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Local Schools Work on Re-Opening Plans

The Catawba County Board of Education has approved the framework for students return to school on August 17th under the States Plan B.  Most students will be attending in person two days a week and learning remotely

22nd Death in Burke County

Burke County Health Officials have been notified of the county’s 22nd Coronavirus related death.  The person was in their 40s and was not hospitalized but died from Coronavirus related complications.  No other information was released.

Coronavirus Numbers Continue to Climb

Catawba County reported the highest number of coronavirus related hospitalizations since the pandemic began on Sunday.   24 people were hospitalized in Catawba County on Sunday. Over the weekend Catawba County reported a total of 78 new positive

Murder Suspect Arrested in Charlotte

A Mooresville man has been charged in connection to a murder in Catawba County last week.  33-year-old Joe Henry Furr was arrested in Charlotte Friday by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. Furr is charged with first degree murder

Possible Road Rage Incident Injuries One

Police in Morganton believe road rage may have led to one person being seriously injured on Friday.  A man was found on the side of Interstate 40 near Jamestown Road suffering traumatic injuries.  He was originally transported