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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

Caldwell County Deputy Attacked by Dog

A Caldwell County deputy was attacked by a dog yesterday afternoon while responding to a call, according to the News-Topic. When the dog latched on, it struggled with the deputy before having to be shot, killing it.

CoMMA Director Resigns

In a press release, CoMMA Director W. Jim Smith resigned yesterday effective immediately. This comes after the News Herald in March reported that he had lied about his education on his city application.

Car strikes CVS pharmacy

A car struck the entrance to the CVS pharmacy in Mountain View around 10:30 yesterday morning. The Hickory Daily Record reports the store sustained minor damage and there were no reported injuries.