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Lenoir Man Killed After Chase

A driver who fled from police Tuesday  was killed when he collided head on with another car in Caldwell County.  According the NC Highway Patrol, Lenoir police had initiated the chase after attempting to pull the driver

Man Shot with Crossbow

A man is in serious condition after being shot in the head with a crossbow Wednesday morning on Hunterwood Dr.  The Burke County Sheriff’s Office responded to the call. The victim, whose identity has not been released, 

14th COVID-19 Death in Burke Co.

Burke County Public Health was notified today of the fourteenth COVID-19 associated death in Burke County. The individual in their 90’s was not hospitalized but died from complications associated with their underlying medical conditions. To protect the

Rabies Case in Caldwell Co.

On May 12, 2020, the North Carolina State Laboratory notified Caldwell County Animal Control that a skunk submitted for testing and was infected with the rabies virus. The skunk was found in the Granite Falls area of Caldwell County and is the second confirmed rabies case in the county this year.  

Area Coronavirus Update From Monday

Late Monday Afternoon, Caldwell County reported it’s first Coronavirus related death.   Caldwell County Public Health Director Anna Martin said the loss of any patient is tragic and the death points to the importance of taking every precaution