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11th Death in Caldwell County

 Caldwell County learned of its 11 COVID-19-related death on Friday and its sixth outbreak in a congregate living facility. The patient, who passed away, was over the age of 75, and had been hospitalized. The patient was

Body of Woman Identified

The deceased female found on the side of Golf Course Rd. Thursday morning has been identified as 24-year-old Christina Marie Hernandez of Morganton.  An autopsy is pending, and the investigation is continuing. The Burke County Sheriff’s Office

10th COVID19 Related Death in Caldwell

Wednesday, Caldwell County learned of its 10th COVID-19-related and its fifth outbreak.  The patient, who passed away, was over the age of 75, had been hospitalized, and was reported to have underlying health conditions. This patient was not

Several Injured After Lightning Strike

Several people were injured Tuesday afternoon at an attraction in Avery County when strong storms passed through.  Lightning struck a tree at the Wilderness Run Alpine Coaster and injured six people who were nearby.  Those injured were