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Two Covid-19 Deaths in Catawba County

Catawba County health officials have confirmed the 38th and 39th deaths related to the Coronavirus. One death was reported Friday and the other on Saturday.   33 new cases were reported Friday with an additional 36 positive tests

Flooding Possible In The Area

There could be some minor flooding issues today with the heavy rain that many of us have experienced today.  A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for the Catawba Valley and Foothills through later tonight.  Several Flash

Church Break In Suspect Arrested

 The suspect in two local church break ins is in custody after he was arrested on another charge in Mt. Holly.  30 year old Jordan Lee Abee from Lincolnton was arrested by Mt. Holly police after allegedly

Police Investigate Church Break-Ins

Burke County detectives are investigating two church break ins that happened in Morganton on Monday.  One occurred at Brookwood Baptist Church and the other at El Bethel Baptist Church.  Police do have a person of interest they

Search Continues for Missing Man

Burke County Authorities are continuing to search for a missing man  who was last seen on July 31st.  48 year old Dean Anthony Yelton when  was dropped off by a friend near Linville Falls off N.C. 105.

Suspects Sentenced in 2016 Murders

Two people were sentenced to prison time on Monday in Catawba County Superior Court for their roles in the 2016 murder of a C laremont couple.   27 year old Reand Pablo-Antonio Rivera and 30 year old Devin

New COVID-19 Outbreak in Catawba County

Catawba County Public Health is investigating a newly identified outbreak of COVID-19 at Elmcroft of Newton, where 2 residents and 1 staff member have tested positive for the virus. The facility is informing residents, their family members,

Elderly Woman Sexually Assaulted

On August 16, 2020 at 9:35 pm, officers with the Lenoir Police responded to an address in the Joyceton area inside the City Limits of Lenoir to investigate the Sexual Assault of an elderly female. At this