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
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 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
The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Stakeholders and Investors Luncheon on February 13th. The Hickory Record reports Kimberly George (Alex Lee, Inc.) received the 2018 Duke Energy Citizenship & Service Award. Additional hallmarks of
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
The second of two leaf sculptures at the interchange of 321 and 70 was put into place this week. The new leaf completes a sculpture that was started in early February. The Hickory Record reports the sculpture
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
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.
Three people were arrested after a car chased ended when the vehicle crashed into a house in Lenoir. Jonathan Kersey tried to get away as officers tried to pull him over for driving at a high speed.
Hickory Police are searching for a man accused of stabbing a woman at the McDonald’s on Fairgrove Church Road Monday night. The woman was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The Daily Record reports there