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Caldwell Schools receives grant

The Caldwell County School System is one of 15 school districts statewide that was recently awarded grant monies under the Coding and Mobile App Development Grant Program launched in 2017 with funding from the North Carolina General

wreck claims second victim

A second person has died from injuries suffered in a car accident Tuesday morning on Thornburg Dr., SE in Newton.   two of the surviving occupants of the crash are still listed in critical condition at Atrium Health

2nd murder suspect sought

**UPDATE 1-29-2020** Hickory – The Hickory Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance to identify a second suspect connected to the murder of Andres Osvaldo Moscotte on Thursday, January 23, 2020. Anyone with information or who might

Lincoln County man faces additional charges

A Lincoln County man is facing additional charges in connection to a incident in April of last year. 53 year old Donnie Harris Lane was originally charged with statutory rape and indecent liberties with a minor. On Wednesday,  Lane

New traffic pattern in granite falls

Drivers in Granite Falls are being asked to exercise caution and patience as The NC Department of  Transportation continues to make improvements around the Duke Street and US 321 A area.  That intersection is now closed and motorists

Fatal Crash in Newton

Newton Police are investigating an accident Tuesday morning that killed one person and injured 3 others.  The crash happened in the 500 block of Thornburg Dr. SE, Conover. When officers arrived they discovered a  vehicle on its

Lincoln County Road Re Opened

 A major road in Lincoln County is reopened after being closed nearly all night due to a fatal accident.  The accident happened on Highway 16 when a car pulled into the path of a tanker truck loaded

Human remains found near Lenoir

Human remains discovered in a wooded area of Caldwell County may be those of a man missing since late last year.  61 year old Danny James Garvin was reported missing on January 24th, but had not contacted