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Tuesday traffic stop leads to drug charges

Three people were arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop Tuesday. A Lenoir police officer pulled up behind a black Volvo on North Fairview Drive about 9 a.m, and The News-Topic reports the officer found approximately

Conover Police investigate phony July 4th event

Conover Police Department is investigating a malicious email and spread of false information regarding a phony July 4 event at Conover City Park. The email held a press release about a “Nazareth Child and Family’s Independence Day

Maiden police seeking help in solving theft

Maiden police are seeking help in solving a theft. The Hickory Daily Record reports a STIHL weed trimmer was reported stolen on East Klutz Street around 10 a.m. Sunday. Surveillance cameras captured a white female exit a

Man shot in the head last week may survive

A man who was shot in the head last week may survive, but his injuries could be debilitating, Rocky Penley of Lenoir was flown to Carolinas Medical Center early Wednesday morning after The News-Topic reports another man

Woman accused of trying to kill parents

A woman who moved in with her parents after her own house burned is accused of setting fire to her parents’ house to try to kill them. The News-Topics reports Grecia Barlowe is accused of lighting the