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Breaking and Entering, Other Charges

Breaking and entering and drug charges were brought against a Morganton woman.  Ashley Nicole Wright 34, was arrested by Maiden Police.  She faces possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver methamphetamine and larceny after breaking and

Shots Fired

Bond was set at $225,000 for a Hickory teen.  Jkobe Treshon Ramseur, was charged with 6 counts of assault with a deadly weapon and 3 counts of discharging a firearm into a vehicle.  The incidents occurred Saturday

Trafficking Charges

A Granite Falls man and an Asheville man face drug charges in Caldwell County.  Donald Shaun Bridges 46, of Granite Falls faces felony trafficking methamphetamine among other charges.  Dion Lamont Lowman 45 of Asheville also faces trafficking

200 Jobs Coming to Hickory

200 jobs are coming to Hickory by 2025.  Corning Optical Communications will expand in Hickory.  A manufacturing facility will be added at the Trivium Corporate Center with a  $150 million will be investment.  State and local incentives

New Manager in Caldwell

Caldwell County has a new manager.  Donald Duncan had served as Conover City Manager and will now serve over Caldwell County starting November 1st.  Duncan takes over after the firing of Stan Kiser.  The Caldwell County Board

Pedestrian Killed

A man was hit by a vehicle and died in Connelly Springs.  Eric Lee Teague 41, of Hickory was killed while walking near Warlicks Church and Wilson Roads.  It happened around 5 am Monday, as a truck

Voting Location Change

The Caldwell County Board of Elections recently passed a resolution combining the two Gamewell polling places into a single precinct as well as the two Sawmills polling places into one. The change closes the Gamewell Middle precinct,

Teen Charged in Burke Death

A man was found dead in Morganton over the weekend and a teen has been charged.  Morganton Department of Public Safety officers found Jerry Ahmed Corpening 67, injured at 309 Burkemont Ave on Saturday.  He died moments

Heroin Charges

Bond was set at $100,000 for a Lenoir man.  Marlon Tyrick Horton 41, was arrested by Lenoir Police.  He faces felony trafficking of heroin and methamphetamine among multiple other drug related charges.  He was placed in the

Murder Charge

A woman has been arrested in a Burke County murder case.  Hannah Renee Waldron 23, faces murder charges in the death of her sister Cara Fantasia Lane 27.  Burke County authorities found Lane on September 17th with