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Bond set at $63,000

One of Burke County’s most wanted is in jail in Morganton.  Nicholas Dalton Robinson 26, faces felony financial card theft, obtaining property by false pretense, larceny of a motor vehicle and possession of a stolen vehicle among

Luminary Display

The Blue Ridge Memorial Park will hold its annual luminary display on December 11th.  The event begins at 6pm at 2017 Wilkesboro Blvd in Lenoir.  Thousands of luminaries will be placed at the graves in honor of

Fire Damage

A home was destroyed by fire in Caldwell County.  The mobile home was located at 4178 Blue Dove Lane, it went up in flames Sunday morning.  Two dogs died in the fire.  The resident said the cause

Bonds set at $15,000

A Hickory man is facing assault and battery charges.  Jerry Lee Price 31, also faces failure to appear and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle among many other charges.  Hickory Police made the arrest and place him

Santa in Drexel

Santa is coming to town, the town of Drexel that is…He and Mrs Claus, the elves, Cindy Lou and the Grinch will parade through on Saturday December 12th.  It starts at 11am.  For information on the exact


Covid 19 cases are up in area counties.  As of Sunday December 6th, 77 people were hospitalized in Catawba County.   In Caldwell County there were 27 people hospitalized, while in Burke County the number reported was 17

Coats Available

As the cold temperatures arrive this winter, 2,500 new and gently used coats are available for free in Caldwell County. Men’s, Women’s, Boys and Girls sizes are available at Yokefellow and South Caldwell Christian Ministries.  First come,

Park Improvement

A new section of the greenway was paved at Wilson Park in Lenoir.  Located at 1010 Powell Rd NE, the park is next to the Lenoir Greenway and covers 18 acres.  There are baseball, softball and soccer

Drug Charge

Felony drug charges were brought against a man in Burke County.  Larry Conley Fenner 28, faces felony possession of schedule II controlled substance.  He is in jail in Morganton without bond.  A court date is set for

Unemployment Rate Falls

The overall unemployment rate for the Hickory region fell in October to 6.1%.  Caldwell County’s rate for the month fell from 7.5% to 6.6%, while Burke County fell to 5.7% and Catawba County is now at 6.2%.