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Controlled Burn Scheduled in Newton

The Newton Fire Department will conduct a controlled burn on Northwest Boulevard on Saturday. The Hickory Record reports the burn will begin around 9 am and will be used to train firefighters. Fires will be lit and

NCDOR Warns of Scam

The North Carolina Department of Revenue is warning of criminals posing as tax agents collecting payments. The News Topic reports that the NCDOR will not contact a taxpayer in person unless the agency has first attempted to

Two Injured, One Trapped in Crash

Two people were injured and one was trapped after a crash in Morganton on Thursday. The crash occurred on West Union Road when a man tried to turned left causing a sedan to hit him. The News

Missing Man Wanted by Authorities

A Lincolnton man who was reported missing Monday is now wanted by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies were told that Justin Anthony ran from a residence when he learned that EMS was coming to check on

Catawba County Deputy Involved in Crash

A Hickory man was killed in a motor vehicle accident with a Catawba County Sheriff’s Office patrol car. The accident happened when Hernan Cortez was traveling west on 12th Ave Drive NE and Deputy Stobbe was traveling

Hildebran Town Manager Fired

A Hildebran town manager’s contract was terminated at a special meeting of the town council Monday night. The Daily Record the council appointed Rick Rankins as interim town manager, replacing Tom Crum.