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Men save boy from drowning

New information about a rescue last week that saved a 6 year old boy in Alexander County.  The Sheriffs Office reports that Workers remodeling a home were among citizens involved in the rescue of a child who

Body may be missing man

Authorities believe remains discovered earlier this week in Rowan County are those of 66 year old Rick Travis, who has been missing for nearly a year. A deer hunter found the body near the Yadkin River in the

Fire destroys cars at body shop

A fire at a Morganton body shop destroyed a large number of cars New Years eve night.  The fire started next to Morrison’s Body Shop on East Meeting St. and quickly spread to the cars, which were

17 year old shot in Newton

A 17 year old boy was shot around 3:30 Thursday morning at a home on K street in Newton.  Police responded to the call and found the victim had been shot in the leg.  He was transported

Morganton man shot as he lay in bed

At approximately 12:01 am on 1-1-2020 at 226 Pete Brittian Rd., Morganton, a resident was shot in the ankle as the subject lay in the bed of his home. The trajectory indicated that the bullet entered the

Fatal Crash on Hwy 70 in Iredell

One person was killed in a fiery crash along Hwy 70 in Iredell county Wednesday morning.  According to reports, a SUV crossed the center line into the path of a tractor trailer truck and the two collided

Trooper struck by car

A NC State Trooper received minor injuries in Catawba County Wednesday near the Longview Exit along Interstate 40.  The Trooper was out with a car at a DUI checkpoint when the car rolled back and an open

Fatal Fire Investigation Continues

State and local investigators are working to determine what caused a mobile home fire Monday where a woman was found dead inside.  The victim, Elsie Mathalene Watson, was the owner and occupant of the residence at 5484


**UPDATE** Draco Community – Lenoir, NC – Victim identified from Monday’s fatal residential structure fire. The victim, Elsie Mathalene Watson, was the owner and occupant of the residence involved in fire at 5484 Parkview Rd. in the