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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

hikers found safe

Monday, December 30, 2019 responders were notified of two (2) overdue hikers in the Harper Creek Falls area of the Wilson Creek Community in Northwestern Caldwell County. In response to a request made by family members, and

Woman’s body discovered in fire

On Monday, December 30, 2019 firefighters from Little River Fire Department, with mutual aid from Grace Chapel and Hudson Fire Departments, responded to a structure fire at 5484 Parkview Rd. in the Draco/Little River Community of Caldwell

police step up new years patrols

Local and State law enforcement will be out in force this New Years Eve night to help keep area roads safe.  They remind you to make other arrangements for transportation if you plan on celebrating with alcohol. 

Hickory and Morganton Road Closures

A couple of traffic alerts you may want to take inconsideration during your commutes this week.  In Hickory, the section of Main Ave. NW between Ninth St. NW and Fifth St. NW will be closed to traffic

Flu cases on the rise

According to CDC’s latest FluView report (Dec 15 – 21), national levels of flu-like illness activity continue to increase and have been elevated for seven weeks.  CDC estimates that flu has caused at least 4.6 million flu illnesses, 39,000

Police Rescue distressed man

Two busy roads were shut down Friday afternoon in Maiden as police tried to talk a man threatening to jump from a bridge to come off the bridge.  It happened at the Startown exit over Highway 321.