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Fatal Hit & Run Still Unsolved

The Hickory Police Department is continuing to ask for public assistance in the investigation of a pedestrian that was struck during a hit and run that occurred on Monday, November 28, 2016 at approximately 8:00pm in the

Burke County COVID-19 Update

• Burke County is holding at 894 positive cases on Monday.   The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All positive cases are isolated and Public Health staff continues to investigate the cases and will

Financial Help Available in Catawba County

Families or individuals experiencing a financial hardship with paying their mortgage, rent, utilities or other expense due to the COVID-19 pandemic may apply for financial assistance through the COVID-19 Relief Program. Applications will be available through Eastern

Weekend COVID-19 Cases

Catawba County Health officials reported 30 new cases of Coronavirus on Friday and an additional 17 new positive results on Saturday.  16 people were hospitalized on Saturday. Burke County reported nine new infections Friday and 11 new

Missing Man Found Safe

Caldwell County Emergency Services along with trained search and rescue volunteers from local fire/rescue departments searched overnight for Billy Joe Lipford who suffers from dementia. Lipford had last been seen around 4 p.m. Thursday at his home

Highest One Day Total in Caldwell County

Updated 6-17-20 Today, 23 COVID-19 cases were reported in Caldwell County — the highest number of cases recorded in a single day since the pandemic began.  Contact tracing for these cases is underway. Contact tracers ask patients