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Store Clerk Fights Off Would-Be Robber

The Lenoir News-Topic reports a convenience store owner in Lenoir fought off a would-be robber Saturday night. Sherry Setser, 63, was stocking the cooler at Quick-Way Superette about 10:30 p.m. when a man in black clothing walked

Hydroplaning Leads to Crash on I-40

A pregnant woman was transported to a hospital to get checked out after she hydroplaned Monday afternoon on Interstate 40. Morganton News-Herald reports Haili Cook Williams of Hickory, was headed east on I-40 near Exit 116 when

Retail and Office Space Coming to Lenoir

The Lenoir News-Topic reports retail stores and offices may be built in front of the new Hampton Inn and Suites hotel in Lenoir in the next year. The three buildings, one with five office and retail spaces,

Town Manager Search Continues in Hildebran

After firing its town manager in February, the Hildebran Town Council is looking for a new manager. According to the Morganton News Herald. The council voted 3-2 on Feb. 11 to fire former manager Tom Drum. Hildebran

Circle K convenience store in Newton robbed

The Circle K convenience store on East 20th Street in Newton was robbed early Tuesday morning. Hickory Daily Record reports the clerk asked the suspect to take off his bandanna while in the store, and the suspect