Local News

Local News Archives

Explosion at Plant Near Hickory

 Emergency Management and Long View Fire Department have confirmed that an explosion took place at OneH2, a company located in the Town of Long View. All employees are accounted for, and there were no injuries or fatalities.

Catawba Co Reports on New Coronavirus

One new case of COVID-19 has been identified in Catawba County, bringing the county’s total number of residents who have tested positive to 25. We have received 370 negative test results.   The county’s total case number

Caldwell With New Cases Of Coronavirus

CONFIRMED COVID-19 CASES COVID-19 DEATHS COVID-19 TESTS CONDUCTED NEGATIVE TESTS 11* 0 684 296 CONFIRMED CASES BY ZIP CODE* 28638 3 28645 8 *Only updated the number of positive cases. All other numbers from Friday, April 3.

Catawba County Now at 22 Positives

Two new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Catawba County, bringing the county’s total number of residents who have tested positive to 22. We have received 339 negative test results.   The county’s total case number

Burke County with 5 More Positives

The Burke County Health Director was notified of five additional positive cases of COVID-19 which brings the total cases to 18 in Burke County. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. Eight of the cases

Burke Co. Reports First Coronavirus Death

Burke County Unified Command is deeply saddened to have to report and confirm Burke County’s first death associated with COVID-19. The individual had been hospitalized and died on Saturday, April 4 from complications associated with the virus. The