News Archives

City of Lenoir is Considering Rezoning

The City of Lenoir is considering rezoning a lot near Hibriten High School to allow for apartments. The lot is the L shaped piece of land that once held Meedo’s and Mulligan’s Tavern. Only the Southern portion

Thieves Targeting Pickup Trucks

Thieves are targeting Ford pickup truck in Caldwell County.  Three pickup trucks were stolen from HIbriten Auto Mart. Security footage shows two men breaking in and bypassing the ignition systems of the trucks. The News Topic reports

Woman Veers Off 321 and Severs a Power Pole

A woman veered off 321, severed a power pole and flipped her vehicle yesterday morning. Elizabeth Gordon of Gastonia was approaching Smith Crossroads when she fell asleep at the wheel. The News Topic reports Gordon was rescued

Morganton Man Faces Child Sex Charges

A Morganton man faces child sex charges in McDowell County. Jonathan Ray Register has been accused of having inappropriate contact with an 11-year-old. The News Herald Reports Register’s bond is currently set at $200,000.

Morganton Man Charged With Assault on a Female

A Morganton man received several charges, including assault on a female, after the victim said he assaulted her while she was pregnant.  Timothy Alex Jefferson was charged with after the victim said he pushed her down and

Director Of NC School for the Deaf not at Work

The director of the North Carolina School for the Deaf in Morganton has not been at work but the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction isn’t saying why. Audrey Garvin is still currently employed and receiving her