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Man faces a long list of charges

A Vale man was placed under nearly a $250,000 bond after Hickory Police arrested him recently.  James Notheisen faces a long list of charges including possession of a firearm by a felon, carrying a concealed gun, possession with intent

Missing teen located safe

A missing teenager from Lincoln County has been located and is safe.  Authorities say 16 year old Kylie Felice Almstead is safe and is back home after being located in Catawba County on Tuesday afternoon.  She had

Caldwell County Crimes of the week

The Lenoir / Caldwell County Crime Stoppers need your assistance in solving the following crimes: On 12/27/2019 a report for larceny from a motor vehicle was filed with the Lenoir Police Department. An unknown offender(s) removed an

Hudson man sentenced on drug charges

Jakime Raheim Whiteside, 26, of Hudson, will serve an active prison sentence of six to eight years following his conviction for felony trafficking methamphetamine and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. The Honorable Alan Z.

Missing 16 year old from Lincolnton

Authorities in Lincoln County are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 16 year old girl.  Kylie Felice Almstead was last seen at her home on Asbury Church Road this past Friday.  She is a white

Workers installing wastewater sensors this week

Contractors will be working in several areas around Morganton today and Wednesday to install iTracker Smart Wastewater Sensors for the City’s wastewater system. These sensors will monitor inflow and infiltration in the City’s wastewater system.Crews from Duke’s

Hickory Police Academy Applications

Are you interested in learning more about law enforcement to include patrol techniques, community policing, criminal investigation, firearms, or just want to become more familiar with the Hickory Police Department in general? Now is your opportunity! The

MLK Day events

Join community members for the annual Memory March from J.E. Broyhill Park to the City’s Martin Luther King Jr. Center followed by the MLK Day Celebration.  The Memory March will start at 1:30 p.m. at J.E. Broyhill Park,

Meth Arrest in Hildebran

An investigation at a Hildebran home last week resulted in numerous charges. Larry Wayne Nance of Hickory was charged with trafficking in methamphetamine, possession with intent to sell and deliver, and possession of a firearm by a