Prosecutors will seek the death penalty for a Cajah’s Mountain man if he is convicted of murder in Burke County. The News Topic Reports Joshua Nathaniel Beard was charged with the murder of Robin Berry Teague back
A blown tire couldn’t stop a Florida band on Monday afternoon. The news Herald reports Come Back Alice was on its way to a gig in Richmond when they were forced to stop at exit 111 on
A man was arrested after breaking into a Morganton Dollar General last week. The News Herald reports Douglas Edward Staley was seen on surveillance video by police after responding to an alarm at the business. Staley being
A woman was charged in connection with the robbery of a convenience store and kidnapping of a store clerk early yesterday morning. The Daily Record reports Taya Shaquae McCathern went into the Cubbard Express on 16th Street
Two men have been charged after stealing and breaking into a safe. Jared Richard Messer and Randall Travis Lowman are accused of breaking into a house in June and then taking the safe to a second location.
A small earthquake was reported in northern Caldwell County on Sunday. The magnitude 2.4 earthquake was centered about 10 miles north of Lenoir.
Caldwell County schools stands to gain almost $6 million from a lawsuit against the state. The News Topic Reports the NC School Board Association and 20 school boards filed to renew a 2008 court order requiring the state
Morganton is taking the next step toward adding more downtown housing. The Morganton city council approved to allocate $120,000 for low interest loans to aid in the creation of housing in the central business district. The News
A road on South Caldwell’s campus will be closed to traffic during the school day. The News Topic reports a gate will be installed on the north side of campus blocking Burt Huffman Dr. The Gate will
Five schools in Caldwell County are getting security upgrade for the upcoming school year. The Lenoir News Topic reports South Caldwell, West Caldwell, Happy Valley, West Lenoir and Davenport each had construction done this summer to add