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Arrest in Hickory Arson Case

Hickory police have made an arrest in connection to a  fire that heavily damaged several businesses at Colonial Square on May 21st   28 year old  Marco Antonio Rios is charged with (1) Felony Count of “Burning Certain

Coronavirus Cases Continue to Climb

Catawba County Public Health reported 18 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday   Catawba County is reporting its highest number of  hospitalizations.  16 people were hospitalized as of Saturday. 16 new cases of COVID-19 were reported Saturday in

Small Business Assistance

The Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute Small Business Center (SBC) has launched an initiative to help small businesses in Caldwell and Watauga counties impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Reboot, Recover, Rebuild (R3) will provide small businesses

COVID-19 Testing June 16th

The Caldwell County Health Department will hold a COVID-19 Drive-thru Testing on Tuesday, June 16, from 2-5 p.m. at South Caldwell High School. Testing is free, but people are asked to bring their insurance card and, if

Morganton creates parklets and streateries

The City of Morganton Main Street Office is bringing downtown’s best eats to the streets with the creation of “parklets” and “streateries” throughout the downtown area. Restaurants, breweries and social establishments tend to be the first to

Man Charged With Assaulting Firefighter

From Burke County Sheriff’s Office: On Wednesday, A fireman was checking on a suspicious male, later identified as Jacob Larkin White, sitting in a vehicle at the Brendletown Fire Department. The fireman called EMS to check on

Police Make Arrest In Shooting Case

On June 9, 2020 at approximately 6:29 pm, Reginald Lavar Davis, 43, of 4940 Mayble Street, Catawba, was arrested without incident at 3888 Wash Gap Dr., Newton. Mr. Davis had outstanding warrants for his arrest issued in

Deputy Cleared in Fatal Shooting

A Caldwell County deputy involved in a fatal shooting in April has been cleared of any wrongdoing by the District Attorneys Office.   The deputy responded to a suspicious person call on Miller Hill Road in Lenoir where