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Food Drive

Caldwell and Alexander County Boy Scouts will be holding a drive thru drop off food drive on Saturday morning February 27th.  Locations include Food Lion stores in Lenoir, Hudson and Taylorsville.  Lowes Food in Taylorsville, Bethlehem Fire

Embezzlement Case

A Lenoir man has been indicted on mail fraud, money laundering and false tax return charges.  Richard Allen Clark 55, could face a maximum of 30 years in prison and a $1 million dollar fine for each

Testing Site Closing

Due to fewer positive tests and fewer people getting tested, Caldwell UNC Healthcare is closing the Covid 19 testing clinic in Granite Falls near Walmart.  Hospitalizations have fallen in Caldwell County to the lowest point since November. 

Vaccines in Burke County

Burke County Vaccination Team is trying to finish scheduling all those 65+ or health care workers that have not yet gotten their vaccine before the next group is opened for scheduling. If you are 65+ or a

Websites Blocked

The superintendent of schools in Catawba County, Matt Stover, informed parents in a letter that the system blocked websites after 2 students were contacted by strangers on their chromebooks via a chat room.  The strangers attempted to

Cocaine Charge

Cocaine charges were brought against a Hickory man.  Darryl Cornelius Cook 26, was arrested by Hickory Police.  He faces felony possession of cocaine among other drug charges.  He was released under a $15,000 unsecured bond.  A Superior

100 New Jobs

Over 100 jobs are coming to Burke County.  J E Ekornes received a $500,000 grant and will expand their operation on Wamsutta Mill Rd in Morganton.  The move will add 102 jobs.  The company makes all Stressless

Fatal Fire

Two children died in a fire in Hickory.  Fire fighters responded to 1604 7th Ave SW on Saturday around 4pm.  The cause of the fire was determined unintentional.  The State Bureau of Investigations, Hickory Police and Hickory

Bond Set at $38,000

Bond was set at $38,000 for a Conover woman.  The Hickory Police Department arrested Bethany Patrice Link 32.  She faces multiple failure to appear, larceny and other charges.  She was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility

Play Ball !!

The Crawdads are excited to reveal their 2021 schedule which will get underway on Thursday, May 4th in Greensboro. After six games on the road, the Crawdads will host their home opener on Tuesday, May 11th against the Winston-Salem