HICKORY, N.C. – Lenoir-Rhyne University has received reaffirmation of its accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. SACSCOC is the University’s regional accrediting body, which determines, among other things, whether LR is
Between January 2 and January 11, 2019, the City of Lenoir offers curbside Christmas Tree pick-up. This service is offered at no cost to individuals. To be eligible for this free service, the City requests that Christmas
A dog is recovering after being shot in the head multiple times with a BB gun last week. Brownie was found a quarter of a mile from his home during last week’s snowstorm. The News Herald reports
The Hudson Uptown Building may need a new roof after the heavy snow last week caused part of the ceiling in an upstairs room to collapse. The News Topic reports the roof could cost around $200,000.
Three people were arrested after police responded to a trespassing call in Morganton Monday. Vincent Forney, Angela Hedrick and Christopher Smith were arrested after police were called to Forney’s mother’s apartment. The News Herald reports officers also
Main Avenue NW between Ninth and Fifth streets in Hickory will be closed for a month starting today. The road will due to the replacement of a water main that the Daily Record reports broke Wednesday.
A House on Twinbrooke Road in Long View Caught fire on Friday morning. The Daily Record reports the cause of the fire is believed to be a wood stove. No one was injured in the incident.
The Burke County Board of Commissioners is expected to hold a public hearing tomorrow on whether to allow a radio tower in a neighborhood. The News Herald reports WSVM is requesting to rezone 4 acres on Brookswood
The Former Director of the Friends for Animals Human Society in Burke County will spend six years in federal prison after pleading guilty in a drug case. Teddi Stamey was sentenced on one count of conspiracy to
A tractor trailer overturned onto a wire fence in Newton Wednesday afternoon. The truck was traveling about 15 miles per hour over the speed limit when the Daily Record reports it entered a curve and flipped onto