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
Hickory man faces 18 sex crimes charges. The Daily Record reports Tony Smith was arrested Monday and is being held on a $1 million bond
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
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
The 12th case of rabies has been reported in Catawba County. The Daily record reports Catawba County Animal Services was alerted to a case in which several dogs might have come into contact with a dead raccoon.
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.
A man was airlifted to a Charlotte Hospital with significant injuries after losing control of his vehicle. The News Herald reports the man whose name has not been released was headed south on Rhodhiss Road when his
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
Eight people were fired and two were transferred from J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center. The changes were the result of an investigation into “unprofessional conduct.” The News Herald reports rumors began to surface of a fight club
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