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Lenoir Sets 2020-2021 Budget

Lenoir City Council is set to hold a public hearing on June 2nd to hear from citizens on its 2020-2021 proposed budget. There is no increase in taxes or fees in the proposed budget.Under the proposal, the

Drive Thru Parade for Graduates

Students, Parents and friends are invited out to South Caldwell High School tonight (Tuesday, May 26) to help recognize graduating seniors.  The campus will be lit up and there will be a drive thru parade to view

Hickory Fire Labeled Suspicious

A fire last week in Hickory is being labeled as suspicious.  A building on 10th Ave. Dr., NE was heavily damaged just after midnight on Friday.  The building housed a number of businesses.  Officials from Hickory Fire

Caldwell Co. at 105 COVID-19 Monday

One New COVID-19 Case Reported Monday Laboratory-Confirmed Cases* Recovered Patients* Deaths 105 61 2 Hospitalized Percentage of Tested Patients Who Are Positive 7 3.95% Total Tested Total Negative 2632 2382 Confirmed Cases by Zip Code* 28645 28638

Burke County at 320 COVID-19 on Monday

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19 • Burke County is currently at 320 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All positive cases are isolated and Public Health staff continues to investigate the

Burke County Reports 15th Death

Burke County Public Health was notified late yesterday of the fifteenth COVID-19 associated death in Burke County. The individual in their 80’s was hospitalized but died from complications associated with their underlying medical conditions. To protect the

NC Enters Phase II Reopening

NC Governor Roy Cooper announced Wednesday that Phase Two of reopening the State will begin on Friday at 5pm.  While the stay at home order will be lifted, health officials say people will still be safer if

33 New COVID-19 in Burke County

As NC prepares to enter phase 2 of reopening later today, Here in our area, The largest one day spike in cases since the pandemic began was recorded in Burke County Thursday.  Burke County reported 33 new

Antibody Testing Today in Morganton

Due to the overwhelming response of interested residents, the testing location has been changed. On Friday, May 22, Psalms/Solid Rock Family Medicine will be conducting a first come first serve drive thru COVID-19 ANTIBODY testing clinic from