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17-year-old Maiden girl dies in car crash

A teenager from Maiden was killed and three others were injured in an automobile accident on Startown Road in Lincoln County yesterday afternoon.  17-year-old Nicole Taelor Kennett was driving her Chevrolet Cobalt south on Startown Road when

Starbucks coming to Lenoir in 2020

Lenoir will get a Starbucks coffee shop sometime in 2020. Starbucks plans to build the new 2,500-square-foot location on Blowing Rock Boulevard next to Dairy Queen. The News-Topic reports the coffee shop will have a drive-thru and

Plane crashes in Rowan County

A plane that departed Statesville Regional Airport on Monday morning crashed in Rowan County, killing the lone person on board. Hickory Daily Record reports the Statesville Police Department had released a report concerning the missing plane after