The Burke County Department of Social Services is offering help to low-income and older residents struggling to heat their homes this winter. The News Herald reports each household that applies and is found to be in crisis
The Caldwell County Animal Control Shelter was fined by the state Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services after an injured dog died several hours after being brought in for treatment back in September. The News Topic reports
A woman died after being stabbed early Monday morning. The Daily Record reports Octavia Beaty was stabbed in her apartment and transferred to the hospital where she later died of her injuries. Jerry Woods of Hickory was
A magnitude 2.4 earthquake was felt in Catawba County on Sunday. The quake was centered a wooded area near the intersection of Shuford and Robinson roads. WSOCTV reports there are no reports of damages or injuries.
A woman was injured in a car wreck in Morganton after her vehicle flipped Thursday afternoon, stated by the Morganton News Herald. The car flipped several times before landing on its roof. The victim was impaired and
A school bus in McDowell County was involved in an accident Thursday afternoon, according to the Hickory Daily Record. Several students sustained minor injuries. No word on the condition of the bus driver.
The News Topic reports a home in Gamewell was destroyed by a fire on Wednesday night. The blaze started around 11pm, and the home was engulfed by the time firefighters arrived on scene. No one was home
Five more teachers will hang a gold star on their classroom door, a symbol of acclaim that has been placed on the doorways of 280 teachers, counselors, and media specialists in the Caldwell County School System who
HICKORY, N.C. – Lenoir-Rhyne University has received reaffirmation of its accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. SACSCOC is the University’s regional accrediting body, which determines, among other things, whether LR is
Between January 2 and January 11, 2019, the City of Lenoir offers curbside Christmas Tree pick-up. This service is offered at no cost to individuals. To be eligible for this free service, the City requests that Christmas