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Charges Added to Hiddenite Man

A Hiddenite man who was arrested Tuesday is now facing 60 sex crimes charges. Benjamin Rustin Gilreath was charged by the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office and The Daily Record Reports is now being held on a bond

Surgery Center to Open in Granite Falls

A surgery center is coming to Granite Falls next summer. The surgery center will be located in the RiverCrest Medical Park and focus on orthopedic surgery. The News Topic Reports this will make Caldwell County the first

Traffic Stops Ends in Drug Arrest

A traffic stop ended in a drug arrest in Burke County Monday night. Steven Michael Sisk was stopped by a Public Safety Officer for having an incorrect license plate. The News Herald reports Officers discovered 4.3 grams

Iredell County Teacher Arrested

A teacher at North Iredell Middle School has been arrested and charged with five counts of statutory rape. The Daily Record reports Christina D. Jolly has been suspended with pay while the case is investigated.