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Coronavirus Update From Monday

Nineteen COVID-19 cases were reported to the Health Department since Friday — 15 in the 28645 Zip code, three in the 28630, and one in the 28601. Five patients are under the age of 17; five patients

Hickory Man Sentenced For Drug Trafficking

U.S. Attorney Andrew Murray announced today that Travis Justin Stout, 36, of Hickory, N.C., was sentenced to 108 months in prison and three years of supervised release for drug trafficking conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute

Wreck closes I-40

A portion of Interstate 40 at Rock Barn Road in Catawba County was closed for a time on Monday after A tractor trailer truck hauling over 40,000 of meat swerved to avoid slow traffic, ran up an

CCC&TI Holds Graduation

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute hosted a ceremony to honor a total of 562 college graduates and 79 high school equivalency graduates during an informal, outdoor event on Saturday morning, Aug. 8, on the Caldwell Campus

Arrest in August 3rd Shooting

 One suspect is in custody from the August 3rd shooting incident that occurred at 1725 13th Ave DR NW injuring two.   Anton Delrico Harris, B/M/25 was arrested by Gastonia Police Department on a warrant for Possession of Firearm

One Charged in July 29 Shooting in Hickory

Hickory Police Department arrested Tantae Deon Little, B/M/33 today on warrants for Possession of Firearm by Felon; Assault with Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill Inflicting Serious Injury and Discharging a weapon into an Occupied Vehicle.  

Earthquake Felt Across Area

A 5.1 earthquake was felt across the area early Sunday morning.   It was centered near Sparta, NC.  The quake was felt in parts of Western and Central, NC and also in TN and VA.  No immediate reports