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Burke county roads update

  ROADWAYS AND HIGH WATER UPDATE IN BURKE COUNTY Please proceed with extreme caution on all local roads and when you see standing water, please remember to turn around, don’t drown. Updated road issues: · East Meadow

School Delays Friday

Due to flooding and heavy rain, Caldwell County Schools will operate on a 2 hour delay Friday, February 7, 2020.  Please exercise caution and drive safely. Burke County Public Schools will operate on a 2 hour delay

Burke County Road Closures

ROAD CLOSURES AND HIGH WATER IN BURKE COUNTY The Burke County Emergency Operations Center wants to make Burke County residents aware of local roadways with reports of possible high water. Please proceed with extreme caution on all

Flash Flood Watch Today

Heavy rain in the Catawba Valley area today could lead to some flooding, especially in low lying areas.  The National weather service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for our area until around midnight tonight.  Total rainfall

More details in sexual assault

Police in the town of Catawba have released a description of the man they say forced himself inside a home  on 2nd St. SE  early Tuesday morning and sexually assaulted a woman.  They says the suspect is an African american

Burke County Death Under Investigation

Burke County Deputies were dispatched to 4520 Foxs Dr., Connelly Springs, on February 1, 2020, at approximately 4:45 p.m. regarding the possibility of three deaths. Deputies found three individuals inside a camper with a 50-year-old deceased white

Winter School Supply Drive

Winter School Supply Drive February 1 – 15 Lenoir, NC, February 4, 2020 – Teacher Treasures: A Resource Center is requesting the support of all Caldwell County residents and businesses through a Winter School Supply Drive benefiting

Woman sexually assaulted in her home

Authorities are investigating a home invasion and sexual assault that was reported Tuesday morning in the town of Catawba.  According to reports. a man forced his way into a home on 2nd St. SE around 6:30 Tuesday

Man sentenced on drug charges

A Catawba man will serve an active prison sentence of six to eight years following his conviction for trafficking opiates by transportation during Catawba County Superior Court on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. Ellis Eugene Anderson, 58, was