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Registration opens today for CCC&TI

New student registration for the spring semester at both campuses of Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute begins today.  Final registration for all students will be January 2.  Spring semester classes begin Jan. 6.

Machine explosion injures one

One person was reported injured Wednesday morning following an explosion in a grinding machine at the International Cushioning Company in Hickory.  There is no word yet on the extent of that person’s injuries.

Pair charged with heroin possession

Two people face several drug charges after being found unconscious in a Hickory hotel room on Tuesday.  Hotel staff at the Red Roof Inn on Lenoir-Rhyne Blvd reported the incident to police.  After receiving medical attention, Kassandra

Bitter cold arrived overnight

The bitter cold air we warned about yesterday arrived overnight.  Temperatures across the Catawba Valley area bottomed out in the mid- and upper-teens overnight.  Bundle up if you’re headed out this morning as highs today are only

Lenoir PD investigating death of 15 year-old

Lenoir police are investigating the death of a 15 year-old girl this past weekend and the overdose of another person that survived.   Authorities have not determined how the girl died but have said that discovered the drug

Escaped juveniles caught near Hickory

Here’s an update on a story we reported yesterday:  Two juvenile escapees from Concord are back in custody after being caught near Hickory Tuesday afternoon.  The pair escaped from Stonewall Jackson Youth Development Center Sunday afternoon. Police

NCWorks Job Fair this pm

NC Works will be holding a job fair this afternoon in Conover.  Veterans will be able to get in at 3:30 this afternoon and non-veterans will be able to get in after 4 pm.  The event runs