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Weekend Holiday Events planned

Several Holiday events happening this weekend beginning with the Hickory Christmas parade tonight at 6pm followed by the tree lighting.  The Morganton Winter Carnival is Saturday from 5 until 8pm in Downtown.  Free activities including the memorial tree lighting, carriage rides

armed robbery at hickory business

On Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at approximately 6:30 p.m., Hickory Police responded to Hamrick’s located at 1842 Hwy 70 SE reference an armed robbery. During the robbery, the suspect entered the store, displayed a handgun and obtained

Granite Falls Christmas Festival

The Fourteenth Annual Festival on the Square Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held Monday, November 25, 2019 in downtown Granite Falls. The Festival begins at 6:15 p.m. but we encourage everyone to come early to see

LIght Up Lenoir Thursday Night

Light Up Lenoir Light Up Lenoir is an annual holiday event where local students and other groups decorate dozens of Christmas trees in Downtown Lenoir. This year’s event is Thursday, Nov. 21, from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00

Shooting and Kidnapping in Hickory

On Tuesday, November 19 at approximately 8:15 pm, Hickory Officers responded to a residence located in the 700 Block of 7th Ave PL SW reference a home invasion and kidnapping. The victim, B/F 26 of Hickory, reported

Caldwell Hospice Meal Dec. 1st

Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care will hold its next monthly Good Grief Meal at 3pm, Thursday, December 5, at Southern Crossroads, 129 Wilkesboro Blvd., NE, Lenoir, NC. The informal time of food and fellowship is open to

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Charges

On November 18th 2019 at 9:23 am officers with the Lenoir Police Traffic unit along with officers from the Narcotics Unit stopped a white 2009 Cadillac passenger car near 1346 Norwood St. Lenoir, NC. The driver of

Four Arrested on Drug Charges

Pursuant to suspected drug activity, Burke County Sheriff’s Office detectives began an investigation of the residence of 932 Cape Hickory Road, Hickory. Subsequent to developing probable cause, Burke Co. detectives issued a search warrant for the property.

Man Sentenced for Impersonating Officer

On May 25, 2019, Burke County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to Brown Mountain Beach Road regarding an individual who approached children at a campsite at 1814 Brown Mountain Beach Rd. claiming to be an FBI Agent. Once