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$50,000 Bond

A Lenoir woman is facing drug charges.  Paula Margaret Oxendine 42, was charged by Lenoir Police with felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver methamphetamine, she was placed in the Caldwell County Detention Facility.  Bond

Damage by Fire

An early Easter Sunday morning fire is under investigation.  A storage building at the back of A to Z storage is believed to be a total loss as several units were destroyed.  The business is located next

50 Jobs

50 new jobs will be added at a Hickory business.  H S Manufacturing will be expanding the mattress production capacity.  Hickory Springs Manufacturing is combining the bedding operation including mattress assembly, innerspring coiling production and roll pack

Wire Fraud

Up to 20 years in prison, that is possible for a Hickory woman.  Jessica Anne Miller 38, plead guilty to federal charges of wire fraud.  The case involved stealing $68,000 from a workforce development program.  The incidents

Covid Vaccine

The Burke County Health Department has announced everyone 16 and older interested in a Covid 19 vaccine is now eligible.  Appointments can be made by calling 828-764-9150.  Currently there is 1 person hospitalized with coronavirus in Burke

New Restaurants Coming

Two new restaurants have announced plans to open locations in Lenoir.  Hwy 55 Burgers Shakes and Fries will be located at 1095 Hickory Blvd.  That according to the City of Lenoir Public Information office.  Dairi O was

Fugitive Arrest

A fugitive arrest was made in Hickory.  Jack Edward Frye 37, is facing felony failure to appear on charges of possession of fentanyl for re sale among other charges.  He is a fugitive awaiting extradition to Tennessee. 

Guilty Plea

A local doctor pled guilty to assault on a female charges.  Dr Diaa Eldin Hussein 65, was sentenced to 60 days in jail, which was suspended for a year of supervised probation.  Dr Hussein has offices in

Drug Arrest

A court date is set for April 1st for a Morganton man.  Ralph Arnold Phillips 39, was arrested by the Morganton Department of Public Safety on felony possession of schedule 2 controlled substance and probation violations.  Bond

Good Friday

The City of Hickory will close its offices on Friday, April 2, in observance of the Easter holiday.  City of Hickory offices will re-open on Monday, April 5, at 8:30 a.m. Other city department closings and/or schedule