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Woman sexually assaulted in her home

Authorities are investigating a home invasion and sexual assault that was reported Tuesday morning in the town of Catawba.  According to reports. a man forced his way into a home on 2nd St. SE around 6:30 Tuesday

Man sentenced on drug charges

A Catawba man will serve an active prison sentence of six to eight years following his conviction for trafficking opiates by transportation during Catawba County Superior Court on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. Ellis Eugene Anderson, 58, was

Man sentenced for car break ins

Christopher Eugene McCrary, 39, of Conover, received an active prison sentence of five to seven years following his conviction for two counts of larceny of motor vehicle, larceny after breaking and entering, and first-degree burglary. The Honorable

Animal Euthanasia down in Caldwell County

Caldwell Animal Control recently released euthanasia rates for 2019, and the numbers have dropped substantially over the last four years. In 2016, 67 percent of animals turned over to Animal Control were euthanized. In 2019, the number

inmate missing from work release

 Authorities in Caldwell County are searching for an inmate who went missing from his work release assignment Monday Afternoon.  Kevin Adams, 47, was last seen around 1:15 p.m. on Cranberry Road in Lenoir.  He has brown hair, blue eyes

Man sentenced for 2019 murder

A Valdese man will spend 28 to 35 years in prison following his conviction for second-degree murder during Burke County Superior Court on Monday, February 3, 2020. Jeremy Shayne Baldridge  pleaded guilty to the charge just eight

Job fair in morganton Tuesday

The 2020 census is just around the corner and workers are needed to assist. NC Works will hold a job fair today for people looking for some temporary employment over the next few months.  The job fair

Bicyclist injured in hit and run

Morganton Public Safety officers are asking for the public’s help for information about a hit and run accident around 6:30  Sunday evening.  A bicyclist was struck on Independence Blvd by what is believed to have been a

Earthfare to close all stores

North Carolina-based specialty grocer Earth Fare has announced the closing of its nearly 50 stores which includes a Boone location. The Asheville company cited challenges in the retail industry in a press release announcing the closure. The organic and natural