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Granite Falls Man Arrested in Church Break In

A Granite Falls man is accused of breaking into a church in Lenoir yesterday morning. Clayton Darr was arrested quickly after officers responded to a burglar alarm at South Lenoir Church of God. Officers found Darr’s truck

Catawba County Schools Announce Make-Up Days

Important Message from Catawba County Schools: We have experienced some difficult weather conditions in the 2018-19 school year. This year our school calendar began with a total of 1070 instructional hours for students; we are required by the state

Hickory Water Supply Safe After Wastewater Spill

Hickory’s water supply is safe after untreated wastewater spilled into Lyle Creek last week. Roughly 5,300 gallons spilled at the Murray Basin Outfall. The Daily Record reports the spill was caused by the recent heavy rainfall.

Domino’s in Valdese Closed

The Domino’s in Valdese closed its doors yesterday. The decision came from slumping business at the location. The Daily Record reports customers are invited to take their business to the locations in either Morganton or Connelly Springs,

Brookford Man Accused of Shooting Son

A Brookford man is accused of shooting his son Tuesday afternoon. The shooting took place in a garage behind a home on South Center Street. WSOCTV reports the two had been drinking and that charges are pending

New District Attorney Sworn

The new district attorney for Caldwell, Catawba and Burke counties was sworn in yesterday. Scott Reilly has been practicing law for nearly 30 years. The News Topic reports that among Reilly’s top priorities will be addressing the

Cajah’s Mountain Man Injured in Fire

A Cajah’s Mountain man was sent to the hospital after a fire destroyed the inside of his home yesterday. The New Topic reports the fire appeared to have started on a mattress in a back bedroom possibly