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Man Charged with Indecent Liberities

A Hickory man faces charges of indecent liberties with a minor.  Following an investigation by the Burke County Sheriffs Office, John Kevin Pace was arrested on Wednesday.  Police say he admitted to the inappropriate contact.  His first

High Winds Cause Power Outages

Blue Ridge Energy crews worked throughout Thursday to restore power outages across the area after strong winds Wednesday night.  Early Thursday morning over 2,500 customers were without power but according to their website this morning it looks

Christmas Parades this weekend

Several Christmas parades happening this weekend beginning with Lenoir Friday night at 6:30.  The Town of Valdese will have its parade Saturday at 10am.  Other parades on Saturday include Granite Falls at 12pm and The Town of

Red and Black Day

Today is Red and Black Day in Hickory.  People are encouraged to wear those colors to support the Lenoir Rhyne Football team will advanced to tomorrows NCAA quarterfinals.

Water Main Break Closes School

Heritage Middle School in Valdese is closed today after a water main break.  State law states that the town must test the water for 24 hours and the school is under a boil water advisory.  Staff members

Couple Found Safe

Heres an update to a story we reported yesterday.  An elderly couple who were missing from the Lincoln County area were found safe in Lenoir yesterday.  The pair had been reported missing from their sons home on

Road Work in Hickory

Work will begin toady along Main Ave NW in Hickory from 9th st NW to 4th St NW as part of the City Walk Project.  One lane will remain open but there could be some congestion in

Hiddenite Man Sentenced

A Hiddenite man has been convicted on breaking and entering charges. Michael Scott Henderson, will spend five to seven years in prison after he was convicted during Catawba County Superior Court on Tuesday. the break ins happened

Hickory Man Sentenced

A Hickory man was given an active prison sentence of six to nine years following his conviction for multiple crimes during Catawba County Superior Court on Monday. Renous Alan Hughes, pleaded guilty to flee to elude arrest with

SIler Alert for Elderly Couple

A Silver alert has been issued for a man and wife last seen in the Denver area of Lincoln County.  Charles William Whitner and his wife Maxine were last seen on Monday.  The couple may be suffering