A dinner series that has helped highlight Morganton’s Guatemalan population will finish up with a potluck tonight. The News Herald reports individuals interested in attending can register on tossstudio.org.
A woman was rescued from an overgrown area behind the Walmart in Conover. The News Herald reports the woman fell while walking home from the store. She was rescued after two hours and taken to the hospital
Big Lots will begin selling its own furniture bearing the Broyhill brand early next year. The News Topic reports the store took over the Broyhill patents in October.
The Town of Sawmills is considering a tax hike. The town council has scheduled a meeting for March 26th to discuss the issue. The News Topic reports the taxes would be used to pay for a higher
The annual Lake James Cleanup will take place on Saturday, March 23. The event will begin at the Paddy’s Creek Area of Lake James State Park. The News Herald reports those interested in volunteering are invited to
A Virginia man died in an accident at a Nebo campground Thursday. Douglas Caracofe was working on a vehicle while camping with friends. The News Herald reports Caracofe was underneath the car when the jack broke causing
Police are searching a man who led them on a high-speed chase Wednesday night. Tyler South led police on a chase that reached speeds up to 110 miles per hour and ended with South hitting a parked
A pickup truck struck another vehicle, drove across a field into a house causing a structure fire in the St. Stephens community yesterday. The Daily Record reports firefighters had to fight with the driver to get him
A former narcotics task force lieutenant with the Burke County Sheriff’s Office pleaded guilty to an embezzlement charge yesterday. Jody Price was a lieutenant until March of last year when the internal investigation in the embezzlement was
A portion of Old Lenoir Road in Hickory will be closed until around 3 p.m. today. The closure is due to crews cleaning up after repairing a gas line that the Daily Record reports was hit on