A Conover woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to involuntary manslaughter for shooting and killing a 17-year-old Hickory girl in July 2018. Hickory Daily Record reports Cheyenne Kenniston, was sentenced to 120 days in prison and five years of
Lenoir’s Optimist Park is getting new playground equipment as renovations of the park move forward. The News-Topic reports the Lenoir City Council approved the purchase of $45,000 of playground equipment at Tuesday’s meeting.
Starting Tuesday, the speed limit on I-40 between mile marker 111 and 116 in both directions will be lowered to 55 mph. The News Herald reports the N.C. Department of Transportation and State Highway Patrol have both
A third man has been charged in connection with the shooting at the Waffle House on U.S. 321 in March. Hickory Daily Record reports Jalen Tremain Crowell, 26, of Hickory, was charged and issued a $5,000 bond.
Meteorologists with the National Weather Service traveled to Burke County to survey the damage left behind by the storm and determined it was from straight-line winds and not a tornado. The News Herald reports no one was
Representatives of about 50 Caldwell County companies will be at Caldwell is Hiring at the J.E. Broyhill Civic Center tomorrow from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.the companies will be looking to fill 2,000 open positions.
A Valdese man is facing a drug charge after an investigation at his home earlier this month. Daniel Chapman was charged with possession of methamphetamine. The News Herald reports police started an investigation at Chapman’s home after
The Hickory Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at the Speedway convenience store on N. Center Street. Hickory Daily Record reports a suspect entered the store with a handgun and took money from the clerk just
A downed tree that took out a street light and power lines closed a street in downtown Morganton last night. King Street between West Union and East Meeting streets was closed while crews worked to remove the
A Lenoir church is accusing a construction company of cheating it out of $25,000. Mountain Pilgrim Baptist Church filed a lawsuit on Thursday saying Robbie Byerly agreed in November to remodel the church’s sanctuary but did not