, of Liberty, Jordan Michele Wiseman 34, of Granite Falls and Anthony Dale Barth 44, of Siler

Vaccine for 65 and Up

Catawba County reported 100 hospitalizations for Covid 19, while Caldwell has 45 and Burke lists 26 in the hospital with the virus.  Public Health officials have announced people over 65 can now get the vaccine.  They ask

Fire Under Investigation

A home was destroyed by fire in Gamewell.  The Gamewell Fire Department responded to 3071 Huffman Rd early Thursday.  The name of the man who lived there was not available.  The Caldwell County Fire Marshal is investigating