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Two arrested in Granite Falls for trafficking heroin

Two people were arrested Friday for trafficking heroin after a three-month investigation. Dorian Morgan and Heidi Barlow of Granite Falls were arrested after SWAT search their apartment. The News-Topic reports undercover investigators bought drugs from Morgan several

Thomasville royalty payments sought

The companies that bought most of Heritage Home Group’s brand names in bankruptcy court say Heritage Home Group owes them nearly $140,000. The News-Topic reports the money is from royalty payments on sales related to the Thomasville

Catawba Science Center opens butterfly exhibit

The Catawba Science Center opened its butterfly exhibit “Flutterby” yesterday to all visitors. “Flutterby” will be open through the summer season and allow visitors to interact with multiple species of butterfly. The costs to view the exhibit

Child Found Dead in Morganton

A four-year-old in Morganton has died after he wandered away from home and was found unresponsive in a  neighbor’s pool last night. According to the News Herald, Burke EMS transported the child to Carolinas HealthCare System Blue

Gaming Business Raided in Conover

Conover police confiscated more than 45 computer monitors, hard drives and servers Thursday while executing a search warrant at a gaming business on Fairgrove Church Road, reported by the Daily Record.

Land Additions to Lake James State Park

The Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina has purchased 36 acres in the Linville Township of Burke County for addition to Lake James State Park.  The land includes a section along Paddy’s Creek that will eventually be managed