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Fire Marshall Retires

Congratulations to Roger Barlow on his retirement! Barlow officially retired from the City of Lenoir Fire Department Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. Barlow started working for the City of Lenoir as a Firefighter in 1978. He served as

Man Charged With Shooting Into Home

A Valdese man has been charged after allegedly shooting into a mobile home while three people were inside.  No one inside was injured.  Burke County deputies were called to the home on Crump Park Rd. in Morganton

Investigation Nets Six Arrests

Six people are facing drug charges following a three month investigation by the Burke County Sheriffs Office.  The Criminal investigation division had received information about possible drug related activity at an address on U.S. 64 in Morganton. 

Two Deaths in Caldwell County Friday

Updated 7-31-2020  Today, Caldwell County learned of two COVID-19-related deaths. One patient was over the age of 75 and the other was between the ages of 65 and 74. Both patients were hospitalized and were reported to

Warning About Seeds From China

North Carolina residents who have received seed shipments that they did not order from China or other foreign sources are advised not to plant these seeds because they could be a pathway for introduction of invasive species,

Caldwell County Emergency Services Receives Award

Caldwell County Emergency Services has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Plus Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. Every year, more than 250,000 people