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Tuttle State Forest

The Tuttle Educational State Forest will close for winter maintenance on Friday November 20th.  The reopening for spring will be in mid-March.  Reservations for the picnic shelter will begin January 4th.  For any questions and to speak

Multiple Charges

Multiple charges were brought against a Connelly Springs man.  Ricky Jared Gragg, 28 years old, faces possession of stolen property, failure to stop and resisting, delaying or obstructing a public officer among other charges.  He attempted to

100 Years

The oldest funeral home in Caldwell County has turned 100. Mackie Funeral Home was established in 1920.  New ownership took over in May of 2020.  Those owners are Ed Plemmons and Andy Thompson, who also own Heritage

Stolen Vehicle Case

Felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle, that is the charge against Brittany Geraldine Lindsay of Lenoir.  The 31 year old was placed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $2,500 secured bond.  A court date

Assault Charge

No bond was allowed for a Lenoir man.  Jonathan Wayne Loven 45, was charged with assault by pointing a gun and communicating threats.  He was arrested by the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office November 11th.

Area Flooding

8-10 inches of rain fell across the Catawba Valley yesterday. Several area roadways were flooded and closed including 25 roads and bridges in Catawba County.  The NC Department of Transportation is assessing damages and will decide which

Felony Meth Charges

Felony methamphetamine charges were brought against a Hickory man.  Mitchell Todd Bowman 47, also faces possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting, delaying or obstructing an officer.  Bowman was taken to the Catawba County Detention Facility by the

Flood Watch

The Catawba Valley is under a flood watch until Thursday evening.  This includes Burke, Caldwell, Catawba and surrounding counties.  Remnants of Hurricane Eta are expected to bring the heavy rains to the area.

Lenoir-Rhyne University Rolls Out Plan for End of Semester 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: November 8, 2020 CONTACT: Doug Minor, Associate Vice President for Digital Strategy 828.328.7109, doug.minor@lr.edu Cory Butzin, Marketing & Communications Specialist 828.328.7500, cory.butzin@lr.edu PRESS KIT: Photos Lenoir-Rhyne University Rolls Out Plan for End of Semester  HICKORY, N.C. –

Catawba County Veteran Court to Become Reality

Officials with the 36th Prosecutorial District Attorney’s Office received confirmation on Monday, October 19, 2020, that Catawba County’s grant application had been accepted and approved by the Bureau of Justice Administration (BJA) to allocate funding for the