Two people were arrested Friday for trafficking heroin after a three-month investigation. Dorian Morgan and Heidi Barlow of Granite Falls were arrested after SWAT search their apartment. The News-Topic reports undercover investigators bought drugs from Morgan several
Jury selection for the trial of Nancy Benge Austin is scheduled to begin today. The News Topic Reports Austin is accused of shooting Dylan Short in 2013.
The companies that bought most of Heritage Home Group’s brand names in bankruptcy court say Heritage Home Group owes them nearly $140,000. The News-Topic reports the money is from royalty payments on sales related to the Thomasville
A Hickory daycare worker has been fired and charged with child abuse after police learned a 3-year-old was put in a dark bathroom for hours. WSOCTV reports a video shows the worker walking over to the toddler
The Hickory Outlet Center also known as the Manufacturer’s Factory Outlets in Granite Falls will be auctioned at noon on Wednesday at the Quality Inn hotel in Hickory. The Hickory Daily Record reports registration for auction starts
A man injured in a Friday moped wreck on US 70 in Burke County is still in critical condition. The News Herald reports the moped drove into the path of the BMW. Speed is not believed to
The Catawba Science Center opened its butterfly exhibit “Flutterby” yesterday to all visitors. “Flutterby” will be open through the summer season and allow visitors to interact with multiple species of butterfly. The costs to view the exhibit
A four-year-old in Morganton has died after he wandered away from home and was found unresponsive in a neighbor’s pool last night. According to the News Herald, Burke EMS transported the child to Carolinas HealthCare System Blue
Conover police confiscated more than 45 computer monitors, hard drives and servers Thursday while executing a search warrant at a gaming business on Fairgrove Church Road, reported by the Daily Record.
The Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina has purchased 36 acres in the Linville Township of Burke County for addition to Lake James State Park. The land includes a section along Paddy’s Creek that will eventually be managed