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Catawba Science Center opens butterfly exhibit

The Catawba Science Center opened its butterfly exhibit “Flutterby” yesterday to all visitors. “Flutterby” will be open through the summer season and allow visitors to interact with multiple species of butterfly. The costs to view the exhibit

Child Found Dead in Morganton

A four-year-old in Morganton has died after he wandered away from home and was found unresponsive in a  neighbor’s pool last night. According to the News Herald, Burke EMS transported the child to Carolinas HealthCare System Blue

Gaming Business Raided in Conover

Conover police confiscated more than 45 computer monitors, hard drives and servers Thursday while executing a search warrant at a gaming business on Fairgrove Church Road, reported by the Daily Record.

Land Additions to Lake James State Park

The Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina has purchased 36 acres in the Linville Township of Burke County for addition to Lake James State Park.  The land includes a section along Paddy’s Creek that will eventually be managed

Man’s Legs Crushed in Work Incident

An Elite Comfort Solutions employee in Conover was transported to the hospital via helicopter after he was trapped and injured in a compression machine Wednesday afternoon reported by the Daily Record. The man’s legs were trapped between

Car Crashes into Morganton Home

A man was charged with driving while impaired after his car flipped, went airborne and landed inside a house. According to the News Herald, Greg Allen Rogers was driving in a curve near the 1600 block of

Washed-Out Road Needs Funds for Repairs

Heavy rains this year started to wash away the road going to the Lenoir Police Department’s firing range off Zack’s Rock Creek Road, the News Topic reports. The road has been eroding for years and the city

Hickory PD Takes Skill Games From Business

Hickory police officers confiscated skill games at the Lucky Stop convenience store on First Avenue SW yesterday, reported by the Daily Record. In a ruling signed April 26, Mecklenburg County Superior Court Judge George Bell partially rejected