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Caldwell County Animal Shelter Fined

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

Hickory Woman Stabbed

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

Earthquake Felt in Catawba County

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.

Car Flips in Morganton

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

Bus Crash in McDowell County

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.

Fire Destroys Home in Gamewell

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