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NC Enters Phase II Reopening

NC Governor Roy Cooper announced Wednesday that Phase Two of reopening the State will begin on Friday at 5pm.  While the stay at home order will be lifted, health officials say people will still be safer if

33 New COVID-19 in Burke County

As NC prepares to enter phase 2 of reopening later today, Here in our area, The largest one day spike in cases since the pandemic began was recorded in Burke County Thursday.  Burke County reported 33 new

Antibody Testing Today in Morganton

Due to the overwhelming response of interested residents, the testing location has been changed. On Friday, May 22, Psalms/Solid Rock Family Medicine will be conducting a first come first serve drive thru COVID-19 ANTIBODY testing clinic from

Fire at Hudson Bojangles Wednesday Morning

Firefighters from 3 departments responded to a fire at Bojangles on Hickory Blvd in Hudson Wednesday morning.  According to the Assistant Fire Chief with Hudson Fire department, when firefighters arrived there was heavy smoke and fire coming

Catawba Reports its 3rd Death

 Catawba County Public Health is reporting the third COVID-19-associated death in Catawba County. The individual was a resident of Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation in Viewmont and died from complications associated with the virus. The patient was

Burke Co. Reaches 203 Positive Coronavirus

Burke County is currently at 203 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All positive cases are isolated and Public Health staff continues to investigate the cases and will be locating those

Second Outbreak in Catawba County

Catawba County Public Health is investigating a newly identified outbreak of COVID-19 at Abernethy Laurels, where 1 staff member and 1 resident have tested positive for the virus. The facility is informing patients, their family members, and staff

Fatal House Fire in Newton

One person was killed in a weekend house fire in Catawba County.  Firefighters from Newton, Conover and Maiden responded to the call at 509 West 9th Street in Newton just after midnight Sunday morning. During extinguishment and

Coronavirus Outbreak at Carolina Prime Pet

Updated 5-15-20 Today, Caldwell County learned of an outbreak at Carolina Prime Pet. The state defines an outbreak as two or more cases in a single facility. The county also learned of its second COVID-19-related death.  Four Prime