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2nd murder suspect sought

**UPDATE 1-29-2020** Hickory – The Hickory Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance to identify a second suspect connected to the murder of Andres Osvaldo Moscotte on Thursday, January 23, 2020. Anyone with information or who might

Lincoln County man faces additional charges

A Lincoln County man is facing additional charges in connection to a incident in April of last year. 53 year old Donnie Harris Lane was originally charged with statutory rape and indecent liberties with a minor. On Wednesday,  Lane

New traffic pattern in granite falls

Drivers in Granite Falls are being asked to exercise caution and patience as The NC Department of  Transportation continues to make improvements around the Duke Street and US 321 A area.  That intersection is now closed and motorists

Fatal Crash in Newton

Newton Police are investigating an accident Tuesday morning that killed one person and injured 3 others.  The crash happened in the 500 block of Thornburg Dr. SE, Conover. When officers arrived they discovered a  vehicle on its

Lincoln County Road Re Opened

 A major road in Lincoln County is reopened after being closed nearly all night due to a fatal accident.  The accident happened on Highway 16 when a car pulled into the path of a tanker truck loaded

Human remains found near Lenoir

Human remains discovered in a wooded area of Caldwell County may be those of a man missing since late last year.  61 year old Danny James Garvin was reported missing on January 24th, but had not contacted

Missing man could be in Hickory Area

Police in Lincoln County are asking for the public’s help in locating a Denver man who hasn’t been seen since Jan. 16th.  38 year old Rene Garcia Gomez has a medical condition and requires daily medication but

Morganton Public Safety Chief to Retire

Ronnie Rector’s office is mostly packed into boxes now — nearly three decades worth of certifications, accomplishments, and memories are heading home with him. After 28 years of dutiful service to the citizens of Morganton, Public Safety