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Ninth Death in Burke County

Burke County public health is reporting its ninth Coronavirus related death.  The individual was in their 80s and was not hospitalized.  The patient died of complications associated with underlying health issues.  No other information was released.

Man Charged with Indecent Liberties

A Granite Falls man is facing charges in Alexander County  47-year-old Shane Dula was arrested Friday (April 24) by Alexander County Sheriff’s Officers. Dula is charged with felony counts of first-degree statutory sex offense and indecent liberties

Pair Caught With Stolen Trucks of Furniture

A Morganton pair have been arrested after police say they were caught with two stolen trucks loaded with furniture.  34-year-old Douglas Herman Saunders and 41-year-old Jennifer Brooke Laws, are each charged with one felony count of larceny

Over 200,000 Meals Bagged For Students

Teacher Treasures: A Resource Center and Fairvalue Food Stores have collaborated to provide 22,000 plastic grocery bags to Caldwell County Schools for meal distribution. The bags will be used to package meals for Caldwell County students. According

Students Benefit from Rolling Study Hall

The Caldwell County School District and the Education Foundation of Caldwell County launched Rolling Hotspots as part of Google’s Rolling Study Halls program. IT will help local students engage in virtual learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. 31

Coronavirus Update

NC saw its biggest one day jump in the number of coronavirus cases Tuesday since the pandemic began.  On Tuesday, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting 9,568 cases of COVID-19 in 96 counties. That is

Officer Involved Shooting Update

Authorities have released the name of a man killed in an officer involved shooting on Friday.  Police say around 10 a.m., a Deputy with Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office responded to a suspicious person call on Miller Hill

Stay at Home Order Extended

NC Governor Roy Cooper announced Thursday that the current stay at home order will remain in place until May 8th.  After that time, barring a surge in cases, the State will plan on re-opening in three seperate

1 New COVID-19 in Catawba Co

Coronavirus/COVID-19 [UPDATED: 4/23/20 – 11:15AM] Important Information about the Data Case numbers are based on test results for county residents. Not all cases of COVID-19 are tested, so this does not represent the total number of people

Burke Co. with 5 New COVID-19 on Wednesday

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19 • Burke County is currently at 83 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive cases are isolated and Public Health staff continues to investigate the cases