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Murder Charge

A court date was set for today for Darius King 25, in the death of Hubert Roland Hunter Jr.   King admitted to killing Hunter after a dispute over money.  King was given no bond in the case

High Speed Chase

A Morganton man was arrested after a high speed chase in Burke and Caldwell counties.  Jason Ali, 40 was arrested after fleeing on foot and hiding in a creek off Clarks Chapel Rd.  The truck Ali was

Bridge Open

A bridge on Abington Rd has been re-opened.  The bridge had been closed since March 20th for repairs.  The bridge is located west of West Lenoir Baptist Church.  With the repairs completed the weight limit was also

Drug Arrest

A Lenoir man is facing drug charges.  Jared Anthony Stinson was arrested by the Lenoir Police Dept. after the search of an apartment on Connelly Springs Rd.  Marijuana and over $5,000 in cash was found.  Charges included

New Restuarant

A new restaurant is now open in Lenoir.  Katz Sandwich Co is located on Harper Ave near Creekway Dr.  The shop features a game room for kids, outside area and occasional live music.

Bumgarner Injured

Area native and baseball great Madison Bumgarner will be out 4-6 weeks after being hit by a line drive.  A pin will be placed into his pinkie.  Bumgarner was at Spring Training with the San Francisco Giants

New Morganton Business

A new business has announced plans to open in Morganton.  Sport Clips will be located at 637 W Fleming Dr in the Morganton Heights Shopping Center.  The hair care store features sports on several tv screens.  There

3 Vehicle Wreck

A Valdese man was charged in a wreck in Caldwell County.  The accident took place on Creekway Dr on Friday.  Luke Douglas Calhoun faces DWI and other charges.  Rachel Greer and Velvie Smith were injured in the

Morganton Egg Hunt

The City of Morganton has rescheduled the Easter Egg Hunt for today at 530pm.  The event will be held at the Catawba River Soccer Complex.

Castle Bridge to Remain Open

Castle Bridge on Connelly Springs Rd will not close.  That is the word from the NCDOT.  An entirely new bridge will be built next to the current bridge.  The bridge will cost $15 million, but satisfy concerns